Hon. Paul Chanda Kabuswe

Minister of Mines and Minerals Development Republic of Zambia

On 7 September 2021, Kabuswe was appointed Minister of Mines and Minerals Development by H.E Hakainde Hichilema. Paul Chanda Kabuswe was elected member of parliament for Chililabombwe in the 2021 elections.

9:00 - 10:00

Thursday 12th Oct

Registration and Networking

Attendees arrive at the venue, register, and have an opportunity to network with industry professionals, exhibitors, and fellow participants.

10:00 - 10:30

Thursday 12th Oct

Opening Ceremony

The event is officially opened with a welcome address by the event organizer, followed by a brief introduction to the theme and objectives of the Mining Week Expo.

10:30 - 11:00

Thursday 12th Oct

Diversifying Economies: Challenges and Opportunities

"Diversifying Economies: Challenges and Opportunities"
An esteemed expert in the field delivers a keynote address, highlighting the challenges and opportunities of diversifying economies from sectoral overdependence.

12:00 – 13:30

Thursday 12th Oct

Exploring New Industries: Case Studies and Success Stories

A panel of experts from various industries discuss successful cases of economic diversification, sharing insights, challenges faced, and lessons learned.

14:30 – 16:00

Thursday 12th Oct

Policy Frameworks for Economic Diversification

A panel of policymakers, economists, and industry leaders engage in a discussion on the role of effective policy frameworks in promoting economic diversification and reducing sectoral overdependence.

16:00 – 16:30

Thursday 12th Oct

Sustainable Investment Strategies

An interactive workshop led by experts focuses on sustainable investment strategies, providing participants with practical tools and techniques to promote sustainable economic growth.

16:30 – 17:00

Thursday 12th Oct

Innovation and Technology for Economic Diversification

Another engaging workshop explores the role of innovation and technology in diversifying economies, showcasing innovative solutions and best practices.

09:30 - 09:40

Friday 13th Oct

Introduction and Welcome

- Opening remarks by the session moderator
- Brief overview of the session's focus on sustainable mining practices and environmental stewardship for local economic development

09:40 - 10:00

Friday 13th Oct

Setting the Context: The Role of Sustainable Mining in Economic Growth

- Keynote presentation on the importance of sustainable mining practices in fostering local economic development - Discussion on the link between responsible mining and attracting investments from other sectors

10:00 - 11:00

Friday 13th Oct

Panel Discussion: Best Practices in Sustainable Mining

- Panel discussion featuring experts from the mining industry, environmental organizations, and government
- Discussion on successful sustainable mining practices, technological advancements, and resource conservation - Exploration of the positive economic impact of sustainable mining on local communities

11:20- 12:20

Friday 13th Oct

Case Studies: Sustainable Mining Projects

- Presentation of case studies showcasing exemplary sustainable mining projects
- Examination of the economic benefits, social impact, and environmental achievements
- Q&A session with the presenters

12:20 - 13:20

Friday 13th Oct

Interactive Workshop: Stakeholder Engagement and Collaboration

- Interactive workshop on fostering collaboration between the mining industry and other sectors
- Discussion on the importance of engaging stakeholders for sustainable development
- Identification of potential collaborative opportunities and partnerships

14:30 - 15:30

Friday 13th Oct

Environmental Stewardship and Conservation Initiatives

- Presentations on environmental stewardship programs and conservation efforts
- Discussions on reclamation and rehabilitation projects
- Exploration of the economic and social benefits of environmental stewardship

15:30 - 16:00

Friday 13th Oct

Panel Discussion: Integrating Other Sectors in Local Economic Development

- Panel discussion with representatives from other sectors such as tourism, agriculture, and manufacturing
- Discussion on the potential for collaboration between mining and other industries for local economic growth
- Q&A session with the audience

16:00 - 16:30

Friday 13th Oct

Closing Remarks and Summary

- Event host delivers closing remarks, summarizing key insights from the technical session
- Call to action for participants to collaborate and contribute to sustainable mining and local economic development
- Invitation to continue discussions and networking during the Zambia Mining Week Expo

9:00 – 9:30

Saturday 14th Oct

Recap of Day 2 and Introduction to Day 3

The 3rd day begins with a recap of the previous day’s sessions and an introduction to the agenda for Day 3.

9:30 – 11:00

Saturday 14th Oct

Investment Opportunities in Diversified Economies

Industry experts and investors discuss potential investment opportunities in diversified economies, highlighting sectors with growth potential and sustainable returns.

11:30 – 13:00

Saturday 14th Oct

Sustainable Investment Strategies

A workshop led by financial experts focuses on sustainable investment strategies, providing participants with practical tools and techniques to foster long-term growth in local economies.

14:00 – 15:30

Saturday 14th Oct

Collaboration and Partnerships for Economic Growth

Industry leaders, government representatives, and stakeholders come together to discuss the importance of collaboration and partnerships in achieving sustainable economic growth.

16:00 - 17:00

Saturday 14th Oct

Recap of the Expo and Closing Remarks.

The organisers of the event takes the opportunity to Recap on the Expo and the way forward. Closing remarks from main sponsors and special invited guests.

9:00 - 12:00

Sunday 15th Oct

Golf Tournament

Golf tournament at a local golf course Opportunities for networking and building connections on the golf course

13:00 - 14:00

Sunday 15th Oct

Closing Ceremony

Summary of key insights and outcomes from the Mining Week Expo. Recognition of outstanding contributions and innovations in sustainable mining.