Mining and Communities Solutions 2016

  • Dates:
    Jun 06 - 08, 2016
  • Hours:
    From 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Location:
    Vancouver, Canada University of British Columbia (UBC) campus
  • Event Type:
    Conference

Contact Information

Olga Cherepanova
Division Manager, Conferences
580 Hornby Street, Suite 900 Vancouver, BC, V6C 3B6 Canada
1 604 6832037 312
ocherepanova@infomine.com
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Organized by InfoMine and University of British Columbia (UBC) Abstracts submission deadline - December 21, 2015! This conference will explore the relationships between mining operations and communities, as well as the approaches that companies take to develop effective engagement with the communities and the host governments. Abstracts are invited in the following themes: Environmental, social and cultural risks assessment CSR standards and governance, as applied to community relations IFC Social Performance Standards UN Sustainable Development Goals and its relevance and application to mining Impact benefit agreements Social license to operate Conflict prevention and resolution Managing community expectations Assessment of social performance Grievances Indigenous peoples and indigenous rights Public consultation (scope, frameworks) Community investment and sustainable benefits Local procurement and sustainable supply chains Public policy, regulatory issues Engagement processes and measuring success Skills training and social hiring Cultural heritage and historic preservation Biodiversity and conservation, efficient use of resources Communities and mine closure: life after mining Involuntary resettlement Public health Artisanal and small-scale mining Human rights in mining Mining operations and community preparedness to deal with large environmental releases Case studies – what works and what does not. Submit your abstracts by December 21, 2015 to miningandcommunities@infomine.com Olga Cherepanova

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