2014 Agenda

Mining On Top: Africa – London Summit
Creating shared value through African mining


Day 1 – Monday, 23 June
09.00-13.00 Mining Insight*
Workshop providing an overview of the mining industry.
Led by SNL experts Dr Chris Hinde, Mark Fellows and Charles Cooper
 12.30-13.00  London Metals Exchange visit for Ministerial delegations
 16.00-18.00 The evolution of the African Mining Vision (invitation only)
Hosted in partnership with the All Party Parliamentary Group Extractive Industries over afternoon tea 
Members Dining Room, House of Commons, London SW1A
(kindly sponsored by ERM)

Chaired by Pauline Latham OBE MP

Speakers:
Andy Churr - Partner, Management Consulting, ERM;
Antonio Pedro - Director of UNECA’s Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa;
Ian Satchwell - Director, International Mining for Dev’t Centre
18.30-20.00
Women in African Mining Reception (invitation only)
in the CPA Room, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA 
in partnership with WIM (UK) 

Speaker: Hon Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Republic of Uganda
*Supplemental activities
Day 2 – Tuesday, 24 June
African mining infrastructure focus
08.30-09.30 Registration and coffee
09.30-09.35 Welcome and introduction
09.35-09.55 Mining’s legacy: thinking beyond the mine
Taking an integrated approach by developing lasting solutions, serving diverse interests, to support local community and economic development.

Speaker: Ian Satchwell - Director, International Mining for Development Centre
09.55-10.15 Infrastructure to support industrialisation in Africa

Speaker: Antonio Pedro - Director, UN ECA
10.15-10.35 Mozambique example: the multiplier effect of mining infrastructure

Speaker: Marcio Senne de Moraes - Corporate Affairs Head, Europe-North America, Vale
10.35-11.30  Panel Discussion: Considerations in financing infrastructure to support African mining
PPP, Sovereign and DFI funding to open up multi-use corridors. Who will fund on-going care and maintenance?

Moderator: Rebecca Major - Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Panelists:
Roland Janssens - Deputy Head, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund;
George Pyper - Director, Endeavour Financial;
Sheila Khama - Director, African Center for Natural Resources, African Development Bank;
Kevin Skipworth - Agent General, Western Australia
11.30-12.00 Networking break
12.00-12.50 Panel Discussion: Water management considerations
Preventing AMD; water conservation and re-use; targeting zero liquid discharge; sludge and tailings pond management.

Moderator: Simon Tillotson - Partner, ERM

Panelists:
Cate Lamb
- Head of water program, CDP;
James Montgomery - Divisional Director - Environment, Mott MacDonald; 
Sarah Thomas - Partner, Pinsent Masons;
Peter Thorn - Chartered Geologist, The Coal Authority
12.50-13.00 Water management project case study

Speaker: Simon Gibbons - Technical Director, ERM
13.00-14.00 Lunch 
14.00-14.50 Panel Discussion: Transport considerations
access to mine and from mine to market; access to trains, ports, roads and bridges; maintaining reliable transport systems; and ensuring transport security and safety.

Moderator: Marcus Courage - CEO, africapractice

Panelists:
Phil Bailey - Director Engineering Services, Mabey Bridge; 
Dr Masuma Farooki - Senior Industry Analyst, Mining Studies, SNL Metals & Mining;
Dr Antony Harwood - CEO, Montero Mining; 
David Hunter - Project Director, Mott MacDonald; 
Philip Rogers - Partner, Clyde & Co
 14.50-15.00 Transport infrastructure project case study

Speaker: David Hunter - Project Director, Mott MacDonald
 15.00-15.30  Networking break
 15.30-15.45 The central role of the UK in delivering infrastructure for the development of Africa's mining sector

Speaker: Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP - Minister of State for Energy in the Dept of Energy and Climate Change, and Minister of State for Business and Enterprise in the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills
15.45-16.25 Panel Discussion: Power supply considerations
managing unpredictable power supply and the spiralling costs of energy; building sustainable and reliable power solutions.

