Understanding International Mining

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Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 201710:00AM - 2:00PMThe Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place
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How does the mining industry impact global issues of development, human rights, and the environment, and what role can the industry, government, academia, and civil society play in addressing these impacts?
The second annual student-led conference on Understanding International Mining will bring together leading actors to discuss how we understand this important issue. The conference will consist of two panels which will each focus on a different aspect of the overarching theme: the global mining industry.

Panel 1: Human Rights & Development (10:00 – 11:30AM)

Bonne Lyn de Bartok – CEO and Founder of MacCormick IMC
Shin Imai – Faculty of Law Professor at Osgoode Hall
Jeffrey Davidson – Extractive Sector Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Counsellor
James Yap – Business and Human Rights Lawyer
Louis Guay – Social Responsibility Consultant
Moderator: Paul Cadario – Distinguished Fellow at Munk School of Global Affairs


Panel 2: Economic & Environmental Sustainability (12:30 – 2:00PM)

Nolan Watson – President and CEO of Sandstorm Gold
Chris Adachi – Manager, Sustainability Implementation & Carbon Strategy at Teck Resources Limited
Tamara Brown – Engineer and VP Corporate Relations at Primero
Alec Crawford – Senior Researcher at International Institute for Sustainable Development
Jane Church – Co-Founder and Director of Collaboration for NetPositive
Moderator: Joaquin Bardallo Bandera – PhD in Political Science at University of Toronto


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