AIG VIC Presentations – Pushing the Boundaries Conference

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Pushing the Boundaries: New Frontiers in Technology – One Day Conference

October 7th 2016, Woodend Victoria

The conference sessions provided a forum for companies operating at the forefront of their fields to discuss and display innovative uses of technology and provide case studies. Presentations covered Augmented reality for the geosciences; 3D printing; Software and hardware; Geophysical & geochemical techniques; Drilling technologies, logging and modelling; Phone and tablet apps for the geosciences.


Richard Hillis, DET CRC
Coiled Tubing Drilling and Real-Time Sensing: Enabling ‘Prospecting Drilling’ in mineral exploration

Aaron Baensch, Olympus
Real-time geochemistry & mineralogy: Mars Rover technologies landing on Earth

Michael Ensly, Two Bulls
Visualising geology with Augmented Reality

Bramley Turner-Jones, Rocklogger
Smartphone innovations in field logging

Tim Chalke, Mira Geoscience
Integrated interpretation–modelling geophysical data in terms of 3D geological domains

Wojciech Wawrzyniak, Keech 3D
3D printing for the geosciences

Steve Sullivan, Maptek
Integrating disparate data to build your best geological mode

Tim Rawling, AuScope
The role of strategic research infrastructure investment in driving innovation in geoscience research.

Nicholas Payne, Boart Longyear
The future of downhole data, geological data tools and sonic drilling

Andrew Chapman, Australian UAV
Aerial mapping, surveying and inspection services using cutting-edge technology

Russell Birrell, Globe-Ex Solutions
Extracting more from geochemical samples – advances in understanding and analysis

Steven Micklethwaite, Monash Uni
Drones across the value chain – making the superego

Craig Hamlyn, ORE Research & Exploration
Advances in CRM technology and assay methods

Duncan Cogswell, Borehole Wireline
Geophysical logging & Borehole Imaging – understanding the measurement

Frank Trask, Mining & Process Solutions
A step change in metal exploration target definition