Metals & Mining Tech Fair

Technological and Digital transformation starts at Metals & Mining Tech Fair

17 - 18 february 2021
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About the event

TECHNOLOGICAL AND DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION has become a challenge for Metals & Mining companies to achieve long-term and sustainable development. The issues faced by the Metals and Mining companies — falling commodity prices, increasing costs, staff shortages — require breakthrough innovative solutions, while success of the companies depends on their ability to take advantage of such innovations and improve performance across the value chain. 

METALS & MINING TECH FAIR is an event for the Russian Metals and Mining companies and digital and technological solutions vendors, having its purpose to share experience, showcase the new digital and technological solutions, discuss approaches to transformations.

The following issues of the technological and digital transformation will be discussed at the event:
  • Key trends and the future of the technological and digital transformations in the Metals and Mining companies,
  • Russian and international Metals and Mining companies hands-on experience in implementing digital solutions,
  • New digital and technological solutions across the value chain (>5 hours of presentations from vendors/startups, 50+ companies from Russia, Australia, North and Latin Americas, and Israel).

The speakers are CEOs and senior executives of the Russian and international Metals and Mining companies and digital and technological solutions vendors.
 

Organizers & Partners

Agenda

Day 1

Day 2

 Technological and digital transformation is a key tool to overcome the existing challenges faced by metals & mining companies (falling commodity prices, increasing costs, staff shortages, etc.). How can we maximize the value of the digital and technological transformation? What can we gain from the experience of the Russian and international companies?
Moderator:

  • Grigory Rubin, Managing Director and Partner, BCG Moscow

Speakers: 

  • Christian Binder, Director, Process Development for Products and Technologies, Metals Business area, Metso Outotec
  • Alexey Ivanov, Senior Vice-President - Business Development, Evraz Holding
  • Alexey Kulichenko, Chief Financial Officer,Severstal 
  • Gaurav Nath, Managing Director and Partner, BCG London
  • Igor Sobolev, Deputy General Director, Executive Director (CEO), ALROSA
     

Review of the technological and digital solutions and possible effects in mining: pain points and possible effects across the value chain.

Speaker:

  • Mikhail Volkov, Managing Director and Partner, BCG Moscow

Presentation of one of the largest technological and digital solutions marketplace and showcase of some of 150+ world class digital solutions that Axora has for the customers in the mining and oil and gas industry. 3 example solutions will be highlighted in this presentation:
1. Conveyor foreign object detection with AI
2. Telematics platform for optimization of off-highway fleet productivity
3. Novel non-invasive medical screening for improved mining health & safet

 Speakers:

  • Joe Carr, Industry Innovation Director, Metals and Mining, Axora 
  • Mark Fraser, Account Director, Metals and Mining, Axora 
  • Dr Nick Mayhew, Chief Commercial Officer, Axora
  • Ritz Steytler, Chief Executive Officer, Axora
Vendors' Presentations of Technological and Digital Solutions
HALL 1
HALL 2

Speaker: Jeff More, President & CEO. Canada

Speaker: Farid Nigmatullin, General Director. Russia

Speaker: Kieran Hope, Founder and COO of Air Control Entech. UK

Speaker: Andrey Svirshchevsky, Solution leader. UK 

Speaker: Georgy Morales, Chief Commercial Officer. Russia

Speaker: Aleksey Orel, Director of development. Russia

Speaker: Evgeny Kolesnikov, Director of the Machine Learning Center. Russia

Speaker: Leonid Zhukov, Director of SITECH Subdivision of Zeppelin Russland OOO. Australia/Russia

Speaker: Gleb Mikulich, consultant. Europe

Speaker: Mark Fraser, account director at Axora.

A number of companies run into the problems of the long-term planning, while short-term plans run into numerous restrictions during execution and fail to be executed. How can we combine the long-term planning with the short-term one, and ensure the execution of the short-term plans?
Moderator:

  • Mikhail Volkov, Managing Director and Partner, BCG Moscow

Speakers:

  • Pat Lowery, Senior Advisor, BCG London
  • Rohin Wood, Managing Director & Partner, BCG Perth, Gamma
  • Aleksey Podkolsin, Production Planning Director of Severstal Russian Steel Division, Severstal 
  • Vladimir Trapezin, Director of Automation and Information Transformation of Production, Norilsk Nickel

 Technological and digital transformation requires the companies to combine new technological and digital solutions with human competencies. How can we develop the existing competencies and organize the internal processes to achieve a maximum and sustainable effect from the transformation?
Moderator:

