About the Conference

Mining Industry is transforming at a faster pace than ever before, with innovation being top on agenda, mining companies are pursuing various methods to overcome challenges that can help them survive and thrive in the era of disruption.

After a successful first edition, Smart Mining 2.0, comes with various exciting opportunities for mining executives to engage in insightful conversation and get encountered with modern technologies that can guarantee lower costs, greater production efficiencies, reduced environmental impact and workforce safety.

What will you Experience


Inspiring Presentations from Industry leaders and Experts


Transformational Technologies Proving to be Business Game Changer


Mining Connects with Startups


Opportunity to Leverage your Time and Learn from Best Minds in Mining


Interactive Roundtable Discussions to Ignite your Thinking and Experience Innovative Solutions

Who Will You Meet

Meet with SVPs, VPs, CIOs, CSOs, CISOs, Directors, Managers, Senior Managers, Specialists, Supervisors and Leaders of:

  • IT & Communication
  • Data Management
  • Information Systems
  • Process Control & Automation
  • Shared Services
  • Network Security
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Innovation
  • Blockchain
  • Startups

Meet Our Speakers & Smart Committee


  • Elena Mayer

    CEO& President Women Who Rock , Client Relationship Senior Manager-Mining

    PwC Canada

  • Shannon Katary

    Director of Marketing & Communications

    Maestro Digital Mine

  • Raffi Jabrayan

    Manager Digital Innovation Projects

    Dundee Precious Metals

  • Joe AbiDaoud

    Vice President Information Technology

    Yamana Gold Inc.

  • Dr. Nathan Stubina

    Vice President Technology

    Sherritt International

  • Adil Mehmood

    Head of IT

    Lundin Mining

  • Dr. Sean Dessureault

    Chief Innovation Evangelist Mine Site Technologies


  • Tejas Kashyap

    Mineral Resource Specialist

    Government of the Northwest Territories

  • Martin Palacios

  • Terry Cutler

    Vice President Cybersecurity


  • Ariel Avitan

    Chief Commercial Officer & Co-Founder
  • Andreas Rompel

    President & CEO

    Jourdan Resources Inc.

  • Detour Gold


  • Dentons Canada

  • Prof. Roussos Dimitrakopoulos

    Professor & Canada Research Chair

    McGill University

  • Denis Laviolette

    GoldSpot Discoveries, CEO
  • Nelson Bodnarchuk

    Director Health & Safety

    Torex Gold Resources Inc.

  • George Hemingway

    Partner - Head of the Innovation Practice

    The Stratalis Group

Smart Committee

  • Lino Cafazzo

    CIO & Vice President

    Agnico Eagles Mines

  • Chris Burgess

    Director Innovation & Transformation

    Yamana Gold Inc.

  • Herman Lombard

    Consulting Director

    PwC Canada

  • Hakan Kutluay


    Eldorado Gold

  • Bulent Demir

    Manager Information Technology

    Eldorado Gold

  • Susmin Patel

    Director IT


  • Bashir Fancy

    Managing Director & Thought Leader

    Cybersecurity Task Force

Be Our Partner

Smart Mining 2.0” offers you the chance to connect with your audience face to face. We offer wide range of partnership packages that gives you the opportunity to showcase your solutions and build business.

Our customized packages include:

> Thought-leadership session

> 1-on-1 Business Meetings

> Exhibition Space

> Digital and Onsite Branding… and much more

To get your Partnership Pack – Write to: hello@ikonnect.world

Co-Located Event


iKonnect proudly collaborates with Center of Excellence in Mining Innovation to bring their first “Future of Deep Mining 2019” Conference.

Future of Deep Mining Conference 2019 will bring together a large array of deep mine operators, solution providers, members of the mining research community, and those within allied industries wanting to learn more about the opportunities within this emerging marketplace.

Support Our Event

We would like to invite you to support our event to your network and spread the world about Smart Mining 2.0.
Don’t worry, its free of charge! To sign up for a media partnership

Ask for the Agenda

Please request your copy of agenda here

Event Venue

One King West Hotel & Residences, Downtown, Toronto

To visit the website, click here

Registration Fees

Please note the registration prices are for professionals from Mining company only.

If you are a solution provider/consultant and wish to participate in the event, please drop us an email to discuss further.

REGISTRATION TYPEStandard Fee (in US Dollars)
Single Attendee$ 1200
Group Attendees
If you wish to register a group of 2 or more persons, please send us an email mentioning code GRSM02 to avail a group discount.


Book Your Seat

Avail a Group Discount! If you wish to register a group of 2 or more persons, please mention code GRSM02 in your email subject line when sending your booking confirmation to us.

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