Geohug: Coffee Webinar Session – 26th November

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Geohug: Coffee Webinar Session – 26th November


Date(s) - Friday, 26/11/2021
11:00 am AEDT




Friday, 26th Nov, 2021



11.00AM – Cam Knight – Stand-up Comic
11.10AM – Michelle Ash – Dassault Systèmes GEOVIA – Global orebody knowledge.
11.50PM – Happy Hour – Q&A + Networking

Our guest speakers

Michelle Ash, Dassault Systèmes GEOVIA

Michelle Ash, CEO of Dassault Systèmes GEOVIA, has made significant contributions to the mining sector with a focus on Innovation Strategy, Technology and Digital Transformation.

Highly passionate about Mining and the Natural Resources industry, Michelle remains focused on helping mining to evolve through digital transformation and the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, to help deliver sustainable solutions to the sector.

As Chair of the Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG), Michelle has contributed to develop best practices and guidelines for the implementation of technology and socially enabled changes in the mining industry. She is also on the board or advisory board of several start-ups such as Railveyor, OffWorld, Behault and MineSpider, and part of industry boards in Canada and Australia such as CMIC, AUSIMM International and Mirarco.

Previously she was Chief Innovation Officer at Barrick Gold Corporation where she oversaw the company’s innovation program, looking both at how innovation can drive productivity in the existing business as well as how it can be harnessed to deliver alternative business models.

Michelle was named to the 2016 list of “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” by Women in Mining UK and won the Technology Innovator of the Year Award by Mines and Technology in 2019. She holds a degree in Civil Engineering and an Executive MBA from the Melbourne Business School; as well as a degree in Psychology from Deakin University.



Cam Knight
Cam has been an actor and stand up comedian for the past 16 years and was the co-host of a brand new show on Channel 9 called Unreal Estate alongside Kate Langbroek in 2016. He has regularly appeared on the Today show, co-hosted Studio 10 on Channel 10 and can be heard as a weekly co-host on Triple M’s Merrickville and The Weekenders with Dan Ginane in Sydney.