Discover how others have built their METS business based on new approaches to collaboration and business growth.
Date: Monday 29 October 2018
Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm
Location: Melbourne Convention Centre
Learn about new or alternative avenues to grow your business using:
- METS Ignited Collaborative Project Funds
- the Advanced METS Doctoral Training Centre at the Newcastle Institute of Energy and Resources (NEIR).
- Accelerators and hackathons
Hear from METs companies who have:
- successfully leveraged funding grants
- participated in research and export markets
- redefined their strategy to win new contracts
- applied their core expertise to meet the needs of the mining sector
METS Ignited Collaborative Project Funds
Find out how METS companies are collaborating with mining companies to address mining challenges. Consortia across Australia are using the funding to develop collaborative, industry-led projects with clear commercialisation applications. The METS Ignited Project Fund is a $15.6m, four-year initiative to support, encourage and fund sector-wide collaboration. A panel of industry members will share their experiences. Contributors will describe the matched funding model; key attributes for successful collaboration.
Advanced METS Doctoral Training Centre
Find out how the recently established Advanced METS Doctoral Training Centre (METS DTC) at the Newcastle Institute of Energy and resources can transform your company into a global leader. In conjunction with industry, DTC aims to expand fundamental knowledge around mining challenges, develop industry engaged research leaders and support industry partners to identify the emerging opportunities in this globally focused sector encompassing mineral exploration, extraction and mining supply chain.
This session will include highlight details of the tailings conversion processes being developed through the METS doctoral Training Centre and other initiatives.
Accelerators and Hackathons
Hear from a panel of industry members who will share their experiences; the unexpected outcomes and reasons to get involved. Start-ups and Scale-ups have both benefited from these processes; find out how you also can get involved.
AusIMM Professional Development (PD)
Attending a workshop at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) will contribute up to 7.5 hours towards your professional development (PD).
AusIMM members are encouraged to engage in ongoing professional development (PD) throughout their career. Maintaining current knowledge and skills through PD activities is key to ensuring AusIMM members continue to be the leading professionals in the global resources sector.