Moderator: Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP

Panelists:
Yves Baratte - Partner, Simmons & Simmons;
Manuel Duggal - CEO, MCD International Energy Solutions;
Ian McCubbin - Senior Consultant, ERM;
Craig Sillars - Mining Sector Specialist, UK TI;
Erwin Spolders - CEO, Redavia
16.25-16.35 Integrated power supply project case study

Speaker: Manuel Duggal - CEO, MCD International Energy Solutions
16.35-16.50 Managing risk and cost in mining infrastructure development

Speaker: Sarah Thomas - Partner, Pinsent Masons
16.50-17.00 Closing comments

Speaker: Ian Satchwell, Director, International Mining for Development Centre, The University of Western Australia and The University of Queensland
17.30-19.00 Drinks reception hosted by UKTI, RICS 10-12 Great George Street, London, 
SW1P 3AE
Day 3 – Wednesday, 25 June
Attracting investment for African Mining
08.00-09.00 Registration and coffee
09.00-09.05 Opening remarks
Moderator: Heather Self - Partner, Pinsent Masons
09.05-09.20 The changing role of mining in developing economies
Speaker: Lynne Featherstone MP - Under Secretary of State for International Development
09.20-09.40 The state of African mining

Speaker: Chris Hinde - Director Reports, SNL
09.40-10.30 Country mining snapshot
Ministers speak about mining in Angola, Botswana, Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Lesotho

Hon Francisco Manuel Monteiro de Queiroz - Minister of Geology and Mines of The Republic of Angola; 
Tiyapo Hudson Ngwisanyi - CEO Geological Survey, Botswana
Hon Pierre Oba - Minister of Mines and Geology, Republic of Congo;
Hon Alhaji Inusah Fuseini MP - Minister of Land and Natural Resources of Ghana; 
Hon Tlali Khasu - Minister of Mining Kingdom of Lesotho
10.30-11.00 Networking break 
11.00-11.50  Country mining snapshot 
Ministers speak about mining in Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Uganda and Zambia

Eduardo Alexandre - Director of Mines, Republic of Mozambique; 
Hon Isak Katali - Minister of Mines and Energy, Namibia;
Hon Musa Mohammed Sada - Minister of Mines and Steel Dev’t, Nigeria; 
Dr Andu Ezbon Adde - Under Secretary Mining, South Sudan;
Hon Irene Muloni - Minister of Energy and Mineral Dev’t, Republic of Uganda; 
Hon Richard Musukwa, MP - Deputy Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Dev’t, Zambia
11.50-12.40 Panel Discussion: Attracting investment for African Mining
What countries can do to attract investment in a difficult market where raising finance is hard; miners are focused on reduced costs and shareholder returns.

Moderator: Iain Duncan - Partner, Simmons & Simmons 

Panelists:
Charles Cooper - Associate Director, SNL Metals & Mining; 
Tom Holl - Portfolio Manager, BlackRock Advisory;
Hon Alhaji Inusah Fuseini MP - Minister of Land and Natural Resources of Ghana;
Richard Morgan - Int’l Relations Government Advisor, Anglo American; 
Ludivine Wouters - CEO, Latitude Five
12.40-12.50 Investor presentation 
Speaker: Fred Davidson - President, CEO and Director, Energold Drilling
12.50-14.00 Lunch
Private Lunch: “A changing mining landscape”
Wayne Jansen,
Global Head of Mining, KPMG
Bazalgette Room, 2nd Floor (invitation Only)
14.00-14.50 Panel Discussion: Africa mining risk assessment
Examining whether the risks of mining in Africa are different from elsewhere, what are the top risks and do the benefits outweigh them and how they be mitigated?

