ilovebrokenhill.com , was first published on 8 December 2011 by Jane Deany. My blog is all about the famous outback Australian National Heritage Listed City named Broken Hill, located in the state of New South Wales. I first visited #BrokenHill in 2002 and have returned many times since then. ilovebrokenhill.com will help you discover what's great about this historic mining city, where in the mid 1880's the line of lode, a rich ore body of silver, lead and zinc was found. You will find stories about anything related to Broken Hill.

Sunday 18 May 2014

Broken Hill Mining news-Resources Investment Symposium 2014 kicks off this week

Mining Industry
The 4th annual Resources Investment Symposium (RIS) for 2014 is on again in Broken Hill from May 25-28.  The inaugural event was held in Broken Hill in 2011 and seems set to be be a permanent fixture as an annual Broken Hill event.

The Twitter hashtag for the event is #RIS2014.

RIS2014 will showcase ASX-listed resource companies presenting their investment stories alongside renowned industry leaders and experts, from Australia and across the world, giving their insights into world markets, companies that should be on your radar and more.

A number of high profile speakers will be providing keynote speeches.  Big names include, Tony Locantro - Founder & Managing Director, Locantro Capital and author - Locantro's Life Speculative Investment Newsletter. Tony also featured last year.

Here's an interview of Tony Locantro by Kerry Stevenson, MD of Symposium.

Other high profile speakers include -

Leigh Clifford
Chairman, QANTAS

Prof. Henry Ergas
Economist and columnist for The Australian

The Hon. Ian Macfarlane
Minister for Industry, Australian Federal Government

Tim Goldsmith
Partner, Global Mining Leader, PWC

Trevor Sykes
Finance Journalist & Author, Australian Financial Review - Smart Investor

Dr Paul Heithersay
Deputy Chief Executive, Resources & Energy

Gary Cochrane
Managing Director, Resource Management International

Stephen Galilee
Chief Executive Officer, NSW Minerals Council

Paul Dowd
Non-Executive Director, Oz Minerals

Michael Grant
Tax Consulting Partner, BDO East Coast Partnership

John Roskam
Executive Director, Institute of Public Affairs

Dr Neil Williams
Former Chief Executive Officer, Geoscience Australia

Hedley Widdup

Manager, Lion Selection Group

For more details about the event including a detailed program of events, go to the RIS website www.symposium.net.au .

The three and a half day event kicks off at 10.30am on Sunday 25 May with the Outback Golf Challenge followed by evening social activities at the Broken Hill Golf & Country Club, and the serious stuff (although I hear golf can be pretty serious) starts Monday from 8am. The event ends Wednesday 28th around lunchtime.

I'm glad to see there will be at least two female presenters, who will appear on the final morning -

10am  Industry Presentation: Kate Hine, Geophysics Consultant,
Mitre Geophysics; who'll speak about -

Advances in geophysical technology for modern exploration companies

11am Industry Presentation: Sue Border, Principal Geologist
Geos Mining Minerals Consultants; who'll speak about -

JORC 2012 and shareholder communications

I am sure it will be a highly informative and fascinating event, with a bit of fun thrown into the mix as well.  I've heard great things about the previous three year's events, and the 2014 event is shaping up to be another success.

For my posts on the 2012 and 2013 events, see links to my posts here - 18 May 2013 and 18 May 2012.

Have a great time, cheers, Jane D

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