Program: Part 1 Webinar

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Day 1: 12 October (Time UTC: 7:00 – 10:00)
Time (UTC) Non-Scientific Talks Title of the Talk
7:00 – 7:10 Dr Bijal Chudasama, Research Scientist, Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) Welcome
7:10 – 7:20 Dr Saku Vuori, Director of Science and Innovations, Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) GTK – Foreword
7:20 – 7:30 Dr Steffen Hagemann, Prof. Economic Geology and Director School of Earth Sciences-Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET), University of Western Australia (UWA), Australia CET, UWA – Foreword
7:30 – 7:40 Dr Alok Porwal, Professor and Head, Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering (CSRE), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), India CSRE, IITB – Foreword
Invited Scientific Talks Title of the Talk
7:40 – 8:00 Keynote: Dr Gregor Partington, Managing Director, Kenex, Australia Outcomes from Using Mineral Potential Modelling as a Tool to Support Decision Making in Mineral Exploration and Resource Development
8:05 – 8:15 Break
8:15 – 8:25 Dr Mark Jessell, Professor, Centre for Exploration Targeting-School of Earth Sciences, University of Western Australia, Australia Analysing Mineral Systems Using Geo-constrained Non-Euclidean Distances
8:30 – 8:40 Dr Alok Porwal, Professor and Head, CSRE, IITB, India Machine Learning in Prospectivity Modelling: Feature Engineering, Selection and Integration
8:45 – 8:55 Dr Andreas Brosig, Geologist, Beak Consultants GmbH, Germany Hybrid Mineral Predictive Mapping with Self-organizing Maps and a Multilayer Perceptron
9:00 – 9:10 Break
9:10 – 9:25 Lightning Talks
Dr Arianne Ford, Senior GIS Analyst, Kenex Ltd., New Zealand Big (Targeting Criteria) Data – Little (Training) Data
Dr Behnam Sadeghi, Adjunct Research Fellow, EarthByte Group, School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, Australia Application of C-C Fractal Modelling to Separate Anthropogenic from Geogenic Patterns
9:25 – 9:55 Interactive Session and General Discussions
9:55 – 10:00 Session Chair Closing Day 1
Day 2: 13 October (Time UTC: 7:00 – 10:15)
Time (UTC) Invited Scientific Talks Title of the Talk
7:05 – 7:25 Keynote: Dr Jon Hronsky, Principal, Western Mining Services (WMS), Australia Mineral Exploration Targeting and Prospectivity Analysis – A Practitioner’s Perspective
7:30 – 7:40 Dr Vladimir Lisitsin, Manager, Mineral Systems, Mineral Geosciences, Geological Survey of Queensland, Australia Prospectivity Modelling to Practical Exploration Targeting – Bridging the Gap?
7:45 – 7:55 Dr Johanna Torppa, Senior Scientist, Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) GisSOM and Its Application to Geoscientific Data
8:00 – 8:10 Break
8:10 – 8:20 Dr Wolfgang Maier, Professor, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Cardiff University, UK Introduction to the Layered Intrusion Database, and Implications for Exploration Targeting
8:25 – 8:35 Dr Nick Cook, Chief Geologist, Mawson Gold, Australia Challenges in Poly-deformed Paleoproterozoic Mineral Systems – an Example from Finnish Lapland
8:40 – 8:50 Mr Stephen Busuttil, Principal Research Geoscientist, BHP, Australia Mapping Porphyry Mineral System Elements at Terrane Scale
8:55 – 9:05 Mr Michael Rodda, Founder, Caldera Analytics Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia IOCG Prospectivity Modelling for the Gawler Craton – ExploreSA Competition
9:10 – 9:20 Break
9:20 – 9:35 Lightning Talks
Mr Malcolm Aranha, Senior Research Fellow, Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India Regional-scale Exploration Targeting of Carbonatite-alkaline-complex-related REE Deposits in Northwestern India
Dr Ehsan Farahbakhsh, Research Associate, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran Three-dimensional Weights of Evidence Modeling of Concealed Ore Deposits Using 3DWofE Software Package
9:35 – 10:05 Interactive Session and General Discussions
10:05 – 10:15 Dr Bijal Chudasama, Research Scientist, Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) Closing remarks