UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF THE CUSTODIAN OF THE TWO HOLY MOSQUES KING SALMAN BIN ABDULAZIZ AL SAUD

Eventin Numbers

Attendees

5,000+

International Investors

200+

Mining Majors and Mining Corporates

150+

Countries

100+

Ministers and Government Officials

50+

2023 ForumTopics of Discussion

The world today
  • The region’s mineral development in a global context
  • The implications of war in Europe for future minerals supply, the energy transition and ESG
  • Navigating disruption: economic, environmental and political developments that will impact the region’s mineral industrialization
The Region
  • Future Minerals – outlook for critical minerals supply and demand creating resilient and responsible minerals value chains
  • New age of exploration – mineral hot spots; attracting exploration companies and investment to the region
  • Creating Centres of Excellence – translating discussion into action; geology; industrialization; sustainability; innovation and technology; and finance
Decarbonization and responsible supply
  • Renewable energy (solar, wind, hydrogen)
  • Traceability; accountability; and certification
  • Developing battery supply chains: capitalizing on the electrification revolution
  • Innovations for decarbonizing the footprint of a mine
Digital and new technology
  • Reimagining mining through innovation and application of latest digital and technological advances
  • Geotechnical engineering solutions for reducing negative impact of mineral production
  • The benefits and pitfalls if new technologies: cold they jeopardise mining’s social license
Communities, skills and the future workforce
  • A just transition; water; local content; and community relations
  • Creating the future mining workforce – diversity, skills development, current leadership and the next generation of leaders
  • Exploring the benefits of mineral development for local communities