On behalf of Ontario’s North Economic Development Corporation, it is our pleasure to invite you and your team to roll up your sleeves and join us on June 27th in Sudbury for a unique, one of a kind, forum for Northern Ontario mining supply and services companies.
The Northern Ontario Exports Forum is designed to assist companies like you who are serious about growing the export potential of your business, and we believe this event will provide you with specific and actionable information to do so. Featuring facilitated peer-to-peer discussions on select mining markets, the forum also includes an innovative blend of distinguished speakers and mining sector insights that will serve to strengthen your knowledge of global mining sector opportunities. Confirmed speakers to date include:Forum Chair
Alicia Woods, General Manager, Marcotte Mining Machinery Services Inc.
Robert Assabgui, Vice President – Manitoba, Hudbay
Benjamin Burgess, Chief Mine Engineer, Minesa SA (Colombia)
Víctor de la Cruz, Manager – Mining Unit San Rafael, Minsur SA (Peru)
Sydney Hay, President of AMIGOS – Arizona Mining Industry Get Our Support
Alec Morrison, President and CEO, Mining Suppliers Association of B.C.; and Strategic Advisor, Mining Association of B.C.
Dan Neff, President M3 Engineering & Technology Corporation; Chairman of the Board of AMIGOS
Bill Shaver, Chief Operating Officer, INV Metals (Ecuador)
In addition, delegates are invited to attend up to three export market access exchanges throughout the day with insightful discussions on current and future mining markets including as confirmed to date, SW United States, Chile, Mongolia, British Columbia, Peru, Australia, Africa, Argentina, Ecuador, and Colombia.
ATTEND, PARTICIPATE, LEARN, and EXECUTE – in each of these breakouts, the focus will be on peer-to-peer exchange of best practices and mining sector knowledge for the specific market. Beginning with one or two contributors who will instigate discussion, hence sharing their experience in the target market, the Northern Ontario Exports Forum has brought together an assortment of export and trade development expertise and experience including:
Elmer Bauman, Latin America Sales Representative
Paul Bradette, Director of Business Development, SAMSSA
Tomas Cabanillas, Sector Advisor Mining, Global Trade Group, Export Development Canada
Christian Collings, Operations Manager, Minnovare (Perth, Australia)
Felix Jimenez Cieza, Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada in Peru, Global Affairs Canada
Alejandro D’Agostino, Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada in Argentina, Global Affairs Canada
Dante Dominguez, Corporate Executive Sales Manager, Latin America
Wayne Floreani, Vice President, MineAfrica Inc. & Director, The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business
Andrea Gaunt, Global Trade Director, Mining, Export Development Canada
Juan David Gomez, Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada in Colombia, Global Affairs Canada
Will Gove, International Business Development Manager, Minecat
Jeff Fuller, President, ACR Fuller Group
Marek Karwowski, Area Director – Chile, Colombia, Peru, Ministry of International Trade
Ryan McEachern, Managing Director, MSTA Canada
Carlos Miranda, Trade Commissioner , Liaison Officer (Mining), Global Affairs Canada
Noam Sugarman, Trade and Investment Specialist, Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
Ricardo Valdez, Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada in Ecuador, Global Affairs Canada
Yvette Frost, Senior Chief Representative, South America and Caribbean, Export Development Canada
Rafael Castillo, Regional Manager, Exports Development Canada, Peru
Following the Forum’s conclusion, all delegates are invited to continue networking with your peers at one of our regular Export Club social events. For convenience, the Export Club reception will take place in the Solarium at the Holiday Inn, our Export Forum venue. All are invited!
Please take a moment to visit northernontarioexports.ca for complete Export Forum details including registration, accommodations, program updates and more. Registration will be limited to three attendees per company on a first come first serve basis.
Please click here to register now.
A complete agenda will be sent to registered attendees in advance. We hope you can join us in Sudbury on June 27th, have a terrific day!
Scott Rennie and Elena Zabudskaya
Northern Ontario Exports Program