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 International Conferences
Since 2002 an International Conference called

Corporate Finance Management in Mining Industry - CFMMI
(For contacts: cfmmi@gaia-expert.com)

organized twice per year in April-May and October.

In 2002 the Conference was held in October 7-11, at the Sunny day resort, nearby Varna, Bulgaria.

 CFMMI 2002 International Conference inauguration. Dr Miroslav A. YORDANOV (right) and Prof. Emil CONSTANTINESCU 1996-2000 Romania President (left)
CFMMI 2002 International Conference inauguration.
Dr Miroslav A. YORDANOV (right) and Prof. Emil
CONSTANTINESCU 1996-2000 Romania President (left).


CFMMI 2002             Quantitative Risk. Analysis, Assessment, and Management - QRAAM 2004

CFMMI 2004 Autumn Session


 CFMMI 2004, Autumn Session, October 4-8, 2004

Download Registration form here: RegFormA.pdf

Special Partnership:
Ministry of Economy of Republic of BULGARIA
Ministry of Environment and Waters of Republic of BULGARIA
Ministry of Energy of Republic of BULGARIA
GAIA EXPERT Ltd. - Corporate Financial Advisor to the Mining Industry, Sofia, BULGARIA
International Banking Institute, Sofia, BULGARIA
Centre de Geostatistique, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris, Fontainebleau, FRANCE
University of Mining and Geology, Sofia, BULGARIA

Location:
"TSARSKO SELO" hotel, Sofia, Bulgaria

Sessions and Exhibitions:
Hotel "TSARSKO SELO" ***, Sofia

Conference working days:
October 4-8, 2004

Conference languages:
English and Russian

KEY CONFERENCE TOPICS

  1. Geology of Raw Materials and Mineral Resources and Waters.
    GIS and CAD Systems in Geological Prospecting and Mining Works,
    3-D modelling of geological and ore bodies

  2. Reserves/Resources Evaluation, Methods of Reserves Estimation.
    Reserves/Resources Classifications.
    Sampling Spatial Control and Methods and Techniques,
    Sampling Networks Density Optimisation

  3. Analysis of Project Risk and Uncertainty in Finance Models.
    Modern Mining Legislation. Measurement and Management of the Financial Risk
    on the Pre-Feasibility, Feasibility and Exploitation Studies, Computer's Simulation

  4. Corporate Finance Management of the Mining Enterprises,
    Pre-production Planning. Supplies, Markets and Finance.
    Taxation - Royalties treatments

  5. Corporate Environmental Management and Liability.
    Contaminated Land, Environmental Assessment.
    Land use planning and Financial modelling and optimising
    of Environmental Protection Costs

PARTICIPATION FORMS

- Scientific papers - main form for participation;
- Poster - these papers shall be presented in particular sessions;
- Professional discussion "Round Table";
- Presentation and/or demonstration;
- Promotion of a Company and/or Exhibition;
- Business meetings.

Every scientific paper and poster must be preceded by an Abstract: the abstract has to present the main subject of
the paper. The abstract volume must not surpass 15 lines (excepting the line and the name of the author,
format A4, 60 characters per line.)

The abstract have to be written in English language.

The Review Committee will evaluate the abstract submission in the conference program
and the authors of the approved papers shall be informed.

Scientific proceeding: Once the abstract has been approved, the author must prepare and
send his full manuscript. The articles will be accepted only by Internet - please use one of
the E-mail addresses of the Conference.

Authors must present the manuscripts in one of the working languages in maximum 8
typewritten pages (format A4), including: abstract, real text, charts, drawings, and reference.

Article formatting
The Summary must be submitted in a Word processing file using MS WORD for
Windows 95/97/98/2000 as follows:

- Script: Times New Roman.
- Title: Capital letters, Bold, 12 pt, centered.
- Author(s): Name, Family Name, Capital letters, 10 pt, centered.
- Address and E-mail address: Italic, 10 pt, centered.
- Free line.
- Summary: in language different from the article language: 10 pt normal.
- Base text: normal, 12 pt.
- Free line.
- Reference: normal, 10 pt.
- Caption of the graphical applications: Have to be on a separate sheet, in two languages,
one of them must be English; 10 pt, normal.

Graphic materials: Every graphic material as chart, drawing, photo and table
to accompany the paper must be in separate attach file. The only accepted formats
for every image file are: TIFF, JPG, PCX or BMP, min 600 dpi.

