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

OPENING CEREMONY

08:30 Welcome remarks and keynote addresses from sponsors and governments entities

  • Reading the Agenda by the Master of Ceremony
  • Welcoming note from the Organising Committee
  • Presentation of programme
  • Opening remarks by His Excellency Mr. Macky SALL, President of the Republic of Senegal

10:00 Official visit of the stands and group photo

H.E. Macky Sall
10:30

Coffee break

HIGH LEVEL PANEL: EXPLORATION OF GEORESOURCES, SOURCE OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOYMENT

11:00 Moderator:   Panel: Rebalancing mineral resource governance for  sustainable development in the mining sector  
  • Hon. Madame Aïssatou Sophie GLADIMA, Minister of Mines and Geology, Senegal
  • 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 Lelenta Hawa Baba BA, Minister of Mines and Petroleum, Mali
  • Ahmed MESSILI, Head of Cabinet, Ministry of Industry and Mines, Algeria
  • Prof Kim A.A. HEIN, Geosciences Professor, University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg
  • Dr Moussa SYLLA, Administrator General, Geomin SA
  • Abdou Aziz SY, President of the Chamber of Mines, Senegal 
  • Frank MUGYENYI, Senior Industrial Advisor, Commission of the African Union*
Hon. Mame Lelenta Hawa Baba BA
Cheikh Biteye
Hon. Aziz RABBAH
Cherif Sow
Prof Kim A.A. Hein
Hon. Jean- Claude Kouassi
M. Ahmed MESSILI
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 Training, Apprenticeship and Artisanal

  • Ousmane CISSE, Director of Mines & Geology, Republic of Senegal
  • Dr Abdoul Aziz NDIAYE, Director, Institute of Earth Sciences
  • Hon. David ANDERSON, Minister of Natural Resources, Canada
  • Babacar MBENGUE, Manager RH Special Projects, Sabodala Gold Operations
  • Stephane LABRECQUE, International Services Coordinator, Cégep de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue «Essential Skills for Mining Workers in a Changing Industry»
  • Sanoussy DIAKITE, Director General, ONFP
  • Director of the Kedougou Technical Mining School
  • Mrs. Amélie BINETTE, Project ESP- EPE, Canada
 

14:00 Geo-data room

Edmond DIOH, Raymond SAGNA, Mouhamadou NDOUR

Local mining companies and geology experts will have space to present their discoveries on Senegal's geology to future strategic and financial partners. Key stakeholders will have a unique opportunity to learn about Senegal's geological potential and invest in the country's most promising project.

Stephane LABRECQUE
Babacar MBENGUE
Dr Mababa Diagne
Dr Abdoul Aziz Ndiaye
15:30

Coffee Break

SESSION 2: POSITIONING LOCAL CONTENT IN THE MINING SECTOR

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

16:00-16.10 Reinforcement of local content, innovation of the Mining Code (Local Development Fund, Equalization and Local Government Support Fund, Subcontracting and Procurement Plan): Direction of Mines and Geology

16:00-16.10: Development of Local Content in the Mining Sector in Burkina Faso

16:10-16.20: Abdou Mbacke LO, Director General, Afrique Mines et Industries.

16.30-17.30 : Panel

Development of local content in the mining sector

  • Abdourahmane DIOP, General Manager, Labosol
  • Amadou SOW, Social Coordinator, Petowal Mining Company (Toro old)
  • Aminata Ly FAYE, Corporate Affairs Manager, Sabodala Gold Operations
  • Gwennael GUILLEN, Health, Safety and Sustainability senior Director West Africa, IAMGOLD
  • Christopher HIGGINS, International business Manager, Minelab
  • Rokhaya Sall MBAYE, Managing Director, MINEEX
  • Serigne Mbaye NIANG, President, ASFIM
 

16:00 Geo-data room continued

Raymond SAGNA, Mouhamadou NDOUR

Local mining companies and geology experts will have space to present their discoveries on Senegal's geology to future strategic and financial partners. Key stakeholders will have a unique opportunity to learn about

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

09:00-9:40: Round table

Access to financing

  • Christian MULAMULA, Senior Investment officer, IFC «What does IFC look for in a prospective mining investment? »
  • Habibatou TOURÈ, Attorney, «Financing mining and regulatory issues»
  • Mamadou MBAYE, Executive Director, FONSIS
  • Jean-Luc STALON, Director, UNDP
  • Adrian MILL, Team Leader, Moore Stephens, «Mining and Eco-Finance - Leveraging environmental and social sustainability to improve financing opportunities»

09.40-10.30: Taxes and fees in the mining sector

  • Ms. Roseline Mbaye CARLOS, DCSOM «Overview of Current Tax and Royalty Requirements»
  • Ousmane CISSE, DMG, «Understand New Production Sharing Agreements in the Mining Sector»
  • Maname FALL, Fiscal Advisor, Chamber of Mines, Senegal/SOFIJUSC « Tax stability in Senegal Mining Law»
  • Permanent Secretary, EITI, Senegal
Jean-Luc Stalon
Habibatou Tourè
Adrian Mill
Christian Mulamula
Roseline Mbaye Carlos
Mamadou Mbaye
Ousmane Cisse

