MineDigital competition of mining digitalisation technologies, equipment and projects will be organised as part of the Mining Goes Digital Conference.

Participation in the competition is an opportunity to receive the recommendations from leading experts, attract potential clients, partners or investors. Promote the projects to the MINEX Kazakhstan forum’s audience.

The Competition will help IT and Technology companies, start-ups and IT divisions of Mining and Metallurgical enterprises to promote the ideas and working prototypes of digital and robotisation technologies.

The objective of the competition is a practical assessment of innovative solutions and technologies for the digital transformation of mining enterprises in Kazakhstan and Central Asia.

Competition Sections

  • Exploration
  • Ecology, waste processing
  • Automation
  • Geotechnology
  • Engineering
  • Open cast mining
  • Underground mining
  • Enrichment
  • Energy and energy efficiency
  • Industrial Safety

Speaker applications must be submitted before 9 October 2020.

How the competition will be organised?

Projects accepted for presentation at the competition will be announced in the forum program and website.

When: The competition will be held on 11 November 2020.

Where: Radisson Astana, Nur-Sultan, Sary Arka Avenue 4. Sary-Arka 3 Hall

Participants will be offered 10 minutes to present the project and answer jury’s questions. Presentations will be translated simultaneously into English and recorded on video.

Upon completion of the presentations, the jury will convene in a closed meeting to select the winners (1st, 2nd and 3rd place). The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony, which will be held on 12 November 2020 at the Radisson Astana hotel. The winners will be awarded with the Competition diplomas and prizes.

The winners will be awarded with the Competition diplomas and prizes. Presentations presented at the competition will be published in the post event report, which will be distributed after the forum among the MINEX Kazakhstan 2020 Forum participants and MINEX Forum subscribers.

What do contestants gain?

  • You will have an opportunity to attract attention of potential buyers, partners and investors.
  • You will be able to receive advice and professional coaching leading experts.
  • You will be able to disseminate information about your project and receive feedback from professional audience attending the Forum.
  • Successful projects will be nominated for MineDigital awards and listed in the Forum special report.

Provided equipment and services

  • Equipment provided: projector, screen, laptop, clicker/presenter, lectern, microphones, audio system, translation headsets.
  • English-Russian simultaneous.

Participation Terms

Options  Masterclasses Mining Goes Digital conference Forum + Mining Goes Digital conference Masterclasses + Forum + Mining Goes Digital conference Presentation at the competition without participating in the forum
Business rate 200 USD
75 000 KZT
325 USD
125 000 KZT
650 USD
250 000 KZT
800 USD
300 000 KZT
150 USD
55 000 KZT
Academic rate 100 USD
39 000 KZT
165 USD
60 000 KZT
325 USD
125 000 KZT
400 USD
150 000 KZT
150 USD
55 000 KZT

Admission for exhibitors and sponsors is complimentary (as per agreed packages)

MineDigital presentation package includes the following benefits:
  • Possibility of presenting of up to 2 projects (the total duration of the presentation of each project should not exceed 10 minutes, including answers to the jury’s questions).
  • Publication of the speaker profile in the forum catalogue, on the website and in the mobile application.
  • Use of a conference room equipped with a screen, projector, sound system and simultaneous translation into English / Russian.
  • Using a mobile application to organize meetings.
  • Video recording of the presentation.
  • Publication of the project in the report after the event.

Registration deadline:

Speaker applications for the Forum, the Mining Goes Digital conference and at the MineInvest, MineDigital and MineTech competitions must be submitted before 9 October 2020.

Payment: 

The fees can be paid by debit or credit card (via Stripe or PayPal) or Bank Transfer.

Discounts: 

Pay before 31 January to receive 10% discount (excluding Gala Dinner)

Admission: 

Organisers reserve the right to refuse entry to delegates or exhibitors who have failed to pay the fee prior to the Forum.

Cancellation policy for speakers confirmed before 13 March 2020:

Speaker substitution can be made at any time.  Speaker cancellations submitted in writing to admin@minexforum.com before 13 March 2020 will be subject to 30% administration fee. No refunds will be made after 13 March 2020. At the discretion of the Forum organisers a credit note can be issued in case of cancellation received after 13 March 2020.

Cancellation policy for speakers confirmed after 13 March 2020:

Speaker substitution can be made at any time.  Speaker cancellations submitted in writing to admin@minexforum.com before 15 October 2020 will be subject to 30% administration fee. No refunds will be made after 15 October 2020. At the discretion of the Forum organisers a credit note can be issued in case of cancellation received after 15 October 2020.

No later than 9 October 2020, the speaker (or his / her assistant) are required to complete speaker form and provide the following information: speaker’s photo, biography (up to 150 words), title of the presentation, brief summary of the presentation (up to 200 words).

No later than 26 October 2020, email to slides@minexforum.com presentation slides for publishing in the Mobile app. In the subject please indicate “Slides for MINEX Kazakhstan 2020 mobile app”. Slides must be sent in 4:3 standard slide size in PPT, PPTX or PDF. If the file size exceeds your allowed email parameters, speakers can send it via a service such as https://wetransfer.com, or by sending a link to the file to the following address: slides@minexforum.com.

No later than 30 October 2020, email to slides@minexforum.com for projection on the screen. In the subject please indicate “Slides for MINEX Kazakhstan 2020 screen presentation”. Slides must be sent in 4:3 standard slide size in PPT, PPTX or PDF. If the file size exceeds your allowed email parameters, speakers can send it via a service such as https://wetransfer.com, or by sending a link to the file to the following address: slides@minexforum.com.

Slide Requirements

The working languages of the forum are Russian and English. When preparing speeches and presentation slides, speakers can use either one or both languages. Only one presentation file can be presented on the screens. For the simultaneous use of two languages in the presentation, speakers can divide the slides into two parts, presenting the content of each slide in Russian and English.