With over 200 professionals expected to be in attendance, the Future of Mining EMEA conference will cover a wide range of content, spanning across the entire mining life cycle, with technology, development and sustainability at its core. The agenda focuses on areas of development and the challenges ahead as mining begins to look beyond the now and plan for the future.
Among other topics, the conference will tackle ‘Overcoming a Lack of Trust: Securing Social Licence to Operate'; ‘Adapting to Survive: How can Miners Integrate an Effective Digital Strategy into their Operations?'; ‘Stronger Together: The Need for industry collaboration'; ‘From Minecraft to Mineshaft: Engaging with the Next Generation of Talent'; and ‘Softening the blow of Automation'.
Speakers delivering on these themes will include Daria Goncharova, chief sustainability officer, Polymetal International PLC; Tom Bailey, mine manager - Tara Mines, Boliden; Terry Heymann, chief financial officer, World Gold Council; Jon Wylie, president, global natural resources, Proudfoot; and Arjen de Bruin, managing director OIM Operations Solutions, OIM.
The conference is supported by solution providers, including Proudfoot and OIM, and is aimed at those interested in discussing new ideas, concepts and strategies.
Also part of the conference series, Future of Mining Americas' second edition will take place in Denver, US, on October 21-22, 2019, and the third edition of Future of Mining Australia is back in Sydney on March 23-24, 2020.