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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


Australian Business Events Grants Program

We are excited to announce that Australian businesses are eligible for grant funding from $10,000 to $250,000 to attend AusIMM’s conferences in 2021. The Business Events Grant Program provides delegates, including buyers and sellers, with financial support to attend and participate at exhibitions, conferences and conventions.

Applications are now open and close on 30 March 2021. The program is demand driven and will only be open until all funding has been allocated.

Featured Event

International Women’s Day Events Calendar 2021

Join us to celebrate women in mining at AusIMM’s International Women’s Day (IWD) Event Series.

These special luncheons to be held in five Australian capital cities from 5-12 March 2021, will feature keynote presentations from Rabia Siddique in Perth, Prof. Caroline McMillen AO in Adelaide, Dr Cathy Foley AO in Sydney, Yemi Penn in Brisbane and Dr Kirstin Ferguson in Melbourne.

These anticipated keynote presentations will align with the 2021 IWD theme of #ChooseToChallenge to inspire attendees to challenge gender stereotypes, celebrate women’s achievements and collectively create an inclusive resources sector.

Featured Conference

Life of Mine Conference 2021

We're anticipating our biggest Life of Mine Conference yet! Join over 250 delegates from around the world to discuss the current and future challenges impacting the mining value chain. The conference will feature presentations from global experts, exciting networking events where you can meet and connect with like minded professionals and an exhibition showcasing the latest products and services. Registrations are now open, join us in Brisbane, Australia or online this April.

Featured Conference

Underground Operators Conference 2021

AusIMM’s Underground Operators Conference 2021 will set the benchmark for sharing underground operational experiences and industry best practice.

Delivered both in person and online, the outstanding technical conference will feature four internationally recognised keynotes and over 45 technical presentations.

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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