Australia - Global Uranium Conference 2022

The Global Uranium Conference (GUC) 2022 will be hosted by industry in Adelaide, Australia from 9th-11th November 2022 and offers a platform on which global experts and industry leaders can present the latest research and best practice in the global uranium industry.

South Australia has been amongst the top three global producers of uranium since the 1930s and with an exceptional track record of the highest standard of safety, regulation and ESG credentials.

The conference will feature a quality, single stream plenary over two days, as well as high profile keynote speakers, panels and Q&A sessions. There will be plenty of formal and informal networking opportunities and social functions as well as opportunities to discuss topical matters with sponsors, exhibitors and other delegates.

Special Guest Speaker at the Conference Dinner is Assoc Professor John Culton, Director of the Andy Thomas Centre for Space Resources. John will present a fascinating discourse on “Exploring remote operations – How Australian expertise in the resources and mining sectors is critical for the collection of lunar soil (regolith)” complete with some amazing visual images.

Among the confirmed keynote speakers and titles are:

  • An Official Conference Opening by the Hon Tom Koutsantonis - Minster for Energy and Mining, Infrastucture and Transport;
  • An Address by the Hon Matt Canavan - LNP Senator for Queensland;
  • Treva Klingbiel (TradeTech) - Uranium Markets: Policies and Prices;
  • Helen Cook (GNE Advisory) - The Legal Challenges of establishing a Nuclear Energy Industry in Australia;
  • John Vagenas (Metallurgical Systems) - Can There be a Future Without Nuclear Power;
  • Brian Reilly (Snr Vice President and COO, Cameco) - McArthur River Mine and Key Lake Mill: Pathway to Production;
  • Duncan Craib (Boss Energy) - Honeymoon Mine Re-Start;
  • John Harries (ANA), Technologies in Advanced Nuclear Power Reactors;
  • Doug Boreham (McMaster University) - Uranium and Energy: What is the Risk?;
  • Ben Heard (Frazer Nash Consultancy) - SMRs in the Australian context – challenges and opportunities;
  • Geoff Currie (Charles Sturt University) - Nuclear Medicine: An Update on a Uranium Dependent Industry;
  • Kathy Ehrig (BHP Olympic Dam) - Uranium Mineralogy - Challenging but Imagine if......;
  • Leigh Curyer (NexGen Energy) - Permitting and the Rook I Project;
  • Mark Chalmers (Energy Fuels) - Is History Repeating?;
  • John Borshoff (Deep Yellow Ltd) - Can the Uranium Sector Cope With A Major Extended Boom;
  • Wayne Heili (Peninsula Energy) - Lance Projects - Wyoming - in transition from alkaline to low pH ISR;
  • Lenka Kollar (NuScale) - SMRs, sustainable energy policy, nuclear waste, nuclear power's role in the hydrogen future;
  • Greg Hall (Alligator Energy) - Samphire Uranium Project, South Australia – Early Development stage ISR;
  • Jess Page (WGA) - Machine Learning Application to ISR Uranium Recovery;
  • Daniel Bellifemine (Sth Australian EPA) - Changes to the Environmental Protection Regulations; and
  • Brandon Munro (Bannerman) - Etango-8: Defying Economies of Scale in Bulk Tonnage Mining.

Registration is open on the GUC conference website. You can also follow the online coverage of the event under the hashtag #GUC2022 on Twitter and LinkedIn.