Convened by Saudi Arabia, the Future Minerals Forum (FMF) is a global gathering of international leaders with a clear purpose and vision of enabling the creation of resilient and responsible minerals and metals value chains in the region encompassing Africa, Western and Central Asia.
The Forum’s key objectives are to shape the future of mineral development and attract investment to the region.
The Forum offers explorers, mining companies, investors, equipment and service suppliers, technology companies , multilateral and civil society organisations a unique opportunity to:
Learn about mineral development strategies and plans in Saudi Arabia and the region
Engage with senior Government officials from across the region and mining and investment global CEOs
Explore collaboration, partnership and investment opportunities in an emerging global resources powerhouse
Contribute to action focussed conversations about the creation of minerals and metals value chains: from exploration to mining, processing, refining, manufacturing and circular economy
Define the pillars of future responsible mineral development including, low carbon metals, hydrogen energy, social benefit and latest advances in mining technology and equipment
Enable the global mineral and metal sectors to grow and reinforce existing business partnerships to unlock and maximise value across the value chain
Attendees will be actively engaged as full participants throughout the entire event with like-minded professionals who believe in affordable access to minerals and metals for future economies to thrive.
Held by invitation only to Ministers and other senior country representatives from the region’s nations. The purpose of the Ministerial Roundtable is to establish a consensus on
development pathways and criticality of minerals and metals to the world’s future sustainable development and to establish lasting partnerships. A gathering of policy-makers to discuss the opportunity to shape the future of mining globally.
The Plenary Theater within the Kingdom’s prestigious King Abdulaziz International Conference Center (KAICC) is where Saudi Arabia hosts several meetings with world leaders and the location for the Forum’s Keynote Addresses, Fireside Chats and Panel Discussions that are at the heart of the events agenda.
The Marketplace is a multipurpose area of the forum in which the event’s energy and buzz is heard and seen. Delegates are able to visit sponsors’ stands showcasing some of the industry’s leading businesses, network with other participants and attend some of the forum’s world-class panels and briefing sessions.
The Mining Hub gives international participants at the Future Minerals Forum the opportunity to shine a spotlight on their own country’s products and services, showcasing them to the many thousands of delegates who will visit the event in person.
Located on an impressive terrace immediately outside the KAICC with views of the spectacular surroundings, the Guru Garden will provide an informal outside space in which delegates can take a moment away from the buzz of the event and talk to the expert speakers.
Situated in the King Abdulaziz International Conference Center (KAICC) these theatres are where deep dive sessions are hosted, including discussions on mining investment opportunities in the region and country briefings from industry experts.
The second edition of FMF is expected to attract more than 200 CEOs, 50 mining and energy ministers and more than 4,000+ global leaders and senior attendees from more than 80 countries representing the energy, government, mining, technology, infrastructure, investment and sustainability sectors.
FMF’s key mission is to foster and attract investment for a “New Age of Exploration”.
FMF’s forward looking agenda invites you to participate in an “Action Driven” program to transform, modernize and agree to roadmaps for collaboration in areas including: explorations, beneficiation, processing, refining and manufacturing and much more.