Do you have a rock that you want to know more about? CSIRO could provide the answers.


  • Free

Event date: 07Apr 2017

Friday 7 Apr 2017

Australian Resources Research Centre (ARRC)

  • 9.00am - 12.00pm

26 Dick Perry Avenue (Cnr Kent Street), Kensington WA

More information

We are welcoming all explorers, from junior to large mining companies, to a FREE open day at the ARRC (26 Dick Perry Ave).

You are invited to explore our expertise in mineral exploration and characterisation and see how we could boost your business.

  • Meet our researchers and let us know the challenges you are facing
  • Learn about the types of collaborations CSIRO engages in
  • Get advice on how to apply for Government co-funding initiatives and grants to support applied research partnerships
  • Network over morning tea

We encourage you to 'bring your rock to CSIRO' for an informal discussion around potential strategy and collaboration to solve your challenges moving forward.


Time Activity
8.30 Coffee
9.00 Welcome and Opening Remarks - Rob Hough
9.10 Why Engage with CSIRO/The CSIRO Approach - Hayley McGillivray
9.20 Funding Opportunities - Ken Green
9.35 Working with CSIRO: An Industry Perspective - Jamie Rogers
9.50 CSIRO Lab Facilities/Company Presentation - Louise Fisher
10.00 Morning Tea Break
10.10 Regolith and Exploration; Possibilities, Problems, Potential - Rob Thorne
10.20 New Techniques and Data for Hydrogeochemical Exploration - Nathan Reid
10.30 What's All The Fuss About Data Analytics? - Jess Robertson
10.40 Microcharacterisation: A Graphite Case Study - Mark Pearce
10.50 The Spectral Geologist - The Industry Standard Tool for Mineralogical Analysis of Infrared Reflectance Data of Minerals, Rocks and Soils - Carsten Laukamp
11.00 Exploration in Sedimentary Systems - Susanne Schmid
11.10 How Anomalous is Your Anomaly? - Alistair White
11.20 Discovering Geoscience Data Assets - Jens Klump
11.30 Exploration Through Cover: Using Ground Gas - Ryan Noble
11.45 Feedback Request and Close - Hayley McGillivray

Science areas: Mining and manufacturing

Event type: Conference or seminar