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**The timing displayed is in Chile Time Zone

15:00 - 16:00
Panel discussion: The new era of copper market digitisation

There is a large need for digitisation in the copper industry, which has become even more urgent with the rising pressure on suppliers and their customers, and especially their operations teams. The work and risk mitigation is becoming so information intensive that it is of critical importance that sales and procurement operations teams in the copper supply chains get the tools to step into the 21st century.  In this panel discussion, the Minehub and Waybridge team are engaging in a conversation with their key customers to share the drivers behind their digitisation efforts including Codelco, Southwire and Sumitomo Corporation to share the drivers behind their digitisation efforts.

9:10 - 9:30
Keynote presentation - Chilean Minister of Mines

Minister Marcela Hernando Pérez, Minister of Mines, Ministry of Mining, Government of Chile

9:30 - 11:00
Keynote panel discussion - Framing the outlook

  • What to expect for the Copper market in China for the rest of 2023
  • Assessing the impact of the operating environment such as social unrest, strikes, falling ore grades and water availability on the mine supply outlook
  • How will the supply gap be closed over coming years?
  • How will the industry continue to raise the bar for ESG?
  • How do you think the war in Ukraine and the energy crunch will affect the commodity markets and the green transition?   
  • What are investor expectations around how copper is mined and how will the large greenfield projects necessary to meet demand from the global energy transition get financed?

André Sougarret, Chief Executive Officer, Codelco
Ivan Arriagada, Chief Executive Officer , Antofagasta PLC
Ragnar Udd, President Minerals Americas, BHP
Bold Baatar, Chief Executive, Copper, Rio Tinto
Jonathan Price, Chief Executive Officer , Teck
Jeremy Weir, Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Trafigura
Vanessa Davidson, Director of Copper Research and Strategy, CRU

11:30 - 12:45
Panel discussion - What role will technology and innovation play in supporting sustainable production, unlocking new supply and reducing mining and project costs?

Ailie MacAdam, President, Mining & Metals, Bechtel
Joshua Meyer, Service Business Line President, FLSmidth
Simon Yacoub, Vice President – Resources Sector Lead, Americas, Worley
Vanessa Torres, Chief Technical Officer, South32

12:45 - 13:00
Powering energy transition through working capital

Energy Transition will require all parts of the capital structure to play a part; how can this be delivered efficiently and globally?
Tristan Attenborough, Managing Director Global Industry Head for Energy, Power, Renewables, and Metals & Mining, J.P. Morgan Payments

14:30 - 15:30
Panel discussion - ICA focus on substitution

Ernest Scheyder, Ernest Scheyder Mining and Future Energy Correspondent, Reuters
Krisztina Kalman-Schueler, Managing Partner, DMM Advisory Group
Francisco Acuña, Principal Consultant, CRU
Richard Xu, Regional Director, Asia, ICA Asia

16:00 - 16:20
The supplier's footprint tool

Eric Medel, Senior Analyst, Base Metals Costs & Emissions, CRU
Roberto Lecaros, Director, Aprimin

16:20 - 17:00
Panel discussion - Gold, molybdenum and sulphuric acid

  • Analyzing the global sulphuric acid supply/gap balance
  • What is the outlook for the molybdenum and global gold and silver market?
  • What is the effect of Copper belt cobalt mining on copper production

Peter Harrisson, Head of Sulphur & Sulphuric Acid Analysis, CRU
Will Tankard, Principal Analyst, Base Metals , CRU

9:05 - 10:15
Keynote session

Simon Morris, Head of Base Metals, CRU
Roland Harings, CEO, Aurubis
Kurt Breischaft, President, SDI LaFarga COPPERWORKS
Victor Gobitz, Chief Executive Officer, Antamina
Clayton Walker, Chief Operating Officer, Copper, Rio Tinto

10:15 - 11:00
Panel discussion - Approaching net-zero what does it mean for copper?

  • What does the EV revolution mean for copper demand to 2050
  • Appraising the demand related to solar and wind installations and other renewable energy projects
  • Sustainability linked finance

Jessica Fung, Head Strategist , Pala Investments
Panos Kotseras, Head of Base Metals Demand & Markets , CRU
Michèle Brulhart, Executive Director, The Copper Mark
Alice Lim, Assistant Vice President, Sustainability , LME

11:30 - 11:50
Chinese market outlook

  • Reviewing 2023 Chinese economic data publications
  • Current Macroeconomic Situation in China and long term growth prospects
  • Impact of short terms global pressures on the Chinese economy
  • Understanding copper consumption in key demand areas
  • Chinese refined copper imports

Jinny Yan, Chief China Economist, ICBC Standard Bank

11:50 - 13:30
Market outlook panel discussion

  • Outlook for Russian metal deliveries to Europe
  • Review and outlook for exchange inventories, Chinese S/D, imports and supply
  • Outlook for key regional premiums
  • How much of an impact will the slowing construction sector in the US and Europe have on Copper?
  • Examining the outlook for standard, complex concentrates and TC/RCs
  • Scrap, substitution and thrifting – the threats to refined copper consumption beyond 2030

Alice Fox, Associate Director, Commodities Strategy, Macquarie
Duncan Hobbs, Research Manager, Concord Resources Ltd
Graeme Train, Head of Metals and Minerals Research, Trafigura Pte Ltd.
Nicholas Snowdon, Metals Strategist, Goldman Sachs
Vivienne Lloyd, Head of Base Metals Research, Open Mineral
Erik Heimlich, Head of Base Metals Supply, CRU
Robert Edwards, Managing Consultant, CRU

**The timing displayed is in Chile Time Zone