Natural Resources Forum 2016

On August 31, 2016
Frasers Ave, West Perth, WA 6005 Perth Australia
English, English, English

This one day Forum will bring together a world-class gathering of industry thought leaders and business executives to not only meet industry issues head-on, but also explore solutions that will challenge the status quo.

Disruptive Innovation in Natural Resources

How Can Innovative Thinking Transform the Way We Operate?

 

The natural resources industry is on a quest for innovation to help maximize productivity and achieve operational excellence. In today’s economic environment where demand, supply and commodity prices are more volatile than ever, it is imperative to think outside the box to solve some of the industry’s most complex issues.

 

Bold moves are needed to propel the industry forward. For the first time, Dassault Systèmes will address challenges faced in the Oil and Gas sector, in addition to Mining, at the third annual Natural Resources Forum 2016. This one day Forum will bring together a world-class gathering of industry thought leaders and business executives to not only meet these issues head-on, but also explore solutions that will challenge the status quo.

 

Learn how innovative thinking has transformed other industries and by applying these best practices, you can help deliver enhanced operational stability to the natural resources industry.

Forum Agenda: Morning Plenary

Forum Agenda: Morning Plenary

Time

Session

Speaker

09:00 - 9:20

Opening Address

Sox KONNO

09:20 - 09:40

The Future of the Natural Resources Industry

Marni RABASSO

09:40 - 10:10

Creating and Delivering Shareholder Value through Innovation

Miriam Stanborough, Innovation Manager, Iluka Resources

10:10 - 10:30

Morning Break

 

10:30 - 11:00

3DEXPERIENCE City: Holistic and Integrated Decision-Making Platform for Planning, Resources Management and Utilization for Sustainable Cities

Alexandre PARILUYSIAN

11:00 - 12:00

Panel Discussion: Cloud Strategy for Business Transformation

Moderator: Marcin ZIEMSKI

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

 

 

Forum Agenda: Track 1 - Driving Innovation through Transformational Strategy

Forum Agenda: Track 1 - Driving Innovation through Transformational Strategy

Time

Session

Speaker

13:00 - 13:10

Session Opening 

Adrian HALE

13:10 - 13:40

Mining 2016

Justin Eve, Risk & Internal Audit Partner & Mining Industry Leader, PwC

13:40 - 14:10

Embracing Digital Transformation

Andrew PYNE

14:10 - 14:40

Optimization Strategies for Growth

Rooy Pentury, Section Chief, PT Indo Tambangraya Megah Tbk.

14:40 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

 

15:00 - 15:30

Digital Innovation in the Resources Sector

Eric Nettleton, General Manager, Mining, Oil & Gas, Telstra

15:30 - 16:00

Shutdown Management Optimization: The Path to Operational Excellence

Lionel VUILLEMIN

16:00 - 16:30

Disclosure in a Rapidly-Changing, Globalized Mining Industry

Ivy Chen, Principal Consultant, CSA Global

16:30 - 17:00

Bring Natural Resources Industries into the Third Millennium

Dr. Clifford Saunders, Managing Director, Centre for Applied Neuroscience in Business 

 

 

Forum Agenda: Track 2 - Designing & Modelling the 3DEXPERIENCE Mine

Forum Agenda: Track 2 - Designing & Modelling the 3DEXPERIENCE Mine

Time

Session

Speaker

13:00 - 13:10

Session Opening 

Pieter NEETHLING

13:10 - 14:10

GEOVIA R&D Developments

Brad R MOORE

14:10 - 14:40

Building a Robust and Optimized Schedule

Craig BRADLEY

14:40 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

 

15:00 - 15:30

GEOVIA Surpac: A Rapidly-Evolving Resource and Mining Tool

Jarrad Price, Resource Geologist, Regis Resources

15:30 - 16:00

Scheduling and Optimization in a Multi-Mine Environment

Olga ABDRASHITOVA

16:00 - 16:30

Take Better Control of your Production Data

Paul FENNER

16:30 - 17:00

The Value of 3D for Safety and Design

Nevin Wittber, General Manager & Magnus Whittall, Technical Services Manager & Director, SF Designs

Forum Agenda: Track 3 - Improving Performance with Simulation and Optimization

Forum Agenda: Track 3 - Improving Performance with Simulation and Optimization

Time

Session

Speaker

13:00 - 13:10

Session Opening 

Jun PARK

13:10 - 13:40

SIMULIA Brand Update

Jun PARK

13:40 - 14:10

Sponsor and Partner Presentation

Ben Phillips, Innovation Sales Expert, Simuserv

14:10 - 14:40

Multi-scale, Multi-physics Challenges in Natural Resources

Stephan Arndt, Monash University

14:40 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

 

15:00 - 15:30

Technology Update: SIMULIA Isight

Jason WANG

15:30 - 15:55

SIMULIA Adaptability throughout Australian Resources

Kenneth Gomez, Deacon Engineers

15:55 - 16:25

New Applications and New Technologies in the Power of the Portfolio

Jun PARK

16:25 - 17:00

Technology Update: SIMULIA/Abaqus for Energy

Jason WANG

Speaker Biographies

Masaki “Sox” Konno Dassault Systèmes:

