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Future of Mining Americas 2019

Date/Time

Oct 21, 2019 to Oct 22, 2019
08:00 AM until 06:00 PM

Description

The Future of Mining Americas conference takes place at the Sheraton Denver from October 21-22 and builds upon the existing Future of Mining event series across the globe with a strategic level commercial and operational agenda connecting the industry across the Americas to discuss the latest mining innovations and technologies.

The second edition of this conference will cover a vast range of content spanning right across the entire mining life cycle with automation, technology, development and sustainability at its core, focusing on the challenges ahead as mining begins to look beyond the now and plan for the future.  

Expected Number of Attendees: 350

Confirmed Sponsors Include: Komatsu, MMD, Proudfoot, Scania, Chemours, VEGA, IsoMetrix, thyssenkrupp, BAS Mining Trucks, CQMS Razer, Commit Works, Uptake, Commit Works, Blast Movement Technologies and White Dog International

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Gordana Slepcev, Chief Operating Officer, Anaconda Mining
  • Randy Weimer, Environmental Manager, Sibanye-Stillwater
  • Joshua Serfass, Director, Corporate Communication, Integra Resources
  • Ricardo Valls, President, Valls GeoConsultants
  • Jon Wylie, President, Global Natural Resources, Proudfoot
  • George Hemingway (Chairman), Partner Innovation Practice, Stratalis Group

 

Key topics include:

  • Analyze, Adapt and Overcome: How Miners can Build and Integrate an Effective Digital Strategy into their Operations? How do you manage digitization when parts of a mining organization are so different? How do you a) take that strategy and operationalize it? And b) what does that look like on the ground?
  • The Future of Mine Autonomy – Creating Tomorrow’s Mine, Today: The industry has recently had its watershed moment with the world’s first automated mine in Mali. Automation programs are being developed and supported with further resources in mining companies across the globe and a head of a mine automation program will discuss how their company plans to make automated mining a reality.
  • All for One and One for All - Industry Collaboration in the Data World: How can the industry open up its data to enable better peer-to-peer comparison and benchmarking? What steps can we as an industry take towards breaking down barriers and being more open to real collaboration and sharing information?
  • A Double Edged Sword - How Innovation Will Impact our Social Licence to Operate: How can innovation drive mining’s position within communities? Is it possible for mining companies to innovate without drastically impacting their workforces?
  • Your Future Workforce - Millennials aren’t the Problem, They’re the Solution: How real is the risk of falling short in the quest for new industry talent? Does this present an opportunity for mining to rebrand as an industry?
  • Building a Modern Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) - Mitigating the Risk for both Communities and Miners: How can the risk of TSF failure be managed from the outset? Where is the management and review of existing TSFs falling short?
  • Equality in Innovation: Is Innovation Unaffordable Outside of Majors? Is innovation viable for mid-tiers and juniors? Are these smaller mining companies being priced out of being able to compete?

Visitor Profile:

Mining Companies: Presidents, Vice Presidents, Engineers, Mine Managers, Operations, Data, Analytics, Risk, Business Intelligence, Health, Safety, Environment, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Automation, Underground Mining, Information Technology

Product and Service Providers to the Mining Industry: Heads of Mining, Business Development, Technology, Engineering, Marketing, Data, Analytics, Supply Chain, Mining Equipment, Automation, Construction

Banking, Finance and Investment specialists connected to Mining / Natural Resources / commodities

Government / Not for Profit / Academic organisations with a specific interest in the mining industry

Product and Service Providers expected to exhibit include: Consultants, Mining Equipment Providers, Data / Analytics / Automation / Drones Technology / UAV / Geospatial / Construction / Satellite Connectivity / Telecommunications / Machinery / Mineral Processing Solutions / Drilling / Excavation / Artificial Intelligence / Conveyor Technology / Load Haul Optimisation / Internet of Things / Blockchain / Security

 

Cost

Tickets are priced between $US 795 and $US 2995

Location

View map Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
1550 Court Hotel Place
+442072166066
Denver , CO

Additional Information

Sponsor

Aspermont Events

Contact name

Laurence Allen

Contact email

laurence.allen@aspermontmedia.com

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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