Maki Ikeda

Maki Ikeda

Head of Innovation, Product Development

BHP

Passionate about decarbonisation, technology innovation and challenging our ecosystem to think differently about sustainability and the future of our industries, Maki has spent a large part of her career in the Energy sector across operational, technology, innovation and strategy roles, and has expanded her reach in the broader Industrial space. 

She is currently Head of Innovation – Product Development within BHP Innovation Think & Act Differently. Her team has adopted an open innovation model, accelerating technology deployment and creating pathways for the integration of technologies required to build modern mines. Maki has extensive international experience, having worked in Latin America, North America, the North Sea and South East Asia, which has shaped her firm belief in the need for diversity in business. She holds a Diplome d’Ingenieur from Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France and a Master of Science in Reservoir Engineering from Stanford University, CA, USA.

Maki Ikeda

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  • 16:30
  • Tue, 31 Oct
  • 08:00
  • Thu, 02 Nov
  • 08:00 - 11:00 AEDT
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  • 180 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
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  • Plenary
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  • Plenary Theatre

Strengthening the Mining Innovation Ecosystem: Investment, Technology, Skills & Collaboration

  • 08:00 - 08:05
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  • 5 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
Welcoming from IMARC Plenary Emcee
  • 08:05 - 08:15
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  • 10 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
Keynote Address: Turbocharging Investment to Catalyze and Accelerate the Innovation Necessary for Mining to Support Societal Goals
  • 08:15 - 08:30
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  • 15 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
Keynote Interview: Understanding How Capital, Policy and Markets are Impacting Critical Minerals
  • 08:30 - 09:00
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  • 30 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
Keynote Panel Discussion: Connecting Technology and Investment: How this will Drive Innovation?
  • 09:00 - 09:35
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  • 35 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
Keynote Panel Discussion: Top Three Technology & Innovation Opportunities for Mining and METS
  • 09:35 - 09:50
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  • 15 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
Keynote Address: The Decarbonisation Revolution: Being Smarter Together is Critical to Enable our Mines of Tomorrow
  • 09:50 - 10:30
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  • 40 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
Keynote Panel Discussion: What is the Role of Culture & Collaboration in Driving the Mining Innovation?
  • 10:30 - 11:00
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  • 30 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
World Gold Council Panel Discussion: Talent and the Future of the Workforce for Gold Mining