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2002 Airport Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7L 6M4 Canada
Saskatoon Inn - Ballroom B
November 17, 2022 (7:30 AM - 2:00 PM) (CST)

Registration and light breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Presentations begin at 8:30 a.m.

Event Details

An in-person event with BHP on the Jansen project and procurement. The event will include presentations and networking opportunities. 

This is a SIMSA members-only event (no subsidiaries, joint venture partners, suppliers, parent companies, etc. are allowed - only the member company is allowed). There is a limit of 4-tickets per SIMSA member company.

Late registrants or those trying to register at the door will be turned-away. Registration closes November 14th at 9:00 am.

Opening remarks will be by James Agar, BHP's Group Procurement Officer. About James Agar:

20 years in executive roles across Finance, Commercial, Investor Relations and External Affairs functions.

James is currently BHP's Group Procurement Officer, leading a global team responsible for procurement activities across the enterprise and developing strategic procurement plans and supplier partnerships to create value through productivity, innovation, social value and decarbonisation.

James joined BHP in 2002 and is a Chartered Accountant.

Topics through the morning will include updates and essential supplier information.  

More details including topics, BHP participants, duration, and pricing to follow soon.

 Draft Agenda:

7:30 AMBreakfast, registration, and networkingN/A
8:30 AMWelcome and safety share/housekeepingEric Anderson, SIMSA
8:45 AMBHP and creating the foundation for partnership successJames Agar, Group Procurement Officer
9:15 AMJansen Stage 1 project and supply updateClint Dempsey, Bantrel
9:35 AMNetworking Break
9:55 AMMinimum requirements for suppliers and bringing Jansen into operationsCarin Jacobs, Manager Potash Operational Readiness, Project Contracts and Procurement, Potash
10:15 AMCreating social value through the supply chainDr. Michelle Gardiner, Head of Project Contracts and Procurement, Potash
10:35 AMNetworking break
10:55 AMSustainability at BHP - building the world’s most sustainable potash mineNavinderan Govender, Manager JS1 Contracts & Governance, PC&P
11:15 AMSustainability tools for SIMSA members – helping your team navigate the ESGEric Anderson, SIMSA
11:35 AMPrepared Q&A session
11:55 AMEvent formal wrap up
12:00 PMLunch is served
12:45 PMNetworking


Thank you to our Sponsors

Event Sponsors

G.E. Environmental Solutions Inc.
GFL Environmental Inc.
Additional Information
Event Contact:
Keri Beebe
Contact Organization:
Saskatchewan Industrial & Mining Suppliers Association | SIMSA
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