Keynote Speakers

Octavio Araneda

CEO, Codelco Chile

Presentation: “Codelco: present, future and excellence in projects”

German Flores

General Manager Mining, Newcrest Mining Limited

Presentation: “Digital transformation in cave mining”

Tim Casten

Vice President, Underground Strategic Planning, Freeport-McMoRan

Presentation: “PT Freeport Indonesia – The transition to underground production”

Craig Stegman

Head, Underground Mining Centre of Excellence, Río Tinto

Presentation: “Major hazard management in underground mining –protecting our people, communities, environment and assets!

Jaroslav (Jarek) Jakubec

Corporate Consultant & Practice Leader (Mining & Geology), SRK

Presentation: “Mining for Diamonds – History and Present

Carlos Avila

Vice-President Planning and Technical Min Am, BHP

Presentation: “Challenges and opportunities of sustainable mass mining in BHP – Minerals Americas”

Angus Melbourne

Chief Commercial & Technology Officer, Orica

Presentation: “Blasting critical role in extracting ore 

David Cuello

CEO Elexon Mining

Presentation: “The role of geotechnical instrumentation in managing geohazards in caving mining

Danko Morales

Manager, Underground Mining, Enaex

Presentation: “Past, present and future of blasting technologies for mass mining