Nov
30
6:30 PM18:30

WIMAR SG Annual Gala

Venue: Skysuites @ Swisshotel

Join us for our Annual Gala to celebrate this year’s achievements, announcement of the 2019 WIMAR SG Award winners, inspiring conversations, networking plus fun festivities and a lucky draw!

Our theme for this year has been leadership, and we are delighted to have Sophie Guerin as our keynote speaker. Sophie is the head of diversity & inclusion for Asia Pacific, Greater China, and Japan at Dell Inc, responsible for setting and driving Dell's diversity & inclusion strategy serving members in 18 countries. The evening will also include drinks, canapés, dinner - and maybe some dancing!

Come to network and find out more about WIMAR SG activities over the past year and how you can get involved in 2019. We look forward to seeing you all!

About the speaker:

Sophie Guerin is the Head of Diversity & Inclusion for Asia Pacific, Greater China, and Japan (APJC) at Dell Inc responsible for setting and driving Dell’s diversity & inclusion strategy serving our team members in 18 countries. She is a bilingual, customer centric diversity & inclusion professional with extensive experience building localized strategies for international clients in Asia Pacific. Sophie is skilled in leveraging strategic partnerships with multiple stakeholders to achieve measurable, business driven results.

Currently residing in Singapore, Sophie is a recognized expert on diversity & inclusion in Asia and speaks frequently at industry and thought leadership forums. She is co-author of "Examining Diversity & Inclusion from an Asian Perspective" and “Developing Dependency” which explores special economic zones in the Greater Mekong Sub-region. She is a member of the Diversity & Inclusion in Asia Network Advisory Council and a Founding Member of the American Chamber of Commerce Singapore Women's Steering Committee. Sophie is the first recipient of the American Chamber of Commerce China Committee of the Year Award and is the Founder of Women in International Public Affairs based in Paris, France.

Member ticket price is $60 and non-member ticket $150. Click here to buy your tickets.

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Dec
5
6:00 PM18:00

WIMAR Bi-Monthly Networking Drinks

We meet for bi-monthly on the first Wednesday of every second month.  Come join us for informal networking drinks with fellow mining and resources professionals to share your passion, views, thoughts and so much more.

Non-members and new comers to Singapore mining and resources sector are very welcome; no registration required and drinks on attendees' account.

Venue: To be confirmed.

Look out for the WIMAR sign on a table or area at the Venue.

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Oct
31
8:00 AM08:00

True innovation without diversity is impossible

Join us for "fireside chat" with panelists, addressing what you have always wanted to ask about technology but felt you couldn't.

Hear from the panelists:
- their view on technology vs innovation in commercial + marketing hubs and the mining industry
- the link they see between technology + innovation and diversity + inclusion
- and how do you stay relevant in this technology age? How do you keep pace with technology as roles change and become redundant through technology / AI/ ML etc

Panelists
Alexander Schmitt, Executive Head of Marketing & Sales: Base and Specialty Metals at Anglo American
Diane Jurgens, Chief Technology Officer, BHP Billiton
Dale McAllister, Business Partner, Vale

Facilitator - Tariq Salaria, Marketing, BHP Billiton

Venue: BHP Marketing, Level 45 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 2, Singapore - 018983

Members ticket price is S$10 and non-members ticket price is S$50. You may purchase the tickets here.

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Oct
3
6:00 PM18:00

WIMAR Bi-Monthly Networking Drinks

We meet for bi-monthly on the first Wednesday of every second month.  Come join us for informal networking drinks with fellow mining and resources professionals to share your passion, views, thoughts and so much more.

Non-members and new comers to Singapore mining and resources sector are very welcome; no registration required and drinks on attendees' account.

Venue: Black Swan, 19 Cecil Street

Look out for the WIMAR sign on a table or area at the Venue.

