Investing in African Mining - London, UK - 2017 report

with premier sponsors Toronto Stock Exchange
and Hebert Smith Freehills


Our 11th Annual Investing in African Mining seminar in London, UK took place on Monday November 27, 2017 at The Tower Hotel, and featured updates by senior mining executives on a diverse range of mining projects across Africa as well as topical presentations on trends and the current state of mining in Africa.

Thank you to our Premier Sponsors Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange and Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, and to our partners The Mineral Resource Analyst Group (MRAG), Women in Mining UK, African Business, BMI Research, Mining Review Africa, Mining Weekly and Oxford Business Group.

A special thanks to seminar co-chairs Stéphane Brabant, Co-Chairman of Africa Group, Chairman of Global Mining Group, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (Paris office) and Graham Dallas, Head of Business Development - Europe, Middle East & Africa, Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange.

If you would like more information on presenting at, or sponsoring, our London seminar in November 2018 email Wayne Floreani. For a full list of our upcoming events and courses, including the biggest African mining event in North America this March during PDAC, scroll to the bottom of this page.

Download the program and presenter profiles for our 11th Investing in African Mining seminar.

Click on the links below to download the presentations.

  • seminar co-chairs - Stéphane Brabant, Co-Chairman of Africa Group, Chairman of Global Mining Group, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (Paris office), Graham Dallas, Head of Business Development - Europe, Middle East & Africa, Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange

  • Welcoming Remarks - Nichole McCulloch, Managing Director, Women in Mining UK and Managing Director, Clifton Hill Associates

  • Quo Vadis South Africa (Part I) - Will South Africa Remain Africa's Most Developed Economy? - Peter Leon, Co-Chairman of Africa Group, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (Johannesburg office)

  • Mining and Medicine - the Big Risks, the Best Solutions - Dr. Albie de Frey, Director, iNHEMACO (International Health Management Consultants)

  • KEFI - Paving the Way in Ethiopia - Now the World's Highest Growth Country - Harry Anagnostaras-Adams, Chairman, KEFI Minerals plc

  • Risks and Rewards in Africa: What Can the Mining Community Learn? - Paul Gabriel, Senior Analyst for East Africa, Control Risks

  • Lithium and Other Battery Metals Exploration in Africa - Dr. Antony Harwood, President & Chief Executive Officer, Montero Mining & Exploration Ltd.

  • A Practical Framework for Stakeholder Collaboration - Gerald Whittle, Chief Executive Officer, Whittle Consulting

  • An Emerging Integrated Vanadium Platform - Fortune Mojapelo, Chief Executive Officer, Bushveld Minerals

  • Panel Discussion: Quo Vadis South Africa (Part II) - Post-December 2017 - Peter Attard Montalto, Executive Director, Head of Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa Economics, NOMURA International, Darias Jonker, Director, Africa, Eurasia Group, Stuart Theobald, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Intellidex UK Limited, Peter Leon, Co-Chairman of Africa Group, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (Johannesburg office)

  • Fireside Chat - Graham Dallas, Head of Business Development EMEA, Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange and Luis da Silva, President and Chief Executive Officer, GB Minerals Ltd.

  • GoviEx Uranium: A Growing Africa-Focused Uranium Company - Daniel Major, Chief Executive Officer, GoviEx Uranium Inc.

  • Digital Communication Solutions for Enhanced Business Efficiency in African Mining - Catherine Mauvais, Business Development Director for Africa, Marlink, Enterprise Division

  • Brexit: Africa- Paul Butcher, Of Counsel, Brexit Director, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (London office)

  • Zimbabwe: Post Mugabe: The Realities of Change: Opportunities & Risks - Sebastian Spio-Garbrah, Global Managing Director & Chief Frontier Markets Analyst, DaMina Advisors

  • For more information email Wayne Floreani.


    UPCOMING SEMINARS AND COURSES
    Download the one page brochure for all of our upcoming seminars, panel discussions and courses taking place during PDAC this March in Toronto.

  • 8th Panel Discussion on Africa's mining industry with Webber Wentzel
    Sunday March 4, 2018, 08h30 - 10h30, Radisson Hotel Admiral Toronto - Harbourfront
    Join us for this lively and interactive panel discussion with leading South African law firm Webber Wentzel, senior industry executives and African Mining Ministers on the opening morning of PDAC.

  • Promote your company, African project, country or expertise at the biggest African mining event in North America - The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business 19th Annual African Mining Breakfast and MineAfrica's 16th Annual Investing in African Mining Seminar with Premier Sponsor SGS and Corporate Sponsor Webber Wentzel on Tuesday March 6, 2018 during PDAC.

  • We also have turn-key, shared booth space available in the PDAC Trade Show (March 4-7, 2018). We provide custom booth and graphic design and construction, all furnishings, delegate registrations, onsite personal introductions and networking, etc. - you just show up.

    For more information on presenting, sponsoring or exhibiting download the 2018 Participation Packages brochure or email Wayne Floreani.

  • We are offering three MASTERMINING courses and workshops in 2018 (all of these courses are also available in a customized format that can delivered in-house to your meet your organization's specific needs):

    - Understanding the Mining Industry From A to Z - March 1-3, 2018 - Toronto, Canada - just prior to PDAC

    - International Security for Miners: Are you prepared to manage and respond to a kidnapping and ransom, security, travel or terrorism event? - March 4, 2018 - Toronto, Canada (during PDAC)

    - Medicine for Miners - International Travel and Occupational Health Workshop - available on a customized basis

    Click here more information on each course brochure or email Wayne Floreani.

  • 12th Investing in African Mining Seminar - November 2018, London, UK. For more information on presentation and sponsorship opportunities email Wayne Floreani.