Forum speakers

  • Yerniyaz Abildin
  • Rufat Adilov
  • Adina Aimukhan
  • Dr. Mike Armitage
  • Fuad Asadov
  • Ruslan Baimishev
  • Miroslav Barteček
  • Nurassyl Battalgazy
  • Galina Baymakhanova
  • Mike Beare
  • Rostislav Bilik
  • Russell Birrell
  • Yulia Cherepanova
  • Kris Czajewski
  • Eldar Dautov
  • Yuri Davydenko
  • Ian Dunican
  • Gregory Edmonds
  • Jon Edwards
  • Ruslan Erzhanov
  • Jonathan Eves
  • Georgiy Freiman
  • James Gilbertson
  • Alexander Grevtsev
  • Kenbeyil Isayev
  • Gyozo Jordan
  • Jane Joughin
  • Nikolay Kamensky
  • Dmitriy Kan
  • Timur Karsenov
  • Aida Kenshimova
  • Marat Khakimzhanov
  • Maxim Kononov
  • Nurlan Kussainov
  • Dmitri Makarov
  • Asem Mantaeva
  • Andrew McAllister
  • Matthew Mullins
  • Makhmud Muradov
  • Gaukhar Museeva
  • Akbatyr Nadyrbayev
  • Denis Narozhny
  • Richard Nicholls
  • Carrie Nicholls
  • Chris Nind
  • Timur Odilov
  • Che Osmond
  • Livia Paggi
  • Dr. Agris Preimanis
  • Arkady Rogalsky
  • Sergei Sabanov
  • Alisher Saduov
  • Talgat Satiev
  • Murat Sayduakasov
  • Stefan Scholz
  • Alexey Shalashinski
  • Pavel Shevchenko
  • Robin Simpson
  • Kate Tetley
  • Nursultan Toksanbayev
  • Timur Toktabayev
  • Kairat Turmagambetov
  • Saule Urazayeva
  • Carl Williams
  • Stephen Wilson
  • Stanislav Yakimenko
  • Marat Yelibayev
  • Diyar Yereshev
  • Dastanbek Yesdaulet
  • John van Eeghen
  • Arnoldus van den Hurk



  • Yerniyaz Abildin
    Yerniyaz Abildin
    Master's degree student, Nazarbayev University, School of Mining and Geosciences

    Presentation Theme

  • Geometallurgy and its application in mine planning




  • Rufat Adilov
    Rufat Adilov
    Deputy General Director, ТОО "Dala Mining"

    Presentation Theme

  • The Koktenkol field. Intermediate site.




  • Adina Aimukhan
    Adina Aimukhan
    Student, Kazakh-British Technical University

    Presentation Theme

  • New method for express characterization of productive formations and improved hydrocarbon and ore recovery using advances in hydraulical fracturing, in situ leachingand for mining and petroleum operations




  • Dr. Mike Armitage
    Dr. Mike Armitage
    Corporate Consultant (Resource Geology), SRK Consulting (UK)



    Fuad Asadov
    Fuad Asadov
    General Director, ThoroughTec Simulation LLC.

    Presentation Theme

  • Innovative methods of accelerated development of human capital in the mining industry. Integration of cutting-edge high fidelity simulator based training systems into mining workforce training and certification programs




  • Ruslan Baimishev
    Ruslan Baimishev
    Director of the Subsoil Use Management Department, Ministry of Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    Presentation Theme

  • On the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan" On Subsoil and Subsoil Use”.

    On the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan" On Subsoil and Subsoil Use”



  • Miroslav Barteček
    Miroslav Barteček
    Commercial Manager, Ferrit

    Presentation Theme

  • Progressive methods of transport for the mining of minerals in a deep way (method).




  • Nurassyl Battalgazy
    Nurassyl Battalgazy
    Master’s degree student, Nazarbayev University, School of Mining and Geosciences

    Presentation Theme

  • Application of Geostatistical Co-Simulation for further mine optimization and production planning processes




  • Galina Baymakhanova
    Galina Baymakhanova
    MP, Secretary of the Committee on Ecology and Nature Management, Majilis Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    Presentation Theme

  • Scientific geological forecast - driver of Kazakhstan's mineral and raw materials complex development




  • Mike Beare
    Mike Beare
    Director and Corporate Consultant, SRK Consulting (UK) Limited

    Presentation Theme

  • Moderator




  • Rostislav Bilik
    Rostislav Bilik
    General Director, AGR Software

    Presentation Theme

  • Industry 4.0: Innovative IT solutions for Geological Exploration.