Masaki “Sox” Konno is Managing Director, Asia Pacific South, Dassault Systèmes. Konno is responsible for setting the strategic direction and overseeing overall performance of the company in the region. This includes driving profitability and ensuring operational efficiency. He officially took on the role in 2016 and, currently, leads a team of 600 staff across the region. Prior to taking on the current appointment, Konno was Vice President, Asia, at BIOVA, Dassault Systèmes. He joined Dassault Systèmes when the company he was working for Accerlrys was acquired in 2014. At Accerlrys, he grew the business by almost four fold to USD40 million and transformed the sales approach from being primarily product based to solution based over an 11-year period. Konno has over 20 years of experience in enterprise sales and marketing. He has held various senior executive positions at Gracenote and Sony.


Marni Rabasso Dassault Systèmes:

Marni Rabassó, VP Natural Resources, Dassault Systèmes: Rabassó, VP Natural Resources, has almost 30 years of experience in natural resource engineering, software product management and marketing. She began her career as a resource engineer in the oil & gas business and her software experience spanned petroleum, agriculture, forestry, water and mining. During her career, Rabassó has held senior technical positions, as well as leading product management and marketing teams, with WaterTrax and Absolute Software, RADSS Technologies, Merak Projects and AGL Petroleum.


Miriam Stanborough, Iluka Resources

Miriam Stanborough is the Innovation Manager at Iluka Resources Ltd. She is a chemical engineer with over 15 years’ experience in the mining industry, working in various commodities including alumina, copper, uranium, gold, silver and mineral sands. Stanborough has held roles in production management, technology development, HR, sales and marketing, and business improvement. She also holds degrees in Arts and Mineral Economics.


Alexandre Parilusyan, Dassault Systèmes

Alexandre Parilusyan has held several instrumental positions in enterprise sales management and business transformation in the Aerospace, Transportation and Automotive industries at ComputerVision, EADS and SIEMENS prior to joining Dassault Systèmes in 2010. He also leveraged his business consulting and services experience to deliver complex business solutions as the Automotive Business Solutions leader at IBM Business Consulting Services, covering the EMEA region. Parilusyan has in-depth knowledge on the smart cities domain, exemplified by his interaction for the Virtual Singapore project on 3DEXPERIENCity platform and has developed many innovative solutions in sustainability and mobility for governments and enterprises. He has a stellar track record of successful customer engagements and in managing international program teams.


Andrew Pyne, Dassault Systèmes

Andrew Pyne is the Vice President, Mining at Dassault Systèmes GEOVIA. He has an extensive career in mining that spans more than two decades. Prior to his current appointment Pyne was the leader GEOVIA’s AustralAsia Business Unit for five years where he leveraged his international experience and entrepreneurial expertise to drive business growth. Early in his career, Pyne gained international experience with business analysis, account management and marketing roles with Dun & Bradstreet in both their Hong Kong and Australian operations.Pyne has an MBA from the University of Western Australia with a specialization in International Business Management.


Eric Nettleton, Telstra

Eric Nettleton is an experienced innovation and technology professional who has held senior business and technical leadership roles in multiple industries, including mining, aerospace, defence, IT and academia. He is currently General Manager Mining, Oil and Gas in Telstra's Global Products business. Prior to joining Telstra, Nettleton was leading the development of automation and information processing technology in mining for Rio Tinto. He was the initial Director of the Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics, The University of Sydney, when it was formed in 2007. Here, he developed the research programme to support whole-of-mine automation. He later transitioned to a role in Rio Tinto where he matured the new research into products for operational use. Technologies he led through the R&D lifecycle are now in operation on mine sites around the world. Prior to this, Nettleton was working in aerospace and defense with the BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre in the UK, where he led work in decentralised information systems and automated air and ground vehicles for global customers.


Ivy Chen, CSA Global

Ivy Chen is a corporate governance specialist with more than 28 years’ experience in mining and resource estimation. She served as the national geology and mining adviser for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) from 2009–2015 and is currently Principal Consultant at CSA Global. Chen’s experience in the mining industry in Australia and China, as an operations and consulting geologist includes open pit and underground mines for gold, manganese and chromite. As a consulting geologist she has conducted mineral project evaluation, strategy development and implementation, through to senior corporate management roles. Chen joined the VALMIN committee in 2015.


Cliff Saunders, Centre for Applied Neuroscience in Business

Dr. Clifford Saunders is a Master Business Transformation Strategist with the finest reputation in the market place. His educational background spans Engineering (1st Class Honours), Applied Psychology (MSc), and Systems Theories of all types (PhD Cybernetics). His life’s career has focused on helping organizations manage change, problem solve, make better decisions, improve performance and effectiveness, expand leadership skills, enhance group dynamics, re-engineer processes, and turn chaos and complexity to advantage. Since 2004, Dr. Saunders has delivered Business Transformation services and Business Emulation technologies and services to industry leaders worldwide, particularly in Mining and Exploration. His expertise in the application of Neuroplasticity to problems previously thought ‘insoluble’ produces significant gains for his clients, the equivalent of twice the throughput at half the cost, or 400% in performance improvement.