Moderator: James Lewis and Robert Follie - Partners, HFW

Panelists:
Kevin Fox - Exploration Director – Africa Europe, Rio Tinto;
James Hopkinson - Director, Assaye Risk;
Jonathan Molyneux - Partner, ERM; 
Hon Musa Mohammed Sada - Minister of Mines and Steel Dev’t, Nigeria; 
Ewan Wauchope - Special Risks Broker, Miller Insurance;
Tom Wilson - Head of Intelligence and Analysis, africapractice
14.50-15.00 Investor presentation

Speaker: Farhad Abasov - CEO, Allana Potash
15.00-15.30 Networking break
15.30-15.40 Investor presentation 

Speaker: Neil Woodyer, CEO, Endeavour Mining
15.40-16.20 Panel Discussion: The importance of tax and payment transparency
How can companies comply with increased reporting and changing tax rules, are they enough to convince host countries that they are getting a fair deal.

Moderator: Heather Self - Partner, Pinsent Masons

Panelists:
Michael Jarvis - Senior Private Sector Dev’t Specialist, World Bank; 
Adam Little - Head of Tax, First Quantum Minerals; 
Zorka Milin - Yale Gruber Fellow, Global Witness; 
Muzong Kodi - Associate Fellow - Africa Programme, Chatham House; 
Hon Richard Musukwa, MP - Deputy Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Dev’t, Zambia
 16.20-16.40 The unique challenges & opportunities of operating in Francophone Africa

Moderator: Akshai Fofaria - Partner, Pinsent Masons

Speakers:
Hon Pierre Oba - Minister of Mines and Geology, Republic of Congo;
Ludivine Wouters - CEO, Latitude Five
 16.40-17.25 Panel Discussion: Increasing accountability: avoiding the 'resource curse'
How can government, companies and civil society work together to ensure that mining revenues benefit the local communities?

Moderator: Eddie Rich - Deputy Head and Regional Director for Africa and the Middle East, EITI

Panelists:
Ed Harris - Head of Communications, Africa Progress Panel; 
Eric Joyce - Multi Stakeholder Advisory Group, EITI;
Clive Newall - President and Director, First Quantum Minerals;
Marinke van Riet - Int’l Director, PWYP
 17.25-17.30  Closing comments
18.00-21.00 Drinks reception hosted by Kevin Skipworth CVO, Agent General for Western Australia, and Ken Smith, Agent General for Queensland, Downer Room, Australian High Commission
Day 4 – Thursday, 26 June
The role of mining in development
08.30-09.00 Registration and coffee
09.00-09.05 Opening remarks
09.05-09.25 Supporting economic development in Africa
Speaker: Tom Albanese - CEO, Vedanta Resources
09.25-0.40  The role of mining in development

Speaker: Harry Anagnostaras-Adams - Non-Executive Chairman, KEFI Minerals
09.40-11.00 Panel Discussion: Mining company panel - The role of mining in development
CEOs discuss what their companies do to support development through mining in Africa.

Moderator: Sheila Khama - Director, African Center for Natural Resources, African Development Bank

Panelists:
Farhad Abasov - CEO, Allana Potash; 
Tom Albanese - CEO, Vedanta Resources;
Brad Boyle - CEO, Triton Minerals; 
Dr Antony Harwood - CEO, Montero Mining; 
Harry Anagnostaras-Adams - Non-Executive Chairman, KEFI Minerals
11.00-11.30 Networking break 
11.30-11.40
Investor presentation

Speaker: Brad Boyle - CEO, Triton Minerals
11.40-12.30  Panel Discussion: Creating shared value - beneficiation and local content
Ensuring that mining benefits indigenous people by keeping value add services in the Continent. Is local content developed enough to provide what is required, and how can additional capacity be built?

Moderator: Ian Satchwell - Director, IM4DC

Panelists:
Darky Africa - Commissioner of Development Planning, NW Province, Republic of South Africa;
Andrew Bone - Director International Relations, De Beers; 
Dr Ana Elizabeth Bastida - Mining Programme Director, Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law & Policy, University of Dundee; 
Geoff de Mowbray - CEO, Dints International; 
Hon Isak Katali - Minister of Mines and Energy, Namibia;
Ken Smith - Agent General, Queensland
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.20 Panel Discussion: Environment and biodiversity considerations
Building the price of environmental protection measures into operating costs; environmental protection and restoration; sustaining biodiversity.

