Mining Track

Helio Samora Keynote

Join Hexagon Mining President Hélio Samora and his team to learn more about the integrated technology that's shaping the digital mine.


The Hexagon Mining track will present the story of how digital integration is transforming the mining industry. In presentations delivered by clients and our own specialists, learn more about the technology that is shaping smart change, helping mines cut costs, improving safety and increasing productivity. See bold, new solutions spanning safety, planning and operations in The Zone, and network with your peers at our social events.




Client presentations will illustrate the profound benefits of a digital strategy built on integrated technology. Our subject matter experts will update you on the latest innovations in our solutions portfolio.

Attend sessions covering a variety of topics, including:


  • Survey and monitoring
  • Mine planning, modeling, design
  • Fleet management, machine health, precision guidance
  • Collision avoidance, fatigue monitoring, vehicle intervention
  • Reverse guidance, semi-autonomous
  • Integrated roadmap, revealing the next generation of solutions for a fully integrated digital mine


Become a Speaker


Become a speaker at HxGN LIVE! The Hexagon Mining Call for Speakers is now open. We invite you to share your best practices, successes and proven techniques to an audience representing an array of countries, backgrounds and industries. Experience the benefits:

  • SAVE on conference fees – speakers will receive complimentary registration to HxGN LIVE
  • RECEIVE recognition from your industry peers
  • SHARE your knowledge and network with other professionals in the industry
  • PROFILE your company as an industry front-runner

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The Zone


Together with product experts from Hexagon PPM and Hexagon Geosystems, our specialists will be in The Zone to showcase solutions that shape and connect a digital mine. Learn more about the products that are embedding intelligence and enabling visualisation in real-time for smarter decision making.


Track Keynote


Hélio Samora, President, Hexagon Mining | @Helio_Samora
Hélio Samora is integral to Hexagon Mining’s vision of smart change. Born and raised in Brazil, and fluent in English and Spanish, Hélio earned degrees in mechanical engineering and industrial marketing before traveling the Americas for 25 years, helping to start businesses, and managing all aspects of global operations – from sales and marketing to development and finance. In the Hexagon Mining keynote session, hear from Samora and his team about emerging trends and new solutions that will help you maintain a competitive edge.


Watch the 2017 Keynote


Technical User Forum


Technical User Forum (TUF) meetings will preview solution roadmaps and explore ways to achieve better workflows. Learn from our technical specialists, share ideas and insights with us and fellow users, stay on top of Hexagon Mining innovation, and help influence the direction of development.

TUF meetings will cover:


  • Planning – advances in 3D visualisation, geologic modeling and optimised scheduling
  • Operations – innovation in fleet management, machine guidance and underground operations
  • Safety – continued integration of collision avoidance with fleet management, fatigue monitoring, vehicle intervention and personal protection
  • Semi-autonomous and autonomous – progress updates in driver assist technology, such as reverse guidance and vehicle intervention


Pre-conference Sessions

Day 1 prior to the start of LIVE

Pre-conference courses, brought to you by Hexagon Mining technical experts, are available at an additional cost when you purchase a full conference pass to HxGN LIVE. These three-hour hands-on sessions will be held prior to the conference on Tuesday, 12 June, 2018. The fee per pre-conference training is $250 per session initially and will go up to $300 per session. Pre-conference participants must bring laptop computers with required materials pre-loaded.



  • Geology Track
    • 09:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.
    • 01:00 p.m. – 04:00 p.m.
  • Engineering Track
    • 09:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • 01:00 p.m. – 04:00 p.m.

Operation & Safety:

  • Integration (Blast/Jigsaw, Jigsaw/Safety, MiiNT/CAS & Jigsaw)
    • 09:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • 01:00 p.m. – 04:00 p.m.
  • Administration (Planning, Dispatcher, Safety)
    • 09:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • 01:00 p.m. – 04:00 p.m.

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