TechTalk Speakers Information

26 June | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Uncovering novel research and development, leveraging expertise and insights, to solve complex problems by addressing current and future technology gaps.

ALL SPEAKERS REMINDER: Please email Elinor ( your presentations by Friday 21 June  


Dr Neville Plint

Chief Executive Officer Mining3

Neville has a global reputation in the mining sector and has demonstrated experience in the mining and resource industry. His focus is on delivering improved operational performance on mining sites by developing and implementing new technologies, whilst establishing a global network of research professionals in academic institutes, mining companies and research organisations.

In Person Speakers

Dylan Whiteman

Technology Leader

Greg Roach


Paul Hodkiewicz

Consultant, Advisor, Mentor
Samarah Solutions

Syd Littleford

Chief Executive Officer

Pauline Pounds

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UQ

Stefan Dunlop

Ausroad Plant Services

Ross McAree

Head of School Mechanical and Mining Engineering
University of Queensland

Virtual Speakers

VIRTUAL SPEAKER REHEARSAL: Please remember to book a virtual onboarding session between 2:00 – 5:00 p.m Brisbane AEST on Monday 24 June with our Virtual Events Specialist via the calendar invite, or confirm via email to <>

Pete Stirling

Chief Commercial Officer
Delta g

Mohsen Yahyaei

Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (JKMRC)

Douglas Schouten

Chief Technology Officer
Ideon Technologies Inc.

Michael halhead

Independent Consultant
Wild Systems

Derick Moolman

Chief Executive Officer
Stone Three

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

AFTERNOON TEA: 3:30pm - 4:00pm

TECHTALK SESSION: 4:00pm - 5:15pm


QnA Session

If time permits, there will be a QnA Session after the TechTalk Presentations. The QnA will be operated via and moderated by one of our team members.


All speakers will be seated on stage, ready to give their 5-minute presentation at the lectern, introduced by Neville. Your speaker order will be communicated with you via email closer to the event date.

Presentations deadline

Please submit your presentations no later than Friday 21 June

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.

For more information on visiting the BCEC please refer to

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