The Peru: Eighth International Gold Symposium
, which is organized by the Gold Committee of the National Society of Mining, Oil and Energy (SNMPE), will be held in Lima from Tuesday May 20 - Thursday May 22.
The Eighth International Gold Symposium has the backing of the Ministry of Energy and Mines and the National Society of Mining, Oil and Energy and the sponsorship of prestigious national and international companies such as Cia. de Minas Buenaventura, Barrick Gold Corporation, Southern Peru Copper Corporation, Cía. Minera Ares S.A.C. and Newmont Mining Corporation
The Chair of the Organizing Committee of this eighth version will be Dr. Veronica Marsano, Vice-President of Minera Aurifera Retamas S.A., who is also the chair of the Gold Committee of SNMPE, accompanied by renowned entrepreneurs and professionals linked to the industry.
The Peru: Eighth International Gold Symposium constitutes one of the events of major international relevance to the mining - metallurgical and financial fields. The purpose of this eight edition is to show the world the development that Peruvian mining has achieved over the past years, enabling Peru to become the First Gold Producer in Latin America and the Fifth worldwide.
This Symposium seeks to promote and disseminate knowledge of the natural resources potential and its significance for developing countries, as well as contribute to generating new investments and business opportunities, not only in Peru but also throughout the entire Latin American region.
In addition, this event will be an excellent occasion to obtain first-hand information about new projects in the region, the market situation, price perspectives, as well as an integral view of their influence on world economy trends.
Furthermore, it will contribute to joining entrepreneurs together through strategic alliances in today’s globalized world, and exchanging knowledge at the institutional and academic levels.
The event will be begun by the Minister of Energy and Mines, Juan Valdivia and closed by Peru's President Alan Garcia.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The lecturers of the Peru: Eighth International World Symposium will be world-class executives and analysts linked with gold-related matters, as well as Peru’s political authorities, among others. The Program of the Symposium has been structured as follows:
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
• Inaugural Ceremony
• Gold Mining Perspectives – Large-Scale Producers
• Gold Projects in Peru
• Investing in Gold Companies – Price of Gold and Gold Stocks
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
• Future of the Price of Gold and Precious Metals
• Gold Mining Perspectives – Medium-Scale Producers
• Major World Projects
• Latin American Projects
• Peru’s Potential Projects
• Mining, Gold and the Stock Exchange
Thursday, May 22, 2008
• Gold Market
• An Overview of Mining in Latin American
• Mining Business
• Mining Advancements
• Closing Ceremony with the participation of the Keynote Speaker and the President of the Republic of Peru, Dr. Alan García Perez
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