New for 2023

Check out the new features for IMARC 2023.

IMARC Mining Pavilion

IMARC Mining Pavilion

A new addition in 2023, the IMARC Mining Pavilion is a 4000sqm attachment to the IMARC Expo featuring over 150 exhibitors and several networking and conference areas related to mining and investment. Within the Pavilion is the Mining and Investment Hub, showcasing 120+ junior and mid-tier mining companies; the SW Investment Theatre and the IMARC Pitch Battle Arena, with 90+ sessions including the Mining Pitch Battles are held; as well the Traxys IMARC Connect Lounge, where 2000+ meetings are hosted over the three days. Also located in the IMARC Mining Pavilion is the BHP Networking Café and a Delegate Lounge. This is sure to be one of the busiest areas of the show for 2023. Click here to see the new interactive floorplan.

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Unearthed Global Innovation Games

Unearthed Global Innovation Games

In collaboration with Unearthed, IMARC is excited to host the results and winners from the inaugural Global Innovation Games on 1 November as part of the IMARC Conference. Since August, Unearthed has been receiving applicants via its crowdsourcing platform that can showcase cutting-edge technologies with the potential to revolutionise mining operations, safety, sustainability, and efficiency. The session will include a showcase of the winners’ technologies, and an industry panel discussion highlighting what the world has to offer the Australian mining industry.

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Australia-Korea New Energy Forum

Australia-Korea New Energy Forum

Save the date - Monday 30 October

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.

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NextGen Program for Students

NextGen Program for Students

IMARC’s NextGen Program for Students provides an opportunity for graduates, undergraduates and, for the first time at IMARC, even 200 school children to attend Australia’s largest mining event. Our NextGen Senior Program designed for graduates and undergraduates returns in 2023; inviting the future workforce to join a dedicated NextGen Networking Lunch with guest speakers from industry legends, engage with the 100s of IMARC’s industry partners and exhibitors across networking events and by walking the IMARC Expo, and learn from industry thought leaders by attending conference sessions related to technology, innovation, ESG, workplace culture and engagement. With the support of the WA Mining Club, Agnico Eagle, the Queensland University of Technology, the Queensland Resources Council, AUSMASA, METS Ignited, the NSW Minerals Council and AusIMM, we are pleased to also offer undergraduate students an opportunity to apply for a complimentary Undergraduate Pass to attend IMARC 2023.

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World Economic Forum Roundtable and Panel @ IMARC

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. Jorgen Sandstrom, Head of Transforming Industrial Ecosystems, World Economic Forum 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.

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Gold: A Journey with Idris Elba

Gold: A Journey with Idris Elba

Presented by the World Gold Council, Gold: A Journey with Idris Elba is the human story of gold, that will be screened at IMARC 2023. Join Idris Elba on an adventure that explores gold’s meaning and contribution to societies and economies the world over. Discover gold’s transformational power in the new documentary.

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OnAir @ IMARC

OnAir @ IMARC

Another new addition to IMARC 2023 is ‘OnAir @ IMARC’. A dedicated interview and podcast zone, featuring Money of Mine, GeoHUG, Cocktails & Commodities and Kitco Mining. With a combined daily engaged global audience numbered in the millions, we are thrilled to welcome them all to IMARC.

Lights, camera, action! Swing past OnAir @ IMARC, located adjacent to the Digital Transformation Theatre, for 3 days of interviews and recordings, covering the mining news of the day, updates & announcements from our attending exhibitors and lively conversations with industry thought leaders.

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Wood Mackenzie’s Mining Leadership Roundtable

Wood Mackenzie’s Mining Leadership Roundtable

Day 1, 31 October, 1230pm - 230pm, in room E5.1
Wood Mackenzie’s Mining Leadership Roundtable connects the industry for an insightful discussion on the intersection of sustainability, critical materials supply, and net-zero carbon goals, taking place during IMARC, on Tuesday 31st October 2023, at the ICC Sydney. To register your interest, visit our website and complete the form*. 

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Exploration & Space Information Session, hosted by Jonathan Stock, USGS

Exploration & Space Information Session, hosted by Jonathan Stock, USGS

Day 1, 31 October, 2pm – 330pm in room E5.7
Hosted in collaboration between AROSE and the USGS, Jonathan Stock welcomes the community to a cross-agency effort to explore sensors, platforms, and enabling technologies that will accelerate our ability to image the subsurface of planetary bodies, in pursuit of critical resource maps and new scientific understanding. These advancements, collectively supported by industry and international partners, will help build a new scientific understanding of off world and terrestrial resources and how those resources can support upcoming NASA missions and enable accelerated exploration for critical minerals on earth. Limited seats available, to pre-register interest or for more information, please email michelle.keegan@arose.org.au 

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