Program Highlights


•      Mining Investing and Downstream Processing Opportunities in South and Central America
  • Investment climate, mining and minerals processing promotion incentives and government policies
  • Latest developments in local tax, royalties and nationalization policies
  • Addressing environmental concerns in Latin American mining: mining with responsibility
  • Mineral supply and buying future growth trends and changes
  • Demand for financing in Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guyana, Venezuela, Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Haiti, French Guiana, El Salvador, Suriname, Cuba
•      Improving Mining Productivity in Latin America: What Mining Corporations in Latin America Can Do to Improve Productivity and Profitability
  • Transforming mining management and operations
  • Aligning market and corporate strategies with the fast, changing world demand patterns
  • Steering a Junior's survival in the sea of Global major corporates and hostile takeovers
  • Minerals processing technological innovations
  • Mining surface and underground technological advances
  • Robotic applications in mining
  • Drones for Latin American mining
  • Strategic use of ICT, big data, fibre optics, mobile communications, VSAT, SCADA for Latin American mining
  • Marine mining and technical innovations
  • Mining staff productivity improvements
  • Improved profitability management, forex, sales and supply chain management in Latin American mining
•      Value-adding to Both Backward and Forward Beneficiation Across All Mineral Sub-Sectors in Latin America to Promote Downstream Manufacturing Industries in the Region
•      New Minerals Processing and Production Opportunities in Latin America: Refineries, Refractories, etc.
•      Warehouse Receipt Financing / Structured Trade Finance and Price Forecast for Metals Trade in Latin America: What Works, What's Real, What's a Scam – Chinese Lessons for the LatAm Market
•      Risk Management for Mineral/Metals Trading in Latin America
•      Mining Finance Roundtable: Project & Structured Finance for Junior Mining Companies' Exploration Projects in Latin America - How to Attract New Capital and Make your Mining Projects Bankable
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Mining Insurance Roundtable: Risks and Returns in Investing in mining in Latin America: Political Risk Insurance, Trade Credit, Financing Costs and Risk Recourse

•      Smelting & Refining Roundtable: Strategic Planning and Operations for Smelting and Refining in Latin America
•      Scrap Metals Roundtable: Market Openings for Scrap Metals in Latin America and the Metal Recovery Market
•      Mining Legal, Supply & Contracts Managers' Roundtable: Mining Contract Negotiations and Dispute Settlement - Case Studies and Options
•      Mining Offshore & Hedge Fund Managers & Investors' Roundtable: Investing Mining Funds in Latin America
•      Mining IPO & Capital Raising Roundtable: Mergers, Acquisitions, Takeovers, Fund Raising Needs and IPO Opportunities in Latin America's Mining Sector
•      Global and Latin American Mine Owners', Traders' and Investors' Perspectives on:
  • Copper prospects and outlook: Meeting future supply decline challenges
  • Silver prospects and outlook
  • Gold prospects and outlook: Perspectives from invited Central Banks
  • Zinc prospects and outlook
  • Molybdenum prospects and outlook
  • Lithium supply and the present huge demand
  • Coal prospects and outlook
  • Diamond prospects and outlook
  • Uranium prospects and outlook
  • Tin prospects and outlook
  • Lead prospects and outlook
  • Tungsten prospects and outlook
  • Bauxite prospects and outlook
  • Rock potash prospects and outlook
  • Iron ore supply growth and demand projection
  • Industrial minerals demand and supply
•      Mine Water & Power Roundtable: Addressing Water and Power Supply Concerns in Mining in Latin America
•      Mining Logistics: Rail, Road and Shipping Infrastructure Developments
•      Port Developments and Dry Bulk handling for the minerals trade in Latin America
•      Mining Equipment & Services Roundtable: Equipment Financing, Leasing, Rentals for Latin America Mining
•      Ensuring Deep Hole Exploration Success
•      Addressing New Mine Safety/Security/HSE Challenges in Latin America Mining: Measures to Improve Mine Safety