Conference & Exhibition Day One - 27 April 2022

09:00 - 09:05

WELCOME FROM THE ORGANISER

09:05 - 09:15

CHAIR'S OPENING REMARKS

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Mahesh Babu

Director, Business Development, Spire Events, Singapore

AUTOMATION, DIGITALIZATION & TRANSFORMATION

09:15 - 09:45

PRESENTATION: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN MINING – OUR JOURNEY SO FAR

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Médéric Suon
Integrated Remote Operations Centre (IROC) Manager, Société Le Nickel,  New Caledonia

09:45 - 10:15

PRESENTATION: REDUCING SOCIAL RISK TO GROW RESOURCE VALUE: A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO MEASURING THE ‘S’ IN ‘ESG’

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Dr Kieren Moffat
CEO, Voconiq,  Australia

10:15 - 10:45

PRESENTATION: HOW IS TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTIONIZING THE MINING INDUSTRY TODAY

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Dr Robert Pell
Founder & Director, Minviro,  United Kingdom

10:45 - 11:15

MORNING REFRESHMENTS & BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE

11:15 - 11:45

PRESENTATION: MINING EQUIPMENT & NEW TECHNOLOGIES FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE FINANCIAL MARKETS

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Max R Yates 
Director, Securities Research EMEA Engineering, Credit Suisse International, United Kingdom

11:45 - 12:15

PRESENTATION: THE INVERTED WORLD - INVESTING INSIDE OUT

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Peter Pham
Managing Director,,Phoenix Capital Group, Vietnam

12:15 - 12:45

PRESENTATION: HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN IMPROVE THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN MINING INDUSTRY AND COMMUNITIES? SHARING LESSONS LEARNT & EXPERIENCES

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Madeline R. Young
Mining Sector ESG Specialist | Associate Professor, Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom

12:45 - 14:00

NETWORKING LUNCH & REFRESHMENTS BREAK

AI, MINERAL PROCESSING, COMMUNICATION & CONNECTED MINES

14:00 - 15:00

PRESENTATION & PANEL DISCUSSION: INTEGRATED AI-BASED, SATELLITE-ENABLED, LOW LATENCY MINING SOLUTIONS

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Sankar Venkatraman
Senior Vice President,  DETASAD, Saudi Arabia

Gary Conway
VP, Energy, Nokia, United Arab Emirates

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Aldo Strawbridge
Senior Vice President Sales & Service Delivery, DETASAD, Saudi Arabia 

15:00 - 15:30

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: ENSURING THAT YOUR AI DOESN’T JUST DELIVER SHORT-TERM QUICK WINS, BUT DELIVERS REAL STEP-CHANGE LONG-TERM BENEFITS

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Edson Antonio
Global Artificial Intelligence Manager,  Vale, Brazil

15:30 - 16:00

AFTERNOON REFRESHMENTS & BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE

16:00 - 16:30

PRESENTATION: TECHNOLOGY CO-DEVELOPMENT TO FAST TRACK ACHIEVING ZERO WASTE MINING

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Carl Weatherell
Executive Director & CEO, Canada Mining Innovation Council
President, RethinkMining Ventures, Canada 

16:30 - 17:00

FIRE-SIDE DISCUSSION: DELIVERING STEP-CHANGE BENEFITS TO MINING INDUSTRY 

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Douglas Morrison
President & CEO, CEMI – Centre for Excellence in Mining, Canada

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Carl Weatherell
Executive Director & CEO, Canada Mining Innovation Council
President, RethinkMining Ventures, Canada 

17:00
CHAIR’S CLOSING REMARKS

17:05

END OF CONFERENCE DAY 1