09:30 - 10:30 (BST)
KEYNOTE SESSION
Impact of Covid-19 on Mining Industry in Europe

The coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic has caused global stock markets to drop, commodity prices to tumble and mine production outputs globally to take severe hits. The session will provide an outlook of the current state of the regional mining industry and offer a view of post- COVID-19 domestic and international developments. 


Moderator
Tim Buisseret
Country Director
Department for International Trade


Speakers
09:30
The EU, Covid19 and the mining sector

Marcin Sadowski
Head of Sector – Raw Materials
European Commission – EASME


09:45
Importance of Mining within the UK’s Clean Growth Strategy

Richlove Mensah
Regional Director, Central and Eastern Europe
Department for International Trade


10:00
"COVID19 impact to mining industry: view from Canada"

Kati Csaba
Ambassador to Serbia, Montenegro and North Macedonia
Canadian Embassy


10:15
Panel discussion




11:00 - 13:00 (BST)
MINING HOTSPOTS SESSION
Central and Eastern Europe


Summary:

Online platform for the mining industry, investors, and governments to provide an update on regional exploration, mining, and business potential.

Sponsor:

11:00 – 13:00 MINING HOTSPOTS: CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE
   
11:00 – 11:45 PROJECT AND COMPANY PRESENTATIONS
 
11:45 – 12:00 SESSION KEYNOTES
   
12:30 – 13:00 PANEL DISCUSSION: IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON MINING INDUSTRY IN CEE EUROPE

Moderator
Richard Oldcorn
Managing Director
SRK Consulting (UK)


Speakers
11:00
Introduction to Central Asia Metals


11:15
Delivering a World Class Project

Paul Cronin
Managing Director and CEO
Adriatic Metals


11:30
Europe's COVID-19 Wake-up call: The Key Role of the CEE Region in the Mining and Minerals Recovery Plan Strategy


11:45
Leadership in Crisis

Sir Richard Shirreff
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Strategia Worldwide


12:00
Minerals exploration and mining in Serbia: law and government policies

Dr Milan Parivodić
Managing Partner
Parivodić Advokati / Lawyers




Panellists
Teo Dechev
President, CEO and Director
Mundoro Capital


Nigel Robinson
CEO
Central Asia Metals


Paul Cronin
Managing Director and CEO
Adriatic Metals



Sir Richard Shirreff
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Strategia Worldwide


Dr Milan Parivodić
Managing Partner
Parivodić Advokati / Lawyers


13:30 - 15:00 (BST)
PLENARY SESSION
Present and Future of Metals and Mine Financing

13:30 – 15:00 PLENARY SESSION: PRESENT AND FUTURE OF METALS AND MINE FINANCING
   
Summary: Following the global commodities crash in 2011/2012 creative alternative solutions for raising cash became available in the junior mining sector replacing traditional platforms. In 2020 virus-precipitated unprecedented economic downturn is causing severe disruption to global commodity and financial markets, which raises the question of funding for exploration and mining in Europe. Investors and professional advisors will examine the current state of the financial market and discuss new alternative financing for the mining industry in the current climate. 
   
13:30 – 14:00 COMMODITY MARKETS UPDATE
   
14:00 – 14:30 FINANCIAL AND CAPITAL MARKETS UPDATE
 
14:30 – 15:00 PANEL DISCUSSION: ALTERNATIVE FINANCING FOR MINING INDUSTRY IN THE CURRENT CLIMATE

Moderator
Ros Lund
Mining Specialist
Department for International Trade


Speakers
13:30
New Energy Vehicles & Electric Vehicles Impact on Metals


13:40
Impacts and implications of Covid-19 on commodity markets: a scenario analysis

Benjamin Jones
Managing Consultant
CRU Group


13:50
Technical update on gold and silver

Florian Grummes
Managing Director and Founder
Midas Touch Consulting


14:00
Will EBRD be able to fund new projects in the next 6-12 months and what will be funding / investment criteria ?

