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PDAC 2014
PDAC 2014 - Recent Developments in Mining and Sustainable Development in Latin America
March 5, 20148:00 am - 12:00 p.m.
Room 206DC, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto

A multi-stakeholder international event in the context of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada - PDAC 2014 convention.

The World Bank Group forum will focus on recent developments in key Latin American mining countries, including:

  • Colombian government’s efforts to restructure the mining sector
  • Peru’s policies and programs that leverage mining to promote development
  • Mining opportunities and challenges in Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Haiti

High-level speakers from government delegations, the private sector and academia will participate to encourage debate and discussion.

Agenda: EnglishEspañol

Evolución Reciente de la Minería en Colombia y Desarrollo Sostenible
Amylkar Acosta Medina, Ministro de Minas y Energía

Promoting Competitive and Responsible Mining in Colombia
Maria Constanza Garcia Botero, President, National Mining Agency (ANM)

Exploring the Colombian Territory
Gloria Prieto Rincon, Director for Mineral Resources , Colombian Geological Survey

Recent Developments in Mining and Sustainable Development in Latin America
Colombia: A Mining Sector in Transition – Perspective from de Private Sector
Claudia Jiménez Executive Director, Large Scale Mining Sector Association (LSMS)

Minería Y Sostenibilidad en El Perú
Guillermo Shinno Huamani, Vice-Minister of Mines, Ministry of Energy and Mines, Peru

The Geological Potential of Central America and the Caribbean: A USGS Report
Jane Marie Hammarstrom, Geologist, US Geological Survey

Minería en Guatemala
Ivanova Maria Ancheta Alvarado, Viceminister of Sustainable Development
Ministry of Energy and Mines, Guatemala

Dominican Republic Mining Opportunities and Challenges
Alexander Medina Herasme, Director, General Direction of Mines, Dominican Republic

Vers un Developpement du Secteur Minier en Haiti
Ludner Remarais, General Director, Department of Mines and Energy, Haiti

  • Questions: Join us for this timely discussion on mining in Latin America. Questions? Clarifications? Get in touch.