2021 Agenda: 6-7 October 2021



2021 JOBURG INDABA

6th - 7th October 2021

Online Edition

 

Conference Day One: Wednesday 6th October 2021

08:45 - 09:00     

Chairman's Welcome and Introduction

     Bernard Swanepoel


09:00 -  09:05

Session One introduction


     Dion Shango, PwC Africa CEO & Territory Senior Partner


 

09:05 - 09:35    

Session One
Creating the governance and policy environment for mining to flourish in South Africa

     

     Bobby Godsell In conversation with Dr Sydney Mufamadi and Nolitha Fakude, Chairperson, Management Board, Anglo American in South Africa; President, Minerals Council South Africa



09:35 -  09:50

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel & Dion Shango, PwC Africa CEO & Territory Senior Partner



09:55 - 10:25     

Session Two
Mining’s role in South Africa in building back a better future


     Rachael Bartels, Senior Managing Director, Accenture
     In conversation with Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive, Anglo American


10:25 - 10:40 

Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


10:45 -  11:25

Session Three
The changing geopolitics:  the new “cold war” for strategic minerals to fuel the energy transition


     Chair:  Fiona Perrott-Humphrey, Senior Adviser, Mining Team, Global Advisory, Rothschild & Co. London


     Brian Menell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, TechMet Ltd
     Richard Williams, Executive Chairman, Bunker Hill Mining and Director, Trevali Mining
     Stuart Brown, President and CEO, Mountain Province Diamonds


11:25 -  11:40

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


11:40 -  11:55

COMFORT BREAK


11:55 -  12:35

Session Four
Unpacking the ESG trends and how they impact on a shared vision for the mining industry


     Chair: Roger Baxter, Chief Executive, Minerals Council South Africa


     Nolitha Fakude, Chairperson, Management Board, Anglo American in South Africa; President, Minerals Council South Africa
     Tracey Davies, Executive Director, Just Share
     Chris Griffith, Chief Executive Officer, Gold Fields


12:35 -  12:50

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


12:50 -  13:20

LUNCH BREAK


13:20 -  14:00

Session Five
Capital allocation in a time of high profitability but huge uncertainty and social dissatisfaction


     Chair:  Sandra du Toit, Head of M&A, Africa, EY

     

     Tsundzukani Mhlanga, Finance Director, African Rainbow Minerals
     Riaan Koppeschaar, Director of Finance, Exxaro Resources
     Charl Keyter, Group Chief Financial Officer, Sibanye-Stillwater
     Hanré Rossouw, Chief Financial Officer, Royal Bafokeng Platinum

 

14:00 -  14:15 

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel 


14:20 -  15:00

 

Session Six
PGMs:  A vision for the future


     Chair:  Andries Rossouw, Director/Partner, PwC  

     Nico Muller, Chief Executive Officer, Impala Platinum
     Natascha Viljoen, Chief Executive Officer, Anglo American Platinum
     Neal Froneman, Chief Executive Officer, Sibanye-Stillwater
     Steve Phiri, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Bafokeng Platinum


15:00 -  15:15

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


15:15 -  15:30

COMFORT BREAK


15:30 -  16:50

Session Seven
Bulk Commodities:  A vision for future growth and development

     Chair:  Vusi Mpofu, Sector Lead: Mining & Chemicals, Nedbank CIB

 

15:30 -  15:40

Themba Mkhwanazi, Chief Executive Officer, Kumba Iron Ore


15:40 -  15:50

André Joubert, Chief Executive, Ferrous Division, African Rainbow Minerals


15:50 -  16:00

July Ndlovu, Chief Executive Officer, Thungela Resources


16:00 -  16:20

Followed by a panel discussion 

 

16:20 -  16:35

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


16:40 -  17:10

Keynote Address
Transnet’s Vision, Strategy and Partnership Model


     Portia Derby, Group CEO, Transnet SOC Ltd


17:10 -  17:25

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


17:30

Close of Day One


 

 

Conference Day Two:  Thursday 7th  October 2021


08:45 - 09:00     

Chairman’s Welcome and Introduction

     Bernard Swanepoel


09:00 -  09:30   

Opening Ministerial Keynote Address
     

     Honourable Minister Gwede Mantashe, Department of Mineral Resources and Energy of South Africa

