The Committees

Organizing Committee

Name Company/Affiliation
  Dirk Van Zyl – Chairman Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering

University of British Columbia

Dan Ramey – Co-Chair Freeport-McMoRan Mining Company, USA
Andrew Watson – Co-Chair Stantec
Resa Furey Stantec

Sarah Weber

C3 Alliance Corp

Scott Broughton

 Amrita Budhwar                                   C3 Alliance Corp
Conference Committee

Dan Ramey

Freeport-McMoRan Mining Company, USA

Andrew Watson


Ian Hutchison

SLR Consulting

Geoff Beale


Shannon Shaw

pHase Geochemistry Inc., Canada

Daryl Hockley

SRK Consulting, Canada

Lisa Wade


John Lupo

Newmont Mining Corporation

Andy Robertson

Robertson GeoConsulting


Technical Committees              

Water as a Valued Asset

Briana Gunn Newmont Mining Corporation
Brett Waterman Freeport-McMoRan Inc.


Regulatory and Social Challenges

Luke Danielson Sustainable Development Strategies Group


Operational Water Management

Mike Davies Teck
Michael Geddis KGHM



Water Treatment/Water Quality

Bob Kimball Amec Foster Wheeler – Wood PLC
Jim Finley Stantec


Climate Based Water Management

Wet – Sven Knutsson Luleå University of Technology
Dry – John Rupp Piteau
Cold –Jennie Gjertsen Goldcorp
Alana Shewan Knight Piésold


Characterization and Prediction

Shannon Shaw pHase Geochemistry Inc., Canada
Madhumitha Raghav Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
Jim Finley Stantec
Alana Shewan Knight Piesold
Sven Knutsson

Hamish Weatherly

Daniel Mackie

Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

BGC Engineering

SRK Consulting