Jeff Townsend

Jeff Townsend

Founder & Director

Critical Minerals Association USA

Experienced Public Affairs and campaign strategist working at the highest levels in business and politics. I am skilled in lobbying, public and government affairs, campaign strategy development and communications.

Highly experienced and well connected with the political arenas in the UK, EU, Middle East and Africa; I have developed political strategies and campaigns for senior Government officials and those seeking to influence them. Specialties: public affairs, government relations, communications, negotiation and campaign strategy.

Jeff Townsend

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  • 07:50
  • Tue, 31 Oct
  • 07:50 - 11:25 AEDT
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  • 215 min
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  • Tue, 31 Oct
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  • Plenary
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  • Plenary Theatre

Reshaping the Mining Value Chain to Support the Industry’s Role in the Global Energy Transition

  • 07:50 - 07:55
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  • 5 min
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  • Tue, 31 Oct
Welcoming from IMARC Plenary Emcee
  • 07:55 - 08:00
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  • 5 min
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  • Tue, 31 Oct
Welcome to Country
  • 08:00 - 08:05
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  • 5 min
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  • Tue, 31 Oct
Welcoming Remarks from IMARC Founding Partners
  • 08:05 - 08:15
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  • 10 min
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  • Tue, 31 Oct
Host Partner Ministerial Welcome
  • 08:15 - 08:25
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  • 10 min
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  • Tue, 31 Oct
Keynote Presentation: Achieving Energy Transition is a Whole-of-Industry Transformation
  • 08:25 - 08:45
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  • 20 min
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  • Tue, 31 Oct
Mining Keynote Interview: The Reshaping of the Fortescue Business: A Showcase of the Past, Present and Future of the Mining and Resources’ Industry
  • 08:45 - 09:00
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  • 15 min
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  • Tue, 31 Oct
Keynote Interview: The Importance of Supplier and Community Partnerships to Create Value
  • 09:00 - 09:25
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  • 25 min
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  • Tue, 31 Oct
Keynote Panel Discussion: Collaboration Between China and Australia Across the Mining Value Chain
  • 09:25 - 09:45
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  • 20 min
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  • Tue, 31 Oct
Keynote Interview: Identifying Energy and Supply Chain Solutions with the United States
  • 09:45 - 10:35
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  • 50 min
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  • Tue, 31 Oct
Keynote Panel Discussion: Evaluating the Next Steps for Industry in Achieving the Global Energy Transition: A Practical Outlook for the Supply of Critical Minerals
  • 10:35 - 10:50
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  • 15 min
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  • Tue, 31 Oct
Energy Transition Raw Materials Sourcing and Supply in a Complex and Changing Geopolitical World Order
  • 10:50 - 11:25
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  • 35 min
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  • Tue, 31 Oct
Keynote Investment Panel Discussion: Investing and Financing the Mining Value Chain – From Exploration to Production and Between Technology, Infrastructure and Innovation: Where is the Money Coming from and Going?
  • 11:00
  • Wed, 01 Nov
  • 11:00 - 14:00 AEDT
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  • 180 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
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  • Energy Transition
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  • Energy Transition Theatre

Developing Critical Minerals Supply Opportunities

  • 11:00 - 11:05
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  • 5 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Welcoming Remarks
  • 11:05 - 11:35
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  • 30 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Investment Opportunities in Queensland’s Critical Minerals
  • 11:35 - 11:50
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  • 15 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
A Commitment to Discovery and Development in NSW
  • 11:50 - 12:30
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  • 40 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Industry Panel Discussion: The Search for Energy Transition Minerals in NSW
  • 12:30 - 12:50
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  • 20 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Critical Minerals in Victoria: Unlocking Australia’s Next Global Mining Province
  • 12:50 - 13:10
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  • 20 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Diverse Opportunities for Critical Minerals in the Northern Territory
  • 13:10 - 13:40
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  • 30 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Driving International Supply Chain Collaboration in Critical Minerals
  • 13:40 - 14:00
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  • 20 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
United States Department of Defense Efforts to Reach Net Zero and Ensure Resilient Supply Chains for Critical and Strategic Materials
  • 14:00
  • Wed, 01 Nov
  • 14:00 - 16:20 AEDT
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  • 140 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
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  • Energy Transition
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  • Energy Transition Theatre

Developing Critical Minerals Supply Opportunities

  • 14:00 - 14:05
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  • 5 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Welcoming Remarks
  • 14:05 - 14:25
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  • 20 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Keynote Case Study Interview: The Importance of Partnerships to Accelerate the Downstream Supply Chain
  • 14:25 - 14:45
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  • 20 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Keynote Interview: Critical Minerals Supply Chain
  • 14:45 - 15:05
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  • 20 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
The EU’s Critical Raw Material Policy and Initiatives in Europe and with Third Countries
  • 15:05 - 15:20
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  • 15 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Euromines Keynote: Sustainable Mining for Green Technologies
  • 15:20 - 15:40
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  • 20 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Quebec Interview: Energy Transition: The Importance of ESG Factors in the Mining Value Chain
  • 15:40 - 16:00
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  • 20 min
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
Intermission