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AusIMM announces programme for Iron Ore Conference 2021

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AusIMM has announced the programme for its Iron Ore Conference 2021, taking place from 8 – 10 November. Together with CSIRO, AusIMM has created an extensive programme to showcase world-leading knowledge and technologies, bringing expertise straight from the Pilbara to delegates in Perth and online.

With a focus on ‘Sustainability in a Changing World’, the conference will feature over 60 technical presentations, 12 leading industry keynote speakers and thought provoking presentations from BHP, Fortescue Metals Group, Rio Tinto and Roy Hill.

Delegates will have the opportunity to hear from world class industry experts including Robin Batterham FAusIMM, Professor of Engineering, University of Melbourne; Barry Fitzgerald, CEO Roy Hill Holdings Pty Ltd; Nicole Roocke, CEO, Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia; and Alison Terry, Director Sustainability and Corporate Affairs Fortescue.

Alongside the conference will be three workshops giving delegates the opportunity to dive deeper into the latest innovations underpinning the iron ore industry, with topics ranging from steelmaking to materials handling:

Workshop one and two will be in person at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre and at CSIRO Mineral Resources, Australian Research Resources Centre. Workshop three will be delivered online, giving people all over the world access to a unique opportunity to learn and share knowledge in a smaller, dedicated group.

A large amount of conference content will be available through AusIMM’s online delivery platform, EventsAir, making this conference accessible for a global audience. Both in person and online delegates can explore the conference exhibition and virtual booths, technological advances and technical papers, plus discover the latest innovations and meet with like-minded industry professionals.

AusIMM CEO, Stephen Durkin, said the Iron Ore Conference was a great example of AusIMM’s world-class professional development content being made available to a wider international audience

“Australian iron ore miners are some of the most productive and innovative in the world, and AusIMM is committed to sharing this expertise on the global stage, supporting professionals as they work to build their careers in the resources industry.”

Conference delegates will also have the chance to explore the exhibition hall and opportunities to network with key players in the iron ore industry.

AusIMM’s Iron Ore Conference 2021 will be held in Perth, Western Australia and online from 8 – 10 November 2021.

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