Zinc College 2016

General Information:

Zinc College is a five-day management program for the zinc industry covering all key areas of the zinc business: global supply-demand, exploration, mining and metal production, recycling, zinc markets, concentrate and metal marketing and sales, LME trading, financial analysis, environment and sustainable development including zinc in crop and health nutrition. It consists of lectures, working group sessions, networking opportunities and a plant visit. A mine visit will be organized optionally after Zinc College on June 10.

The program is targeted at managers from all areas of zinc and zinc-using companies, traders and others with an interest in zinc.

Speakers are executives from IZA member companies and experts from industry.

Zinc College 2016 will be held at the Swissôtel Lima in San Isidro, Lima`s major financial center.

Zinc College 2016 will be organized by the International Zinc Association in conjunction with the Peruvian Zinc Industry.



Please click here to register: https://www.regonline.com/zinccollege2016



IZA-Members: USD 3,000

Non-Members: USD 5,000

Priority will be given to participants from IZA member companies.

Fees include tuition, course materials, the plant and port tours, lunches, breaks and most dinners.


Venue and Accommodation:

Swissotel Lima
Av. Santo Toribio 173
Via Central 150
Centro Empresarial Real
Lima, San Isidro 27

 IZA has reserved a block of rooms for Zinc College participants at the Swissôtel Lima. Preferential room rates will be available: USD 250 single occupancy / USD 310 double occupancy plus taxes. Rates include breakfast and standard wifi. The hotel will honor these rates also 3 days before and after Zinc College.

Cut-off date for IZA`s room block is May 20, 2016. Reservations made after this date will be subject to rate and availability.

Please click here to make your room reservation: http://www.swissotel.com/reservations/check-availability/?pc=PSIP&hc=SLI


Zinc College Program:

To view the tentative program, please click here. The program will be subject to updates.


Optional Mine tour – June 10, 2016:

An optional tour to Milpo`s Cerro Lindo mine will be organized on Friday June 10, 2016. Cerro Lindo is an underground zinc, lead, copper and silver mine. It will be a one-day tour at an additional fee. Transportation will be by bus. Participation is limited.


Optional Short Course on Financial Modeling –  June 4, 2016:

Amec Foster Wheeler, in cooperation with IZA, offers a one-day, interactive workshop covering the basics of mining economic evaluation and describing some of the more advanced productivity features of Microsoft Excel. The course will be of interest to mining analysts, project managers, officers and directors of mining companies, their professional advisors, and anyone who constructs Excel models on a regular basis.

For further information and registration, please click here.



Peru is a fascinating country rich in natural and cultural treasures. If you plan to take some time before or after Zinc College to tour the country you might want to contact Nuevo Mundo Viajes to organize your trip. Ask for Christy or Rocio.