Moderator: Geraint Bowden, Partner ERM

Panelists:
Nicolette Bartlett - Senior Programme Manager, Programme for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge University;
Nicola Barnfather - Extractives Adviser, DFID; 
Susanne Schmitt - Extractives and Infrastructure Manager, WWF; 
Craig Sillars - Sector Specialist - Mining, Environment and Water, UK TI;
Capt Peter Taylor - CEO, Mammoth Mining
14.20-14.30 Investor presentation

Speaker: Mark Parker - CEO, Equator Gold
14.30-15.00  Networking break 
15.00-15.10 Investor presentation

Speaker: Dr Antony Harwood - CEO, Montero Mining
15.10-16.00 Panel Discussion: Enabling self-sustainability: the changing role of CSR in mining
What is the acceptable level of contribution that mining companies should make to community development? How can companies balance support with enabling self- sustainability?

Moderator: Henry Bellingham MP

Panelists:
Douglas Chikohora - CEO, Cluff Africa Associates; 
Ignacio de Calonje - Principal Investment Officer, IFC; 
Francesca Purcell - Head of Funding and Communications, emerge poverty free; 
Amanda van Dyke - Chair, WIM (UK)
16.00-16.20 Closing keynote

Speaker: Sheila Khama - Director, African Center for Natural Resources, African Development Bank
16.20-16.30 Closing comments
17.30-20.00  IOM3 Mining Sundowner, Old Explorer
23 Great Castle Street, W1G 0JA (off Regent Street)


Country roundtables sessions
Please note: the maximum capacity for the roundtable rooms is 60 people on a first come, first served basis.

Day 2 – Tuesday, 24 June
12.00-13.00 Republic of Congo 
Hosted by Hon Pierre Oba, Minister of Mines and Geology (please note, this session will be conducted in French)
14.00-15.00
Republic of Botswana
Hosted by Tiyapo Hudson Ngwisanyi, CEO, Geological Survey
15.00-15.30  Networking break
15.30-16.30 Republic of Uganda
Hosted by Hon Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development
16.30-17.30  Nigeria mining roundtable 
Hosted by Hon Musa Mohammed Sada, Minister of Mines and Steel Development
Day 3 – Wednesday, 25 June
11.50-12.50 Republic of Mozambique 
Hosted by Eduardo Alexandre, Director of Mines
Supported by Brad Boyle - CEO, Triton Minerals
12.50-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Republic of Ghana
Hosted by Hon Alhaji Inusah Fuseini MP, Minister of Land and Natural Resources
Supported by Richard Thomas - EVP Technical Services, Endeavour Mining
 15.00-15.30 Networking break
 15.30-16.30 Republic of South Sudan
Hosted by Dr Andu Ezbon Adde, Under Secretary Mining, South Sudan
Supported by Mark Parker - CEO, Equator Gold
 16.30-17.30 Republic of Zambia
Hosted by Hon Richard Musukwa, MP - Deputy Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development
Supported by Clive Newall - President and Director, First Quantum Minerals
Day 4 – Thursday, 26 June
 09.00-10.00 Republic of Angola
Hosted by Hon Francisco Manuel Monteiro de Queiroz, Minister of Geology and Mines
10.00-11.00  NW Province Republic of South Africa mining roundtable
Hosted by Darky Africa - Commissioner of Development Planning, NW Province, Republic of South Africa;
11.00-11.30 Networking break 
11.30-12.30 Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia 
Hosted by Hon Tolossa Shagi Moti, Minister of Mines
Supported by Farhad Abasov - CEO, Allana Potash and Harry Anagnostaras-Adams - Non-Executive Chairman, KEFI Minerals
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Republic of Namibia 
Hosted by Hon Isak Katali, Minister of Mines and Energy
Supported by Tom Albanese - CEO, Vedanta Resources
14.30-15.00  Networking break 
15.00-16.00  Kingdom of Lesotho
Hosted by Hon Tlali Khasu, Minister of Mining
Supported by Stuart Brown - CEO, Firestone Diamonds










