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Canada Kazakhstan Mining Conference 2022 - virtual

  • 23 Jun 2022


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Dear CERBA Members and Friends,

Please join the event by using this link here: 

Passcode (if requested): 848135

CECC, committed to promoting a deep understanding of the Eurasian markets and a thoughtful delivery of quality information, analysis and business intelligence on their investment and business landscape, expects over 200 speakers and guests to participate in this year's 2nd  CECC EURASIA MINING SERIES 2022.


The package includes:

  • CECC Mining Series Calendar of activities 2022
  • Sponsorship opportunities for CECC Eurasia Mining Series 2022
  • Media partnership opportunities for collaboration
  • Business program description (*in-person and online)
  • CECC Podcast collaboration opportunities.

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    CECC-PDAC Program of Activities:

    June 13-15, 2022

    CECC Business Mission to PDAC, Toronto (in-person)  

    June 15, 2022 at 6PM EDT 

    Delta Hotel Toronto, Rooftop Patio

    CECC VIP Networking Reception on the margings of PDAC, Toronto (in-person) 

    The Program includes:

    - Quality Networking;

    - Premium class spirits and cocktails;

    - Soft drinks and beverages;

    - Hors d'oeuvre and savoury platters;

    - Onsite photography;

    - Unobstructed views of Toronto's historical landmarks and lake Ontario.


    June 21, 2022 
    Canada-Mongolia Mining Conference on the margins of PDAC (virtual)
    June 23, 2022  Canada-Kazakhstan Mining Conference on the margings of PDAC (virtual)
    June 24, 2024 Canada-Uzbekistan Mining Conference on the margings of PDAC (virtual) 
    June 28-29, 2022       
    PDAC virtual Convention
    October 2022

    Kazakhstan Canada Business Council

    more info >>


     Canada-Kazakhstan Mining Working Group

    Preliminary Program

    9:00 – 9:10           

    Welcome remarks 

    • Norman Storm, Managing Director, Condor Petroleum
    Biography >>
    • H.E. Akylbek Kamaldinov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Canada

    Biography >>

    • H.E.Alan Hamson, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan
    Biography >>
      9:10 – 10:00                    

      Session 1. Mining in Canada & Kazakhstan: Things to know

      Topics: Regulatory Updates, Investment programs and practices, Evaluating investment opportunities in mining in Eurasia

      Moderator: Kanat Kudaibergen, CEO, Greywolf Management

      Biography >>

      • Nurlan TemirbekovDirector of Geology Department of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources
      Biography >> 
      • Yernur Rysmagambetov, Board Chair, Astana International Financial Centre
      Biography >>
      • Ben Chalmers, Senior Vice-President, Mining Association of Canada
      Biography >> 
      10:00 – 10:15                      Q&A
      10:15 – 11:00                        

      Session 2. ESG in Mining

      Topics: Evolving trends of ESG in Canada and Kazakhstan, Engaging with regulators and law makers, Best practices from the industry, Digitalization in ESG; Repsonsible mining principles and ESG reporting

      Moderator: Martha Harrison, Partner, McCarthy Tetrault

      Biography >>

      • Akbota Askanbai, Director, ESG and Corporate Governance, PwC

      Biography >>

      • Rachelle Girard, Vice-President, Investor Relations, Treasury & Tax, Cameco Corporation

      Biography >>

      • Darren Klinck, President and Director, Arras Minerals

      Biography >> 

      • Manas Iskakov, HSE Managing director, Kazatomprom
      Biography >>
      11:00 – 11:15 Q&A
       11:15 - 12:00 Session 3. Innovation technologies in Mining Industry 

      Topics: the latest equipment, services, and expertise

      Moderator: Christopher Schagerl, Director, Schneider Group

      Biography >>

      • Anvar Boranbaev,  Chairman, QazGeology
      • Serik DusembaevHead of the Science Coordination Department,  Kazatomprom
      Biography >>
      • Ryan McEachern, Managing Director, MSTA
      Biography >>
      • Bill Thuma, Principal, AGT Systems
       12:00 Closing Remarks


      PDAC Business Mission

      Special Notification

      The Program organizers are notifying the participants that due to the global pandemic situation there might be short-notice cancellation of the meetings and events in case of the government-imposed restrictions.

      We also notify the Participants, that all delegates arriving to Canada must be fully vaccinated by the Canada-approved vaccines. Please, carefully read a definition of the Fully Vaccinated term and other relevant requirements at the links available below:  

      Approved Covid-19 vaccines Visit Canada ArriveCan

      The Program organizers are not responsible for any issues that may occur on arrival at the Canadian border if the arrived delegates do not comply with the Canadian government requirements towards prevention of COVID-19 spread.


      Book your hotel accommodation early and take advantage of PDAC promotional rates for 2022!

      Hotels list

      We look forward to your participation!






      We are offering an exceptional opportunity to obtain additional visibility and opportunities to promote your services & make valuable connections for your company by becoming a sponsor of this event.

      Sponsorship and Partnership packages >>

      For more information and sponsorship opportunities please e-mail to