Trent Smith

Trent Smith

Head of Autonomy & Operations Technology

Thiess

As Thiess’ Head of Autonomy & Operations Technology, Trent leads the autonomy strategy, governance and projects for Thiess globally. Since 2019, Trent has led Thiess’ autonomy team to identify opportunities, deploy and maximise performance from autonomous assets, including semi-autonomous tractor systems technology, autonomous haulage and drills. 

Trent has more than 20 years’ experience in the mining industry. He has worked across roles in engineering, business development and operations in Australia, Canada and Chile.

Trent Smith

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  • 11:15
  • Thu, 02 Nov
  • 11:15 - 13:30 AEDT
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  • 135 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
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  • Digital transformation
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  • Convergio Digital Transformation Theatre

Automation, Robotics & the Use of Drones

  • 11:15 - 11:20
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  • 5 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
Welcoming Remarks
  • 11:20 - 11:40
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  • 20 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
Benefits of OEM Agnostic Autonomy
  • 11:40 - 12:10
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  • 30 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
Panel Discussion: Lessons Learnt from Creating the World’s Largest Autonomous Mine
  • 12:10 - 12:30
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  • 20 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
Enabling the Successful Adoption of Mining Technology
  • 12:30 - 13:00
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  • 30 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
Panel Discussion: Deployment of Autonomous Equipment and Processes within Mining
  • 13:00 - 13:30
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  • 30 min
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  • Thu, 02 Nov
Industry Panel Discussion: Public and Private Collaboration for National Development and Testing Centres for Mining