J R LeemingA new keynote speaker has now been confirmed - J R Leeming.
Bob graduated with an honours degree in Mining Engineering and held management positions at a number of UK collieries before joining the UK’s Health and Safety Executive. With 30 years’ experience of mines regulation, Bob is currently HM Chief Inspector of Mines.
Kate du Preez and Jon Volkwein have been confirmed as additional Keynote Speakers.
Kate is the Queensland Commissioner for Mine Safety and Health and has over 16 years’ experience in operational mines in South Africa and Queensland.
Jon VolkweinJon retired from the United States Federal Government in 2011 after serving 37 years as a senior research scientist with the Department of Interior, Bureau of Mines and later with the Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s Mining Division.
Lee Shearer has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the 2017 Conference.
Lee heads the newly established NSW Resources Regulator responsible for compliance and enforcement functions across NSW mining and energy sectors, and for driving continuous improvement across all the regulatory functions of the Department of Industry.