Poster: Every paper that is intended to be present on poster session must be
submitted in a word processing file for using either ŐS WORD 95/97/2000/’– or
ņdobe –D (maximum paper format A0).

Note: Every poster material must be printed and formed by the author(s).

–ARTICIPANTS REGISTRATION
Enrolment for participation in the conference should be done by the following way:

- Registration Form, attached to this "Site", and copy of the bank transfer documents
of the conference's fee must be mailed to the address for correspondence.

The confirmation of registration shall be done after the copy from the bank transfer document
is received on the correspondence address. Every registered participant shall obtain a
Personal Identification Number (PIN).

CFMMI 2004 Autumn Session Preliminary Programme

October 3, 2004 (Sunday)
10.00 - 20.00 h: Arrival, registration and accommodation. Registration Office - Hotel "Marina", 2nd floor;
20.00 h: Welcoming reception

October 4, 2004 (Monday)
9.00 - 10.00 h: Inauguration of the CFMMI 2004 Conference. Welcoming speech from the International Organizing
Committee of CFMMI 2004;
10.00 - 13.00 h: Conference Scientific sessions;
15.00 - 17.30 h: Scientific sessions, presentations and demonstrations.

October 5, 2004 (Tuesday)
9.00 - 13.00 h: Conference Scientific sessions;
15.00 - 17.30 h: Scientific sessions, presentations and demonstrations.

October 6, 2004 (Wednesday)
9.30 - 13.00 h: GAIA EXPERT Ltd. (Bulgaria) presents GeoLariAn TM ver. 8.0;
14.00 h: Visitation of the geology phenomenon Cretaceous - Paleogene (K-Pg) boundary
(the Iridium Anomaly) nearby Byala town.

October 7, 2004 (Thursday)
9.00 - 13.00 h: GEOVARIANCES Ltd. (France) presents ISATIS TM ver. 4.0;
15.00 - 17.30 h: Scientific sessions, presentations and demonstrations.

October 8, 2004 (Friday)
9.00 - 13.00 h: Last Scientific Session;.
13.00 h: Official closing down the International Conference CFMMI 2004 Autumn Session;
15.00 - 17.30 h: Closing down the Exhibitions.
19.00 h: Farewell dinner party.

October 9, 2004 (Saturday)
Free tourist program - excursion with going over the landmarks of Balchik city, the phenomenal Pobitite kamani"
near Varna or Aladja Monastery.

Departure from the International Conference CFMMI 2004.

Note: All future changes in the present program shall be immediately reflected on this Conference site.

PARTICIPATION FEE

Participation

Up to September 4, 2004

After September 4 2004

Participant

270 Euro

350 Euro

Accompany person

180 Euro

200 Euro

Student

40 Euro

80 Euro

Exhibitor

800 Euro

1000 Euro

Paper Publication Fee + Post Fee

40 Euro

85 Euro


Participant Fee Covers:

- Welcoming reception;
- Attendance at scientific sessions;
- Admission to the Exhibition Halls;
- Admission to the Demonstration Halls;
- Conference coffee-breaks;
- Participant conference set;
- Conference Collection of Proceedings;
- Official farewell dinner party;

Accompanying Person Fee covers:

- Welcoming reception;
- Attendance at scientific sessions;
- Admission to the Exhibition Halls;
- Admission to the Demonstration Conference Rooms;
- Conference coffee-breaks;
- Conference Collection of Proceedings

Students Registration Fee covers:

- Attendance at scientific sessions;
- Admission to the Exhibition Halls;
- Admission to the Demonstration Rooms;
- Conference Collection of Reports
(Every student have to provide a document reflecting its academic status)

Exhibition Fee covers:

- Welcoming reception;
- Attendance at scientific sessions;
- Conference coffee-breaks;
- Exhibition area fee 1 sq. m. = 50 Euro;
- Őinimum exhibition area = 2 sq. m.

Hall for the firm presentation (including a computer machine, multimedia projector):
up to 2 hours for presentation = 160 Euro.

Paper publication fee covers:

It is paid when the author prefers his article to be published in the Conference Collection
of Proceedings but can not participate directly in the conference sessions
(paper publication + posting expenses).

ADVERTISEMENT
Advertisement in the Conference Proceedings (full color 4+4):

1-st cover: 700 Euro;
2-nd cover: 500 Euro;
3-rd cover: 400 Euro;
4-th cover: 600 Euro;

Additionally to the Conference Programme:

- Promotion of a Company during the Conference Sessions - 12 Euro/1 min;
- Accompany Press-Conference - by contract;
- Cocktail on behalf of a company - by contract.

