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Sudbury to host digital mining conference

Forum will feature guest speakers, a tradeshow and networking opportunities
Sudbury will play host to a mining-industry conference taking a look at how mines adapt to digital technology. (File photo)

This Feb. 1, 2018, Sudbury will host Beyond Digital Transformation, a mining-industry conference where stakeholders will discuss challenges and requirements associated with going digital.

Presented by consulting firm PACE Inc., the one-day event will feature keynote speakers, a tradeshow, and networking opportunities.

Featured guest speakers include: 

  • Greg Sandblom, operation and business technology, Sudbury Integrated Nickel
  • Sean McCarthy, engineering superintendent, Barrick Gold Corp.
  • Patrick Marshall, manager of automation projects, Barrick Gold Corp.
  • Samantha Espley, general manager of mining and mineral processing, Technical Excellence Centre at Vale
  • Rick Howes, president and CEO, Dundee Precious Metals
  • Kevin Mcauley, manager of sustainable development and innovation, Glencore

The event will take place at Sudbury’s Steelworkers Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To register, or for more information, visit