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The Corporate Social Responsibility Event Series aims to facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogue and peer-learning on issues related to responsible exploration and mining.

CSR Event Series - Day 1

Sunday, March 6, 2016, 8:25 AM - 4:45 PM
Location: Room 803

CSR Event Series Opening Remarks

Speaker: Anne Belanger, Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada

Social risk management in exploration projects Mexico: Unlocking the future mine

Organizer: Goldcorp Inc.
Moderator: Michael Harvey, Goldcorp Latin America
Panelists: Mathieu Vallart, Goldcorp Latin America; Alfredo Phillips, Torex Gold Resources Inc.; Irma Potes González, Grupo Mexico

Mining, exploration and the carbon driven economy

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Add to Calendar
Organizer: iCompli Sustainability, division of BPA Worldwide
Moderator: Susan Sheehan, iCompli Sustainability
Panelists: Chris Fowle, CDP; Gray Taylor, Gray Taylor Law; Kyle Stanfield, New Gold Inc.; John Mullally, Goldcorp Inc.

Managing CSR risk in M&A transactions: What juniors need to be thinking when selling

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Add to Calendar
Organizer: Fasken Martineau

Speakers: Kevin O’Callaghan, Fasken Martineau; Craig Ford, Corporate Responsibility Solutions Inc.; Brent Bergeron, Goldcorp Inc.

Pillar III on the Ground: Enodo Rights' Assessment of Barrick Gold's Porgera Remedy Framework

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Add to Calendar
Organizer: Enodo Rights

Speakers: Yousuf Aftab

Preparing for the rebound: Strategic stakeholder engagement

Organizer: rePlan, an ERM Group Company
Moderator: Emily Nunn, rePlan, an ERM Group Company
Panelists: Andrew Cormier, Alamos Gold Inc.; Pablo Castaños, Goldcorp Inc.; Keryn James, ERM; Mark Wiseman, Avalon Rare Metals Inc.

Driving value by prioritizing investments for sustainable strategies in mining - Schulich International Case Competition Finale

Organizer: Schulich School of Business
Speakers: Masters level students and future leaders with an interest in mining and sustainability from universities
from around the world.

CSR Event Series - Day 2

Monday, March 7, 2016, 9:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Location: Room 717

Corruption & bribery: using an effective compliance program to manage risk

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Add to Calendar
Organizer: Export Development Canada, Transparency International Canada and Global Compact Canada Network

Moderator: Yolanda Banks, Export Development Canada
Speakers: Peter Dent, Deloitte Forensics; Jonathan Drimmer, Global Compact Network Canada; Martin Mueller, Transparency International Canada; Signi Schneider, Export Development Canada

The Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Add to Calendar
Organizer: Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
Speakers: Mark Pearson, Natural Resources Canada; John Mullally, Goldcorp Inc.; Mark Wheeler, BLG: Borden Ladner Gervais

Artisanal mining and the exploration perspective

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Add to Calendar
Organizer: Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
Moderator: Dorothée Gizenga, Diamond Development Initiative
Speakers: Stephen Burega, Rakai Resources; Pavell Galvez Orosco, Minera Yanaquihua SAC; Marcello Veiga, University of British Columbia

Getting it right: How the Office of the Extractive Sector CSR Counsellor and the National Contact Point can help companies address CSR challenges abroad

Organizer: Global Affairs Canada
Speakers: Jeffrey Davidson, Global Affairs Canada; Alexandra Lamont, Global Affairs Canada; Alanna Heath, Barrick Gold Corp.

Responsible Outward Investments of Chinese Mining Companies: The establishment and implementation of Chinese Outward Mining Guidelines

Organizer: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the China Chamber of Commerce of Metals, Minerals and Chemicals Importers and Exporters (CCCMC)
Speakers: Mr. Yu Jianwei, The Economic Commercial Section of the Consulate General of China; Mr. Chen Feng, China Chamber of Commerce of Metals, Minerals & Chemicals Exporters & Importers; Mr. Sun Lihui, China Chamber of Commerce of Metals, Minerals & Chemicals Exporters & Importers (CCCMC); Mr. Zhang Fengjiu, Canadian China Chamber of Commerce (President of CNOOC Canada); Mr. Michael Jarvis, The World Bank; Philipp Kruschel, GIZ

The Beyond Zero Harm Framework: Measuring community well-being

Organizer: Yamana Gold Inc.
Speakers: Aaron Steeghs, Yamana Gold Inc.
Panelists: Michelle Hassen, rePlan, an ERM Group Company; Ed Opitz, Kinross Gold Corp.; Gregory Spira, CARE Canada

CSR Event Series - Day 3

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Room 718

Diversity: Bridging the inevitable talent gap - CEO Panel

Organizer: Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
Through this panel discussion, we hope to discuss the key factors that impact the ability of the industry to attract the talent it needs to address the looming skills shortage even though we are currently in a market downturn. We will also explore different options for responding to these challenges, at the level of both the company and the industry as a whole.

Moderator: Patrice Merrin, Director, Glencore
Speakers: Julie Lassonde, Calibre Mining; Daniella Dimitrov, Orvana Minerals Corp.; Geoff Burns, Pan American Silver Corp.

“100 Plus Reasons to Celebrate Women in Mining” Reception

Organizers: Women In Mining Canada with Women In Mining UK, PDAC and Women Who Rock
Join us in celebrating the cultural, social and economic achievements of women in mining. You will have a chance to meet and network with like-minded men and women, and celebrate the 100 women recognized this year by WIM UK in the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining project.