Conference Highlights

Conference Highlights

POWERING THE MINES

The race for sustainable power supply: Progress reports from current and upcoming projects.
Off grid: Diversifying the energy mix and relooking at DRC operating models to maximise local production

OPENING KEYNOTE

Collaboration to build a resilient and sustainable mining industry in the DRC

JUNIOR MINING FORUM

What is the role of junior mining in the transition to decarbonisation?
What commodities should you look at
How do you build a sustainable financial roadmap (how to finance and with whom?)

PROMOTING TRADE WITH THE DRC

Beyond borders: Increasing intra-regional and international trade with the DRC
The impact and the contribution of regional and international presence in the DRC
Trade zones & agreements: A look at AFTCA, SADEC & The Great Lake region 

FINANCE AND INVESTMENT

Financing the sector: What options for local companies?
What are financiers looking at before feeding capital into a new venture?
How do financial institutions such as banks and equity lenders play a role in mining finance?

EXCLUSIVE SESSIONS

WOMEN IN MINING
CEO ROUNDTABLE

SMART MINING

Rethinking operating models and management systems, using technology and data to rebuild the mining sector.
The role of technology to promote green mining and facilitate ESG compliance.
The Internet of Things: From utopia to implementation.

GOING GREENER – SDGs ON THE MAP

Battery metals: Is the DRC ready to harness the green transition?
The importance of responsible and ethically produced green metals.
The role of the artisanal and small-scale mining sector as a catalyst to harness resources.

ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE

How would an ethic and compliance program looks like in the mining sector in DRC?
Modus operendi : How to implement it at all levels of the mining sector in the DRC and hope to obtain expected results? 
What steps  DRC has taken to meet the standard for global responsible supply chains of minerals?

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