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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.

Sam Ekins

SpeakerSam Ekins

Managing Director

Wildcat Resources

Mr Ekins is a geologist with over 15 years of experience in technical and leadership roles in greenfields and brownfields gold and base-metal exploration, as well as global upstream oil and gas consulting.

His experience includes working as a Senior Geologist at Gold Fields Ltd’s (NYSE & JSE: GFI) St Ives Mine in Kambalda WA; SuperintendeMnt of Exploration at Evolution Mining Ltd’s (ASX: EVN) Mungari Operations, Kalgoorlie WA, which included Evolutions’ Leadership Gold Programme; and as Exploration Manager at Prodigy Gold NL (ASX:PRX).

Mr Ekins has a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Geology from the University of Tasmania Centre for Ore Deposit and Earth Sciences (CODES) and a Master of Mining Engineering specialising in Geomechanics from the University of New South Wales. He is a member of the AusIMM.

Sam Ekins