Forum Programme


Preliminary program – PDF


  • 25 June
  • 26 June
  • 27 June
  • All Halls
  • Royal III ballroom
  • Serdica ballroom
08:30 - 09:00 Welcome Coffee
09:00 - 10:00 Keynote session 1
Sustainability and the Macro-Picture for the European Mining Sector
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:20 Session 1
Mining Challenges, Trends and Opportunities in the South-Eastern Europe
10:30 - 11:20 Session 2
The Role of Governance and Regulation in the National Mining Industries of South-East Europe
11:20 - 11:30 Reset of Speaker Panel
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:20 Session 3
Developments in Corporate Strategy, Management and Investment in the Mining Industry
14:20 - 14:30 Reset of Speaker Panel
14:30 - 15:30 Session 4
Prospects and Opportunities for Exploration and Greenfield Development in South-East Europe
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00 Session 5
Developments in Exploration Technologies
18:00 - 20:00 Drinks reception hosted by the British Embassy in Sofia
09:00 - 10:00 Keynote session 1
Sustainability and the Macro-Picture for the European Mining Sector
10:30 - 11:20 Session 1
Mining Challenges, Trends and Opportunities in the South-Eastern Europe
10:30 - 11:20 Session 2
The Role of Governance and Regulation in the National Mining Industries of South-East Europe
11:20 - 11:30 Reset of Speaker Panel
13:30 - 14:20 Session 3
Developments in Corporate Strategy, Management and Investment in the Mining Industry
14:20 - 14:30 Reset of Speaker Panel
14:30 - 15:30 Session 4
Prospects and Opportunities for Exploration and Greenfield Development in South-East Europe
16:00 - 17:00 Session 5
Developments in Exploration Technologies
08:30 - 09:00 Welcome Coffee
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
  • All Halls
  • Royal III ballroom
  • Serdica ballroom
08:30 - 09:00 Welcome Coffee
09:00 - 10:00 Keynote session 2
Metals Sustainability: The Broader Picture
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:20 Session 6
Financing Exploration and Mining Projects in Europe
11:20 - 11:30 Reset of Speaker Panel
11:30 - 12:20 Session 7
Building the Green Mining Industry
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:20 Session 8
Advanced Mining Operations Management
14:20 - 14:30 Reset of Speaker Panel
14:30 - 15:30 Session 9
The Digital Mine: Breakthroughs and Disruptions in Mining Technology
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00 Session 10
Ensuring a Positive Labour Market and Social Impact from Mining Operations
20:00 - 23:00 Gala dinner
09:00 - 10:00 Keynote session 2
Metals Sustainability: The Broader Picture
10:30 - 11:20 Session 6
Financing Exploration and Mining Projects in Europe
11:20 - 11:30 Reset of Speaker Panel
11:30 - 12:20 Session 7
Building the Green Mining Industry
13:30 - 14:20 Session 8
Advanced Mining Operations Management
14:20 - 14:30 Reset of Speaker Panel
14:30 - 15:30 Session 9
The Digital Mine: Breakthroughs and Disruptions in Mining Technology
16:00 - 17:00 Session 10
Ensuring a Positive Labour Market and Social Impact from Mining Operations
08:30 - 09:00 Welcome Coffee
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
08:30 - 09:00 Welcome Coffee
09:00 - 10:00 Keynote session 2
Metals Sustainability: The Broader Picture
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:20 Session 6
Financing Exploration and Mining Projects in Europe
11:20 - 11:30 Reset of Speaker Panel
11:30 - 12:20 Session 7
Building the Green Mining Industry
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:20 Session 8
Advanced Mining Operations Management
14:20 - 14:30 Reset of Speaker Panel
14:30 - 15:30 Session 9
The Digital Mine: Breakthroughs and Disruptions in Mining Technology
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00 Session 10
Ensuring a Positive Labour Market and Social Impact from Mining Operations
20:00 - 23:00 Gala dinner
08:30 - 09:00 Welcome Coffee
09:00 - 10:00 Keynote session 2
Metals Sustainability: The Broader Picture
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:20 Session 6
Financing Exploration and Mining Projects in Europe
11:20 - 11:30 Reset of Speaker Panel
11:30 - 12:20 Session 7
Building the Green Mining Industry
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:20 Session 8
Advanced Mining Operations Management
14:20 - 14:30 Reset of Speaker Panel
14:30 - 15:30 Session 9
The Digital Mine: Breakthroughs and Disruptions in Mining Technology
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00 Session 10
Ensuring a Positive Labour Market and Social Impact from Mining Operations
20:00 - 23:00 Gala dinner
  • All Visits
08:30 - 16:00 Mine Visits
Option 1 - Ellatzite-Med
08:30 - 16:00 Mine Visits
Option 2- Visit to Krumovgrad open pit gold mine - Dundee Precious Metals (to be confirmed)
08:30 - 16:00 Mine Visits
Option 1 - Ellatzite-Med
08:30 - 16:00 Mine Visits
Option 2- Visit to Krumovgrad open pit gold mine - Dundee Precious Metals (to be confirmed)