GMSG Johannesburg Forum

Date 20 September 2017
- 21 September 2017
Location Emperors Palace Convention Centre, Johannesburg
Resources GMSG_17_JohannesburgForum_Agenda 06092017.pdf
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Introduction

GMSG Johannesburg Forum 2017

>>> Collaboration Towards Future Mining

GMSG is hosting a Future Mining Forum in Johannesburg on September 20-21 2017, at the Emperors Palace Hotel Casino Convention Resort. Stakeholders from all mining sectors, including mine operation and planning, equipment and manufacturing, software and IT and engineering are invited to attend.
 
This two-day interactive forum will align the guideline work of GMSG with the priorities and practices of the South African mining industry. Attendees will hear from industry leaders on important industry topics, including digitization and autonomous mining, and learn about current GMSG projects. They will also participate in breakout sessions on how to eliminate innovation roadblocks and drive the industry forward.
 
Space is limited due to room size, therefore we ask that you please RSVP no later than September 15, 2017 to Gugulethu Charlie at gugu@saimm.co.za
 
For more information about GMSG forums, contact Heather Ednie at hednie@globalminingstandards.org

Programme

Programme

Future Mining Forums provide mining stakeholders an opportunity to learn about new and ongoing GMSG projects and partnerships and begin a conversation on how to match them with the priorities of the region. Join us in Johannesburg to hear presentations and take part in breakout sessions regarding GMSG’s latest work in automation, integrated operations, interoperability and underground mining, as well as an introduction on GMSG’s work in cyber security and block chain methodology.

DAY ONE
September 20, 2017

08:30
Registration

9:00
Opening Remarks: Welcome and Objectives of the Forum
Declan Vogt, Director, Centre for Mechanised Mining Systems, University of Witwatersrand
09:20
GMSG: Collaboration to Build a Strong Future Mining
Mark Bartlett, COO, Flow Partners
 
UNDERGROUND MINING INNOVATION
09:40
Communications Infrastructure Implementation Guidelines
GMSG published Documents 1 and 2 in early 2017, will finalize drafts of Documents 3-5 within the next half year. An overview of the available documents and project plan for the final work, with insights into how these will bring value.
Declan Vogt, Director, Centre for Mechanised Mining Systems, University of Witwatersrand
10:00
Battery Electric Vehicles Underground
The Electric Mine: Battery Electric Vehicles Underground Guideline was published in April 2017, and phase 2 work is launching before year-end. A number of mines have committed to going diesel-free, and this technology offers overall electricity savings in many cases.
TBA, from the GMSG Underground Mining Working Group
COFFEE BREAK | 10:30
11:00
Short Interval and Real Time Control
An overview of a new GMSG project, launched in partnership with Canadian Mining Innovation Council and supported by Business Sweden this month.
TBA, from the GMSG Underground Mining Working Group
11:15
Case Study: Underground Mining Innovation
LUNCH | 12:00
INTEROPERABILITY
1:00
The Open Mining Format
Use cases for open and secure data exchange between mine software packages, and a presentation of the OMF now under development as an open protocol.
Presentation from the GMSG Data Exchange for Mine Software group

1:30
GMSG Interoperability Working Group: Projects and Update
Mark Bartlett, COO, Flow Partners

  2:00
Break-out Session: Interoperability Reference Framework development (contribution and feedback)
COFFEE BREAK | 3:00

3:30
The Open Group’s EMMM Models
Roy Irvine, EMMM Forum Director

4:00
Case Study: Interoperability
TBA

4:45
Day One Wrap-Up
5:00
Day One Ends

DAY TWO
September 21, 2017

08:30
Arrival/Registration
9:00
Welcome and Day’s Objectives
Declan Vogt, Director, Centre for Mechanised Mining Systems, University of Witwatersrand
AUTONOMOUS MINING
09:20
Autonomous Mining Case Study
TBA
09:45
GMSG Autonomous Mining Working Group: Current Projects and Industry-Wide Survey Results
Mark Bartlett, COO, Flow Partners
COFFEE BREAK | 10:00
10:30
Autonomous Mining Break-out session
 
LUNCH | 12:00
INTEGRATED OPERATIONS
1:00
GMSG Integrated Operations Working Group Projects Update
State-of-play research collaboration; business case template and tools development; reference framework.
Mark Bartlett, COO, Flow Partners

1:30
Case Study: Integrated Operations
TBA

  2:00
Break-out Session: Integrated Operations Business Case
COFFEE BREAK | 3:00
3:30
Cyber Security: Mining and Metals Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MM-ISAC)
Non-profit for mining company collaboration to increase cyber security launched in July 2017.
TBA
4:00
Chain of Custody: Towards Use of Block Chain to Revolutionize the Mining Industry
TBA
4:30
Forum Wrap-Up and Next Steps
5:00
End of Day Two

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship is an opportunity to align your company with global mining stakeholders and be viewed as a supportive organization in the development of global mining guidelines
 
Companies wishing to sponsor or exhibit should contact:
Gugulethu Charlie
Conference Coordinator
Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923
Email: gugu@saimm.co.za

Contact

Contact

Gugu Charlie
Conference Co-ordinator
Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923
Email: gugu@saimm.co.za