Toronto Conference on the Extractive Industry, March 5-7, 2009

Toronto Conference on the Extractive Industry, March 5-7, 2009

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February 6, 2009

The Center for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC), along with the Extractive Industries Research Group (EIRG) at York University are hosting a conference next month in Toronto, titled Rethinking Extractive Industry: Regulation, Dispossession, and Emerging Claims.

Organized in response to the growing need for public debate surrounding the mining and petroleum industries in Canada and elsewhere around the world, the conference will focus on:

Specific countries covered in the discussions include: Canada, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, and Peru, the Congo, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, Guyana, Suriname, the Philippines, the United States, and Australia.

For details on the conference, including a full listing of speakers and panel discussions, as well as registration info, visit

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