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The coming technological revolution offers to disrupt the mining sector, delivering step-changes in productivity, safety and environmental management that could radically change the way the industry operates.

MRIWA will host a panel of industry experts in a dynamic conversation seeking to unlock the challenges and opportunities of digital and technological innovation for the future mining industry workforce.

What to expect

The lively panel discussion will include contributions from:

Kerryl Bradshaw (Microsoft)

An accomplished business leader and senior executive, Kerryl drives digital transformation across the resources, utilities and manufacturing industries, and is a non-executive Director on the board of Infrastructure WA.

Mark Griffin (Future of Work Institute)

Mark is a leading expert on industrial workforce issues including safety, leadership, and productivity. He has conducted world-leading research in mining and other industries including transport, health, education, energy, and finance.

Melinda Hodkiewicz (UWA)

A respected engineering academic and pioneering educator, Melinda founded the UWA System Health Lab providing digitally-savvy students with opportunities to work on industry projects.

Michelle Keegan (South32)

Michelle is an experienced and highly respected mining industry innovator, overseeing the development and application of emerging technology solutions at major global miner South32.

Event details

Date: Thursday 25 February

Time: 3.00-5.00pm


Mineral House Theatrette

100 Plain Street

Perth, WA 6004


Please register to attend the event. Places are limited.

If you are unable to attend, please cancel your registration or contact

The safety of attendees is our highest priority and every effort will be made to ensure the venue abides by current regulations.

MRIWA also asks all attendees to ensure they follow current guidelines and advice on physical distancing and good personal hygiene practices.

Do not attend this event if you feel unwell or are experiencing flu-like symptoms.

For information about COVID-19 measures and restrictions, please visit the Western Australian Government COVID-19 website.

Page was last reviewed 17 August 2021

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