Toronto: Rocks & Stocks 2018

October 25, 2018 all-day
Ernst & Young LLP
100 Adelaide Street West
31st Floor, Toronto

Join us for the

CIM’s Management & Economics Society and the Toronto Branch

Professional Development Series


The Emerging Cycle:

Risk Mitigation & Opportunities


Click HERE for Agenda and Presentation Abstracts! Plus buy your ticket by October 19th and save up to $100!

For registration, click HERE


Opening & Welcome


Session 1: Risk Aversion & Adverting Risk


Session 2: Practical Permits



Richard LeBlanc

Governance Advisor, Lawyer, Author, Public Speaker, and Researcher

Key Trends in Corporate Governance and Implications for the Mining Sector


Session 3: Disruptors


Plus: Open Floor Panel Discussions & Networking


Final Comments / Questions & Closing


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

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


For more information about Rocks & Stocks 2018, click HERE



Thursday, October 25, 2018
8:30am – 4:30pm

Location: Ernst & Young LLP, 100 Adelaide Street West, 31st Floor, Toronto, Ontario

followed by:

CIM Toronto’s 12th Annual Grubstake Networking Event

4:30pm to 7:30pm


The National Club
3rd Floor – 303 Bay Street, Toronto

Join us for an evening of hot and cold appetizer buffets with beer and wine, excellent conversation, networking, and catching up with industry friends.



$395 – Rocks & Stocks plus Grubstake Event
$355 – Rocks & Stocks only
$70 – Students: Rocks & Stocks plus Grubstake
$50 – Students: Rocks & Stocks only



Register before October 19th and save $100 ($10 Students)!


Pre-registration is strongly advised. EY and National Club will exert its best efforts to accommodate walk-in registrations.

If you are no longer able to attend, you may choose to send someone in your place. If so, please email to inform us of the name of the person attending in your place.



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