Future workforce: ‘attracting, developing and retaining talent’

Day two of AIMEX is on track to be the busiest day of the event, with a full conference program, over 500 suppliers to see and networking events to attend – make sure you make your way to Sydney Olympic Park.

The AIMEX Conference sponsored by Davey Bickford will focus on the “Future Workforce – Attracting, developing and retaining talent” and will feature insights from the mining, automotive and oil and gas sectors.

The AIMEX Conference agenda will include:


10:20am – 10:25am: Davey Bickford Enaex Company Address

Davey Bickford Enaex will be presenting a five-minute capability statement.

FUTURE WORKFORCE “Attracting, developing and retaining talent”

10:25am – 10:55am: Opening keynote & thought leadership

Davey Bickford Enaex will be presenting the opening keynote as well as a thought leadership session to open day two of the AIMEX Conference.

10:55am – 11:30am: Overcoming the Safety Challenges of the Future Worker

This session will explore why safety rules and checklists are no longer sufficient, the importance of problem solving and engagement to mitigate risk and the emerging impact of mental health and wellbeing.

Damien Kook, Corporate Head Health, Safety and Wellbeing, Ford Motor Company

11:30am – 12:20pm: PANEL: Tomorrow’s workforce – Enabling and cultivating our future miners

This panel examines how the mining community can reinvent their approach to talent acquisition and retention for today’s agile, digital, mobile, analytical, and technologically-driven workforce.

Geoff Crittenden, Chief Executive Officer, Weld Australia
Jamie Frankcombe, Chief Operating Officer, Whitehaven Coal
Rosemary Howard, Chair, Mining Leaders Group
Sharon Smith, Chief Executive Officer, HVTC
Christine Gibbs-Stewart, Chief Executive Officer, Austmine

12:30pm – 1:30pm: Lunch Break

1:30pm – 2:05pm: Using advanced welder training technology to reduce costs and increase outputs in mining industry

This presentation will explore how mining companies and their supply chain can reduce welder training costs and shore up workforce capability to meet by taking advantage of advanced training technology for welders.

Geoff Crittenden, Chief Executive Officer, Weld Australia

2:05pm – 2:40pm: Cross-industry learnings from Oil & Gas industry: An introduction to HMI RMP – Defining and Mitigating HMI Risk with Technology and Analytics

This presentation describes the HMI RMP methodology and its application on the TCO Future Growth Project.

Dustin Dill, HSE & Regulatory Manager, Inpex

2:40pm – 3:15pm: From Air Legs to iPads

This session will explore how enabling this technology has been delivered to the underground mining industry in a practical way to allow access to large amounts of data to manage the mining processes underground.

Brett Freeman, General Manager APAC, MST Global

4:30pm AIMEX Networking Function

For a full overview of the AIMEX Conference including speakers, please visit the event website. AIMEX is free to attend, do not miss out. To register your attendance to this must-attend event, please do so at www.aimex.com.au or onsite at the event.

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