Dan Sutherland to sit on Digitisation Panel at AUSii

Biarri EMI CEO Dan Sutherland has been invited to sit on a panel at the Australia US Innovation and Investment (AUSii) Forum, hosted by The Australian American Chamber of Commerce (AACC), a non-profit organization committed to fostering business relations between Australia and the United States.

The AACC’s 11th annual conference, entitled “Driving Innovation and Investment Between Australia and the US”, will take place on Wednesday 22 May 2019 in Houston, Texas, USA. This year the conference will focus on the most important topics impacting Australian and American businesses today, including:

  • The Asia Pacific economic climate and its impact on the US
  • An update on the global energy markets
  • Cross border and cross industry collaboration and innovation
  • The Blockchain revolution
  • Robotics, AI, Machine Learning – Digitalization strategies to transform businesses.

Dan will sit on the panel named “Machine Learning, AI, Robotics and Digitalization – how Australia’s talent is driving global change” and will discuss driving digitisation for the oil and gas sector with other panelists and over 150 peers attending the forum.

As the algorithmic leader and CEO of Biarri EMI, Dan uses the power of mathematics to deconstruct and predict patterns and changes in business process and activity focusing on improving operational efficiencies of machinery, schedules, people rostering and equipment maintenance. He has consulted and overseen successful projects in the resources sector using mathematics as the driving force to optimise:

  • Short interval control and shift planning for Newcrest Mining
  • People and activity scheduling at large scale high capital assets for Origin Energy, Shell, and Santos
  • Cross-industry people rostering to proactively manage the movement and rosters of people for Harmony Gold, Origin Energy, and BMA
  • Asset auto design for intensive capital projects including the design of Coal Seam Gas (CSG) and Conventional Gathering Networks
  • Further strategic and operational analytics projects for international companies, such as BP, Shell, Santos, Newcrest, Harmony Gold and more.

Dan graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) First Class Honours, University Medal and as Class Valedictorian. He incorporates his background in Computational Neuroscience to help solve complex problems in the business world. His experience fuels his passion for creating swift and innovative solutions for the energy, mining and infrastructure industries.

If you are interested in identifying opportunities for your organisation, learning of best practices and connecting with leaders, partners and customers to help you execute in Australia and the US, register for the AACC AUSii forum here.

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