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Join Us! We hope to See you in New York
Sunday, April 24th to Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
All attendees must register Space is limited

 The New York Section of SME is the host of
the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration's

4th Current Trends in Mining Finance Conference:
Survival: Prosperity with the New Normal of Risk and Uncertainty 

Monday April 25th & Tuesday April 26th 
at Shearman & Sterling at
599 Lexington Ave 
at corner of 53rd St., New York City

The conference is intended for mining and finance executives, bankers, analysts, investors, attorneys, accountants, portfolio managers and engineers. The focus of the Conference will be the outlook, trends and issues that affect capital raising in the global mining industry. Speakers at the conference, including the workshops, will present case studies on how management and investors can employ best practices and technology to anticipate, track and manage the technical and non-technical risks associated with mining projects.  Visit program for details and updates to the agenda We thank the Sponsors and Media Partners - Please join them

The conference and work shops will cover a range of important topics including:

  • Current global commodity market supply, demand and price and capital market trends

  • Traditional and alternative funding sources and issues impacting investment opportunities 

  • Trends, issues and risks impacting mining project evaluation, valuation and M&A transactions

  • Case studies about raising capital, recent deals involving projects, operations and infrastructure

  • Methods to evaluate and manage capital project planning, development and construction risk

  • Innovative use of data and technology to evaluate, reduce and manage operating and capital costs

  • Discussion of tax, accounting and key issues such as social license, environment, sustainability, etc..  

  • Technical and non-technical issues impacting mine and infrastructure development and finance

Join us on Sunday, April 24th at the delegate dinner for an enjoyable time to meet others, including members of the New York financial community and hear Guest Speaker(s). Also register to attend these Workshops 

  • International standards for lenders: Environmental and social issues that impact mining project investment
    by Ramboll Environ, a unit of Ramboll Group A/S Sunday April 24th - Noon to 4:30 at Opia Restaurant
  • The rise of critical metals and supply chain trends: Why the commodity rules have changed in the digital age
    by Benchmark Mineral Intelligence Sunday April 24th - Noon to 4:30 at Opia Restaurant
  • Mining investment: Identifying and managing key technical and construction risks
    by Roscoe Postle Associates (RPA) and Shearman & Sterling Wednesday April 27th - 8am to Noon at Shearman & Sterling
  • Revenue Enhancement Opportunities and Price Stability Programs for the Current Market Environment
    by Auramet Trading, LLC Wednesday April 27th - 8am to Noon at Shearman & Sterling 
  • Lessons learned from mega projects and mining projects: Key success factors
    by Independent Project Analysis, Inc. Wednesday April 27th - Noon to 5pm at Shearman & Sterling

The conference is a unique opportunity to stay current, get your questions answered by leading experts about issues and industry and sector trends impacting financing mining and related infrastructure, and the innovative use of technology and data to better manage investments, cost and risk, etc. and to network with colleagues and fellow professionals in the heart of New York. 

Join representatives of these firms who expressed interest to Speak - and others attending from:

Agapito Associates; Alabama Graphite; Auramet Trading; Baker & McKenzie; Benchmark Mineral Intelligence;
Blakes Cassell & Graydon; Bloomberg; BNP Paribas; Caterpillar Job Site Solutions; Citibank; CME Group;
Coeur Mining; Commonwealth Bank of Australia; Dassault
Systèmes; Discovery Investing;
Disruptive Discoveries Journal; Duff & Phelps; ECSI; Energy Associates; EDC Export Development Canada;
Ernst & Young; Golder Associates; Government of Quebec; Hatch; HDR, Inc.; Headwaters MB; Hecla Mining;
Holland & Hart; HSBC Bank; IBM; IPA Independent Project Analysis; ING Capital; Journeaux International, 
Consultant to New Millenium Iron; JP Morgan Securities; Kiewit Mining and Construction; KoreConX;
KPMG LLP; Largo Resources; Lemuria Royalties Corp; Lind Partners; McEwen Mining; McGill Cosmo -
Stochastic Mine Planning Laboratory; Meridiam Infrastructure; Merjent; MIAG; MUFG Union Bank 
(Bank of Tokyo and Mitsubishi Finance Group)
; Neometals Ltd; Newmont Mining Corp.; Ramboll Environ;
Red Cloud Mining Capital; Roscoe Postle Associates; RPM Global; Shearman & Sterling; SME;
S&Q SNL Metals & Mining; SRK Consulting; Stornoway Diamond; TD Securities; Western Uranium; and others

We hope to see you in April! 

Past Current Trends in Mining Finance Programs
2013 Program I 2014 Program I 2015 Program