9:00 | 06.01.2011
Distinguished Global Visionaries: Niall Ferguson and Peter A. Seligmann will Address the World’s Largest Gathering of Investors, Financiers and Stakeholders in African Mining
NEW YORK, January 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The 17th Annual Investing in African Mining Indaba is expected to bring 4,500 financiers, investors and mining professionals from both established and rapidly emerging corners of the globe. The event will take place on 7 – 10 February 2011 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in South Africa. To register and review the full four-day agenda, please visit http://www.MiningIndaba.com. Global economic historian and Harvard University professor, Niall Ferguson will headline this year’s conference with his presentation titled, “The Ascent of Africa and Her Minerals” as he unpacks the back story on the new scramble for Africa’s mineral wealth. Ferguson will highlight the risks and opportunities for Africa, which remains one of the last and greatest frontiers in mineral exploration and extraction. Further to Mr. Ferguson, CEO and Chairman of Conservation International, Peter A. Seligmann will present his address titled, “CSR as a Business Imperative.” Seligmann is one of today’s most dynamic leaders in the global conservation movement, where he has brought innovation and action to the forefront of biodiversity protection for more than 25 years. Mr. Seligmann’s high-level participation in Corporate Social Responsibility Day, presented in collaboration with the International Council of Mining & Metals (ICMM), affirms Mining Indaba’s commitment to partnering with leaders in securing world class social licensing standards for African mining. Additional conference keynotes include:
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