  • Russell Birrell
    Russell Birrell
    Principal Geochemist, GLOBEX Solutions

    Presentation Theme

  • Geochemical Exploration for Buried Deposits.




  • Yulia Cherepanova
    Yulia Cherepanova
    Project Engineer, Wardell Armstrong International

    Presentation Theme

  • MiteTech competition jury




  • Kris Czajewski
    Kris Czajewski
    Principal Geotechnical /Tailings Engineer, SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd.

    Presentation Theme

  • Best practice in mineral waste management now and in the future




  • Eldar Dautov
    Eldar Dautov
    Chief engineer, Vostochny Coal Mine, Eurasian Energy Corporation

    Presentation Theme

  • Intensification of coal extraction with a limited front of mining operations and steeply inclined coal seams. Use of gradual increase method in freight turnover by technological road transport.




  • Yuri Davydenko
    Yuri Davydenko
    General Director, Gelios

    Presentation Theme

  • Application of electromagnetic sounding and induced polarisation (EMZ-VP) technology in the search for ore deposits.

    Forecasting of sulphide mineralisation based on the results of electromagnetic sensing and induced polarisation



  • Ian Dunican
    Ian Dunican
    Principal, Melius Consulting and Orbiz

    Presentation Theme

  • Alertness and Productivity in Mining

    Integration of an alertness system to the business operating system.



  • Gregory Edmonds
    Gregory Edmonds
    Group Mobile Maintenance Manager, Nordgold

    Presentation Theme

  • The Key Drivers of Best Practice Maintenance - A Transformational Journey

    Key Drivers of Best Practice Maintenance



  • Jon Edwards
    Jon Edwards
    Chief Representative, Beijing Office, London Stock Exchange Group

    Presentation Theme

  • Financing the (Mining) Belt & Road in London




  • Ruslan Erzhanov
    Ruslan Erzhanov
    General Director WAI Kazakhstan / Senior Resource Geologist, Wardell Armstrong International

    Presentation Theme

  • Support of verification drilling programme to enable mineral resource estimation compliant with JORC Code (2012).




  • Jonathan Eves
    Jonathan Eves
    Director, Eco-nomic Innovations Ltd.

    Presentation Theme

  • SpecSep: the next innovation in Dense Medium Separation (DMS)




  • Georgiy Freiman
    Georgiy Freiman
    Chairman of the Executive Committee, Professional Society of Independent Experts of the Subsurface Resources (PONEN)

    Presentation Theme

  • The second stage of PONEN development – intensification processes.

    The second stage of PONEN development – intensification processes



  • James Gilbertson
    James Gilbertson
    Principal Exploration Geologist, SRK Exploration Services

    Presentation Theme

  • Modern Advances in Mineral Exploration - Leveraging Technology in the Discovery of New Deposits




  • Alexander Grevtsev
    Alexander Grevtsev
    IT Director, Kazakhmys

    Presentation Theme

  • Digital Transformation of Holding Kazakhmys




  • Kenbeyil Isayev
    Kenbeyil Isayev
    Technical Director of LLC “Bakyrchik Mining Venture”, LLC “Bakyrchik Mining Venture”

    Presentation Theme

  • Kyzyl - Project greenfield establishment




  • Gyozo Jordan
    Gyozo Jordan
    Professor, Szent Istvan University

    Presentation Theme

  • State of the art in mining environmental risk assessment and management. Solutions and Techniques in the European Union

    State of the art in mining environmental risk assessment and management. Solutions and Techniques in the European Union.



  • Jane Joughin
    Jane Joughin
    Corporate Consultant, SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd.

    Presentation Theme

  • Best practice in mineral waste management now and in the future

    Environmental, social, safety and governance matters of most interest to financiers



  • Nikolay Kamensky
    Nikolay Kamensky
    CEO, Two Key

    Presentation Theme

  • Mobile plant for processing of ores and dumps to produce cathode metal

    The prospective deposits discoveries near Balkhash lake area.



