Friday 26 November 2021

Adelaide Convention Centre

SAEMC is an annual collaborative event that brings together both the exploration and mining industries in South Australia.




2021 Conference Sessions


8:30 am – Welcome and Opening Addresses
9.10 am – Session 1: Early Stage Exploration Projects — Chair Convenor, Anna Petts
11.00 am – Session 2: Advanced Exploration Projects — Chair Convenor, Marc Twining
1.30 pm – Session 3: Feasibility Studies — Chair Convenor, Peter Rolley
3.30 pm – Session 4: Mines — Chair Convenor, Matthew Zengerer

Information will be added as it becomes available. Presentation orders are subject to change.


2021 Program



Welcome Nicole Galloway Warland Chair – SAEMC Organising Committee Australian Institute of Geoscientists
Welcome To Country TBC    
Opening Address Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP Minister for Energy and Mining Government of South Australia
SA Exploration & Mining Review Alexandra Blood Executive Director Department for Energy and Mining, Government of South Australia

Session 1 – Early Stage Exploration Projects


Chaired by:
Anna Petts
Sponsored by: Australian Laboratory Services
  Rick Pobjoy Technical Director Australian Rare Earths
  Paul Polito Chief Geologist IGO
  Ian Gregory Greenfield Exploration Manager Western Areas
  Thiago Oliveira Principal Geoscientist BHP
 Q&A All session speakers    
Morning Tea Sponsored by: Euro Exploration Services + Quad Bike    
Session 2 – Exploration Projects Chaired by: Marc Twining
Sponsored by: OZ Minerals
  Matt Weber Exploration Manager Coda Minerals
  Greg Swain Exploration Manager FMG
  Peter Rolley Chief Geologist & Exploration Manager Hillgrove Resources
  Andrew Graham CEO & Executive Director Cohiba Minerals
  Greg Hall CEO & Executive Director Alligator Energy
  Richard Lilly NExUS Program Leader & Minerals Industry Embedded Research Fellow


National Exploration Undercover School

 Q&A All session speakers    
Lunch Sponsored by: AMC Consultants    
Session 3 – Feasibility Studies Chaired by:
Peter Rolley
Sponsored by: BHP
  Alex Scanlon Managing Director Barton Gold
  Gary Ferris Exploration Manager FMG Resources
  Rupert Verco CEO Cobra Resources
  Leon Faulkner Managing Director EnviroCopper
  Anthony Gray Exploration Manager Alliance Resources
Poster Prize Presentation Chair Judging Panel:
John Anderson
Sponsored by: AusIMM
 Q&A All session speakers    
Afternoon Tea Sponsored by: DRC Drilling    
Session 4 – Operations / Mines Chaired by:
Matthew Zengerer
Sponsored by: Intertek Genalysis
  Geoff Johnson Managing Director SIMEC
  James Marsh Managing Director Andromeda Metals
  Andrew Mooney Project Director, Carrapateena OZ Minerals
  Kathy Ehrig Superintendent Geometallurgist – Olympic Dam Minerals Australia — Planning & Technical BHP
Q&A All session speakers    
Closing Drinks Sponsored by: TBC    




2021 Major sponsors