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Copper to the World Conference 2018

Discover - Innovate - Engage

  • Conference program - international trends, copper exploration updates, ongoing developments in innovation and research
  • National and international speakers from industry, research institutions and government, including:
    • Vanessa Davidson from CRU will again provide an update on copper markets and the global demand for copper
    • Hal Stillman from International Copper Association will be discuss new technologies emerging in copper mining
    • Andrés Pescon Aaron from Fundacion Chile will describe their successful METS open innovation platform
    • Kim Ferguson from International Council on Mining and Metals Closure Working Group
    • Ross Haywood from Hatch discussing the future of smelting
    • About the conference speakers
  • Exhibition - opportunities to discuss current and future developments with resources companies and service industries

The Copper to the World Conference 2018 followed from the success of the inaugural conference in June 2017.

Copper to the World Presentations

Speaker Presentation
Session 1  International perspectives on copper
Chair: Alex Blood, Executive Director, Mineral Resources Division, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Government of South Australia 
Vanessa Davidson
Director, Copper Strategy and Research, CRU
Keynote: Copper market outlook: long term prospects are positive (PDF 1.4 MB) 
Patricio Hidalgo
General Manager, Marketing - BHP
International market trends (PDF 0.4 MB)
Jorge Cantallopts
Director of Research and Public Policies, Chilean Copper Commission (COCHILCO)               
Emerging trends: responsible copper (PDF 2.3 MB)
Session 2 Australian perspectives - new technologies in copper mining
Chair: John Fennell, Chief Executive Officer, International Copper Association (Australia) 
John Fennell
Chief Executive Officer, International Copper Association (Australia)  
Technology innovation in the copper industry (PDF 0.6 MB)
Paul Heithersay
Deputy Chief Executive, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Government of South Australia
South Australlian perspective (PDF 4.9 MB)
Claire Halsey
General Manager, Integrated Operations, Olympic Dam - BHP
Technology and innovation at Olympic Dam (PDF 2.0 MB)     
Andrew Mooney
Principal Advisor, Mining, OZ Minerals
Innovation – from tech buzzword to intrinsic culture (PDF 1.5 MB)
Gavin Wood
Chief Information and Digital Officer, Newcrest Mining 
Using digital technology to drive value (PDF 0.6 MB)     
Hal Stillman
Director, Technology Development and Transfer - International Copper Association
New technologies emerging in copper mining (PDF 1.3 MB)
Session 3 Innovation and engagement
Chair: Terry Burgess, Chair, SA Copper Committee
Andrés Pesce Aron
Vice President, Sustainability and New Business, Fundacion, Chile
Keynote: Open innovation in mining - Fundacion, Chile  (PDF 3.9 MB)
Kim Ferguson
Chair, International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) Closure Working Group
Opening the door on closure (PDF 2.2 MB)
Dr Ross Haywood
Global Practice Director, Specialised Engineering, Hatch
Cu Smelting and Smelter 4.0 (PDF 2.5 MB)
Keith McLean
Director, CSIRO Manufacturing
CSIRO collaboration and innovation: metals industry manufacturing (PDF 3.9 MB)
Eddie Fry
Chair, Indigenous Business Australia 
Intersection – resources sector and Indigenous interests (PDF 1.4 MB)
Session 4 Discovering the next resource
Chair: Nicole Galloway Warland, Project Manager, Burra Region, Ausmex Mining Group
Mark Carroll
First Assistant Secretary, Department of Defence 
Woomera Prohibited Area review 2018 (PDF 0.8 MB)
Dr Phil McFadden
National UNCOVER initiative (PDF 2.8 MB)
Joe Cucuzza
Managing Director, AMIRA International 
Exploration in Australia - quo vadis? (PDF 7.1 MB)
Peter Rolley
Exploration Manager and Chief Geologist, Hillgrove Resources 
Hillgrove Resources - uncovering a new copper-gold province (PDF 3.2 MB)
Chris Giles
Technical Director, Havilah Resources
Copper in the Curnamona Craton, northeastern South Australia Australia (PDF 2.2 MB)

Presentations and publications from Copper to the World Conference 2017