  • Dmitriy Kan
    Dmitriy Kan
    Chief Metallurgist, Central Asia Metals plc / Kounrad Copper Company LLP

    Presentation Theme

  • Kounrad L-SX-EW Project:Expanded Operations and Experience in Leaching Mixed Ores




  • Timur Karsenov
    Timur Karsenov
    Deputy director, "KazGeoTech" LLP

    Presentation Theme

  • Examples of the use of Geotech airborne geophysical technologies in the exploration and study of various mineral deposits




  • Aida Kenshimova
    Aida Kenshimova
    Student, Kazakh-British Technical University

    Presentation Theme

  • New method for express characterization of productive formations and improved hydrocarbon and ore recovery using advances in hydraulical fracturing, in situ leachingand for mining and petroleum operations




  • Marat Khakimzhanov
    Marat Khakimzhanov
    Senior Consultant Geologist, SRK Consulting (Kazkahstan) Ltd.

    Presentation Theme

  • Discovery opportunities in Kazakhstan (on example of porphyry and epithermal systems).




  • Maxim Kononov
    Maxim Kononov
    Deputy Executive Director, Republican Association of Mining and Metallurgical Enterprises

    Presentation Theme

  • The main vectors for further regulatory mining reform in Kazakhstan.

    Practical implementation of the provisions of the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On Subsoil and Subsoil Use" and by-laws



  • Nurlan Kussainov
    Nurlan Kussainov
    CEO, Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC)

    Presentation Theme

  • AIX as a platform for attracting investment for mining companies.




  • Dmitri Makarov
    Dmitri Makarov
    Principal Geologist, KAZZINC LTD

    Presentation Theme

  • Prospects for a new stage of exploration in Kazakhstan




  • Asem Mantaeva
    Asem Mantaeva
    Director, Technological and Innovative Development Department, Ministry of investment and development of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    Presentation Theme

  • Q&As




  • Andrew McAllister
    Andrew McAllister
    Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy in Kazakhstan



    Matthew Mullins
    Matthew Mullins
    Director, Tecoma Strategies

    Presentation Theme

  • Global Mineral Resource and Valuation Reporting Standards - their Evolution, Convergence and Effectiveness




  • Makhmud Muradov
    Makhmud Muradov
    CTO, Onyx-R LTD

    Presentation Theme

  • Аlluvial fan placers in Kazakhstan




  • Gaukhar Museeva
    Gaukhar Museeva
    Deputy Commercial Director, "Moldyr Munai" LLP

    Presentation Theme

  • Baktay Gold mine




  • Akbatyr Nadyrbayev
    Akbatyr Nadyrbayev
    Chairman, Committee of geology and subsoil use of Kazakhstan

    Presentation Theme

  • Management program of the state mineral resource funds




  • Denis Narozhny
    Denis Narozhny
    Sales engineer (Ventilation control systems), Howden

    Presentation Theme

  • Information technologies in design and control of ventilation systems

    Information technologies in design and control of ventilation systems



  • Richard Nicholls
    Richard Nicholls
    Senior Consultant (Mining Geology), SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd.

    Presentation Theme

  • Leapfrog grade shells compared to manual wireframing - Kogadyr-6 mine, Kazakhstan




  • Carrie Nicholls
    Carrie Nicholls
    Senior Resource Geologist, Seequent LLC

    Presentation Theme

  • Management of mineral resources using Seequent solutions as a platform for migration to an automated production environment




  • Chris Nind
    Chris Nind
    Vice President - Business Development, Abitibi Geophysics / AGT / Nomad Geo Services

    Presentation Theme

  • Intelligent Exploration – Going Deeper with IP and EM




  • Timur Odilov
    Timur Odilov
    Co-Founder, Haller Lomax LLP

    Presentation Theme

  • Some questions related to the transitional period.




  • Che Osmond
    Che Osmond
    Technical director, Wardell Armstrong International

    Presentation Theme

  • Geometallurgy - Introduction to a cross-discipline approach to mineral project evaluation




  • Livia Paggi
    Livia Paggi
    Head of Political Risk, GPW

    Presentation Theme

  • Perceptions of political risk in Central Asia




  • Dr. Agris Preimanis
    Dr. Agris Preimanis
    Director, Head of Kazakhstan, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

    Presentation Theme

  • Green and sustainable extractive sector: Kazakhstan and broader perspective‎




  • Arkady Rogalsky
    Arkady Rogalsky
    Member of the Board, Kyrgyz Mining Association

    Presentation Theme

  • Сurrent status of the mining sector in Kyrgyz Republic in the beginning of the implementation sustainability development program "Jany doorgo - 40 steps".




