Keynote Conference & Exhibition Day One - 7 March 2019

08:50 - 08:55

WELCOME FROM THE ORGANISER

08:55 - 09:00

CHAIR'S OPENING REMARKS

FUTURE OF MINING 2020 AND BEYOND

09:00 - 09:30

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: TRANSFORMING SA MINING SECTOR TO BE MORE TECH SAVVY – INCREASE THE PRODUCTIVITY OF THE INDUSTRY TO ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE GROWTH 

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Blessings Ramoba

President, Rebuild South Africa/ Mining Forum, South Africa  

09:30 - 10:00

OPENING KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION: DISCUSS STEPS TAKEN TO INTRODUCE AND IMPLEMENT NEW PROCESSES & TECHNOLOGIES TO IMPROVE THE MINING PROCESS

Moderator:

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Bridgette M Radebe

President, South African Mining Development | Executive Chairperson, Mmaku Mining, South Africa 

Panelists

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Philile Mkhize

Chief of Staff, ABSA, South Africa 

Blessings Ramoba

President, Rebuild South Africa/ Mining Forum, South Africa  

Ralph Rossouw

Managing Director, Fujairah Gold Vedanta Resources, Ghana

10:30

MORNING REFRESHMENTS & BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE

DRIVING CHANGE THROUGH IoT & TECHNOLOGY

11:15 - 11:45

PRESENTATION: EMBRACING A NEW ERA FOR THE MINING SECTOR – LEVERAGING ON TECHNOLOGY FOR THE FUTURE OF PRODUCTION

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Mihlali Sitefane 

Attorney, ENSafrica, South Africa  

11:45 - 12:15

PRESENTATION: UNLOCKING THE BUSINESS VALUE WITH THE USE OF IoT AND LEVERAGING ON ITS TECHNOLOGY TO CREATE REAL ECONOMIC VALUE 

Ralph Rossouw

 Managing Director,  Fujairah Gold Vedanta Resources, Ghana

12:15 - 12:45

PRESENTATION: ADDRESSING THE BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES THAT MINING COMPANIES FACE WITH COMPLEX DIGITAL MINING TRANSFORMATION 

12:45

NETWORKING LUNCH

14:00 - 14:40

PANEL DISCUSSION: DISCUSS ON THE MAJOR CHALLENGES THAT IS DISRUPTIVE TO IoT ADOPTION IN AFRICA

Panelists

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Mihlali Sitefane 

Senior Associate, LNP Attonerys, South Africa  

Bernard Coetzee

Blockchain Expert, Broadway Gold Mining Ltd/Africaedge, Bahamas 

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION & CHANGE

14:45 - 15:15

PRESENTATION: THE RATE OF CHANGE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION DETERMINE WHETHER INNOVATION CAN CHANGE THE GAME FROM THE BUSINESS OF TODAY TO THE BUSINESS OF TOMORROW

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Cuan B Kloppers (Pr. Sci. Nat)

Executive Consulting Geologist , Afarak Group Pte Ltd, South Africa  

15:15

AFTERNOON REFRESHMENTS

15:45 - 16:15

FIRESIDE CHAT: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION – EXPLORING THE POSSIBILITY OF NEW INNOVATIONS TO BE A PRODUCTIVITY GAME-CHANGER

Interviewer

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Duane Parnham

Business Executive to Mining, Hydrocarbon and Blockchain Industries, , Broadway Gold Mining, Canada 

Interviewee

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Cuan B Kloppers (Pr. Sci. Nat)

Executive Consulting Geologist , Afarak Group Pte Ltd, South Africa  

BLOCKCHAIN INFRASTRUCTURE

16:15 - 16:45

PRESENTATION: REDEFINING AFRICAN ECONOMY WITH USE OF BLOCKCHAIN – WHY IS THE INNOVATION RELEVANT & WHAT ARE THE KEY DRIVERS?

Yaliwe Soko

Chairwoman, Blockchain Association of Africa, South Africa  

16:45 - 17:15

PRESENTATION: BLOCKCHAIN AS A SOLUTION FOR IoT SECURITY 

Bernard Coetzee

Blockchain Expert, Broadway Gold Mining Ltd/Africaedge, Bahamas 

17:15

CHAIR’S CLOSING REMARKS

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