Mining 4.0: Meet Dr. Ali Soofastaei, Our Keynote Speaker!

Future Bridge is thrilled to announce Dr. Ali Soofastaei as the speaker of the 2nd conference in the Mining & Metals series. Dr. Soofastaei, AI Program Leader at Vale, will give an online keynote presentation on November 8th at the Mining 4.0: The Roadmap of the Future summit, in which he will discuss the challenges and opportunities of the digital transformation in the mining industry.

About the Speaker

Dr. Ali Soofastaei
Click here to register for the Mining 4.0 – Roadmap for the Future Summit.

Dr. Ali Soofastaei is a global artificial intelligence (AI) industrial projects leader, an educational programs instructor, international keynote speaker, academic editor, and professional scientific author. Ali has been involved in industrial research and development projects in several industries, including oil and gas (Royal Dutch Shell); steel (Danieli); and mining (BHP, Rio Tinto, Anglo American, and Vale). His extensive practical experience in the industry has equipped him to work with complex industrial problems in highly technical and multi-disciplinary teams.

Currently, Ali is leading the Soofastaei-Businesses, an organization focused on digital transformation, practical innovations, and value chain improvement by applying integrated AI solutions. Ali completed his Ph.D. and Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Queensland, Australia, in the field of AI applications in mining engineering, where he led a revolution in the use of Deep Learning and AI methods to increase energy efficiency, reduce operation and maintenance costs, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in surface mines.

In the past 15 years, he has provided practical guidance to postgraduate students in different prestigious universities across the world as a principal industrial advisor. Leading actively industrial analytical based projects in giant industrial companies, designing and presenting innovative educational programs, keynote speaking in important conferences around the world, having more than one hundred published papers, books, and technical documents, and working with prestigious publishers to provide the scientific resources has made him a pioneer leader in creating a digital revolution in industry 4.0.

Dr. Ali Soofastaei is an award-winning specialist with over 80 publications, including books, journal articles, and conference proceedings. Ali’s books cover the topics of data analytics in mining engineering and virtual assistance. His latest book, published this year, reveals ways mining managers can use advanced analytics to improve their daily operations. ‘Advanced Analytics in Mining Engineering’ is a practical guide to harnessing the potential of mining companies’ data. Dr. Soofastaei’s extensive experience in the field, combined with his academic background, allows him to revolutionize the mining industry from within.

Do not Forget to Register!

Future Bridge is honored to host a keynote address by such a prolific industry visionary, whose insights will surely prove valuable to all in attendance. Please join Dr. Ali Soofastaei at the Mining 4.0: The Roadmap of the Future summit on November 8th for his presentation on digital transformation in mining.