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Shield-X Launch with BHP Billiton, Barrick Gold and Caterpillar
Fri. 28 April 2017, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm AWST
Network with the heads of technology of our global industry partners BHP Billiton, Barrick, Caterpillar and find out why they are involved with this challlenge.
Registrations from 5pm with Keynotes starting at 5.30pm
Andrew Scott, Senior Director, Digital Mining, Barrick Gold
Carl Hendricks, Mining Solutions Region Manager,
Caterpillar Global Mining
James Keyes, Superintendent Mining Production, BHP Billiton
The Shield-X Challenge is a week long hardware hackathon kicking off at this event. Participants are challenged to design and prototype a 'Safe-Stop' wearable PPE device for autonomous mining equipment, with the chance to win over $20,000 in cash and attend a technology workshop with the Shield-X partners to assess their design
Participants can submit their prototypes from anywhere around the world with space available for prototyping here in Perth at CORE.