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The LBMA Precious Metals Conference 2014

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Programme of sessions and speakers from the LBMA Precious Metals Conference 2014 held in Lima, Peru

  • Opening Session 
    Welcome - Grant Angwin, LBMA Chairman and General Manager, Johnson Matthey |View Speech
    Welcome -
    Mrs Marisol Espinoza, Vice President of Peru |View Speech
  • Introductory Remarks 
    Ruth Crowell, LBMA Chief Executive |View Speech
    Mining in Peru: Country of Opportunities
    Eva Arias, President, Sociedad Nacional Petroleo Y Energia | View Presentation Slides   |View Speech
  • Keynote Speech
    Inflated Threats: The Eurozone Crisis and the Challenges Going Forward
    Wolfgang Munchau, Associate Editor, Financial Times
    View Presentation Slides |View Speech
  • Session 2: Precious Metals Investment Panel: Damaged Collateral or Still the Ultimate Asset?  
    Moderator: Wolfgang Munchau, Associate Editor, Financial Times

    Panel Discussion
    Tom Kendall, Head of Global Commodities Research, Credit Suisse
    Sid Mitra, Portfolio Manager, Passport Capital
    Michael Sheehan, Precious Metals Portfolio Manager, Redkite Capital Management LLP
    Joe Wickwire, Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Investments | View Presentation Slides
  • Session 3: Official Sector Session   
    Moderator: David Marsh, Chairman of OMFIF
    Gold as a Reserve Asset: The True Safe Haven of Central Banks
    Juan Ignacio Basco, Deputy General Manager, Central Bank of Argentina
    View Presentation Slides
    Triple Digit Gold?
    Evariste Lefeuvre, Chief Economist, Natixis North America 
    View Presentation Slides
    Managing Gold as a Reserve Asset
    Alexandre Gautier, Director of Market Operations Department, Banque de France | View Presentation Slides
  • Session 3a: Gold Price Briefing 
    Chairman – Ruth Crowell, Chief Executive, LBMA
    Finbarr Hutcheson, ICE Benchmark Administration
    Matthew Glenville, ICE Benchmark Administration
    View Presentation Slides
  • Session 4: Mining & Production: When in a Hole Stop Digging   
    Moderator: Frank Tweddle, Principal Partner, Andes Mining Research SAC
    Challenges in Financing the Growth of a Precious Metals Mining Company
    Roque Benavides, CEO, Compania de Minas Buenaventura | View Presentation Slides
    The Good, The Bad and the Ugly: Challenges Facing PGMs Mining in South Africa
    Stuart Murray, Chairman, Sylvania Platinum Ltd  | View Presentation Slides   |View Speech
    Controlling Costs Through the Price Cycle
    Mike Bunch, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Summit Mining International Inc. 
    |View Presentation Slides   |View Speech
  • Session 5: Precious Metals Physical Markets - Global View  
    Moderator: John Levin, Global Head of Metal Sales, ANZ
    Benefits of Using Platinum Group Metals (PGMs)
    Jeremy Coombes, Consultant | View Presentation Slides |View Speech
    Physical Markets:Refiners Perspective
    Grant Angwin, Commercial Director, Johnson Matthey | View Presentation Slides
    Indian Gold Demand
    Sunil Kashyap, Managing Director, Bank of Scotia-Mocatta  | View Presentation Slides  
    Perspective on Chinese Physical Markets
    John Levin, Global Head of Metal Sales, ANZ. | View Presentation Slides

  • Session 6: Hot Topics Facing the Precious Metals Market  
    Moderator: Jon Spall, Managing Director, GCUBED Metals Ltd

    Panel Discussion
    Roque Benavides, CEO, Compania de Minas Buenaventura
    Katarina Cvijovic, Managing Director, Standard Bank
    Amrik Sandhu, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
    Rajesh Khosla, Managing Director, MMTC-PAMP India Pvt. Ltd
  • Session 7: Delegate Feedback & Closing Session  
    Wrap Up/Conference Review
    Ross Norman, CEO, Sharps Pixley
    John Reade, Global Gold Strategist & Partner, Paulson Europe
    Conference Closing Remarks – Results of Forecast Survey
    Ruth Crowell, Chief Executive, LBMA
    View Presentation Slides
  • The LBMA-RJC Responsible Gold Forum 2014
  • Mining: Building a Business Case for Responsible Practices   
    Chair: Javier Velarde, Vice President, Newmont 
    Pavell Galves Orozco, General Manager, Minera Yanaquihua S.A.C.
     | View Presentation Slides
    Cristina Enchavarria, Executive Board Member, Alliance for Responsible Mining | View Presentation Slides
    Thomas Hentschel, Swiss Better Gold Initiative | View Presentation Slides
    Guido Battaglia, Director, Gold for Development, World Gold Council | View Presentation Slides    
  • Refining: the Challenges of Being a 'Choke Point'   
    Chair: Tyler Gillard, OECD
    Responsible Supply Chain: The Way Forward
    Medhi Barkhordar, PAMP S.A. | View Presentation Slides
    Challenges of Being a “Choke Point”
    Neil Harby, Head: Evaluation, Rand Refinery (Pty) Limited View Presentation Slides
    Achieving Responsible Supply Chains
    Janet McCarthy, Independent Consultant 
    Harrison Mitchel, Director and Head of Due Diligence and Responsible Supply Chains, RCS Global View Presentation Slides
  • Downstream 
    Marieke van der Mijn, Standard Coordinator, Responsible Jewellery Council 

    Jennifer Horning, International Programme Coordinator, Solidaridad | View Presentation Slides
    Mathieu Lamolle, Market Analyst - International Trade Centre (ITC) - Standard Map | View Presentation Slides