2019 Agenda

8.00

Morning Coffee & Registration

NT RESOURCES WEEK PLENARY OPENING SESSION

9.00

OPENING | NT Resources Week

9.05

Welcome to Country

9.10

Opening remarks from the Chair

Shaun Drabsch, Chief Executive Officer, Department of Trade, Business and Innovation, Northern Territory Government of Australia

9.20

NORTHERN TERRITORY CHIEF MINISTER’S ADDRESS

The Hon. Michael Gunner MLA, Chief Minister, Northern Territory

9.40

Economic outlook in uncertain times

10.15

Morning refreshments and networking in the exhibition

OPENING OF THE 13TH ANNUAL MINING THE TERRITORY CONFERENCE

11.00

Welcoming remarks from the Chair

Dr Ian Scrimgeour, Executive Director, Northern Territory Geological Survey

11.10

MINISTERIAL KEYNOTE | Northern Territory Government

The Hon. Paul Kirby MLA, Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Northern Territory

11.35

Department of Primary Industry & Resources

Rod Applegate, Deputy Chief Executive, Department of Primary Industry and Resources

12.00

PANEL DISCUSSION | Local Content, Indigenous Engagement & Shared Value

We sit down with some of the Territory’s largest mines alongside industry experts and indigenous representatives as we discuss shared value in the Top End. From opportunities available to Territorian businesses, incentives to focus on local content, initiatives to promote local businesses and efforts to foster a strong base of Indigenous employees – this panel will examine how the Territory can get the most out of its Major Mining Projects.

Jo-Anne Scarini, Vice President Operations, South32 GEMCO
Tony Wurramarrba, Chairman, Anindilyakwa Land Council
Denys Stedman, Buy Local Industry Advocate, Northern Territory Government

12.40

Lunch and networking in the exhibition

Afternoon Chair

Drew Wagner, Executive Director – NT Division, Minerals Council of Australia

1.30

McArthur River

Greg Ashe, Chief Operating Officer – Australian Zinc Assets, Glencore

1.55

GEMCO Update

Jo-Anne Scarini, Vice President Operations, South32 GEMCO

2.20

Mining the Tanami – Newmont Goldcorp Tanami Operations Update

Shaun Schmeider, Manager Technical Services, Newmont Goldcorp Tamani

2.45

Newcrest in the Territory

Fraser MacCorquodale, General Manager Exploration, Newcrest

3.10

Afternoon refreshments and networking in the exhibition

3.40

Westgold Resources

Peter Cook, Managing Director, Westgold Resources

4.05

Prodigy Gold

Matt Briggs, Managing Director, Prodigy Gold NL

4.30

Arafura Update

Gavin Lockyer, Managing Director, Arafura Resources

4.50

PNX Update

James Fox, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, PNX Metals

5.10

Closing remarks from the Chair

5.15

CLOSING | End of Conference Day One & Networking Drinks in the exhibition

8.30

Morning Coffee & Registration

PLENARY KEYNOTE ADDRESS

9.00

Opening remarks from the SEAAOC Chair

Saul Kavonic, Head of Oil, Gas and Energy for Australia, Credit Suisse

9.10

FEDERAL MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia

Held in the SEAAOC room, Hall 1 next to the NT Resources Week Exhibition

MINING THE TERRITORY CONFERENCE DAY TWO

9.35

Opening remarks from the chair

Dorothy Close, Director, Regional Geoscience, Northern Territory Geological Survey

9.40

NTGS Update

Dr Ian Scrimgeour, Executive Director, Northern Territory Geological Survey

10.05

Exploring for the Future – Activities in the Top End

Dr Andrew Heap, Chief, Resources Division, Geoscience Australia

10.30

Financing Major Projects – A Tellus Perspective

Duncan van der Merwe, Group Managing Director, Tellus Holdings

10.55

Morning refreshments and networking in the exhibition

Midday & Afternoon Chair
Neil van Drunen, Manager | South Australia; Northern Territory & Policy, AMEC

11.20

Kirkland Lake Gold in the Territory

Mark Edwards, Project Director – NT Mining Operations, Kirkland Lake Gold

11.45

From Exploration to Production – The Territory’s First Lithium Mine

Stephen Biggins, Managing Director, Core Exploration

12.10

Verdant Minerals

Chris Tziolis, Managing Director, Verdant Minerals

12.35

Mt Todd Update

Brent Murdoch, Director & General Manager, Vista Gold Australia

1.00

Lunch and networking in the exhibition

2.00

Alligator River Project Update

Xavier Moreau, General Manager – Geology and Exploration, Vimy Resources

2:25

Thor Mining’s Molyhil

Mick Billing, Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Thor Mining PLC

2.50

Northern Cobalt

Michael Schwarz, Managing Director, Northern Cobalt

3.15

TRSA Update

Geoff Crowhurst, Chair, Territory Resources Services Association (TRSA)

3.25

Closing remarks and End of Conference

3.30

CLOSING | Close of NT Resources Week 2019

4.30

NT Resources Week Sunset Harbour Cruise