“I enjoyed the opportunity to network and strengthen
my existing networks. It was a great event!”

Belinda Spratt, Queensland University of Technology

Industry Conference

MONDAY 17 JUNE
0800-0900 REGISTRATION (tea & coffee served)
0900-0930 Opening ceremony
0930-1030 The Groundwater Challenge
Professor Craig T. Simmons
National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training
1030-1100 MORNING TEA
1100-1130 Optimising the use of pumping stations in a wastewater network
Dr Christina Burt
Water Corporation
1130-1230 Intelligent Sensing for Urban Water Systems
Associate Professor Rachel Cardell-Oliver
The University of Western Australia
1230-1330 LUNCH
1330-1430 Simultaneous stochastic optimization of mining complexes / mineral value chains
Assistant Professor Amina Lamghari
University of Quebec, Canada
1430-1500 Open up your world with APR.Intern
Tracey McClurg
APR.Intern
1500-1530 AFTERNOON TEA
1530-1630 Network Optimisation in the Access Design for Underground Mines
Professor Emeritus Doreen Thomas FTSE, FIEAust
The University of Melbourne
1630-1700 Poster Session
1700-1800 WELCOME RECEPTION
TUESDAY 18 JUNE
0730-0930 BUSINESS BREAKFAST sponsored by BHP

Attracting and retaining the best STEM talent to the mining, oil & gas, agriculture & water sectors in a competitive labour market

0930-1030 Optimizing Mine Planning and Operations
Professor Rafael Epstein
Universidad de Chile
1030-1100 MORNING TEA
1100-1130 Mining Industry Case Study: Introduction
1130-1230 Mining presentation
1230-1330 LUNCH
1330-1400 Optimisation opportunities to unlock further value from mine automation
Tarrant Elkington
Snowden
1400-1500 Optimisation challenges in mineral and energy resource applications
Professor Peter Dowd
University of Adelaide
1500-1530 AFTERNOON TEA
1530-1630 Mining Industry Case Study: Workshop
1630-1700 Mining Industry Case Study: Workshop
1730-1900 Optional Informal offsite dinner
WEDNESDAY 19 JUNE
0830-0900 REGISTRATION (tea & coffee served)
0900-1000 Dan Sutherland
Biarri EMI
1030-1100 A bilevel programming model for a problem of market regulation: application to the Mexican petrochemical industry
Professor Martine Labbé
Universite Libre de Bruxelles
1030-1100 MORNING TEA
1100-1200 Optimising the layout of a chemical process plant
Professor Maria Garcia de la Banda
Monash University
1200-1230 Control of complex intersection areas in transient gas networks
Mark Turner
Zuse Institute Berlin
1230-1330 LUNCH
1330-1400 Agriculture presentation
WA Water Corporation
1400-1500 Threshold Risk and Uncertainty Quantification in Environmental Modelling
Professor Jerzy A. Filar
Centre for Applications in Natural Resource Mathematics, The University of Queensland
1500-1530 AFTERNOON TEA
1530-1600 Australian Actuaries Climate Index (AACI)
Pulkit Jain
Finity
1600-1730 Hands-on session: Optimising crop rotation schedules
Dr Alysson M. Costa & Simon Bowly
The University of Melbourne

The program outline is a guide only and subject to change

Share your research

Showcase your research to the optimisation community and build your networks.  Submit your abstract (max 200 words) for the poster session on Day 1 or workshop talks on Day 4 & 5.

Workshops

Time THURSDAY 20 JUNE
0730-0900 REGISTRATION (tea & coffee served)
0900-0930 Bilevel programming, Stackelberg games and pricing problems
Professor Martine Labbé
Universite Libre de Bruxelles
1000-1030 Workshop talks
1030-1100 MORNING TEA
1100-1230 Workshop talks
1230-1330 LUNCH
1330-1500 Workshop talks
1500-1530 AFTERNOON TEA
1530-1700 Workshop talks
1700-1730 RELOCATE
1730-1900 Optional Informal offsite dinner
Time FRIDAY 21 JUNE
0730-0900 REGISTRATION (tea & coffee served)
0900-0930 Invited keynote presenter
1000-1030 Workshop talks
1030-1100 MORNING TEA
1100-1230 Workshop talks
1230-1330 LUNCH

The program outline is a guide only and subject to change