International Women in Mining (IWiM) have been partnering with a number of mining conferences for you, and want to inform you of speaking opportunities.

Let us know if you are interested and we will introduce you to the conference organisers directly. The sooner you tell us the sooner we can help reserve the spot for you. To do so, send us a line to detailing which slot and/or conference you are selecting.

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IMARC is offering interviewer positions at IMARC Online to women in senior leadership positions, or who are board directors.


Ore Deposits Hub Call for Speakers

We are looking to offer better connections between early career geologists and mining professionals via talks/discussions, question panels with industry geologists, and eventually expanding our coverage beyond geology. We host free, weekly seminars using the Zoom video conferencing tool.

We would love to have you give a talk  on your experiences in mining. If you’re interested for a full length talk or shorter presentation/discussion, we can discuss specifics on how to get involved!

For schedule of our seminars visit our website.

Reuters Events Call for Speakers

We are generally looking for C-suite or VP level speakers from large mining corporations (Anglo American, Vale, Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton, etc.) or from Metals trading houses (Gunvor, Koch, etc.). Focus is in trading, risk, supply chain, finance, operations, transformation, sustainability or economics, and the relevant speaking opportunities are:

Aug 5 Webinar:  How Are the Mining and Metals Industries Evolving?

Live panel discussion to delve into the biggest issues for the metals and mining industries.

2-3 slots. More info:

Nov 9 Summit: Global Mining and Metals – Supply, Demand and Trade Disruptors

Live session as part of the Reuters Events Commodity Trading Summit (November 9-10, Online), which will unite commodity trading business leaders to prepare for the globe’s future commodity needs.

2-3 slots. More info:

The AusIMM Social & Environmental (S&E) Committee would like to extend an invitation and seek expressions of interest to any members of Internal Women In Mining who would like to present a webinar through the AusIMM. Topics are varied and relate broadly to sustainable mining, environmental and social governance and performance. The webinars usually run for 50 minutes.

These webinars typically attract 20 – 50 participants who pay a small fee to AusIMM that covers logistical costs & provides a small income for the committee to support other initiatives. The S&E Committee who are all volunteers are constantly looking for quality presenters. If you would like present or know of anyone who is keen to build their industry or a related professional profile through this influential platform, the S&E Committee of the AUSIMM would appreciate them getting in touch.

The AusIMM promotes these webinars to members & opens them also to non-members with a substantial national & international reach.

If this is something that is of interest to you, please contact Kathryn East and Karin Fogarty, and cc Catherine Galli on


Mines and Money EMEA Online – Deadline 22 May

Mines and Money have opportunities for speakers to take part in their Virtual Connect event in June – July 2020 tackling topics such as:
How does ESG Evolve Post Covid-19  and How can you Capitalise on the Gold Bull Market
They are also keen to hear from members who may want to host chat room discussions.

The Mining and Quarrying Show 2020 – Deadline 15 June

International Women in Mining is delighted to introduce you to The Mining and Quarrying Show 2020, which will take place on the 17th and 18th of November 2020 at the Dubai Festival Arena, Dubai, UAE.Technology is having a major impact on the Mining industry and The Mining and Quarrying Show are looking for leaders in the field to speak about their experiences. They want you to share your expertise about the technology impacting the sector and the challenges and opportunities in relation to this.

The agenda incorporates the latest trends with a real focus on innovation but also alongside more traditional topics across emerging markets, sustainability, waste management,  exploration, planning, infrastructure, stake holder engagement and much more.

The Mining and Quarrying Show are specifically looking for speakers and panelists for the below topics:

Keynote presentation: Preparing for the digital mine: exploring global strategies, possibilities and opportunities 
Keynote panel: Encouraging sustainability in mining with effective digital tools: considering the economic, social and environmental factors 
PANEL Paving the way for great innovative exploration: adding value with data
Presentation EV revolution: cleaning usupply chains in mining with electric vehicles 
Keynote presentation  Renewable energy, an increasingly attractive energy option: cheaper operations, lower harmful emissions and a safer working environment
Presentation Exploring the potential for the Silver Hill copper and silver project in Morocco
Panel Creating an effective stakeholder engagement strategy: what to consider 
Presentation Reacting to the demand for copper: Oman’s Washihi Project

MINEX Europe Forum 2020 Call for Speakers Deadline 15 May

Founded in 2015, the Forum has been offering a vibrant platform for the dissemination of innovative technologies and promoting investment opportunities and best practices for mining and exploration across Europe. As travel is currently banned for most people, we have created the MINEX Europe online platform with the view of helping companies, investors and governments to communicate changes and to discuss plans for adjusting to the new business, economic and social realities in the post-pandemic world.

The MINEX Europe online forum will be held in three editions presenting exciting projects, technologies and business opportunities across the European continent.

At the time of unprecedented concerns about the future, let us remind ourselves that mining serves the fundamental needs of our society. After the initial shocks of COVID-19, mining industry, together with governments, financiers and investors will find ways to move forward. Present your views of Europe’s mining in current critical times and beyond. Check the agenda. Submit abstract before 15 May 2020.

London Mining Week – Deadline 30 July

18th Annual London Mining Week (formerly Mines and Money), taking place Tuesday 1 to Thursday 3 December

This is Europe’s largest mining investment event, attracting 2000+ attendees, over 600 investors and over 150 mining companies. The key themes for 2020 are Communication, Sustainability, Resilience and Relevance. The broader agenda will cover ESG and Sustainability; Strategy and Leadership; Battery Metals, HR and Future Workforce; Risk Management and Technology Implementation, alongside Mining Investment.
With COVID-19 it is even more important that we move away from a pure mining investment show to deliver an event that covers the key issues that matter across the entire mining value chain.


All-Energy Australia and Energy Efficiency Expo 2020 – Deadline  29 May

As All-Energy Australia grows to become the leading event in the energy calendar, it’s the speaking faculty and their contributions each year that really help drive its success. It will be held on the 21st – 22nd October in Melbourne alongside Energy Efficiency Expo and Waste Expo. They are looking for experts in the renewable and clean energy sector to present and/or chair within the multi-streamed conference.

They are looking for speakers to present on a range of topics including solar, hydrogen, electric vehicles, bioenergy, future grid, offshore energy, wind energy, new technology and more in our break out streams, opening plenary’s and future energy stage. Please note that presentations run for around 15-20 minutes and will be followed by a Q&A panel discussion. If you are submitting a proposal to run a full module session, note that each session runs for 80 minutes and has around 3-4 presenters.

Submissions will close at 5pm, 29th May 2020 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST). All abstracts will be reviewed by the All-Energy advisory committee after the  29th of May and everyone will be notified by the 6th of July 2020.