AMEC Convention Program

Day One             Day Two

Wednesday 5 June 2019

Welcome to Country
Dr Richard Walley OAM
Welcome Address
Warren Pearce, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Mining and Exploration Companies
Official Opening
Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Mines & Petroleum; Energy; Industrial Relations WA
Sir Arvi Parbo Oration
Dr Vanessa Guthrie, Independent Board Director
Australia’s Resources Industry – A look into the crystal ball
Dr Alexandra Heath, Head of Economic Analysis Department, Reserve Bank of Australia
Future of Work in Australia   
Professor Alan Duncan, Director, Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre
Mining's Next Generation
Cristiano Lima, Head of Research, Student Edge
Centre of Resources Excellence (CoRE) - STEM Learning for Resourcing the Future
Suzy Urbaniak, CoRE Lead, CoRE Learning Foundation
Showcasing CoRE Projects
Kent Street Senior High School, CoRE Learning Program (Year 8, 9 & 19)
Exploring for the Future Program
Karol Czarnota, Senior Geologist, Geoscience Australia
Collaborate to Compete: the Role of Collaboration in Developing the Next Generation Innovations
Joe Cucuzza, Managing Director, AMIRA International
New technologies for exploration and ore discovery
Dr Yulia Uvarova, Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO
Applying Innovation in Exploration: making a difference to discovery
Paul Polito, Exploration Manager - Albany Fraser Range, Independence Group
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
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
A National Resources Plan for Future Generations 
Professor Stephen Smith, Resources 2030 Taskforce member



Thursday 6 June 2019

Canadian and Australian Perspectives on Global Markets
Raymond Goldie, Director, Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada
Investor Presentations
Bryah Resources
Encounter Resources
Metals X
Investor Presentations
Australian Vanadium
Image Resources
VRX Silica
FutureGold and Digital Securities – A passing fad or an Uber moment for global stock exchanges
Liam Twigger, Managing Director, PCF Capital Group
AMEC Community Campaign Update
Investor Presentations
Barra Resources
Independence Group
Rox Resources
Next Generation Leaders
Kevin Sheedy AO, former AFL Coach
Closing Address
Warren Pearce, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Mining and Exploration Companies