Latin America Down Under Programme

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Programme Day One, Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Session One
8.15Arrival, tea and coffee and registration
9.00Welcome: Bill Repard, Executive Chairman, Paydirt Media Pty Ltd (10)
9.10Keynote address: Hon. Bill Johnston MP, Minister for Mines and Petroleum, Government of Western Australia (20)
9.30Ken Nilsson MP, Executive Director, Troy Resources Ltd (15)
9.45Tony Rovira, Managing Director, Azure Minerals Ltd (15)
10.00Sean Russo, Managing Director/Principal, Noah's Rule (15)
10.20Morning Tea sponsored by Tempus Resources Ltd (30)
Session Two
10.50HE Pablo Terrazas, Vice Minister of Mining, Republic of Chile, (20)
11.10Christian Easterday, Managing Director, Hot Chilli Ltd, (15)
11.25Gavin Rutherford, Director and Tony Wiggins, Geologist, Emu NL, (15)
11.40Dean McPherson, Head of Business Development, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, (15)
11.55Questions (5)
12.00Lunch 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
15.25Jason Ward, Country Manager - Ecuador, SolGold plc (15)
15.40Brendan Borg, Director, Tempus Resources Ltd, (15)
15.55Peter Clarke, GM Industry Engagement, METS Ignited, (15)
16.10Questions (5)
16.15Panel Discussion: Pathways to Innovation: The role of METS in Latin American Mining (50)
17.10Cocktail Function in Exhibition Area

Programme Day Two, Thursday 16 May, 2019

Session Five
8.15Arrival Tea, Coffee and Registration
8:55Dr Alexandre Vidigalde Oliveira, Secretary of Geology and Mineral Transformation, Federative Republic of Brazil, (20)
9.15Video Message, from Admiral Bento Costa Lima, , Minister of Mining and Engery, Federative Republic of Brazil (5)
9.20Andrew Tunks, Managing Director, Meteoric Resources Ltd, (15)
9.35Joe Lowry, President, Global Lithium LLC, (20)
9.55Juan Pablo Vargas de la Vega, Managing Director, Galan Lithium Ltd, (15)
10.10Questions (5)
10.15Panel Discussion: Brine Time: Latin America's role in the new world (60)
11.15Morning Tea sponsored by Galan Lithium Ltd (30)
Session Six
11.45Mr David Gonzalez, Vice President Promotion and Development, National Mining Agency of Colombia (20)
12.05Graeme Drew, Managing Director, AusQuest Ltd, (15)
12.20Zenon Wozniak, Director of Projects, First Quantum Minerals Ltd, (15)
12.35Josh Collard, Business Development Manager - Listings, Australian Stock Exchange, (15)
12.50Questions (5)
12.55Lunch (65)
Session Seven
14.00Panel Discussion: Diruptive Technology and Mining Education (50)
14.50Kieren Moffat, Managing Director, Reflexivity, (15)
15.05Stephen Hall, Director, Australia-Latin America Business Council (ALABC), (15)
15.20Questions (5)
15.25Afternoon Tea sponsored by Australian Stock Exchange (35)
Session Eight
16.00Panel Discussion: Perceptions and reality: Finding solutions to the mining industry's community image (60)
17.00Closing Remarks: Bill Repard, Executive Chairman, Paydirt Media Pty Ltd, (10)
17.10Closing Drinks

1 - 2 July 2020

Perth, Western Australia