Hyatt Regency Perth | 17-21 JUNE

Three day conference | Two day research workshop

Discover New Knowledge and Possibilities

Optimisation is an increasingly crucial field for industry to drive growth and profitability. Now in its third year, AMSI Optimise moves to Perth, bringing together industry leaders from the natural resources sector, academic experts and the nation’s current postgraduate talent. The event provides a platform to understand industry drivers and foster research collaborations, connecting business with Australia’s future workforce.

The themes of the 2019 conference are Mining, Oil & Gas, Agriculture & Water.


This event will comprise a three-day industry-focused conference, followed by a two day research workshop. The symposium features expert and end-user talks, international guest speakers, collaboration showcases, industry challenge sessions and tutorials.


Intelligent Sensing for Urban Water Systems


Business Breakfast sponsored by BHP

Attracting and retaining the best STEM talent to the mining, oil and gas, agrculture and water sectors


  • Rafael Epstein Professor, Universidad de Chile

    Optimizing Mine Planning and Operations

  • Doreen Thomas Professor Emeritus, University of Melbourne

    Network Optimisation in the Access Design for Underground Mines

  • Craig Simmons Director, National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training

    The Groundwater Grand Challenge

  • Pulkit Jain Senior Consultant, Finity Consulting

    Australian Actuaries Climate Index (AACI)

  • Martine Labbé Professor, Université Libre de Bruxelles

    Bilevel programming, Stackelberg games and pricing problems

  • Maria Garcia De La Banda Professor, Monash University

    Optimising the layout of a chemical process plant

  • Dan Sutherland CEO, Biarri EMI

    Opportunities for Optimisation in Oil and Gas & Considerations for Uptake

  • Amina Lamghari Assistant Professor, University of Quebec

    Simultaneous stochastic optimization of mining complexes / mineral value chains

Travel Grants

AMSI Optimise offers two types of grants to help students and early career researchers from AMSI member institutions cover the cost of their travel, accommodation, and/or child care fees (key eligibility criteria applies).