2 Dear Colleague, On behalf of Markets Group, it is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the Colombia Mining Summit, taking place at the W Hotel in Bogota, July 29-30, In the past several years, a variety of complex regulatory, environmental, and legal issues have arisen in the Colombia mining industry. The international markets are eager to better understand the realities on the ground, and whether and where business opportunities exist. The Colombia Mining Summit was created with this purpose in mind to allow local, international, public and private sector mining executives a clear view of the market, and the opportunities and risks present. We have assembled the most important public sector stakeholders and mining company executives to communicate the realities present in the market. Over the course of two days of active networking, meetings, and interactive discussions, you as an attendee will gain access the critical issues facing major advances in mining investment, development and regulation in the Colombia mining industry, allowing you to make better decisions about how to position your business and invest more adeptly in the market. Untangling the Colombian Mining Market and Positioning Your Organization for Success in 2015 and Beyond Features of the Summit: Over 50 mining executives presenting on the program Over 15 hours of structured networking and receptions Over 15 individual sessions covering critical high-level business topics impacting your business Over 300 attendees from 15+ countries will be in attendance We appreciate you considering joining us this coming July and are eager to assist you in better positioning your organization for success in this market. Regards, Ken Bauco Head of Energy & Mining Group Markets Group Mining Series Colombia Mining Summit July 29-30, 2015 W Hotel Bogota Bogota, Colombia Peru Mining Summit December 1-2, 2015 Hilton Lima Miraflores Lima, Peru Contact Details Speaking Opportunities María Alicia Rodriguez Sponsorship & Registration Ken Bauco Marketing & Press Karishna Perez
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5 Maria Isabel Ulloa Cruz, Vice Minister of Mines, Ministerio de Minas y Energía Maria Isabel Ulloa has a Bachelor s degree in law from Universidad de los Andes and a Masters in Public Administration from New York University. Ulloa previously worked at the Ministry of Mines and Energy as private secretary of former Minister Federico Renjifo. At the time, she was involved in the development of the country s mining policy. Until her recent appointment as Vice Minister of Mines, Ulloa served as the royalty coordinator at the Ministry of Finance. She has also held various positions in the Colombian Government, as advisor for the President, the Minister of Finance and the Minister of the Interior. Andres Restrepo Isaza, Chief Executive Officer, Mineros S.A. Mr. Andres Restrepo Isaza, B.A is the CEO of Mineros S.A. Mr. Isaza served as Vice President of Mineros S.A. He is an entrepreneur with experience in the chemical, agricultural, and mining industries. He manages a company focused on clean technologies, addressing environmental challenges in the mining industry. His company also engages in mergers and acquisitions of exploration and production companies in Colombia. He served as a Director of Solvista Gold Corporation from April 2011 to August 21, Mr. Isaza received a degree in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in 1982 in Medellin, Colombia and a Finance Specialization degree from Universidad EAFIT in 1985 in Medellin, Colombia. Amílcar Valencia, Environmental Director, Drummond Ltd. Ingeniero Civil de la Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería, Msc en Ingeniería y Prevención Ambiental de la Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya. Actualmente Director Ambiental de Drummond Ltd., con experiencia en la estructuración e implementación de estrategias de sostenibilidad ambiental, en la elaboración de estudios ambientales y en el diseño e implementación de planes de manejo y planes de monitoreo en el sector minero-energético. Ha sido investigador en Amenazas y Riesgos Geoambientales, Coautor del libro Evaluación del Riesgo por Fenómenos de Remoción en Masa - Guía Metodológica. Publicado por INGEOMINAS y la Editorial Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería. Sergio Petro, Superintendente Ambiental, Cerro Matoso S.A. Responsible for the CMSA environmental management system, including legal compliance, environmental monitoring, stakeholders management, environmental licensing processes, support to operations and projects, closure planning, and environmental risk management. Remarkable experience in mining and metallurgical operations, in HSE, Projects, Mine Planning and Engineering roles. Versatile professional profile easily adaptable to new challenges and roles in the industry. Strengths in management of HSE and business risks, sustainability management, occupational health and safety management, corporate