Step 1: Submit required materials

You will need to return the following materials to Jelizaveta Matvejeva at your earliest convenience:

  • Headshot (at least 300dpi in .jpeg, .eps or .tiff format)
  • Professional biography (maximum of 125 words)
  • Speaker Agreement

Step 2: Agenda

Familiarise yourself with the conference agenda. Click here to view the current programme. Note that sessions, descriptions, times and speakers are added and updated once confirmed.

Step 3: Speaker Registration

Upon receipt of your speaker agreement, we will pre-register you on our Mining Indaba registration system. A confirmation will be emailed to you once the registration is processed.

Note for Sponsor Speakers: your registration will be redeemed from your complimentary allotment that is included in your sponsorship package. If you have any sponsorship related questions, please contact Lois Wilkins.

For enquiries regarding registration please contact our customer service team on or call +44 (0) 207 779 8890 (Hours of operation: Mon – Fri 9:30-17:30 GMT)

Step 4: Arrange Travel & Accommodation

We encourage you to arrange your travel and hotel as soon as possible. To take advantage of official partner discounts and special rates, Click here to see the dedicated page.

Step 5: Prepare your presentation

If you are using a powerpoint presentation you need to submit this TWICE, as follows:

First - In advance - email your file to Jelizaveta Matvejeva by the deadline of 27 January 2017. Please only submit the FINAL version.

Second - On-site – please bring a backup copy of your presentation and any embedded videos on a USB flash drive and submit this on-site to our AV team. See also On-site for additional instructions.

Projectors and screens at the event are in the 16:9 ratio. Note that presentations in 4:3 aspect ratio will still display properly, however black frames will appear on the sides of screen. For additional instructions to assist in creating a widescreen format presentation, please click here for a quick guide.

Please note:

Distribution of Presentations: Unless otherwise stated on your Speaker Agreement, powerpoint presentations will be available to delegates in PDF version from the conference website.
Video Recordings: Main Stage presentations will be video recorded and available to delegates after the event. Please state in your speaker agreement if you do not wish to make your presentation available.