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13 May 2021

12:45 pm

Event opens

Head to the coffee area, speed network, or visit the exhibition booths
1:30 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

1:30 pm

CLIMATE CHANGE & RISK MITIGATION

1:35 pm

Assessing future water risks in the mining sectors using WWF Water Risk Filter scenarios

  • Climate and socio-economic pathway-based scenarios in WWF Water Risk Filter tool
  • Key findings from global risk analysis in the mining sector
  • From risk to resilience

Speaker

1:50 pm

Establishing an international research network for the global coordination of mine site climate change adaptation strategies

  • How climate change is reshaping the mineral resource investment landscape
  • Tackling environmental and social risks, and governance factors
  • Adaptation strategies at a global scale

Speaker

  • Claire Cote

    Claire Cote
    Director, Centre for Water in the Minerals Industry - The University of Queensland

2:05 pm

Water management and mining governance: new guidance for governments

  • The impact of competing demands for water resources: assessing the role of governments
  • Overseeing water use, water discharges and water quality
  • Mitigating the risk of grievance and conflict around mining operations and possible climate change impacts

Speaker

2:20 pm

Questions and answers

2:35 pm

SPEED NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

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

2:50 pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Participants should choose to attend session A, B OR C.

2:50 pm

BREAKOUT A: ENGAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Ways to engage proactively and inclusively with stakeholders and communities

  • Examples of engagement at watershed level
  • Transparency of information and shared planning

Speakers

2:50 pm

BREAKOUT B: STEWARDSHIP APPROACHES TO TREATMENT

  • Identifying opportunities for improving water recovery and treatment recycling in operations
  • Utilising treatment technology to achieve drinking water quality

Speakers

2:50 pm

BREAKOUT C: TECHNOLOGY & DATA

  • How technology and data are supporting water stewardship
  • Water innovation, digitalization and analytics

Speakers

  • Nadja Kunz

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

  • Yapo Alle-Ando

    Yapo Alle-Ando
    Manager, Water Stewardship - Teck Resources

3:50 pm

Grab a bite, network or meet the exhibitors

4:15 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

4:20 pm

LEGITIMACY, TRUST & REPORTING

4:20 pm

Water Reporting Guidance document: an update

  • Reporting of company water performance, material risks, opportunities and management responses
  • The benefits of utilising consistent industry metrics and recognised approaches

Speaker

4:35 pm

Reporting, transparency and decision-making

  • Building integrative water stewardship practices and decision-making
  • Managing increasing reporting demands and requirements
  • Transparency and accountability in reporting

Speakers

4:50 pm

Legitimacy, trust and reporting

  • The data analytics journey: tools, collection and reporting
  • Building stakeholder trust

Speaker

5:05 pm

Questions and answers

5:15 pm

Closing remarks 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

5:20 pm

SPEED NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

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

5:30 pm

Close of the Water Stewardship in Mining Conference 2021