Over 100 national and international companies and experts presented at MINEX Russia in 2016 offering their views on current practices, projects, investments, strategies technologies and regulatory developments. The Forum provided a powerful impetus for the multilateral exchange of information and better understanding of the on-going changes in the mining industry and opening opportunities to business partnerships, trade and investments.
MINEX Russia 2017 Forum Secretariat calls on national and international mining experts, analysts, investors, technological companies and government authorities to submit before 1 September abstracts to be considered for presentation at the Forum.
The Forum agenda and confirmed speakers will be announced on the Forum website once all speaker proposals have been reviewed.
Presentation at the Forum sessions
Presentations proposed for the mainstream sessions must cover topics that are of general interest to its key audiences and exclude self-promotional or advertising materials. Case studies based on practical experiences in Russia or globally are welcome. Please refer to the list of themes proposed to be addressed at the Forum.
Thought provoking panel discussions are held as part of the mainstream sessions of the forum.
They offer experts opportunities for sharing thoughts and ideas via moderator-led dialogue on the range of themes, e.g. regulation, investment, business practices, etc.
To extend their views beyond the Forum audience, presenters can request an individual interview with the Forum’s special correspondent.
The interview will be published in the Forum news blog subscribed by leading trade publications and internet-media.
Master Classes and Short Courses are in-depth educational sessions led by presenters with expertise in a variety of different subjects. Prior to the main Forum on 12 October, companies or individuals can organise educational events varying from a 60-minute short courses to a half-day or full-day Master Classes. For further Information please request sponsorship terms.
Companies and organisations are welcome to organise their corporate or members-only events alongside the Forum.
For terms and quotes, please contact organising committee.
Themed Lunch interactive round tables
Companies or Individuals interested in sharing their ideas or projects with prospective clients, investors and peers will be able to host themed discussions at the interactive round tables during lunch breaks.
NEW PRESENTATION OPPORTUNITIES
MineTech – International competition of mining challenges and solutions will be held for the first time alongside MINEX Russia 2017.
Launched in April 2017 at MINEX Central Asia Forum in Kazakhstan, MineTech competition (http://minexasia.com/2017/minetech) created new format for winning businesses and selecting mining solutions.
MineTech competition concept
Finding the best possible technological solution for a mine planning, construction, modernisation or closure is a complex task and often involves creative approach and analysis of alternative offers. Striving to achieve greater efficiency in knowledge exchange and engagement between the local mining companies and international vendors the MINEX Russia Forum Secretariat is organising MineTech competition of mining challenges and solutions.
The competition is designed around a win-win formula: the mining companies will get a wide spectrum of turnkey solutions from local and international providers.
The vendors will have a chance to demonstrate the application of their products and technologies for resolving specific cases. The forum delegates will participate in lively discussions and learn about new technologies and solutions.
After the competition the mining companies will be able to create a super challenge and invite the winners to implement the proposed solutions.
To attract the attention of the Forum’s audience to new cases, innovative technologies and investment projects, MINEX Forum Secretariat offers companies opportunities for organising webinars prior or during MINEX Russia Forum. The webinar platform can simultaneously connect up to 500 viewers.
During the webinar, companies can conduct slide presentations, organise panel discussions in a round table format, present videos, organise Q&As, Polls and Sweepstake. With built-in reports, analytics and full-service registration, MINEX Forum webinars reveals your most engaged attendees.
MINEX Russia Forum content reach agenda will focus on key developments, projects and challenges in the Russian mining industry.
Themes proposed for the discussion at the Forum
Trends in metals markets and their impact on the development of the Russian mining industry
Leaders: plans and strategies
Development of the modern regulatory and legal system in the mining sector
Discovering and development of new deposits: new projects and technologies
Modern opportunities in the Russian mining industry through the eyes of investors
Regional focus: initiatives and prospective projects in key mining regions of Russia
Ecological safety and energy consumption in the mining sector
Optimizing and improving the efficiency of mining to meet productivity growth targets
Measuring the performance of mining companies on economic development, and environmental, social and governance issues
Responsible mining – managing industrial safety, workforce protection and social responsibility
Internetisation and automation of mining in Russia: opportunities and realities
Use of digital technologies to optimise production processes and reduce costs
Management of technical risks and safety in mining
Mine design and mine planning
Financing mining projects
Value creation by mining companies: development and sales strategies
Import substitution and development of local content in Russia’s mining industry
Mining infrastructure and construction
Evolution of technical standards and techniques to improve efficiency of mining in Russia
Innovative technological solutions in mining industry
Plenary sessions of the Forum are held in the main conference room and provide platform for keynote addresses and presentations by distinguished speakers and senior representatives of major companies, national and international organisations.
