This leading annual conference combines presentations by listed mining and exploration companies with a large exhibition area housing exhibitors from the sector. A world class entertainment program ensures that delegates experience the very best of the style and hospitality of Kalgoorlie, the unofficial gold mining capital of Australia.
The delegation is made up of mining and exploration companies, brokers, bankers,investors, financiers and mining service industries. A 50 strong media contingent ensures that the proceedings of the Forum are widely reported.
Forum 2020: 12 to 14 October, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Select from the available 2020 attendance passes or register your future interest for presenting or exhibiting.
We have been, and continue to, consult with our key stakeholders on the issue of COVID–19 along with analysis of all recommendations from WHO, the WA Health Department and the broader mining industry. It is business as usual for Diggers in August 2020 but of course we are continuing to monitor the situation.
Diggers & Dealers endeavours to secure highly respected and relevant experts who are well-positioned to provide insightful commentary to delegates on the global economic outlook. The forum remains committed to maintaining the highest standards associated with the event.
Diggers & Dealers is pleased to announce Professor Ian Goldin as the keynote speaker for the 2020 Diggers and Dealers Mining Forum.
Each year Diggers and Dealers endeavors to secure a keynote speaker who provides the forum attendees with a view of the current global economic situation and trends affecting the mining industry. We are sure that Professor Goldin will be of particular interest given his early career in Africa, international experience and economic credentials.
Ian Goldin is the Oxford University Professor of Globalisation and Development, the Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change and the founding Director of the Oxford Martin School. He was previously was the Vice President of the World Bank and the Group’s Director of Policy, after serving as Chief Executive of the Development Bank of Southern Africa and Advisor to President Nelson Mandela.
Professor Goldin has served as Principal Economist at the EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development). He has an MSc from the London School of Economics, and an MA and Doctorate from the University of Oxford.
Ian has been knighted by the French Government and has published 21 books, including Age of Discovery: Navigating the Storms of Our Second Renaissance; The Butterfly Defect: How Globalisation Creates Systemic Risks, and What to Do About it; Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped our World and Will Define our Future; and, Is the Planet Full? He also wrote and presented the Five Part Series After the Crash and the BBC Documentary Will Artificial Intelligence Kill Development?
Professor Goldin has been a non-executive Director on numerous boards, including CDC, Implenia; Metropolitan, Old Mutual and Skandia, chairing and serving on all Board Committees. He is an Honorary Trustee of Comic Relief and the Chair of the CORE-econ initiative to modernise the teaching of economics.
He lectures at Oxford, Harvard and Tsinghua Universities and provides advisory and consultancy services to governments and over 30 leading global companies, including leading strategy discussions for Boards. His recent speaking engagements include the opening keynote at Google Zeitgeist, the Microsoft CEO Forum and TED. For the past 21 years he has provided keynotes at the World Economic Forum meetings in Davos.
The event to toast the industry and present the G. J. Stokes Memorial, Digger, Dealer, Media and Best Emerging Company Awards to the outstanding players in the industry. An evening of fine fare and world class entertainment proudly sponsored by WesTrac. Doors open at 6:30pm sharp. Dress is jacket and tie.
In 1992, when attendance was around 250 delegates, Geoffrey Stokes began the Diggers & Dealers in its current format. The awards at the time recognised the outstanding players in the industry as they do now. Several of the winners of these awards remain active in the resources industry today. The awards were presented at the various gala dinner venues; the Kalgoorlie Town Hall and Cruickshank Oval.
Should you be interested in visiting a particular project whilst in the region, please contact the relevant company directly.
Buses will be at the airport to collect delegates arriving on Sunday 4 August and Monday 5 August. These buses will run for the duration of the Forum between the Forum venue, socials and all accommodation venues.
Goldfields Arts Centre, Cheetham Street, Kalgoorlie.
An IT Room is located in the Goldfields Arts Centre, equipped with computer terminals and broadband access points for your laptop. Wireless access is available from the marquee. IT staff are on hand to provide technical advice and assistance.
For a hotel listing please visit Listing. Whilst the listing is from the Visitor Centre website, the centre does not handle accommodation placement. You will need to contact the hotels direct, not the Visitor Centre.
An alternate to hotel and motel style accommodation is exclusive use of private homes with Kalgoorlie Homes for short term lease ie minimum of four nights for the forum period.
Sam Fostinelli email@example.com 0417 415 517
Registered delegates may collect their name badges and delegate information packs from the Registration Desk located in the sponsors marquee at the Goldfields Arts Centre please follow the signs. Registration will relocate from the centre of the marquee to the main entrance from Morning Tea on Monday and will be open for the duration of the event for name changes, late arrivals and enquiries.
Registration times are:
Sunday 11 October, 1:00pm to 5:30pm
Monday 12 October, 7:30am onwards
Both Virgin and Qantas service the region. Extra flights and capacity direct to Kalgoorlie are added to their schedules to cater for the additional demand. Check with these airlines or your travel agent for details of the flights for the week of the conference.Restaurants
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