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12 May 2021

1:00 pm

Event opens

Head to the coffee area, speed network, or visit the exhibition booths
1:45 pm

Welcome from conference chairs

Speakers

  • Lesley Warren

    Lesley Warren
    Director, Lassonde Institute of Mining - University of Toronto

  • Nadja Kunz

    Nadja Kunz
    Canada Research Chair in Mine Water Management and Stewardship - University of British Columbia

1:50 pm

FROM WATER MANAGEMENT TO WATER STEWARDSHIP

1:50 pm

Investing in the water management fundamentals which underpin catchment scale water stewardship

  • Advocating water stewardship and aligning thinking: the challenges
  • Understanding the value of water and water stewardship
  • Investment in research, social value and communities: BHP’s learnings

Speaker

2:05 pm

Building paths and blueprints to water stewardship

  • Taking an effective leadership approach
  • Adapting water governance strategies
  • How can we more effectively drive water stewardship in mining?

Speaker

  • Briana Gunn

    Briana Gunn
    Director, Environmental Affairs - Newmont Mining

2:20 pm

South African Water legislation: a blueprint for water stewardship in mining

  • How legislation can promote water stewardship with respect to mining activities

Speaker

  • Thomani Manungufala

    Thomani Manungufala
    Specialist Researcher: Water and Sanitation - Parliament of the Republic of South Africa

2:35 pm

Panel discussion, live poll and questions: kick-starting your water stewardship journey

  • How can we move from water management to water stewardship?
  • Stimulating internal engagement with water stewardship
  • Incorporating climate change and the effects of extreme weather in your water stewardship decision-making

Session speakers to be joined by:

Speaker

  • Sandy Fabritz

    Sandy Fabritz
    Director of Water Strategy - Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

3:05 pm

SUPPLIER SHOWCASE:

This dedicated session will be filled with innovation from our event partner Innovyze who will present their ideas in just 5 minutes.

3:10 pm

SPEED NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

Meet and interact with your peers face-to-face or browse the virtual booths

3:20 pm

Grab a bite, network or meet the exhibitors

3:45 pm

Welcome back from conference chairs

Speakers

  • Lesley Warren

    Lesley Warren
    Director, Lassonde Institute of Mining - University of Toronto

  • Nadja Kunz

    Nadja Kunz
    Canada Research Chair in Mine Water Management and Stewardship - University of British Columbia

3:50 pm

IMPACTFUL STRATEGIES & COLLABORATIVE OPPORTUNITIES

3:50 pm

Impactful strategies and collaborative opportunities: a view on water stewardship from Tahltan Central Government

Speaker

4:05 pm

Mine Water Management Program: research and implementation on mine water issues

  • Development of policies and guidance for the industry
  • Understanding the scale of problems and how they have evolved
  • The future of mine water management in South Africa

Speaker

  • Thakane Ntholi

    Thakane Ntholi
    Manager, Water and Environment Unit - Council for Geosciences

4:20 pm

Towards a zero water mine: water optimisation potential through the full mining flowsheet

  • Which areas of the mining flowsheet have the greatest potential for water savings?
  • Collaboration: the key to unlocking future technology breakthroughs and innovations?
  • Why a full flowsheet approach to digital is crucial in maximising water efficiency

Speaker

4:30 pm

An approach to setting context-based water targets

  • Opportunities for collaboration around stewardship
  • Understanding the social, cultural, economic and environmental value of water at catchment scale

Speaker

  • Jed Youngs

    Jed Youngs
    Water Stewardship Practice Lead - BHP

4:45 pm

Questions and answers

5:00 pm

SPEED NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

Meet and interact with your peers face-to-face or browse the virtual booths

5:15 pm

Close of day 1