Join us at any of three Evening Receptions

Register now for any of three networking evening receptions

Beyond time together at the CTMF conference, breakfasts, morning and afternoon refreshment breaks, lunches and workshops, join us at any of the three evening receptions - a great time for all to meet, catch up with the many CTMF attendees and members of New York's business community. 

All registered conference delegates are welcome to attend the receptions, including the Monday May 20, 2024 Welcome Reception. You are welcome to register guests. Space* is limited. The number of attendees for the May 20, 2024 Welcome Reception will be limited to the first 125 registrants.

Book your group rate hotel room at the near by Marriott hotel in midtown here now, the number of rooms are limited. People interested to just attend workshop(s) or reception(s) do not have to attend the conference. All must register in advance

Monday May 20, 2024 - Welcome Reception at Shearman & Sterling with two guest speakers 
Registration starts at 5:30 pm; two guest speakers starting at about 6:10 PM and ends at 8 PM 
Sponsored by: Big Rock Exploration; Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP; CohnReznick LLP; McEwen Copper; McEwen Mining; Relevant Gold; SRK Consulting 

After the informative workshops, join us - all CTMF attendees must register in advance - to enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres and beverages.
Registered delegates for the Monday May 20 workshops are welcome to attend the Monday May 20, 2024 Welcome Reception with the guest speakers starting at 6:30 pm with two guest speakers. 

People interested to just attend workshop(s) or reception(s) do not have to attend the conference. All must register in advance

At CTMF 2024 on Monday May 20, 2024's Welcome Reception guest speakers will be:

6:10 – 6:30 PM Dr. Kwasi Ampofo, Head of Metals & Mining: BloombergNEF

Is the US winning the race to secure critical minerals for the energy transition?   

The key area of focus will be on the US government's work towards critical minerals supply chain security. The US government has over the past four years has introduced a series of legislatures, executive instruments and initiatives to ensure US automakers have access to the raw materials needed for its domestic market. Have these initiatives been successful or not?     

Bio: Dr. Kwasi Ampofo is the Head of Metals and Mining at BloombergNEF based in London. His team's research covers industrial metals, rare-earth metals, battery metals and the pathways for miners to reach net-zero. Prior to BloombergNEF, he was a mining engineer at Anglo American and a management consultant at Nous Group in Australia. He completed his PhD in Mineral Economics at the University of Queensland, Australia. He is currently a non-executive director at Amira Global. 

7:00 – 7:20 PM Kai Hoffmann, CEO, SOAR Financial

The Green Energy Revolution – Do Investors Really Care? Financing Trends

West vs East – is it even a fair fight? Bringing the battery supply chain home sounds great, but is it feasible? Who is even willing to finance this mega trend? Let’s discuss. Kai's talk will focus on investment trends in the junior mining space. Which commodities are being favored and why are they seeing inflows of capital? What are the alternative sources of funding?

Bio: Kai Hoffmann is a seasoned mining investor and entrepreneur. He has been active in the junior mining sector for 15 years and has consulted and worked with dozens of successful exploration companies. He is the CEO of the Soar Financial Group, which includes the successful Deutsche Goldmesse and Soar Financial Partners, a leading capital market advisory firm.

8:30 PM Conclusion of Monday May 20, 2024 Welcome Reception

You will not want to miss our 2024 guest speakers. Check back for updates.

Tuesday May 21, 2024: Evening Reception at Shearman & Sterling
Sponsored by: Big Rock Exploration; Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP; CohnReznick LLP; McEwen Copper; McEwen Mining; Relevant Gold; SRK Consulting 

Join us as attendees and sponsors of the evening reception on Tuesday May 21, 2024 after the first full day of the conference proceedings. Registration for the evening reception will start at ~5:30 PM.

There will be delicious passed hors d'oeuvres and beverages starting at ~5:30
PM. The reception will end at ~8:00 PM. Join with members of the New York investment and business community. Spouses and guests are welcome.

All must register in advance to attend this and all CTMF 2024 activities

Soon to be announced will be two Guest Speakers at the Tuesday May 21 reception.
Check back for updates. 

NY SME thanks all for joining and supporting us. CTMF 2023 saw record attendance.

Also join us the evening reception on Wednesday May 22, 2024 at Shearman & Sterling
Check back for updates to be announced soon

Sponsored by
Big Rock Exploration; Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP; CohnReznick LLP; McEwen Copper; McEwen Mining; Relevant Gold; SRK Consulting 

Registered CTMF Conference delegates are welcome, and others are welcome to register to join us at the third and final evening reception. It will be a relaxing, enjoyable time when delegates, spouses and guests and all enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres and beverages.

You do not have to attend the conference to register to attend any of CTMF 2024 activities, however you must register
in advance. Members of NYC's business and finance community are welcome to register. Registered conference delegates and speakers are invited to attend the receptions. All others must register to attend any of the receptions separately. 


* Space is limited. The organizers will monitor registrations and may need to close registration early. Registration closed early in 2018 and 2017. We may require some registered delegates to be present in second board conference rooms that will have live video and audio feed to large flat screens to the main conference room or other conference center meeting rooms and or attend in other board rooms to watch and hear via live audio/ video feed. Additional rooms and space adjacent to the main conference room are also places to relax, network, meet one on one, for quiet conversations, or work. Join the sponsorsContent, speakers, and times may change.