Short Course on Resources Management

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Executive Short Course on Resources Management using the United Nations Framework Classification for Resources

Date: 22 October 2019 (1 day-course)

Venue: Centre International de Conferences (CICG) in Geneva, Switzerland

Target audience: Senior policymakers and industry leaders from the public and private sector

Pre-requisites: Participants should have at least 8 years’ working experience and be in a leadership position or advisory role

This intensive short course provides the know-how and insight required for policy leaders in the public and private sector to work towards better management and governance of oil, gas and mineral resources and contribute to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals. At the end of the course, the participants will be able to use the United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC) as a resources’ management tool.

08:30 – Registration

08:45 – Opening

09:00 – Minerals and the oil & gas value-chains, cyclical commodity trends, the commodity cycle and the finance cycle 

09:45 – Drivers and trends affecting the energy transition on the extraction of resources 

10:45 – Coffee break

11:15 – Context and characteristics of the UNFC

11:45 – UNFC applied in hydrocarbons’ policy formulation and resources management

12:45 – Lunch

13:45 – UNFC applied in mineral’s policy, corporate and resources management 

14:45 – Coffee break

15:15 – UNFC applied in the classification and management of anthropogenic resources

16:15 – UNFC as a ‘resources’ management tool 

17:00 – Wrap up and closure

The course will have two sessions:

Session 1: Framing the use of UNFC in policy formulation 

Host: Vitor Correia

Objectives:

  • Understand the minerals and the oil & gas value-chains;
  • Understand cyclical commodity trends, the commodity cycle and the finance cycle;
  • Understand the impact of climate change and the energy transition on the extraction of resources.

Session outline: 

Duration

Objectives

Themes

45m

Understand the minerals and the oil & gas value-chains, cyclical commodity trends, the commodity cycle and the finance cycle

  • O&G and mining value chains and their current challenges
  • Phases of commodity cycles, price outlooks and finance
  • Impact of innovations in production, industrial uses, substitution effects and price speculation from investors

60m

Recognise the impact of climate change and the energy transition on the extraction of resources

  • Drivers of change
  • O&G industry trends
  • Minerals industry trends
  • Circularity in resource management
  • Impact of social/political contexts
  • The future – “Resource as a service?”

 

Session 2: Using the United Nations Framework Classification for Resources as a resource management tool 

Host: Hari Tulsidas (tbc)

Objectives:

  • Understand what the UNFC is;
  • Understand UNFC specifications, and how to bridge from different natural resources classification and reporting systems into the UNFC;
  • Learn how to use the UNFC, and its expanded version, the United Nations Resource Management System (UNRMS) as a resources’ management tool.

Session outline: 

Duration Objectives Themes
30m Understand what the UNFC is Context and characteristics of the UNFC
Relationship between UNFC and other classification and reporting systems
Competent Person guidelines and application
60m Applying the UNFC to hydrocarbons UNFC applied in policy formulation and Government resources management
60m Applying the UNFC to mineral deposits UNFC applied in Government resources management
Implications for EU policy and corporate management 
60m Applying the UNFC to anthropogenic resources Classifying and managing anthropogenic resources
Implications for EU policy and corporate management
45m Learn how to use the UNFC and UNRMS as a resources’ management tool The project maturity and resource progression model of UNFC and UNRMS

The standard fee for participating in the 1-day training course is 300€.

Participation for European Geologist title holders (EurGeol) and EIT Raw Materials Partners is free. 

The registration fee includes catering during the course (lunch and coffee breaks). 

An invoice will be issued upon registration. 

This event is organised back-to-back with the World Resources Forum (WRF) 2019 which will be held from 23 to 24 October 2019 at the Centre International de Conferences (CICG) in Geneva, Switzerland. WRF 2019 will be centered on the theme of ‘Anchoring Natural Resources and Raw Materials Management for Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production’. This topic was chosen to reinforce the dialogue that has started to gain international traction on resources and sustainable consumption and production.

More information and registration: https://www.wrforum.org/world-resources-forum-2019/

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