GMG Brisbane Forum


Lessons Learned in The Implementation of Autonomous Mining

Jeff Sterling, Managing Director | Universal Field Robots

Others TBD

With automation more readily available and the industry advancing toward zero-entry mining, discover lessons learned during the execution and deployment of autonomous systems. What’s working, what isn’t working, and how to address varied levels of autonomous system maturity as we continue to implement autonomous mining.


Don’t Let the Bad Guys Stop Your Mine – Building Cyber Resiliency Into Your Operations

Cherie Burgett, Director of Cyber Intelligence Operations | MM-ISAC

Johnny Serrano, Head of Digital & Technology (Acting) | Thiess

Rob Labbé, Founding Chair and CISO in Residence | MM-ISAC

Cyber criminals share knowledge and tools freely. Their attacks not only pose a financial and production risk, they also put our shared progress in safety and sustainability at risk. Hear what you can do to improve the cyber resiliency of your operations and prevent incidents that impact safety, environmental sustainability, or operational productivity.


Next Generation Mining: Enabling Industry Transformation

Gustavo Pilger, WW GEOVIA R&D Strategy & Management Director | Dassault Systèmes

Dominic Stoll, Digital Solutions Manager | Mipac 

Rhys Davies, Product Manager | IMDEX Limited

Stefan Hrabar, CEO and Co-Founder | Emesent

We’ll discuss the challenges and opportunities emerging technologies present, and share good practices to take back to your operation.


Energy Management – What Can Be Done Now?

Looking at the different aspects of a mine, what can be done now to address key challenges related to energy management and decarbonization? How does the whole system connect? Let’s discuss areas where you can improve energy management practices and adopt new technologies and methods to achieve sustainability goals.

Panelists to date:

Patrick Marshall, Vice-President, Technology |  MacLean Engineering Australia

Taylor McKertich, Regional Industry Manager, Mining Minerals and Metals | Endress + Hauser