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GMG Perth Forum | Igniting Action: Building the Mines of the Future — Today

Published: June 12,2024

August 13-14, 2024

Location: The Hub, Bentley Technology Park, 2 Brodie- Hall Drive, Bentley, Australia 

Collaborative Partner

The GMG Perth Forum brings together industry leaders, innovators and stakeholders from the mining sector. Over two dynamic days, explore the forefront of mining advancements and strategies shaping the future of the industry. 

Connect and collaborate with top minds in mining operations, technology, sustainability, and workforce development. The forum provides a platform to share insights, exchange ideas and tackle challenges facing the mining community today. 

Confirmed Presentations

Simon Rooney, Mining Client Partner, BDM; Laxmi Piska, Global Industry Leader – CloudSMART; and David Wisener, Digital Principal, HCLTech: Presentation on “How Mining Company MMG is Optimizing its Cloud Operations Costs.”

Andrew Scott, Representative – Australia, GMG: Presentation on “Introducing the Kiteshield Foundation and Foundry – Enabling the Next Generation of Mining.”

Patrick Marshall, Vice President – Technology, MacLean Engineering: Presentation on interoperability work MacLean is doing with Epiroc and Sandvik.

Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Resources Research Centre (MinExCRC): Presentation on “Successfully Tackling the Challenges of Collaborative Technology Development in the Mining Industry – Applied to Mineral Exploration.”

Key Topics

Dive into crucial topics shaping the future of mining, including cutting-edge technologies, sustainable practices, workforce evolution, and the ongoing energy transition. Explore evolving regulations, industry-aligned research partnerships, and zero-entry mining. Additionally, discuss futures thinking, address the skills challenge, optimize human systems integration, and strategize for decarbonization. Gain valuable perspectives and strategies to drive innovation and sustainability in your operations. 

Interactive Sessions

Participate in workshops, interactive sessions and panel discussions designed to foster innovation and problem-solving. Learn from industry leaders as they share experiences, successes and strategies for overcoming obstacles in today’s mining landscape. 

Panels will explore the following areas:

  • Resources Future: Exploring sustainable resource management and future supply challenges. 
  • Enabling Regulation: Discussing regulatory frameworks that support innovation and responsible mining practices. 
  • Overcoming the Research <-> Industry Dilemma: Addressing challenges and solutions in aligning academic research with industry needs. 
  • Supercharging Future Skills: Focusing on developing the skills and capabilities essential for the next generation of mining professionals. 

Networking Opportunities

Forge new partnerships and strengthen existing relationships through dedicated networking breaks and social events. Build connections with peers, experts and potential collaborators who share your commitment to advancing the mining industry. 

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