strategic planning and project management. Lombardo Paredes, Chief Executive Officer, Gran Colombia Gold Corp Lombardo brings to his position over 20 years of corporate leadership and operations management experience in the resource sector in Latin America. Before becoming an independent consultant on energy and environmental project development. He was responsible for regional planning of investments and social development for Eastern Venezuela, and was Managing Director and a Board Member of Maraven S.A. (an affiliate of PDVSA), with responsibility for the con-struction and commissioning of the Cardon Refinery Conversion Project in Venezuela, a US$2.6 billion project and was General Manager of its Production Operations Division, with 5,000 employees and oil production of 800 KBbls per day. Natalia Gutiérrez, Presidente, Agencia Nacional de Minería- ANM Natalia Gutiérrez Jaramillo es la actual presidenta de la Agencia Nacional de Minería - ANM. Administradora de negocios, y con una visión profesional cercana a la gestión de dicha entidad, Gutiérrez Jaramillo participó como Viceministra de Minas en el diseño de la nueva institucionalidad que reestructuró el sector. Anterior a su cargo en la ANM, se desempeñaba como Viceministra para la Participación e Igualdad de Derechos del Ministerio del Interior. Es egresada de la Universidad EAFIT (Medellín), con catorce años de experiencia profesional, diez de ellos en el sector de hidrocarburos, donde realizó el control y evaluación de proyectos de inversión y de cadena de valor. Santiago Arias, Vice President-Portfolio Manager, PineBridge Investments Mr. Arias is responsible for managing Latin American equities at PineBridge Investments, and covers financials, real estate, mining and technology sectors. He is also an advisor for the Private Funds Group for the company. Prior, Mr. Arias was an Investment Officer at MicroVest Capital in Washington DC, where he was responsible for managing a private equity portfolio across Latin America. Other experiences include strategy consulting, financial structuring, and development work with the United Nations. Mr. Arias holds a Master's degree in International Finance from Johns Hopkins University (SAIS), and a Bachelor s degree in Business Administration from Butler University. Fernando Iregui Mejía, Director, ANLA Agencia Nacional de Licencias Ambientales Abogado de la Universidad del Cauca y Especialista en Derecho Ambiental de la Universidad del Rosario, viene de ser Jefe de la Gerencia Social Ambiental de la Vicepresidencia de Planeación, Riegos y Entorno de la Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura ANI. Desde octubre de 2011 a junio de 2012 apoyo jurídicamente las actividades de la Autoridad Nacional de Licencias Ambientales ANLA, relacionadas con proyectos, obras o actividades, sujetos de licenciamiento, permiso o trámite ambiental. Desde el 2005 a septiembre de 2011 presto servicios profesionales como asesor jurídico en el área de Licencias Permisos y Trámites Ambientales de la Dirección de Licencias del anterior Ministerio de Ambiente, Vivienda y Desarrollo Territorial.
6 Alvaro Mendoza Caceres, Risk Manager, Anglogold Ashanti Colombia S.A. Mr. Mendoza is specialist in Occupational Health & Safety, Security & Risk Management, with experience in health, safety, security and environmental protection management in organizations. Mr. Mendoza is also expert in Comprehensive Risk Management and Organizational Operational Integrity through the design, implementation and maintenance of management systems (OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001, ISO / NTC 5254), Crisis Management and Business Continuity Plan. He is a Certificated member of ALARYS AIRM Member (Certificated Risk Manager), the Colombian Society of Occupational Medicine and the Aviation Safety Committee. Hernán Linares, Country Manager, Eco Oro Hernan Linares actualmente se desempeña como Gerente General de la empresa Eco Oro Sucursal Colombia. Cuenta con más de 10 años de experiencia en el sector minero energético. Especialista en finanzas con Maestría de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas de la Universidad de Buenos Aires Argentina, actualmente es Segundo Vicepresidente de la Junta Directiva de la ANDI Seccional Santander, Miembro de la Asociación Interamericana de Contabilidad, Docente Universitario en programas de postgrado e invitado a conversatorios sobre temas de Regulación Financiera Internacional y Responsabilidad Social Empresarial. Eduardo Chaparro Avila, Director del Centro de Pensamiento Energético, ANDI Geólogo de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Es Director Ejecutivo de la Cámara Minera Asomineros, estuvo vinculado a la CEPAL-ONU en el manejo de los asuntos mineros para América Latina y prevención de desastres naturales. Ha ejercido su profesión en la industria del carbón, esmeraldas, oro, materiales cerámicos y materiales de construcción. Es uno de los fundadores del Servicio Nacional de Salvamento Minero de