PDAC | Mining opportunities in Colombia 2021

16 March 2021

The Canada Colombia Chamber of Investment and Trade and Gowling WLG hosted an exciting virtual event leading up to this year's PDAC conference to uncover the opportunities in mining in Colombia this year.

Our keynote speakers, Colombian Minister of Mines and Energy Diego Mesa Puyo and President of the National Mining Agency Juan Manuel Duran Prieto, provided a high-level briefing of the current state of the sector.

To complement the government presentations, a panel of industry leaders provided their views on the sector's dynamics and shed some light on what they believe are the most important opportunities for businesses this year.


  • Deigo Mesa Puyo - Colombian Minister of Mines and Energy
  • Juan Manuel Duran Prieto - President of the National Mining Agency
  • Eugene C. McBurney - Chairman & CEO at Canaccord Genuity Emerging Markets
  • Dale Craig - Vice President, Operations at B2Gold and Country Manager at Gramalote Colombi
  • Fernando E. Ganoza Durant - CEO at Atico Mining Corporation
  • Sarah Armstrong - President at Minerales Cordoba and Vice-President & General Counsel at Cordoba Minerals
  • France Tenaille - Partner & Leader, Latin America at Gowling WLG (Moderator)

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