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Friday, January 16 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
The Intersection of Mining and Development

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What is sustainable development? How do development principles apply to the mining context? Join us to explore the current discourse, perspectives, and opinions surrounding mining and development, setting the stage for deeper dialogue and learning in other mining stream sessions.

Facilitators
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Jeff Geipel

Venture Leader, Mining Shared Value - EWB Canada
I run the Mining Shared Value venture, along with the team of Kanwal Dewan, Anthea Darychuk and Emily Nickerson. We work to promote local procurement by the global mining industry to improve the development impacts of mineral extraction. Come talk to me about the potential role of mining in development, what conditions need to be in place for responsible mining to occur, and corporate social responsibility (CSR) in general.

Speakers
avatar for Bonnie Campbell

Bonnie Campbell

Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal
Bonnie Campbell, (M.A., D.Phil, University of Sussex), est professeure d’économie politique au Département de science politique de l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), directrice du Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en développement international et société (CIRDIS) et également du Groupe de recherche sur les activités minières en Afrique... Read More →
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Philip Oxhorn

Professor of Political Science, McGill University
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Patricia Peña

Director General, Economic Development, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
Ms. Patricia Peña is the Director General for Economic Development at the Department for Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD). She is responsible for Canada’s institutional relationship and programming with the World Bank Group and other international financial institutions. She also oversees sectoral policy on economic growth, governance and natural resources, and provides leadership to these communities of practice... Read More →



Friday January 16, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Pointe Aux Trembles 900 de la gauchetière ouest

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