Mineral Wealth Conference 2016
Beak presents geological and mineral information systems from Uganda and Tanzania

05th - 06th October 2016, Kampala (Uganda)

The Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum (UCMP) hosted the 5th annual Mineral Wealth Conference (MWC) at the Kampala Serena Hotel, which took place on 5th and 6th October 2016.

Organized in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC), the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this year’s conference theme was “Attracting Exploration Investment to Uganda’s Mineral Sector to realize its Full Potential”.

The conference attracted expert speakers and delegates from across the globe including but not limited to Brazil, Australia, Belgium, West Africa, South Africa, the World Bank, African Mineral Development Centre, African Development Bank and the USA.

On 6th October, Beak, in cooperation with the Department of Geological Survey and Mines (DGSM) of Uganda and the Geological Survey of Tanzania (GST), presented the "Management of Geological Information for Mining Sector Development and Investment Attraction – Examples from Uganda and Tanzania". In Uganda and Tanzania, Beak successfully implemented information management systems for geological and mineral data using its advangeo® Software Solutions.

More information about the event can be found on the website.

Photo: Discussion panel at the Mineral Wealth Conference in Kampala