Siemens Minerals Week: international experts present global trends in mining digitalization

Together with its partners, the National Mining Society (SONAMI), the UC Anacleto Angelini Innovation Center, German Mining Network and Women in Mining (WIM), Siemens is proud to present “Siemens Mineral Week” from July 20-22.

This three-day virtual event will be broadcast on CNN Chile and will highlight the challenges faced by the mining industry and provide insight on global mining digitalization trends; such as artificial intelligence, IoT, Cloud, neural networks, and other technologies.

Siemens is pleased to welcome many speakers and panelists, including; Edgard Blando Rad, Undersecretary of Mining Chile; Tamara Leves, President of Women in Mining Chile; Diego Hernández, president of SONAMI; Miguel de la Ossa, CEO Minerals Peru and Chile, Víctor Gobitz, president of the Institute of Mining Engineers Peru; Sabine Dall”Omo, CEO of Siemens Southtern & Eastern Africa. Yun Zeng, Director of Business Development Siemens Minerals (Germany) will open Minerals Week.

In addition, Johannes Endres,Digital Business Americas, at Siemens USA, Manuel Valverde, Strategic Asset Manager at Anglo American Peru; Nhemias Bastos, IT Project Manager at Vale Brazil and the energy efficiency project for the application of pumps of the Candelaria Company will join the event.

As well, Fernando Alanis, CEO of Peñoles (Mexico); Dan Fodor, Head of Minerals Portfolio Management and R&D, Germany at Siemens; Matthew Wopata – IIoT / I 4.0 Analyst at IoT Analytics and Mauricio Gómez, Head of Digital Business of Minerals for Chile and Peru at Siemens, who together with other Head of Digitization from the mining world, will close the event with the panel challenges of the mining market: digitization and sustainability.

“This event will highlight the challenges and trends of the mining sector in many parts of the world, such as South Africa, Peru, Brazil, Chile, Australia, among other countries, through the voices of professionals from various mining companies”, says Miguel de la Ossa, CEO of Minerals for Peru and Chile at Siemens.

Tamara Leves, President of Women in Mining points out that “This will also be a space in which we will listen to prominent women in the sector talking about their important role from the perspective of digitization in mining.”

The activity also has the support as media partners of CNN Chile and Rumbo Minero Magazine.

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