AMEC Convention Program

Day One             Day Two

Wednesday 13 June 2018

8:30 AM Welcome Address
Warren Pearce, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Mining and Exploration Companies
  Official Opening
Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan , Minister for Resources & Northern Australia
Opening Address
Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Mines & Petroleum; Commerce and Industrial Relations; Electoral Affairs; Asian Engagement
  Sir Arvi Parbo Oration
Nev Power, former CEO, Fortescue Metals Group 

The future of computing
Scientia Professor Michelle Y. Simmons, 2018 Australian of the Year 
10:30 AM  Outlook for the global commodity markets
Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodity Strategist, ANZ Research
  Persistence Rewarded – the Gold Road from junior explorer to producer
Ian Murray, Managing Director & CEO, Gold Road Resources

Hitting Paydirt
Richard Stewart, Partner, PwC
  Inspiring new discoveries
Dr Martine Woolf, Acting Branch Head, Resources Advice and Promotion Branch, Geoscience Australia
  Lithium Valley: Establishing the case
Cameron Edwards, Director, InfraNomics
12:00 PM LUNCH
1:10 PM  Rox Resources investor presentation
Ian Mulholland, Managing Director

Poseidon Nichel company presentation
Michael Rodriguez, Chief Operating Officer
  BCI Minerals company presentation
Steve Abbott, GM Iron Ore & Industrial Minerals
  Antipa Minerals company presentation
Roger Mason, Managing Director
  Kalium Lakes company presentation
Brett Hazelden, Managing Director

Bryah Resources company presentation
Neil Marston, Managing Director
  Image Resources company presentation
Patrick Mutz, Managing Director
  Neometals company presentation
Jeremy McManus, General Manager - Commercial and Investor Relations
3:40 PM Tackling gender stereo-types
Michelle Cowan, Inaugural Coach, Fremantle Dockers AFLW

Challenging Diversity Panel Session
Tania Cecconi, Executive Director, CEO for Gender Equity
Peter Bradford, Managing Director Independence Group
Vanness Guthrie, Non-Executive Director, Vimy Resources
Chris Sutherland, Managing Director, Programmed



Thursday 14 June 2018

8:30 AM Resourcing our talent pipeline
Jo Watkins, Chief Executive Officer, Earth Science WA
  Encouraging more of the best and brightest to enter tertiary education in fields related to the mining industry
Professor Sam Spearing, Director, Western Australian School of Mines
  Streamlining regulation in the Northern Territory
Roslyn Vulcano, Director Mining Operations, Department of Primary Industry and Resources NT
  Navigating the regulatory framework in New South Wales
David Salim, Company Principal, Hetherington Exploration & Mining Title Services

Developing South Australia’s mineral resources
Alex Blood, Executive Director Mineral Resources Division Department for Energy and Mining 
10:00 AM
10:30 AM 
Independence Group icompany presentation
Matt Dusci, Chief Operating Officer
  Middle Island Resources company presentation
Rick Yeates, Managing Director
  Barra Resources company presentation
Sean Gregory, Managing Director
  Metals X icompany presentation
Warren Hallam, Managing Director
  Explaurum Limited company presentation
John Lawton, Managing Director
  Peel Mining company presentation
Rob Tyson, Managing Director
  Blackham Resources company presentation
Bryan Dixon, Managing Director
12:15 PM LUNCH
1:15 PM Riversgold company presentation
Allan Kelly, Managing Director
  Calidus Resources company presentation
Dave Reeves, Managing Director
  Mincor Resources company presentation
Peter Muccilli, Managing Director
  Encounter Resources company presentation
Will Robinson, Managing Director

Alto Metals company presentation
Dermot Ryan, Managing Director

Southern Gold company presentation
Simon Mitchell, Managing Director

Westgold Resources investor presentation
Peter Cook, Managing Director
3:00 PM
3:20 PM How do mining companies build community support in 2018 and beyond?
Daniel Smith, Director, CGM Communications
  The pathways to social acceptance for the extractive industries
Dr Kieren Moffat, Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO
  Building Confidence
Corporal Mark Donaldson VC
  Closing Address
Warren Pearce, Chief Exective Officer, Association of Mining and Exploration Companies 


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