09:00 Welcome Speech & Opening Remarks by Conference Producer
09:15 Keynote: Intelligent Mines – Building an Autonomous Mine from Pit to Port
  • What would an automated mine of the future look like?
  • The Death of the Manual Mine?
  • What constitutes a Digital Mine?
  • Preparing for the digital reinvention of the Mine

How a Leading Mining Company Realizes Major Benefits in Automation: From Autonomous Haulage to Driverless Trains

Executive Director
Provincial Energy and Mining Association, Indonesia
 Peni Susanti_Provincial Logo
10:15 Morning Refreshments & Networking Session
10:30 Mining Robots: New Autonomous Drilling Delivering Significant Gains in Blast Accuracy and Drilling Performance While Driving Improvements in Productivity and Safety (Plus New Advances in Drilling Tech)
11:00 Building a World-Class Autonomous Fleet Management System Plus Retro-Fitting Existing Trucks, Loaders and Equipment to Autonomous Capabilities
Sharna-Glover-112x128 SHARNA GLOVER
Program Director Autonomous Operations
11:30 Integrating IoTs with Miners to Track Efficiencies, Output and Productivity
 Indrasen-Naidoo-112x128 INDRASEN NAIDOO
Director Supply Chain System Transformation
Roy Hill
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12:00 How Big Data & Cloud for Mining & Metallurgical Operations Enable Intelligent Mining
12:30 Networking Luncheon

Case Studies – Mining Tech Innovations and the Exploration and Processing of Minerals and Metals Through:

A. Buidling a Data Analytics Team: Lessons Learnt
Glenn-Wylde-112x128 GLENN WYLDE
Head of Application Delivery
Anglo American
B. The Digital Fabric of Early Waste Rejection in Mining
Ben-Adair-112x128 DR BEN ADAIR
Managing Director & CEO
C. Satellite Communications for Mining
D. Deep Learning in Downstream Processing
E. Open Source Platforms for Mobile Equipment
F. Shovel Sensing
G. Mine to Mill Optimization
H. Seabed Mining Latest Tech
I. Longwall Automation Technology
J. Driverless Trains
K. Blockchain

How Resolute has Captured Advantages and is Leading the Industry in Commissioning the World’s First Fully Automated Underground Gold Mine at Syama in Mali

 John-Wellborn-112x128 JOHN WELBORN
Managing Director
Resolute Mining Limited
 Resolute Mining
15:00 Afternoon Refreshment & Networking Session

How Drones Are Changing the Art of Mineral Surveillance, Equipment Maintenance, Operations Monitoring and Site Mapping


Case Study: Drones for Underground Mining & Inspections to Enable your Workforce


Mining Chief Tech Officer Conference Panel Discussion:
Bringing Chief Transformation Officers, Chief Geologists, CTOs, Chief Data Officers, Chief Robotics Officers to discuss and debate on the latest tech disruptions and industry & market challenges faced by the international mining community


Executive Director Mineral Resources Division
Dept for Energy and Mining

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16:50 Closing Remark by Conference Chairperson
17:00 End of Day One Cocktail Reception

After a long day of learning, benchmarking, and planning, unwind and mingle with your colleagues.


09:00 Opening Remarks by Conference Producer 
09:15 Anglo American: Improving Mining Asset Performance with Data Analytics
 Glenn-Wylde-112x128 GLENN WYLDE
Head of Application Delivery
Anglo American
09:45 How Orica Uses Big Data to Prevent Mining Equipment Failures
10:15 Morning Refreshments & Networking Session
10:30 Advanced Process Controls & Mineral Processing: Smart Sensors & Intelligent Instrumentation, Profiting from the Recent Huge Strides in Technology
 Thao-Dh-Ngo-112x128 THAO DH NGO
Group Executive Chairman
First Indochina Group, Vietnam
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11:00  Case Study of Granny Smith Gold Mine IIoT Deployment Strategies. Why and How IIoT deployments succeeded
 Michael-Place-112x128 MICHAEL PLACE
Projects Unit Manager
Gold Fields
11:30 How IoT is Revolutionizing Workplace Safety: Leveraging IoT sensors Embedded in Helmets and Wristbands for Reducing Workplace Injuries and Worker Fatigue
12:00 Artificial Intelligence in Mining and Metallurgical Operations, with Case Studies: Treating Rocks and Minerals as Data Objects using AI and Immersive Visualization
 James-Batchelor-112x128 JAMES BATCHELOR
Superintendent Modelling Operations/Mining
Roy Hill Iron Ore
 Roy Hill_Higher Res
12:30 Networking Luncheon

How IoT is Revolutionizing Mining Workplace Safety: Leveraging IoT Sensors Embedded in Helmets and Wristbands for Reducing Workplace Injuries and Worker Fatigue

YilMaden Holding, a Yildrim Group Company
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14:00 Virtual Simulation in Geological Surveys, with Case Studies and Demonstrations: Case Study of Newcrest’s Tanami Mining Project
 Vanessa-Lickford-112x128 VANESSA LICKFORD
Head of Geoscience, Western Australia Iron Ore
14:30 Targeted Use of Analytics in Mining Operations
15:00 Afternoon Refreshment & Networking Session
15:30 Smart Ventilation in the Mines, Underground and Surface, with Case Studies and Demonstrations: How to Operate the Ultimate Open-cut Mine
Executive Director
Indonesian Coal Mining Association (APBI-ICMA)
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16:00 Safety Regulation in the Autonomous Mines of Western Australia
 Andrew-Chaplyn-112x128 ANDREW CHAPLYN
Director Mines Safety
Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
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Why 5G is Essential to Building a Fully Autonomous Mines and Integrating Remote Operations with Autonomous Vehicles, Drones  and Data Analytics

  • Preparing for 5G and Next Generation Networks for deployment in mining communications networks
  • Connectivity and integration to take the industry to a fully connected mine

 09:00-16:00 Digital Mining Automation Equipment Site Tour

Mining companies are riding the disruption wave of automated equipment, artificial intelligence and advanced sensors to jack up operational reliability and efficiency worldwide. Globally, automation looks set to produce US$290 to US$390 billion in annual productivity savings for mining companies worldwide. In this site tour, you will visit companies and universities with state of the art technologies to understand how they are using next generation of automation equipment – from robotic drilling to autonomous rails, IoTs and drones – that are used to boost productivity and drive efficiencies across their operations.

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