Program

Preliminary Agenda Is Below - Check Back for Updates

The CTMF 2018 Conference is focused on the outlook, key trends and issues impacting capital raising in the global mining industry and will highlight solutions, risks and opportunities. Register at a discount before March 15 for the conference, any of four workshops and three receptions You do not have to attend the conference to attend the workshops or receptions. Space is limited. Join the sponsors!


Speakers will discuss case studies and how management and investors use best practices and technology to anticipate, track, manage and reduce technical, non-technical and financial risk associated with mining projects. In addition to experts and executives discussing market trends and issues impacting deals being done, there will be many leaders discussing rapid, pivotal changes in mining today including:

Phillips Baker, the President & CEO of Hecla Mining Company who will present a key note address about the mining industry being on the cusp of changing the relationship of the miner to the rock face forever. Phil will talk about Hecla Mining Company embracing innovation that will remove the miner from harm’s way and host of other technologies that will make mining safer, improve productivity and lower costs. He has said ‘We believe that within a decade the mining industry will look nothing like it does today’. 

CTMF combines discussion of technical, non-technical and financial issues and trends impacting raising capital, with the experiences of many leading decision makers in the global mining business. Register to attend and meet a who's who of industry specialists, technology and operating officers, bankers, analysts, investors, portfolio managers, engineers and others. Learn about rapid, pivotal changes in mining today including concerning new technology, financing sources and other issues, including tax reform. 
Shown below Tony O'Neill, Group Executive, Technical and Sustainability, Anglo American plc - Key Note Speaker talking about FutureSmart Mining TM


Get your questions answered. Meet with and hear many leading global experts discuss: 
 

  • Bankers’ View of Capital Markets and Mine Financing multiple panels, round tables re recent deals, M&A, restructurings, where, how and who is raising capital etc.
  • Structuring Finance and Funding of Mining Companies, Projects and Exploration including discussion of alternative capital sources, royalties, streaming, debt, project finance, off takes etc.
  • Analysts’ View of Metals and Minerals Markets - multiple panels re global metals, mining, steel, ev energy and battery markets, supply, demand, price trends for base, precious and industrial metals 
  • Technology, Smart Data, Innovation - multiple panels by leading experts about the industry using automation, AI, machine learning, virtual, simulation, IoT, equipment, etc. to manage cost and risk

  • Proposed Changes in Rules and Regulations multiple panels about interpretation, harmonization and managing in an ever changing regulatory landscape, including discussion of tax reform
  • Engaging Stakeholders For Success - multiple panels about non technical, communal, regulatory rules and best practices and case studies involving societal, economic, technical issues
  • Government Policy to Support and Attract Investment in mining and related sectors, including technology - multiple senior officials from several countries will speak about this 
  • Best Practices re Reserves and Resources - including discussion of recent proposed rules changes and definitions and harmonization including to Industry Guide 7 in the USA, etc
  • And hear discussion of other current topics and issues, best practices and case studies 

Join all in an inviting environment with time for audience Q&A and one-on-one meetings with attendees, speakers and others from the New York financial, analyst, investor and business community.

Below is a preliminary agenda. Check back for updates
Shown below Conference delegates attending a panel discussion about Engaging Stakeholders for Long Term Project Success



New York SME, the host and organizer of the CTMF conferences, thanks all sponsors and
welcomes you to join them. Contact Tim Alch conference co chair timalch@gmail.com if you have questions. All of the sponsors help make it possible for all to meet in New York. Thank you!

 


PRELIMINARY AGENDA OF 2018 CTMF EVENTS 
As of 25 January 2018. Please check back for updates

Sunday April 29 - Two Pre-Conference Workshops Noon - 4:30 PM at NY Marriott East Side
                             Reception 5:00 - 7:00 PM at NY Marriott East Side

Monday April 30 - Conference - Day One 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM at Shearman & Sterling
                             Reception 6:00 - 8:00 PM at NY Marriott East Side

Tuesday May 1 -  Conference - Day Two 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM at Shearman & Sterling
                             Reception 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM at Shearman & Sterling

Wednesday May 2 - Two Post-Conference Workshops 8 AM - 1 PM at Shearman & Sterling

Click through to read updates about the receptions and hotels in the area. Register early to attend the conference, workshops and receptions Space is limited.


