Advancing sustainable mining

The 9th International Conference on
Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry

SYDNEY 27–29 MAY 2019

#sdimi2019


Keynote Speakers

Robert Boutilier

Associate, Centre for Sustainable Development, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

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Prof Deanna Kemp

University of Queensland

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A/Prof David Laurence

Founding Director, ACSMP

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Dr Harmony Musiyarira

Head of Department, Mining and Process Engineering, Namibia University of Science & Technology

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Dr Nga Nguyen

Department of Mining Management, University of Mining and Geology, Vietnam

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Dr Deborah Shields

Department of Economics, Affiliate Faculty, Colorado State University

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Dr Ian Thomson

Principal, Shinglespit Consultants

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Michael Tost

Senior Researcher, Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria

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Conference Themes

  • Connecting (critical) raw materials with future societal demands
  • Integrating social license into the overall value chain
  • Intersection of social license and its contribution to sustainability and sustainable mining practices (i.e. worldview, policy, ethics etc.)
  • Understanding social licence complexities
  • Sustainable mining through Indigenous collaboration
  • Utilising minerals economics to deliver sustainable outcomes
  • The role of corporate social responsibility in sustainable mining practices
  • The role of technology in enhancing sustainability outcomes
  • Effective conflict resolution techniques and strategies
  • Social License in action; Australian and international case studies

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