We would like to inform you that the Embassy of Canada, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia and the CANSEE Canadian-Serbian Business Association are organizing a presentation followed by a discussion on Enabling Mining Legislation at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia on Monday, March 23 at 13:00h.

The presentation and the discussion will focus on the Draft Mining Law and geological researches with special attention to the mineral taxation and royalties. Speakers from the following institutions will address to the audience – from the Ministry of Mining & Energy, Ministry of Finance, Serbian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bank of Montreal, Ernst & Young, and from NALED.

The key note speaker is one of the leading international and Canadian experts, Dr. Michael Doggett, professor at Queen’s University and expert consultant of the Canadian Government.

The goal of this presentation is high quality and professional contribution to the public debate on the Draft Mining Law.


BIOGRAPHY – Michael Doggett

Dr. Doggett is a minerals industry consultant based in Vancouver, Canada. He works with a range of clients on issues related to project evaluation, corporate strategy, mineral taxation, and industry exploration trends. He has provided training in mineral project assessment to more than 2000 professionals in a dozen countries.

He currently serves as a Director of three public companies in Canada and as a Director of the Mineral Deposits Research Unit at the University of British Columbia as well as acting in an Advisory capacity to three international investment groups.

From 1997 to 2007, Dr. Doggett was Director of the Mineral Exploration Master’s Program at Queen’s University where he continues to serve as an adjunct professor.

His achievements have been recognized by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) who presented him with their Robert Elver Mineral Economics Award in 2002 (http://web.cim.org/awards/rElver02.cfm) and by the Society of Exploration Geologists (SEG) who named Dr. Doggett as their International Exchange Lecturer for the year 2005.