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IGF Presents the INDABA 2017 Sustainability Round Tables

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IGF Presents the INDABA 2017 Sustainability Round Tables

Time: February 7, 2017 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: INDABA 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa
Event Type: conference
Organized By: IGF
Latest Activity: Jan 30

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INDABA 2017 Sustainability Round Tables

When: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, February 7, 2017

The IGF is sponsoring an afternoon of round table discussions at INDABA 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.

The Round Tables on Sustainable Development and Mining will feature a broad range of conversations on substantive issues while also presenting valuable networking opportunities.

Participants from government, the private sector, international organizations, and academia will have a chance to exchange views with leading experts and fellow practitioners from around the mining world on key issues relating to the linkages between mining and sustainable development.

Each round table will be moderated by a regional or international specialist with expertise on topics such as: managing ASM zones; ASM formalization; mine closure; extracting value from waste; mineral policy and legal reforms; the social license to operate; local purchasing; local content; and resource-based industrialization.

More information is available on the IGF website: http://igfmining.org/igf-presents-indaba-2017-sustainability-roundtables/

Attendance is limited so please register soon on the Indaba website: https://www.miningindaba.com/ereg/modifyreg.php?eventid=174097&;

You will need need to enter your email and INDABA delegate number in order to select the round table you would like to participate in.

Here is a list of topics and moderators:

Formalization of ASM: Approaches, risks and benefits.
Moderator: Dr. Mamadou Barry, Senior Mining Specialist, the World Bank (Table 1)

Managing ASM Zones: Implementation challenges and opportunities.
Moderator: Dr. Klaus Steinmüller, Senior Researcher, BGR - Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (Table 2)

Small-scale Mining” with regard to ASM zones.
Mine life cycle planning: What are the keys to a successful post mining transition?
Moderator: David Noko, Executive Vice President, Sustainable Development, Anglo Gold Ashanti (Table 3)

Local content policies: Optimizing mining's contribution to sustainable development.
Moderator: Jerry Ahadjie, Assistant Manager, Sectoral Policy and Planning, Minerals Commission, Ghana (Table 4)

Building the social licence to operate through transparency and inclusive dialogue.
Moderator: Dr. Ndougsa Mbarga Theophile, Director of Geology, Ministry of Mines, Industry & Technological Development, Cameroon (Table 5)

How does the Development Minerals sector contribute to helping achieve the SDGs?
Moderator: Vincent Kedi, Principal Engineer (Mining), Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, Uganda (Table 6)

Value from Waste: How does technology, regulation, economic incentives come together to develop novel solutions?
Moderator: Dr. Dee Bradshaw, South African Research Chair: Mineral Beneficiation, University of Cape Town (Table 7)

Effective mining policy and legal reforms: Prerequisites, regulatory mechanisms and capacity
Moderator: Clémence Nare, Outreach and Engagement Manager, IGF (Table 8)

Resource-based industrialisation: Can countries leverage mining to diversify their economies in a sustainable manner?
Moderator: Isabelle Ramdoo, Senior Linkages and Investment Advisor, African Minerals Development Centre/UNECA (Table 9)

Building capabilities to meet the evolving needs of the mining sector and beyond
Moderator: Claudine Sigam, Head of Human and Institutional Capacity Workstream, African Minerals Development Centre/UNECA

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