GPS TECHX

The often-overlooked technology that is still transforming the world. Join us for 2 days of exciting discussions as we explore commercial use cases for GPS technology in Resources, Transport, Construction and Agriculture.

 

 

 

GPSTECHX, Wednesday 6 September 2017

OPENING KEYNOTE PLENARY

09:10

Dyson & Singapore: Fostering technology innovation together

09:30

A digitally-enabled autonomous future: How technology will change the way we think and work

09:50

Making sense of the real use cases for emerging technology: What does the future hold?

10:10

Reserved for Title Sponsor

10:40

Speed Networking

11:00

Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

12:50

Exhibition Visit & Networking Lunch

GPS IN RESOURCES

GPSTECHX
14:10

Incorporating GPS in driverless vehicles for safer mining operations

•    Cost/benefit analysis for deploying driverless vehicles in terms of both cost-cutting and safety improvements
•    Identifying the challenges of deploying autonomous vehicles in mining landscape
•    Developing contingency plans in case of vehicles losing connection with control stations
GPSTECHX
14:30

Mapping and monitoring oil sand tailings reduction operations

•    Comparing operational and environmental impact of “dry tailing” oil sands technology with conventional techniques 
•    Overcoming challenges in accurately mapping elevated grounds 
•    Developing cost-effective GPS methods to map and monitor active mining sites and tailing disposal areas 
GPSTECHX
14:50

Using GPS guided tools for safer mining processes

•    Exploring the benefits of differential GPS techniques on mining equipment operation in open pit mines
•    Reducing fatal accident rates related to dumping tasks with GPS coordinated trucks 
•    Enabling accurate representation and selection of mining of mineralised horizons and creating even benches to reduce transportation equipment wear and tear 

GPS IN TRANSPORT

GPSTECHX
15:10

Telematics and the car-sharing model

  • Tracking usage and billing members on a pay-as-you-drive basis through telematics
  • Telematics data as a crucial component to the sophisticated billing systems necessary for car-sharing services
  • How will the advancement of telematics technology drive the growth of car-sharing services?
GPSTECHX
15:30

Using GPS to reduce city transport congestion

  • Using data from travel cards and GPS data to understand the travel patterns of residents
  • Combining that information with open data to build an analytical platform
  • Helping transport authorities to make more nuanced decisions about how to optimise networks
GPSTECHX
15:50

Improving drivers’ behaviour through telematics

  • Monitoring bus performance data via GPS
  • Identifying high-risk driving behaviour by analysing driver profile, behaviour and historical route-related information
  • Enhancing passenger safety and mitigating risks
16:10

Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

CLOSING KEYNOTE PLENARY

17:00

It all starts with data: How can you make yours work for you?

17:30

Blockchain: Disruptor, Enabler or All-talk-no-action?

18:00

Networking Drinks Reception

last published: 27/Mar/17 04:17

 

GPSTECHX, Thursday 7 September 2017

OPENING KEYNOTE PLENARY

08:50

Chair’s opening remarks

09:00

Drone delivery: Will we see true commercial deployment?

09:40

Reserved for Platinum Sponsor

10:00

Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

10:50

Roundtable Discussion Session

Now’s your chance to get really interactive, simply pick a table and join the debate. Each table will run for two iterations, giving you the chance to enjoy two roundtables.
12:20

Exhibition Visit & Networking Lunch

GPS IN AGRICULTURE

GPSTECHX
13:40

Perfecting autonomous farming with GPS

•    Embedding GPS signals and receivers to transform existing equipment into a fully autonomous farming system
•    Discovering how GPS embedded equipment helps to perform higher quality soil sampling and plant health assessments 
•    Integrating GPS with other technologies to assist in  making better farming decisions
GPSTECHX
14:00

Simplifying tree planting with GPS-embedded drones

•    Building cooperative systems to map, deliver and distribute large quantities of seeds at pre-programmed GPS locations 
•    How drones can save cost and time in precision replanting and mapping
•    Case study: Planting a billion trees in a year with the help of drones
GPSTECHX
14:20

Using GPS embedded equipment in precision farming

•    Discovering how GPS helps to reduce waste in farming
•    Ensuring uniformity and effectiveness in fertilisation and other chemical applications for healthier plant growth
•    Investigating alternative uses of GPS tools to help improve plant farming efficiency
15:40

Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

GPS IN CONSTRUCTION

GPSTECHX
16:10

Using GPS to streamline resource allocation

  • Streamlining resourcing of parts/materials and labour
  • Is this just applicable to large-scale projects or are there useful applications for smaller sites too?
  • Improving site safety with GPS technology
GPSTECHX
16:30

GPS for site surveying

  • Save time, decrease operational costs and improve accuracy with GPS-based site surveying
  • Drone-supported GPS site surveying
  • Hydrographic surveying opportunities with GPS
GPSTECHX
16:50

Equipment safeguarding with GPS technology

  • Using GPS trackers to ensure your equipment is where it’s supposed to be
  • How to respond when something goes wrong

Close of TECHX 2017

last published: 27/Mar/17 04:18

 

 

 

 

For speaking opportunities, contact Emily Chong at Emily.chong@terrapinn.com or Tel: +65 6322 2339