Conference Program

Preconcentration Digital Conference 2020 - Program

Click on the sessions below to see our amazing line up of keynote speakers and presentation topics.

All times listed below are in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) and recordings will be made available on-demand for up to 6 months post event.

SESSION 1: Change Imperative | Tuesday 10 November | 10.00am - 4.00pm AEST

9.00am – 4.00pm | Virtual Exhibition
Visit and engage with sponsors and exhibitors at their virtual booths during the Virtual Exhibition. Each booth is customised with collateral for that given company, and you can speak to their representatives just like you would at a face-to-face exhibition.

10.00am – 10.05am | Welcome from Conference Chair
Gavin Yeates FAusIMM, Principal, Gavin Yeates Consulting

10.05am – 10.10am | AusIMM Welcome
Janine Herzig FAusIMM(CP), President, AusIMM

10.10am – 10.15am | CRC ORE Welcome
Dr Ben Adair FAusIMM, Chief Executive Officer, CRC ORE

10.15am – 10.25am | Ministerial Address

10.25am – 10.30am | Welcome from the Session Chair

10.30am – 11.00am | Concentrating the Mine
Donovan Waller, Group Head, Technology Development, Anglo American

11.00am – 11.30am | A no tailings dam future – the role of preconcentration across the value chain
Dr Ben Adair FAusIMM, Chief Executive Officer, CRC ORE

11.30am – 12.00pm | Keynote Presentation
Vanessa Lickfold FAusIMM, Strategic Planning, Minerals Australia, BHP

12.00pm – 12.15pm | Networking Break

12.15pm – 1.00pm | Q&A discussion
During this session, you’ll be able to send your questions directly to the speakers. Speakers will have the opportunity to answer them live on air, or direct with you after the session.

1.00pm – 1.30pm | Dedicated 1:1 Networking time
Schedule one-one-one video meetings with exhibitors or other attendees via the Meeting Hub.

1.30pm – 3.00pm | Discussion Groups
These facilitated small group discussions will be held via live video chat and include topics on key industry issues.

Topic 1 – It starts with the Orebody – understanding geological separation drivers
Topic 2 – Barriers to uptake – Why isn’t everyone doing it?
Topic 3 – Implications for mining and material movement

3.00pm – 3.30pm | Connect with Authors
During this assigned time, the presenting authors will be available to answer questions or attend 1:1 meetings with attendees.

3.30pm – 4.00pm | Networking Function
Get to know some of your fellow attendees. When you join the Networking Function, you’ll be added into some conversations. You can exchange contacts with all conference delegates and make notes.

Session Sponsor:

SESSION 2: Future of Preconcentration | Wednesday 11 November | 11.30am - 5.00pm AEST

10.30am – 5.00pm | Virtual Exhibition
Visit and engage with sponsors and exhibitors at their virtual booths during the Virtual Exhibition. Each booth is customised with collateral for that given company, and you can speak to their representatives just like you would at a face-to-face exhibition.

11.30am – 11.35am | Welcome from Session Chair

11.35am – 12.05pm | Achieving process intensification
Jan Kwak AAusIMM, Managing Director Australia and Asia, Hatch Ltd

12.05pm – 12.35pm | The role of AI and automation in precision mining
Dr Sharna Glover, CEO, Imvelo Pty. Ltd.

12.35pm – 1.05pm | Keynote Presentation
Speaker TBC

1.05pm – 1.15pm | Networking Break

1.15pm – 2.00pm | Q&A discussion
During this session, you’ll be able to send your questions directly to the speakers. Speakers will have the opportunity to answer them live on air, or direct with you after the session.

2.00pm – 2.30pm | Networking Function
Get to know some of your fellow attendees. When you join the Networking Function, you’ll be added into some conversations. You can exchange contacts with all conference delegates and make notes.

2.30pm – 4.00pm | Discussion Groups
These facilitated small group discussions will be held via live video chat and include topics on key industry issues.

