Conference & Exhibition Day One - 27 April 2021

09:00 - 09:05

WELCOME FROM THE ORGANISER

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Mahesh Babu

Director, Business Development, Spire Events, Singapore

09:05 - 09:15

CHAIR'S OPENING REMARKS

AUTOMATION, DIGITALIZATION & TRANSFORMATION

09:15 - 09:45

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: THE ROAD TO MINING IN 2050

Dr. Kash Sirinanda

Futurist & Founder, Elite Futurists & Mine Connector, Australia

09:45 - 10:15

PRESENTATION: AI APPLICATION IN MINING, OPPORTUNITIES, AND CHALLENGES

Dr. Ali Soofastaei

Artificial Intelligence Scientist & Industrial Global Project Leader, Artificial Intelligence Center

AI Project Leader, Vale, Australia

10:15 - 11:15

PANEL DISCUSSION: DELIVERING STEP-CHANGE BENEFITS TO MINING INDUSTRY

Moderator

Dr. Declan Vogt

Lecturer - Robotic & Automated Mining, Camborne School of Mines, United Kingdom

Panellists

Dr. Ali Soofastaei

Artificial Intelligence Scientist & Industrial Global Project Leader, Artificial Intelligence Center

AI Project Leader, Vale, Australia

Mark Holmes

Health & Safety Manager, ICMM, United Kingdom

David Martin

Founder, Forge Consulting, South Africa

Ex - Manager Operational Technology & Business Transformation, Glencore, Zambia

11:15 - 11:45

PRESENTATION: ICMM'S INNOVATION FOR CLEANER, SAFER VEHICLES (ICSV) INITIATIVE

Mark Holmes

Health & Safety Manager, ICMM, United Kingdom

11:45 - 12:15

PRESENTATION: ENHANCING SUSTAINABILITY AND COST-EFFECTIVENESS THROUGH DEPLOYMENT OF ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION

Dr. Declan Vogt

Lecturer - Robotic & Automated Mining, Camborne School of Mines, United Kingdom

12:15 - 13:30

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS BREAK

AI, MINERAL PROCESSING, COMMUNICATION & CONNECTED MINES

13:30 - 14:00

PRESENTATION: LOGISTICS OF SMALL & BIG MINING COMPANIES

Graeme O’Neill

CEO,  Bayhorse Silver, Canada

14:00 - 14:30

PRESENTATION: HOW IS TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTIONIZING THE MINING INDUSTRY TODAY

Chris Doornbos

President & CEO,  E3 Metals Corp, Canada

14:30 - 15:00

SPOTLIGHT PRESENTATION: HARD-LINE'S TELEOP ASSIST: BENEFITS AND BEYOND

Ryan Siggelkow

Senior Vice President, Technology, HARD-LINE, Canada

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

Edson Antonio

Global Artificial Intelligence Manager, Vale, Brazil

15:30 - 16:30

PANEL DISCUSSION: HARNESSING POTENTIAL OF TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS TO DELIVER BENEFITS IN SECURITY, COMMUNICATION, NETWORKS AND PROCESSING

Moderator

Paul Tim Whillans

Principal & Owner, Whillans Mine Studies Ltd, Canada

Panellists

Edson Antonio

Global Artificial Intelligence Manager, Vale, Brazil

Graeme O’Neill

CEO,  Bayhorse Silver, Canada

Chris Doornbos

President & CEO,  E3 Metals Corp, Canada

Douglas Morrison

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

Adriana Bassi

Regional Infrastructure Manager IT/OT, BHP, Chile

Jared Lazerson

CEO, Margaret Lake Diamonds | Chairman, MGX Minerals, Canada

16:30 - 17:00

PRESENTATION: HOW TO INTEGRATE IT AND OT FOR REMOTE-CONTROL OPERATIONS ACROSS YOUR COMPANY?

Adriana Bassi

Regional Infrastructure Manager IT/OT, BHP, Chile

17:00

CHAIR’S CLOSING REMARKS

17:00

END OF CONFERENCE DAY 1