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

Registration and refreshments

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

10:30

Coffee break

SESSION 1: EXPLORATION OF GEORESOURCES, SOURCE OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOYMENT

11:00 President: Mrs Aïssatou Sophie GLADIMA, Minister of Mines and Geology: Introductory Presentation

Panel: Rebalancing mineral resource governance for sustainable development in the mining sector

Frank Mugyenyi, Senior Industrial Advisor, Africa Union Commission

Senior Representative, UEMOA

12:30

Networking lunch

SESSION 2: HUMAN CAPITAL AND MINING

President: Representative of the Mining of Labour

14:00 Introductory Lecture: Mining Administration

Participants: Embassy of Canada, WIM SENEGAL, Chamber of Mines

or Mining Companies identified, ASFIM, Training Institutes,

International Labor Office

 

14:00 Geo-data room

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.

Identification of these Mining or Quarry operators and Development of Project

Sheets (DMG, DPPM)

15:30

Coffee Break

SESSION 3: PLACE LOCAL CONTENT IN THE MINING SECTOR

16:00 Current gold operators will give an update on their projects and review the next steps for increasing gold production in Senegal.

  • Assessing potential for further gold deposits in the Mako Volcanic Belt
  • Updates on the Massawa Gold Mine
  • Examining new drilling technologies to enhance gold exploration
  • How will the downstream industry develop as Senegal’s gold market expands?
  • What are the next steps in attracting new gold miners into Senegal?
  • Accessing replacement reserves to increase profits
  • Project results in relation to the evolution of the "Gold" project in the PES

Hamidou Sow, Deputy General Manager, Petowal Mining Company

Senior Representative, Randgold Res urces

Senior Representative, Teranga Gold

 

16:00 Geo-data room continued

Identification of these Mining or Quarry operators and Development of Project Sheets (DMG, DPPM)

Close of conference day 1

Welcome cocktail reception

Registration and refreshments

SESSION 4a: FUNDING MODEL FOR MINERAL RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT

President: Representative of MEFP

09:00-9.20: Introductory presentation

Mining Sector Financing Models by the African Union Commission

09:20-9:40: Round table

Access to financing

  • How will the new Mining Code improve investors' interest in financing projects?
  • Are the different funds in Senegal ready to finance the mining projects of SMEs?
  • What are investors looking for in a feasibility study? Speakers: Financial Institutions (UNDP, World Bank, FONGIS, FONGIP, BNDE, DER)

09.40-10.30: Taxes and fees in the mining sector

  • Overview of current tax and royalty requirements. (Ministry of Economy, Finance and Planning)
  • Understand new production sharing arrangements in the mining sector. (DMG)

Illicit flows (MEF, IISD, IGF, Chamber of Mines)

Christian Mulamula

SESSION 4b: GENDER AND MINING

President: Ministry of the Family

9: 00-9: 20: Introductory Presentation: Gender

Consideration in the Mining Sector (Canada)

9: 20-9: 40: Presence of women in the mining sector (UEMOA, WIM SENEGAL)

9:40 am - 11:00 am: Round table

10:30

Coffee break

SESSION 5a: GOLD MINING IN SENEGAL: PROSPECTS FOR ACHIEVING PES OBJECTIVES

11:00-11.20: Introductory presentation

PES vision and gold mining: DMG

11.20-13:00 Round table

Give figures and results in relation to the evolution of the ‘Gold’ project in the PSE

Speakers: BOSS, SGO, PMC, Massawa, Bassari, Gold panning

Jacques Chiasson
Amadou Sow

SESSION 5b: BOOSTING THE POTENTIAL OF THE PHOSPHATE INDUSTRY

President: Representative of MEFP

11:00 - 11:20: Presentation

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

11.20-12.30: Round table

The potential of new phosphate deposits in the sedimentary basin of Senegal.

Speakers: IST, Mining Companies; BMC, ICS, SEPHOS, SOMIVA

Willem Schipper
12:30

Networking lunch

SESSION 6a: INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT MINING

14:00-14.20: Aggreko Presentation

Accelerate infrastructure development through public and private investment

14.20-14.40: Case Study

The role of the port of Dakar and the International Airport Blaise Diagne in access to international markets.

14.40-15.30: Round table

Senegal, regional hub for the West African mining sector

  • Diagnosis of existing infrastructure
  • How to make Senegal the destination of choice for exports in West Africa?
  • Is it possible to increase electricity generation and transmission capacity to support mining operations?
  • Overview of new infrastructure projects and their impact on mining operations.

Speakers: Port of Dakar, Hub Minier Project Manager, CSTTAO, SENELEC, MIFERSO, Ministry of Infrastructure

Quentin Scouflaire, Managing Director, CTA Group

Ludovic Graebner, Area Manager Rail & Port, GCO François Godin, CEO, GCO
15:30

Coffee Break

SESSION 6b: REHABILITATION, HEALTH,HYGIENE AND SAFETY IN MINING AREAS

President: Representative of the Ministry of the Environment

16: 00-17:00 reduce the impact of mining operations on the environment

  • Regulatory Overview for Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Measures to conserve Senegal's biodiversity during the exploitation of a mine.
  • Bioremediation, a solution to mitigate the environmental and health impact of gold panning in the Kedougou region

Speakers: Canada, invited countries, MEDR, MMG, SMP

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

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