Agenda

09:35
Panel discussion: The policy framework

  • Outlook for energy and carbon policy post Paris
  • A downstream perspective in Europe
  • Energy costs and water access in South America
  • Environment, carbon leakage and trade policy – a missing nexus?

Anthony Laub, Partner, L&Q
Nicola Boregaard, General Manager, EBP Chile
Ben Jones, Managing Consultant, CRU

11:05
Firside Chat - Rio Tinto's approach to ESG



Arnaud Soirat, Chief Executive, Copper & Diamonds,, Rio Tinto

11:20
Panel discussion: Environmental strategy & portfolio decisions

  • Stranded assets and portfolio risks
  • How do investors perceive risks in the mining sector?
  • How can these be mitigated through strategy and portfolio decisions?
  • Opportunities from sustainable finance


Ignacio Del Río, Partner, Director, General Manager, Mineria Activa
Martin Valdes, Partner, Managing Director, Latin America, Resource Capital Funds

12:25
Panel discussion: Sustainable value chains in copper

  • To what extent will responsible sourcing and supply chain transparency grow as a key consumers requisite
  • Introducing the copper mark responsible production initiative
  • Challenges to monitoring mining’s C02 footprint

Matthew Chamberlain, CEO, London Metal Exchange
Michelle Brulhart, Executive Director from The Copper Mark, ICA

14:35
Panel discussion - ESG Challenges in mining

  • EIA''s under revision
  • Community and indigenous consultations as enabler of exploration and mining
  • Climate change regulation
  • Mining and Social License

Joe Bormann, Managing Director, Deputy Regional Group Head, Fitch Ratings

16:05
Panel discussion: Increasing deployment of clean tech, renewables and environmentally friendly infrastructure

  • Clean energy generation, storage and supply for the mining sector
  • The move to alternative sources for water
  • Operating in the renewable energy generation

Axel Leveque, CEO, Engie

14:30
Workshop - Copper demand

  • Climate based retro-fitting in the built environment
  • Energy efficiency and achieving the 3% scenario
  • Opportunities in EV motors
  • Positive substitution for copper
  • The Copper Mark update

  • Ernest Scheyder, Mining and Future Energy Correspondent, Reuters
    Richard Collins, Technology Analyst, IDTechEx
    Michelle Brulhart, Executive Director from The Copper Mark, ICA
    Anette Meyer Holley, Business Manager, BSRIA
    Sasha Wedekind, Research Analyst, Guidehouse
    Krisztina Kalman-Schueler, Managing Partner, DMM Advisory Group
    Luis Gerard, President, Frigus Bohn, Bohn de Mexico

    09:30
    Keynote panel discussion – Creating social value

    The role that the mining industry must take in creating social value is one of the key challenges of the coming decade.  The evolution is a challenging shift at a company level and even more challenging at an industry level. How will the mining industry solve the strategic complexities involved in this shift?


    Octavio Araneda, CEO, Codelco
    Aaron Puna, Executive President, Chile, Anglo American
    Harry Conger, President & Chief Operating Officer - Americas, Freeport-McMoRan
    Jorge Gómez, Executive President, Minera Collahuasi
    Diego Hernández, President, Sonami
    Ivan Arriagada, Group CEO, Antofagasta

    10:40
    CRU’s copper market outlook

    Vanessa Davidson, Director of Copper Research and Strategy, CRU

    11:50
    Mining in the future – – Automation and technology revolution and its impact in labour and license to operate

    • The role of technology in improving mining’s cost structure
    • Leveraging technology to improve key project parameters
    • Exploring the impact of technology on employment
    • Window of opportunity for economic transformation in mining countries




    Fernando Lucchini, Director Ejecutivo, Alta Ley
    Hernán Araneda, Gerente, Centro de Desarrollo Humano, Fundacion Chile

    15:00
    Panel discussion – Copper demand

    • Climate based retro-fitting in the built environment
    • Energy efficiency and achieving the 3% scenario
    • Opportunities in EV motors
    • Positive substitution for copper
    • The Copper Mark update

    Ernest Scheyder, Mining and Future Energy Correspondent, Reuters
    Richard Collins, Technology Analyst, IDTechEx
    Michelle Brulhart, Executive Director from The Copper Mark, ICA
    Anette Meyer Holley, Business Manager, BSRIA
    Sasha Wedekind, Research Analyst, Guidehouse
    Krisztina Kalman-Schueler, Managing Partner, DMM Advisory Group
    Luis Gerard, President, Frigus Bohn, Bohn de Mexico

    08:00
    Chile – An economic and social perspective

    • What is the story of Chile’s economic development? And how important is the copper industry to Chile relative to other economies in Latam?
    • What social issues led us the disruption we see today?
    • How is the crisis in Chile likely to play out?
      • Good case
      • Bad case
    • How will these cases affect the economy?
    • How will these cases affect the copper business?


    Moderator:
    Alejandra Wood, Executive Director, CESCO
    Jumana Saleheen, Chief Economist, CRU

    10:20
    Panel discussion – International copper scrap trade and developments

    • Will China adopt international definitions for copper scrap or will copper scrap continue to be impacted?
    • What impact will China’s ban on all ‘solid waste’ products by the end of 2020 have on market refined copper and concentrates balances? 
    • Will China surprise on the upside with the growth of the domestic supply chain?
    • Examining the drivers of scrap consumption in other key markets, who stands to benefit from higher availability of copper scrap?
    • What share of domestic copper scrap in producing markets can be diverted from export streams to domestic processing? To what extent will processors invest in new processing equipment and what impact could this have?

    Paul White, Secretary-General, International Copper Study Group (ICSG)
    Michael Lion, President, Lion Consulting and Everwell Resources Ltd

    11:50
    Market and price outlook

    • Chinese copper demand
    • Liquidity and the implication for global growth
    • US elections and potential trade scenarios
    • Copper supply outlook
    • Electric vehicles and copper demand

    Emil Kalinowski, Manager, Metals Market Research, Wheaton Precious Metals International
    Silvana Habib, President, Agencia Nacional de Minería de Colombia
    Duncan Hobbs, Research Manager, Concord Resources Ltd