The sessions cover wide range of themes of general interest to the Forum audience e.g. industry trends, policy changes, major investment and development projects.
Technical sessions. Presentation time: 10 – 20 minutes (including Q&As). Paid admission to registered delegates only
Technical sessions are held in the Tolstoy Hall and the main conference room and focus on the technical and management aspects, for example: improving the production efficiency of enterprises; Development of mining and exploration projects; Processing and Transportation of ores and concentrates, etc.
Master Classes and Short Courses. Presentation time: 30– 190 minutes. Paid admission to registered delegates only
Master Classes and Short Courses are in-depth educational sessions led by presenters with expertise in a variety of different subject matters. Master classes are designed for the level of technical specialists and managers of mining enterprises and provide an opportunity for interactive and intensive introduction of modern mining solutions and practices.
Panel discussions. Length up to 60 minutes. Paid admission to registered delegates only
Thought provoking panel discussions will be held in the main conference and offer experts opportunities for sharing thoughts and ideas via moderator-led dialogue on the range of themes e.g. regulation, investment, business practices, etc.
Interviews on main stage. Length up to 30 minutes. Paid admission to registered delegates only
The Forum platform offers experts and senior executives exclusive opportunities to present their views on mining industry developments via a moderator-led discussions.
To extend their views beyond the Forum audience, presenters can request an individual interview with the Forum’s special correspondent. The interview will be published in the Forum news blog subscribed by leading trade publications and internet-media.
All participants must register for the Forum and pay the registration fee unless exceptions were pre-agreed with the Organisers.
MineTech. Presentation time: 10 – 20 minutes (including Q&As). Free admission to exhibition visitors and forum delegates
International competition of mining challenges and solutions
NB: Speakers are advised to submit proposals before the official deadline as by the 1st September most of speaking slots will be already reserved.
SPEAKER PARTICIPATION TERMS
All presenters must pre-register for the Forum and pay the registration fee unless exceptions were pre-agreed with the Organisers. Speaker application with Delegate or Exhibitor registration forms.
Participation costs for presenters:
Participation in the Master Class (10 October) with presentation – Please enquire about availability
Participation in the Forum (11 – 12 October) with presentation at the Forum sessions, Panel discussions or MineTech – Cost: 750 USD
Participation in the Gala Dinner (20 April) – Cost: 120 USD
NB: Speakers presenting on behalf of sponsor or exhibitor will be provided with a complimentary admission in accordance with the sponsorship and exhibitor terms.
In order to market your presentation appearance at this event via the event website and advertising please complete speaker application form before 1 September.
Once your application has been accepted please remember to submit the following materials:
Before 15 September – Submit slides (PDF format) to be included in the delegate handout discs
Before 1 October – Arrange admission payment the Forum (applicable to independent speakers who did not register as Sponsors or Exhibitors)
Before 6 October – submit PPT or PPTX slides for onscreen presentation
If the file size exceeds 10 MB, please upload it on free ftp server: http://wikisend.com or https://www.dropbox.com and email the link to the file to firstname.lastname@example.org
All speaker changes must be communicated in writing to email@example.com.
In case of speaker replacement new speaker form must be submitted at the earliest convenience.
Due to production deadlines, new speaker profiles received after 6 October will not printed in the Forum catalogue or printed programs. When possible, new speaker profiles will be updated on the Forum website.
Speaker cancellations received between 1 September and 1 October – 75% refund of the paid admission fee
Speaker cancellations received after 1 October – no refund. When possible, a credit note will be issued for attending another event organised by MINEX Forum