The Boom in a Room Investor Conference

Featuring an unbeatable line-up of junior and mid-tier resource stocks, providing investors with the opportunity to meet with company executives and hear company stories first hand.

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The Boom in a Room Investor Conference, brought to you by, will be held on Thursday 14 and Friday 15 October 2021 at the RAC Perth Arena, and will feature corporate presentations from more than 40 of Australia's leading junior and mid-tier resources companies.

Investors can attend the conference live in Perth or watch online.

The event provides a unique opportunity for investors to meet directly with mining company CEOs and senior management, with a booth exhibition area and multiple networking events.

The event is free to attend for genuine investors, brokers and analysts.

Our conference partner, is a highly-respected and globally-trusted source of information concerning the Australian mining industry, with an extensive global audience.


Both the Investor and Trade passes provide access to the full two-day event, including the booth exhibition area and the auditorium for presentations, plus morning/afternoon tea, lunch and networking drinks on both days.

Keynote Speakers: 

Peter Costello (AC)

Peter Costello (AC) served as Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia between 1996 and 2007 and remains the longest serving Treasurer in Australia’s history.

He brought down twelve consecutive Federal Budgets, including ten surpluses. During that period, he eliminated Commonwealth Government debt in net terms and saw Australia's credit rating twice upgraded to AAA status.

Mr Costello (AC) is now the Chairman of the Australian Future Fund (which holds around $130 billion in assets) and Chairman of the Nine Entertainment Corporation, a public company that provides media and entertainment.

In January 2011 he was made a Companion (AC) in the Order of Australia.

Hedley Widdup

Hedley Widdup graduated as a geologist with first class honours from the University of Melbourne in 2000. As a mine geologist, he worked for WMC, Xstrata and Gold Fields across nickel, copper-uranium, lead-zinc and gold mines. Since joining Lion, Hedley has worked across all facets of the investment portfolio as well as on corporate transactions and investor relations. 

Hedley presently manages the direct investments of Lion Selection Group Limited and is an executive director of Lion Manager Pty Ltd. Additionally Hedley provides considered research and commentary on the resource investment sector both through the publication of LionAnalyst, and as a regular speaker at key resource investment events.

ESG Specialist Panel and Discussion

Join us for a glimpse into the future at...

"The new mining economy – rapidly growing critical mineral supply chains"

An exclusive panel discussion featuring a group of leading industry executives and financiers, sharing their thoughts and insights on the forces that are changing the face of the industry.

With the global transition to green energy rapidly gaining momentum, the resources sector is preparing for an unprecedented shift in supply and demand fundamentals.

Key discussion topics will include the opportunities and risks the new mining economy has created for Australia, geopolitical pressures on supply chains, financing opportunities, and growing expectations for ESG performance in particular decarbonisation and understanding the cradle-to-grave environmental impact of ‘green’ products.

Join us for this specialist panel powered by Pilbara Minerals.

Conference Program:

For the full list of speakers and conference timetable Click Here



Pre-registered delegates can collect their name badges and conference satchels from the Registration Desk from 7:00 am WST on Thursday 14 October. Subject to availability, registrations may also be obtained on-site.


The conference will be held in the Granite Room at the RAC Perth Arena, 700 Wellington St, Perth. 

Public Transport

The RAC Perth Arena is well-serviced by public transport, with buses, trains and the local-area CAT bus all stopping in close proximity to the venue. Visit the TransPerth website for further details and timetable information.


Event parking is available at the RAC Perth Arena. 

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Event Date and Time

Thu, 14-Oct-2021,  08 : 00 AM
Timezone: Australia/Perth


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For more information contact

Resources Rising Stars  
Phone: (08) 9388 1474