AMEC Convention Program

Day One             Day Two

Wednesday 5 June 2019

8:30am Welcome to Country
Dr Richard Walley OAM
8:35am Welcome Address
Warren Pearce, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Mining and Exploration Companies
8:45am Official Opening
Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Mines & Petroleum; Energy; Industrial Relations WA
8:55am Opening Address
Matt Keogh MP, Shadow Minister for Western Australian Resources; Shadow Minister for Defence Industry; Shadow Minister Assisting for Small and Family Business
9:00am Sir Arvi Parbo Oration
Dr Vanessa Guthrie, Independent Board Director
9:30am Australia’s Resource Industry – A look into the crystal ball
Dr Alexandra Heath, Head of Economic Analysis Department, Reserve Bank of Australia
10:30am Future of Work in Australia   
Professor Alan Duncan, Director, Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre
11:00am Mining's Next Generation
Cristiano Lima, Head of Research, Student Edge
11:30am Centre of Resources Excellence (CoRE) - STEM Learning for Resourcing the Future
Suzy Urbaniak, CoRE Lead, CoRE Learning Foundation
11:50am Showcasing CoRE Projects
Kent Street Senior High School, CoRE Learning Program (Year 8, 9 & 19)
12:10pm LUNCH
1:10pm  Exploring for the Future Program
Karol Czarnota, Senior Geologist, Geoscience Australia
1:35pm New technologies for exploration and ore discovery
Dr Yulia Uvarova, Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO
2:00pm Collaborate to Compete: the Role of Collaboration in Developing the Next Generation Innovations
Joe Cucuzza, Managing Director, AMIRA International
2:25pm Applying Innovation in Exploration: making a difference to discovery
Paul Polito, Exploration Manager - Albany Fraser Range, Independence Group
3:10pm Stakeholder led mining: the West Musgrave story
Brett Triffett, Project Director, Oz Minerals
3:30pm  Why the Mineral Exploration Industry needs to change and a vision for successful 21st Century under-cover exploration
Dr Jon Hronsky OAM, Director Western Mining Services
3:50pm In conversation: Shifting the exploration paradigm
Dr Jon Hronsky OAM, Director, Western Mining Services
Steve Beresford, Chief Geologist, Independence Group
Mike Young, Managing Director, VIMY Resources
Mike Christie, Director Exploration, First Quantum Minerals
4:30pm A National Resources Plan for Future Generations 
Professor Stephen Smith, Resources 2030 Taskforce member



Thursday 6 June 2019
9:00am  Canadian and Australian Perspectives on Global Markets
Raymond Goldie, Director, Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada
Investor Presentations
9:30am Bryah Resources
9:45am Encounter Resources
10:00am Metalicity
10:15am Metals X
  Investor Presentations
11:00am Australian Vanadium
11:15am Image Resources 
11:30am Neometals 
11:45am VRX Silica 
12:00pm Element 25
12:15pm FutureGold and Digital Securities – A passing fad or an Uber moment for global stock exchanges
Liam Twigger, Managing Director, PCF Capital Group
12:45pm LUNCH
1:45pm AMEC Community Campaign Update
Warren Pearce, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Mining and Exploration Companies 
Investor Presentations
2:00pm Barra Resources
2:15pm Independence Group 
2:30pm Rox Resources  
2:45pm Next Generation Leaders
Kevin Sheedy AO, former AFL Coach
3:15pm Closing Address