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ShieldX Launch


  • CORE Innovation Hub Basement, 191 Saint Georges Terrace Perth, WA, 6000 Australia (map)

The Shield-X Challenge is run by CORE's resident accelerator Unearthed. It is a week long hardware hackathon kicking off at this event. Participants are challenged to design and prototype a 'Safe-Stop' wearable PPE device for autonomous mining equipment to be in the running for $20,000 in prize money.

Hear from industry key note speakers Carl Hendricks Mining Solutions Region Manager, Caterpillar Global Mining; James Keyes Superintendent Mining Production, BHP Billiton and Andrew Scott Senior Director, Digital Mining, Barrick. This will be followed by networking and drinks.