Mining Leaders Africa Summit – Agenda

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08:00 – 08:50

Welcome Registration & Networking Introduction

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08:50 – 08:55

Welcoming Remarks by Darren Roach (Founder & CEO) EnerGlobe

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09:00 – 09:40

Predicting the Future of Technology, Automation and Big Data in Mining. Are we prepared?

Moderated by:

 

Cuan Kloppers

(Group Chief Consulting Geologist, Mineral Resource Mining Executive & IT Lead)

AFARAK

Panellists:

Pieter Terblanche (COO) HCI Coal

Adrian Burn (Senior Project Manager) Royal Bafokeng Platinum

 

James Mufara (Head of Mining) Samancor Chrome

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09:45 – 10:15

Custom Development vs Best of Breed vs One Stop Shop: Choosing which approach fits your project

Kobus Pienaar

(Service & Support Director, Mining Division - Europe, Middle East & Africa)

Hexagon Mining

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10:15 – 10:30

Networking Refreshment Break

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10:35 – 11:05

Despite the negative climate in the world we think South Africa is a positive case for mining
 

Mpumelelo Mkhabela

(Chairman)

&

Vuslat Bayoglu

(Managing Director)

MENAR

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11:10 – 11:40

The Global Trend Financial & Financing Renaissance. How the reinvention of money is kick starting a new economic era, decentralization and project funding impacts
 

Alan M. Clegg Pr.Eng

(Independent Chairman & Director)

Alexander Mining / Shumba Resources

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11:45 – 12:15

Lessons from Digital Transformation: A CIO's perspective

 

Pieter Oosthuizen

(CIO)

Vedanta Zinc International

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12:15 – 13:15       

Networking Buffet Lunch

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13:20 – 13:50

Technology impacting brownfields exploration and the reporting of mineral reserves

Hendrik Pretorius 

(Group Project Geologist)

&

Barry Naicker 

(Group Mineral Resource Manager)

Pan African Resources

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13:55 – 14:25

Prospecting for Solutions: challenges facing the South African Mining Industry

 

James Campbell

(Managing Director) 

Botswana Diamonds Plc

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14:25 – 14:40

Networking Refreshment Break

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14:45 – 16:00

Whiteboard Q&A

(Open Floor Discussion) 

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Concluding Remarks by Darren Roach (Founder & CEO) EnerGlobe

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Farewell Drinks at the 'Summit Sky Bar'

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