09:00 - 10:10

Registration

10:00 - 10:05

Welcome remarks

SPEAKER

  • /media/mzydzdpk/eithne-treanor-300-300.png?anchor=center&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133002927557370000 Eithne Treanor Presenter Egypt Mining Forum

10:05 - 10:15

Opening ceremony

10:15 - 10:30

Opening keynote

Launching Egypt to the world of mining

In the wake of strong reforms to its mineral investments law, how is Egypt preparing to further develop its mining sector? How can international players gain access to the Egyptian mining market? And what policies are being put in place to incorporate sustainable development goals (SDGs) across every vertical of the mining value chain?

Attendee insights:

A key session that highlights Egypt’s vision and strategy to transform its mining and minerals industry to attract investments, promote sustainable economic development and transform national identity.

Speakers:

  • /media/nfkdsmxw/his-excellency-tarek-el-molla-260x260.jpg?anchor=center&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133003683427430000 H.E. Eng. Tarek El Molla Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Arab Republic of Egypt

10:30 - 11:30

Panel discussion

Transforming Egypt as a progressive investment destination for gold mining

Gold remains at the forefront of global commodities trade supporting economic growth and providing income for countries. With its vast underexplored reserves, and attractive investment models, how is Egypt embarking on its transformational journey to become the next hub for gold mining investments and exports? How are the reforms to the mineral law supporting sectoral growth and attracting interest from international players? What strategies are being adopted by mining companies to enhance operational efficiency whilst minimising environmental impact?

Attendee insights:

An important session for leading investors and mining companies to gain insights into the impact of Egypt’s transformational mining laws, the benefits of the new investment models, and the major strategic and operational roadmaps of mining majors to support the sustainable development of the sector.

SPEAKERS

  • /media/enudx54v/martin-horgan.jpg?anchor=center&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133004392018870000 Martin Horgan Chief Executive Officer Centamin
  • /media/2wzb1yfp/mile-silver-lotus-gold-corporation.jpg?anchor=center&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133002636609870000 Mike Silver Co-Founder and Director Lotus Gold Corporation
  • /media/autht2y0/james-ferguson-barrick-gold.jpg?center=0.13191489361702127,0.5&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133004401292630000 James Ferguson Senior Vice President - Tax & Treasury Barrick Gold Corporation
  • /media/t1dncuzi/mike-cinnamond.jpg?center=0.25641792703200522,0.53262895871038574&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133005329024530000 Mike Cinnamond Senior Vice President, Finance B2Gold

MODERATOR

  • /media/mzydzdpk/eithne-treanor-300-300.png?anchor=center&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133002927557370000 Eithne Treanor Presenter Egypt Mining Forum

11:30 - 11:50

Keynote

Augmenting mining prospects in the Eastern Desert region

As a leading player in the Egyptian mining market, how is Shalateen Mineral Resources Company (SMRC) preparing to transform the Eastern Desert region into a global mining destination? What are its current mining concessions and activities and how can international entities partner with SMRC to further explore and exploit the mineral wealth of the region?

Attendee insights:

A high-level session for attendees to fathom the mining potential of the Eastern Desert region and gain insights into the plans of Shalateen Mineral Resources Company to further develop the region by leveraging international partnerships.

SPEAKERS

  • /media/4selwig4/eng-ashraf-shalateen.jpeg?anchor=center&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133005313616970000 Dr. Ashraf El Amir Chairman Shalateen Mineral Resources Company
  • /media/i0ab45as/tamer-fahmy.jpg?anchor=center&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133008052161030000 Tamer Fahmy Vice Chairman Eqat Gold Mines
  • /media/w2skoi3z/dr-john-master-drilling.jpg?anchor=center&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133010526383870000 Dr John Chisholm Managing Director Master Drilling

11:50 - 12:30

MoU signing

  • Protocol of cooperation between The American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham Egypt) and the Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority (EMRA)
  • Memorandum of Understanding between MSALABS and the Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority (EMRA)
  • Letter of Intent with Eni IEOC to identify cooperation opportunities in the field of transaction minerals

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch and networking

13:30 - 13:45

Keynote

Advancing phosphate and fertiliser supply: supporting the global quest for agricultural productivity

Global fertiliser prices have skyrocketed owing to increased demand, supply restrictions and sanctions, as well as rising natural gas prices that are critical to the production of nitrogen-based fertilisers. With several ongoing projects, including the New Phosphate Complex, how is Egypt poised to become the next hub of the fertiliser industry? What policies and regulations are being implemented to meet growing fertilizer demands whilst also ensuring supply for local consumption?

