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Welcome! Save the dates May 8 - 12, 2023 for NY SME's eighth annual Current Trends in Mining (CTMF) Conference in midtown New York City. Join us in person Visit the CTMF 2023 website for updates at https://community.smenet.org/currenttrendsinminingfinance/home

Also register here for NY SME's 3rd virtual Thought Leaders in Mining event on Tuesday January 10, 2023 Looking Forward - How Best to Manage Risks Impacting Mineral, Energy and Mining Supply Chains that will address key topics industry leaders, miners, board members, investors, financiers, policy makers want to know about financing global mining supply chains.

We hope you join us. Below are topics that will be discussed by world leading experts from these companies to be released on Tuesday January 10, 2023. 

Baker & McKenzie LLP; Benchmark Mineral Intelligence; Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP; Costmine; CPM Group LLC; Eagle Mines Management; First Majestic Silver Corp.; German Mineral Resources Agency (DERA), Federal Institute for Geosciences & Natural Resources (BGR), Federal Geological Survey of Germany; Marc LeVier & Associates; NY SME; NASA Ames Research Center; Government of Quebec; Rice University, Baker Institute; Shearman & Sterling LLP; Skycorp, Inc.; SLR International Corporation; Société du Plan Nord; Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Foundation (SMEF); Soar Financial Partners; SRK Consulting; Stantec Consulting; Teck Resources Limited; U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); WSP USA; and others.

In alphabetical below are the topics experts from the above organizations will discuss.

- A Deeper Understanding of ESG for Better Management & Investment Decision-making
- Cost Estimating Through the ESG Lens

- Economic and Political Risks To Precious, Base, and Specialty Metals, Including Uncertainties Related To The Energy Transition
- Financing the Development of Critical Minerals Projects; a Roundtable Discussion

- Financings: Christmas Presents and Death Spirals – Two Sides of the Same Coin

- From Minerals to Metals: What Investors Need to Know; A Metallurgical Perspective
- From Mining to Manufacturing, Risk Management of a Whole Supply Chain: The Quebec Approach
- Galvanizing Our Future: The Case for Zinc
- Geopolitical and Market Uncertainty – What do I Consider and How do I Consider it?
- Introductory Welcome from NY Chapter of SME 

- Is Canada Really Open to New Investment in Energy Infrastructure?
- Large Scale Demonstration and Deployment Investments in America’s Clean Energy Supply Chain
- Mine Project Finance and ESG

- Mineral Supply Chain Risks Start with Exploration
- Mine Risk Planning includes Closure & Beyond: Roundtable Discussion

- Opportunities and Challenges for an Off-World Mineral Resource Economy: A Roundtable Discussion
- Overview of SME and SME Foundation Programs: Supporting and Inspiring Mining Professionals Worldwide
- Reducing Regulatory Risks in Partnership with Indigenous Communities
- Risk Management from an Energy, Materials Perspective

- Robust Raw Material Supply Chains for the Present and Future - What Needs to be Done?
- The Great Raw Material Disconnect
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All are welcome to join us for this exciting, informative symposium that will be available on demand. Register now. We encourage you to share the registration link and the event's webpage with others. The goal of NY SME is to educate, inform others about important issues and trends impacting the mining industry and the supply, financing and use of minerals.