Programme

QuarryNZ 2024 ConferenceThe Future is Digital: Navigating Shifts in Technology
Focus: Embracing the digital transformation, understanding the impact of AI, IoT, and other technological advances in quarrying, and preparing the workforce for a tech-centric future.

CPD: 4 hours restricted CPD hours and up to 14 1/2 hours of Unrestricted CPD hours available:

  • For attending the conference (restricted) – 4 hours
  • All plenary sessions including the field trip (unrestricted) – actual sessions attending up to 13 hours
  • IOQ AGMs (1hr CPD) and AQA AGMs (30 mins CPD)

PLEASE NOTE: Exhibitor draws Friday lunchtime – delegates are only eligible to win one prize, if your name is called out again then a redraw will commence.

Wednesday 17 July 2024

8:00amRegistration opens
12:00pmLunch in exhibition area
12:00pmExhibition area opens
1:00 – 1:30pmAQA AGM (30 mins CPD) – Energy Events Centre
1:30 – 2:30pmIOQ NZ AGM (1 CPD hour) – Energy Events Centre
2:30 – 4:30pmInteractive Sessions
5:45pmMake your way to the Terra Cat Welcome Dinner
6:00pmPre-Dinner Drinks
7:00pmTerra Cat Welcome Dinner
11:00pmDinner concludes

Thursday 18th July 2024

7:15amRegistration and Exhibition opens
7:15 – 8:00amBreakfast for delegates and exhibitors served in the Exhibition Area
Sponsored by Fluiconnecto Ryco
8:00 – 8:15amWelcome by the IOQ President and AQA CEO
8:15 – 9:00amKeynote Address: Justin Flitter – NZ AI
Sponsored by Prime Pump
9:00 – 9:30amInstitute of Quarrying Australia address
9:30 – 10:00amAdvances in Global Navigation Satellite Systems – Rodney Pilbrow – Pilbrow Surveying
10:00 – 10:30amMorning Tea served in the Exhibition Area
10:30 – 11:00am Aggregate potential mapping – Ross Copland – Infrastructure Commission & Matt Hill – GNS
11:00 – 11:30amWashing 4.0 – Harvesting and using process data to maximise productivity, yield and business decisions – Daniel Webb – CDE Group
11:30 – 12:00pmMetso Digitisation – Garth Taylor – MIMICO
12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch served in the Exhibition Area
1:00 – 1:40pm Learnings from Woodstock 99 – Jodie Goodall – Organizational reliability
Sponsored by Komatsu
1:40 – 2:30pmPanel Discussion – Health & Safety
2:30 – 3:00pmAfternoon tea served in the Exhibition Area
3:00 – 3:30pm Blasting Optimisaton through GPS and MWD drilling – Daniel Leemeyer – RedBull Powder Co.
3:30 – 4:00pmTerra Cat presentation
4:00 – 4:30pmPaper 9
4:30 – 6:00pmReal Steel Hard Rock Happy Hour – Energy Events Centre – Exhibition Area
FREE NIGHT

Friday 19th July 2024

7:15amRegistration and Exhibition opens
7:15 – 8:00amBreakfast for delegates and exhibitors served in the Exhibition Area
Sponsored by Fluiconnecto Ryco
8:00 – 8:30amWashing without water and without dust to produce premium manufactured concrete sand – Bram Smith – Kayasand
8:30 – 9:00am TDX Ltd presentation
9:00 – 9:30amOrica Presentation
9:30 – 10:00am Agnostic Fleet Management Solution for Quarry and Large Construction Projects – Aaron Marsh – Komatsu
10:00 – 10:30am Morning Tea served in the Exhibition Area
10:30 – 11:15amFit-for-Future Quarrying Research Project – Dr Paul Sutton
11:15 – 12:30pmPanel DiscussionWorkforce Development issues
12:30 – 1:30pmLunch served in the Exhibition Area
1:30 – 2:00pm The road to autonomous operation – Steve Franklin – Eltirus Australia
2:00 – 3:15pmPanel Discussion – What are the barriers to uptake of technology in the Quarrying sector and what can we do about it?
3:15 – 3:30pmInvite to QuarryNZ Conference 2025 in Hamilton
5:45pmMake your way to the TDX Ltd Awards Dinner
6:00pmPre-Dinner Drinks
7:00pmTDX Ltd Awards Dinner
11:00pmDinner Concludes

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Address for Communications

Positive Events Plus
Melissa Bahler
Event Manager
PO Box 10668
The Terrace
Wellington
Mobile: 027 664 3080
positiveeventsplus@xtra.co.nz