RESOURCES TECHX

 

 

 

RESOURCESTECHX, 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

DATA IN RESOURCES

RESOURCESTECHX
11:30

Optimising asset utilisation with fleet management data

•    Managing data collected from different systems and business units
•    Strategies for quick data access to enable real-time decision making
•    Improving forecasting abilities, redirecting equipment and managing inventory at the touch of a button 
RESOURCESTECHX
11:50

Streamlining your mining supply chain with strategic blockchain solutions

•    Using blockchain to generate real time data and enable better track-and-trace
•    Discovering how blockchain-inspired technology systems benefit both internal and external efficiency 
•    Enabling more efficient data sharing in your global mining supply chain 
RESOURCESTECHX
12:10

Driving productivity improvements with big data

•    Assessing huge data volumes captured by an array of sensors: Where do you even start? 
•    Strategies for leveraging big data to predict and prevent engine breakdowns and other downtime events
•    Enabling increased productivity and safety with predictive mathematics, machine learning and advanced modelling 
RESOURCESTECHX
12:30

Using big data to minimise environmental impact in mining operations

•    Identifying emerging technology to collect and analyse environmental operation outcomes
•    Using big data to minimise negative environmental impact
•    How can this technology overcome environmental threats and preserve biodiversity?
12:50

Exhibition Visit & Networking Lunch

GPS IN RESOURCES

RESOURCESTECHX
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
RESOURCESTECHX
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 
RESOURCESTECHX
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 

IoT IN RESOURCES

RESOURCESTECHX
15:10

The connected mine

•    Enabling real-time data transfer by connecting machines, fleets and people with unique identifiers 
•    Building a connected framework to improve traceability and visibility 
•    Improving mining operations, machine maintenance and operability remotely
RESOURCESTECHX
15:30

Bringing wireless networks into underground mines

•    Overcoming challenges in installing wireless connectivity in remote, underground locations
•    Collecting real time data to gain insights into the status of your mine and your workers
•    Case study: Bringing wireless technology to an underground copper and gold mining operation
RESOURCESTECHX
15:50

Migrating mining operations to cloud based system

•    How can cloud technology improve site efficiency and productivity? 
•    Efficiently transferring existing operations to cloud based systems: What do you need to be aware of?
•    Mitigating risks of cloud-based systems other cybersecurity concerns
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

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RESOURCESTECHX, 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

DRONES IN RESOURCES

Panel discussion
RESOURCESTECHX
13:40

Creating efficient, green and sustainable operations

•    Balancing innovation vs cost: How do technology leaders in resources industry justify the investment to improve operational efficiency?
•    Exploring advanced drone technologies for a wide range of industry applications, from inspections to security, including autonomous, swarms, off-grid, AI edge computing
•    Data storage and interpretation: How can you leverage the data your drone has collected?
Claus J Nehmzow, Digital Innovation Organization, BP
RESOURCESTECHX
14:20

Drones in Energy Production: Hydro dam design and inspection

•    Surveying sites with drones before building the hydraulic design for new hydro projects, i.e. powerhouse intake, spillway structure etc
•    Modelling the tailrace below hydropower project in project design and development
•    Using drones to evaluate flow distribution and vortex generation of redesigned penstock intake 

CYBERSECURITY & RESOURCES

RESOURCESTECHX
14:40

Preventing e- espionage in the resources industry

•    The critical importance of setting up cyber security measures
•    Balancing the need for better connectivity and increased vulnerability to cyber attacks 
•    Simple cyber security strategies to protect your operations and your data
RESOURCESTECHX
15:00

Securing mine production processes to prevent breakdowns and bottlenecks

•    Keeping out phishing and social engineering attacks
•    Setting up secured M2M communication framework to build connected, yet secure, autonomous mining operations
•    Keeping your business up-to-date with the latest technology without compromising security 
RESOURCESTECHX
15:20

Overcoming the limitations of Industrial Control System (ICS)

•    Discovering common infection techniques 
•    Developing comprehensive plans to mitigate operational risk
•    Case study: Protecting exposed ICS devices on the internet
15:40

Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

3D IN RESOURCES

RESOURCESTECHX
16:10

High precision smart construction: A case study

•    Connecting equipment and information to cloud-based systems to improve productivity
•    Using 3D tech to minimise construction errors when setting up sites
•    Communicating 3D constructed models to intelligent machines set up at the site to enable precise earth moving work with minimum human resource
RESOURCESTECHX
16:30

Customising your underground equipment with additive manufacturing (3D printing)

•    Improving customisation and supply flexibility for underground mining parts & equipment
•    Overcoming cost and time factors in additive manufacturing
RESOURCESTECHX
16:50

Improving workplace safety with efficient geo-interpretation

•    Using 3D laser scanning to capture spatial data to build 3D geological maps that include surface mapping data
•    Minimising the deployment of human resources to survey dangerous and inaccessible mining environment 

Close of TECHX 2017

last published: 27/Mar/17 04:18

 

 

 

 

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