NSW Mining Exploration Forum

Parliament of New South Wales, Sydney

6 May 2019


'Learn from the past, manage the present, ensure the future' 

The NSW Mining Exploration Forum, sponsored by Hetherington Exploration & Mining Title Services, brings the NSW exploration sector together to discuss regulatory and policy issues, new advances in exploration geology and case studies of successful exploration projects. 
If you would like to register, please contact Maddie Dimech mdimech@nswmining.com.au


The event program includes a wide range of highly regarded industry, government and exploration professionals and academics who will share their valuable insights talking to the event theme of “Learn from the past, manage the present, ensure the future”.

Technical panel

A technical panel session will cover licensing and permitting requirements for exploration and negotiating land access, with representatives from departments including the Division of Resources and Geoscience, Forestry Corporation of NSW Resources Regulator and Crown Lands. During this session, attendees will have the opportunity to direct questions to the panel.

New and innovative techniques and tools for exploration

A series of talks on new and innovative techniques and tools for exploration will be held post lunch. Confirmed speakers include:
  • David Cohen, Associate Professor in Exploration Geochemistry, University of NSW
  • Dietmar Muller, Professor of Geophysics, University of Sydney
  • June Hill, Senior Research Scientist in Mathematical Geosciences and Structural Geology, CSIRO
  • Mark Arundell, Principal Consultant, IMEx Consulting

Exploration success stories

A number of best practice exploration success stories will be presented. Confirmed speakers include:
  • Luke Cox, Clean Teq
  • Ian Chalmers, Technical Director, Alkane Resources
  • Dean Fredericksen, Manager - Exploration (NSW), Evolution Mining
The full program of speakers will be released soon.

Date and venue

The forum will be held at the NSW Parliament House Theaterette, Sydney on Monday 6 May, from 9am to 5pm (registrations open at 8.30am for a 9am start). 
An informal networking dinner will be held after the forum. Details will be advised closer to the date.

Ticket prices

NSWMC members: Free
Non-members: $100 + GST

Networking Dinner

6pm @ Verandah Bar | 55-65 Elizabeth Street, Sydney NSW 2000 (view map)

A networking dinner will be held on the evening of Monday 6 May from 6pm at Verandah Bar. Please note that we will be taking RSVPs for numbers only. Meals and drinks to be ordered and paid for on the night by individuals.
Please understand that as this is a popular event, NSWMC members will be given first priority with tickets. 
We look forward to seeing you there!
The NSW Mining Team


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