Programme

Mineral Products 2019

Planning Long … Embracing Change

Monday 24 June 2019

QEII Conference Centre, Parliament Square, Westminster

Facilitated by Sophie Raworth

 

10:00       Registration, Exhibition & Networking

Conference Session 1 – Digital, Innovation, Political & Energy Outlooks

11:30 – 11:45       WELCOME
Nigel Jackson, CEO, Mineral Products Association

11:45 – 12:15       DIGITAL & INNOVATION OUTLOOK
Lindsay Herbert, Author of Digital Transformation

12:15 – 13:00       ENERGY OUTLOOK | Panel Discussion
William Zimmern, Head of Global Macroeconomics BP; Professor Michael Grubb, Professor of Energy & Climate Change, University College London

13:00 – 14:00       Lunch, exhibition and networking

Conference Session 2 – Construction & Mineral Resources

14:00 – 14:30       POLITICAL OUTLOOK
Professor Vernon Bogdanor, Research Professor at the Centre for British Politics and Government, King’s College London

14:30 – 15:00       TRANSFORMING CONSTRUCTION
Keith Waller, Programme Director, Transforming Construction Alliance

15:00 – 15:45       MINERAL RESOURCE PRESSURES | Panel Discussion
Dr Matthew Free, Director, Geohazard and Risk Management, Arup; Pascal Peduzzi, Director, GRID-Geneva, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); Andrew Bloodworth, Science Director for Minerals and Waste, British Geological Survey

15:45 – 16:00       UK EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES TRANSPARENCY INITIATIVE (EITI)
Matthew Ray, Deputy Director, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

16:00 – 16:15       SUMMARY & CLOSE CONFERENCE

1615       Refreshments