Rowena Smith

Rowena Smith

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Australian Strategic Materials (ASM)

Rowena Smith was appointed CEO of Australian Strategic Materials in July 2022, having joined the Company as Chief Operating Officer in July 2021. Rowena’s 30 years’ experience in the mining and minerals processing sector includes a range of senior roles in strategy, operations and commercial.  

Prior to joining ASM, Rowena was Chief Sustainability Officer at South32, accountable for sustainability strategy, risk management and HSE business processes.  Other past roles include Vice President Supply at South32, General Manager BHP’s Kwinana Nickel Refinery, and operational leadership roles within Rio Tinto’s aluminium smelting business.

Rowena Smith

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  • 07:50
  • Tue, 31 Oct
  • 07:50 - 11:25 AEDT
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  • 215 min
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  • Plenary
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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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Welcoming from IMARC Plenary Emcee
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Welcome to Country
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Welcoming Remarks from IMARC Founding Partners
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  • 10 min
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Host Partner Ministerial Welcome
  • 08:15 - 08:25
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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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Mining Keynote Interview: The Reshaping of the Fortescue Business: A Showcase of the Past, Present and Future of the Mining and Resources’ Industry
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  • 15 min
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Keynote Interview: The Importance of Supplier and Community Partnerships to Create Value
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  • 25 min
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Keynote Panel Discussion: Collaboration Between China and Australia Across the Mining Value Chain
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Keynote Interview: Identifying Energy and Supply Chain Solutions with the United States
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  • 50 min
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Keynote Panel Discussion: Evaluating the Next Steps for Industry in Achieving the Global Energy Transition: A Practical Outlook for the Supply of Critical Minerals
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Energy Transition Raw Materials Sourcing and Supply in a Complex and Changing Geopolitical World Order
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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?
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  • Wed, 01 Nov
  • 11:45 - 14:00 AEDT
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  • 135 min
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  • Mines and Money @IMARC
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  • SW Accountants & Advisors Investment Theatre

Mining Spotlights

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Keynote: World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends
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Keynote: ABC Refinery Gold, Macro and Rates
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Australian Strategic Materials ($215M) ASX: ASM
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Rex Minerals ($98M) ASX:RXM
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Hammer Metals ($39.8M) ASX:HMX
  • 12:40 - 12:50
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Nexus Minerals ($14.7M) ASX:NXM
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Coda Minerals ($22M) ASX: COD
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CopperCorp Resources Inc ($7.5M) TSXV:CPER, OTCQB:CPCPF, FRA:NU0
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  • 10 min
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Todd River Resources ($5.8M) ASX:TRT
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Sunshine Metals ($16.5M) ASX:SHN
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First Tin ($30M) LSE: 1SN
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  • 10 min
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Sunstone Metals ($46M) ASX:STM
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  • 10 min
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Galena Mining ($62.4M) ASX: G1A
  • 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

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