Rocks and Stocks 2018

  CIM's Management Economics Society and the Toronto Branch

5th Annual Professional Development Series

Rocks & Stocks 2018

The Emerging Cycle: Risk Mitigation & Opportunities

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
EY Tower, 100 Adelaide St. W., 31st Floor, Toronto


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Plus buy your ticket by October 19th and save up to $100.

Session 1: Risk Aversion & Adverting Risk


Session 2: Practical Permits


Richard Leblanc
Governance advisor, lawyer, author, public speaker, researcher
Key Trends in Corporate Governance and Implications for the Mining Sector


Session 3: Disruptors


Plus: Open Floor Panel Discussions & Networking


Followed by CIM Toronto's 12th Annual Grubstake Networking Event

The Grubstake Networking Event will be held right after Rocks & Stocks at The National Club, Blake Lounge, 303 Bay Street, 3rd Floor 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for an evening of hot and cold appetizer buffets, beer and wine, excellent conversation, networking and catching up with industry friends.

Topics that will be discussed at Rocks & Stocks 2018 are: 

  • Transforming Risk into Opportunity – Janice Zinck, CIM President and Natural Resources Canada‘s Director, Mineral and Metallurgical Processing; Green Mining Research
  • Trends and Innovation in Mining Finance David Shaver, CIBC’s Managing Director, Mining Investment Banking
  • Spreading the Risk: JVs, Strategic Partners, Smaller Projects Mohit Hasija,  EY’s Vice President, Valuation and Business Modelling
  • Social Risk Management an Opportunity for Mining Monica Ospina, O'trade Founder and Director
  • Path to Project Permitting Louise Grondin, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd.'s Senior Vice President, Environment, Sustainable Development and People
  • 1st to 3rd World Each has their Geopolitical Challenges Cashel Meagher, Hudbay Minerals Inc.
  • The Talent Crunch is Here–We Need a New People Equation Pamela Hackett, Proudfoot's CEO
  • Recovering ROI through Innovation Douglas Morrison, Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI)'s President & CEO 
  • Why the Future is Ours to Uncover Ayelet Baron, Chief Purpose Officer, Genius 100 Visions. Inspired by Einstein. Award winning author. Reformed tech exec.

Early Bird Discount!!!

Buy your ticket by October 19th for $100 Early Bird Savings ($10 Savings for students)

Regular Pricing: $395 – Rocks & Stocks plus Grubstake Event / $355 R&S only
Student Regular Pricing: $70 – Students R&S plus Grubstake / $50 Students R&S only


Special thanks to our ...



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If you are not able to attend, you may send someone in your place. Please email to inform us the person attending in your place.



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Rocks & Stocks 2019




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