Panel Overview

26 June | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

What sensor technology do we need to build to support the future of mining?


Dr Jacqui Coombes

Chair Mining3 board

Dr Jacqui Coombes is the Executive Director of SageAbility, a leading talent strategy organisation. She plays influential roles as the Chair of Mining3, Acting Chair of ICRAR, and is an integral member of Advisory Boards for MADI, StartUpWA, and State of Play. As the former MD & CEO of Amira Global, Jacqui has a distinguished record of leadership and governance.


Alan Bye

Managing Director

Ross McAree

Head of School Mechanical and Mining Engineering
University of Queensland

Rajkumar Mathiravedu

Senior Vice-President
Orica Digital Solutions

Andrew Scott

Lead Principal, Think and Act Differently

Event Details

WHEN: Wednesday, 26 June, 2024

TIME:  2:00pm - 5:30pm

WHERE: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Sky Level (enter via Gray Street)

FORMAT: Opening keynote, panel discussion, TechTalk presentations. There will also be a Technology Showcase in the foyer and networking drinks following the forum. 

Session Times

REGISTRATION OPENS: 1:00pm - 1:30pm

WELCOME AND OPENING: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

PANEL: 2:30pm - 3:15pm

PANEL QnA: 3:15pm - 3:30pm

AFTERNON TEA: 3:30pm - 4:00pm

TECHTALK SESSION: 4:00pm - 5:15pm


Panel QnA

There will be a 15 min QnA Session after the panel discussion. The QnA will be operated via and moderated by Dr Erik Isokangas, Research Director at Mining3. 

Parking and getting there


Mining3 can validate your parking. Please notify us the Sky Room Foyer Registration desk.


Directions to the Sky Room, Sky Level, Grey Street Entrance

The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Car Parks are accessible via Merivale Street and Grey Street.

The closest Car Parks to the Plaza Level are Car Park 2 and Car Park 3.

Directions to the Sky Level include:

  1. Once parked please make your way towards Russell Walk (follow pedestrian crossings).
  2. Please make your way towards Grey Street via Russell Walk (towards the river).
  3. Once on Grey Street please turn right, and you will see the entrance to BCEC on Grey Street.
  4. Once inside BCEC on Grey Street, you will see two elevators towards the left, next to the Information Desk. Please make your way to the elevator and press “S” for the Sky Level
  5. The elevator doors will open on the far end, and as you exit the lift the Sky Room is in front you.

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