AMEC Convention Program

Wednesday 7 June 2017

Opening Session
8:30AM Welcome Address
Simon Bennison, Chief Exective Officer, Association of Mining and Exploration Companies
8:40 AM Official Opening
Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia
8:50 AM Opening Address
Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Mines & Petroleum; Commerce and Industrial Relations; Electoral Affairs; Asian Engagement
9:00 AM Sir Arvi Parbo Oration
Peter Cook, Managing Director, Westgold Resources
9:30 AM Trump’s Potential Impact on the Australian-American Security and Economics Relationship and the Position in the Region
Hon Kim Beasley AC, former Australian Ambassador to the United States of America
Buidling Investment Opportunities
10:30 AM  Outlook for the global commodity markets
Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodity Strategist, ANZ Research
11:00 AM Delivering a Stable Policy Environment: Labor’s Approach to the Resources Sector
Tim Hammond MP, Shadow Minister Assisting for Resources
11:20 AM The opportunity to create downstream investment for Australian mineral resources
Tim Bradley, General Manager Economic Advice Service, Office of the Chief Economist
11:40 AM  Mining & Social Media Activism - Don’t just sit there!
Gregory Daniel AM, National Practice Leader Social Media Intelligence Group, KPMG
12:00 PM Native Title costs on productivity in the resource sector
Senator Dean Smith, Senator for Western Australia
12:20 PM LUNCH
Investor Presentations
1:20 PM  Alkane Resources investor presentation
Ian Chalmers, Managing Director 
1:40 PM Image Resources investor presentation
Patrick Mutz, Managing Director
2:00 PM Southern Gold investor presentation
Simon Mitchell, Managing Director
2:20 PM Indiana Resources investor presentation
Campbell Baird, Managing Director
2:40 PM Metals X investor presentation
Warren Hallam, Managing Director
3:00 PM Blackham Resources investor presentation
Bryan Dixon, Managing Director
Energy Challenges and Futures
3:40 PM Adding Value to Lithium
Phil Thick, General Manager, Tianqui Lithium Australia
4:00 PM The Golden Age of Gas
Tim Langmead, Director External Relations, Fortescue Metals Group
4:20 PM Future energy sources
Professor Ray Wills, Managing Director, Future Smart Strategies
4:40 PM  Energy Challenges and Futures Panel Session



Thursday 8 June 2017

Securing the Mines of Tomorrow
8:30 AM Uncovering Australia's future mines
Robbie Rowe, Exrecutive Committee Member, UNCOVER
 8:55 AM  Exploring for the Future: Inspiring the next discoveries
Richard Blewett, Branch Head Mineral Systems, Geoscience Australia
 9:20 AM  Junior Fundraising – current trends and opportunities
Liam Twigger, Managing Director, PCF Capital
 9:45 AM Outlook on Chinese Iron Ore Industry
Greg Pan, President/CEO, China Hanking Holdings
10:10 AM
Community and State outcomes
10:40 AM 
Queensland Resources Update
James Purtill, Director General, Department of Natural Resources and Mines QLD
 11:05 AM  Strategic Metals - NSW's next great exploration opportunity
Kylie Hargreaves, Deputy Secretary, Resources and Mining, NSW Department of Planning and Environment
 11:30 AM Investing in the mines of tomorrow
Panel Session
12:20 PM LUNCH
Investors and Leaders
1:20 PM Rox Resources investor presentation
Ian Mulholland, Managing Director
1:40 PM
Musgrave Minerals investor presentation
Robert Waugh, Managing Director
2:00 PM Peel Mining investor presentation
Rob Tyson, Managing Director
2:20 PM
Westgold Resources investor presentation
Peter Cook, Managing Director
2:40 PM
3:00 PM
Encounter Resources investor presentation
Will Robinson, Managing Director
3:20 PM Neometals investor presentation
Jason Carone, Chief Financial Officer
3:40 PM Independence Group investor presentation
Peter Bradford, Managing Director & CEO
 4:00 PM My Journey: Leading a High Performing Diverse Team
Matthew Pavlich, former Fremantle Football Club captain 
 4:30 PM Closing Address
Simon Bennison, Chief Exective Officer, Association of Mining and Exploration Companies 


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