The International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) is Australia's largest and most influential mining event, and a leading platform for the global mining industry.

Attracting over 8,000 registrants, IMARC is where the most influential people in the mining industry cometogether, delivering ideas, inspiration, and serving as a meeting ground for industry. From ground-breaking technology to world-class content, IMARC is a vivid showcase of all the elements that make the mining industry great.

Backed by our Founding Partners including the Victorian Government, Austmine and AusIMM, and with the support of our host partner, the NSW Government, and Austrade, IMARC has become a truly international event, with the 2022 edition attracting registrants from 100+ countries, and 46 countries represented at a government or ministerial level.

IMARC 2024 will return to the ICC Sydney from 29 to 31 October.

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IMARC’s mission is to provide an international meeting place for the mining and resources industry, igniting discussions for responsible mining, learning best practice and showcasing excellence in governance, exploration, investment, innovation and technical capability on a global stage.


IMARC’s vision is to become the most influential mining event in the world, bringing together global leadersto discuss the key challenges and opportunities facing industry and the vital role mining plays in society.


IMARC continues to build content and themes to attract to attract global leaders from across the mining, investment, METS and multilateral communities Some of our past speakers include


  • Australia Korea New Energy Forum

    The Australia Korea Business Council, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and KOTRA are co hosting the fourth Australia Korea Critical Minerals and New Energy Forum in Sydney, centered around the theme "Shaping a sustainable future together.“ This event will bring together key industry and government representatives from Australia and Korea and will provide attendees with in depth discussion of key market developments, substantive policy directives, and industry perspectives as Korea and Australia seek to bolster energy and resources security and expand markets in critical minerals and new energy.

  • World Economic Forum Roundtable and Panel @ IMARC

    The World Economic Forum are hosting its World Economic Forum “Australia Energy Transition Community” Roundtable, an invite only sideline event for its mining, energy, finance and public sector members on 1 November. This will be a dialogue between the public and private sectors, from Australia and globally, on the realities and opportunities of the energy transition for Australia. Its aim is to set a clearer pathway forward between the government and the private sector on Australia’s international energy transition and critical minerals strategy, and to propose governance, objectives, and roadmap for Australia Energy Transition Community. Roberto Bocca, Member of the Executive Committee & Head of Energy, Materials and Infrastructure at the World Economic Forum will also host a keynote panel discussion at the IMARC plenary on day 2 morning, 1 November with four of its member C level executives on the topic of Unlocking Australia’s Energy Transition: From a Global to a Country Perspective.


Beacon Events

About the organiser

Beacon Events are specialists in mining and organisers of some of the leading industry events such as the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC), Resourcing Tomorrow, and the Mines and Money event series.

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