CONFERENCE PROGRAM - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5 - DAY 1

09.00
Registration - Arrival of Conference Participants
09.30
Opening Remarks

Aleksandar Antic, Minister of Mining and Energy of the Republic of Serbia

09.50
MINING AS A SOURCE FOR CREATING NATIONAL WEALTH – WORLD EXPERIENCE

H.E. Kati Csaba, Ambassador of Canada to Serbia
H.E. Sian MacLeod, Ambassador of  Great  Britain to Serbia
H.E. Chen Bo, Ambassador of China to Serbia
H.E. Ruth Stewart, Ambassador of Australia to Serbia
H.E. Kimmo Lahdevirta, Ambassador of Finland to Serbia
H.E. Jan Lundin, Ambassador of Sweden to Serbia

11.05
Welcome Remarks

Branko Zecevic, President, GRAS
Mirjana Doncic Beaton, Managing Director, CANSEE

11.20
Break – coffee/tea
11.50
FEMALE LEADERSHIP: WOMEN IN MINING

Teodora Dechev, CEO and President, Mundoro Capital Inc
Dragana Davidovic, Project Manager Timok Gold Project, Dundee Precious Metals
Biljana Rankic, Director, Balkan Gold
Chair: H.E. Kati Csaba, Ambassador of Canada to Serbia

12.50
REALIZING THE FULL POTENTIAL OF SERBIA'S MINERAL RESOURCES

prof. dr Stevica Dedjanski, State Secretary, Ministry of Mining and Energy of the Republic of Serbia
ZIJIN Representative
Marnie Finlayson, General Manager, Rio Tinto Minerals, Jadar Project
Stephen Ndegwa, Country Manager for Serbia, World Bank
Fabian Baker, President and COO, Tethyan Resources Corp.
Chair: Geraint Bowden, Senior Partner, ERM London

14.00
IMPORTANCE OF SUSTAINABLE MINING

Damien Gregoire,VP Public Affairs, Natural Resources and HSE, Carmeuse Europe     
Peter Robinson, Chief Advisor for Mining Operations, Metalfer
Bo Krogvig, Senior VP Communications and Public Affairs, LKAB
Alexander Palkovsky, COO/CFO, Euro Lithium Inc.
Chair: Aleksandar Vulovic, Compliance and Community Relations Advisor, Medgold Resources Corp.

15.00
Break – light lunch
15.50
MINING INDUSTRY: THE BEST INTERNATIONAL PRACTICES

Branislav Grbovic, Project Director & Regional Director SE, Wood, Australia
Mike Struthers, CEO, Bolnisi Project, Georgia
Chair: Dragan Milosevic, Manager, Terragold&co d.o.o Belgrade

16:30
FUNDING POSSIBILITIES IN MINING SECTOR AND MINING LAW

Eric Rasmussen, Director Natural Resources, EBRD
dr Milan Parivodic, Attorney at Law, Parivodic Advokati/Lawyers
Chair: Nenad Stankovic, Partner, Stankovic & Partners

17:00
MINING AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

MSc Sabina Ivanovic, Environmental Assessments WG Coordinator, Ministry of Environmental Protection
MSc Gordana Petkovic, Senior Counsel, Parivodic Advokati/Lawyers
Chair: dr Milan Parivodic, General Legal Counsel, GRAS

17:30
End of 1st Day

CONFERENCE PROGRAM - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 - DAY 2

09:00
Registration - Arrival of Conference Participants
09.35
Opening Remarks

Ivan Jankovic, Assistant Minister, Ministry of Mining and Energy of the Republic of Serbia

09:50
MINING DEVELOPMENT: IMPACT TO LOCAL SOCIETIES – PROGRESS REPORT

Aleksandar Milikic, Mayor, City of Bor
Vidoje Petrovic, Mayor, City of Loznica
Ignjat Rakitic, President, Raska Municipality
Vladimir Zaharijev, President, Bosilegrad Municipality
dr Nebojsa Arsic, President, Medvedja Municipality
Safet Pavlovic, President, Zagubica Municipality
Chair: Aleksandar Vulovic, Compliance and Community Relations Advisor, Medgold Resources Corp.

11.20
Break – coffee/tea
11.50
INNOVATIONS IN MINING: EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

DRAEGER Representative
FLSMIDTH Representative
Marcin Mrowiec, Sales Support Manager - Mining Europe, Metso Poland
Chair: Dragan Milosevic, Manager, Terragold&co d.o.o Belgrade

13.05
WHAT MINING MEANS IN OUR LIFE?

dr Vladimir Simic, Professor, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mining and Geology

13.30
Adjourn – light lunch – Sponsored by GRAS