Future of Mining returns to Sydney

The Future of Mining Australia conference will build on its two previous years, taking place at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth from March 23-24 with a strategic agenda to deliver a wide range of content spanning the entire mining life cycle that reflects the needs of the industry.

The key speakers on the agenda so far include:

Jake Klein, executive chairman, Evolution Mining; Michelle Ash, CEO – GEOVIA division, Dassault Systemes and chair, Global Mining Guidelines Group, Gerard Barron, CEO and chairman, DeepGreen Metals Inc; Nneoma Nwogu, senior counsel, The World Bank Group; Matthew Johnson, partner and global head of mining, Hogan Lovells; Jon Wylie, president Global Natural Resources Proudfoot; Lesley A Warren, Claudette Mackay-Lassonde chair in Mineral Engineering, director, Lassonde Institute of Mining University of Toronto; Ben Adair, CEO, CRC ORE and Thomas Schröder, head of climate action, South Pole.

The agenda is shaped around the opportunities, challenges and new developments within exploration, mine development, processing, sustainability, connectivity/digitisation and leadership with topic areas including:

• Changing with the times: Where is mining lagging, and leading the 21st century industry charge to be relevant, responsive, sustainable and valuable?

• Defining industry’s climate change action through the lens of the circular economy: How is the industry reducing greenhouse gas emissions by using more energy-efficient technology, improving waste management and becoming a bigger part of solutions rather than being a perceived problem?

• Empowering women in mining: Achieving the right mix of skills, ethnicity, gender and generations offering a plethora of benefits to help deal with the rapidly evolving challenges facing the industry

• Achieving mining operational excellence with Artificial Intelligence: Exploring the use of machine learning and deep learning in mine development

The conference is well supported with partnering solution providers including Dassault Systemes, Business France, SAP, Proudfoot, Telstra, Fluor, MMD, Motion Metrics, VEGA, AspenTech, Conveyor Manufacturers Australia, MST Global, Honeywell, iVolve, Xage Security, Blast Movement Technologies, Chesterton, LASE, Uptake, Petra and Unearthed.

For those who are interested in discussing new ideas, concepts and strategies; the Future of Mining Australia 2020 is a great opportunity for those conversations and connections.

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