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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 17 June 2019

Download the 2019 C2TW program (PDF 896 KB)

8.00 am Registration
Arrival tea and coffee in the exhibition hall 
8.45 am Welcome address
Alex Blood, Executive Director - Mineral Resources, Department for Energy and Mining
8.55 am Welcome to Country
Jack Buckskin, Kuma Kaaru
9.05 am Opening address
Hon Dan van Host Pellekaan MP, Minister for Energy and Mining 
Session 1 - International perspectives
9.15 am Session overview
Chair: Alex Blood, Executive Director - Mineral Resources, Department for Energy and Mining
9.20 am Keynote address - Outlook for the copper market
Erik Heimlich, Principal Analyst, CRU Consulting
9.40 am The mining innovation ecosystem in Chile
Juan Rayo Calderón, Vice President Minnovex AG and JRI Ingeniería and JRI Research Centre 
9.55 am Future markets - seeking responsible producers
Sam Hardy, Hughes Public Relations and Communication Counsel
10.10 am South Australia on the world stage
Dr Paul Heithersay, Chief Executive, Department for Energy and Mining 
10.25 am to 10.50 am Morning tea in the exhibition hall
Session 2 - Technology and innovation: the value add
10.55 am Session overview
Chair: John Fennell, Chief Executive Officer, International Copper Association Australia

Session includes presentations from the following, concluding with a facilitated panel discussion
  • Andy Shaw, Principal, Market Intelligence Copper, Anglo American Marketing
  • Chris Barnesby, General Manager Surface - Olympic Dam, BHP
  • Gavin Wood, Chief Information and Digital Officer, Newcrest
  • Katie Hulmes, General Manager Transformation and Readiness, OZ Minerals
  • Hal Stillman, Director, Technology Development and Transfer, International Copper Association
12.30 pm to 1.30 pm Lunch in the exhibition hall
Session 3 - Innovation and engagement
1.35 pm

Session overview
Opportunities and challenges to develop a common use copper processing facility in Australia - covering technology, community development, investment and infrastructure
Chair: Terry Burgess, Independent Mining Expert

1.40 pm to 3.00 pm

Session includes presentations from the following, concluding with a facilitated panel discussion

3.00 pm to 3.20 pm Afternoon tea and networking opportunity in the exhibition hall
Session 4 - Discover the future
3.25 pm Session overview
Chair: Rohan Cobcroft, Director, Geological Survey of South Australia, Department for Energy and Mining
3.30 pmNew frontiers - mining the data for our next copper discovery
Holly Bridgwater, Industry Lead, Unearthed Ltd
3.45 pmResources in 2030 - meeting the challenges
Dr Robert Hough, CSIRO 
4.00 pmWater for the future - Chile's approach
Ronald Monsalve,  Mining Market Analyst, Chilean Copper Commission (COCHILCO)
4.15 pmMoving from an exploration to a discovery mindset
Tim Craske, Principal Consultant, GeoWisdom
4.30 pmFuture technologies for exploration
Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive Officer, MinEx CRC 
4.45 pmSession summary
Rohan Cobcroft, Director, Geological Survey of South Australia, Department for Energy and Mining
4.50 pmClosing remarks
Charles Moore, Director, Resource Information, Department for Energy and Mining
5.00 pm to 6.00 pmNetworking 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