Agenda Day 1

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Registration and Morning Coffee
Welcome and Business Card Exchange
Mining Investment Leaders Panel
Financing Through the Economic Downturn
  • Impact of the global macro environment on exploration and project financing - What does this mean for the junior sector?

  • To what extent is the energy transition impacting the flow of financing - both globally and for African projects?

  • Where do investors see the biggest risks and opportunities for the sector?

  • How are investors making strategic decisions through the lens of ESG?

Cathy Nader, Principal: Mining and Resources, Nedbank
Shaun Usmar, CEO, & Director, Triple Flag Precious Metals
Julian Treger, President, CEO, & Director, CoTec Holdings Corp
Michael Wrotniak, Investment Manager, Orion Resource Partners

Mining CEO Presentations

Terry Holohan, MD & CEO, Resolute Mining 


Andrew Pardey, Managing Director, Predictive Discovery


Brandon Munro, Chief Executive Officer, Bannerman Energy 


John De Vries, CEO, Black Rock Mining 


George Bennett, CEO, Rainbow Rare Earths


Keith Bowes, Managing Director, Lotus Resources 

Analyst Briefing
Global Commodities Outlook
  • Last year we saw a significant drop in commodity prices across the board and have seen volatility ever since - Are we going to come out of this period of instability soon?

  • Impact of the high inflation environment on the markets

  • Top drivers and headwinds for the coming year

  • Supply/demand dynamics are tighter than ever - Where do we see the biggest supply crunches emerging?

Colin Hamilton, Managing Director, Commodities Research, BMO Capital Markets

Mining CEO Presentations

Guy Young, CFO, Endeavour Mining


Brad Rogers, Chief Executive Officer, Jupiter Mines


Murray Hill, MD & CEO, Elevate Uranium


Pine Van Wyk, Country Director, Forsys Metals

Lunch on the Verandah and Upper Lawn
South African Energy and Mining Panel
Accelerating South Africa's Energy Transition
  • Opportunities that come with the shift to green energy - What’s in it for South Africa?

  • Challenges that come with the move away from fossil fuels - Accepting the pace of the transition

  • Financing for this new energy era. Where are there opportunities emerging? Are investors on board?

  • Key infrastructure needed to ensure a smooth and just transition

Moderator: Jonathan Brufal, Partner, Head of International Projects and Co-Head of Africa Group, Gowling WLG

Veronica Bolton-Smith, CEO, Chair, The Connect Africa Network
Gilles Dumont, Head of Business Development, Juwi
Mohloana Magwai, Business Development Manager, Exxaro Resources
Kgashane Mohale, Senior Industry Specialist, Industrial Development Corporation

Mining CEO Presentations

Dan Betts, CEO and Interim Executive Chairman, Hummingbird Resources Plc


Luke Alexander, President, CEO & Director, Newcore Gold 


Martin Pawlitschek, President & CEO, Sanu Gold 

Discovery and Exploration Showcase
Realizing Africa's World Class Exploration
  • Opportunities and challenges for explorers operating in the region

  • Investment appetite - How do investors assess the risk of investing in regional projects?

  • Regulatory considerations impacting investment

  • Ensuring success - What do juniors need to know about working in the region?

  • ESG considerations - Ensuring the support from local communities and gaining social licence to operate

Moderator: Miranda Werstiuk, Senior Originator, Monetary Metals

Willem Middelkoop, Founder, Commodity Discovery Fund
Ken Tainton, Exploration Director, Rio Tinto
Paul Quirk, Partner, Lionhead Capital Partners

121 Networking drinks
Stay with us for more relaxed networking, refreshments, quality beers and wines and light food.