Robotics and Automation in Mining is where the key players will gather to discuss the pressing issues and challenges facing robotics and automation in mining, and to hear from industry leaders on their latest applications. The event will enable stakeholders to undertake a significant digital review of their business and identify areas in which automation and robotics will add most value.
Business as usual is no longer acceptable in the mining industry, and to stay afloat traditional businesses need radical changes. The value derived from the application of digital technologies and digitisation are so profound, and early adopters are already seeing the benefits of using automation.
Technology has rapidly advanced to enable a 'connected mine’ however this requires a change of industry culture and mindset, a step away from the siloed technology discovery model, deeper operational expertise aligned with technological capabilities, and ultimately reimagined business models.
Automation is estimated to deliver $52 billion in value to the mining sector in 2030, lifting total value added by 58% (AlphaBeta Advisors, 2019)
Companies in attendance include
FEATURED SPEAKERS INCLUDE
Hon Bill Johnston MLA
Minister of Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Industrial Relations
Government of Western Australia
Chief Executive Officer
Senior Inspector of Mines – Mining Engineer
Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
GEOVIA CEO and Chair
Global Mining Guidelines Group
Group Leader, Mining and Processing Technologies
This two-day conference agenda will include highlights such as:
A Ministerial Address from Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy: Industrial Relations, Member for Cannington
Resolute Mining’s case study on the Syama Gold Mine – the world’s first fully automated mine in South Africa
Glencore’s case study on longwall remote operations – data, tools and visualisation
Fortescue Metals Group will discuss striving for operational excellence in a highly digitised landscape – tackling business models, culture, and balancing people and technology capabilities
Panel Discussion: Future of workforce in mining – catering for the requirements of autonomous mines. What are some of the key issues and challenges with recruiting, retaining and reskilling people in the mining industry?
Roy Hill will cover the topic of decision automation – and capitalising on data derived and optimising your performance from pit to port
Mining3 and Data61/CSIRO will explore capitalising on the role of the wider mining ecosystem to drive transformation, and bridging the gap between strategy and execution in automation
Oz Minerals will take a deep dive into the topic: Digital transformation or cultural transformation?
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety will cover: Mining regulation, technology and best practice in automation and robotics: What are the new safety requirements and what is the impact on mine design?
Limited Sponsorship opportunities remaining
If you are interested in showcasing your technology solutions to Australian Mining technology leaders, please download the sponsorship prospectus.
Lock in February 26-27, 2020 in your diary today – and get the information and tools required to future proof your business; and ensure your operating model and strategy is applicable in an ever-changing technological landscape.
The event will get you up to speed with the latest in automation, and a perfect opportunity for learning, networking and building new partnerships at the start of the year.
The event is tailored to VPs, Senior Directors, Directors, General Managers, Managers, Superintendents and Coordinators in the following areas:
Automation deployment and support
Automation practice lead
Mining strategy/Mining innovation
Growth and Innovation
Innovation and Technology
Digital mining lead
Strategy and Planning
Principal functional safety
Head of Production
People and Performance
Process control and automation
Why is Robotics & Automation in Mining a must-attend event?
This event is one-of-a-kind as it is a targeted forum aimed at Senior Management, General Managers, Directors and Managers involved in Automation, Robotics, Innovation, Digital Transformation, Technology, Strategy, Planning, Technical Capability, Data and Operations
Learn from the best minds, through case studies presented by industry pioneers driving innovation – such as Roy Hill Mining, Fortescue Metals Group, Oz Minerals and more!
Connect and collaborate with players right across the mining ecosystem – from operators, the METS sector, academia, research bodies, start-ups and more. Learn how each can add value to one another, deliver real impact and drive change
Gain extensive knowledge on topics including: the implementation of robotics and automation in mining, as well as tackle issues related to your operating model, legislation and regulation, decision automation, future workforce challenges and more!
Learn about transformational technologies proving to be business game changers
Hear insightful presentations and panels, fireside chats, and deep dive discussions with industry experts – walk away with new ideas and solutions tackling critical challenges
Engage in meaningful networking with key decision makers in a relaxed and interactive environment – it truly is a place where people come to ‘get business done’
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