Vanessa Torres

Vanessa Torres

Chief Technology Officer

South32

Vanessa Torres commenced as Chief Technology Officer of South32 in August 2018. Prior to this she was Vice President Operational Infrastructure for BHP's Western Australian Iron Ore operation.

She has over 26 years of global mining experience across both operational and commercial roles, and has held various senior roles at BHP and Vale in strategy, projects, business development, and operations. Vanessa holds a Doctorate and Master degrees in Minerals Engineering from the University of Sao Paulo, and a Bachelor of Science from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil. She was also a Visiting Scholar at the University of British Columbia, Canada, with her research focused on the application of Artificial Intelligence to the mining industry.

Vanessa Torres

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  • 08:30
  • Fri, 04 Nov
  • 08:30 - 10:50 AEDT
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  • 140 min
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  • Fri, 04 Nov
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  • Plenary
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  • BHP Plenary Theatre

Collaborating for Digital Transformation & the Future of Work

  • 08:30 - 08:35
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  • 5 min
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  • Fri, 04 Nov
Welcoming Remarks from Chair
  • 08:35 - 09:05
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  • 30 min
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  • Fri, 04 Nov
Industry Keynote Panel Discussion: Accelerating the Development and Commercialisation of the METS Industry to Promote Industry Innovation and Sustainability
  • 09:05 - 09:35
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  • 30 min
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  • Fri, 04 Nov
Mining Keynote Interview: Digital Transformation, Technology and Innovation, and the Role of People and Skills within Mining and Resources
  • 09:35 - 10:05
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  • 30 min
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  • Fri, 04 Nov
Keynote Panel Discussion: The DEI Make up of Mining’s Future Workforce
  • 10:05 - 10:50
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  • 45 min
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  • Fri, 04 Nov
Keynote Panel Discussion: Adapting to a More Digital and Connected Mine: What Capabilities are Required to Transform?

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