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Sep
26
8:00 AM08:00

Seminar on ever-evolving derivatives landscape in Metals

Join us for a series of short presentations and an interactive, moderated panel discussion on the ever-evolving metals derivatives landscape. The discussion will span a range of topics including:

Onshore Chinese vs international futures
Regulatory arbitrages
Cash-settled vs physically delivered derivative contracts
Risk management in the steel supply chain
The virtual steel mill – how close are we?
Developments in non-ferrous metals derivatives
New upcoming contracts

Panelists:
Janice Kan, Singapore Exchange
Xu Xiao, London Metal Exchange
Stephanie Idulca, SSY Futures
Peter Zaman, Reed Smith LLP
Andrew Glass, Anglo American
Moderated by Julien Hall, S&P Global Platts

Venue: SGX Auditorium, SGX Centre, 2 Shenton Way, Singapore - 068804

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Energy and Resources: A 21st century view
Sep
4
6:30 PM18:30

Energy and Resources: A 21st century view

This event is held in partnership with Women in Energy to increase awareness of the mining and resources industry among INSEAD students. For many people, the image of dusty faced miners mining often comes to mind when talking about our industry. This event aims to debunk some of the myths about working in our industry and bring INSEAD participants up to date on what it means to work in the mining and resources sector in the 21st century. 

If you would like to attend the event, please RSVP to info@wimarsg.com by 1 September 2018.

Venue: INSEAD Asia Campus – 1 Ayer Rajah Avenue 138676, Singapore

Agenda:                  

1.      Opening remarks/introduction – by INSEAD representative

2.      Panel discussion – my career journey

WIMAR panellists

  1. Zayaan Kahn, Rio Tinto (Sales/Marketing)
  2. Robyn Dittrich, BHP (Internal Strategy/Internal Consulting) 
  3. Kirsty Keane, Anglo American (Trading)

Women in Energy panellists

  1. Teresa Day, Uniper (Gas sales)
  2. Helen Lim, Shell

3.      Q&A

Facilitator - Vrutika Mody, representing the INSEAD women in business club

4.      Networking

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Aug
1
6:00 PM18:00

WIMAR Bi-Monthly Networking Drinks

We meet for bi-monthly on the first Wednesday of every second month.  Come join us for informal networking drinks with fellow mining and resources professionals to share your passion, views, thoughts and so much more.

Non-members and new comers to Singapore mining and resources sector are very welcome; no registration required and drinks on attendees' account.

Venue: Dallas Restaurant & Bar, Suntec City, 3 Temasek Blvd, 302-303, Singapore 038983

Look out for the WIMAR sign on a table or area at the Venue.

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Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

Career Reflections & Refresher

Join us for a fun, interactive, networking and professional development evening covering topics such as those outlined below that we all could benefit from a refresher, a different point of view, sharing best practice, etc

- Communication / public speaking

- Conflict management

- Negotiation skills related to HR

- How to manage and be part of diverse teams

- Giving and receiving feedback

- Unconscious bias

Each topic will be hosted by a different mining industry professional.  Groups will rotate around to the different hosts sharing experiences, thoughts, ideas, approaches, etc. Confirmed speakers are below with more names to be added soon:

Andrea Cornwell, President of WIMAR and VP Marketing at South32

Salima Shariff, Head of HR Marketing at Anglo American

Oswald Kuyler, Research and Development Manager at BHP

Roman Matla, Principal Analysis and Improvement at BHP

Lara Naqushbandi, Chief Financial Officer, Commercial at Rio Tinto

Venue: Rio Tinto, Level 21, Marina Bay Financial Center(MBFC) Tower 3

Members ticket price is S$10 and non-members ticket price is S$50. You may purchase the tickets here.

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Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

WIMAR Bi-Monthly Drinks

We meet for bi-monthly on the first Wednesday of every second month.  Come join us for informal networking drinks with fellow mining and resources professionals to share your passion, views, thoughts and so much more.

Non-members and new comers to Singapore mining and resources sector are very welcome; no registration required and drinks on attendees' account.

Look out for the WIMAR sign on a table or area at the Venue.

