SME Current Trends in Mining Finance Program April 29, 30, 2013 in New York
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- Final ProgramApril 29-30, 2013City University of New York, Graduate Center365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016CURRENT TRENDS inMINING FINANCE:An Operators Guide
- 2Organizing CommitteeSME12999 E.AdamAircraft CircleEnglewood, CO 80112 USA1-303-948-4200 firstname.lastname@example.org www.smenet.orgTim AlchV.P & Senior Minerals BusinessAnalystBehre Dolbear & CompanyAlan OshikiManaging DirectorKing WorldwideMonday, April 29, 20138:00am - 8:45am . . . . Registration and Continental Breakfast8:45am - 8:55am . . . . Opening Remarks8:55am - 10:55am . . . . . . . . . Sessions10:55am - 11:15am . . . . . . Coffee Break11:15am - 12:45pm . . . . . . . . . Sessions12:45pm - 1:45pm . . . . . . Hosted Lunch1:45pm - 3:25pm . . . . . . . . . . Sessions3:25pm - 3:45pm . . . . . . . Coffee Break3:45pm - 5:35pm . . . . . . . . . . Sessions5:35pm - 7:00pm . . . . Hosted ReceptionTuesday, April 30, 20138:00am - 8:50am . . . Registration and Continental Breakfast8:50am - 10:30am . . . . . . . Sessions10:30am - 10:50am . . . . Coffee Break10:50am - 12:30pm . . . . . . . Sessions12:30pm - 1:30pm . . . . Hosted Lunch1:30pm - 3:10pm . . . . . . . . Sessions3:10pm - 3:30pm . . . . . Coffee Break3:30pm - 4:55pm . . . . . . . . SessionsScheduleGeneral InformationRegistration / Membership /Bookstore ProceedingsSME membership applications and information willbe available. Best selling industry publications andSME merchandise will also be available for purchase.Location: Concourse LevelHours:Monday, April 29 . . . . . . . . 8:00am - 5:30pmTuesday, April 30 . . . . . . . . 8:00am - 4:55pmSocial EventsLocation: Concourse LevelMonday:Continental Breakfast . . . . . . . . . . 8:00amCoffee Breaks . . . . . . . . . .10:25am & 3:25pmHosted Lunch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12:45pmHosted Reception . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:35pmTuesday:Continental Breakfast . . . . . . . . . . 8:00amCoffee Breaks . . . . . . . . . 10:30am & 3:10pmHosted Lunch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12:30pmPoliciesRegistration Policy: All attendees and authorsare required to register. The appropriate badge isrequired for admittance to all activities.Student Registration Policy: Studentregistration for the conference must meet eligibilityrequirements. SME requires that an individualmust be attending a college/university/highereducation institution on a full-time basis to qualifyfor student registration rates. SME cannot processstudent registrations without evidence that you area full-time student. Students enrolled in 12 or moresemester credit hours are considered full-time.
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- 4CURRENT TRENDS in MINING FINANCE:An Executives Guide: What Are Lenders, Investors Looking For?SME-theSocietyforMining,Metallurgy,andExploration(www.smenet.org)togetherwiththeNewYorkSectionof the SME (www.smeny.org) is hosting the SMEs first annual conference on Current Trends in Mining Financein New York on April 29 & 30, 2013. Intended for senior executives and mining industry specialists includingbankers, analysts and investors; this two-day event will cover a range of important topics and trends including:project evaluation and investment decision-making; drivers of future industry mergers and acquisitions; taxand accounting issues facing the mining industry; risk factors in the current market environment; new sourcesof funding for mining projects; trends in mineral development agreements; and the impact of soft issues onmine development and finance.Conference Co-Chairs:Tim AlchV.P & Senior Minerals BusinessAnalyst, Behre Dolbear & Co.Tim Alch is a V.P. & Senior Minerals Business Analyst at Behre Dolbear & Company (USA) Inc. Tim is anInternational Business, InvestmentAnalyst and Consultant with 25+ years of experience working within businessunits analyzing prospective, operating, management, strategy, technical, technology, valuation, transactions andinvestment issues for industrial and financial clients. He was an SVP of Anderson & Schwab Inc. and EquityAnalyst at Dean Witter Reynolds, Prudential Securities, Paine Webber and Senior Consultant and IndustryAnalyst at World Steel Dynamics, Resource Strategies, Inc., CRU Inc. (London) covering global precious, baseand industrial metals and minerals, mining, steel, coal, energy and related sectors. He is an Honors graduateof Amherst College in Geology and studied the Economic and Political impact of the Industrial Revolutionand Modern Economy on the Global Mineral and Energy Resource Sectors. He continued study in the M.Sc.Mineral & Energy Economics program at Penn State. Tim has been on the Executive Committee of the NewYork City Section of SME since 2008.Alan OshikiManaging Director, King WorldwideAlan is a Managing Director at King Worldwide, a global stakeholder management firm, and has 25 years ofexperience in capital markets communications for IPOs, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, crises, financialrestructurings and other special situations. He also has ten years of direct mining industry experience inengineering, management and finance. Alan holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University ofArizona and a BS in Mining Engineering from the University of Idaho. He has been a speaker and workshopleader with the NASDAQ Executive Forum, National Investor Relations Institute, Public Relations Societyof America, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Brazilian Congress of CorporateCommunication. He is also chairman of the New York City section of SME.
- 5MONDAY, APRIL 29, 20138:00 8:45am REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFASTCONFERENCE CHAIRMANS OPENING REMARKSSociety for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration - David Kanagy, Executive DirectorDave joined SME in March 2004 and has tripled the revenues of the organization making a real difference in turning around theSME financial situation. He also improved staff coordination and cooperation, and is positioning SME to provide greater value forits members with the development of new products such as OneMine. He was instrumental in developing a merger of the WomansAuxiliarytotheAmericanInstituteofMining,Metallurgical,andPetroleumEngineers,theUndergroundConstructionandTunnelingAssociation, the Minerals Information Institute and the International Marine Minerals Society into SME. He has a B.S. degree inindustrial education from the University of Maryland and a MS degree in technology education from Eastern Illinois University. Heis also a certified association executive by the American Society of Association Executives.I.1 - AN OVERVIEW OF THE CAPITAL MARKETS AND EXPLORATION SPENDINGHow have the capital markets changed? Who are the new players? In what capacity?Where has capital been raised in private, public markets; exchanges; private equity, etc.?How did the 2008 financial slump in 2008 and current tight market impact mining capital markets?What are exploration budget trends? How are tough capital markets impacting the Junior mining sector?Citibank Corporate & Investment Bank: Michael Cramer, Managing Director Global Metals & MiningSNL Metals Economics Group: Bakes Mitchell, Vice President SalesI.1.1 - CitiBank: Michael N. Cramer, Managing & Technical Director - Global Metals & MiningMr. Cramer will highlight recent trends and alternatives in metals and mining resource funding including: (1) FinancialMarkets: fewer through consolidating, financial institutions, base, non-ferrous mining companies and coal companies;(2) Global Trends about key recent and near term industry fundamentals: the pricing cycle, credit quality, consolidationsand M&A; (3) Fund Raising Activities discussing existing and evolving capital structures by stages of a mining companyslife cycle; trends of conventional funding with highlights on debt, equity, project finance and syndicated loans; and (4)Key Capital Raisings Takeaways for accessing both traditional and alternative sources of funding.