Conflict Minerals Supply Chain Compliance and Transparency

30th November - 2nd December 2016 in Golden Tulip Berlin - Hotel Hamburg - Berlin, Germany

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One World, Double Standards - Facing the Challenges of Conflict Minerals Reporting Across the Pond

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About the Forum

This exclusive BIS forum showcases the best strategies and approaches to optimize conflict minerals supply chain transparency while developing resilient business driven ethical and sustainable sourcing strategy. Vice Presidents, Directors, Heads, Managers and Analysts engaged in supply chain management will meet to share and exchange advanced practices, methodologies, tools and models throughout 2-day in-depth panel discussions, practical case studies, interactive sessions and workshops. Thanks to the small-scale nature of the forum and carefully picked panel of senior executives, experts and business professionals this event will allow great benchmarking, networking and business opportunities.

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Some of the Speakers

Aidan McQuade

I’ve been the Director of Anti-Slavery International, the oldest international human rights organisation in the world, since 2006. During my time there our achievements have included: holding the st

Aidan McQuade

Director at Anti-Slavery International

André Podleisek

André Podleisek

Corporate Sustainability Coordinator at Schindler Management AG

Andrew Wallis

Andrew is the founder and CEO of Unseen, a multi-award winning organization working towards disrupting and challenging modern slavery. He is the Chairman of the Working Group for the Centre for Social

Andrew Wallis

CEO at Unseen

Chiara Venturini

Chiara Venturini is the Director of the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) since 2014, where she coordinates the organization’s activities on climate change, supply chain management, and huma

Chiara Venturini

Director, GeSI

Dennis Eggeling

Dennis Eggeling was born in 1980 and got a graduate in “Environmental Engineering – Subject Recycling” in 2004 by the university of Applied Sciences in Braunschweig / Wolfenbüttel. In 2015 he p

Dennis Eggeling

Compliance Officer / Senior Manager Environmental Management Product Development at Huf Group

Fabiana Di Lorenzo

Dr Fabiana Di Lorenzo is an experienced consultant, trainer and policy advisor specialising in due diligence, human and labour rights, and business. She has worked with multiple national governments,

Fabiana Di Lorenzo

Governance and Due Diligence Manager, Estelle Levin Limited

Feriel Zerouki

After graduating in Mathematics and Business Management, Feriel worked as a Financial Analyst before joiningDe Beersin 2005 as a Supply Chain Analyst at the Diamond Trading Company. Feriel gained exp

Feriel Zerouki

Head of Government and Industry Relations at The De Beers Group of Companies

Jan Tytgat

He joined Umicore in 1987 and has assumed several managerial positions (laboratories, purchasing and battery recycling) before joining Umicore’s Government Affairs department in 2012. In his current

Jan Tytgat

Director Government Affairs EU-Benelux at Umicore

Schedule Excerpt

08:30

Chairman`s Opening Remarks

9:00

Conflict Minerals Compliance – Best Practices from the US Automotive and Commercial Vehicles Industries

case study

Gail S. - Tetra Tech
9:30

Conflict Minerals and Responsible Sourcing – Sharing Best Practices Identified by Leading Companies and Industry Experts

interactive session

Hillary R. - Client Companies
10:30

Designing and Implementing a Risk Based Due Diligence Process: Challenges, and Developing a Framework for Success

interactive workshop

Lawrence H. - Elm Sustainability Partners LLC
12:00

Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Workshop

9:00

Chairman’s Opening Address

13:00

Lunch Time + Coffee and Networking Break

9:30-13:00

All sessions inFULL AGENDA

14:10

Industry Collaboration and Supplier Engagement to Eliminate Conflict Minerals

case study

14:40

Standardization Roadmap for the Environment- Reducing Conflict Minerals Risk through Standardisation

case study

Keith Lloyd J. - ICD Alloys and Metals
15:10

Trainings and Education Processes to Deepen Understanding of Conflict Minerals in the SupplyChain

case study

Hillary R. - Client Companies
15:40

Achieving Successful Conflict Free Minerals: Key Components

case study

16:40

Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Day Two

08:30

Chairman`s Opening Remarks

opening address + interactive workshop

Lawrence H. - Elm Sustainability Partners LLC
10:00

The Regulation of Conflict Minerals: The EU Perspective’

opening address

Signe R. - European Commission
10:30

Global Trends and Challenges for Artisanal and Small scale Mining (ASM)

case study

Marie M. - Bonn International Center for Conversion GmbH (BICC)
11:00

Morning Coffee and Networking

11:30

Armed Groups’ Involvement in Mineral Exploitation in Eastern DRC

case study

Ken M. - IPIS Research
12:00

Practical Aspects from the European Automotive Supply Chain of Managing Conflict Minerals Compliance

case study

Dennis E. - Huf Group / CLEPA association
12:30

Traceability and Due Diligence in the DRC: from Conflict to Conflict-Free Minerals

case study

Mikhael D. - Pact
13:00

Lunch Time + Coffee and Networking Break

14:00-18:30

All sessions inFULL AGENDA

18:30

Chairman’s Closing Remarks and End of Day One

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EUR 1.499,-

Delegates

  • 2 Day Conference
  • Online Documentation
  • Luncheon and Refreshments

EUR 1.699,-

Compliance Software and Consultancy Providers

  • 2 Day Conference
  • Online Documentation
  • Luncheon and Refreshments

EUR 695,-

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