CONFERENCE PROGRAM - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17 - DAY 1

09.00
Registration
09.30
Opening Remarks

Symeon Tsomokos, TGI Group International

09.40
Welcome Remarks

H.E. Kati Csaba, Ambassadorof Canada to Serbia

09.45
Welcome Remarks

Richlove Mensah, Regional Director, UK Department for International Trade – Europe Central

09.50
Welcome Remarks

H.E. Ruth Stewart, Ambassador of Australia to Serbia

09.55
Welcome Remarks

H.E. Kimmo Lahdevirta, Ambassador of Finland to Serbia

10.00
Welcome Remarks

H.E. Jan Lundin, Ambassador of Sweden to Serbia

10.05
GEOLOGICAL AND MINING ACTIVITIES IN SERBIA: CONCERNS AND IMPLEMENTATION

Teodora Dechev, CEO and President, Mundoro Capital Inc
Dominic Roberts, Head of Corporate Affairs, Adriatic Metals
Jeremy Crozier, President and CEO, Medgold Resources Corp.
James Wallbank, Managing Partner, Ibaera Capital, Australia
Chair: Aleksandar Vulovic, Compliance and Community Relations Advisor, Medgold Resources Corp.

11.20
BREAK
11.50
The Future of Mining in Europe

Mark Rachovides, President, Euromines, Brussels

12.05
Geological & Mining Associations in Serbia

Branko Zecevic, President, GRAS
Mirjana Doncic Beaton, Managing Director, CANSEE

12:25
A KEY INPUT IN A PANDEMIC: RISK ASSESSMENT AND HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY

Peter Robinson, Chief Advisor for Mining Operations, Metalfer
Aco Ilic, General Manager, RUDNIK I FLOTACIJA "RUDNIK"
Slobodanka Lazarev, CEO, Mineral Grupa & CTO, Jantar Grupa        
Chair: Dragan Milosevic, Manager, Terragold&co d.o.o Belgrade

13:20
MINING PERSPECTIVES AND CHALLENGES DURING COVID-19 CRISIS: EXPERIENCE FROM THE REGION

Petar Djokic, Minister of Energy and Mining, Republika Srpska
Kresnik Bektesi, Minister of Economy, Republic of North Macedonia
Chair: Aleksandar Vulovic, Compliance and Community Relations Advisor, Medgold Resources Corp.

14.00
BREAK
14.30
THE FUTURE OF SMART MINING: INNOVATIONS IN EQUIPMENT, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL SPHERE - PART 1

dr Nikolay Hristov,VP Sustainability and External Relations,Dundee Precious Metals, Canada   
Tod Diebold, Manager Operational Readiness, Rio Tinto, Jadar Project
Nadine Veillette, Geophysicst Business Development, Abitibi Geophysique inc., Canada
Luc Zandvliet, Founder and Director, Triple R Alliance, Canada
Anastasia Bolton, Business Development Manager, Satellite Applications Catapult, UK
Chair: Ros Lund, Specialist/Mining & Infrastructure, Department for International Trade, UK

16:00
THE FUTURE OF SMART MINING: INNOVATIONS IN EQUIPMENT, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL SPHERE – PART 2

John van Eeghen, Founder & CEO, Reality Check Systems, UK
Thomas Pratelli, Training and Support Consultant, Micromine, UK
Lachezar Kirov, Operations Manager, Devico, Bulgaria
Chair: Tim Buisseret, Country Director for Bulgaria, UK Department for International Trade

17:00
End of 1st Day

CONFERENCE PROGRAM - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18 - DAY 2

09:00
Registration
09.30
Opening Remarks

Jagoda Dokic, TGI Group International

09:40
MINING AND LOCAL SOCIETIES: IMPACT OF PANDEMIC TO REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Djordje Gogic, Deputy President, Raska Municipality
Vladimir Zaharijev, President, Bosilegrad Municipality
dr Nebojsa Arsic, President, Medvedja Municipality
Chair: Aleksandar Vulovic, Compliance and Community Relations Advisor, Medgold Resources Corp

10.50
BREAK
11:30
MINING AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Marnie Finlayson, Managing Director Borates & Lithium, Rio Tinto Minerals, Jadar Project
Ivy Chen, Principal Consultant, CSA Global, an ERM Group Company
Nikola Kjurchiski, Territory Manager Balkans, Weir Minerals
Branislav Grbovic, Project Director & Regional Director SE, Wood, Australia
Chair: Henry Hall, Director, Critical Resource, an ERM Group Company

12.50
GLOBAL MINING FINANCING TRENDS & ISSUES

Eric Rasmussen, Director Natural Resources, EBRD
Stephen Ndegwa, Country Manager for Serbia, World Bank
David Livingstone, Adviser, Investor Mining and Tailings Safety Initiative
Nenad Stankovic, Partner,Stankovic & Partners
Eugen Toaxen, CEO, Pacific GeoTech Systems, Canada
Chair: dr Milan Parivodic, General Legal Counsel, GRAS

14.05
WOMEN IN MINING: HOW WOMEN MANAGE TO SOLVE CHALLENGES?

Milica Bozovic Maric, Director, ALS  Laboratory Services
Sanja Prvulovic, General Manager, Reflex Drilling
Belinda Grealy, AreaBusiness Manager Europe, Orica, UK
Chair: Jasmina Stanimirovic, Chief Technical Officer, Ronly, UK

15.00
END OF CONFERENCE