Additional Events

There are additional events happening simultaneously with the conference program. These are all included in the delegate ticket - and the replay - so don't worry, you don't have to miss a thing.

Value Mine

Value Mine

Does your company deliver value that matches the current need in the mining industry?

ValueMine is a workshop event for mining companies and suppliers to the mining industry. The workshop focuses on future mining and digitalization of process industry ecosystems. Where process industry companies needs are lifted and the possibilities are created for suppliers to match those needs with value proposition.
The day will bring possibilities and opportunities for business, business-match-making and networking outside your own country borders.

9:00 Registration to the workshop
Program and Opening speech
Digitalization of the mining and process industry
Supporting digitalization of mining & process industry ecosystems – developing service ecosystems among process industry and suppliers 
Industry co-operation – from mechanics to cloud
Process industry – challenges in the mining industry and the need of new innovative services 
12:00 Lunch break
Innovative suppliers in the northern countries – services and cooperation for the mining industry
Time for business and cooperation – meeting forum between suppliers and process industry 

The workshop is an activity within the DigiProcess project. It is an Interreg project in collaboration between Lapland UAS (Lapin ammattikorkeakoulu Oy) which is the project owner and IUC Norr, Luleå University of Technology, Oulu University, NIHAK (Nivala-Haapajärvi Subregion Association) and Kemin Digipolis technical park.

Women in Mining

Women In Mining

Networking lunch seminar with interesting speakers from industry and research community.

WOMEN IN MINING (WIM) is a nationwide organization composed of individuals employed in, associated with, or interested in the mining industry. The Organization is NOT limited to women only.

Members include engineers, geologists, land men, secretaries, lobbyists, mine workers, educators and concerned citizens. Many WIM members are business and civic leaders extending their influence and expertise into their local communities. Such varied backgrounds are extremely beneficial to the organization and members are encouraged to share this expertise and experience both formally and informally.

Swedish Innovation Idea Competition

Please note that this event will be held in Swedish, but participants can choose to pitch in English

Innovation competition

Take a look at innovative ideas for tomorrow’s sustainable mining industry

Do you have an innovative idea that makes difference and can strengthen the development of a sustainable mining industry? Then compete for SEK 600,000 to realize your idea. Together we take it further, and make the industry and the world better!
In Swedish Mining Innovation’s yearly Innovation idea competition we look for innovative ideas that can strengthen the Swedish mining industry. The competition is a unique opportunity to present your idea and thereby be given the opportunity to realize it. An expert jury takes out the eight most innovative ideas that gets to be presented for the jury and audience. The winner receives SEK 600 000 for the realization of their idea!

Read more about the competition on their website