Agenda 7-8 October 2020

2020 JOBURG INDABA

7th – 8th October 2020

Online Edition

 

Conference Day One: Wednesday 7th October 2020

 

09:00- 09:15  

Chairman's Welcome and Introduction to “Technology for Dummies”

     Bernard Swanepoel


09:15- 09:45    

Opening Keynote Address

     Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive, Anglo American


09:45- 10:00

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


10:05- 10:45     

Session One:
What is the outlook for the world economy, commodity markets, the South African economy and the mining industry? 
How should the South African economy and mining industry be reset?  

     Chair:   Sandile Zungu, Chairman, Zungu Investments Co.


     Roger Baxter, Chief Executive, Minerals Council South Africa
     Dr Martyn Davies, Managing Director, Emerging Markets & Africa, Deloitte
     Claude Baissac, Chief Executive Officer, Eunomix


 

10:45- 11:00 

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


11:00- 11:15

(COMFORT BREAK)


11:15- 11:20

Session Introduction: “Technology for Dummies” by Bernard Swanepoel


11:20- 12:05

Session Two:
Life after Covid-19 for mining companies: What has been the impact of the pandemic?  
What does the future look like?

     Chair:   Advocate Thandi Orleyn, Chair, Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd and Chair, BPSA

     Neal Froneman, Chief Executive Officer, Sibanye-Stillwater
     Peter Steenkamp, Chief Executive Officer, Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
     Mike Teke, Chief Executive Officer, Seriti Resources
     Mpumi Zikalala, Managing Director, De Beers Group Managed Operations
     Christine Ramon, Interim Chief Executive Officer, AngloGold Ashanti


12:05-12:20

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


12:25- 12:45

Keynote Address
Health and Safety: Industry response to Covid-19


     Mxolisi Mgojo, President, Minerals Council South Africa and CEO, Exxaro Resources


12:45- 13:00

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel 


13:00- 13:30

(LUNCH BREAK)


13:30- 13:35 

Session Introduction: “Technology for Dummies” by Bernard Swanepoel


13:05

Session Three:
Resetting bulk Commodities 


     Chair:   Andries Rossouw, Partner, PwC South Africa


13:35- 13:55

 

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


13:55- 14:05

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


14:05 - 14:45 Panel Discussion: 
The Northern Cape:  a new frontier in mining?


     Thembelani Gantsho, Chief Executive Officer, Kudumane Manganese Resources
     Errol Smart, Managing Director and CEO, Orion Minerals
     Mosa Mabuza, Chief Executive Officer, Council for Geosciences
     Laxman Shekhawat, Head of Business Development, Vedanta Zinc International
     Glen McGavigan, Executive Head of Technical and Projects, Kumba Iron Ore


14:45- 15:00  Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


15:00-15:15 (COMFORT BREAK) 


15:15-15:20 Session Introduction: “Technology for Dummies” by Bernard Swanepoel


15:20 -16:15

Session Four:
Capital Allocation in the 'new normal'



     Chair:   Olivia Markham, Managing Director, Natural Resources, BlackRock


15:20 - 15:35

Mike Fraser, Chief Operating Officer, South32


15:35 - 16:15

Followed by a Panel Discussion
Challenges and opportunities for Capital Allocation in the new normal


     Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan (Venkat)
     Boipelo Lekubo, Chief Financial Officer, Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
     Jongisa Magagula, Executive Director, Investor Relations and New Business Development, African Rainbow Minerals
     Charl Keyter, Group Chief Financial Officer, Sibanye-Stillwater



16:15 - 16:30  Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


16:35 - 17:10

Session Five:
The PGMs Industry: 
In Conversation with: Natascha Viljoen and Nico Muller



     Natascha Viljoen                                             Nico Muller

     CEO, Anglo American Platinum                            CEO, Impala Platinum

 

     Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


17:15 - 17:45

Keynote Address
Gold in 2020 and beyond:  A global perspective

     Mark Bristow
     President and Chief Executive Officer, Barrick Gold Corporation


17:45 - 18:00

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


18:00

Close of day one 


 

 Conference Day Two:  Thursday 8th  October 2020

 

09:00- 09:15     

Chairman’s Welcome and Introduction to “Technology for Dummies”

     Bernard Swanepoel



09:15- 09:45      

Opening Ministerial Keynote Address

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



09:45 -  10:00

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


10:05- 10:50 

Keynote Speaker

     In Conversation with:    Sir Mick Davis

     South African Resources Legend Sir Mick Davis in conversation with
     Fiona Perrott-Humphrey, Senior Adviser, Mining Team, Global Advisory,Rothschild & Co. London


10:50-11:05

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


11:05- 11:20

(COMFORT BREAK)


11:20- 11:25

Session Introduction: “Technology for Dummies” by Bernard Swanepoel 


11:25- 12:10

Session One:
How are companies responding to an increased focus on ESG and Corporate Governance?


     Chair:   Nolitha Fakude, Chairperson, Management Board, Anglo American in South Africa

     Peter Davey, Independent Non-Executive Director, Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd
     Deshnee Naidoo, Mining Executive and former CEO, Vedanta Zinc International
     Claire McMaster, Executive Head: Human Resources, Fraser Alexander
     Robin Bolton, Executive: Sustainability, IsoMetrix



12:10- 12:25

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


12:30- 13:15

Session Two
International Investors’ perspectives in the new economy


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

     Charl P. de M. Malan, Senior Metals & Mining Analyst, Van Eck (New York)
     Douglas Upton, Investment Analyst & Partner, Capital Global (London)
     George Cheveley, Portfolio Manager, Ninety One (London)


13:15- 13:30

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


13:30- 14:00 

(LUNCH BREAK)


14:00- 14:05

Session Introduction: “Technology for Dummies” by Bernard Swanepoel 


14:05- 14:30

Keynote address:
Eskom’s current strategy and future plans


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


14:30- 14:45

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


14:50- 15:10

Keynote Address:
The Mining Industry and the Environment:  what needs to change now?


     Professor Bob Scholes, 
Director: Global Change Institute, Wits University


15:10- 15:20

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


15:20- 15:35

(COMFORT BREAK)


15:35-   15:40

Session Introduction: “Technology for Dummies” by Bernard Swanepoel


15:40-   16:15

Session Three:
What is the outlook for energy supply, the coal mining industry and the ‘just transition’ towards cleaner energy sources?


     Chair:   Lullu Krugel, Chief Economist, PwC 

     Lucky Kgatle, Senior Vice President, Sasol Mining
     July Ndlovu, Chief Executive Officer, Anglo American Coal South Africa
     Dr Nombasa Tsengwa, Executive Head, Coal Operations, Exxaro Resources
     Mpumelelo Mkhabela,  Chairman, Menar 


16:15 - 16:30

Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


16:35 - 17:30 Session Four:
Modernisation:  Digital transformation, Innovation and 4IR
How do we move into the 21st Century?


     Chair:   Alistair Hodgkinson, Executive Vice President, Projects, DRA Global


16:35 - 16:50 Eric Croeser, Managing Director, Accenture


16:50 - 17:30

Panel Discussion:



     Arjen de Bruin, Managing Director, OIM Consulting
     Bongi Ntsoelengoe, Cluster Executive Manager, Mining, CSIR
     Alex Fenn, Head of Technology and Innovation, Sibanye-Stillwater
     Zandile Cindi,Senior Manager (Resources), Accenture 


17:30 - 17:45 Audience Q&A led by Bernard Swanepoel


17:45 End of Day Two


 

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