Barrick and Standard Bank among leading firms to support Digital DRC Mining Week next week
By: DRC Mining Week
Leading speakers and experts featured in next week's live webinar line-up include the DRC's Minister of Mining, Prof. Willy Kitobo Samsoni, Mr Huang Xia, United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, and the EU's ambassador to the DRC, Mr Jean Marc Châtaigner.
Participants will also be able to hear from and interact with mining pioneers such as Cyrille Mutombo, Director at DRC's Kibali Goldmines, Boris Kamstra, Director at Pangea and Alphamin and Louis Watum, MD DRC Operations, Ivanhoe Mines DRC and President of DRC Chamber of Mines.
Mining sector eager to connect
"We are so proud of our digital event line-up and the support that the industry has shown," says Elodie Delagneau, Event Director of DRC Mining Week, adding, "it is clear that the mining sector, despite the current COVID-19 challenges, is eager to connect, learn from each other, and most important of all, to do business and close deals."
"With our premier media partner Mining Review Africa," Elodie states, "which is such a respected voice in the sector, we have put together a topical and informative programme comprising nine live webinars, asking the hard questions but also celebrating the success stories. Participants will be able to ask panellists questions. But there is also an opportunity for our online delegates to network and make new connections with the matchmaking platform which will run simultaneously to the digital conference."
After wide consultations with the industry, the organisers of the DRC Mining Week exhibition and conference, are hosting the digital event during the original dates of the live event in Lubumbashi, which was postponed to 7-9 October 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year is the 16th edition of the event.
The updated live digital programme with discussion topics and speakers can be found on the event website: https://www.drcminingweek.com/
DRC Mining Week is organised by Clarion Events Africa, a leading Cape Town-based and multi-award winning organiser of exhibitions and conferences across the continent in the infrastructure, energy and mining sectors.
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