Day 1
06 Nov 2018
Day 2
07 Nov 2018
Day 3
08 Nov 2018
Day 4
09 Nov 2018

OPENING CEREMONY

08:30 Welcome remarks and keynote addresses from governments entities

  • Welcome Speech from the Organising Committee by Dr Rokhaya SAMBA DIENE, Director of Prospection and Mining Promotion
  • Speech from the Honorary Invited Country, by Hon. Ms Leslie NORTON, Assistant Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Canada
  • Handing out of prizes for the Ackatton Min’Ovation 2018
  • Opening Speech by His Excellency Mr. Macky SALL, President of the Republic of Senegal
H.E. Macky Sall
10:30

Coffee break

HIGH LEVEL PANEL: Geology & Mining Factors of Social Progress & Employment in an Emerging Senegal

11:00 GRAND AMPHITHEATRE

Moderator: Dr Moussa SYLLA, President of the Scientific Committee

  • Hon. Oumarou IDANI, Minister of Mines and Quarries, Burkina Faso
  • Hon. Jean-Claude KOUASSI, Minister of Mines & Geology, Cote d’Ivoire
  • Hon. António Serifo EMBALO, Minister of Energy, Industry and Natural Resources, Guinea Bissau
  • Hon. Aziz RABBAH, Minister of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, Morocco
  • Hon. Hassane Barazé MOUSSA, Minister of Mines, Niger
  • Hon. Madame Aïssatou Sophie GLADIMA, Minister of Mines and Geology, Senegal
  • Hon. Ms Lise FILIATRAULT, Ambassador, Canada in Senegal
  • Abdou Aziz SY, President, Chamber of Mines, Senegal
Cheikh Biteye
Hon. Aziz RABBAH
Cherif Sow
Hon. Jean- Claude Kouassi
Hon. António Serifo Embaló
Abdou Aziz Sy
Dr Moussa Sylla
12:30

Networking lunch

SESSION 1: HUMAN CAPITAL AND MINING

Moderator: Hon. Mamadou TALLA, Minister of Professional T aining, Apprenticeship and Artisanal

Intrоductory Speech

  • Ousmane CISSE, Director of Mines & Geology, Republic of Senegal
  • Dr Rokhaya SAMBA DIENE, Director of Prospection and Mining Promotion «PanAfGeo: a European geoscience training program for African geological services»
  • Babacar MBENGUE, Manager RH Special Projects, Sabodala Gold Operations « Local Employment in the Kedougou region»
  • Amélie BINETTE, Project ESP-EPE, Canada «The training-employment match, the Canadian example of the sectoral workforce committees »
  • Mohamed Lamine SY SAVANE, Director General du CPDM
  • David ANDERSON, Senior Policy Advisor, Natural Resources Canada
  • Sanoussy DIAKITE, Director General, ONFP
  • Dr Mababa DIAGNE, Lecturer and Director, School of Mines at UAM
Stephane LABRECQUE
Babacar MBENGUE
Dr Mababa Diagne
15:30

Coffee Break

SESSION 2: POSITIONING LOCAL CONTENT IN THE MINING SECTOR

Moderator: Hon. Oumarou IDANI, Minister of Mines and Quarries, Burkina Faso

16:00-16.10: Local Content Policy in the Mining Sector: Dr. Rokhaya Samba DIENE, Director of Mining Prospection and Promotion, Senegal

16:00-16.10: Antoine Karambiry, Conseiller technique, Ministry of Mines and Quarries, Burkina Faso, Development of Local Content in the Mining Sector in Burkina Faso

16:10-16.20: Abdou Mbacke LO, Director General, Afrique Mines et Industries «Local Sub contracting in the mining sector»

16.30-17.30 : Round Table: Development of local content in the mining sector

  • Abdourahmane DIOP, General Manager, Labosol
  • Amadou SOW, Social Coordinator, Petowal Mining Company (Toro Gold)
  • Aminata Ly FAYE, Corporate Affairs Manager, Sabodala Gold Operations
  • Gwennael GUILLEN, Health, Safety and Sustainability senior Director West Africa, IAMGOLD
  • Ibrahim COULIBALY, Director General, Ministry of Mines and Geology, Ivory Coast
  • Rokhaya Sall MBAYE, Managing Director, MINEEX
  • Hilaire DIARRA, Environmental & Social Officer, Randgold Resources
  • Serigne Mbaye NIANG, President, ASFIM
Christopher Higgins
Gwennael Guillen
Moussa Diba
Amadou Sow
Serigne Mbaye Niang
Mariama Nianthio Ndiaye
Abdourahmane Diop
Rokhaya Sall Mbaye

Close of conference day 1

Welcome cocktail reception, Flamboyant Room, Hotel King Fahd Palace

Registration and refreshments

SESSION 3a: FUNDING MODEL FOR MINERAL RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT

Moderator: Hon. Amadou BA, Minister of Economy, Finance and Planning, Senegal

09:00 - 9:50: Round table 1: Access to financing

  • Mamadou MBAYE, Executive Director, FONSIS
  • Christian MULAMULA, Senior Investment officer, IFC «What does IFC look for in a prospective mining investment? »
  • Habibatou TOURÈ, Attorney, Avocat «Financing mining and regulatory issues»
  • Adrian MILL, Team Leader, Moore Stephens, «Mining and Eco-Finance - Leveraging environmental and social sustainability to improve financing opportunities»
  • Mouhamed KEBE, Managing Partner of Geni & Kebe, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Senegal

09.50 - 10.30: Round Table 2: Taxes and fees in the mining sector

  • Maname FALL, Fiscal Advisor, Chamber of Mines, Senegal/SOFIJUSC «Tax stability in Senegal Mining Law»
SESSION 3a: FUNDING MODEL FOR MINERAL RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT
Habibatou Tourè
Adrian Mill
Christian Mulamula
Roseline Mbaye Carlos
Mouhamed Kebe
Mamadou Mbaye
Ousmane Cisse

SESSION 3b: GENDER, VULNERABILITY IN MINING EXPLORATION

Moderator: Hon. Hassane Barazé MOUSSA, Minister of Mines, Niger

09:00 - 09:10: Introductory Presentation: Reducing inequalities in mining operations, Moussa Mbaye GUEYE, Lead Enda Afrique francophone

09:10 - 10:30: Round table

  • Lika Scott SOW, President, WIM-SENEGAL
  • Sofia AMARAL DE OLIVEIRA, Principal Technician/ International Working Norms, BIT
  • Maimouna NDOYE, Technical Advisor, Intrahealth
  • Mariama Nianthio NDIAYE, Head of Training, Ministr of Interior Sènègal
  • Stephanie SINES, Operations Officer, IFC
  • Aminata Ly FAYE, Corporate Affairs Manager, Sabodala Gold Operations
  • Marie- Rose Aida TAMBOURA, Coordinator, WIMOWA
  • Lucie KABORE, Project coordiantor, WIM
  • Christine LOGBO-KOSSI, Executive Director, Chamber of Mines, Cote D’Ivoire
  • Aminata Lam MBAYE, Deputy Commercial Delegate, Embassy of Canada
Maimouna NDOYE
Stephanie Sines
Mariama Nianthio Ndiaye
Aminata Ly Faye
10:30

Coffee break

SESSION 4a: GOLD MINING IN SENEGAL: PROSPECTS FOR ACHIEVING PES OBJECTIVES

Moderator:  Ibrahima WADE, Director General, Bureau Opérationnel de Suivi du Plan Sénégal Emergent

11:00-11:10: Introductory presentation on the vision of the PES for the exploration and production of gold, Roseline Mbaye CARLOS, Directrice, Dcsom

11:10 – 11:20: Jean-Francois REISS, Regional Tax and Compliance Manager, Sabodala Gold Operations

11:20 - 11:30 Hamidou SOW, Deputy General Manager, Petowal Mining Company (Toro Gold), «Mako mine, factor of progress and employment in an emerging Senegal »

11.30 - 12:30 Round table

  • Moussa DIBA, Exploration Manager, Bassari Resources Ltd
  • David MBAYE, Country Manager, Randgold Resources
  • Jacques CHIASSON, Lubricants expert, Les Industries Orientals/ KN Equipment «Best practice in use of mineral VS biological and biodegradable lubricants in the mining sector»
  • Cherif SOW, Project- Programe Manager for West Africa, Artisanal Gold
  • Christopher HIGGINS, International business Manager, Minelab
Jean-Francois Reiss
Cherif Sow
Hamidou Oumar Sow

SESSION 4b: BOOSTING THE POTENTIAL OF THE PHOSPHATE INDUSTRY

Moderator: El Haj Malick Fall, Mintech International

11:00 - 11:10: Introductory Speech on the Vision of the PES to add value to the phosphate sector, BOS PSE

11.10-11.20: Case study: Phosphates in Morocco Tahiri Mohamed, Head of Division, Ministry of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, Morocco

11.20-11.30: Jean-Pierre PRIAN, Phosphate Project Leader , BRGM

11.30-11.40: Khalifa KANE, Geologist, ICS,

«Valorization of waste-rock pules et waste heaps and other by-products of the Taiba phosphate mine»

11:40-11:50 Glen KUROKAWA, Analyst-Phosphates, CRU

11:50-12:00 Questions and Answers

12:00 - 12.30: Round table

  • Dr Alfred Kouly TINE, Head of Research, ISRA/CNRA de Bambey
  • Louis CALVARIN, CEO, Avenira
  • Ibra Guèye DIOUM, Technical Advisor, Ministry of Industry & SME’s Senegal
  • Chihab KALLALA, Deputy Director General, SOMIVA
Ibra Guèye DIOUM
Jean-Pierre Prian
Khalifa Kane
12:30