  • Semyon Shchetinin, Managing Director and Partner, BCG Moscow


Speakers:

  • Thomas Reichert, Chairman Global Practices and Global Leader DigitalBCG, BCG New York

 A lot of metals & mining companies run their production based on the scattered data, without a common understanding of the current situation and taking into account a subjective opinion of foremen/executives. How can we set up the management system in metals & mining companies using data and analytics to achieve transparency and ensure maximum efficiency?
Moderators:

  • Mikhail Moguchev, Managing Director and Partner, BCG Moscow

Speakers:

  • Saad Hameed, Director of Operations for the first Integrated Remote Operations Centre, ArcelorMittal
  • Stanislav Gushchin, Head of the Production Process Dispatching Center, ALROSA
  • Tycho Moencks, Managing Director & Partner, BCG Johannesburg
  • Pavel Rastopshin, Managing Director, Zyfra LLC
Vendors' Presentations of Technological and Digital Solutions
HALL 1
HALL 2

Speaker: Dustin Angelo, President and CEO. Canada

Speaker: Shahrukh Shamin. Canada

Generally, large-scale transformations either fail to achieve the targets, or even deliver a negative result. How should we organize an operating model and change management system to ensure that transformation achieves its objectives?
Moderators:

  • Ekaterina Sycheva, Managing Director and Partner, BCG Moscow

Speakers:

  • Natalia Ionova, Vice President for Human Resources, EVRAZ
  • Anna Hamilton, Deputy Director of Human Resources, Severstal
  • Jim Hemerling, Managing Director & Senior Partner, BCG San Francisco
  • Sergey Kazantsev, Director for Digital Transformation, NLMK
  • Sergey Napolskikh, General Manager, Stoilensky GOK

Review of the technological and digital solutions and possible effects in mining: pain points and possible effects across the value chain.

Speaker:

  • Mikhail Volkov, Managing Director and Partner, BCG Moscow
Vendors' Presentations of Technological and Digital Solutions
HALL 1
HALL 2

Speaker: Lawrence Whittle, CEO of Parsable. USA/Australia

Speaker: Dror Bomsztayn. Israel

Speaker: Corey Vaughan, Managing Director - coFounder. Australia

Speaker: To be approved. Russia

Speaker:  To be approved. Russia

Speaker: Satwik Kommabhatla, Co-Founder and Director of Extended Reality at E3IQ. UK

Speaker: Maxim Podporin, Director of Business Consulting. Russia

Speaker: Andrey Vishnevkin, General Director. Russia

Speaker: Patrick Kuster. UK

Artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced analytics (AA) become an integral part of the operations management in Metals & Mining. How can we successfully implement AI and AA into day-to-day operations of the metals & mining companies and generate additional effects?
Moderator:

  • Dmitry Golovinski, Managing Director & Partner, BCG Moscow

Speakers:

  • Sylvain Duranton, Managing Director & Senior Partner, BCG Paris
  • JT Clark, Managing Director and Partner, BCG Calgary
  • Denis Novozhenov, Vice President, EVRAZ
  • Alexey Soldatenkov, Vice President, EVRAZ
  • Alexey Zakharov, Vice President for Innovation, Norilskyi Nickel
  • Leonid Zhukov, Head of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Sberbank

Digital and technological transformation is not feasible without an effective IT function. IT function should play a key role in the transformation. How can we make IT a partner of the digital and technological transformation, rather than an anchor or an obstacle?


Moderator:

  • Vadim Pestun, Expert Director and Partner, Head, BCG Platinion in the CIS

Speakers:

  • Sergey Dunaev,Information Technology Director, , General Director, «Severstal-Management», «Severstal-infocom»
  • Jens Elei, Managing Director, BCG Munich
  • Maxim Kadantsev, IT Director, ALROSA
  • Artem Natrusov, Vice President, EVRAZ
  • Gabor Szabo, Sr. Industry Executive for Central & Eastern Europe region, Microsoft
Vendors' Presentations of Technological and Digital Solutions
HALL 1
HALL 2

Speaker: Farid Nigmatullin, General Director. Russia 

Speaker: Mr. Liran Akavia, co-founder and COO.  Israel

Speakers: Mikhail Gusev, Chief Technology Officer;
Sergei Nikolaev, CEO. Russia

Speaker: Rustam Milanov, General Director. Russia 

Speaker: Alexander Wilson, PhD. Canada

Speaker: Georgy Kupriyanov, CEO. Russia