2014 Mining On Top: Africa brochure


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2014 Speakers

  • Farhad Abasov, President, CEO and Director, Allana Potash

  • Dr Andu Ezbon Adde, Under Secretary Mining, South Sudan

  • Darky Africa, Commissioner of Development Planning, NW Province, Republic of South Africa

  • Tom Albanese, CEO, Vedanta Resources

  • Eduardo Alexandre, National Director Mines, Ministry of Mineral Resources, Republic of Mozambique

  • Harry Anagnostaras-Adams, Non-Executive Chairman, KEFI Minerals

  • Phil Bailey, Director of Engineering Services, Mabey Bridge

  • Dr Ana Elizabeth Bastida, Mining Programme Director, Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law & Policy, University of Dundee

  • Nicola Barnfather, Extractives Adviser (Environment), Department for International Development

  • Yves Baratte, Partner, Simmons & Simmons

  • Nicolette Bartlett, Senior Programme Manager, Programme for Sustainability Leadership, Cambridge University

  • Henry Bellingham MP, North West Norfolk

  • Andrew Bone, Director of International Relations, De Beers

  • Geraint Bowden, Partner, ERM

  • Brad Boyle, Managing Director, Triton Minerals

  • Stuart Brown, CEO, Firestone Diamonds

  • Douglas Chikohora, CEO, Cluff Africa Associates

  • Charles Cooper, Consultant, SNL Metals & Mining

  • Marcus Courage, CEO, africapractice

  • Andy Churr, Partner, Management Consulting, Environmental Resources Management

  • Frederick W. Davidson, President, CEO and Director, Energold Drilling

  • Ignacio de Calonje, Principal Investment Officer, IFC

  • Marcio Senne de Moraes, External Affairs Global Director, Vale

  • Manuel Duggal, CEO, MCD International Energy Solutions

  • Iain Duncan, Partner, Simmons & Simmons

  • Geoffrey de Mowbray, CEO, Dints International

  • Hon Francisco Manuel Monteiro de Queiroz, Minister of Geology and Mines of The Republic of Angola

  • Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Minister of State for Energy in the Dept of Energy and Climate Change and Minister of State for Business and Enterprise in the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills

  • Dr Masuma Farooki, Senior Industry Analyst, Mining Studies, SNL Metals & Mining

  • Lynne Featherstone MP, Under Secretary of State for International Development

  • Mark Fellows, Director, SNL Metals & Mining

  • Akshai Fofaria, Partner, Pinsent Masons

  • Robert Follie, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan

  • Kevin Fox, Exploration Director, Africa Europe, Rio Tinto

  • Hon Alhaji Inusah Fuseini MP, Minister of Land and Natural Resources of Ghana

  • Simon Gibbons, Technical Director, Environmental Resources Management

  • Edward Harris, Head of Communications, Africa Progress Panel

  • Dr Antony Harwood, CEO, Montero Mining

  • Dr Chris Hinde, Editorial Director, SNL Metals & Mining

  • Thomas Holl, Vice President and Portfolio Manager, BlackRock

  • James Hopkinson OBE, Director, Assaye Risk

  • David Hunter, Project Director, Mott MacDonald

  • Wayne Jansen, Global Head of Mining, KPMG

  • Roland Janssens, Deputy Head, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund

  • Eric Joyce MP, UK Multi-Stakeholder Group EITI

  • Michael Jarvis, Senior Private Sector Development Specialist, World Bank

  • Hon Isak Katali, Minister of Mines and Energy, Namibia

  • Sheila Khama, Director, African Center for Natural Resources, African Development Bank

  • Hon Tlali Khasu, Minister of Mining Kingdom of Lesotho

  • Dr Muzong Kodi, Associate Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House

