Svemin's Autumn Summit 2022

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The green transition starts in the mine. The Swedish mine. Welcome to celebrate with us. Svemin’s Autumn Summit 2022.

Svemin offers a full day filled with the latest from the industry, politics and academia. There will be a lot of talk about Sweden’s new political landscape, the EU’s upcoming Raw Materials Initiative and, of course, the opportunity to meet industry professionals.

The Autumn Summit runs over three sessions, with session 2 being broadcast live, approximately 13:00 – 14:30. Sessions 1 and 3 will not be broadcast live, but will only be experienced on site.


Coffee from 08.30

Session 1 | 09:30 – 12:00

Emma Härdmark, Moderator, Director Communications, Svemin

Keynote | The new Minister for Energy, Business and Industry’s thoughts on a competitive mining and mineral industry
Ebba Busch, Swedish Minister for Energy, Business and Industry

Introductory speech
Maria Sunér, CEO Svemin

The green transition starts in the mine
Niklas Johansson, Senior Vice President, Communication and Climate, LKAB
Mikael Staffas, CEO Boliden

Panel | Permit processes 
Ulla Sandborgh, CEO Jokkmokk Iron Mines
Anna Tyni, CEO Copperstone Resources
Svante Fielding, CEO SMA Mineral

Global leader in an extraordinary time
Helena Hedblom, CEO Epiroc

Selling a car that doesn’t exist … yet
Rikard Holst, Art Director, INGO Stockholm

Panel | Sustainable social construction and raw materials
Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd, CEO the Swedish Construction Federation
Louise Karlberg, Head of Department, The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation
Christian Ekberg, Head of Department for Energy and Materials, Professor of Industrial Material Recycling, Professor of Nuclear Chemistry, Chalmers University of Technology

Polestar 0 Project 
Hans Pehrson, Head of Polestar 0 Project, Polestar

Lunch | 12:00 – 13:00

Session 2 | 13:00 – 14:20 | In English | Also broadcast live >> Svemin’s Youtube channel 

Raw materials and supply chains – a geopolitical analysis
Johan Sjöberg, Security and Defense Policy Adviser, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
Johannes Malminen, Deputy Head, Swedish Defence Research Agency, FOI

European Critical Raw Materials Act – the mining industy’s perspective
Rolf Kuby, Director General, Euromines
Maria Sunér, CEO Svemin

Cooperation and innovation – Chile and Sweden
Iván Vejar, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Chile in Sweden
Daniela Blanco, Director Technology Contracts and Alliances, Codelco
Lawrence Hooey, Acting Program Director, Swedish Mining Innovation

Strategic partnership on securing raw materials – high level discussion
Erik D. Ramanathan, U.S. Ambassador to Sweden
Jason LaTorre, Ambassador of Canada to Sweden
Bernard Philip, Australian Ambassador to Sweden

Session 3 | 15:00 – 16:30

New political game plan – mineral policy debate
Louise Eklund, Lib, MEP
Isak From, SocDem, MEP
Erik Palmkvist, SweDem, MEP

The most crucial authorities for the mining industry – a conversation
Annelie Wirtén, Director General, Geological Survey of Sweden
Björn Risinger, Director General, The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Robert Andrén, Director General, Swedish Energy Agency

The work of the Committee on Reindeer Lands
Eric M Runesson, Justice of the Supreme Court of Sweden, Chair of the Committee on Reindeer Lands

Fe of the Year 2022
Jenny Gotthardsson, General Manager, Boliden Garpenberg

Fossil-free technology – our most important export
Svante Axelsson, National Coordinator, Fossil Free Sweden

Closing words

Subject to possible changes

What: Svemin’s Autumn Summit 2022
When: Tuesday Nov. 22
Where: Pelarsalen, Norra Latin, Barnhusgatan 7B / Drottninggatan 71B, Stockholm
Time: 09.30 – 16.30, coffee from 08.30
Format: Live, session 2 is also live broadcast on Svemin’s Youtube channel
Language: Swedish, one session in English
Fee: Summit free of charge, dinner SEK 1000 ex. VAT, invoiced afterwards
Registration: The Autumn Summit 2022 is full. If you wish to follow session 2 (13.00 – 14.30) via Svemin’s YouTube channel, send your registration to Svemin.