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Niall Ferguson to speak at “Diggers and Dealers 2010”

Yes !! Its that time of  the year  again . when all the “whos who” of the mining industry  flock to Kalgoorlie  to mix business and pleasure  and have a great time at teh “diggers and dealers conference”.

So who is Niall Freguson (this years Diggers and dealers speaker) ?

Professor Ferguson ( Age 46 – Born : Glasgow - Scotland ) as he is called , is  a respected economic historian and Harvard professor  once named by “Time magazine” as one of the 100 worlds most influential people . He is also the financial times contributing editor. if you do recall the last year  “diggers and dealers 2009” main speaker was “Dr.Doom – Nouriel roubini”
You can catch Niall Ferguson at his website here - .Nial Ferguson website
In Australia people will know him for his 2008 book “ The ascent of money: A financial history of the world”.This was also made into a televison  series screened by the ABC Australia . Interestingly enough ,  you cannot say his personal life is less controversial with him being in a relationship with “Ayyan Hirsi Ali” author of the 2007 autobiography  Infidel , whose criticism of Islam has her living under a FATWA.
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Professor ferguson should provide content  relevant to the economic situation today , given that he considers  China and  INDIA to be the next economic  powerhouses in the world and has his views of the global financial crisis..

Attendance Fee Schedule for diggers and dealers

Nial Ferguson You tube video

Diggers and dealers | schedule | Speakers| Dates | Location

Forum 2010 for the diggers and dealers is now  Fully Booked
Dates : 2 to 4 August 2010
Venue - The Goldfields Arts Centre
Location - Cheetham Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

Monday 3 August

9:00 am
Welcome by Forum Chairman, Barry Eldridge
9:15 am
Keynote Address: Prof. Nouriel Roubini KEYNOTE
10:15 am
Morning Tea
diggers and dealers 2009
10:45 am
Ivanhoe Mines Ltd - Peter Reeve - Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Ivanhoe Australia LtdPRESENTATION
11:30 am
APEX Minerals NL - Mark Ashley, Managing Director & CEO PRESENTATION
12:00 pm
Mincor Resources NL - David Moore, Managing Director & CEO PRESENTATION
12:30 pm
Lunch Break
1:30 pm
St Barbara Limited - Tim Lehany, Managing Director & CEO PRESENTATION
2:00 pm
Silver Lake Resources Limited - Les Davis, Managing Director PRESENTATION
2:30 pm
Newcrest Mining Limited - Geoff Day, Executive General Manager
3:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
3:30 pm
Sino Gold Mining Limited - Cobb Johnstone, Chief Operating Officer PRESENTATION
4:00 pm
Mundo Minerals Limited - Andrew Law, Chief Operating Officer PRESENTATION
4:30 pm
Mirabela Nickel Ltd - Nick Poll, Managing Director PRESENTATION
5:00 pm
AngloGold Ashanti Ltd - Michael Erickson, VP Australia
5:30 pm
The Nex Metals Explorations Ltd Cocktail Party - Sponsors' Marquee

Schedule program  ;
Tuesday 4 August
Wednesday 5 August
Previous diggers and dealers 2009
Mining Explained: Discovery, Extraction, Refining, Marketing, InvestingHistoric Mining & Blasting Industry Films DVD: Coal, Copper, Salt & Iron Ore Mines, Miners & Mining Equipment VideosThe Mining Valuation Handbook: Mining and Energy Valuation for Investors and ManagementIntroductory Mining EngineeringThe Wrath Of God - Fire In The Hole: Mining Disasters (History Channel)Mining Economics and Strategy


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    Any chance of having a link to a transcript of Niall's talk at Diggers as has been done here for Prof. Nouriel Roubini?

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