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Curtin Minerals Seminar Series

Media release

Curtin’s Institute of Minerals and Energy (CIME) will begin its Minerals Seminar Series for 2011 at the Resources and Chemistry Precinct, Curtin University, on 9 March.

The Minerals Seminar Series is an opportunity for leading Western Australian minerals and energy research & development representatives to engage industry, government and community in a dialogue regarding the latest issues in the sector.

Speakers:

Professor Peter Lilly, Executive Director of Minerals and Energy Strategy at Curtin University.
‘Minerals sector challenges and some of the Australian R&D being undertaken to overcome them.’

Professor Fiona Haslam McKenzie
‘Enduring community value from mining: The opportunities and the challenges for regions in transition.’

Date: Wednesday 9 March 2011

Time: 7.00am-8.45am

Cost: FREE with complimentary light breakfast provided

Venue: Exhibition Space, Level 1 (Ground Floor) Resources and Chemistry Precinct, Curtin University

(Entry via Manning Road) http://rcp.curtin.edu.au/location.cfm

Parking: Parking available adjacent to the building (Car Park 34, Map Ref 25-J)

http://properties.curtin.edu.au/maps

RSVP: Please reply to Fran Cornell by Tuesday 8 March f.cornell@curtin.edu.au or 9266 9263

Media are invited to this seminar. Please make contact to organise interview, photo and video opportunities.

Media contact:

Andrea Barnard, Public Relations, Curtin University
Tel: 08 9266 4241, Mobile: 0401 103 755, Email: andrea.barnard@curtin.edu.au