Toronto: Rocks & Stocks 2016

October 25, 2016 all-day
Ernst & Young LLP
Ernst & Young Tower
222 Bay Street, Toronto
ON M5K 1J7

Join us for Rocks & Stocks 2016!


Annual CIM MES & CIM Toronto Branch

Professional Development Series



Session 1: What needs to change?

Session Chair: Simona Cara

Michael Winship – President, Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum
Siri Camile Genik – Principal, BRIDGE
Rosemary Niechcial – Water Leader – North America & Chile, GHD

Session 2: Knowing when to stop!

Session Chair: Jacqueline Allison

Michael Samis – Associate Partner – Valuation & Business Modelling, EY
Curtis Clarke – VP Corporate Development, A-Z Mining Professionals Ltd.
Steve Vaughan – Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP


Introduction: Marilyn Barton

Stephen D’Esposito, President, Resolve Inc.
Mining for Sustainability – What Does the Next Phase of Sustainability
Look Like for the Mining Sector, from the Perspective of an Inside Outsider

Session 3: And what to do next?

Session Chair: James Gardiner

Lawrence Clark – Principal, Jolimont Global Mining Systems
Adam Hewitt – Managing Director, Outliers Mining Solutions
Trent Mell – President and Head of Mining, PearTree Securities Inc.

Session 4: Panel Discussion – Next Steps

Introduction: Irene Gosende Seeney

Moderator: Daniella Dimitrov – Former President of Orvana Minerals Corp.

With all of the above speakers plus Todd Minerson – Executive Director, White Ribbon


Tuesday, October 25, 2016:  8:00am – 4:30pm

Location: Ernst & Young LLP, 222 Bay Street, 30th Floor, Toronto

Followed by:

CIM Toronto Branch’s Grubstake

4:30pm to 7:30pm at The National Club, 303 Bay Street, Toronto


For more information (including the list of guest speakers & sponsorship opportunities) and registration, click here:



$395 – Rocks & Stocks plus Grubstake Event
$355 – Rocks & Stocks
$50 – Students ($10 Early Bird Discount)

Grubstake only pre-registration: $50 ($65 on the day); $20 Students ($35 on the day)

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT – Register before October 7th and save $100 ($10 Students)!


 Rocks & Stocks 2016


Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support:

M.PLAN     MICON     cibc



Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities:

Please contact Irene Gosende Seeney, Rocks & Stocks Chair, at for any inquiries and to process sponsorship.


Rocks & Stocks is a joint effort by Management and Economics Society (MES) of CIM and the CIM Toronto Branch.


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