Keynote Dinner - September 13, 2011 Sponsored by RBC Capital Markets

George F. Will is today’s most widely read columnist. His newspaper column has been syndicated by the Washington Post since 1974, and appears twice weekly in approximately 400 newspapers in the US and Europe. Mr. Will also provides a bimonthly essay for Newsweek magazine. In 1977, he won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary for his newspaper columns. In 1981, Mr. Will became a founding panel member on ABC television’s This Week. He has also served as the Washington editor of National Review magazine, and is a New York Times best-selling author. Mr. Will is a past staff member in the United States Senate, and has taught political philosophy at Michigan State University, the University of Toronto and Harvard University. A graduate of Trinity College, Oxford University and Princeton University, he currently lives and works in Washington.

Keynote Presentation “The Running of the Bulls” - September 14, 2011 Sponsored by BMO Capital Markets

John Hathaway manages the Tocqueville Gold Fund, Tocqueville Gold Partners, Tocqueville Gold Offshore Fund, Tocqueville Gold Private Equity Fund, and separately managed accounts for individual and institutional clients following a gold strategy. He is a member of the Investment Committee and a limited partner of Tocqueville Asset Management. Mr. Hathaway began his career in 1970 as an Equity Analyst with Spencer Trask & Co. In 1976, he joined investment advisory firm David J. Greene & Co., where he became partner. In 1986, he founded Hudson Capital Advisors and in 1988 became Chief Investment Officer of Oak Hall Advisors. He joined Tocqueville as a Senior Partner in 1997. Mr. Hathaway has a BA from Harvard College and an MBA from the University of Virginia.

Dr. Thomas S. Kaplan is the Chairman of the Electrum Group of Companies. The Group’s privately-held exploration division, Electrum Ltd., owns a diversified global portfolio of gold exploration assets ranging from the western USA through to a broad portfolio of African assets (including in Mauritania, Guinea and Ghana), as well as the Middle East and Asia. The Group is also the controlling shareholder of privately-held Sunshine Silver Mines, with holdings in the USA and Mexico. Its other entities control substantial interests in several publicly-traded companies, including NovaGold Resources Inc. and Gabriel Resources Ltd. NovaGold and Gabriel own several of the largest proven gold resources in the world. Electrum Group entities also own substantial interests in Taung Gold and Sunward Resources, which control significant gold resources in South Africa.

Moderator Shayne McGuire is Head of Research and Portfolio Manager for the $500 million GBI Gold Fund at Teacher Retirement System of Texas, one of the world’s largest pension funds. With 18 years of financial experience, McGuire has managed a $2 billion European equity portfolio and was ranked among the best Latin American analysts by Institutional Investor in the late 1990s. McGuire graduated from Fordham University and holds a Masters in History and MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.