Attendee insights:

This session outlines the various strategies adopted by the Egyptian fertiliser industry to enhance its production levels to meet global demands as well as the new investment opportunities available in the country for global players.

SPEAKER

  • /media/ehzj21bn/eng-medhat-yousry.png?anchor=center&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133005317585630000 Eng. Medhat Yousry Chairman WAPHCO Fertilizer Complex

13:45 - 14:15

Panel discussion

The Golden Triangle Economic Zone: investment opportunities and incentives for international players

Established in 2017 in line with the Presidential Decree, Egypt’s Golden Triangle Economic Zone paves the way for global investments across a multitude of sectors covering mining, agriculture, tourism, manufacturing, and trade. Spread across an area of ​​9000 km2, what are the available investment opportunities for mineral exploration, exploitation, and production in the zone? How can mining and mineral exploration companies leverage the existing infrastructure and transportation network to drive international trade?

Attendee insights:

An important session that underlines the roadmap to develop the Golden Triangle Economic Zone and transform the region into an integrated industrial and commercial zone primarily based on minerals.

SPEAKERS

  • /media/mfypajpl/adel-kamel.jpg?anchor=center&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133007915937970000 Adel Kamel Chairman Golden Triangle Economic Authority
  • /media/33obfl0t/mohamed-aboulghait.jpg?center=0.29758018723259538,0.47666666666666668&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133007919736000000 Mohamed Abo El-Gheit Vice Chairman Golden Triangle Economic Zone (GTEZ)
  • /media/l3mhqx5a/dr-muhammad-zaher.jpg?anchor=center&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133008778661330000 Dr Muhammad Zaher Chairman Zaher Mining Group

MODERATOR

  • /media/pxckgetc/dr-ahmed-mokhtar-nbk.png?center=0.28801431127012522,0.52380952380952384&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133008911487500000 Dr Ahmed Mokhtar Managing Director NBK Capital Egypt

14:15 - 14:30

Keynote

Next-generation air-borne surveying for mineral exploration

Geophysical data and analysis are crucial for mineral exploration activities. To overcome geographical uncertainties, how are mining companies leveraging airborne surveying methodologies to gather ground data? What cost-effective solutions are available for mining companies to support their mineral exploration and surveying priorities?

Attendee insights:

An important session for mining companies to gain insights into the novel cost-effective surveying solutions available in Egypt.

SPEAKER

  • /media/t2obd3kk/eng-hany-hussein.jpg?center=0.304552590266876,0.42322834645669294&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133008061375130000 Hany Hussein Airborne Survey Project General Manager Petroleum Air Services Company

14:30 - 14:45

Keynote

Exploring the Nubian shield: Egypt’s prospects for non-precious metals and minerals

Home to an array of strategic minerals, the mineral-rich Nubian shield can play a significant role in the global minerals trade in the coming years. How is Egypt poised to become an important player in the non-precious metals trade? With its proximity to international markets, how can this mineral wealth support a multitude of industries ranging from aircraft engines to consumer electronics? And how can international investors leverage its revamped laws to tap into the country’s underexplored mineral wealth to meet the growing global demand?

Attendee insights:

An important session to gain insights into Egypt’s potential for non-precious metals as well as the proven exploration and exploitation methodologies for critical minerals.

SPEAKER

  • /media/kpoeefeh/mcampbell-june-2022-1.jpeg?center=0.31622303210454333,0.48403373623814461&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133005322916630000 Mark Campbell Chairman and General Manager Akh Gold Limited

14:45 - 15:00

Keynote

Mineral fertiliser – Encouraging growth

The agri-nutrient industry acts as the soul of food security driving agricultural productivity. As carriers of nutrients to the soil, fertilisers that are based on Nitrogen (N), Phosphorous (P) and Potassium (K) play a crucial role in enhancing crop production. In line with global environmental regulations, how is the Arab Fertiliser Association (AFA) prioritising greener avenues to augment fertiliser production? What are its plans to enhance green energy adoption and what does the future hold for fertilser producers in the Arab region?

Attendee insights:

This session underlines the roadmap of the Arab Fertiliser Association to drive the adoption of low-carbon green avenues of fertiliser production across the Arab markets.

SPEAKER

  • /media/jqrmdzjw/eng-raed_soub.jpeg?center=0.28324903302588517,0.61333333333333329&mode=crop&width=75&height=75&rnd=133013479055970000 Eng. Raed Soub Secretary-General Arab Fertilizer Association

15:00 - 15:30

Press conference

  • Announcement of the first bid round of green energy minerals in Egypt
  • Announcement of the first bid gold bid round of Shalateen Mineral Resources Company