Our annual conference is making a return to Vancouver with a new name - CIM Connect!

MONDAY, MAY 13 | 8:30 - 10:30

Opening Plenary Session | Canada's Advantage

Centered around the overarching theme of “Brand Canada: Our Critical Advantage,” CIM Connect aims to cast a spotlight on Canada's distinctive position in the global minerals, metals, and energy sectors. Emphasizing our commitment to responsible resource development, the convention will delve into industry challenges and showcase leadership excellence.

Our Opening Plenary initiates the three-day journey by scrutinizing the Canadian advantage in the minerals industry from diverse perspectives.


Hecla Mining Company

Moderator: Robin Stickley

Robin is an award-winning career journalist with 20 years of newsroom experience; leading from the anchor desk and reporting from the story front lines on both local and network/national platforms. Robin has worked as an anchor and reporter in newsrooms across Western Canada and served as the Washington DC Foreign Correspondent for Global National covering stories in the US for the network. She has anchored Global BC’s Morning Show, 5pm newscast the Weekend Newshour at 6 and served as fill-in host regularly for Global National.


Freda Campbell

Training & Development Officer, Tahltan Nation Development Corporation

Phillips S. Baker, Jr.

President and CEO, Hecla Mining Company

Ali Pejman

Partner Investment Banking, Fort Capital

Jason Sangha

Vice President, Planning and Strategy, Base Metals, Teck Resources Limited