BROCHURE REQUEST

Day 1
08 May 2017
Day 2
09 May 2017
Day 3
10 May 2017
Day 4
11 May 2017
Day 5
12 May 2017

Registration and Stand Setup

Arrival and Seating of Participants

Official Opening Ceremony

Visit of the Exhibition Stands and Welcome Coffee Break

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Session 1

GENERAL INVESTMENT FRAMEWORK IN GUINEA

Discussions on the investment framework in Guinea: justice, security, legal, regulatory  and macroeconomic frameworks. Lessons learned from other countries in the African region.

Session 2

REFORMS MADE TO ASSIST MINING INVESTMENT IN GUINEA

The mineral potential of Guinea is considered one of the most important in the world, yet it remains largely untapped. What reforms has Guinea undertaken to promote the development of its mineral resources? During this session, panelists will discuss issues related to cadastral management, administrative procedures facilitation, transparency, infrastructure deficit and other institutional and regulatory reforms.

13:15 - 14:30

Lunch Break

Session 3

FINANCING MINING PROJECTS

As the mining sector is characterized by fluctuations in prices, one of the major challenges facing the industry is the issue of financing. During this session, panellists will discuss the evaluation of mining projects through analysis of financial models, public externalities, resource analysis, reserves and mining plans, as well as modes and sources of financing.

16:00 - 16:15

Networking Coffee Break

Session 4

SHARED MINING INFRASTRUCTURE: A LEVER FOR MINING DEVELOPMENT

Infrastructure development is a key component in attracting investment to the mining sector. What strategy or policy  can be put in place to answer this problem? Private Public Partnership? Pooling the use of related infrastructure? Synergies between operators?

END OF THE FIRST DAY SESSIONS

18:00 - 22:00

Cocktail

Session 5

GEOLOGICAL INFRASTRUCTURES AND DEVELOPMENTS

Geological infrastructures are an essential element of sustainable mining development. The active pursuit of mineral exploration is conducive to diversification. Ongoing initiatives will be presented: AMTEC, Geological and Mining Information System, ongoing exploration work (graphite, black sand, gold, etc.), plus the opportunities and development potential of the large bauxite deposits.

Session 6

THE BAUXITE INDUSTRY, CHALLENGES & OBSTACLES FOR TRANSFORMATION

Given the bauxite potential of Guinea and the market outlook, what strategy should be put in place to ensure that the country plays a leading role in the world production of bauxite and alumina?

11:30 - 11:45

Networking Coffee Break

Session 7

DIVERSIFICATION OF GUINEAN MINING PRODUCTION

Beyond bauxite, iron and gold, what other minerals should enable Guinea to ensure a wider diversification of its mining production: Rare earths? Graphites? Scandium? Nickel? Uranium? Building materials, etc.

13:00 - 14:15

Lunch Break

Session 8

TOWARDS A SYNERGY BETWEEN MINING & ENERGY

A reliable supply of energy is crucial for the development of the mining sector. In this context, several projects (public and private) are currently under way in Guinea. How to develop a synergy between the energy sector and the mining sector to facilitate the realization of renewable energy projects?

Session 9

CORPORATE SESSION

16:45 - 17:00

Networking Coffee Break

Closing of the Conference Sessions Day 2

19:30 - 22:00

Gala Dinner

Session 10

ENVIRONMENT AND MINING

It is undeniable that mining activity could have a negative impact on the environment. What kind of regulation or good practice can be implemented to mitigate or eliminate this impact?

10:30 - 10:45

Networking Coffee Break

Session 11

SHARING THE BENEFITS OF MINING INVESTMENT AMONGST STAKEHOLDERS

How to optimise the impact of mining both on the national economy and for local communities through local content?

OFFICIAL CLOSING SESSIONS AND CONFERENCE OUTCOMES

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch Break

DEPARTURE FOR THE VISIT OF A MINING SITE

DEPARTURE OF TOURISTIC VISIT TO THE ISLANDS OF LOOS

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