VIC | Dassault Systemes presents: Mining Innovation briefing #1 with Mining Plus

    September 20, 2017

    Mining Industry Series

    Dassault Systemes presents our four 2017 FACCI Mining Innovation Briefings


    Mining companies are increasingly focusing on innovation with the ultimate goal of creating fully automatized mining operations from mining, to processing and delivering the product to the end customer. They are progressing rapidly, and implementing innovation at an increasing pace.  This is a very exciting time!

    Mining Innovation briefing #1 with Colin McVie - Mining Plus - & Ravi Jain - Dassault Systemes 

    We are delighted to invite you to our exciting session with
     Colin McVie, Manager, Project Development at Mining Plus Pty Ltd. He will speak about innovation needs in the mining industry.

    Ravi Jain will also be joining us, he is the client executive at Dassault Systemes and currently manages business transformation engagements across all industry verticals in Australia. He will explain what "Transformative Mining Innovation" means and how it can overcome the current challenging business climate.


    Charles Vuillier, FACCI Mining Committee leader & ATC Williams Principal, will moderate the panel discussion.


    Not to mention that there will be a Dassault Systemes Virtual Reality demo booth.

    The session will be followed by a networking session with cheese & wine.




    Colin is a qualified Mining Engineer with over 18 years’ experience in both open pit and underground mining positions, coupled with a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Recent expertise has been developed in leadership and providing technical guidance for all levels of mining studies across various commodities (including Iron Ore, Copper, Gold, Coal, Phosphate, Lithium, and Molybdenum) and geographic regions. Previous expertise has been developed in large scale open pit mining operations & projects, and mine planning including ore reserve estimation, development and implementation of mining technology and mine development projects across the globe. Colin is experienced in life of mine scheduling, mining evaluations, operational planning and project management in large scale operations in Australia, South America, North America, Asia and Africa. 



    Ravi Jain is the client executive at DASSAULT SYSTEMES and currently manages business transformation engagements across all industry verticals in Australia. His areas of interest include platform technology for integration across business value chains and big data analytics to get insights in unlocking hidden value.  He is an experienced metallurgist and has extensive industry experience across Australia, APAC and EMEA markets.  He holds an engineering degree in Metallurgy and Materials Science along with MBA and Certificate in Applied Finance. 

    FACCI provides sponsorship opportunities for this session with speaking opportunities. Please click here to get the sponsorship kit. 

    To discuss any tailored partnership proposal please contact the FACCI VIC mining committee: 
    Verene Issautier, FACCI VIC State manager E |  T | 03 9027 5646


    Wednesday 20 September
    5:30 - 7:30pm

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