Colombia; con formación como de Jefe de Estación, en la Central de Salvamento en Polonia y en el Reino Unido. En ventilación de minas en la Universidad de Nottingham, (UK) y de mercadeo y análisis del mercado de carbón en Exxon Research Texas y Florida. Thomas Kelly, Chief Operating Officer, Atico Mining Corp. Mr. Kelly has a bachelor and a master degrees in mining engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. He is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a registered member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration. Mr. Kelly has over 35 years of worldwide experience with mineral industry leaders such as Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, AMEC Americas and Inca Pacific Resources. He is a recognized expert in project management and development.he has experience in mine production, minerals industry consulting and corporate management. Extensive international experience working on producing mines as part of feasibility teams and managing development projects. Alberto Lobo-Guerrero, Operations Vice-President, Logemin S.A. International and national exploration for various mineral deposits. Pre-feasibility evaluation of new interoceanic canal through Choco, Colombia. Evaluation of new mineral business opportunities in the northern Andes. Development of the anorogenic ring complex cluster concept for world-wide exploration. Development of mineral exploration strategies in Kyrgistan, the Aldan Craton in Russia, Rocky Mountains and Wisconsin, Niger, Bahia, the Northern China Craton, Zambia-Namibia, Argentina and South Korea. Exploration of the Garzon-Macarena-Quetame Massif in central Colombia. Applied geophysics consulting in precision agriculture, archaeology, engineering geology, environmental geology, and mineral exploration. Laura García, Gerente de Relaciones con la Comunidad para Exploraciones, AngloAmerican Antropóloga, especialista en Gestión Regional del desarrollo, con más de doce años a la gestión social y relacionamiento con la comunidad y con el gobierno para el sector industrial, en áreas como la infraestructura, los hidrocarburos y la minería. Su perspectiva de trabajo parte del paradigma de los Negocios Conscientes, de la construcción de un conocimiento apropiado de las comunidades de las áreas de influencia de los proyectos, para desarrollar un relacionamiento estratégico, en el que todas las partes involucradas logren desarrollar sus objetivos e intereses. Blanca Stella Frías, President and Chief Executive Offcer, Angel Gold Corp. Más de 25 años de experiencia en la industria. Especialista en Responsabilidad Social Corporativa con experiencia en comunidades mineras. Formo su propia empresa de minería que opero en Venezuela y Guyana. Formo parte del equipo que descubrió el deposito Brisas del Cuyuni, (10.2Moz Au). En 2005 identifico el proyecto Minero La Bodega en Santander, Colombia, en donde se desempeñó como Gerente de Administración y Relaciones con la Comunidad desde la formación de la filial de Ventana Gold en Colombia (CVS Explorations Ltda.) hasta la transacción en efectivo por mil cuatrocientos millones de dólares con AUX Canada Acquisition Inc. en Curso estudios de Administración de Negocios en Midland College, Midland, Texas. Fabio Rincon, Project Manager, Minera Cerrejon Mr. Rincon More than six years of experience in capital project management, leading multidiscipline teams, with excellent results in budget control and opportunity. He has EPCM Project Management experience. Mr. Rincon has over ten years of experience in management in the Oil&Gas industry, with emphasis in of Projects and O&M programs for high pressure natural gas transmission and Natural Gas Process and Treatment Plants. Mr. Rincon is a Civil Engineer from Universidad del Norte and hold a Project Management Specialist Certificate from the same institution.
7 8:00 Registration and Morning Refreshments 8:55 Welcome Remarks: Ken Bauco, Head of Energy & Mining Group, Markets Group 9:00 Chairman s Opening Remarks Natalia Gutierrez, President, ANM (Agencia Nacional de Minería) 9:10 Keynote: Paving a Clear Road to Mining Success As regulators, law makers, and communities resume collaboration efforts, Colombia is once again positioned as a destination for mining investors and international mining companies. Presenter: Maria Isabel Ulloa Cruz, Vice Minister of Mines, Ministerio de Minas y Energía 9:40 Keynote Interview: Colombia Mining 2015: Threats, Prospects, Realities. What are the future prospects of the Colombian mining industry and what are current participants doing to address current threats? How are participants preparing for the convergence of global megatrends? Are you looking into alliances as a way to de-risk projects and spread out capital expenditure risk? What are some focal points that will help you generate higher revenue in the future? Part 1: Legislation: Environmental Rules and Permits 10:00 Panel: Colombia Mining Legislation: Advancements and Setbacks With a revamp in mining