Vancouver to Host the 3rd Global Mining IT and Communication Summit

Revolutionary IT and communication technologies defining the future of the mining industry worldwide will be the focal point of discussion

Online PR News – 06-July-2014 – Vancouver, Canada – What has information technology brought for the mining industry in 2014, and what are the forecasts for 2015? How are shifting trends in IT and communication reshaping the face of the mining sector worldwide? Bringing to the fore various opportunities in the global Mining - IT strata, Fleming Gulf Conferences will organize it's 3nd edition of the much acclaimed Global Mining IT and Communication Summit on 5-6 November this year in Vancouver, Canada.

The event will convene professionals associated with IT operations to achieve technological excellence across the mining value chain. In 2013, the 2nd edition was well received by over 100 delegates from across the globe. This year the conference will take things to the next level by providing solid facts, information and enlightening discussions to help mining firms select and implement best IT practices to improve productivity, communication across mines, tracking, exploration and security.

Technologies like 3D Printing to have the potential to revolutionize mining at remote locations, satellite imaging is an important tool for ore mapping and exploration. Additionally, wireless communication technologies, security infrastructure, IT-OT convergence, business intelligence and big data are the current buzzwords for the global mining sector. These topics will be discussed in length by CIOs and IT Heads from mining companies as well as technology providers and academia. The summit will also include a peer-to-peer discussion where attendees will engage in round table discussions on current requirements and KPIs to help IT perform better.

The summit is sponsored by renowned technology providers like Illumiti, Hitachi, Airbus Defense and Space, Spatial Dimension, Schneider Electric, ITC Global, and AppCentrica.