Pushing the boundaries: New frontiers in technology


Date(s) - Friday, 07/10/2016
All Day

Macedon Ranges Hotel & Spa


8 CPD Hours

Pushing the boundaries:
New frontiers in technology
One day conference



Friday, 7th October 2016




Macedon Ranges Hotel & Spa
652 Black Forest Drive, Macedon (see map)



The AIG Victoria Branch will hold one day conference in October 2016 on new developments in technologies as relevant to geoscience.

The days sessions will provide a forum for companies operating at the forefront of their fields to discuss and display innovative uses of technology and provide case studies.

Presentations will cover:

  • 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

Opportunities are available for sponsorship & advertising booths.


Thank you to our sponsors for supporting this conference

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Wojciech Wawrzyniak

3D printing for the geosciences
Steve Sullivan

Integrating disparate data to build your best geological model
Michael Ensly
Two Bulls

Visualising Geology with Augmented Reality
Tim Chalke
Mira Geoscience

Integrated interpretation – modelling geophysical data in terms of 3D geological domains
Richard Hillis

Coiled Tubing Drilling and Real-Time Sensing: Enabling ‘Prospecting Drilling’ in Mineral Exploration
Aaron Baensch

Real-time Geochemistry & Mineralogy: Mars Rover technologies landing on Earth
Bramley Turner-Jones

Smartphone innovations in field logging
Steve Micklethwaite
Monash University

Drones across the value chain – making the supergeo
Andrew Chapman
Australian UAV

Aerial mapping, survey and inspection services using cutting-edge drone technology
Tim Rawling

The role of strategic research infrastructure investment in driving innovation in geoscience research
Craig Hamlyn
ORE Research & Exploration
Advances in CRM technology and assay Methods
 Duncan Cogswell
Borehole Wireline Pty Ltd

Geophysical logging & Borehole Imaging – understanding the measurement
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Frank Trask
Mining & Process Solutions Pty Ltd

A step change in metal exploration target definition
Russell Birrell

Extracting more from geochemical samples – advances in understanding and analysis.
Nicholas Payne
Boart Longyear

The future of downhole data, geological data tools and sonic drilling

Click here to download the full program flyer.



To secure your place, please register via the online booking form below.
Early bird offer ends 15 September 2016.

Members $145 (early bird $130)
Non-members $195 (early bird $175)
Students $45
Unemployed Geoscientists $65

All prices include GST.

Please note, $155/night accommodation available at the venue for conference registrants.

For any questions or issues regarding registering through the website please contact our Bookings Team at


Further Information

For further information and to register your interest please contact:
Rodney Boucher
Phone: 0417 506 051
For any questions or issues regarding registering through the website please contact our Bookings Team at

Click here to download the event flyer and program.



Bookings are closed for this event.

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