Thought Leadership Series Speakers

Australia’s Chief Scientists

The Series will feature keynote presentations from Australia’s Chief Scientists. These scientists are appointed leaders on science and innovation, and are at the forefront of the technology that is changing the resources sector.

Their keynote presentations will cover global technological trends, examine future scenarios and challenge established assumptions.

 

Dr Amanda Caples

Lead Scientist, State Government Victoria

 

 

Prof Caroline McMillen

Chief Scientist, Government of South Australia

 

 

Prof Paul Bertsch

Chief Scientist, Queensland Government

 

 

Prof Peter Klinken

Chief Scientist, Government of Western Australia

 

 

Dr Steven Hill

Chief Scientist, Geoscience Australia

 

Thought Leadership Series Speakers

The Series will also feature panel discussions with industry executives, technical experts and resources professionals. The panels will discuss the latest opportunities and challenges in the sector and debate critical issues affecting all professionals.

Michelle Ash

Chair, Global Mining Guidelines Group

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Magdalena Ball

Research Support Lead, Orica

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Honourable John Barilaro

MP
Deputy Premier Minister, Regional NSW Minister, Industry & Trade

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Prof Robin J Batterham

FAusIMM
Kernot Professor of Engineering, University of Melbourne

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Prof Edward Buckingham

Director of Engagement, Monash Business School, Monash University

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Mick Cairney

FAusIMM
Managing Director & CEO, Centennial Coal

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Lord Mayor Sally Capp

Lord Mayor of Melbourne

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Marcus Catchpole

Partner, PwC

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Susie Corlett

FAusIMM
Non-executive director, Iluka Resources Ltd & Aurelia Metals Ltd

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Chris Dodd

Partner - Assurance, Mining and Australia's Future Prosperity, PwC Australia

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Stephen Durkin

FAusIMM
Chief Executive Officer, AusIMM

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Justin Eve

Partner, PwC

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Nathan Flaman

Head of Supply Olympic Dam, BHP

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Dr Paul Heithersay

PSM FAusIMM
South Australian Government’s Department for Energy and Mining

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Janine Herzig

FAusIMM(CP)
President, AusIMM

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Prof Mark Hoffman

Dean of Engineering, University of New South Wales

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Prof Eun-Jung (EJ) Holden

Senior Principal Research Fellow, School of Earth Sciences, UWA

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Katie Hulmes

General Manager Transformation and Readiness, OZ Minerals

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Honourable Bill Johnston

MLA
WA Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Industrial Relations

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Maria Joyce

Head of Business Planning BMA, BHP

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Prof Paul Lever

CEO, Mining3

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Jeannette McGill

Head, Telstra Mining Services

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Stephen McIntosh

FAusIMM
Group Executive, Growth & Innovation - Rio Tinto

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Russell Palmer

Managing Director, Yokogawa Australia and New Zealand

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Peta Slocombe

Executive Manager – Capability & Culture, Northern Star

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Calvin Snodgrass

Head of Resource Engineering West Australian Iron Ore, BHP

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Mark Thomas

Group Manager Technology & Autonomy, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd

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Franz Wentzel

Partner, PwC Australia

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