Timings reflect Canadian Eastern Time (UTC/GMT-4)

28 September 2020

7:45 am

Event opens

7:50 am

Head to the BHP coffee area, speed network, or visit the exhibition booths

8:45 am

Welcome from Water in Mining 2020

8:50 am

UNITING THE INDUSTRY TO TACKLE ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES

8:50 am

Water management and recovery: doing more with less

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

Speaker

9:00 am

Moving towards water stewardship

  • SDG 6 – prioritization and measuring outcomes
  • Water Stewardship Maturity Model
  • Challenges and opportunities

Speakers

  • Briana Gunn

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

  • Claire Larner

    Claire Larner
    Director, External Relations - Newmont Mining

9:10 am

Water management is tailings management

  • Examining what level of water recovery is delivered by different equipment and solutions
  • As water recovery increases, how do tailings management challenges change?

Speaker

9:25 am

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

  • How can we better de-risk operations and manage water risks?
  • What are the current gaps preventing a more coordinated multi-sector approach to water stewardship?
  • How does SDG 6 link to your other priority SDGs?

Speakers

  • Blair	Douglas

    Blair Douglas
    Global Practice Lead Water Management - 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 Mining

  • Sandy Fabritz-Whitney

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

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

Grab a bite, network or meet the exhibitors

11:15 am

Welcome back

11:20 am

DE-RISKING WATER IN MINING

11:20 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

11:30 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

11:40 am

Building risks and opportunities into mine plans

  • Enhancing water in mining strategies

Speaker

11:50 am

Questions and answers

12:10 pm

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

12:30 pm

EXHIBITION ZONE – engage with new and existing partners and solutions

12:45 pm

Close of day 1