Timings reflect Eastern Time

28 September 2020

7:30 am

Exhibition opens

8:15 am

Welcome from Water in Mining 2020

8:25 am

UNITING THE INDUSTRY TO TACKLE ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES

8:25 am

Water management and recovery: doing more with less

  • Minimizing water use and increasing efficiency
  • Mitigating climate change impacts
  • Dewatering of mines

Speaker

8:35 am

Progress of SDG6 in the mining industry in 2020

  • How far have we come in ensuring sustainable management of water?
  • What further collaboration is needed?

Speaker

  • Briana Gunn

    Briana Gunn
    Director, Environmental Affairs Sustainability & External Relations - Newmont Goldcorp

8:45 am

Panel discussion, live poll and questions: uniting the industry to tackle water risk

  • How can we better de-risk operations?
  • Adopting new technology: what are the financial barriers?
  • Dealing with water management failures

Speakers

  • Blair	Douglas

    Blair Douglas
    Head of Water - BHP

  • Lora Field

    Lora Field
    Team Leader - Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

  • Briana Gunn

    Briana Gunn
    Director, Environmental Affairs Sustainability & External Relations - Newmont Goldcorp

  • Sandy Fabritz-Whitney

    Sandy Fabritz-Whitney
    Director of Water Strategy - Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

9:15 am

Breakout session: meet the speakers

10:00 am

SPEED NETWORKING – meet and interact with your peers face-to-face

10:15 am

EXHIBITION ZONE – engage with new and existing partners and solutions

10:30 am

Take a break

11:15 am

Welcome back

11:25 am

DE-RISKING WATER IN MINING

11:25 am

A global water risk assessment of the mining sector

  • Reviewing global data on water in mining risk
  • Dealing with climate-related financial exposure

Speaker

11:40 am

Mitigating mine water risks through strategic water stewardship

  • Evolving perspectives on water-related risks from diverse stakeholders
  • Strategies for risk mitigation
  • Future trends in mining: climate variability, technological innovation and water security

Speaker

  • Nadja Kunz

    Nadja Kunz
    Canada Research Chair in Mine Water Management and Stewardship - University of British Columbia

11:55 am

Building risks and opportunities into mine plans

  • Enhancing water in mining strategies

Speaker

12:10 pm

Live polling, questions and answers

12:25 pm

SPEED NETWORKING – meet and interact with your peers face-to-face

12:45 pm

EXHIBITION ZONE – engage with new and existing partners and solutions

1:00 pm

Close of day 1