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A selection of presentations and papers published by Richard Schodde.

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Schodde RC, "The National State of Exploration". Keynote address to the Copper to the World Conference, Adelaide June 2017.

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Schodde RC, "Challenges of Exploring Under Deep Cover". Presentation to the AMIRA International's Exploration Managers Conference, Healesville, Victoria, March 2017.

Saleem HA, Giurco D, Arndt N, Nickless E, Brown G, Demetriades A, Durrheim R, Enriquez MA, Kinnaird J, Littleboy A, Meinert LD, Oberhänsli R, Selem J, Schodde R, Schneider G, Vidal O & Yakovleva N, "Mineral supply for sustainable development requires governance", Nature 543, pp367-372, 16 March 2017.

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Schodde RC, "Recent Trends and Outlook for Global Exploration", Presentation to the PDAC, Toronto, March 2017.

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Schodde RC, "What to look for when making a graphite investment", presentation at the Mines & Money Battery Metals Summit, London, November 2016.

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Schodde RC, "The strategic benefits to Governments in supporting exploration", presentation at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC), Melbourne, November 2016.

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Schodde RC, "Unlocking Northern Resource Potential: The Role of Infrastructure" a report commissioned by the PDAC, and presented in Ottawa October 2016.

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Schodde RC, "The decline in Indonesia's Exploration Performance - and what can we do about it", Keynote paper for the Indonesian Society of Economic Geologists (MGEI) Annual Convention, Bandung, Indonesia, October 2016.

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Schodde RC, "Overview of Exploration in the Tethyan", Keynote paper for the Society of Economic Geologists 2016 Conference, Çesme, Turkey, September 2016.

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Schodde RC, "Long term trends in gold exploration. Is the love affair over, or is it just warming up?" Presentation given to Melbourne Branch of the Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM), Melbourne, June 2016.

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Jennings K and Schodde R, "From Mineral Discovery to Project Delivery", SEG Newsletter, No 105 April 2016, p1, 20-25, Society of Economic Geologists.

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Schodde RC, "A decade of discoveries - A good-news story driven by junior explorers, guided by artisanal workings". Article written for a Mining Journal special supplement on the MINING INDABA Conference, January 2016 p12-16.

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Schodde RC, "Long term trends in gold exploration", Paper given at the NewGenGold Conference, Perth, November 2015.

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Schodde RC, "Exploration trends, finds and issues in Australia", presentation at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC), Melbourne, November 2015.

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Schodde RC, "A review of Australia's discovery performance over the last 40 years", Keynote presentation at the Value Creation via Exploration Seminar organised by Australian Institute of Geoscientists, July 2015.

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Schodde RC, "Updated Report on the importance of junior exploration companies to the NSW mining industry", independent report prepared by MinEx Consulting Pty Ltd for the NSW Department of Trade & Investment, June 2015.

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Schodde RC, "Discovery performance for gold and base metals in the Pacific/Southeast Asia: 2005-2014", Keynote presentation at the PACRIM Conference March 2015.

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Schodde RC, "Canada's discovery performance and outlook", Presentation to the PDAC, Toronto, March 2015.

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Schodde RC, "Survival rates and financial performance of Australian junior explorers", lead article in the AusIMM Bulletin Feb 2015.

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Schodde RC, "The Global Shift to Undercover Exploration - How fast? How effective?" Keynote paper for the Society of Economic Geologists 2014 Conference, Keystone Colorado September 2014.

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Schodde RC, "Uncovering exploration trends and the future: Where's exploration going?", presentation at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC), Melbourne, September 2014.

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Schodde RC, "Gold exploration... a balancing act", article for a special supplement on the Gold industry, published by the Mining Journal August 2014.

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Schodde RC, "Report on the importance of junior exploration companies to the NSW mining industry", independent report prepared by MinEx Consulting Pty Ltd for the NSW Department of Trade & Investment, July 2014.

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Schodde RC, "Challenges and opportunities for under-cover exploration in Australia", Presentation to the UNCOVER Summit 2014, Adelaide, March 2014.

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Schodde RC, "Key issues affecting the time delay between discovery and development - is it getting harder and longer?", Presentation to the PDAC, Toronto, March 2014.

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Schodde RC, "The impact of commodity prices and other factors on the level of exploration", Seminar Series presentation, Centre of Exploration Targeting, Perth, November 2013.

