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X CERBA-Vancouver International Mining Conference on the Margins of AME BC Roundup | The Future of Resources Industry - Fostering Business in Greater Eurasia

  • 18 Jan 2021
  • 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM (PST)
  • on-line



On behalf of CERBA Board of Directors we are pleased to announce the X Vancouver International Mining Conference "The Future of Resources Industry - Fostering Business in Greater Eurasia", organized on the margins of and in partnership with AME BC Roundup-2021. 

The Conference will kick off the CERBA Eurasian Mining Program-2021 containing series of events starting from January 18th in Vancouver and ending with the March 12th Conference on the margins of PDAC in Toronto ( 

The Conference is conducted in virtual format on January 18th, 2021

at 7AM PST/ 10AM EST/ 18.00 Moscow time

The X CERBA Conference is focused on latest developments in the resource industry of Greater Eurasia, including Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan and the Russian Federation during the 2020 and integration into the cross border mining initiatives developing within the region. It will offer stage to discuss industry  forecasts, significant regional projects, feasible for Canadian companies and important issues of sustainable development and effective industrial infrastructures.

 The panels of experts including government officials and business stakeholders, industry experts and international business advisers, investment and law specialists, will share insights and answer questions on best practices of global trade and strategic partnerships for successful engagement into the untapped market opportunities. The CERBA-Vancouver International Mining Conference is the traditional venue for networking, building new business contacts and for facilitation of of trade and investment between Canada and Eurasia. This event is supported by Global Affairs Canada within the CanExport framework.


Invited distinguished Speakers include (but not limited to)

  • H.E. John Sloan, Former Ambassador of Canada to Russia, Armenia and Uzbekistan
  • Hon. Stockwell Day, Former Minister of International Trade of Canada
  • Mr. Paul Irwin, Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology, BC Provincial Government
  • Mrs. Kendra Johnston, President and CEO, Association of Mineral Explorations BC
  • Mrs. Renee Umezuki, Director, Global Affair Canada, Vancouver Regional office
  • H.E. Mr. Akylbek Kamaldinov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Canada
  • Hon. Yondon Gelen, Minister of Mining and Heavy Industry of Mongolia
  • Mr. Valerii Maximov, Head of the Russian Trade mission to Canada
  • Mr. Azam Kadirkhodzhaev, Deputy Chairman, Goscomgeology of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Mr. Konstantin Barabash, Director of Sales, Viking Air Ltd.
  • Mr. Christopher Schagerl, Director, Member of the BoardSchneider Group
  • Mr. Neil Reeder, Vice President, B2Gold Corp.
  • Mr. Galymzhan Mataev, Representative of KazakhInvest to the US and Canada
  • Ms. Erin Campbell, Chair of CERBA-Vancouver Chapter, President of ECMB Capital Partners Inc.

Conference Agenda:

7.00 - 7.15 - Opening Remarks and Introductions

7.15 - 8.00 - Panel I | Cross Border Updates in Greater Eurasian Resource Sector Given Competing Russian and Chinese Visions for Economic Development

8.00 - 8.45 - Panel II | Feasibility of Regional Infrastructure and Resource Projects in Eurasia for Diversification of Trade and Investment

8.45 - 9.00 - Q&A and Closing Remarks




 Sponsorship Package | Русская Версия


For more information, registration and sponsorship please, contact:

In Canada:

The Regional Director of CERBA-Vancouver

Tatiana Domilovskaya 

at [email protected] 

or +1 604 720 29 05


 In Russia:

Regional Coordinator of CERBA - Russia

Alexander Belyasov


or +7 (495) 134 02 68                                                                 

We are grateful to our distinguished Sponsors for supporting this event:

Patron Sponsor:   




                               Gold Sponsor:                           

Conference partners:


AME BC Roundup

AME REMOTE ROUNDUP 2021; JAN 18-22, 2021

Remote Roundup 2021 is the virtual debut of the annual AME Roundup conference.  Leading through the change caused by the global pandemic, we are going virtual to safely facilitate one of the largest gatherings of the global exploration industry.

Over 6,000 geoscientists, technical experts, prospectors, suppliers, governments and indigenous partners from around the world are anticipated to virtually gather for AME Remote Roundup 2021 to network, share knowledge, and stay on the forefront of the innovative advancements in mineral exploration.  Attendees and participants will be able to access live and on-demand programming from anywhere in the world, whether from home, at work or at camp.

Hosted by explorers for explorers, this is an opportunity to digitally connect, exchange ideas and inspire new exploration projects that are critical to a strong economic recovery and sustaining vibrant regional and global economies for generations to come.

The theme for AME Remote Roundup 2021 is ‘Leading Through Change.’ The conference will feature relevant conversations of the day, touching on a variety of topics including Responsible Resource Development; Open & Smart Exploration; Advocacy and Access; and the Transformation of Mineral Exploration. 

About AME BC:

AME is the lead association for the mineral exploration and development industry based in British Columbia. Established in 1912, AME represents, advocates and promotes the interests of over 5,000 members who are engaged in mineral exploration and development in B.C. and globally. AME encourages a safe, economically strong and environmentally responsible industry by providing clear initiatives, policies, events and tools to support its membership in delivering responsible projects that advance reconciliation and provide benefit to all British Columbians.  To learn more about what we do, our policy updates and membership information, go to