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one-to-one meetings global media coverage 9th-10th October 2018 Gaborone, Botswana Book your place now:

On behalf of the organising committee, we are delighted to invite you to participate in the fourth Africa Mining Summit which will take place on 9th-10th October 2018 in Gaborone, Botswana. The event is co-hosted by the African Union Commission and the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security (MMGE), Botswana and organized by GRV Global Ltd, United Kingdom.

/ Introduction The Africa Mining Summit offers a more intimate way of gaining new opportunities and customers from that of the ‘Big’ Indaba’s, exhibitions and conferences. AMS enables more networking and face time, dedicated refreshment and exhibiting zones, a gala dinner and pre-scheduled match making meetings using the latest ‘meeting’ software’.

Those that attended previous years agree that this is now their preferred deal making platform for mining opportunities in Africa. The event brings together suppliers who are looking to sell to the mining corporates, mining corporates who seek investment, investors who want to strike deals with government and government ministers who engage all groups to discuss new opportunities in their countries.

/ Miners and Senior Officials present details of their company’s and countries Africa projects. / CEO’s – discuss market perspective and provide big picture commentary with audience participation. / Business Matchmaking – lengthy one-on-one meetings provide the perfect environment for networking and deal making.

“The Summit has been very fantastic, bringing people from all around the world – knowledge sharing and networking. I have attended many conferences, the one-to-one meetings have been so fantastic, they open the door to hidden opportunities in terms of business.” Rev. Emmanuel Coffie-Anum, Environmental Coordinator at Ghana Manganese Company Ltd.

/W  hat makes AMS unique? / Established high-level pan-African international event promoting the development of Africa’s mining sector. / Unrivalled networking opportunities, featuring numerous social functions. / Attended by the top decision makers from both private and public sectors. / The 2017 event was host to 250 visitors, 225 delegates, 23 exhibitors, 28 speakers, 15 media partners and 24 sponsors. / Excellent global media coverage. / Outcomes from discussions at the event will be used with information to assist the further development of the sector.

/ Reasons to attend By attending the conference, delegates will have the opportunity to: / Gain additional insight into the current status of the mining sectors across Africa. / Meet and network with senior executives from public and private sector stakeholders, as well as relevant service providers under one roof. / Identify key investment and business opportunities including strategic investments, training/capacity building, services, etc. / Share experiences and discuss trends. / Learn more about the specific plans for the AU’s and Botswana’s development. / Understand the legal and regulatory frameworks for mining in Africa.

/ Featured speakers Alan M. Clegg Pr.Eng Independent Mining & Energy Consultant, Independent Director of Resource Companies, Conference Chairman His Excellency Mr. Albert Muchanga Trade and Industry, African Union Commission

Hon. Eric Mothusi Molale Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security (MMGE), Botswana

Hon. Christopher Yaluma Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Zambia

Frank Dixon Mugyenyi Senior Industry Adviser, Department of Trade and Industry, African Union Commission

Kojo Busia, Ph. D., Snr. Mineral Sector Governance Advisor, African Mineral Development Centre/AMDC, UNECA Ben Magara CEO, Lonmin

Alfred Baku EVP & Head of West Africa Region, Gold Fields

Johan Dippenaar CEO, Petra Diamonds

Fiona Perrott-Humphrey Senior Advisor Mining Team Rothschild & Co

“Very useful particularly the diverse range of people from Ministries through service suppliers, insurance, banks and obviously fellow mining companies.� Simon Perkiss, CEO - Consolidated Nickel Mines Plc.

Deo Mwanyika Senior Vice President, Acacia

Steven Din CEO, Konkola Copper Mines

Ralph Rossouw MD, Vedanta Resources plc Africa

Mr. Simon Purkiss CEO, Consolidated Nickel Mines Ltd

James AH Campbell MD, Botswana Diamonds

Mark Parker CEO, Equator Gold

Mr. James Allan CEO, Sable Metals & Minerals Limited

Neeraj Saxena Country Head, Jindal Africa

Louis Coetzee CEO, Kibo Mining Plc

Dr. Quinton Hills CEO, Laconia Resources Limited

Lenayang Dimbungu Mining Head, Debswana Group

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi CEO, Kalagadi Manganese

/ Agenda Day One Tuesday 9th October

Day Two Wednesday 10th October

The Grand Palm Hotel Resort, Gaborone

The Grand Palm Hotel Resort, Gaborone

Keynote address x 2

Keynote address x 2

Special Information Session AUC AFRICA MINING VISION (AMV) – HIGH LEVEL DIALOGUE THEME Session Format: The African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry, H.E Albert Muchanga will deliver the opening keynote address.

