• 20 Minute Keynote Address
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    Barry Allan
    Managing Director, Research - Mining Analyst, Laurentian Bank Securities Inc.
    Barry Allan joined Laurentian Bank Securities Inc. in March 2017 as a Mining Analyst, and has more than 30 years of experience in capital markets and investment research. Barry has been consistently ranked among the top 10 precious metal analysts in North America by various rating agencies, and continues to focus on the investment analysis of producers and explorers for gold and silver. Prior to capital markets, Barry worked as an exploration geologist for a number of different mining companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Honours) and an MBA, both from Dalhousie University, and he is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Bankers (FICB).
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    David Garofalo
    Chairman & CEO
    David Garofalo currently serves as Chairman & CEO of Gold Royalty Corp., Chairman & CEO of the Marshall Precious Metals Fund and Chair of the Board of Great Panther Mining Limited. David was also President & CEO and Director of Goldcorp (2016-2019), President & CEO and Director of Hudbay from 2010, Senior Vice President and CFO and Director of Agnico-Eagle from 1998 and Treasurer of Inmet Mining from 1990. He has also served on multiple public company boards over his career.

    David was recognized as The Northern Miner’s Mining Person of the Year for 2012.
    He was also awarded as Canada’s CFO of the Year by Financial Executives International Canada (2009) and Top Gun CFO by Brendan Wood International (2009 and 2010) and was recognized by IR Magazine with awards for Best Investor Relations by a CFO (2009 and 2010) and Best Investor Relations by a CEO (2011).

    David earned designations as a Fellow of Canadian Chartered Public Accountants and a Certified Director of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (Vice Chair) and Greater Vancouver Board of Trade.