BELOW IS THE PRELIMINARY AGENDA
As of 25 January 2018. Please check back for updates and more details

SUNDAY APRIL 29 - TWO PRE CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS AND EVENING RECEPTION
New York Marriott East Side at 525 Lexington Avenue, at 49th Street,
Four blocks south from Shearman & Sterling, also on Lexington Ave 

SUNDAY APRIL 29 – TWO PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS Read about the workshops here  
Noon to 4:30 PM at New York Marriott East Side at 525 Lexington Avenue, at 49th Street
Noon for lunch; Start at 12:30 PM; Refreshment break at ~2:45 PM; Workshop ends at 4:30 PM 

I.  Improving strategic capital management with Integrated Valuation and Risk Modelling methods by Michael Samis, Associate Partner of EY, Toronto Ernst & Young

II. Application of enhanced techniques for assessing risks and opportunities in mineral resource estimates: some key points for mining finance professionals led by Abani R. Samal, Ph. D., Principal, GeoGlobal LLC with Harry Parker, Technical Director of Amec Foster Wheeler, a division of the Wood Group   

SUNDAY APRIL 29 - RECEPTION - JOIN US - MEET AND NETWORK WITH ALL
5 PM to 7 PM - New York Marriott East Side at 525 Lexington Avenue, at 49th Street

Join all for beverages and lite hors d'oeuvres at an outdoor rooftop garden terrace. Register in advance to attend an enjoyable time to network with members of New York's banking, finance, investment, private equity, analyst and business community. Read about the receptions here Space is limited.

Sponsored by _______________

MONDAY APRIL 30 - DAY ONE OF THE CONFERENCE - 7:30 AM TO 5:30 PM
At Shearman & Sterling LLP at 599 Lexington Ave, at corner of 53rd Street
Check back as content, order and times are subject to change

7:30             REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST - Sponsored by _______________

8:30             WELCOME BY CONFERENCE CHAIR AND HOST
8:35             OPENING REMARKS BY CONFERENCE CHAIRMEN

8:40     I.1    CAPITAL MARKETS REVIEW AND KEY TRENDS IN MINING
9:20     I.2    BANKERS’ VIEW OF CAPITAL MARKETS AND MINE FINANCING

10:00           KEY NOTE ADDRESS:  ____ Speaker to be announced  _______

10:30           REFRESHMENT BREAK - Sponsored by __________________________

10:50   I.3   MINING M&A AND CONSOLIDATION TRENDS – SHEARMAN ROOM
10:50   I.3A ANALYSTS’ VIEW OF METALS & MINERALS MARKETS: PART I - CONF ROOM G/H

11:35   I.4   TRANSFORMATIONAL RESTRUCTURING TRANSACTIONS – SHEARMAN ROOM
11:35   I.4A ANALYSTS’ VIEW OF METALS & MINERALS MARKETS: PART II – CONF ROOM G/H

12:20          KEY NOTE SPEAKER LUNCH - Sponsored by _________________________
12:35          ____________ Key Note Speaker to be announced  ________________

1:30     I.5   2018: THE YEAR OF TAX REFORM: WHAT IS THE IMPACT? – SHEARMAN ROOM
1:30     I.5A ANALYSTS’ VIEW OF METALS & MINERALS MARKETS PART III – CONF ROOM G/H

2:20     I.6    MANAGING CASH FLOW FOR CAPITAL & OPERATING SPENDING – SHEARMAN ROOM
2:20     I.6A ANALYSTS’ VIEW OF METALS & MINERALS MARKETS PART IV – CONF ROOM G/H

3:10            REFRESHMENT BREAK - Sponsored by ___________________________

3:30     I.7   WHY SOME MINING PROJECTS SUCCEED AND SOME FAIL – SHEARMAN ROOM
3:30     I.7A ANALYSTS’ VIEW OF METALS & MINERALS MARKETS PART V – CONF ROOM G/H

4:25     I.8   HOW MINING COMPANIES ARE RAISING CAPITAL TODAY

5:25            CONCLUSION OF DAY ONE OF CONFERENCE PROGRAM

6 - 8 PM     RECEPTION – Join us for Beverages, Hors D'Oeuvres and Networking
                   New York Marriott East Side at 525 Lexington Avenue, at 49th Street
                   Four blocks south of Shearman & Sterling, also on Lexington Ave
                   Register in advance, Join all, Network with New York's business community   
                   Sponsored by _______________________________________ 

