Day 1: 7 September 2011

8:00 – 9:00 Registration and welcome coffee
9:00 – 10:00  

 

05 min

10 min

Opening remarks

Chair and Presenter Prof Ali Allawi

Dr Abbas al-Hussaini, CEO, Symexco - Welcome

   

20 min

20 min

Dr Rowsch Nori Shaways, Deputy Prime Minister

Dr Ali al-Adeeb, Minister of HE, government Strategy for Mineral Industry

10:00 – 10:40  

 

20 min

 

20 min

Keynote Speeches

Investment Opportunities in Iraq, Dr Sami al-Araji, Chairman National Investment Commission

Ministry of Industry and Minerals, Mohammed Abdullah, Deputy Minister of Industry and Minerals

10:40 – 11:40  

 

50 min

Exhibition Tour

Tour of Exhibition & Tea/Coffee
Deputy PM with CEO Symexco+ Other VIP delegates

11:30 – 13:00  

 

20 min

Keynote Speeches

Strategy of Ministry of Industry and Minerals, Mr Munqith al-Baker, Senior Advisor

 

15 min

15 min

Geosurv

Mineral Wealth of Iraq, Dr Khaldoun al-Bassam, DG Geosurv

Current Mining Industry in Iraq,  Mr Basim al- Saffar

13:00 – 14:00  

 

1 hr

Lunch

I. Lunch for VIP delegates in private room

II. Lunch for Networking in the Exhibition

14:00 – 15:00  

 

30 min

20 min

 

20 min

20 min

Keynote address

US Geological Survey – Mr. Greg Fernette

Investment Opportunities in Mining and mineral industries – Dr Khaldoun al-Bassam, DG of Geoserv

Regional geology of Iraq, Dr Sa’ad Z Jasim

Iraqi Legislations in the Mineral Investment Sector, Mr Harith Mahmood

15:00 – 16:00  
  Tea & Coffee in the Exhibition
16:00 – 17:30  

 

15 min

15 min

15 min

15 min

 

15 min

 

15 min

Panel Discussion
Chairman: Mohamed Abdullah, Deputy Minister of Industry and Minerals

Metal development in Iraq, Mr Ali Hussein Alwan

Cement development in Iraq, Mr Hussein Mohsin Abeed

Silica and its future potential, Khder Jamil Mohee, Ibn Sina Org

Phosphate and Fertilizers industries and their potential production, Mr Omar Azziz

Sulfur production at Mishraq and the investment needs, Mr Mahmood Salman

Q&A
17:30 End of day one

20:00- 22:30    Iraq Mining 2011 Gala Dinner

Day 2:  8 September 2011

8:00 – 9:00 Registration and welcome coffee
9:00-9:300  

20 min

10 min

Summary of Day 1:  Prof Ali Allawi, Advisor of Symexco Ltd

Dr Abbas al-Hussaini, CEO  and Hussein Allawi, Managing Director, Symexco 

9:30 – 11:00  

 

20 min

Keynote Speech

Dr Ali al-Dabbagh, Spokesman of the Iraqi Government

   

 

35 min

Keynote Speech

Dr Ahmed al-Shamma, Deputy Minister of Oil
15 min Foaud Kando,  Contribution of Private Sector in Mining Industry
20 min Prof Ali Allawi, International funding and the current Iraq banking and financial institution capabilities
11:00 – 11:30  
  Tea and Coffee in the Exhibition
11:30 – 13:00  

30 min

30 min

Dr Muwaffaq al-Rubaei, Independent Businessman Former National Security Advisor

Dr Saad Z Jasim, independent Iraqi Geologist, Mineral Resources of Kurdistan

12:55 – 14:00  

 

1 hr

Lunch

I. Lunch for VIP delegates in private room

II. Lunch for Networking in the Exhibition

14:00 – 15:00  

 

20 min

20 min

Keynote address

Dr Samir Raouf, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, Role of the Ministry to the Mining sector
Mr Grant Earnshaw , Lafarge Cement, Testimony in working in Iraq 

Dr Jeff Doebrich, Programme coordinator, USGS
15:00 – 15:30  
  Tea & Coffee in the Exhibition
15:30 – 17:00  
 

Panel Discussion
Dr Sami al-Araji, Chairman of National Investment Commission
Dr Hussain al-Chalabi, independent oil expert
Dr Samir Raouf, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology
Dr Muwaffaq al-Rubaei, Former National Security Advisor
Dr Fazil al-Mukh, Advisour to Iraq PM
Mr Munqith al-Baker, Senior Advisor to Ministry of Industry and Minerals
Dr Khaldoun al-Bassam, Director General of Geosurv Iraq  

Summing up by Prof Ali Allawi
17:00  
  Closing the conference

Exhibitors and Sponsors

3C
Danieli
Danieli
KIER
dangote
USGS
ORASCOM
Citadel
VALE
ska
welspun
Nordmeyer
GETECH
IraqandMining

PRINCIPAL PARTNERS

UKTI
CA Mining
FLS Midth Minerals
IBBC