Powering Innovation in Mining with Advanced Computing

Wed, Feb 16, 2022 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm AT
Status: Completed

This is the first session of an exciting, new series, entitled "Digital Transformation in Mining - How Advanced Computing Can Change Everything" hosted by SOSCIP, Compute Ontario, ACENET, PINQ2 and Calcul Quebec.

Our inaugural speaker is Charles Nyabeze, VP of Business Development and Commercialization at CEMI/MICA, who will share his insights on the rapidly changing nature of the mining industry in Canada and how emerging transformative technologies like AI are altering the innovation landscape.

Charles will paint a picture of what mining was, is, and can be, and how advanced computing resources have and will continue to make a difference in global competitiveness. He will discuss the challenges faced by the industry and how these challenges can be addressed with the adoption of advanced computing technologies, and most importantly the support to utilize them.

About Charles Nyabeze
Charles holds a Bachelor of Mining Engineering and a Masters in Business and Administration (MBA). As the Vice President of Business Development and Commercialization for the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation and for the Mining Innovation and Commercialization (MICA) Network, Charles endeavours to create long-term value for organizations and clients by identifying cross-sectoral business development opportunities with public and private client segments. Charles is passionate about identifying mechanisms to accelerate the diffusion and adoption of innovation into the mining sector. He is passionate about connecting innovation ecosystems and believes that disruptive solutions are a product of cross-pollinating innovation ecosystems.