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Schodde RC, "The impact of changes in the gold price on exploration activities and strategies", Keynote address to the NewGenGold Conference, Perth, November 2013.

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Schodde, RC, "The rising importance of Junior Explorers …. and the key challenges they face going forward" keynote address to the Quebec Mineral Exploration Association Conference, Quebec City, November 2013.

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Schodde RC, "Exploration in Victoria – on the cutting edge of change!", presentation to the Melbourne Mining Club's Cutting edge series, Melbourne, September 2013.

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Schodde RC, "Gold exploration: Gloom or boom?", article for a special supplement on the Gold industry, published by the Mining Journal September 2013

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Schodde RC, For your interest, "The Long Term Outlook for the Global Exploration Industry – Gloom or Boom?". Keynote address to the Geological Society of South Africa (GSSA) GeoForum 2013 Conference, Johannesburg, July 2013.

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Schodde RC, "Global Exploration Trends", Presentation to the China Mining 2012 Conference, Tianjin, November 2012.

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Schodde RC, "What's the future for Mineral Exploration in Australia? ... and why we need smart geoscientists now!" Presentation to the Geological Society of Australia Victoria Division, Monash, 25th October 2012.

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Schodde RC, "Global Outlook and Development Trends for Copper", presentation to the Philippines Mining Conference, Manila, September 2012.

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Schodde RC and Guj P, "Where are Australia's mines of tomorrow?", Research Paper for the Centre of Exploration Targeting, The University of Western Australia, September 2012.

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Schodde RC, "Recent trends in Copper Exploration – are we finding enough?", Presentation to the 34th International Geological Congress, Brisbane 5th - 10th August 2012.

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Schodde RC, "Recent Exploration Trends – and the special challenges facing the Northern Territory", Presentation to the Northern Territory Branch of the Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM), Darwin, May 2012.

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Schodde RC, "Recent trends in gold discovery", Keynote address to the NewGenGold Conference, Perth, November 2011.

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Schodde RC, "Recent trends in Mineral Exploration – are we finding enough?", Presentation to the RMG 8th Annual Exploration & Mining Investment Conference, Stockholm, November 2011.

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Schodde RC, "Submission to the Government Inquiry into greenfields mineral exploration and project development in Victoria", Economic Development and Infrastructure Committee, Victorian Parliament, Melbourne, 22 Aug 2011.

Schodde RC, "Overview of the Nickel Industry with special focus on exploration trends", Presentation to the Standard Chartered Earth's Resources Conference, Hong Kong, June 2011.

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Schodde RC, "Recent trends in Australian exploration", Presentation to the AMEC 2011 National Mining Congress, Perth, June 2011.

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Schodde RC, "Copper Market Outlook". Presentation given at the Australian Copper Conference, Brisbane, March 2011.

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Schodde RC, "Giant Ore Deposits: Why they are important!". Presentation to the 2010 Theo Murphy High Flyers Think Tank on Searching the Deep Earth: The Future of Australian Resource Discovery and Utilisation organized by the Australian Academy of Science, Shine Dome, Canberra, August 2010.

Schodde RC, "A short- to medium term overview of the uranium market". Presentation to the Australian Uranium Conference, Fremantle, July 2010.

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Schodde RC, "How does Australia's discovery record shape up to the rest of the world?", Presentation to the AMEC 2010 National Mining Congress, Perth, June 2010.

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Schodde RC, "Setting the Stage: Global Context for Mining and Extractive Industries", Keynote speech for the First International Mining Conference, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, May 2010. Organized by the United Nations Development Program

McKeith T, Baltis E & Schodde RC, "Analysis of Gold Exploration Industry Trends", Society of Economic Geologists Newsletter, April 2010.

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Cairns C, Hronsky J and Schodde R, "Market Failure in the Australian Mineral Exploration Industry: The Case for Fiscal Incentives", Discussion paper prepared for public release by the Australian Institute of Geoscientists, April 2010.

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Schodde RC, "The Declining Discovery Rate – What is the Real Story?", Presentation to the AMIRA International's Exploration Managers Conference, Yarra Valley, Victoria, March 2010.

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Schodde RC, "Global Discovery Trends 1950-2009: What, Where and Who found them", Presentation on Exploration Discovery Panel Discussion Session at PDAC, Toronto, March 2010.

