Future of Mining Australia returns to Sydney with a focus on technology, development and sustainability.
The Gold Industry Group is an industry partner of the Future of Mining Australia conference, which will address the long-term goals of the industry by bringing together an advisory board of leading mining experts and new talent, from 25 to 26 March 2019.
With over 500 professionals expected to attend, it will cover a vast range of content spanning right across the entire mining life cycle with technology, development and sustainability at its core, focusing on the challenges ahead to plan for the future.
Key questions the conference will seek to answer include:
Disruption in mining: Which social, geo-political, economic forces and market trends are reshaping the mining industry?
Influencing change: How are mining companies re-focusing their efforts on creating a united workforce this is driven by innovation, problem-solving, collaboration and transparency?
Value chain optimisation: How is the industry challenging itself to develop new ideas, out-of-the-box strategies and next level optimisation?
Game changing equipment: Which new technologies are and will be being applied across the mining life cycle to change the future of mining?
The human effect: How can we continue to liberate our workforce through new job creation, training and development?
Speakers include: Jake Klein, Chief Executive Officer Evolution Mining; Samantha Ware, People & Culture Gold Road Resources; Friska Wirya, Change Lead - Digital Newcrest Mining, Ricus Grimbeek, Chief Operating Officer North Atlantic Operations and Asian Refineries Vale Base Metals; Sabina Shugg AM, Hub Director Kalgoorlie-Boulder Mining Innovation Hub – CRC ORE, and Allan Trench, Professor of Practice, MBA Director University of Western Australia.
For the first time, the conference will also allow startup companies to showcase their latest innovations, game changing equipment and new solutions via the Future of MinTech; a one-day forum dedicated to an audience of METS (Mining, Equipment, Technology and Service providers), mining companies and industry innovators with content discussions on the key drivers, trends and strategies to working with and aiding the success of startup’s in mining.