Venue: Erwin's Gastrobar at Marina Bay Financial Centre - near to the fountain
            8A Marina Blvd, 01-01, Singapore, 018984

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May
11
8:30 AM08:30

NatSteel Site Visit

NatSteel has kindly offered WIMAR SG members a tour to visit its steel making and rolling mill/downstream facilities in Jurong.

Please ensure that you will be available on the morning of May 11. Timings are inclusive of travel time; transport will be organised. Due to registration requirements there will be limited opportunities to switch registrations.

Email info@wimarsg.com by COB Monday April 27 if you would like to participate. You will receive a payment link and particulars of transport arrangements along with the confirmation email.

Tickets: $20 (spaces are limited at 40pax)

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Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

WIMAR Bi-Monthly Drinks

  • Boulevard, 8 Marina Boulevard, 018981 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We meet for bi-monthly on the first Wednesday of every second month.  Come join us for informal networking drinks with fellow mining and resources professionals to share your passion, views, thoughts and so much more.

Non-members and new comers to Singapore mining and resources sector are very welcome; no registration required and drinks on attendees' account.

Look out for the WIMAR sign on a table or area at the Venue.

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Mar
23
8:00 AM08:00

Blockchain2Business: Disruption and Opportunities in the Commodities Sector

The rise of the Blockchain technology is set to disrupt many industries globally – what opportunities and impacts would it present for the commodities sector?

Join us for this engaging breakfast event hosted by WIMAR SG, where we will discuss one of the hottest topics at the moment with our esteemed panel of speakers and experts.

The event will explore Blockchain in the mining sector and oil & agriculture markets, followed by a panel discussion that will delve deeper into experiences with Blockchain applications development, and key takeaways.

Sign up now for this event and discover how industry visionaries are breaking new grounds with Blockchain!

Agenda

Blockchain and its possible applications in the mining sector
Mariana Gomez de la Villa, Senior Program Manager Blockchain, ING, Netherlands

Easy trading connect, lessons learned from the oil and agricultural markets
Arnoud Star Busmann, Innovation Lead, ING, Netherlands

Panel Discussion: Sharing experiences in developing blockchain applications; where does it work and why?

Moderator:

Lynn Ng, Sector Head Commodities, ING, Singapore

Participants:

Mariana Gomez de la Villa, Senior Program Manager Blockchain, ING, Netherlands

Max Kantelia, Co-Founder at Zilliqa & Anqua, Singapore

Yvonne Zhang, CEO and Founder, Aquifer Institute, Singapore

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Mar
8
8:00 AM08:00

WIMAR SG International Women's Day Breakfast

Join us for our annual International Women's Day breakfast for an inspiring morning of conversation and networking, focusing on the theme of the year - leadership.  

Our keynote speaker is Jenny Costelloe the founder of Collective17. Jenny founded the organization to combine her skills in sustainability and partnerships for development, along with her extensive network in South-East Asia and her ability to build collaborations. Jenny has worked in a wide range of sectors on a broad number of topics, but specializes in the food and agriculture sector and in women’s empowerment. Her aim for Collective17 is to build flexible teams of experts, who can advise clients on how to work across sectors to address the complex challenges of sustainable development. 

Venue: Padang Restaurant, Singapore Cricket Club, Singapore-179681 

Members ticket price is S$20 and non-members ticket price is S$60. You may purchase the tickets here.

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Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

WIMAR Bi-Monthly Drinks

We meet for bi-monthly on the first Wednesday of every second month.  Come join us for our first get together of 2018 – post the start of calendar year, and before Chinese New Year - for informal networking drinks with fellow mining and resources professionals to share your passion, views, thoughts and so much more.

Non-members and new comers to Singapore mining and resources sector are very welcome; no registration required and drinks on attendees’ account.

Look out for the WIMAR sign on a table or area at the Venue.

Venue: Cook & Brew, The Westin Singapore, Level 33, 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 018961

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