Innovating in the Global Mining Industry - the effects of the Boom and Bust cycle

*Webinar Available* Jez has more than 36 years’ experience in the fields of R&D, Marketing, Commercial Management, Planning and Operations associated with Explosives and Blasting Technology. He joined what was then ICI, and which became Orica, in 1980 and has worked in South Africa, Canada, Australia, Germany and Singapore.
Innovating in the Global Mining Industry - the effects of the Boom and Bust cycle

Innovating in the Global Mining Industry – the effects of the Boom and Bust cycle.
This presentation will touch on:

  • The shape of the R&D portfolio. Customer/Market driven versus Technology driven?
  • Understanding explicit customer needs.
  • Understanding the customer’s organisation.
  • Dealing with the procurement arm of the customer’s organisation.
  • Testing and trialling new developments. The involvement of the customer.
  • Delivering tangible, unequivocal value and being rewarded for it.
  • The absolute need for data and measurement.
  • Orica’s overall approach.

Jeremy (Jez) Smith, Chief Scientist, Orica Limited                                      
Jez has more than 36 years’ experience in the fields of R&D, Marketing, Commercial Management, Planning and Operations associated with Explosives and Blasting Technology. He joined what was then ICI, and which became Orica, in 1980 and has  worked in South Africa, Canada, Australia, Germany and Singapore. His most recent previous roles include Group Executive and President Strategic Marketing and Technology, Orica Limited, Executive Global Head of R&D, Orica Limited and Executive Vice - President Marketing and Technology, Orica Mining Services. Jez has held a number of Board positions and currently serves on the Board of Orica Explosives Research, Orica Explosives Technology, Orica International Intellectual Property and Mineral Carbonation International. Jez currently sits on the CSIRO Manufacturing Sector Advisory Council and was a previous Chair. He also a member of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay/Monash Research Advisory Council.

Date
11 / 09 / 2018 - 05:30 pm to 07:00 pm
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AEST
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Registration Closes
11 / 09 / 2018 04:00 pm
Venue
Engineers Australia Newcastle
Suite 3, Tonella Commercial Centre
125 Bull Street (entry via Dick St)
Newcastle West - Webinar Available
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Cost
Webinar
  • EA Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Society Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
  • Student Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Non-Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
Physical Location
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  • Society Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
  • Student Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Non-Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
Key Speaker(s)
Jeremy Smith
Host(s)
College Leadership and Management
Event Contact
  • Contact:
    Engineers Australia Member Services
  • Phone:
    1300 653 113
  • Email:
    memberservices@engineersaustralia.org.au
Maximum CPD Hours
1