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QUEBEC and OTTAWA | Quebec mining delegation to PDAC 2020

  • 02 Mar 2020
  • 8:00 AM
  • 03 Mar 2020
  • 8:30 PM
  • Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West, Toronto, ON


  • Free of charge
  • Free of charge
  • Free of charge

Registration is closed


Join CERBA Quebec mining delegation at PDAC and get access to the series of activities:

  • business-to-business meetings
  • networking event
  • pavilion/exhibit
  • seminars

This year Quebec mining delegation explores opportunities in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine.


Compare your product/service with Eurasian competitors  

Gain insights and market intelligence

Increase visibility of your product or service

Meet Eurasian academic or research entities

Meet key Eurasian regulatory bodies

Participate in CERBA’s networking events

Participate in pre-organized business to business meetings

Pitch your product /service to selected audiences

Receive on-the-ground assistance from government agencies and CERBA


  • Country and regional focus on minerals
  • How the mining industry is regulated in Eurasian countries
  • Classification system for reporting mineral resources and mineral reserves
  • State control mining rights
  • Process of engaging in exploration and other mining activities
  • Regimes for the renewal and transfer of mineral licenses
  • Protection of mining rights in Eurasian countries
  • Participation of government in mining projects
  • Duties, royalties and taxes on mining activities in Eurasia
  • Principal business structures
  • Financing of mining activities in Eurasia
  • Management and recycling of mining waste
  • Safety and labor law applicable to the mining industry
  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in Eurasia



The 2nd of March

 8   - 10  am

 Meet with the Kazakhstani delegation: 

  • presentations (new mining code, investment and business opportunities, technological successes, challenges to be addresses)
  • consultations
Room 203D
11 am - 3 pm

Meet with the Trade Commissioner of Canada in Eurasia

  • presentation "Mining in Central Asia and Russia"
  • consultations

Canada Pavilion, booth 539, Trade Show South Building

4 - 5 pm 

 Meet with the Ukrainian delegation

  • presentations about mining in Ukraine
  • consultations
Room 205D
5 - 6 pm

 Meet with the Uzbekistani delegation

  • consultations
Address: 66 Wellington st. W Suite 5300 

The 3rd of March

10 - 12 pm 

Meet with the Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

  • Export café for Eurasia
  • consultations
Room 204 North buiding
13:30 - 6:15 pm

 CERBA mining conference 2020

Payable registration is required.
Room 206E
 6:30 - 8:30 pm

 CERBA reception

Payable registration is required.

Room 203D

Consultations are provided by:

Heather Bystryk, Trade Commissioner at Embassy of Canada

Anis Ouanes, Director of Economic Affairs at Quebec bureau in Toronto

Ruslan Baimishev, Vice Minister, Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of Kazakhstan

Talgat Satiyev, Deputy Chairman, Committee of Geology and Subsoil Use in Kazakhstan

Sanzhar Sarybekov, First Deputy Director, Astana Energy Invest LLP in Kazakhstan

Roman Opimakh, Head of the State Service of Geology and Subsoil of Ukraine

Azam Kadirhodjaev, Deputy Chairman at Goscomgeology in Uzbekistan

We look forward to your participation!

Conference Senior Gold Sponsor 

Conference Coffee Break Sponsors


Conference Partners


Your guide at PDAC Eurasia will be Marina Belskikh. Contact her directly at 514.516.1178 to book appointments.

For more information and sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Vera Dedyulya

Acting Regional Director

Toronto Chapter 

+1 (647) 822-8149

[email protected]

Alex Grichine

Regional Director

Moscow Chapter           

+7 (495) 134-0268

[email protected]

Taskyn Koshman

Regional Director

Kazakhstan Chapter       


+1 (777) 113-4477

t[email protected] 

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Cancellation policy:
Registration fees are non-refundable 30 days in advance of the event.
Registration is not confirmed until we have received your payment.
Unpaid no-shows are subject to a charge equalling 100% of the registration fee, including tax: you will be issued an invoice for payment.

CERBA is a non-for-profit Business Association with a main mandate to support trade, investment and good relations between the countries of Canada, Eurasia and Russia. Please, note, we can not provide visa invitation letters outside of our mandate, nor guarantee any other support.