Member Login

TORONTO | KCBC Mining and Natural Resources Working Group 2019

  • 06 Mar 2019
  • Bay Adelaide Centre, 333 Bay St #4600, Toronto, Canada

Dear CERBA members and friends,

On March 6th we will be hosting the 5th meeting of the Kazakhstan Canada Business Council Mining and Natural Resources Working Group.


Date / Time:     Wednesday, March 6, 2019 / 12.15 -14.00

Venue:               KPMG Office, Bay Adelaide Centre, 333 Bay Street, Office #4600, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

12.15 - 12.30:  Registration & Coffee

12.30 - 12.45:  Welcome Remarks

Ø  Norman Storm:  Chairman CERBA Kazakhstan, Managing Director Condor Petroleum Inc.

Ø  H.E. Nicholas Brousseau:  Ambassador of Canada to the Republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and  Tajikistan (invited)

Ø  H.E. Akylbek Kamaldinov:  Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Canada (invited)

Moderator:  Margaret Skok:  Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation (Global Security & Politics), Waterloo, Carleton University (The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs), Ottawa, Ambassador (retired)

12.45 - 13.10:  SESSION 1.  Recent Trends in Mineral Exploration and Mining in Kazakhstan and Canada

  • Ø  Timur Toktabayev:  Vice-Minister of Industry and Infrastructural Development of Kazakhstan (invited)
  • Ø  Amaz Abdugalimov:  Board Chairman, QAZGEOLOGY JSC (invited)
  • Ø  Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines

13.10 - 13.40:  SESSION 2.  Foreign Investment Climate and Business Opportunities

  • Ø  Rustam Issatayev:  Deputy Chairman, Kazakh Invest
  • Ø  Aidar Assaubayev:  Chairman, Altyn PLM

Ø  Abdulin Tleukabyl:  Chairman, Technogran-Aktobe

Ø  Adil Irkegulov:  Representative, BCC Holding

Ø  Marcia Elizabeth Christian Favale:  Independent Director, Kazakh Invest

13.40 - 13.55:  SESSION 3.  Q&A Session and Discussion of Issues of Mutual Interest

Ø  Upgrading of reserve classification and mapping to bring up to world standards

Ø  Aligning of government expert panels with business interests to facilitate business investment

Ø  Collaboration with Canadian counterparts on best practices in mining regulations

13.55 - 14.00: Closing

To register, please email to Taskyn Koshman at: [email protected].


For more information and sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Taskyn Koshman                       Dina Ni
Regional Director                        Assistant 
Canada Eurasia Russia Business    Canada Eurasia Russia Business 
Association Kazakhstan Chapter    Association Kazakhstan Chapter
Tel: +7 (747) 555-1319               Tel: +7 (701) 117-4552
[email protected]                  [email protected]