MiningTech South America (https://www.miningtechsouthamerica.com/), a global technology focused mining conference and exhibition connecting technology firms, miners and investors will be returning to Santiago, Chile from 15 – 16 April 2019 following a successful debut in 2018
Key highlights from the 2018 edition and attendee feed back
MiningTech South America is part of the global MiningTech Conference Series that spans 3 locations across Latin America, Africa and Australia. Chile is the only stop in South America and the 2018 event was attended by over 150 attendees from the Latin America region and beyond, including technology and innovation representatives from majors such as Codelco, Rio Tinto, Barrick Gold, Vale and so on. A wide array of topics were discussed at the conference, ranging from robotics, automation, radio communications, drone technology, IT security, IoT and supply chain. A diverse range of services and products were showcased at the exhibition area such as video surveillance security, eye tracking software solutions, geological modelling software and integrated technologies for drilling processes. Feedback from attendees highlighted both the high quality of the speakers and the attendees. In addition, what makes MiningTech South America special to them include:
- Great networking opportunities
- High level discussions
- Opportunity to understand and meet the relevant decision makers from the Chilean and South American mining and technology industry.
Mario Marchese, General Manager, Codelco Tech (Chile) noted that ‘It was a couple of great days at MiningTech South America discussing about digital transformation. Excellent opportunity to hear from mining companies on what they are working on, exchange ideas and expand networks. A good start and thanks Spire Events for organizing this event’.
Diego Dominguez, Regional Manager, LATAM (South Region), Hytera Communications said ‘MiningTech South America is a very nice and focused event. I had the opportunity to speak to key mining stakeholders from Chile and the region so it is very valuable to us’.
What to expect for the 2019 edition
MiningTech South America will continue to highlight current technological trends and developments affecting the South American and wider global mining industry through a distinguished line-up of speakers from the mining, technological and financial sector. IT and technological companies will also showcase their latest innovations that will enhance the productivity and operations of mining companies.
Sponsors confirmed for the 2019 edition so far include:
- Wenco International Mining Systems, which provides solutions for mines to monitor, control and improve performance
- Hytera Communications, a leading global provider of Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) Communication solutions (Hytera is a returning sponsor) International attendees will also be at the event to offer alternative perspectives on technological trends affecting mining from their own experiences in their regions, making MiningTech South America a truly international exchange of ideas and learning for all attendees.
Spaces are still available for sponsors, exhibitors and delegates who wish to be a part of MiningTech South America. Delegates can enjoy discounts of up to $400 with the early bird pricing.
Enquiries can be sent to Mahesh via email at email@example.com or phone at +65 6717 8500.