Harnessing Intelligence: Drivers of Social Value - Optimising our People, Technology and Partnerships 

Date: 2 June 2022
Venue: W Brisbane

  Session 1: Drivers of Social Value & Optimising People
  9:00am  Event Welcome
 Christine Gibbs Stewart, CEO, Austmine

 Valuing our People and the Community: A Strategic Approach to Social License to Operate
Harold Duigu, General Manager Corporate Affairs, Ok Tedi 


 Driving Productivity in the Pursuit of Zero Harm
Paul Ewin, Director of Business Development, APAC, Hexagon


 Queensland Future Skills Alliance
Robert Petherbridge, Executive Director, TAFE Queensland
Tamara Barden, Head of HR, BMA, BHP


 Panel Discussion: Leveraging People, Innovation & Technology to Drive Social Value
 Vincent Cosgrove, General Manager People, Culture & External Affairs, Sime Darby Industrial
 Kester Hubbard, Specialist Partnership, Innovation & Community, BHP
 Penny Stewart, CEO, PETRA
 Shameelta Pratap, Strategic Advisor, Transformation and Development, Thiess

  10:40am    METS Tech Talk: Bringing Science to Social Licence
Dr Rolf Fandrich, Co-Founder & Business Development Director, Voconiq
  10:45am  Morning Tea Networking Break
  Session 2: Roundtable Industry Discussions

 Roundtable Discussions
 Facilitated group discussion sessions brainstorming opportunities and solutions for key mining industry   challenges and future sector priorities.

 Group 1: Decarbonising the Mining Value Chain
 Group 2: Developing Truly Open Innovation
 Facilitated by: Stuart Watson, Head of Technical Strategy, Rio Tinto
 Group 3: Making Technology Accessible to all Mines
 Facilitated by: Thommy Jerneskog, Product Line Manager, Tait AXIOM
 Group 4: Building a Critical Minerals Industry in Queensland
 Group 5: Aligning Digital & Technology Across Commodities & Operations
 Group 6: Taking Mining & METS Skills Strategies Forward


 Networking Lunch

  Session 3: Optimising Processes to Deliver a Globally Competitive Minerals Sector
  1:35pm  ESG and Digital Transformation
Brett Cuthbert, General Manager Value Chain and Metrics, Rio Tinto 
  1:55pm  How Bradken's Mineral Processing Solutions provide optimisation results their customers through    processes and products
Craig Faulkner, Principal Product Manager, Bradken

 Miner Presentation
 Mederic Suon, IROC Manager, Societe Le Nickel, Eramet

  2:35pm  METS Tech Talk: Innovation in lifting and suspending loads
 Marcio Casagranda, Business Development Manager, Verton

 Afternoon Tea Networking Break

  Session 4: Optimising Partnerships for a Sustainable Future
  3:15pm  METS Tech Talk: Utilising 3D Real Time Mineral Mapping for Precision Extraction
 Andrew Job, Chief Executive Officer, Plotlogic

 Collaboration is Key to our Success
Robert Simpson, Study Manager, QLD Projects, Whitehaven Coal


 Partnering for Shared Value & a Sustainable Future - Mine Site Electrification
Paul Vazey, Strategic Development Manager – Energy Transition, Ampcontrol

  4:00pm  The World's Largest Off-Grid System - West Musgrave's Journey to a 100% Renewable Power Generation 
Rachel Hogan, Team Leader - Power, AECOM
 Luke Sandery, Package Manager - Power, Oz Minerals

 Panel Discussion: Key Questions Shaping the Future of Mining
 Sarah Watson, Group Environment, Social & Governance Manager, Harmony
 Nik Gresshoff, Head of Mining, Australia, ABB
 Eric Croeser, ANZ Mining Lead, Accenture
 Peter Holmes, Director of Studies, SolGold


 Event Conclusion


 Closing Networking Drinks