2nd Annual LATAM
IT & Technology in Mining Conference

Innovation and Digital Transformation for Sustainable and Smart Mining


Event Overview


The global mining industry has witnessed significant transformation in the past few decades, especially with the introduction of numerous digital technologies for carrying out mining operations and efficient use of resources. The mining industry in the Latin America is also going through one such digital transformation to harness the power of data coming from various sources. To get a competitive edge and seize the opportunity, mining companies are now adopting new strategies in business and operating models while embracing digital tools and capabilities, like cloud-enabled mobility, big data-powered analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT) and much more.

After our successful inaugural event White Paper Summits is proud to announce the “2nd Annual LatAm IT & Technology in Mining Conference”, scheduled to be held in August 2018 in Santiago, Chile. This time we aim to bring together various stakeholders like mining companies, research institutions and IT industry specialists to focus on sharing the current market trends, technological advancements and future challenges in IT and technology for a sustainable and smart mining industry in Latin America.

Advisory Panel


Marco Orellana

Chief Information Officer
CODELCO, Chile

Federico Galvez-Durand

Head & Senior Engineer, Information Technology, Communication and Automation
Antofagasta Minerals, Chile
Innovation & Digital Transformation Director
Exonumis Spa, Chile

Rafael Estrada

CIO & Manager of Information Technology, Telecommunications and Process Control
Antamina, Peru

Edson Antonio

Data Science Program Leader
Vale, Brazil

Expert Speaker Panel


Federico Galvez-Durand

Head & Senior Engineer, Information Technology, Communication and Automation
Antofagasta Minerals, Chile
Innovation & Digital Transformation Director
Exonumis Spa, Chile

Rafael Estrada

CIO & Manager of Information Technology, Telecommunications and Process Control
Antamina, Peru

Edson Antonio

Data Science Program Leader
Vale, Brazil

Marco Orellana

Chief Information Officer
CODELCO, Chile

Pedro Cataldo G.

SubGerente Information Technology, Communications and Automation
Cemin Holding Minero, Chile

Sergio Garcia

Chief Technology Officer
Empresa Nacional del Petróleo (ENAP), Chile

Javier Ruiz del Solar

Executive Director
Advanced Mining Technology Center, Chile

Carlos Rivera Macuer

Chief of Infrastructure and IT Services
Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM), Chile

Claudia Hernández Sacaan

Principal Strategy Minerals Americas, Technology Strategy and Innovation
BHP Billiton, Chile

Dr. Martin Adams

Professor of Electrical Engineering &PI Advanced Mining Technology Center (AMTC)
Universidad de Chile

Jamie Soto

General Secretary
Chilean Association of Information Technology Companies AG, Chile