This year we are excited to host the Minesafe International Conference as a completely new digital experience.

COVID-19 Panel Discussion Announced

The global impact of COVID-19 on the resources sector

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Dr Thuthula Balfour

Head of Health Department, Minerals Council South Africa

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Paul Bradley

Energy Division – Head of Operations of the United Kingdom Health & Safety Executive

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Prof. Harmony Musiyarira

Associate Dean: Research and Innovation, Faculty of Engineering, Namibia University of Science and Technology

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Dr. N.K. Nanda

President, Indian Institute of Mineral Engineers (IIME)

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A/Prof. Dr Nga Nguyen

Head of International Office and Senior Lecturer of Mining Management Department, Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, Vietnam

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Prof. Jorge Pedrals

Member of the Board of Instituto de Ingenieros de Chile

Panel Discussion Announced

Towards risk-based safety and health regulation in the resources sector – progress, priorities, and challenges

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Michael Tooma

Managing Partner at Clyde & Co

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Garvin Burns

Executive Director Mine Safety Inspectorate – Chief Inspector of Mines, Resources Regulator, Department of Regional NSW

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Andrew Chaplyn, MAusIMM

Director Mines Safety, Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS)

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Hermann Fasching

Chief Inspector of Mines – Mineral Mines and Quarries at Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy, Queensland

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Paul Hunt

Chief Inspector Extractives in the High Hazards Unit, Worksafe New Zealand

Keynote Speakers

Dr Steven Hill

Chief Scientist, Geoscience Australia
Impact on the Australian resources sector: the new normal and new opportunity

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Peta Slocombe

Executive Manager, Capability & Culture, Northern Star Resources
Mental health from the (Under)ground up. A proactive approach embedding culture and technology

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Cecile Thaxter

Vice President – Health, Safety and Environment, Rio Tinto
Keeping our people and communities safe through COVID-19

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Ed Santamaria

President and CEO, Normet Group Oy
Clean Operations Technologies​

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What is an AusIMM Digital Conference?

Our Attendee video will take you through:

  • How to join the digital conference
  • How to watch live sessions via the conference schedule
  • How to view speaker profiles and speaking times
  • Where to view on-demand presentations
  • How to virtually network with other delegates
  • Virtual exhibition booths


Join us online in September as we showcase the latest developments in health and safety.

All AusIMM digital conferences feature

Keynotes and Interactive Panels

Watch 4 live keynote sessions and contribute to the discussion. Sessions will be recorded and placed on demand for up to 6 months post event


Explore a suite of on-demand technical presentations, available anytime for up to 6 months post event (presentations to be announced!)


Your chance to engage and exchange contact details with resource industry professionals around the globe

A Virtual

Interact with industry partners via one on one virtual meetings