Networking lunch

SESSION 5a: INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT MINING

Moderator:  Hon. Abdoulaye Daouda DIALLO, Minister of Infrastructure, Land Transport & Desenclavement

14:00-14.10: Introductory Speech : Update on infrastructure projects : Mountaga SY, Director General, APIX

14:10-14.20: Franck ALLOGHE Head of Mining, West and Central Africa, Aggreko

«Powering the mining sector through the most recent technologies »

14:20-14.30 : Sunday EGBEOLA, President, Suntaeg Energy : Opportunities for Operations, CSR, employment and local communities

14:30-14:40: Abdoulaye LY, Director, Investment, Senegal, «Developing a regional mining hub»

14.40-15.30: Round table

  • Quentin SCOUFLAIRE, Managing Director, CTA Group
  • Ludovic GRAEBNER, Area Manager Rail & Port, GCO
  • Ismael ADJOVI, General Manager, GreenYellow
  • Diop Malik, Total Senegal
Sunday EGBEOLA

SESSION 5b: REHABILITATION, HEALTH, HYGIENE AND SAFETY IN MINING AREAS

Moderator: Hon. Mame Thierno DIENG, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development

14:00-14:10: status on reducing the impact of mining operations on the environment, Mining administration

14:10-14:20: Birane NIANG, DMG, «Bioremediation, a solution to mitigate the environmental & health impact of gold panning in the Kedougou region»

14:20-14:30: Mme Anne VINCENT, MICA Environment, «France Feedback on the redevelopment of open pit mines »

14:30-15:30: Panel on good practise in the domain of CSR and environmental management

  • Cyriel EERSTELING, Former Advisor, Ministry of Natural Resources, Suriname
  • David ANDERSON, Senior Policy Advisor, Natural Resources Canada
  • Pr. Hossein AHMADZADEH, Mines d’Alès
  • Layti NDIAYE, Mines Head- Senegal, Dangote «DANGOTE Mines Rehabilitation strategy and plans»
  • Cheikh BITEYE, Senior Consultant in social performance, ERM
  • Robert NDONG, Superintendant Environment, Sabodala Gold Operations
  • Marie DIALLO, Directrice de la Prévention des Risques professionnels - DPRP CAISSE DE SECURITE SOCIALE DU SENEGAL
  • Dr. Yao AGBOSSOUMONDE, Vice President for Western Africa, Geological Society for Africa
Dr. Yao Agbossoumonde
Robert Ndong
Layti Ndiaye
Marie Diallo
Roseline Mbaye Carlos
15:30

Coffee Break

SESSION 6a: ADDING VALUE TO DEVELOPMENT MINERALS & THE IRON ORE DEPOSITS OF FALEME

Moderator: Ibrahima GUEYE, Secretary General, Ministry of Mines & Geology, Senegal

16:00- 16:10 : Presentation of Development Minerals: Alioune SARR, DMG

16:10- 16:20 : Amadou CAMARA, DG MIFERSO, «Local transformation in the Iron Ore Mines of Faleme»

16:20- 16:30: Labchri DEHBIA, Professor, Department of Geological Sciences «Utilising the residue of mining waste to make construction materials»

16:30 - 17.00: Questions & Answers

Abdoulaye Ly
Amadou Camara

SESSION 6b: INNOVATIONS DANS LE SECTEUR MINIER

Moderator: Hon. Mary Teuw NIANE, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation

15:50 – 16:00 Stephane LABRECQUE, International Services Coordinator, Cégep de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue «Essential Skills for Mining Workers in a Changing Industry»

Wodou Deme Keita, Agence Nationale de la Statistique et de la Demographie

16:00- 16:10 : Hervé THEVENAUT, BRGM, France «Valorising Geological Heritage»

16:10- 16:20 : Patrick SIMON, President, AMDGJB Géoparc Jbel Bani «Geoparks»

16:20-16:30: Mouhammad Abdallah DIALLO, Advisor in charge of coordination of the National Geomatic Plan, ( ADIE) «SENEGAL'S GEOSPATIAL INFRASTRUCTURE: context, achievements and perspectives»

16:20- 17:00 : Presentation of the 3 best projects of the HACKATHON MIN’OVATION :the mining sector in the digital age, robotics and artificial intelligence

Hervé THÉVENIAUT
Dr Mababa Diagne

Official Closing Ceremony

  • Presentation of recommendations
  • Reading of the participants' vote of thanks
  • Closing speech of His Excellency Mr. Mouhammad Boun Abdallah DIONNE, Prime Minister, Republic of Senegal

GALA DINNER , HOTEL TERROUBI

Visit of mining sites

08.00 Depart for visit to mining site ( ICS)

09.00 Continuation of SIM Senegal Exhibition

13.00 Close of SIM Senegal Exhibition

13.00 Return from ICS

08-00 – 17:00 Mini Sim, Place du Souvenir

Mini-Sim, Place du Souvenir

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