With under a few weeks  to go till the 2019 Conference, accommodation Is filling up fast with Rydges now fully booked!

Rooms are still available at the Novotel and Devlin apartments.  Register today and select your accommodation preferences so you don’t miss out!

The Future of Quarrying

The 2019 IQA conference will be held from October 1st– October 3rd at the prestigious GMHBA Stadium Geelong and includes a detailed, fun and informative Programme including an Industry Site Tour of Boral Deer Park and Barro Point Wilson, many nationally acclaimed industry speakers and experts that cover a diverse range of subjects pertinent to our extractive industry and for many the highlight of our conferences, the ‘sort after’ Networking & Social Gala Events sponsored by Hitachi, Komatsu & Caterpillar.

The three day conference program delivers a comprehensive list of speakers including Legends and Leaders of our Industry,  that will cover subjects such as:

National Economic Outlook – Robert Mellor – Managing Director, BIS Oxford Economics Pty Ltd

Inclusion and DiversitySean Taylor – CEO & Managing Director, Komatsu Australia

Future of QuarryingDr Eileen Doyle – Non Executive Director, Boral

Improving the Regulatory Environment for the Extractive Industries in VictoriaAnna Cronin – Commissioner for Better Regulation, Red Tape Commissioner, State Government of Victoria

Chain of ResponsibilitySimone Reinertsen – Stakeholder Specialist, National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

New Trends in Managing Mining LiabilityMichael Cramer – Director, Accent Environmental

Addressing Climate Change Risk in a Resource ContextElisa De Wit – Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Lawyers

Particle Size Distribution Measurement for Maximising Yields using 3D Imaging – Matthew Thurley PhD – Principal Scientist, Innovative Machine Vision Pty Ltd

Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia | Developments in TechnologySean Frendin – National Manager – FMS

Legends & Leaders of the IndustryJohn Malempre , ex President, the Institute of Quarrying, 2006-2007

Legends & Leaders of the IndustryDale Elphinstone, AO, Elphinstone Group

Legends & Leaders of the IndustryMary Thompson, CEO McLeod Rail

Komatsu Australia Developments in TechnologyTodd Connolly, General Manager, Construction Solutions 

Energy SavingsMichael Wiener, CEO, Outperformers

Caterpillar Australia Developments in TechnologyChris Barrett, Construction Technology Application Specialist

Legends & Leaders of the Industry Ron Kerr