Austmine 2019 is fast approaching!

Do not miss your opportunity to take advantage of the Early Bird Conference Rate. Make sure you are part of Austmine 2019,taking place on 21-23 May at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.



Austmine Conference & Exhibition 2019 – The world’s leading gathering of mining experts is fast approaching. Austmine 2019 will showcase leading innovations, people and the future of our industry, the latest in intelligent equipment, earth-shattering technologies that are set to disrupt the mining sector.

Austmine presents industry leaders from around the world speaking in Brisbane, 21 – 23 May.

The 6th Austmine Industry Leaders’ Dinner and Awards, renowned as the Austmine social calendar highlight, will celebrate Austmine’s 30th Anniversary as well as the success and innovation of the most important people in our industry. Join us this year for what is set to be bigger and more impressive than ever before. You will hear from inspirational guest speaker paralympic athlete Curtis McGrath over the course of the five-star evening. This incredible networking event is not one you can afford to miss.

Save up to $300 with Early Bird rates available until 25 February 2019 – Secure your tickets now.


Austmine 2019 speakers will uncover new ways of working and explore what is needed to drive step change in the next frontier.

Here is a sneak peek. 

See full speaker line-up.

Mike Wundenberg

Vice President Operational Technology and Innovation, Newmont

Barry Fitzgerald

CEO, Roy Hill Holdings Pty Ltd

Rafael Estrada

CIO & Manager of Technology, Antamina Mining

Rag Udd

Vice President, Global Transformation, BHP

Mark Boon

General Manager Transformation & Effectiveness, Evolution Mining

Michelle Ash

Chairman, Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG)


Senior Vice President Mining and Infrastructure, EPIROC

Professor Matthew Barnett

Director, ARC training Centre, mineAlloy

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The comprehensive program features a high calibre selection of international and Australian speakers, from mining companies, METS, academia and government to explore cutting-edge mining technology, present case studies on innovative partnerships, and share insights into how collaboration and the adoption of innovation are critical to our sustainable future.

Over the course of three days, there will be workshops, presentations, case studies, networking, industry awards and much more!


After sell-out dinners in 2015 and 2017, the mining industry social event of the year returns in 2019! The prestigious Austmine Awards recognise and celebrate the most innovative and successful METS and miners of the year. 

Nominations are now open for 4 featured award categories;

  • Austmine Champion of Innovation
  • Austmine Innovation for METS 
  • Austmine Innovation for Miners (nominate your most innovative clients!)
  • Craig Senger Excellence in Export 


Do you represent the very best of the METS sector?

Don’t miss an opportunity to gain more face-to-face exposure in three days than you could achieve all year. Align yourself with a showcase of the world’s cutting edge technology and services.

All packages are tailored to suit your marketing and business strategies to achieve your objectives and budget.


  • INTELLIGENT EQUIPMENT: EARTH SHATTERING TECHNOLOGIES - Gain insight into how intelligent equipment can take us to the next frontier, including autonomous heavy vehicles, sensors, drilling and AI.
  • THE HUMAN ELEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY: THE EMBERS THAT LIGHT INNOVATION - Understand how companies are enabling their workforce to create a culture of ideas and processes in order to embrace new solution thinking.
  • ANALYTICS, DATA AND SECURITY: THE CHANGING WINDS - Discover how the latest developments in digital efficiencies, analytics and data systems are leading the change to the industry.
  • INTEGRATION AND CONNECTIVITY: A BREATH OF FRESH AIR - Unearth the latest in digital innovations challenging the status quo of the industry and taking us to a fully connected mine.
  • STRIVING TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY: SEA CHANGE IS COMING - Learn how the industry is striving towards sustainability with the adoption of new technologies, renewable energy sources and world-class processes for water and waste management.

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