There will be a lot happening at neXTek. Not only will there be exhibitors, but presentations will be ongoing throughout the day, along with workshops and demonstrations of oversized technology. We certainly recommend planning your day using the itineraries below that will enable you to jump between presentations, workshops, demonstrations, and experience hands-on technology in the exhibition area.
8.00 am – Doors open/Registration
8.20 am – Welcome
8.25 am – Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi. City of Perth welcome
8.30 am – Senator Linda Reynolds MP. The Rise and Rise of Science and Innovation
9.00 am – NeXTek Conference start
10.40 am – Morning tea
12.40 pm – Lunch
3 pm – Afternoon tea
3-5 pm – NeXTek afternoon session
5-7pm – Drinks and Canape’s
To find out more about the invited speakers and their topics, please visit our invited speakers page.
Presentations & Workshops
What better way to get a snapshot of technology heading into the new financial year than hearing it from the experts. Grab a coffee and catch up with presenters afterwards in our meeting areas on level 2 if want to continue a discussion.
Presentations Stages 1, 2 & 3
|Time||Stage 1||Stage 2||Stage 3|
|8.25 am||Lisa Scafidi – Welcome: City of Perth|
|8.30 am||Linda Reynolds – The rise and rise of science and innovation|
|9 am||Orbital Corporation – Advancing innovative ideas in mining||CODES— The power of pyrite: Examples from Stavely and Kalgoorlie|
|9.20||Thinker Cafe – How to think innovatively||CODES— The power of pyrite: Examples from Stavely and Kalgoorlie|
|9.40||MineRP – Spatial big data integration platform||AIG – Science and innovation programs in geoscience||CODES— The power of pyrite: Examples from Stavely and Kalgoorlie|
|10 am||Geosoft – Geoscience data portal||Wrays Workshop– Leveraging your innovation in the resources sector||Minemax – Scheduling your mine|
|10.20||RayTrac – Sampling tracking and automation||Wrays Workshop– Leveraging your innovation in the resources sector||Trimble— Connected mine—Transforming the way mines work|
|10.40||KPMG – R&D Tax incentive||Wrays Workshop– Leveraging your innovation in the resources sector||Sandfire – The solar project.|
|11 am||Micromine Workshop -Geophysical soundwave technology||Australian Vanadium – Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries||CRC Ore – Increasing operational value using Grade Engineering®|
|11.20||Micromine Workshop – Gephysical soundwave technology||CRC Ore – Increasing operational value using Grade Engineering®|
|11.40||Micromine Workshop – Geophysical soundwave technology||Jenike and Johansen – Explore ‘What if’s” with Discrete Element Modelling|
|12 pm||Maptek – Geotech solutions using Maptek tools||Mira Geoscience – Integrated interpretation – converting data to knowledge|
|12.20||Expedio – Always Accurate Data||HiSies – Seismic for minerals exploration|
|1 pm||Minovare – Azimuth Aligner|
|1.20||Minovare – Azimuth Aligner|
|1.40||Olympus – Real-time Geochemistry & Mineralogy: Mars Rover technologies landing on Earth|
|2 pm||Alastri – Alastri Products||Intertek – Robotic XRF Mine Site Laboratories|
|2.20||Bureau Veritas – Fused Bead Laser Ablation ICP-MS||Caterpillar – There’s more than just automation|
|2.40||Resource Potentials – Tromino passive seismic surveying for rapid regolith and shallow basin thickness||Caterpillar – There’s more than just automation|
|3.00||CODES – Machine learning pyrite geochemistry. A new targeting tool for exploration.|
|3.20||CODES – Machine learning pyrite geochemistry. A new targeting tool for exploration.|
|3.40||CODES – Machine learning pyrite geochemistry. A new targeting tool for exploration.|
|4 pm||Networking Function||Public House||Corner Victoria St and Adelaide Terrace|
All Day Over-sized Technology Displays
|Company||Technology||Special Demontration Times|
|Caterpillar||Movement detection technology||TBC|
|Maptek||Pit Scanning technology and point clouds||TBC|
|Thinker Cafe||How to think innovatively: Part 1||10am|
|Wrays||Leveraging your innovation in the resources sector||10am|
|Micromine||Geophysical sound wave technology||11am|
|Thinker Cafe||How to think innovatively: Part 2||11.30am|
|Thinker Cafe||How to think innovatively: Part 3||2pm|
|CODES||Machine learning pyrite geochemistry. A new targeting tool for exploration||3pm|
|Thinker Cafe||How to think innovatively: Part 4||3.30pm|
Some workshops have limited places. To avoid disappointment, secure yours now by booking in! Simply send us an email with the workshop you are interested in and we will book you in!
|Alastri||Thinker Cafe||Australian Vanadium|
|PXRF Service||ALS Minerals||Maptek|
|Mira Geoscience||Immersive Technology|
|Geosoft||Jenike and Johanson|
Perth Concert Hall Layout
Ground Floor: Entrance to neXTek, including exhibitors, and the Wardle Room for presentations.
Level 1: Exhibitor area, including 2 speaker stages, and level to the outdoor over-sized tech area.
Level 2: Meetings and co-working area for taking a time out between presentations.
Level 3: neXTek Kids. For parents in the resource industry who want to attend neXTek and require a child mining facility.