8:00            CONCLUSION OF DAY ONE OF THE CONFERENCE

TUESDAY MAY 1 - DAY TWO OF THE CONFERENCE - 7:30 AM TO 5:30 PM
Shearman & Sterling LLP at 599 Lexington Avenue, at corner of 53rd Street 
Check back as content, order and times are subject to change

7:30            REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST - Sponsored by _______________ 

8:40    II.1   WHO PROVIDES ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF CAPITAL? PART I - SHEARMAN ROOM  
8:40    II.1A IMPLEMENTATION OF MINERAL RESERVES AND RESOURCE DEFINITIONS AND                                     CLASSIFICATIONS - CONFERENCE ROOM G/H 

9:30    II.2   WHAT IS AND WHO PROVIDES ALTERNATIVE CAPITAL - PART II - SHEARMAN ROOM
9:30    II.2A  IMPORTANCE OF RESOURCE RESERVE DUE DILIGENCE - CONFERENCE ROOM G/H 
 

10:20          REFRESHMENT BREAK  - Sponsored by _______________

10:40  II.3   HOW EXPLORATION AND RISK IS FINANCED - SHEARMAN ROOM
10:40  II.3A MINERAL AND MINING PROJECT VALUATION - CONFERENCE ROOM G/H

11:30  II.4   RULES, REGULATIONS AND LAW IMPACT ON MINING – SHEARMAN ROOM
11:30  II.4A MINING COST AND OPERATING ISSUES AND TRENDS - CONFERENCE G/H

12:20          GUEST SPEAKER LUNCHEON - Sponsored by ________________________ 

12:35          ____________ Guest speaker to be announced soon__________

1:30    II.5   TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION TODAY: THE FUTURE IS HERE - SHEARMAN ROOM
1:30    II.5A ENGAGING STAKEHOLDERS FOR SUCCESS - CONFERENCE ROOM G/H

2:30    II.6   SUCCESSFUL USE OF TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION - PART II– SHEARMAN ROOM
2:30    II.6A MANAGING COMMUNITY AND FINANCIAL RISKS - PART II - CONFERENCE ROOM G/H

3:25            REFRESHMENT BREAKSponsored by ________________________ 

3:45    II.7   GOVERNMENTS’ SUPPORT OF MINERALS, MINING INVESTMENT – SHEARMAN ROOM
3:45    II.7A OPPORTUNITIES: A WAY FORWARD: REUSE, REMEDIATION - CONF ROOM G/H

4:35    II.8   HOW TO PROSPER IN THIS MARKET - IN THE NEW NORMAL - SHEARMAN ROOM

5:25            CLOSING REMARKS BY CONFERENCE CHAIR

5:30-7:30    RECEPTION – Beverages and Hors D'Ouevres at Shearman & Sterling
                   599 Lexington Ave, at corner of 53rd Street. Register in advance to attend
                   Join all, Network with New York's business and investment community    
                   Sponsored by _________________________________________

7:30            CONCLUSION OF DAY TWO OF THE CONFERENCE

WEDNESDAY MAY 2 - TWO POST CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS
Shearman & Sterling LLP at 599 Lexington Ave, at corner of 53rd Street 
Breakfast 7:45 AM, Start 8:30 AM, End 11:30 AM, Lunch Ends 1 PM

III.  Efficient, effective due diligence for modern mining investments by Behre Dolbear  

IV. Sustainability in mining – Innovation to reduce mining life cycle costs and impacts by Enviromin Inc. 

Read about the workshops here 

WEDNESDAY MAY 2 - LUNCH FROM NOON TO 1 PM
Shearman & Sterling LLP at 599 Lexington Ave, at corner of 53rd Street

WEDNESDAY MAY 2 - CONFERENCE ENDS AT 1 PM

Register in advance here to attend the conference, workshops and receptions. There are no walk ins. Registration may be closed in advance, as occurred last year. Space is limited.
We hope to see you at  
SME's 6th annual Current Trends in Mining Finance Conference: Investing in Technology and Innovation & Managing Disruption and Risk in the New Normal  - Connecting Mining, Finance and Engineering Executives TM - Sunday April 29 - Wednesday May 2, 2018

Content, speakers, order and times are subject to change

  

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