On February 1, with a keynote speech by the President of Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers (IIMP) and CEO of Compañia de Minas Buenaventura, Mr. Victor Gobitz Colchado, and commented on by a select panel of professionals, 2018 Jueves Mineros (Mining Thursdays) Cycle of Conferences, was inaugurated, addressing the subject of: "Mining Investments for 2018"Before an audience of over 200 people, we had the participation of panelists such as Dr. Miguel Cardozo Goytizolo, Deputy Vice President of IIMP and President & CEO of Exploandes; Eng. Luis Rivera Ruiz, Director of IIMP and Executive Vice President in Americas region of Gold Fields; Eng. Antonio Samaniego Alcantara, former President of IIMP and Director of SRK Consulting, and Dr. Rodrigo Priale Zevallos, General Manager of Gerens Graduate School.Mr. Alberto Brocos Gutierrez, Director of IIMP and General Manager of Minera Almax, served as moderator and reported that this year, in addition to technical and mining development subjects, aspects related to corporate behavior, codes of ethics, logistics, legislation and taxes, among others, will be addressed. Likewise, embassies will be invited to talk about the contributions their countries made to mining industry.