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Schodde RC, "The key drivers behind resource growth: an analysis of the copper industry over the last 100 years", Presentation to the Mineral Economics & Management Society (MEMS) session at the 2010 SME Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona March 2010.

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McCuaig TC, Guj P, Hronsky JMA & Schodde RC, "Exploration Targeting in a Business Context", Keynote presentation at the Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining Conference, Rovaniemi, Finland, Dec 2009.

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Schodde RC & Trench A, "Next Generation Uranium Supply: A Case of When the Going Gets Tough?", Presentation to the Australian Uranium Conference, Fremantle, July 2009.

Schodde RC & Trench A, "Benchmarking Uranium Projects – How do the next generation of mines compare to current operations?", Presentation at the AusIMM International Uranium Conference 2009, Darwin June 2009.

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Schodde RC, "The Way Forward for the Junior Sector – what can we learn from the survivors of the last downturn", Presentation to the AMEC 2009 National Mining Congress, Perth, May 2009. Note: The study was also later presented at a Technical Meeting of the Melbourne Branch of the AusIMM, July 2009.

Schodde RC, "The challenges facing exploration – and the way forward !", Presentation to the Mineral Exploration Roundup, Vancouver, February 2007.

Hronsky JMA & Schodde RC, "Exploration history of the Yilgarn Craton: From the nickel boom to today", In SEG Special Publication No.13 (Nickel Deposits in the Yilgarn Craton), December 2006.

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Whiting TH & Schodde RC, "Why do brownfields exploration?", Paper for the AusIMM/CMI International Mine Management Conference, Melbourne, October 2006.

Schodde RC, "What do we mean by a world-class deposit? And why are they so special?", Keynote presentation at the Association of Mineral Exploration Companies (AMEC) Conference, June 2006.

Schodde RC & Hronsky JMA, "The role of world class deposits in wealth creation", Keynote paper for the Society of Economic Geologists Centenary Conference, Keystone Colorado May 2006 (subsequently published in SEG Special Publication No.12 - Wealth Creation in the Minerals Industry).

Schodde RC, "Discovery performance of the western world gold industry over the period 1985-2003", PACRIM 2004, Proceedings, Adelaide, South Australia pp367-380, September 2004.

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LaNouze RD and Schodde RC, "Managing technology development in a changing business environment", Society of Mining Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado, Feb 2004.

Schodde RC and Cao Xian-Zhen, "Long term trends in exploration and the likely future of the Australian exploration industry". Journal of China Geology & Mining Economics, Vol. 16 (11), Nov 2003.

Schodde RC, "Quantitative analysis of the risks and rewards in Australian gold exploration", Australian Institute of Geoscientists Conference on Risk Management, Perth, Australia, 21 November 2003.

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Schodde, RC, "Impact of taxes on the profitability of projects". China Mining Taxation Workshop – Organised by the Australian Canadian Mining Industry Working Group (ACMIWG), Beijing, China, September 2003.

Schodde, RC, "Long term trends in exploration and the likely impact of the investment climate", Paper presented the AusIMM technical meeting, Melbourne, April 2003.

Schodde, RC, "Long term trends in exploration and the likely impact of the investment climate", Keynote paper presented at the Australian Institute of Geoscientists Exploration Conference, Perth March 2003.

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Schodde, RC, "Impact of Kyoto on the cost structure of the world's resource industry", Mineral Economics & Management Society (MEMS) Annual Conference, Golden Colorado, April 2003.

Taufen P, Baker P, Kelley D and Schodde R, "Enhancing and effectiveness in modern exploration", Journal of Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment and Analysis, Vol. 3, 2003 pp79-84

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Schodde RC, "How to value an exploration project ", China Mining Association – Minerals Exploration Branch Annual Conference Kunming, China, December 2002.

Schodde RC, "Impact of WTO and other factors on the economics of exploration in China", China Mining Conference, Chongqing, October 2002.

Schodde RC, "Disclosing geological data: an investors view", China Mining Conference, Xian, Sept 2001.

Schodde RC, "Impact of taxation and country risk on the economics of mining and exploration" presented at a workshop for government ministers organized by the World Bank, Washington DC, April 2001.

Brain P, Marks RE, Swan P, McLennan P, Schodde R, Johnson DT, "The cost of Australian carbon dioxide abatement", Energy Journal, Vol. 12(2) 1990 pp135-152


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