Mining for Solutions – Agenda for Workshop Jan 24

Mining for Solutions – Agenda for Workshop Jan 24

WD Mining for Solutions

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

9am to 12 noon PST

Vancouver Convention Centre, West Rooms 116-117


Session Objective: To accelerate the adoption of near term solutions by bringing together mining industry representatives with potential solution providers/SMEs


Time Topic Speakers
9:00 – 9:05 Welcome and Overview Carol-Ann Brown
9:05 – 9:10 WD Welcome Martin Sutherland, Director of Policy, Planning & Performance Integration, WD
9:10 – 9:20 Innovation and The Mining Sector: Perspective from NRCan Philip Jennings, Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Canada
9:20 – 10:30 Mining Challenges:

·         Tailings re-purposing/processing

·         Remote, Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring

·         Reduction of Oversize in Draw Points in Underground Mines

·         Low Grade Energy Recovery in Mining Operations

·         ICT and Mining


Richard Shaw, Director of Metallurgy, Goldcorp

Clemente Miranda, Teck


David Sanguinetti, CMIC


Carl Weatherall, CMIC


Peter Van der Gracht, Wavefront

10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:15 Stories from the mine: Innovation success in mining operations



David Kratochvil, BioteQ

Gonzalo Tudela, CEO Vandrico

John Thompson, ex VP at Teck.

Don Furseth, CRM GeoTomography Technologies, Inc

Peter Kowalczyk, Ocean Floor Geophysics

11:15 – 11:45 Ecosystem Partners: Observations and Support Chrysalix, Richard Mackellar

CAMESE, Ryan McEachern

Foresight, Neil Huff

NRC-IRAP, Bruce Hardy

11:45 – 11:55 Innovation and Tech Summit Opportunities for the Mining Sector BCIC, Carl Anderson
11:55 Wrap Up and Next Steps Carol-Ann Brown