• 21 - 22 July 2021
  • PCEC

WA Virtual Mining Conference

The WA Mining Virtual Conference focused on topics impacting the mining industry here and now. The theme  "Accelerating WA's Mining Future to 2030" featured 13 interactive topics covering the economic impact of COVID-19, Accelerating Digital Transformation, Autonomous Systems and Robotics, Innovation, Augmented Reality and the Future of Mining and many more. Hear from economists, robotic, automation, AI and cyber-security experts as well as leaders in space, hydrogen energy and stakeholder engagement.

Day 1 Highlights:

Sponsored by:

WA Mining Virtual Conference Day 1 Opening
Hear from Chairman Ric Gros, Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Industrial Relations, Western Australia and Day 1 Sponsor John Condo, Senior Sales Manager Equinix.

The economic impact of COVID-19 on this
new world

Andrew Charlton, Director, AlphaBeta

The innovation impact of COVID-19 on the
resource sector

Graeme Stanway, Co-Founder and MD, VCI

How visualisation technologies change the way we work and how COVID-19 impacted our innovation program
Nicolas Jubera, CEO, TIMining

Accelerating the deployment of SaaS business models in traditional METS companies

Matt Schneider, MD,  Optika

What the new $20m Automation and Robotic Test Facility at Neerabup mean to WA innovation Ecosystem
Jacqui Coombes, CEO & MD, Amira Global

Hydrogen Futures what will this mean to the Resource Sector in Australia
Dr Daniel Roberts, Leader, Hydrogen Energy Systems Future Science Platform

Day 2 Highlights:

Sponsored by:

WA Mining Virtual Conference Day 2 Opening
Hear the Day 1 recap and how Control Systems Technology goes to South America.

How society expectations are driving new business model
Osvaldo Urzua, Former External Affairs, BHP Billiton, International Mining Expert

The innovation impact of COVID-19 on the
resource sector

Laura Mottolla, Founder, The Lean Mining Institute

Opportunity for the Innovation ecosystem in a new world normal
Adrian Beer, CEO, METS Ignited

Future application of cyber-physical systems to mining
Dr Sue Keay, CEO, Queensland Hub

Mining & Space,the challenges and opportunities for low carbon future
Adam Seedsman, A/G Deputy Director General, Australian Space Agency

Challenges & opportunities for moving towards a low carbon
Miranda Taylor, CEO, NERA