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keynote Sessions 11 Nov.


Time: 10 AM - 12 PM (Colombian Time)

The legal day will look at country risk in Colombia and Ecuador in addition to panel discussions on developments in mining regulations in both countries. We will also take a deep dive into small miner formalisation, looking at different approaches around the region and with a focus on what small miners want as a means to guide the actions of larger companies looking to assist in the process.

Advances in Mining in Colombia

Colombia Regulatory Update

Legal experts review recent regulatory changes and discuss pending issues.

Ecuador Regulatory Update

Legal experts and explorers review recent regulatory changes and discuss pending issues.

Lunchtime Special


Time: 1 PM - 2 PM (Colombian Time)

Colombia - Ecuador country risk and COVID-19 impact

Colombia-Ecuador country risk and COVID-19 impact

Present & Future of Illegal Mining

Control Risks Economics of illegal miners, the armed groups profiting from it, government capacity to address this challenge and risks legitimate companies face.

Mining Monitor, Perceptions of Mining

By Rafael Mateus

An overview of the state of the mining sector in Colombia from a leading researcher.

Afternoon Deep Dive


Time: 3 PM - 5 PM (Colombian Time)

Regional Small Miner Formalisation

An overview of research into small miner formalisation processes around the region.

What Small Miners want from Legalisation Panel

A discussion of best practice from the viewpoint of what small miners seek from formalisation.

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