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Shaping careers

AusIMM is committed to shaping the careers of mining professionals with our extensive calendar of professional development and networking opportunities. From technical mining conferences, leadership events to community events, there are countless ways to enhance your skills, develop industry connections and build your career with us.

Technical conferences

Covering all specific mining disciplines, our flagship conferences provide the latest technical knowledge and industry innovations to support your career development.

Featured events

Be inspired by thought leaders and network with experts and industry peers at our outstanding leadership events held throughout the year.

Community events

Our Community of Interest groups host regular local events as well as online webinars to up-skill mining professionals and provide networking opportunities with like-minded professionals.

Shape your career by attending an AusIMM conference or event

Open Pit Operators Conference 2021

Open Pit Operators Conference breaks new ground

For its 10th staging, AusIMM’s Open Pit Operators Conference will return in July 2021, unveiling the latest open pit mining advancements in both physical and digital formats. The conference will feature six expert keynote speakers, including Pieter Lottering, Deloitte’s principal in assets consulting. See what Pieter and his team are collaborating on to provide operational transformations.

Mill Operators Conference 2021

Modern mines from exploration to rehabilitation

Learn more about the upcoming Mill Operators Conference 2021 in our Q&A with conference co-chairs David Seaman and Katie Barns. David and Katie talk about the importance of showcasing operationally-focused papers and the latest developments in plant operations.

2021 Conference Series

Hybrid delivery

The hybrid model will enable delegates to experience all
the usual highlights of AusIMM conferences including
industry leading keynote presentations, outstanding
networking opportunities and a full trade exhibition.
Through a powerful virtual platform, Events OnAir,
delegates will be able to explore live and on-demand
content, interact in live streamed Q&A discussions and
engage virtually.

Why attend an AusIMM conference?

Technical content

Experience world class industry-leading keynote speakers, technical presentations and panel discussions – live or online in real-time

On demand access

All presentations will be recorded and available to watch for up to 3 months post event

Exhibition showcase

Explore the latest innovations and technologies on offer from leading edge organisations via a full trade exhibition and virtual booths


Attend face-to-face networking functions or interact with other attendees online via chat, video call, virtual one-on-one meetings and discussion groups

Other professional development opportunities

Chartered Professional Accreditation

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Digital Discovery Series

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