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As Europe's largest mining investment forum, you will hear from some of the greatest leaders in mining, investment, and finance with more than 250 speakers providing the latest market commentary, project updates and insights in tackling the big challenges facing the industry.

Throughout the three-day conference programme, you’ll also hear project updates from more than 100 mining companies, enabling investors to understand management’s vision for the business, the level of financing required, the upsides as well as the risks involved with the project, along with some of the most compelling reasons to invest.

Jose Acain

SpeakerJose Acain

CTO and Co-Founder


Jose Acain, CTO and Co-Founder of AstroForge, brings nearly a decade of aerospace experience at SpaceX and NASA. 

Jose was the Deputy Chief Engineer for the first SpaceX Falcon 9 vehicle and Lead Avionics Integration Engineer and Mission Operator for the first four Dragon spacecraft vehicles that launched into space. While at NASA, Jose designed, integrated, tested, and operated micro-lab satellites. On his way to founding AstroForge, he worked on autonomous vehicles at Volkswagen Electronics Research Laboratory and vehicle software at Bird Rides. Jose attended Santa Clara University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Mechatronics and Robotics.

Jose Acain