legislation, are mining companies once again looking at large scale projects? What key factors should international investors weigh when considering investing in the Colombian Mining Sector? A discussion of anti-mining sentiment as it relates to issues around community, climate change and environmental concerns. An in-depth look at the 30-year operational licensing agreement and its viability for a competitive mining market. Is the uncertainty about regulation curbing future investment opportunities? How mining friendly is Colombia? Paul Harris, Editor, Colombia Gold Letter Fernando Iregui, Director, ANLA (Asociación Nacional de Licencias Ambientales) Ian Park, President, Orosur Mining Natalia Gutierrez, President, ANM (Agencia Nacional de Minería) Sara Cardenas, Mining Subdirector, UPME (Unidad de Planeación Minero Energética) Andres Restrepo, President, Mineros S.A. 11:00 Networking Break Part 2: Capital Markets: Cost Reduction Strategies and Increasing Productivity From Existing Mines 11:30 Panel: Preserving Capital Through Operational Innovation: Managing Profitable Mining Projects & Cost Reduction Strategies What is the true impact of soft commodity prices on Colombia's mineral market? A call for innovation building financial flexibility into mining projects in order to react with market fluctuations. What strategies are mining companies using to reduce cost while maintaining profitability? Addressing cost management and improving processes. Stella Frias, Chief Executive Officer, Angel Gold Corp. Richard Spencer, Chief Executive Officer, U308 Corp. Thomas Kelly, Chief Operating Officer, Atico Mining Corp. Ricardo Nuñez Pinzon, VP Corp. Finance, Consorcio Minero Cucuta 12:15 Panel: Project Financing Strategies, M&A, Mineral Sale Contracts and Sources of Alternative Financing An in-depth look at M&A in Colombia's mineral market. What are the new vehicles to raise capital for mining projects? What is the new role of equity and debt markets in mining finance? What are Colombian mining companies doing to repair their balance sheets and restore investor trust? Andres Alvarez, President, Cámara Minera de Oro Lombardo Paredes, Chief Executive Officer, Gran Colombia Gold Santiago Arias, VP Portfolio Manager, Pinebridge Investments
8 1:00 Networking Lunch Part 3: Political and Operational Risk 2:30 Panel: Government Laws and Political Violence Addressing Colombia's current legislative state and its effect on mining companies risk strategies. Are there any clear mining policies that attracts or increases foreign direct investment? Are companies looking to JV partners as a risk reduction strategy? With the influence of FARC in the mining regions, are Colombia's mining assets uninsurable? How are companies covering the risk of loss arising from these operations? What vehicles are insurance companies creating to facilitate the access of Mining companies to them? Mat Youkee, Consultant, UK Colombia Trade Alejandro Amelines, VP Legal, Carbones San Fernando Jorge H. Botero, President, Fasecolda Carlos Rodado Noriega, Colombia Ambassador to Argentina, Colombian Government 3:15 Panel: Operational Risk Management and Compliance In the context of disaster remediation, how are operations executive reducing risk in project operations, planning and implementation stages? Is there a way to protect projects from delays in start-up costs? An in-depth look at social, infrastructure and water risk affecting the mining industry in Colombia. From the planning to the execution, what are some key factors that make a project get to its full capacity? Oswaldo Ordoñez, Board Member, Sociedad Colombiana de Geología Hector Melendez, Mining General Manager, Gran Colombia Gold Rafael Roldán, Operations Manager, Mineros SA David Giraldo, Operations Director, Minerales Rio Negro Winston Wilches, Lead Explosives Engineer, Drummond Ltd. Part 4: Safety, Environment and Sustainable Development 4:00 Panel: Mining Safety & Health Worker injuries are a constant risk. Safety and compliance in workforce scheduling data to avoid creating dangerous conditions for workers; building stronger community relationships around your mining operations by up-skilling local employees; lessons learned from building constructive relationships with indigenous communities. How to design successful consultation processes? How to make a mining project more secure If confronting hard environment conditions? Alvaro Mendoza, Risk Manager, AngloGold Ashanti Laura Garcia, Community Relations Manager, AngloAmerican 4:45 Networking Break 5:15 Panel: Environment and Sustainability Is sustainable mining compatible with a safe environment? Is it possible to develop mining projects while not impacting the environment and the communities around them? Conflict resolution and consensus building. What can we learn from the European Union Mining practices? Types of mining and its real effect on the environment. Why isn't there a joint effort between mining and environmental authorities that allows sustainable mining projects in Colombia? Oscar Restrepo, Professor, School of Mines, Universidad Nacional de Colombia Amilcar Valencia, Environmental Director, Drummond Ltd. Carlos E. Olivo, Environmental Manager, Interamerican Coal Juan David Castillo, Environmental Manager, Anglo Gold Ashanti Hernan Linares, Country Manager, Eco Oro 6:00 Closing Remarks: Ken Bauco, Head of Energy & Mining Group, Markets Group 6:05 Cocktail Reception 6:30 Close of Day One