SESSION 3b: GENDER, VULNERABILITY IN MINING EXPLORATION

Moderator: Hon. Madame Lelenta Hawa Baba BA, Minister of Mines and Petroleum, Mali

  • 9:00-9:10: Introductory Presentation: Reducing inequalities in mining operations, Moussa Mbaye GUEYE, Lead Enda Afrique francophone
 

9:10-10:30: Round table

  • Mariama Nianthio NDIAYE, Head of Training, Ministry of Interior Sènègal
  • Stephanie SINES, Operations Officer, IFC
  • Aminata Ly FAYE, Corporate Affairs Manager, Sabodala Gold Operations
  • Mme Lika Scott SOW, President, WIM-SENEGAL
  • Mme Sofia AMARAL DE OLIVEIRA, Principal Technician/ International Working Norms, BIT
  • Representative World Bank (Presence and child labour in mining sites)
  • Mme Maimouna NDOYE, Technical Advisor, Intrahealth
Stephanie Sines
Mariama Nianthio Ndiaye
Aminata Ly Faye
10:30

Coffee break

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

Moderator: Dr Cheikh KANTE, Ministre in Charge of Management of the PES

11:00-11.10: Introductory presentation on the vision of the PES for the exploration and production of gold, Technical Advisor, Ministry of Mines and Geology, Republic of Senegal

11.20-12:30 Round table

  • Jean-Francois REISS, Regional Tax and Compliance, Manager, Sabodala Gold Operations
  • Jacques CHIASSON, Lubricants expert, Les Industries Orientals/ KN Equipment «Best practice in use of mineral VS biological and biodegradable lubricants in the mining sector»
  • Hamidou SOW, Deputy General Manager, Petowal Mining Company (Toro Gold), «Mako mine, factor of progress and employment in an emerging Senegal »
  • Moussa DIBA, Exploration Manager, Bassari Resources Ltd
Jean-Francois Reiss
Hamidou Oumar Sow

SESSION 4b: BOOSTING THE POTENTIAL OF THE PHOSPHATE INDUSTRY

Moderator:  Hon. Aziz RABBAH, Minister of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, Morocco

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

Case study: MOROCCO phosphates (OCP or Ministry of Mines of Morocco)

11.10-11.20: Case study: Phosphates in Morocco (OCP or Ministry of Mines, Morocco)

11.20-11.30: Khalifa KANE, Geologist, ICS, «The perspectives for phosphate exploration and phosphate and production in Senegal»

11.30-11.40: Avenira

11.40-11.50: Jean-Pierre PRIAN, BRGM

11.50-12.30 Round Table

  • Willem SCHIPPER, Independent Consultant
  • Glen KUROKAWA, CRU
  • ISRA
  • Ibra Guèye DIOUM, Technical Advisor, Ministry of Industry & SME’s Senegal
Dr. Yao Agbossoumonde
Khalifa Kane
Willem Schipper
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 projecs : Mountaga SY, Director General, APIX

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

«Accelerate infrastructure development through public and private investment » 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
  • Malick DIOP, Service Director- Mining & Corporate Accounts , TOTAL
  • Vivo Energy
  • AGEROUTE
  • Senelec
  • Port of Dakar

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 NIANE, 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

  • Representative Canada
  • Layti NDIAYE, Mines Head- Senegal, Dangote «DANGOTE Mines Rehabilitation strategy and plans»
  • Roseline Mbaye CARLOS, DCSOM, Regulatory Overview for Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Robert NDONG, Superintendant Environment, Sabodala Gold Operations
  • Pr. Hossein AHMADZADEH, Mines d’Alès
  • Cheikh BITAYE, Senior Consultant in social performance, ERM
  • Dr. Yao AGBOSSOUMONDE, Vice President for Western Africa, Geological Society for Africa «Extraction of natural resources in Togo, how to solve community problems and social injustices? »
Dr. Yao Agbossoumonde
Robert Ndong
Layti Ndiaye
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

16h00- 16h10 : Presentation of Development Minerals: Alioune SARR, DMG 16h10- 16h20 : Amadou CAMARA, DG MIFERSO, «Local transformation in the Iron Ore Mines of Faleme»

16h20- 16h30: Mouhammed NDIAYE, SEGIMAR, Developing Senegal’s marble industry

16h30- 16h40: Dr Moussa SYLLA, Administrator General, Geomin SA, Valorization of limestone for the production of lime, Dr Moussa SYLLA

16:40- 16:50 – Valorisation of Clays, TWYFORD ( to be confirmed)

16:50- 17:00: Mme Labchri DEHBIA, Professeur, Département des Sciences géologiques «Utilising the residue of mining waste to make construction materials»

Abdoulaye Ly
Amadou Camara

SESSION 6b: INNOVATIONS DANS LE SECTEUR MINIER

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

16h00- 16h10 : Hervé THEVENAUT, BRGM, France « Valorising Geological Heritage»

16h10- 16h20 – The geoparks of Senegal, ( To be confirmed)

16h20- 16h30 – The Experience of Canada : Borealis ( to be confirmed)

16h30- 16h45 : Presentation of the 3 best projects of the HACKATHON MIN’OVATION :the mining sector in the digital age, robotics and artificial intelligence

16h45-17h00: Dr Mababa DIAGNE, Lecturer and Director, School of Mines at UAM

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

B to B meetings and continuation of the SIM Senegal exhibition

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