Latin America Down Under Programme

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Programme Day One, Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Session One
8.00Arrival, tea and coffee and registration
8.45Welcome: Bill Repard, Executive Chairman, Paydirt Media Pty Ltd (10)
8.55Keynote address: Hon. Bill Johnston MP, Minister for Mines and Petroleum, Government of Western Australia (20)
9.15Hon. Raphael Trotman MP, Minister for Natural Resources, Co-operative Republic of Guyana (20)
9.35Ken Nilsson MP, Executive Director, Troy Resources Ltd (15)
9.50Tony Rovira, Managing Director, Azure Minerals Ltd (15)
Session Two
10.45HE Pablo Terrazas, Vice Minister of Mining, Republic of Chile, (20)
11.05Christian Easterday, Managing Director, Hot Chilli Ltd, (15)
11.20Leo Horn, Managing Director, Emu NL, (15)
11.35Sean Russo, Managing Director/Principal, Noah's Rule, "With debt plentiful and equity scarce, prospective miners need to turn their thinking upside down" (15)
11.50Dean McPherson, Head of Business Development, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, (15)
12.05Questions (5)
12.10Lunch Sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange (50)
Session Three
13.00Ms. Carolina Sánchez, Secretary of Mining, Argentine Republic, (20)
13.20Chris Gale, Managing Director, Latin Resources Ltd (15)
13.35David Mason, Managing Director, Dark Horse Resources Ltd, (15)
13.50Todd Williams, Managing Director, E2 Metals Ltd, (15)
14.05Questions (5)
14.10Panel Discussion: Meet the Ambassadors - Argentina and Brazil (45)
14.55Afternoon Tea (30)
Session Four
15.20Nick Mather, Executive Director, SolGold plc (15)
15.30Speaker TBA, (15)
15.50Peter Clarke, GM Industry Engagement, METS Ignited, (15)
16.05Questions (5)
16.10Panel Discussion: Pathways to Innovation: The role of METS in Latin American Mining (50)
17.00Cocktail Function in Exhibition Area

Programme Day Two, Thursday 16 May, 2019

Session Five
08.15Arrival Tea, Coffee and Registration
09.00Dr Alexandre Vidigalde Oliveira, Secretary of Geology and Mineral Transformation, Federative Republic of Brazil, (20)
09.20Andrew Tunks, Managing Director, Meteoric Resources Ltd, (15)
09.35Joe Lowry, President, Global Lithium LLC, (20)
09.55Speaker TBA (15)
10.10Questions (5)
10.15Panel Discussion: Brine Time: Latin America's role in the new world (45)
11.00Morning Tea (30)
Session Six
11.30Mr David Gonzalez, Vice President Promotion and Development, National Mining Agency of Colombia (20)
11.50Graeme Drew, Managing Director, AusQuest Ltd, (15)
12.05Zenon Wozniak, Director of Projects, First Quantum Minerals Ltd, (15)
12.20Josh Collard, Business Development Manager - Listings, Australian Stock Exchange, (15)
12.35Questions (5)
12.40Panel Discussion: Meet the Latin Ambasadors (45)
13.25Lunch (55)
Session Seven
14.20Panel Discussion: Diruptive Technology and Mining Education (50)
15.10Kieren Moffat, Managing Director, Reflexivity, (15)
15.25Stephen Hall, Director, Australia-Latin America Business Council (ALABC), (15)
15.40Questions (5)
15.45Lunch (55)
Session Eight
16.10Closing Panel Discussion: (45)
17.00Cloing Remarks: Bill Repard, Executive Chairman, Paydirt Media Pty Ltd, (10)
17.10Closing Drinks

15-16 May 2019

Perth, Western Australia