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2019 Copper to the World Conference

C2TW Conference program

Register for Copper to the World Conference 2019Tuesday 18 June 2019
Adelaide Convention Centre
8.00 am to 6.00 pm

Current as at 10 May 2019 and subject to change

Conference opening
Arrival, registration - tea and coffee
Exhibition open
Welcome address
Alexandra Blood, Executive Director, Mineral Resources Division, Department for Energy and Mining
Welcome to Country
Jack Buckskin, Kuma Kaaru
Opening address
Hon Dan van Host Pellekaan MP, Minister for Energy and Mining 
Session 1 - International perspectives
Chair: Alexandra Blood, Executive Director, Mineral Resources Division, Department for Energy and Mining
Outlook for the copper market
Erik Heimlich, Principal Analyst Copper, Chile (CRU Consulting)
The mining innovation ecosystem in Chile
Juan Rayo Calderón, Vicepresident Minnovex AG and JRI Ingeniería and JRI Research Centre 
International markets - seeking responsible producers
Sam Hardy, Hughes Public Relations and Communication Counsel; Strategic Advisor to RCS Global Group
South Australia on the world stage
Dr Paul Heithersay, Chief Executive, Department for Energy and Mining 
Morning tea and networking opportunity in the exhibition hall
Session 2 - Technology and innovation: the value add - panel session
Chair: John Fennell, Chief Executive Officer, International Copper Association (Australia)
  • Chris Barnesby, General Manager Surface, Olympic Dam, BHP
  • Katie Hulmes, General Manager Transformation and Readiness, OZ Minerals
  • Andrew Shaw, Principal - Market Intelligence Copper, Anglo American Marketing
  • Hal Stillman, Director, Technology Development and Transfer, International Copper Association
  • Gavin Wood, Chief Information and Digital Officer, Newcrest Mining
Lunch and networking opportunity in the exhibition hall
Session 3 - Innovation and Engagement - panel session
Chair: Terry Burgess, Independent Mining Expert

Opportunities and challenges to develop a common use copper processing facility in Australia - covering technology, community development, investment and infrastructure

Afternoon tea and networking opportunity in the exhibition hall
Session 4 - Discover the future
Chair: Rohan Cobcroft, Department for Energy and Mining
New frontiers - mining the data for our next copper discovery
Holly Bridgwater, Industry Lead, Unearthed Ltd
Water for the future - Chile's approach
Ronald Monsalve,  Mining Market Analyst, Chilean Copper Commission (COCHILCO)
Future technologies for exploration
Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive Officer, MinExCRC 
Moving from an exploration to a discovery mindset
Tim Craske, Principal Consultant, GeoWisdom 
Closing remarks
Charles Moore, Director, Resource Information, Department for Energy and Mining
Closing networking session in the exhibition hall

Masterclass

Engaging Aboriginal contractors in mining operations

With AEMEE (Aboriginal Enterprises in Mining, Energy and Exploration Ltd)

Register for Copper to the World Conference 2019Monday 17 June
Adelaide Convention Centre
10.00 am to 4.30 pm

More about the Masterclass: Engaging Aboriginal contractors in mining operations

Optional, spaces limited

Pre-conference welcome reception

Register for Copper to the World Conference 2019Monday 17 June
South Australian Museum
6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Optional, spaces limited