2017 Presenters to date:

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HE Sir Peter Cosgrove     

Governor General

Commonwealth of Australia


HE Erich Schnake

Vice Minister for Mining

Republic of Chile

HE Ricardo Labo

Vice Minister for Mines

Republic of Peru

Mr Mario Capello

Undersecretary for Mining

Argentine Republic

HE Simona Broomes

Hounourable Minister of Natural Resources

Co-operative Republic of Guyana

HE Victor Cano

Vice Minister for Exploration and Eco-mining investment  

Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Sr Nestor Bernal

Director, Vice Ministry of Mines and Energy

Republic of Paraguay

Sr David Gonzalez

Promotion Manager

National Mining Agency of Colombia

Walter Spurrier


Spurrier Group, El Comercio, El Universo & Guayaquil  Chamber of  Commerce

Esau Garza

Trade Commissioner



Chris Gale

 Managing Director

Latin Resources Limited

Christian Easterday

 Managing Director

Hot Chili Limited

Tony Rovira

 Managing Director

Azure Minerals Limited

Paul Stephen

 Managing Director

Crusader Resources Limited

Mike Christie

 Director Operations

First Quantum Minerals Limited

Travis Schwertfeger

Managing Director

Alicanto Minerals Limited

Pru Maclean

Business Development and Investor Relations

SolGold plc

Boyd White

Energy Advisor

Dark Horse Resources

Mike Brown

Vice President Corporate Development

Austral Gold Limited

Graeme Drew

Managing Director

AusQuest Limited

Harris Gomez

Managing Partner

Harris Gomez Group

Florencia Heredia


HOLT Abogados 

Diego Temperley


Capital Agroindustrial S.A

Tom Calder

State Director





The People Puzzle: Mining Talent for Mining Companies


Jaime Alvarez

General Manager, Global Operations

Globe 24-7 HR Consulting

Christian Easterday

Managing Director

Hot Chili Limited

Ignacio Celorrio

Partner - National Resources Group

Quevedo Law Firm

Pru Maclean

Business Development and Investor Relations

DGR Global

HE Erich Schnake

Vice Minister for Mining

Republic of Chile 

Marco Garrido

Director of Sales and Business Development - Latin America

Energold Group


Sustainability in Mining


Andy Fourie

Professor Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering

University of WA

Andrew Patterson

Chief Consultant International Development

MMG Limited

Anna Littleboy

Research Director


Bruce Wilson

Head of Resources Division

Department of Industry Innovation and Science


Meet the Heads of Mission


Noel Campbell

Ambassador to Argentina with accreditation to Paraguay and Uruguay

John Richardson

Ambassador to Brazil

Robert Fergusson

Ambassador to Chile & non-resident Ambassadro to Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela

David Engel

Ambassador to Mexico and non-resident Ambassador to Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama & Domenican Republic

Nick McCaffrey

Ambassador to Peru and non-resident Ambassador to Bolivia 

The Lithium Triangle


Chris Gale

Managing Director

Latin Resources Limited

Anthony Tse

Managing Director

Galaxy Resources Ltd

Juan Pablo Vargas de la Vega

Senior Resources Analyst

Patersons Securities Ltd