Topic 1 – The challenge of sensor integration
Topic 2 – Ore Sorting Deepdive
Topic 3 – Size matters – the role of blasting in effective preconcentration

4.00pm – 4.30pm | Connect with Authors
During this assigned time, the presenting authors will be available to answer questions or attend 1:1 meetings with attendees.

4.30pm – 5.00pm | Dedicated 1:1 Networking time
Schedule one-one-one video meetings with exhibitors or other attendees via the Meeting Hub.

Session Sponsor:

 

SESSION 3: Delivery in the Field | Tuesday 17 November | 9.30am - 3.30pm AEST

8.30am – 3.30pm | Virtual Exhibition
Visit and engage with sponsors and exhibitors at their virtual booths during the Virtual Exhibition. Each booth is customised with collateral for that given company, and you can speak to their representatives just like you would at a face-to-face exhibition.

9.30am – 11.30am | Discussion Groups
These facilitated small group discussions will be held via live video chat and include topics on key industry issues.

Topic 1 – Anglo Mogalakwena Case Study
Topic 2 – Olympic Dam Case Study
Topic 3 – Gramalote Case Study

11.30am – 12.00pm | Connect with Authors
During this assigned time, the presenting authors will be available to answer questions or attend 1:1 meetings with attendees.

12.00pm – 12.30pm | Networking Function
Get to know some of your fellow attendees. When you join the Networking Function, you’ll be added into some conversations. You can exchange contacts with all conference delegates and make notes.

12.30pm – 12.35pm | Welcome from Session Chair

12.35pm – 1.05pm | Keynote Presentation
Speaker TBC

1.05pm – 1.35pm | Keynote Presentation
Speaker TBC

1.35pm – 2.05pm | Keynote Presentation
Speaker TBC

2.05pm – 2.15pm | Networking Break

2.15pm – 3.00pm | Q&A discussion
During this session, you’ll be able to send your questions directly to the speakers. Speakers will have the opportunity to answer them live on air, or direct with you after the session.

3.00pm – 3.30pm | Dedicated 1:1 Networking time
Schedule one-one-one video meetings with exhibitors or other attendees via the Meeting Hub.

Session Sponsor:

SESSION 4: Payoffs - Environment and Economics | Wednesday 18 November | 11.30am - 5.00pm AEST

10.30am – 5.00pm | Virtual Exhibition
Visit and engage with sponsors and exhibitors at their virtual booths during the Virtual Exhibition. Each booth is customised with collateral for that given company, and you can speak to their representatives just like you would at a face-to-face exhibition.

11.30am – 1.00pm | Discussion Groups
These facilitated small group discussions will be held via live video chat and include topics on key industry issues.

Topic 1 – The case for zero tailings – is it real?
Topic 2 – Quantifying impact – developing the business case
Topic 3 – Energy efficient comminution

1.00pm – 1.30pm | Connect with Authors
During this assigned time, the presenting authors will be available to answer questions or attend 1:1 meetings with attendees.

1.30pm – 2.00pm | Dedicated 1:1 Networking time
Schedule one-one-one video meetings with exhibitors or other attendees via the Meeting Hub.

2.00pm – 2.05pm | Welcome from Session Chair

2.05pm – 2.35pm | Innovation in action – the successful implementation of sustainable technologies at Minera San Cristóbal
Takashi Onda, President of Minera San Cristobal, Sumitomo Corporation

2.35pm – 3.05pm | Industry innovation for a sustainable future
Alison Keogh FAusIMM(CP), CEO, CEEC International

3.05pm – 3.35pm | State of Play
Graeme Stanway, Founding Partner of Virtual Consulting International (VCI)

3.35pm – 3.45pm | Networking Break

3.45pm – 4.20pm | Q&A discussion
During this session, you’ll be able to send your questions directly to the speakers. Speakers will have the opportunity to answer them live on air, or direct with you after the session.

4.20pm – 4.30pm | Conference Close
Gavin Yeates FAusIMM, Principal, Gavin Yeates Consulting

4.30pm – 5.00pm | Networking Function
Get to know some of your fellow attendees. When you join the Networking Function, you’ll be added into some conversations. You can exchange contacts with all conference delegates and make notes.

Session Sponsor: