Canadian Minister Mary Ng to Virtually Deliver the Largest African Mining Event in North America



Amid COVID-19, leaders in African mining, exploration, finance, development, operations and public policy will meet virtually during PDAC 2021 from March 8-11, 2021 – during the 22nd Annual Africa Mining Breakfast and 19th Annual African Mining Investment Seminar.

Mark Bristow, CEO of Barrick, Clive Johnson, CEO of B2Gold, and Gordon Stothart, CEO of IAMGOLD, are among our keynote speakers during the three-day program; joined at the highest levels of leadership in the Government of Canada by Minister Mary Ng, among a range of African ministers and private sector leaders in the mining sector.

There is no charge to attend the three-day virtual program open to all: View Program and RSVP (https://bit.ly/3sOhyAY).

African ministers or representatives of mines include:

  • Angola: Hon. Diamantino Pedro Azevedo, Minister of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas
  • Botswana: Hon. Lefoko Moagi, Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technologies and Energy Security
  • Democratic Republic of Congo: Hon. Willy Kitobo, Minister of Mines
  • Ethiopia: Hon. Takele Uma Banti, Minister of Mines and Petroleum
  • Guinea: Mohamed Baba Sylla, Deputy Director General, Mining Promotion and Development Center, Ministry of Mines and Geology
  • Mali: Hon. Mr. Lamine Seydou Traoré, Minister of Mines and Energy,
  • Namibia: Hon. Tom Alweendo, Minister of Mines and Energy
  • South Africa: Thabo Mokoena, Director General, Department of Mineral Resources and Energy
  • Tanzania: Hon. Teacher. Shukrani Elisha Manya, Deputy Minister of Minerals

“Canada is committed to strengthening and establishing new partnerships with the many countries of Africa. We know that by working together we can help grow our economies and create exciting new opportunities for businesses and citizens in our countries, ” said the Honorable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Promotion of exports and international trade. “ By working with our industrial partners, we can build a more sustainable and inclusive global recovery and lay the foundations for a better future for all. ”

The expanded event will take place from Tuesday March 9 to Thursday March 11 at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention – the world’s largest mining investment show, which runs from March 8 to 11 2021.

3-day webinar partners include B2Gold, Barrick, ICSID, ENDIAMA EP, Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Global Affairs Canada, Hatch, IAMGOLD, Ivanhoe Mines, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, and Republic of Angola. Principal sponsors include Antler Gold and Osino Resources.

Canada is a world leader in the development of African mining sectors, ”said Garreth Bloor, President of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Commerce. “ The industry laid the foundation for Canada’s broader economic engagement with Africa and therefore is a critical blueprint for Canada’s trade diversification, of which Africa is an integral part – like the Business Council of Canada rightly underlined this last year during Prime Minister Trudeau’s visit to Africa ”.

“Our online format allows for greater flexibility, reach and more cost effective participation for sponsors, presenters and attendees, as evidenced by our slogan 2021 – The biggest African mining event in North America comes from s ‘enlarge. Virtually. ”Says Wayne Floreani, vice president of MineAfrica.

First day: Tuesday March 9, 2021

  • Session 1 – Opening remarks and view from above
  • Session 2 – Spotlight on the DRC
  • Session 3 – Spotlight on Namibia
  • Session 4 – Spotlight on South Africa
  • Session 5 – Spotlight on Southern Africa

Day two: Wednesday March 10, 2021

  • Session 1 – Opening Remarks and Summit Point of View II
  • Session 2 – Spotlight on Ethiopia
  • Session 3 – Open Spotlight
  • Session 4 – Spotlight on Tanzania

Day three: Thursday March 11, 2021

  • Session 1 – Opening and view from above III
  • Session 2 – Spotlight on West Africa
  • Session 3 – Spotlight on Mali

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