Agenda

The current program is available for download here (as of 12 February 2019).

19-February 2019

11:00 | Registration - Light snacks and beverages

12:00 | Opening session:

 

  • Keynote address (Maria Krautzberger, President German Environment Agency)
  • Keynote address (Svenja Schulze, Federal German Environment Minister)
  • Keynote speech (R. Antony Hodge, Queen's University of Kingston)
  • Panel discussion

 

14:00 | Coffee break

14:30 | Session 1: Mining and the Environment

Environmental raw material criticality, environmental risks and impacts of mining

16:15 | Coffee break

16:45 | Launch of the International Resource Panel's Report: Mineral Resource Governance for Sustainable Development

17:15 | Session 2: Options for International and EU Governance

Cooperation, partnerships, due diligence regulation, treaties and agreements

18:30 | Evening buffet reception

20-February 2019

9:00 | Welcome and recalling day 1

9:10 | Session 3: Responsibility in Global Supply Chains

Supply-chain due-diligence, standard, initiatives, certification schemes

10:50 | Coffee break

11:20 | Session 4: Mining and Climate Change

Adaptation and mitigation in mining sector, linkages to environmental and supply risks

12:40 | Introducing the topics for the afternoon break-out sessions

12:45 | Lunch break incl.poster walk

13:45 | 4 Parallel break-out sessions

    1. Mining and the Environment
   
2. Responsibility in Global Supply Chains
    3.
Options for International and EU Governance
    4. Mining and Climate Change

15:00 | Coffee break


15:30 | Outcome of break-out sessions


15:50 | Session 5: Closing Panel


17:00 | Closing