Document 413789

4-5 December 2014 Darwin Northern Territory
60 years strong and thriving
PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION
ABOUT THE MCA
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) represents Australia’s exploration, mining and
minerals processing industry, nationally and internationally, in its contribution to sustainable
development and society.
The MCA’s strategic objective is to advocate public policy and operational practice for a worldclass industry that is safe, profitable, innovative, environmentally and socially responsible, and
attuned to community needs and expectations.
ABOUT THE NT MINERALS SUMMIT 2014
The Minerals Council of Australia is pleased to announce that the 2014 NT Mineral Summit will
be held in Darwin on Thursday 4 and Friday 5 December. This annual event brings together
industry decision-makers, opinion leaders and experts to provide up to date information on
the current mining, exploration, investment and development opportunities in the top end’s
exploration, mining and minerals processing industry.
To be held at the Darwin Convention Centre, the Summit will showcase the prosperity and
potential for the Northern Territory minerals industry and debate the policies required to keep
it strong. Celebrating 60 years of industry representation and the sector’s continued status as
the bedrock of the Northern Territory economy, the Summit will address the issues, successes
and challenges facing the industry. A Trade Expo will also provide suppliers with an opportunity
to demonstrate and display material and services to decision makers in the industry.
Further information on the Summit including details on Partnership and Promotional
opportunities please visit: www.ntmineralssummit.com.au or contact [email protected]
minerals.org.au to express your interest in the event.
THE VENUE
The Darwin Convention Centre has been appointed as the Conference and Gala Dinner venue.
Located adjacent to the Arafura Sea, the Darwin Convention Centre is a multi-award winning
venue providing state of the art facilities.
SUMMIT PARTNERS
The Minerals Council of Australia would like to acknowledge the support of its Partners and
Exhibitors:
A feature of the program will be the Promotional Hubs where delegates will be able to meet
with representitives of:
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Arafura Resources Ltd
Combined Communication Solutions
ICN NT
Katherine Mining Services Association
MRM
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Ngarda Civil & Mining
Position Partners
Practical Safety Australia
Stabilor Pty Ltd
Northern Australia Development Office
NT Minerals Summit * www.ntmineralssummit.com.au
THE PROGRAM
Program overview
Featuring high level speakers, the program will include presentations on:
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Prosperity into the future
Sustainable solutions
Economic and commodities outlook
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A Federal focus: an update from down south
Securing the workforce for shared prosperity
Community expectations
Please note that the program is subject to change.
Thursday, 4 December 2014
8.00 am
Session Theme
9.00 am – 10.30 am
Registration and welcome coffee and tea
Opening Session – PROSPERITY INTO THE FUTURE
Welcome and overview
Drew Wagner
Executive Director – NT Division
Minerals Council of Australia –NT Division
Opening address
Brendan Pearson
Chief Executive
Minerals Council of Australia
10.30 am – 11.00 am
Session Theme
11.00 am – 12.30 pm
Keynote address
The Hon Adam Giles MLA
Chief Minister
Morning Tea
SHOWCASING SUCCESS
Overcoming the challenges of remote operations
Francois Hardy
General Manager
Newmont Asia Pacific
The benefits of beneficiation
Chris Tziolis
Managing Director
Rum Jungle Resources
Certainly worth its salt
Duncan van der Merwe
Group Director
Tellus Holdings
12.30 pm
Long road to somewhere
Brian Fowler
Manager Sustainability
Arafura Resources
Water Rooms 2 and 3
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Thursday, 4 December 2014 (continued)
Session Theme
SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS
1.30 pm – 3.00 pm
Seeds of success
Ryan Hollis
Head of HSEC – Manganese Australia
BHP Billiton
Run the river: How to divert a waterway
Sam Strohmayr
General Manager
Glencore
3.00 pm – 3.30 pm
Session Theme
3.30 pm – 5.00 pm
ERA’s approach to sustainable operations
Andrea Sutton
Chief Executive Officer
Energy Resources of Australia
Afternoon tea
THE NORTHERN TERRITORY MINING ECONOMY
Predicting the un-predictable
Todd Smith
Regional Director
Bureau of Meteorology
Infrastructure outlook
Jamie Freeman
Director
Balance Advisory
7.00 pm – 10.00 pm
Friday, 5 December 2014
8.00 am
Session Theme
9.00 am – 10.00 am
10.00 am – 10.30 am
The economic realities
Karen Green
Partner
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Gala Dinner
Registration and pre session coffee and tea
WHERE TO FROM HERE
Chair: Kezia Purick - Speaker of the House
Northern Australia policy from another perspective
Delia Lawrie
Leader of the Opposition
Future of the Uranium Industry
Daniel Zavattiero
Executive Director - Uranium
Minerals Council of Australia
Morning Tea
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Friday, 5 December 2014 (continued)
Session Theme
PANEL SESSION: SECURING THE WORKFORCE FOR SHARED
PROSPERITY
10.30 am – 12.00 noon
Professor Sue Carthew
Pro Vice Chancellor
Charles Darwin University
Viv Roberts
General Manager Australia Mining Western Region
Thiess
Gavin Lind
Director - Education and Training
Minerals Council of Australia
Lunch and close of Summit
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm
Please note that the program may be subject to change.