Huw Williams
Associate Director – Equity
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development


14:10
Equity finance in the post corona world

Graham Dallas
Head of International Business Development EMEA
Toronto Stock Exchange


14:20
London Stock Exchange’s listed issuers turn to capital markets in Q1 2020 amid uncertainty

Ayuna Nechaeva
Head of Europe, Primary Markets
London Stock Exchange Group




Panellists

Ayuna Nechaeva
Head of Europe, Primary Markets
London Stock Exchange Group


Graham Dallas
Head of International Business Development EMEA
Toronto Stock Exchange


Angelos Damaskos
Chief Executive Officer
Sector Investment Managers


15:30 - 17:00 (BST)
TECHNICAL SESSION
Showcase of R&D projects and technologies aimed at improving mining efficiency


Moderator
Chris Bray
Principal Mining Consultant
SRK Consulting (UK)


Speakers
15:30
VentSim Control - Improve production, blast-clearing times, energy savings, and, most importantly, increased safety for underground workers.

Pavel Bartak
Mechanical Engineer
Howden


15:45
Our Digital Journey - Continental Conveying Solutions


16:00
How data changed the world - and then mining

Mirko Liebetrau
Chief Sales Officer
talpasolutions


16:15
Remote Mining Assistance

Jurgen Fuykschot
Principal Consultant (Mining)
SRK Consulting (UK)


16:30
Evaluation of Red Mud Tailings in the ESEE region and of the extraction of heavy minerals containing REE and other valuable metals

Ana Mladenovic
Head of Laboratory for Stone, Aggregate and Recycled Materials
Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute


16:45
Launch of the Network under EIT RawMaterials Regional Center Kosice

Tomas Pavlik
Director of EIT RawMaterials Regional Center Kosice
Technical University of Kosice




Pavel Bartak

Mechanical Engineer
Howden

Speaker Profile

Rama Ayman

CEO
MMG Capital

Speaker Profile

Chris Bray

Principal Mining Consultant
SRK Consulting (UK)

Speaker Profile

Tim Buisseret

Country Director
Department for International Trade

Speaker Profile

Jeffrey Christian

Managing Partner
CPM Group

Speaker Profile

Paul Cronin

Managing Director and CEO
Adriatic Metals

Speaker Profile

Kati Csaba

Ambassador to Serbia, Montenegro and North Macedonia
Canadian Embassy

Speaker Profile

Graham Dallas

Head of International Business Development EMEA
Toronto Stock Exchange

Speaker Profile

Angelos Damaskos

Chief Executive Officer
Sector Investment Managers

Speaker Profile

Teo Dechev

President, CEO and Director
Mundoro Capital

Speaker Profile

Jurgen Fuykschot

Principal Consultant (Mining)
SRK Consulting (UK)

Speaker Profile

Florian Grummes

Managing Director and Founder
Midas Touch Consulting

Speaker Profile

Benjamin Jones

Managing Consultant
CRU Group

Speaker Profile

Mirko Liebetrau

Chief Sales Officer
talpasolutions

Speaker Profile

Ros Lund

Mining Specialist
Department for International Trade

Speaker Profile

Richlove Mensah

Regional Director, Central and Eastern Europe
Department for International Trade

Speaker Profile

Ana Mladenovic

Head of Laboratory for Stone, Aggregate and Recycled Materials
Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute

Speaker Profile

Ayuna Nechaeva

Head of Europe, Primary Markets
London Stock Exchange Group

Speaker Profile

Thomas Neumann

Managing Director
Artel.Pro

Speaker Profile

Richard Oldcorn

Managing Director
SRK Consulting (UK)

Speaker Profile

Dr Milan Parivodić

Managing Partner
Parivodić Advokati / Lawyers

Speaker Profile

Tomas Pavlik

Director of EIT RawMaterials Regional Center Kosice
Technical University of Kosice

Speaker Profile

Nigel Robinson

CEO
Central Asia Metals

Speaker Profile

Marcin Sadowski

Head of Sector – Raw Materials
European Commission – EASME

Speaker Profile

Sir Richard Shirreff

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Strategia Worldwide

Speaker Profile

Stefan Stoev

CEO
MINEX Group

Speaker Profile

Huw Williams

Associate Director – Equity
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Speaker Profile

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