Panel Discussion JUNIOR MINING FINANCE PANEL: Financing world class mining projects of the future. How available is mine finance to the junior sector at present? What size of project can get funding?

This will be followed by a panel discussion involving a minimum of 3 selected African Ministers and 2 business leaders moderated by Alan Clegg. There after a Question and Answer Session will follow resulting in key recommendations for the way forward.

How should mining companies think about maintaining their share price during the transition to production?

Panel Discussion LEADERS IN MINING INVESTMENT ROUNDTABLE Mining Finance, Accessing Capital, M&A, Metals, PE, Funds and Strategy Panel Discussion POWER & ENERGY Mining Energy Use, Demand, Storage and Future Demand. Discussing reducing costs, prioritising needs, the provision of power generation services, co-generation systems, the potential for renewables, changing mind-sets, and the global battery boom.

Access and availability of debt – are banks becoming more confident in the industry again? The growing role of Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) in the junior mining space. Investment and innovation at the mine face: can mines accelerate discovery and de-risk exploration investment through investing in the right technologies and processes?

Panel Discussion FUTURE TRENDS Discussing seizing opportunities – Autonomous Mining, Smart Mining, Technology & Innovation, Future of Mining, Overcoming challenges with talent, mega projects & related demand, digital growth, the value of data, drones & advanced solutions, and beneficiation (inc. tailings) - becoming the added value!

Panel Discussion INNOVATION - PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Discussing inspiring innovation through leadership and adopting technology (its lead on equipment and process development) and enhanced communications (highspeed connectivity for a seamless exchange of information between mining sites and headquarters, for production efficiency, security, and its impact on people). Also assessing and accepting risk and developing skills for the future.

“Hugely met my expectations in every way, I thought it was incredibly well organised and fantastically well produced.” Chris Cleverly, Chairman - African Potash Plc.

“This was a very successful Summit, with very important delegates who form the backbone of future mining success in Africa. Thank you GRV Global.� Moses Njiru Njeru, Kenya Chamber of Mines.

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/ Travel and Accommodation

The Grand Palm Hotel Casino and Convention Resort offers luxurious and affordable accommodation in two hotels across the estate – the luxury Peermont Walmont and the Peermont Metcourt Inn – and is just a few minutes from the city centre of Gaborone and 12km from the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport. Hotel and facilities The air-conditioned rooms are decorated in warm colours and come fitted with a flat-screen satellite TV, seating area and minibar. The estate offers free WiFi in all areas. There’s gourmet dining in the awardwinning Beef Baron Rib & Grill Room, the Bai Sheng Chinese Restaurant and Mokolwane

Bistro, lively entertainment, a thrilling casino, and a Camelot Health and Beauty Spa, all underpinned by warm Botswana hospitality. Breakfast is served at the Mokolwane Bistro at Peermont Walmont at the Grand Palm. The restaurant serves a variety of scrumptious meals including international cuisine. The hotel offers a bar, casino and 24-hour front desk.

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“Absolutely fantastic, first class yet again! We’ve been able to speak with Ministers directly and get their contact details; they’ve been listening to us too - client interactions were spot on!” Allan Bennett, Weatherford.

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Product Placement Large machinery and vehicles can be placed outside the venue at a cost of £300 per sq/m, subject to available space. Live Demonstrations Price on application Cultural Dinner Tickets Cultural Dinner Ticket, includes networking with all event participants and VIP guests: £75 Other Sponsorship Opportunities Price on application

/ Sponsorship & delegate enquiries For any sponsorship information, please contact our Sales team on: +44 (0)20 3817 5346,

/ Media & admin enquiries For media, hotel booking and any general enquiry, please contact our Communication team on: +44 (0)20 3640 8222,

/ Speaking enquiries If you would like to enquire about making a presentation, please contact our Production team on: +44 (0)20 3640 8222,

Ams brochure may 2018  
Ams brochure may 2018