Day 1

08:00 – Registration opens

08:50 – Welcome and business card exchange

09:00 – Headline Investor Panel: Tackling the issues at the forefront of the mining investor’s mind

• How are the majors positioned? Is the much required capital expected to filter down to the junior tier?
• How are metals prices being impacted by macro volatility?
• Will the incentive return for new investment in metals mines? Will there be in an increase in projects awarded the green light?

Ethan Levine, Managing Director, Commonfund Capital
Carl Tricoli, Managing Director, Denham Capital

09:40 Mining CEO Presentations

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11:10 – Precious Metals Panel: Where should attention be focused for precious metals miners in the current market?

• Is the reality of consolidation coming into play for gold miners?
• What is next for gold prices? What role do interest rates and the USD fit into amongst gold purchasing habits?
• Positivity for silver prices? Consider supply, investment demand and industrial use.

Michael Denov, Chief Investment Officer, SBP Management
Ryan McIntyre, Portfolio Manager, Toqueville Asset Management
Chris Mancini, Research Analyst, Gabelli Gold Fund

11:50 Mining CEO Presentations

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13:00 – Lunch and Networking

14:00 Mining CEO presentations

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15:20 – Mine Finance Panel:Is finance in need of a shake up within the mining sector?

• Has the mining sector been too reliant on equity markets as a source of funding? Will alternative sources of funding continue to gain ground during riskier times?
• Private equity’s enhanced role – providing debt, equity and streaming
• How are the debt-providers delivering on projects?
• Current geopolitical climate from the US– how is this affecting financing of mineral extraction companies?
• When is suitable to look at JVs, development financing institutions and state-backed funding?

Marcel De Groot, President & CEO,Pathway Capital
Jon Lamb, Portfolio Manager,Orion Resource Partners
Joe Archibald, Partner,Pandion Mine Finance
Patrick Chidley, Partner, 3ppb

16:00 Mining CEO Presentations

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17:00 – Anayst briefing:The changing ecosystem for financings in the junior mining sector

• The path to successfully financing a discovery through to production
• Critical steps to improving share price
• Paths to exit – attracting a major minor

Joe Mazumdar, Economic Geologist/Analyst,Exploration Insights

17:30 – End of day one and 121 networking drinks