The 6th International Conference on Mine Closure will be held on September 18 - 21, 2011 in the Canadian Rocky Mountains at Lake Louise, Alberta. We invite you to submit an abstract as indicated below.
We look forward to hearing from you,
Conference Chair, Mine Closure 2011
Conference Manager, Mine Closure 2011
Become a Presenter at an International Conference
The Steering Committee for Mine Closure 2011 invites you to submit an abstract to qualify you to present at an industry-leading, international conference on mine closure and reclamation. The conference will be held in Lake Louise, Alberta from September 18 to 20, 2011.This will be the sixth international mine closure conference, held for the first time in North America.
The goal of Mine Closure 2011 is to share mine closure successes, develop a better understanding of multi-disciplinary requirements and identify best management practices. Mine planners/managers, engineers, scientists, financial specialists and community engagement practitioners will assemble to participate in a program that integrates the many disciplines involved in mine closure. Delegates will gain a better understanding of mine closure challenges, risks and opportunities to develop cost effective solutions that reduce environmental impacts and improve social legacy. Delegates will learn about innovative mine closure techniques, strategies and processes.
Over 500 delegates from North America and overseas are expected to attend Mine Closure 2011. Many will submit papers for the technical program that emphasizes innovation and showcases the application of state-of-the-art technologies and cost-conscious practices as industry specialists seek to minimize the environmental footprint, provide for sustainable mining practices and avoid end-of-mine liabilities.
To learn more about Mine Closure 2011 visit us at www.mineclosure2011.com.
Abstracts relating to one of the following themes are welcomed:
Vegetation Establishment for Closure
Long Term Surface and Ground Water Management
Soils for Mine Closure
Recent Mine Closure Case Studies
Community Engagement in Mine Closure
Engineered Mine Waste Cover Systems
Unique Challenges in Mine Closure
Corporate Social Responsibility
Mine Closure in Cold Regions
Mine Closure Risks & Liability
Mine Closure Disparities: Failures and Lessons Learned
Mine Closure Wetlands & Pit Lakes
Regulatory Issues In Mine Closure Planning and Transfer of Care & Custody
Monitoring after Mine Closure
Landform Design for Sustainable Closure
Maintenance-free or Perpetual Maintenance
Decommissioning of Tailings Dams
Beneficial Re-use of Mine Sites
Abstracts must include the title, author(s), author affiliation, and a brief outline of the presentation (350 words or less) to be discussed.
For further details, please visit the conference website at www.mineclosure2011.com or contact Catherine Puchalski at +1 403-299-6442 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notification of acceptance will be given by February 15th, 2011.