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Discover Mongolia - 2015, the 13th annual International Mining Investors' Forum is taking place on the 3-4th September, 2015 at the Corporate Convention Center. The event will feature a two day conference, an investors' exchange exhibition and other Forum events.
Throughout the 13 year history, "Discover Mongolia" IMIF was the most efficient information sharing platform for Mongolia's mining industry. The two-day event will offer an opportunity for representatives from the global mining industry, government, public and private sector professionals to share experience and discuss best practices through addressing opportunities, challenges and other pertinent issues in the current mining industry.
We have designed "Discover Mongolia-2015" IMIF to share experiences, develop network, implement new ideas regarding opportunities, issues and challenges in the current global mining industry's as well as Mongolia's economic slowdown.
The main theme of the Forum: "For Mining without Populism"
CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
The first democratically elected President of Mongolia, Chairman of the Organizing Committee, H.E. Orchirbat.P
Minister of the Government of Mongolia for Solutions, Mr. Enkhsaikhan.M
Minister of Mines, Mr.Jigjid.R
Mining Economist Mr. Jargalsaikhan.Du
CEO of Erdenes Mongol LLC, Mr.Byambasaikhan.B
Representative of Oyu Tolgoi LLC
TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED:
Challenges concerning freedom to business within the mining sector of Mongolia
Execution of mega projects in Mongolia: opportunities and challenges
Special license issues and legal framework
Financing of mining projects (global and national practice)
Challenges of attracting foreign investment to Mongolia's mining projects
Environmental and social challenges regarding mining companies and local authorities
THE "GOVERNMENT HOUR" DISCUSSION: During the "Government Hour" discussion, the panel will address the key issues regarding:
Progress of new license grants (including how to make the process efficient)
Draft of versatile agreement with the local government (issues regarding local community)
·Foreign investment permission certificate and extension issues
Regulation implementation regarding Law on Prohibiting Mineral Exploration and Extraction near Water Sources, Protected areas and forests
GASI activities regarding mining companies
and hear from the government and local authorities about many other major issues currently concerning the mining sector.