Forum 11: Mining

The Economy vs the Environment?

November 10, 2012

Assoc Professor Damien Giurco (PhD), Julian Malnic & Mike Smart

Forum Speakers: Assoc Professor Damien Giurco (PhD), Julian Malnic & Mike Smart


Julian Malnic

  • Geologist, award-winning journalist & industry commentator.
  • Founding Chairman of the Sydney Mining Club.
  • Founder & Executive Chairman of Direct Nickel. Founding CEO of Nautilus Minerals.
  • Winner of the Mining Journal Pioneering Award.

Assoc. Professor Damien Giurco, B.Sc, B.Eng (Chem) (Hons), PhD. (View slide presentation)

  • Research Director at the Institute for Sustainable Futures at UTS.
  • Research focus on industrial ecology, and sustainable production.
  • UTS lead in CSIRO-funded research project examining the future of Aust. resources.
  • Member of the International Society for Industrial Ecology.

Mike Smart, BA Magna Cum Laude (Astrophysics) (View slide presentation)

  • Director of Sapere Research Group. Advisor to industrial leaders in gas, electricity & mining.
  • Economist specialising in competition law & network regulation.
  • Member of the Competition & Consumer Committee of the Law Council of Australia.

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