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As Europe's largest mining investment forum, you will hear from some of the greatest leaders in mining, investment, and finance with more than 250 speakers providing the latest market commentary, project updates and insights in tackling the big challenges facing the industry.

Throughout the three-day conference programme, you’ll also hear project updates from more than 100 mining companies, enabling investors to understand management’s vision for the business, the level of financing required, the upsides as well as the risks involved with the project, along with some of the most compelling reasons to invest.

Ron Heeks

SpeakerRon Heeks

Managing Director

Larvotto Resources

With 35 years’ mining industry experience, Ron was most recently Managing Director of Geopacific Resources Ltd which acquired and developed the 1.6moz Woodlark gold project in PNG.

Ron has also served as Managing Director of Coolgardie Gold NL and technology company Smarttrans Ltd. He has been a director of Kula Gold Limited and Mongolian based Xanadu Mines Ltd. Ron was a founder of Exploration and Mining Consultants an international geological consultancy and has had previous experience with Western Mining Corporation, Newcrest, Newmont (US) and RSG Consulting.

Ron has held senior roles in both mine management and exploration and is a former General Manager – Technical for Straits Asia Indonesian gold and coal operations and Chief Technical Officer for Adamus Resources Southern Ashanti Gold Operation. He has lived and worked in various countries around the world gaining extensive experience in South-East Asia and in particular, Indonesia.

Ron Heeks