“Towards PERUMIN” cycle of lectures starts in Arequipa.

Students, professors and staff from San Agustín Public University (UNSA) will be trained in mining industry-related topics.

With great expectation, the Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers (IIMP), organizer of PERUMIN 33 Mining Convention, announced the start of the cycle of lectures “Towards PERUMIN”, which will hold its first meeting on August 5 at 09:00 at Paraninfo Arequipa of the San Agustín Public University (UNSA).

“Towards PERUMIN”, which will be held for second time in a row at the UNSA, aims at generating spaces for dialogue and learning as to strengthen exchange of experience between representatives of national mining industry, students, professors, and workers from Universidad Nacional de San Agustín (UNSA)

The opening ceremony of this academic cycle will have the presence of Rohel Sánchez, UNSA chancellor; Ana María Gutiérrez, UNSA academic vice chancellor; Horacio Barreda, UNSA research vice chancellor; engineer Víctor Gobitz, chairman of the Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers (IIMP); architect Eva Arias de Sologuren; chair of PERUMIN 33 Mining Convention Organizing Committee; engineer Luis Rivera, chairman of Towards PERUMIN and the engineer Miguel Román, Peruvian Congressman, among other authorities.

According the organization, the first key lecture will be delivered by the engineer Víctor Gobitz, IIMP chairman with the topic “Stud of the macro and micro economic benefit from mining, from 1990-2016”. In this manner, attendants will enjoy an exceptional start with accurate and up-to-date information on the mining industry context.

Likewise, the next sessions will address topics such as: Research Management at UNSA, New ways in global mining, Metal-Mechanic cluster competitiveness for mining, Mining and poverty reduction, University Management and the Mining Canon, Cerro Verde update, Metallurgy at UNSA, among others.

For further information, please write to or call at (511) 313.4160 Ext.: 248 and 256. The lectures preliminary program is available at:http://ow.ly/DIJe30e89i2


  • “Towards PERUMIN” will be held every Saturday from August 05 until September 16, 9:00 at Paraninfo Arequipa of the Public University of San Agustín.
  • PERUMIN 33 Mining Convention that expects about 68000 participants this year, has consolidated as the event with the largest participation, expectation, and organization throughout all its editions, due to the number of international delegations, governmental authorities and the variety of products and services offered there.
Last modified on 21 Aug 2017