PROGRAM OVERVIEW

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME (10/10/2018 draft)

 

 

VENUE: Simmons and Simmons LLP, CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9SS

08.30 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.05 WELCOME
09.05 – 09.20 Keynote: Investing in Eurasian mining
09.20 – 10.45 MONGOLIAN MINING: PRIVATISATION AND PROGRESS
09.20 – 09.30 Welcome and introduction:

His Excellency Ambassador of Mongolia to the UK

Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Mongolia

09.30 – 09.40 Government policy in the Mongolian mining sector.
Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry of Mongolia
09.40 – 09.55 Geopolitical context – the investment risk profile of Mongolian mining
09.55 – 10.10 Privatisation of Erdenes Tavun Tolgoi
10.10 – 10.25 Local procurement and community engagement in Mongolia
10.25 – 10.40 Development of a new world-class copper-gold belt in Mongolia
10.40 – 10.45 Questions to the speakers
10.45 – 11.05 BREAK
11.05 – 12.15 KAZAKHSTAN: PRIVATISATION INVESTMENT REFORMS 
11.05 – 11.10 Welcome and introduction:

His Excellency Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the UK

11.10 – 11.25 Private equity investment potential of Kazakhstan mining
11.25 – 11.40 Legal developments in Kazakhstan
11.40 – 11.55 Privatisation of key Samruk Kazyna Assets
11.55 – 12.10 Copper projects in Kazakhstan
12.10 – 12.15 Questions for the speakers
12.15 – 13.00 MINING IN WIDER CENTRAL ASIA AND CASPIAN 
12.15 – 12.30 BRI – the influence of Chinese finance in Central Asian infrastructure
12.30 – 13.00 Panel:

Kyrgyzstan

Tajikistan

Uzbekistan

Azerbaijan

13.00 – 14.00 LUNCH
14.00 – 14.45 FINANCING MINING PROJECTS IN EURASIA
14.00 – 14.45 Panel:

PE Fund

ECA Finance

Streaming

Hedge Fund

Bank

Mining consultant

14.40 – 15.00 BREAK
15.00 – 16.00 DEVELOPING WORLD-CLASS MINING PROJECTS IN RUSSIA
15.00 – 15.15 Russia – LSE listings and capital raisings
15.15 – 15.30 Navigating Sanctions – Doing business in Russia
15.30 – 15.45 Open pit gold potential

Sergeevskoe Gold Project – a new discovery in Siberia, Russia

15:45 – 16:00 Questions for the speakers
16.00 – 16.20 BREAK
16.20 – 17.30 SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS IN EURASIA – MANAGING PERCEPTION
16.20 – 17.15 Panel:

Mining company

Risk consultancy

Financial PR

Supply chain

17.15 – 17.30 Closing questions and comments
17.30 – 19.00 DRINKS