Craig Bradley, Dassault Systèmes

Craig Bradley has over 20 years’ experience in mine planning and analysis in the domains of tactical scheduling, mine design and ore control systems. Bradley’s excellent mine planning skills are complemented by his system delivery experience into variety of operations around the world. He has a very strong background in project management, mining systems, and a broad knowledge of all aspects of mining. His analytical, practical and methodical approach to business improvement makes invaluable project leader in developing custom mining systems.


Jarrad Price, Regis Resources

Jarrad Price, Resource Geologist at Regis Resources, has nearly 15 years of experience in the gold industry in both Western Australia and Queensland. Price joined Regis Resources in 2010 as Senior Mine Geologist at their maiden operation Moolart Well Goldmine, located north of Laverton, Western Australia. During this time he obtained an unrestricted Western Australian Quarry Managers Certificate and took a keen interest in resource modelling. In 2012, Price took on the role of Resource Geologist, in which he currently oversees the geological aspects of all three Regis Resources operations and manages the Resource Estimations for the company’s deposits


Olga Abdrashitova, Dassault Systèmes

Olga Abdrashitova is a degree-qualified mining engineer. She has been working in the mining industry since 2004 and joined Dassault Systemes in 2010, providing training, support and consulting services to a variety of clients in Australia and overseas. Abdrashitova aims to help mining companies unlock project NPV through best practice mine planning processes, in particular developing optimal, practical and robust life of mine strategic schedules using advanced scheduling techniques. She is also focused on upskilling mine planners in applying those techniques through training and project assistance.


Paul Fenner, Dassault Systèmes

Paul Fenner delivers more than 20 years’ experience in systems, software engineering and consulting services across the mining, mineral processing and power generation industries. He has delivered projects in the areas of business process and systems and has led the successful implementation and improvements across operational efficiency, profitability and customer experience. Fenner’s other areas of speciality include, business and systems analysis, project management, mining and process data management. He has been responsible globally for technical projects across sales, reporting, IT infrastructure and integrations, as well as solutions design.


Nevin Wittber, SF Designs

Nevin Wittber is General Manager at SF Designs and has been involved in commercial and business development and project management across a range of industries including natural resource management and property development in both public and private sectors for over 25 years. Since joining SF Works, Wittber has been cultivating and administering SF Design’s business and commercial management approach, including the development and implementation of improved business processes and having an increased focus on adding value for the business needs of customers. Wittber completed an MBA at UWA in 2007.


Magnus Whittall, SF Designs

Magnus Whitall started as a Welder/Fabricator for the Aluminium shipbuilding and went on to study Product Design at Curtin University. Upon graduation, Whittall worked in London as Point of Sale designer winning Shopfitting display awards. Whittall is now a highly qualified SolidWorks technician winning ANZ Top Applications Engineer in 2010. He has especially excelled in the implementation of PDM systems for customers in Australia and New Zealand with his role including all aspects from assisting in the prospecting and the sale of PDM, through to SOW documentation, Data migration, Replication, ERP integration and customization.


Stephan Arndt, Monash University

Stephan Arndt has 20 years’ experience in advanced 3D simulation methods with a focus on non-linear finite element analysis in geomechanics and has worked in applications of rock mechanics, discrete fracture networks, coupled multi-physics simulations, constitutive models and high performance computing. Arndt has extensive consulting experience in projects across four continents, most recently as Baker Hughes Regional Advisor for 3D Geomechanics in Middle East Asia Pacific. He performed numerous courses, lectures and workshops in industry and education and holds a Ph.D. in Fracture Mechanics from Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany. He is now supporting Monash University’s new Resources Engineering Degree.


Ben Phillips, Simuserv

Ben’s career in business solutions founded on engineering and design software started in 2004 in Sydney; he has opened national offices for international brands and trained teams in these regions. Working with Simuserv for over two years now Ben has been involved in the direction SIMULIA has taken in Australia to service the longstanding industries that form the backbone of SIMULIA client base through to the SME companies rapidly adapting to the current competitive landscape where the trends are proving all products must be innovative or they become obsolete.


Kenneth Gomez, DEACON

Kenneth Gomez has 16 years of experience in structural and dynamic analysis using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Multi Body Dynamics (MBD). He started out with the FEA companies solving problems in various industries (automotive, aerospace, defence, medical, oil & gas, semiconductor, monorail and general machinery) before spending the last 10 years in the oil and gas utilizing FEA to solve structural, dynamic, fatigue and fracture issues (ECA) in the subsea pipeline sector.

* Subject to change

Natural Resources Forum 2016

Location Frasers Ave, West Perth, WA 6005
Perth
Country Australia

Frasers Ave, West Perth, WA 6005
Perth