 

09:30 -  09:45

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


09:50 -  10:20 

Session One
International Investors:  The prospects for the mining sector going forward 



     Chair:  Fiona Perrott-Humphrey, Senior Adviser, Mining Team, Global Advisory, Rothschild & Co. London


     Brett Beatty, Partner and Head of Australia, Resource Capital Funds
     Olivia Markham, Managing Director, Natural Resources, BlackRock
     Mick McMullen, CEO, Metals Acquisition



10:20 -  10:35

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


10:40 -  11:10

Session Two:
Gold mining in Africa – is it a sunrise or sunset industry?


     Chair: Praveen Baijnath, Chief Executive, Rand Refinery


     Peter Steenkamp, Chief Executive Officer, Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
     Chris Griffith, Chief Executive Officer, Gold Fields

 

11:10 -  11:25

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


11:25 -  11:35

COMFORT BREAK 


11:35 -  12:05

Session Three:
Keynote Address
Eskom’s perspective on the current and future energy mix in South Africa


     André de Ruyter, Group Chief Executive, Eskom Holdings SOC Limited


12:05 -  12:20

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


12:25 -  13:05

Session Four
South Africa’s transition away from coal to a low-carbon economy – what are the risks and opportunities?


     Chair: Paul O'Flaherty, EY-Parthenon Leader, Africa

     Lucky Kgatle, Senior Vice President, Sasol Mining
     Mike Teke, Chief Executive Officer, Seriti Resources
     Lebogang Mulaisi, Labour Market Policy Coordinator, COSATU; Commissioner, Presidential Commission on Climate Change
     Joanne Yawitch, Chief Executive Officer, National Business Initiative (NBI); Commissioner, Presidential Commission on Climate Change


13:05 -  13:20

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


13:20 -  13:45

LUNCH BREAK


13:45 -  13:55

Session Five
Diversity, gender equality and inclusion of women: are we making progress?



     Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Founder, Umlambo Foundation


 

13:55 -  14:25

followed by a panel discussion
What are the governance issues of importance to mining?

 

     Chair: Sandra Burmeister, Regional President Africa, N2Growth


     Lee-Ann Samuel, Group Executive: People, Impala Platinum
     Justice Nkosi, Vice President, Human Resources, Sasol Mining

 

 

14:25 -  14:40

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


14:45 -  15:15

Session Six
Mining’s impact on the environment


     Bernard Swanepoel in conversation with
     Nhlanhla Sibisi, Climate and Energy Campaigner, Greenpeace Africa



15:15 -   15:25

COMFORT BREAK 


15:25 -  15:35

 

Session Seven
The role of the mining industry in re-capacitating South African society

     Jay Naidoo, Board Member, Mo Ibrahim Foundation


15:35 -  16:05

 

Followed by a panel discussion
What are the social metrics of importance for mining?



     Chair:  Frans Baleni, Director, F11 Consulting

     Mpumi Zikalala, Managing Director, De Beers Group Managed Operations
     Jay Naidoo, Board Member, Mo Ibrahim Foundation
     Mashego Mashego, Executive Director: Stakeholder Relations and Corporate Affairs,Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited



16:05 - 16:20  

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel & Kgomotso Lebele, Resources, Health & Public Service Growth Lead and Managing Director, Accenture South Africa


16:25 -  16:35

Session Eight
How are mining companies embedding ESG into their corporate DNA and strategy?

 
     Anik Michaud, Group Director - Corporate Relations and Sustainable Impact, Anglo American



16:35 -  17:05

 

followed by a panel discussion

     Chair:  Jayne Mammatt, Partner/Director - Sustainability and Climate Change, PwC

     Anik Michaud, Group Director - Corporate Relations and Sustainable Impact, Anglo American
     Keith Scott, Chief Executive Officer, Fraser Alexander
     Mzila Mthenjane, Executive Head: Stakeholder Affairs, Exxaro Resources 



17:05 -  17:20

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


17:20 - 
17:25

 

Closing Remarks and end of conference


  

* Please Note this is not the final programme and Resources for Africa reserves the right to alter the content and timings of this programme

 

 

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