  • Sergei Sabanov
    Sergei Sabanov
    Associate Professor, School of Mining and Geosciences, Nazarbayev University



    Alisher Saduov
    Alisher Saduov
    Student, Kazakh-British Technical University

    Presentation Theme

  • Identification of geological structures using mathematical equations in interpretation of magnetic survey data, Chu-Sarysu




  • Talgat Satiev
    Talgat Satiev
    Deputy Chairman, Committee of Geology and Subsoil Use of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    Presentation Theme

  • Prospects for the development of subsoil exploration in Kazakhstan under the new Code “On Subsoil and Subsoil Use”




  • Murat Sayduakasov
    Murat Sayduakasov
    Consultant, Centrconsulting

    Presentation Theme

  • MineVenture & MineTech competitions Juror




  • Stefan Scholz
    Stefan Scholz
    Managing Partner, ScholzvonGleich

    Presentation Theme

  • Funding trends for mining projects in Kazakhstan.




  • Alexey Shalashinski
    Alexey Shalashinski
    Head of Sales, DMT

    Presentation Theme

  • Mining 4.0. Create or adopt?




  • Pavel Shevchenko
    Pavel Shevchenko
    Project Manager. Mining Engineer, IMC Montan

    Presentation Theme

  • Practical Experience of Applying International Reporting Systems for Assessment of Deposits' Investment Prospects. Risks and Alternative Options




  • Robin Simpson
    Robin Simpson
    Principal Resource Geologist, SRK Consulting (Russia) Ltd

    Presentation Theme

  • Efficiency of Quality Control Programme at an Operating Mine




  • Kate Tetley
    Kate Tetley
    International Manager, People 1st

    Presentation Theme

  • Future Skills for the Mining Sector – how to achieve 'fit for purpose', Industry driven training provision




  • Nursultan Toksanbayev
    Nursultan Toksanbayev
    Master’s degree student, Nazarbayev University, School of Mining and Geosciences

    Presentation Theme

  • Geometallurgical modelling and its application to mine planning




  • Timur Toktabayev
    Timur Toktabayev
    Vice Minister for Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ministry for Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    Presentation Theme

  • The course of reforming the sphere of subsoil use in Kazakhstan.




  • Kairat Turmagambetov
    Kairat Turmagambetov
    Managing Director of Business Development, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange JSC (KASE)

    Presentation Theme

  • Kazakhstan Stock Exchange – platform for raising finance for mining projects




  • Saule Urazayeva
    Saule Urazayeva
    Executive director, KAZRC Association

    Presentation Theme

  • Transition to KAZRC reporting standards in mining industry of Kazakhstan




  • Carl Williams
    Carl Williams
    Senior Environmental Engineer, SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd.

    Presentation Theme

  • Best practice in mineral waste management now and in the future




  • Stephen Wilson
    Stephen Wilson
    Director, Paterson & Cooke UK Ltd

    Presentation Theme

  • Considerations for the Future of Tailings Management

    Considerations for the Future of Tailings Management.



  • Stanislav Yakimenko
    Stanislav Yakimenko
    Director, Geo Tom LLP

    Presentation Theme

  • Iodine, hydrogen sulfide, radon and methane – express indicators of buried porphyry copper mineralization




  • Marat Yelibayev
    Marat Yelibayev
    Principal Banker, Energy and Natural Resources, Russia, Caucasus and Central Asia, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

    Presentation Theme

  • Mining operations policy – be green.




  • Diyar Yereshev
    Diyar Yereshev
    Managing Partner, Director for Legal Matters, Olympex Advisers LLP

    Presentation Theme

  • Regulation of Mineral Extraction from the state-owned technogenic formations according to the Subsoil Code




  • Dastanbek Yesdaulet
    Dastanbek Yesdaulet
    Project Manager, MICROMINE

    Presentation Theme

  • National Mineral Resource Database




  • John van Eeghen
    John van Eeghen
    Founder & CEO, Reality Check

    Presentation Theme

  • Using Virtual Reality to Showcase Mining Projects to Investors and Other Stakeholders




  • Arnoldus van den Hurk
    Arnoldus van den Hurk
    Renewables and Mining Expert, R4Mining

    Presentation Theme

  • Low Carbon Mines: Renewable Energies in Current World Mining

    Low Carbon Mines: Renewable Energies in Current World Mining