Presenter:  Dr Sue Keay, Robotics Technology Lead - BHP, and Chair - Robotics Australia Group

Abstract:  This presentation will provide insights into Sue's experience with robotics automation and the positive impact.

Bio:  By day Sue works in robotics technology at BHP. At night she is the Chair of Robotics Australia Group and on the Advisory Committee for the National Robotics Strategy. An expert in emerging technologies, she is passionate about developing new technology industries in Australia. Sue founded Robotics Australia Group to represent the robotics industry and led the development of Australia’s robotics roadmaps, outlining how robotics and automation will impact on every sector of the Australian economy.  She is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, a member of Chief Executive Women, an adjunct Professor at QUT and a member of the Kingston AI Group. Recognised by SME on their global list of 20 women making their mark in robotics and automation in 2021, as an outstanding contributor to the drone and robotics industry (2020) and as a Superstar of STEM by Science & Technology Australia.

An advocate for diversity in technology, Sue represents Oceania for Women in Robotics and is responsible for bringing the Grace Hopper Celebration to Australia. Sue has an MBA from The University of Queensland Business School and a PhD in Earth Sciences from ANU. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has held previous roles as CEO of Queensland AI Hub, Research Director for Cyber-Physical Systems at CSIRO’s Data61, Chief Operating Officer for the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision and on the Boards of the CRC for Optimising Resource Extraction and CAST Services.

About Industry Seminar

Welcome to the Sustainable Minerals Institute's Industry Seminar presentation series for 2023.  We hope you can join us, either in person or via Zoom.


Indooroopilly Mine Site
40 Isles Road
Indooroopilly, Qld
Lecture Theatre