Application for cancelation

Applications for cancellations of participation are submitted:

- Typewritten form turned to: CFMMI 2004 Autumn Session Organizing Committee
P. O. Box 23, 1870 Sofia BULGARIA;

- Via INTERNET: to cfmmi@gaia-expert.com

While filling in the application form for cancellation of participation every participant must to
point his own PIN, which is obtained at the registration.

Period of approving the application forms for cancellation:

- Up to September 4, 2004 - 90% of the amount would be restored;
- Up to September 26, 2004 - 50% of the amount would be restored.

Correspondence address:
CFMMI 2004 Autumn Session Organizing Committee
P. O. Box 23, 1870, Sofia BULGARIA
Phone:/Fax: (+359 2) 99 44 8 11
Mobiles: (+359 48) 987 490; (+359 897) 246 559
Ň-mail: cfmmi@gaia-expert.com


Guiding Dates and Addresses:

- Conference Working Days: October 4-8, 2004

- Location: TSARSKO SELO hotel, Sofia, BULGARIA

- Deadline for submission of abstract: August 8, 2004

- Submit Camera Ready Final Paper: August 22, 2004

- Deadline for submission of Registration Form and payment of Participant Fee: September 23, 2004

- Deadline for submission of applications for Exhibition and/or Demonstration Stall: September 26, 2004


For more details please contacts us!

By the CFMMI 2004 Autumn Session Organizing Committee

The hospitable Bulgarian Mountains and Nature are waiting for you!

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 CFMMI 2002

 

Poster's Discussion on Dr Yordanov's Reserves/Resources Classification for Solid Fuels and Mineral
Commodities
- Mr. B. Gorgievski (Macedonia) - Dr M. Yordanov (Bulgaria) - Dr I. Valgma (Estonia)

Working CFMMI Session - Prof. E. Constantinescu (1996-2000 Romania President) and Dr M. Yordanov (Bulgaria)

Coffee Break - Mr. B. Gorgievski (Macedonia) - Mrs. S. Naydenova (Bulgaria)

In the pub - Touristic Excursion to the Palace in Balchik

Welcoming reception - participants from NAMR (Romania) with their 1996-2000 President - Mr. M. Spataru - Mss. C. Palita - Prof. E. Constantinescu (1996-2000 Romania President)
 - Mss. A. Apostolescu - Mrs. G. Nastasescu - Mr. M. Corneanu

Dr Oleg Vitov's presentation "Placer Mineralogical Prognosis for Gold Prospecting in Bulgaria (Bulgaria)

In the pub - Touristic Excursion to the Palace in Balchik - Romanian's corner

In the Botany Garden of the Balchik Palace - Mrs. S. Naydenova (Bulgaria) - Dr M. Yordanov (Bulgaria) - M.Sc. L. Yordanova (Bulgaria) - Dr O. Vitov (Bulgaria)

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Local Conferences

The local (inside the country) Conferences were organizing on irregular basis depending by the actual needs
of industrial and entrepreneurs societies. Up to now 2 local conferences were organized, in 1991 and in 1994.

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Seminars

Two up to four dayís seminars on Corporate Finance Management are usually organized two times (in February
and November) per year for the Miningís Industry fraternity and Academic people.
No restrictions about the
participantís applications. Usually the number of participants is between 15 and 25 persons.

An International Seminar on Quantitative Risk. Analysis, Assessment and Management - QRAAM is organized
in May and October every year.

(For contacts: qraam@gaia-expert.com)

The new seminar will be held in May 9-15, 2004 in collaboration with the International Banking Institute, Sofia,
BULGARIA.

For more details about the International Seminar QRAAM 2004 click here.

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Training Courses

Training courses usually between 4 and 5 dayís on Creditís Risk Management for bankers (including Monte Carlo
simulations, and Theory of Decisions, Option Pricing etc.) in collaboration with the
International Banking Institute,
Sofia, BULGARIA
, was given since 2000, two times per year, in July and December. The participantís applications
was restricted up to 10-12 persons.

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Educational Programs

Risk Assessment and Discount Cash Flow Analysis course in 30 hours (including Monte Carlo simulations,
and Theory of Decisions, Option Pricing etc.) in collaboration with the Economic Department of
Sofia University
"St. Kliment Ohridski", Sofia, BULGARIA
, was given since 1998. For one academic year 2 courses start: from
November till March, and from April till July.

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