Responsible Sourcing
& Technology Summit 




Responsible Sourcing
& Technology Summit  

27 March 2020

Hilton London Tower Bridge
5 More London Riverside, Tooley Street, London SE1 2BY

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Responsible Sourcing

& Technology Summit  

27 March 2020, Hilton, London Tower Bridge UK

Speaker Programme

Thursday, 26 March

17:30  Welcome Cocktail Reception, Hilton London Tower Bridge

Friday, 27 March 

09:00 - 10:30 Opening Session 

Welcome Remarks

Ruth Crowell, CEO, LBMA



Sakhila Mirza, General Counsel, LBMA

Keynote Address

Mark Pieth, Professor of Criminal Law and Criminology, University of Basel

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break 

11:00 - 11:15 Setting the scene

[tbd, OECD] 

11.15 – 12.15 Panel: The Challenges Facing Responsible Sourcing of Precious Metals

The panel will discuss the current trends and challenges facing responsible sourcing in the precious metals supply chain, and the implications on meaningful due diligence. 


Moderator: [speakers tbd]



[speakers tbd]

12:15 - 13:15  Lunch 

13:15 – 14:15  Panel: Building Leverage Across the Value Chain 

The panel will discuss the expectations around accountability in the precious metals value chain, with a focus on who has the influence and leverage to effect change.


Moderator: Susannah McLaren, Responsible Sourcing Manager


[speakers tbd]


14:15 - 14:45 Coffee Break

14:45 – 15:15 Special Address 

[speaker tbd]

15:15 – 16:15 Workshop: Innovation in due diligence 

The session explores innovative technology solutions in the market designed to support enhanced due diligence and traceability, with insights from refiners on their implementation.


Moderator: Neil Harby, Chief Technical Officer, LBMA



[speakers tbd]


Questions & Answers

16:15 – 17:00  Closing Session – What have we learnt? 

Moderator: Sakhila Mirza, General Counsel, LBMA


[speakers tbd]

17:15 Cocktail Reception & Networking

Please be advised the programme is subject to change due to availability of speakers.