  • Cate Lamb, Head of water program, CDP

  • Pauline Latham OBE MP, Member of Parliament for Mid Derbyshire

  • James Lewis, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan

  • Adam Little, Head of Tax, First Quantum Minerals

  • Rebecca Major, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

  • Lord Jonathan Marland, Chairman, Commonwealth Business Council

  • Zorka Milin, Yale Gruber Fellow, Global Witness

  • Richard Morgan, Int'l Relations Government Advisor, Anglo American

  • Jonathan Molyneux, Senior Partner, Environmental Resources Management

  • Hon Tolossa Shagi Moti, Minister of Mines of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

  • Ian McCubbin, Senior Consultant, Sustainability and Climate Change, Environmental Resources Management

  • Hon Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Republic of Uganda

  • James Montgomery, Divisional Director, Environment, Mott MacDonald

  • Hon Richard Musukwa, MP, Deputy Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Dev’t, Zambia

  • Clive Newall, President and Director, First Quantum Minerals

  • Tiyapo Hudson Ngwisanyi, CEO, Geological Survey Botswana

  • Hon Pierre Oba, Minister of Mines and Geology, Republic of Congo

  • Mark Parker, Executive Director and CEO, Equator Gold

  • Antonio Pedro, Director of UNECA's Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa

  • Francesca Purcell, Head of Funding & Communications, emerge poverty free

  • George Pyper, Director, Endeavor Financial

  • Eddie Rich, Deputy Head and Regional Director for Africa and the Middle East, EITI

  • Philip Rogers, Partner, Clyde & Co

  • Hon Musa Mohammed Sada, Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Nigeria

  • Ian Satchwell, Director, International Mining for Development Centre, The University of Western Australia and The University of Queensland

  • Dr Susanne Schmitt, Extractives and Infrastructure Manager, WWF

  • Heather Self, Partner, Pinsent Masons

  • Craig Sillars, Sector Specialist - Mining, Environment and Water, UK TI

  • Kevin Skipworth CVO, Agent General for Western Australia

  • Ken Smith, Agent General for Queensland

  • Richard Thomas, EVP Technical Services, Endeavour Mining

  • Erwin Spolders, CEO, Redavia

  • Capt Peter Taylor, CEO, Mammoth Mining

  • Sarah Thomas, Partner, Pinsent Masons

  • Peter Thorn, Chartered Geologist, The Coal Authority

  • Simon Tillotson, Partner, Environmental Resources Management

  • Amanda Van Dyke, Chair, WIM (UK)

  • Marinke van Riet, Int’l Director, PWYP

  • Ewan Wauchope, Special Risks Broker, Miller Insurance

  • Thomas Wilson, Head of Intelligence and Analysis, africapractice

  • Neil Woodyer, CEO, Endeavour Mining

  • Ludivine Wouters, CEO, Latitude Five

In partnership with


Commonwealth Business Council
 
 
 UKTI
 

2014 Participants


Angola


Congo


Ministry of Mines - Ethiopia


Ghana - Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources



Lesotho


South Sudan


Mozambique


Namibia

Nigeria


North West - South Africa


United Republic of Tanzania - Ministry of Energy and Minerals


Zambia


Botswana Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources



Allana Potash


Anglo American


De Beers


Endeavor Mining


Equator Gold

Firestone Diamonds


First Quantum Minerals


Montero Mining & Exploration


Triton Minerals


Rio Tinto


Vale


Vedanta Resources


Clyde & Co


ERM


Energold


Holman Fenwick Willan


Latitude Five


KPMG


Mabey Bridge


MCD


Miller Insurance



Mott MacDonald



Pinsent Masons



Herbert Smith Freehills



Cluff Africa Associates


Redavia



Robertson Geologging



African Development Bank Group

Assaye Risk

BlackRock



Endeavor Financial


Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund


International Finance Corporation

Africa Progress Panel



Chatham House



UK Aid



icmm

UNECA

World Bank


CDP


Dints International

emerge poverty free


Mammoth Mining



PWYP


WWF



africa practice



APPG EI


IM4DC

Cambridge University


University of Dundee





SNL Metals & Mining


Western Australia Government


Queensland Government


Produktema












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