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7th Annual
Global Mining IT & Communication Summit
01. November - 02. November 2017, Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

Benefits of a Digitized Mine in Operational Excellence & Cost-Efficiency

Exploration Redefined: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data & Crowdsourcing

Evaluating Security Threats, Protecting Your IT & OT Systems, Leveraging Blockchain Technology


Innovative Approaches to Exploration in the Digital Age

Cost-Benefit Analysis of an Automated Mine

Powerful Applications of Big Data

Cybersecurity for Industrial Automation


  • Mineral Exploration in the Digital Age: Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Crowdsourcing

  • Active Approach to Vulnerability Assessment & Management in the IT/OT Environment

  • IT Models for Large Organizations vs Small/Mid-size Mining Companies

  • CxO Vision Panel on The Integration of Data Analytics to Maximize Mine Cycle Effectiveness

  • Interactive Roundtable Sessions on 5 Key Transformational Technologies

  • 2 Focused Streams on Automation & Big Data in Mining

  • '2017 Star Awards' Acknowledging Exceptional Commitment and Performance


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Bashir Fancy

Chairman & CEO at Canada's Association of IT Professionals (CIPS)

Bashir Fancy is Managing Director, Corporate Solutions & Services Inc. he was Senior Executive Advisor – Business Risk at Grant Thornton LLP and also with Deloitte & Touche. He has assisted their cl

Learn more about Bashir >

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Marcio Torres Ribeiro

Vice President IT, CIO, Transformational Leader at Coeur Mining

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Hakan Kutluay

CIO at Eldorado Gold

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Franz Escalante

Chief of Information Systems at Chinalco

Learn the full detail about the event program in the downloadable agenda.

Who will you meet


  • CIO's, COO's, CTO's, CISO's
  • Instructors and R&D Experts
  • Head of  IT & Security
  • Head of  Information Security
  • Head of  Cyber  Security
  • IT/OT  Experts
  • Head of  Technology


  • Mining Companies
  • Mining Equipments, technology and services (METS) Companies
  • Education & Research
  • Government


  • “Very interesting and useful.”


    Highland Gold Mining

  • “Great to stimulate ideas and to hear what peers are doing. Glad I attended.”

    VP Finance & IT

    Alacer Gold

  • “Good event, and good to network with like minded people.”

    IT Support

    Eldorado Gold

  • “This is a very interesting summit which covers a variety of topics and subjects.”

    Telecommunications Engineering

    Syncrude Canada Ltd.

  • “IT in Mining has some peculiarities. The summit was an excellent opportunity to share knowledge and evaluate the future of IT in Mining, discussing our peculiarities”

    Senior IT Manager

    AngloGold Ashanti

  • “The event is improving and offering a multi-room event could be interesting and useful addition”


    Centerra Gold

Facts from last year


of attendees appreciated the many networking opportunities.


of participants referred to the event as excellent.


of participants would recommend this conference to their industry peers.






Hours of Networking


Participating Countries


Bringing together two co-located events

1 - 2 November 2017, Toronto

Sponsors & Partners

Gold Sponsor

Premium Silver Sponsor


Endorsing Partner

Endorsing Partner

Knowledge Partner


Chelsea Hotel, Toronto