Keynote Conference & Exhibition Day Two - 26 May 2020

09:00 

WELCOME FROM THE ORGANIZER

09:05 

CHAIR'S OPENING REMARKS

CYBERSECURITY THREATS

09:10

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

Godfrey Mpofu

Cyber Security, Exxaro Resources, South Africa 

09:40 - 10:10

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 

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

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT 

11:10 - 11:40

PRESENTATION: CHALLENGES OF EMBRACING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION 

Peter Dunmore

Project Manager, De Beers Group, South Africa

11:40 - 12:20

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

Moderator

Tendani Lukhaime 

Principal Improvement and Innovation, Women in Mining SA, South Africa 

Panellists

Andre Fourie

Principal Geologist, Debswana Diamond Company, Botswana 

Peter Dunmore

Project Manager, De Beers Group, South Africa

Clive Sweeney

Senior Project Manager, Vale, South Africa

12:20 

NETWORKING LUNCH

14:00 - 14:30

PRESENTATION: INSIGHTS OF A SUCCESSFUL IT PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN THE MINING SECTOR

Clive Sweeney

Senior Project Manager, Vale, South Africa

ROBOTICS AND INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

14:30

PRESENTATION: HOW ARE DRONES RESHAPING THE MINING INDUSTRY?

Reserved for Sponsor

Contact mahesh.babu@spire-events.com to find out more

BLOCKCHAIN IN THE MINING INDUSTRY

15:00 - 15:30

PRESENTATION: BLOCKCHAINS SERVE AS A PUBLIC DIGITAL LEDGER TO RECORD TRANSACTIONS WITHOUT RELYING ON FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS – WHAT ARE THE IMPLICATIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE SOUTH AFRICA MINING SECTOR?

Irlon Terblanche 

Founder and CEO, Blockchain Capital, South Africa (invited)

CLOSING SUMMARY

15:30 

CHAIR'S CLOSING REMARKS & END OF CONFERENCE

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