Panel: Tomorrow's workforce - Enabling and cultivating our future miners

Panel: Tomorrow's workforce - Enabling and cultivating our future miners

28 Aug 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

AIMEX Conference Stage

Growth continues in mining, with demand for workers consistently rising as new or mothballed operations are given the green light, and existing mines expand. But how will the industry cope as labour demand exceeds supply?

This panel examines how the mining community can reinvent their approach to talent acquisition and retention for today’s agile, digital, mobile, analytical, and technologically-driven workforce in the mining sector. Join our panel of thought-leaders as they exchange ideas and share current thinking to prepare for tomorrows demands.

•Recruiting: Improving job quality and job and income security

•Educating schools: Creating new opportunities in the high-tech world

•Upskilling: Improving skills development

•Diversity: Accelerating efforts among employers, job training programs, and postsecondary institutions to expand the representation of women and diverse communities in the high-tech occupations that are redesigning the future



  • Rosemary Howard



    Mining Leaders Group

    Rosemary has over 30 years’ experience in executive leadership with a focus on technology, business and government. Leveraging this extensive...

  • Geoff Crittenden


    Chief Executive Officer

    Weld Australia

    Geoff Crittenden is a chartered engineer with over 30 years' experience and a diverse background. He started his career as an engineer in the British...

  • Jamie Frankcombe


    Chief Operating Officer

    Whitehaven Coal

    Jamie was appointed Executive General Manager – Operations in February 2013 and his title amended to Chief Operating Officer in June 2018. Jamie was...

  • Sharon Smith


    Chief Executive Officer


    Sharon Smith was appointed Chief Executive Officer of HVTC in 2013. Sharon has an outstanding record of achievement over 20 years as a senior...

  • Chris Gibbs Stewart


    Chief Executive Officer


    Chris has 30 years of experience in international business, industry development and general management. She has worked across a number of different...

Dates & Times
Tuesday 27 Aug 2019 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 28 Aug 2019 10am - 5pm
Thursday 29 Aug 2019 10am - 4pm
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