Latin Exploration 2010 took place in Buenos Aires, on October 28 – 29, 2010, at the Panamericano Hotel Buenos Aires. Speakers from renowned companies as well as professionals from Peru, Mexico, USA, Chile and other countries talked about their views and experiences in working in Latin America. The program was organized in six sessions. Simultaneous translation was available (English to Spanish and viceversa).

Thursday, October 28

8:30 - 9:30 am Registration 9:30 Opening and Keynote address
Eduardo Chaparro Keynote Speaker: CSR Initiatives in Latin America Eduardo Chaparro. Economy Affairs Officer. CEPAL.
10:00 - 12:30 pm Trends Metals, Finance and Reporting Standards.
Hans Von Michaelis Randol Gold Model Hans Von Michaelis. Randol International Ltd.
Edmundo Tulcanaza. Ensuring Technical Competencies for Exploration Finance Edmundo Tulcanaza. President. Chilean Comission for Qualification of Competence in Mining Resources and Reserves
Florencia Heredia. Financing. Florencia Heredia. Principal. HOLT | Heredia, Oneto Gaona, Lede Pizzurno + Terrel Abogados.
Callum Grant. How much is your Exploration Project Worth? Callum Grant. Senior Consultant. Wardrop.
12:00 - 12:30 pm Discussion Panel 12:30 - 2:30 pm Lunch break 2:30 - 4:30 pm Strategies and Exploration in Latin America I Strategist Services for Exploration.
Lithium Brine Analysis Olga Mónica Herrero. R&D Manager. Alex Stewart Argentina.
Experience as an exploration supplier and challenges of multinacional presence. Christian Maudet. Account Manager. Energold.
TITAN 24. Deep Imaging Geophysics. Porphyry Copper Experience. Leduar Ramayo Cortés. Senior Geoscientist, Business Development. Quantec Geoscience
4:30 - 5:00 pm Coffee break 5:00 - 7:00 pm Strategies and Exploration in Latin America II Exploration in Countries learning to become miners: A long way to go. Colombia, Bolivia.
Mining potential of Colombia Alvaro Ponce. Advisor. Ministerio de Minas de Colombia.
Exploring Bolivia Today. Posible Strategies. Joaquín Merino. VP Exploration. Apogee Minerals Ltd.
6:30 - 7 pm Discussion Panel
Canada 8 pm Reception at the Canadian Embassy
Friday, October 29 9:00 -11:00 am Strategies and Exploration in Latin America III Exploration in Mining Countries: Lessons to Learn. Chile, Perú, México, Brasil.
Eduardo Lanao Peru and Support of Investment through the Generation of Policy and Legislation. Eduardo Lanao. Legal Affairs and Tenements Chief. Compañía Minera Milpo.
Mining Exploration in Mexico. Héctor Alfonso Alba Infante. Subdirector, Geociencia Digital. Servicio Geológico Minero de México
The Metalogenetic Potential Of Brazil And Government Policies To Sustain Mineral Exploration And Mining Activity. Reinaldo Brito. Jefe, Dpto Recursos Minerales. Servicio Geológico de Brasil.
11:00 – 11:30 am Coffee break 11:30 – 1 pm Hot Commodities in Latin America Gold and Silver in Mexico, Copper in Chile and Lithium.
Gold & Silver Exploration and Mining Developments in Mexico Hans Von Michaelis. Director. Randol International Ltd.

Copper in the Central Andes José Cabello. Director. Mineralium Consulting Group.
1 – 1:30 pm Discussion Panel 1:30 – 3:00 pm Lunch break 3 – 3:30 pm Strategies and Exploration in Latin America IV Exploration and Challenges in Argentina.
Ricardo Martínez Exploration in Argentina. Ricardo Martínez. Manager. Argentina Minera SA.
Exploration in State Owned Mining Companies. Jorge Valvano. Vicepresidente. FOMICRUZ SE.
Tecto-magmatic Evolution and mineral resources in Argentina. Eduardo Zappettini. Director, Geological Mining Resources. Argentinean Geological Service.
4:30 - 5:30 pm Analysis and discussion of new law for the protection of Glaciers.
Dr. Carlos Saravia Frías. Partner in Saravia Frías Mazzinghi Abogados.
Geol. Julio Rios Gomez. President. GEMERA
5:30 – 6:00 pm Final Discussion Panel and Closing.