NETWORKING FUNCTIONS
Welcome Reception
A Welcome Reception, sponsored by APA will be held prior to the Gala Dinner. Summit
registrants and dinner guests are invited to meet with representatives of APA in Waterfront
Rooms 2 and 3, Darwin Convention Centre.
YEARS
Date: Thursday 4 December
Time: 6.30 pm - 7.30 pm
Venue: Waterfront Rooms 2 and 3, Level 2, Darwin Convention Centre
REPRESENTING
NORTHERN TERRITORY
MINING
DARWIN
mining club
60TH Anniversary Gala Dinner
The social highlight of the Summit will be the 60th Anniversary Gala Dinner to be held in
conjunction with the Darwin Mining Club. With a Northern Territory theme, the dinner
promises to be a night of fun and relaxation with special entertainment.
Date: Thursday, 4 December
Venue:Darwin Convention Centre
Cost: NT Minerals Summit Registrants: No additional cost will apply to those registering for the NT Minerals Summit
Attending Gala Dinner only: $250
Dress: Smart casual
NT Minerals Summit * www.ntmineralssummit.com.au
The Minerals Council of Australia would like to acknowledge the dinner sponsors:
Gold Sponsor:
MRM
Supporting Partners:
Department of Mines and Energy
Newmont Asia Pacific
Northern Australia Development Office
REGISTRATION
Registration fees and inclusions.
Registration Type
Standard Registration
- MCA Member and Associate Member
- Non MCA Member
Gala Dinner Ticket only
Late Registration Fee
Summit Sessions
Summit Dinner
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Cost
$990
$1,100
250
$50
HOW TO REGISTER
MCA has set up a quick and easy one stop online registration system which will allow delegates
to register for the NT Minerals Summit activities and also book accommodation.
To register for the NT Minerals Summit please click on the following link:
CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations received in writing by the 4 November will receive a full refund minus an
administration charge of $100. Cancellations received after this date will not receive a refund.
(Please refer to the accommodation section of the registration form regarding the cancellation policy).
DISCLAIMER
The Minerals Council of Australia reserves the right to alter the program, including listed
speakers, session times and other details as deemed necessary.
NT Minerals Summit * www.ntmineralssummit.com.au
ACCOMMODATION
Medina Grand Darwin Waterfront
7 Kitchener Dr, Darwin NT 0800
The MCA has secured a special conference rate at Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront, located
in Darwin’s Waterfront, on the fringe of Darwin CBD and is perfectly positioned to explore
Darwin’s newest restaurants, boutique shops and seafront promenade.
Accommodation rates are:
Vibe guest room: $154.00 per night (including breakfast)
Vibe guest room with deluxe view = $174.00 per night (including breakfast)
Please note that rates are subject to availability at time of booking
To book accommodation please email Adina Vibe Darwin Group Reservations :
[email protected] and quote the MCA group confirmation number: 15543344.
PRIVACY POLICY
In registering for the 2014 Northern Territory Minerals Summit, you are taken to have
consented to the Mineral Council of Australia (MCA) providing your personal information
supplied on the registration form (i.e. name, positions, organisation and email only)
electronically to the sponsors of this even whose product and service may potentially be of
interest to you.
Personal information (name, title and organisation only) will also be incorporated into a
delegate list and made available to other delegates attending the conference. You have the
right to access personal information that may be held by the MCA in accordance with the
terms and conditions of the Privacy Act (Cth) 1988. If you do not wish to have your details
distributed you will be able to indicate this via the online registration form.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Dress Code
The dress code for the conference and dinner will be smart casual.
Helpful suggestion!
Do you find “air conditioning” at conferences never quite right? Whilst we will endeavour to
work with the venue to ensure the temperature is comfortable, delegates are encouraged to
come prepared and bring a jacket, just in case.
CONTACT
For further information please contact:
Margie Whitrow
Assistant Director – Corporate Programs and Events
Minerals Council of Australia
P: 02 6233 0600
M: 0416 270 660
E: [email protected]
NT Minerals Summit * www.ntmineralssummit.com.au