Agenda Day 2

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Morning Breakfast and Coffee
Day Two Opening Remarks
Discovery Investing Panel
The challenge and opportunity of Africa’s world class exploration
  • What factors are making exploration more challenging for mining executives?

  • Consequentially are investors ready to deploy riskier capital in this volatile bull market?

  • How can industry protect it’s social license?

  • Which type of explorers are better positioned to make critical discoveries on the continent than the majors?

  • De-risking projects on the continent to attract investment

Charles Bond, Partner, Gowling

Joe Mazumdar, Economic Geologist, Exploration Insights
Willem Middelkoop, Founder & CEO, Investment Advisor, Commodity Discovery Fund
John Meyer, Partner & Head of Research, SP Angel

Mining CEO Presentations
Jed Richardson, CEO, Trigon Metals
Luke Graham, CEO, Strandline Resources
David Michael, Director, Bishop Resources
Andrew Pardey, Managing Director, Predictive Discovery
Phil Hoskins, Managing Director, Evolution Energy Minerals
George Bennett, CEO, Rainbow Rare Earths
Peter Ledwidge, Managing Director, Mako Gold
Strategic Finance Panel
Developing new strategic supply sources
  • African assets to meet the global supply gap in critical minerals

  • Developing economic discoveries into the next generation of mines

  • Is the lending market more competitive now that equity markets much more favourable for miner developers to raise capital?
  • How does a project’s sustainability criteria influence the lending and equity investment decision?

Miranda J. Werstiuk, Corporate Development Director, OCIM

Annette Buettner, Head of Business Development, Trading & Raw Materials Expert, ThyssenKrupp Materials Trading
Sofia Bianchi, Founding Partner, Atlante Capital Partners
Lenaig Trenaux, Global Head Mining Metals & Industry, Société Générale

Mining CEO Presentations
Alexander Langer, President & CEO, Sierra Madre
Farhad Abasov, Director, Millenial Potash
Jaco Prinsloo, CEO, Sylvania Platinum
Stuart Crow, Chairman, Ricca Resources
Joe Walsh, Managing Director, Lepidico
David Riekie, Executive Director, Adavale Resources
Heye Daun, CEO, Osino Resources
Lunch on the Veranda and Upper Lawn
Mining Investment Battlefield Heats Hosted at 121

121 will host the exploration category heats showcasing Africa’s hottest exploration and junior mining companies to compete for a place in the final rounds at Mining Indaba at the CTICC later in the week.

Audiences are invited to sit in on the quick fire pitches and judges review given by our panel of industry experts who develop and finance mines across the continent.

Battlefield judges:
Joe Mazumdar, Economic Geologist, Exploration Insights
Jonathan Cordero, Head of Corporate Development, ERG Africa
Peter Major, Director: Mining, Modern Corporate Solutions
Miranda Werstiuk, Corporate Development Director, OCIM
Luc Arsenault
, Senior Listings Manager, Mining, TMX
William Whitaker
, Independent Consultant

14:00 Welcome remarks

Heat 1: Exploration
14:05 Apollo Minerals
14:20 Chariot Corporation
14:35 Alpha Exploration
14:50 Turaco Gold
15:05 Chesser Resources
15:20 Central Copper Resources
15:35 Judges Deliberate – 3 Winners Announced to Progress to the Finals

Heat 2: Development
15:45 Tantalex Lithium Resources
16:00 Leo Lithium
16:15 Sovereign Metals
16:30 Vanadium Resources
16:45 Judges Deliberate – 3 Winners Announced to Progress to the Finals

Close of Conference and Farewell Drinks on the Veranda - See You at 121 London May