Keynote Conference & Exhibition Day Two - 13 March 2020

08:50 

WELCOME FROM THE ORGANIZER

08:55 

CHAIR'S OPENING REMARKS

INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION – THE FUTURE

09:00 - 09:30

PRESENTATION: CHALLENGES OF EMBRACING THE DIGITAL LABOUR MARKET

Nompumelelo Zikalala

Managing Director, De Beers Group, South Africa (invited)

09:30 - 10:10

PANEL DISCUSSION: EXPLOITING TECHNOLOGY AND NEW OPERATIONAL PRACTICES FOR GREATER EFFICIENCY ACROSS MINES & PRODUCTION OPTIMIZATION

Moderator

Chantelle Kotze 

Senior Deputy Editor, Mining Review Africa, South Africa (invited)

Panellists

Andre Fourie

Principal Geologist, Debswana Diamond Company, Botswana 

John Astrup

Exploration Manager, Minergy Limited, South Africa

Nompumelelo Zikalala

Managing Director, De Beers Group, South Africa (invited)

CYBERSECURITY THREATS

10:10 - 10:40

PRESENTATION: DEFENDING AGAINST DOMAIN NAME ABUSE AND EMAIL FRAUD 

Doreen Mokoena

Internet Governance Specialist, Domain Name Authority of South Africa (ZADNA), South Africa 

10:40

MORNING REFRESHMENTS & BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE

11:10 - 11:50

FIRESIDE CHAT: CYBER RISK BUSINESS: CHALLENGES THAT MINERS NEED TO ADDRESS AS MINING COMPANIES PUSH FORWARD WITH IIOT EXPANSION PLANS

Interviewer

Doreen Mokoena

Internet Governance Specialist, Domain Name Authority of South Africa (ZADNA), South Africa 

Interviewee

Godfrey Mpofu

Cyber Security, Exxaro Resources, South Africa 

11:50

PRESENTATION: DIGITAL BY DEFAULT – CYBER SECURITY FOR THE SUPPLY CHAIN AND CONNECTED ASSETS

Godfrey Mpofu

Cyber Security, Exxaro Resources, South Africa 

12:20 

NETWORKING LUNCH

ROBOTICS AND INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

14:00

PRESENTATION: HOW ARE DRONES RESHAPING THE MINING INDUSTRY?

Reserved for Sponsor

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IMPROVE MINING EFFICIENCIES WITH IoT

14:30 - 15:00

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 

15:00 - 15:40

FIRESIDE CHAT: HOW CAN IoT TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE AND BOOST PRODUCTIVITY?

Interviewer

Ralph Rossouw

Managing Director, Fujairah Gold Vedanta Resources, Ghana 

Interviewee

Gerhard Rautenbach

Manager, New Technology Projects, Harmony Gold, South Africa (invited)

15:40 

AFTERNOON REFRESHMENTS

FOCUS ROUNDTABLES

16:20 - 17:00

FOCUS ROUNDTABLES

This 40-minute interactive roundtable session is designed to connect and help mining companies, government officials and investors conquer the challenges, seize the opportunities and foster lasting relationships. Each roundtable will be moderated by an expert & the audience will pick the topic which is most interesting to them. After 30 minutes, roundtable leaders will compare and contrast their results on stage.

Roundtable 1: CLOUD ADOPTION, CHALLENGES AND CLOUD CONSCIOUS APPROACH TO DATA PROTECTION

Roundtable 2: REDEFINING AFRICAN ECONOMY WITH USE OF BLOCKCHAIN – WHY IS THE INNOVATION RELEVANT & WHAT ARE THE KEY DRIVERS?

Jaco Coetzee

Chief Information Officer, FNB Fiduciary, South Africa  (invited)

ECO-FRIENDLY MINING PRACTICES

17:00 - 17:40

FIRESIDE CHAT: EVALUATING MINING PRACTICES AND OVERCOMING INDUSTRY CHALLENGES TOWARDS GREEN MINING

Interviewer

Roger Baxter

Chief Executive Officer, Mineral Council South Africa, South Africa (invited)

Interviewee

Martin Preece

Executive Vice President, Gold Fields, South Africa  (invited)

CLOSING SUMMARY

17:40 

CHAIR'S CLOSING REMARKS & END OF CONFERENCE

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