9 8:00 Registration and Morning Refreshments 8:55 Welcome Remarks: Ken Bauco, Head of Energy & Mining Group, Markets Group 9:00 Chairman s Opening Remarks Natalia Gutierrez, President, ANM (Agencia Nacional de Minería) 9:00 Keynote: Why Invest in the Colombia Mining Sector Is the mining industry Colombia s booming sector? Is Colombia a party to international investment treaties applicable to mining projects undertaken or sponsored by foreign companies? Presenter: Alvaro Rueda, President, Minas Paz del Río 9:30 Keynote Interview: Should the Colombian Government Create a State Policy on the Mining Industry? Does Colombia want mining to be its most productive sector of its economy? How can they promote this initiative? Is this an assertive strategy, why or why not? Presenter: Cesar Diaz Guerrero, Former Vice-Minister of Mines, Colombian Government Part 5: Exploration 10:00 Panel: Colombia s Exploration Key Factors What is the current situation with junior mining financing? Aside from the well-known gold, coal, nickel, and iron potential that Colombia has, in which other metals does Colombia also have potential for exploration? How well do we know our Colombian mining potential? Has the recent Colombian mining boom contributed to the training of Colombian professionals engaged in mineral exploration? From planning to execution, what are some key factors that help a project get to its full capacity? Carlos Vargas, President, Sociedad Colombiana de Geología Timoleón Garzon, Principal Geologist Project Generation, Anglo Gold Ashanti Alessandro Cecchi, VP Exploration, Gran Colombia Gold Mauricio Castañeda, VP Exploration, Continental Gold 10:45 Networking Break Part 6: Mining Infrastructure and Processing 11:15 Panel: Mining Infrastructure: Enhancing Supply Chain Planning, Optimizing Operations and Process What level of investment is required in roads, railways, and port facilities to support the mining sector s export chain? What financing options are available to juniors requiring infrastructure? What infrastructure improvements are needed to boost mineral production? Developing a project in a harsh geological environment: A close look at mine development from concept to commissioning. Who should construct, own, and operate mining infrastructure? Santiago Cardona, Corporate Manager of Supply Chain, Mineros S.A. Mauricio Suarez, General Manager, Puerto Santa Marta Carlos Nuñez, President, Cormagdalena Fabio Alberto Rincon, Project Manager, Minera Cerrejon 12:00 Panel: Efficient Machinery to Drive Productivity Creating lasting value through use of sustainable mineral transport systems. New perspective on machinery as a revenue generating investment rather than as operational expense. New strategies used to prolong capital equipment lifecycle. Can junior miners benefit from the use of scalable automation systems as their operations grow? Will the incorporation of innovative automation systems in the crushing and separation phase reduce down time? John W. Branch, Dean, School of Mines, Universidad Nacional de Colombia Elvis Palomares, Maintenance Chief, Minera Minsur Juan Monroy, Líder de Flota, Mantenimiento de Equipo Móvil, Drummond Ltd. Pedro Pinto, Superintendente de CTD, Cerrejon
10 12:45 Networking Lunch Part 7: Energy and Water 2:00 Panel: Energy and Mining: Delivering a Stable Energy Supply High cost and stringent regulations are forcing reductions in energy consumption while the local demand increases. Optimizing production processes to ensure smooth delivery with little downtime due to power outages and fluctuations. What is the role of renewable energy in the mining industry? What policy changes will be required in order to drive this market? Camilo Younes, Proffesor, School of Mines, Universidad Nacional de Colombia Eduardo Chaparro, Director del Centro de Pensamiento Minero Energético, ANDI Zamir Centanaro Olascoaga, Líder de Gestión de Energía y Gas, Cerro Matoso S.A. 2:45 Panel: Efficient Water Use Abrasive dust and dirt. Extreme temperatures and more. Difficult conditions to supply water to long distance mining plants. The need for water has become dire for mining companies while stringent regulations are forcing reductions in water consumption. Challenges and opportunities in water management exist for the mining sector. How to protect the environment through dust suppression technology? What strategies can minimize the environmental impact on and eliminate the need for large reservoirs? Alberto Lobo-Guerrero, VP Operations, Minera Logemin Sergio Petro, Superintendente Ambiental, Cerro Matoso S.A. 3:30 Summit Concludes