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IGF at 2023 Mining Indaba

Event Details
February 06, 2023 to February 09, 2023
Cape Town, South Africa

The IGF and representatives from member countries will attend the 2023 Mining Indaba conference in Cape Town, South Africa. During the conference, the IGF will participate in and host several events exploring important mining issues for African nations and beyond. Information about the IGF’s activities is listed below. 

Mining Indaba Panels

IGF Organized Side Events

Space is limited for these free Mining Indaba side events: please register as soon as possible if you want to attend.

IGF-BGR Event | Energy Transition: Securing Local Value Addition in Africa’s Supply Chains

Co-organized by the IGF and Germany’s Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR), this session will focus on the themes of the energy transition and African countries’ local and regional value chains to foster the energy transition. Panelists will discuss the challenges and pathways for African countries to move toward becoming producers and exporters of renewable energy technologies. Click here to register.


  • Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
  • Time: 13:30–15:00
  • Location: Southern Sun, Cape Sun hotel (Villa room, second floor)
  • Shuttle service will be available for attendees. Pickup at 12:30 from the Cape Town
    International Convention Centre (CTICC) on main road, opposite Hotel Sky. Return trip from Cape Sun to
    CTICC departs at 15:15.
  • Directions from CTICC


  • Gudrun Franken, BGR
  • Isabelle Ramdoo, IGF
  • Harmony Musiyarira, Namibia University of Science and Technology
  • Richard Morgan, Anglo American
  • Badi Balde, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)


  • Luiza Demoro, BloombergNEF
IGF-GAC Event | Critical Minerals and the Future of Mining: Building a Resilient Future for Women and Communities

Co-organized by the IGF with Global Affairs Canada, this session will focus on the theme of gender and the participation of mining communities in the future of mining. Speakers will discuss how rising demand for critical minerals will affect workers, women, and communities in and around mining operations, as well as ways forward for an inclusive approach to participation in the sector. Click here to register.


  • Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2023
  • Time: 09.00–10.30
  • Location: Southern Sun, The Cullinan hotel (Team room, ground floor)
  • Directions from CTICC


  • Fannie Thiebeault, Global Affairs Canada
  • Ege Tekinbas, IGF
  • Lisl Pullinger, Vivid Advisory
  • Jennifer Broadhurst, University of Cape Town
  • May Hermanus, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Hermien Botes, Anglo American
  • Magdeline Mokwena, Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, South Africa


  • Tracey Cooper, MD360

Other Side Events

Global Advocacy Forum – Africa
  • Hosted by the Re-Sourcing Consortium, SRK, and Webber Wentzel
  • Date: Sunday, February 5, 2023
  • Time: 13:30–16:30
  • Location: Radisson RED, V&A Waterfront hotel
  • Speakers, registration and more
Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Mining
  • Hosted by the Mining Association of Canada and Canadian High Commission to South Africa
  • Date: Monday, February 6, 2023
  • Time: 14:00–16:30
  • Location: Southern Sun, The Cullinan hotel (Team room, ground floor)
  • For more information, contact Ben Chalmers at