Opening Ceremony

Your free visitor pass gives you access to attend the Grand Opening Keynote, Technical workshops and the B2B International Exhibition. View the Opening Keynote schedule below and register to attend!


Laying the foundation for a world-class mining hub in Kenya

Chairman: Julius Muia, Director General, Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat, Kenya

Session sponsored by: 

11:00   Welcome from the organisers and housekeeping

Emmanuelle Nicholls, Group Director: Mining & Agriculture, Spintelligent, South Africa

11:05    Welcome remarks from Kenyan Ministry of Mining

Dr Ibrahim Mohamed, Principal Secretary, Ministry of Mining, Kenya  

11:10   Large-scale mining in Kenya: A success story putting Kenya on the investor radar

Joe Schwarz, General Manager – External Affairs and Development, Base Titanium, Kenya

11:30   The mining landscape moving forward aligning the industry to Vision 2030

Cedric Simonet, Chairman, Kenya Chamber of Mines, Kenya 

11:45   What do the financial markets tell us about the mining industry at present?

Aly-Khan Satchu, Chief Executive Officer, Rich Management Ltd, Kenya / Board Member, Base Titanium Ltd, Kenya

11:55   Ministerial address: Positioning Kenya as a market place to open mining businesses and generate local growth

Hon Dan Kazungu, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Mining, Kenya12:20  Keynote address

12:20 Keynote address

13:35  VIP tour of the exhibition and networking lunch