Program: GMG Luleå Forum

Day 1

8:45   Welcome Message 

  • Pär Weihed, Professor, Luleå University of Technology

9:05-12:00   Presentations

  • Heather Ednie, Managing Director, GMG
    GMG: Global collaboration to drive innovation
  • Peter Burman, Program Manager, Mine Automation, Boliden
    5G and positioning services as enablers for mine automation
  • Jenny Greberg, Associate Professor Mining & Rock Engineering, Luleå University of Technology
    SIP STRIM: Strategic innovation programme for the Swedish mining and metal producing industry
  • Andrew Scott, Principal Innovator, Symbiotic Innovations
    Implementation of autonomous systems: a guideline to leverage lessons learned

1:00-2:00 BREAKOUT SESSION: What does collaboration for the future look like?

2:00-3:00   Presentations

  • André van Wageningen, Engineering Manager, Agnico Eagle
    Challenges with implementing new technologies in operating mines
  • Carlos Quinteiro, Senior Researcher – Mining Technology, LKAB; Karin Jirstrand, Product Portfolio Manager – Interoperability Platforms, Epiroc; Torbjorn Ottosson, Head of Mining, ABB Northern Europe; and Björn Rudin, CTO SW, Combitech
    The SUM Project –Sustainable underground mining

3:30-4:30   PANEL: Collaboration key learnings

  • Andreas Simoncic, Business Line Manager Automation, Sales area Northern Europe, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology SWEDEN

 4:30-5:00 Day one wrap up

  • Heather Ednie, Managing Director, GMG

Day 2

8:45   Welcome Message and Update

  • Heather Ednie, Managing Director, GMG

9:00-12:00   Presentations

  • Andy Charsley, Principal Mining Engineer, Technology & Innovation, Vale
    Innovation roadmap for underground mining at Vale Base Metals
  • Mats Johansson, Project Manager, SMIG Project, Luleå University of Technology
    The SMIG Project – for an integrated smart test environment for the mining industry
  • Anders Lindkvist, Technology Development, Underground Rock Excavation, Epiroc
    Batteries – A power change that changes everything in underground mining
  • Stefan Castehav, Section Manager, System Automation, Boliden
    Connected Miner
  • Mattias Dömstedt, Produktionsteknisk samordnare, Lundin Mining
    Details TBD

1:00-2:00 BREAKOUT SESSION: Aligning priorities for collaboration and ensuring value

2:00-3:00 Presentations

  • Liv Carroll, Senior Principal, Analytics, Digital Mining, Accenture
    Mining Reimagined in a Millennial Age
  • Morgan Rody, Senior Project Manager, Sustainable Intelligent Mining Systems (SIMS)
    World Class Demonstrations

3:30-4:30   PANEL: Smart mining systems: what does the future look like?

4:30-5:00 Day two wrap up

  • Heather Ednie, Managing Director, GMG