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The National University of Engineering - UNI

The National University of Engineering - UNI

The National University of Engineering is an educational institution founded in 1876 by the Polish engineer Eduardo de Habich. The University was first known as the Special School of Civil Construction and Mines of Peru, traditionally known as the Engineering School and later evolved into a university in 1955.The University produces the most important engineers, architects, and scientists in Peru.

The University was founded specializing in mining and civil engineering responding directly to the country’s needs. Its formative purposes are in line with searching for social justice and defending liberty. The scientific and technologic culture that the UNI supports tends to satisfy the basic needs of the Peruvian people. The institution is respects biological and cultural diversity and seeks to ensure the renewable richness and environmental conditions required for society’s -both present and future- survival and development.

Our university is a community which is open to knowledge and ideas that are discussed and developed worldwide as long as they do not infringe upon human rights, peace and wellbeing.

In the current circumstances of Peru and the world it is pertinent to strategically reinforce its purposes and continuously adjust to the changes and challenges of our society.

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Pontifical Catholic University of Peru

Pontifical Catholic University of Peru

The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) was founded in Lima in 1917 and is recognized by the quality of its education, research, publications, social responsibility, contribution to culture and indisputable institutional and academic leadership.

This leadership is demonstrated on the basis of an achieved prestige, aided by objective and qualitative factors such as the quality of professors, graduates standing, quality of academic publications, technological developments, cultural events and all activities carried out by the University as a live expression of its mission, giving it a legitimacy and reputation among its peers and before society in general.

The Catholic University has effectively used its institutional leadership and recognition for purposes that are creative, that promote academic and scientific development, and that allow it to serve as a voice of authority with regard to the great problems faced by Peru.

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Powering professional development for sustainable mining

Gecamin is a company with 17 years of experience organizing technical and international conferences for the mining industry. Our conferences aim to inform and inspire professionals from all over the world, fostering the exchange of best practices and innovative experiences.

Over 20,000 professionals have attended our events and have been trained in areas fundamental to the mining industry. These areas include Geology and Mining, Mineral Processing, Hydrometallurgy, Sustainability and Environment, Water and Energy, Maintenance and Automation, and Human Capital.

Gecamin seeks to contribute to the sustainable development of the mining industry by openly addressing its most pressing concerns and by offering a platform for knowledge exchange that aims at identifying the most sustainable solutions.

In 2014, Gecamin organized 11 conferences and 12 courses, with a total of 922 technical presentations, gathering 2,947 delegates from 54 countries. Additionally, a total of 734 delegates from mining sites attended, and a book with the proceedings was published for each conference.

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