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Day 1

Monday 23 July 2018

Session 1: OFFICIAL CONFERENCE OPENING, Keynote 1, Co-disposal of tailings and coarse wastes, Tailings dewatering

 07:30 - 08:25am

Registration open and arrival networking

 08:30 - 08:35am

Welcome from the Conference Chair

Prof David Williams MAusIMM, Director, Geotechnical Engineering Centre, Manager, Large Open Pit Project, School of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland

 08:35 - 08:50am

AusIMM Official Conference Opening

 08:50 - 09:20am

Keynote Presentation 1 - Recent advances in tailings testing methods

Prof David Williams MAusIMM, Director, Geotechnical Engineering Centre, Manager, Large Open Pit Project, School of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland

Co-disposal of tailings and waste rock

 09:35 - 09:50am

A waste fines cell with a multitude of coincidental activities — Johan Boshoff, Golder Associates Pty Ltd

Tailings dewatering

 09:50 - 10:05am
 10:05 - 10:35am

Morning Tea and Exhibition

Session 2: Mine waste geotechnics and Expert Panel 1

Supported by

 10:35 - 10:50am
 11:05 - 11:20am
 11:35 - 11:50am
 11:50am - 12:30pm

Expert Panel Discussion 1: Implications of NPV and a High Discount Factor

 12:30 - 1:30pm

Lunch and Exhibition

Session 3: Stability of tailings dams and tailings run-out and Expert Panel 2

Supported by
 1:30 - 2:00pm

Keynote Presentation 2 - Resilience assessments for risk management of tailings dams

Dr Andrew Robertson, Robertson Geoconsultants Inc, Vancouver, Canada

 2:00 - 2:15pm

Risk-based approach for minimising tailings dam failures — Hongyu Li, Rio Tinto & Malcolm Barker, GHD

 2:15 - 2:30pm

Linking safety factor to probability of failure — Scott Gover, Golder Associates Pty Ltd

 2:30 - 2:45pm

Excess pore water pressure induced during tailings run-out — Marcelo Llano-Serna, The University of Queensland

 2:45 - 3:25pm

Expert Panel Discussion 2: Testing and Selection of TSF Design Parameters

 3:25 - 3:55pm

Afternoon Tea and Exhibition

Session 4: Tailings water balance and management and Expert Panel 3

Supported by ausimm rio tinto
 3:55 - 4:10pm
 4:10 - 4:25pm

Water Balance Management 101 — Chris Lane, LMGSPL

 4:25 - 4:40pm

Starter dyke optimisation with Muk3D and GoldSim — Carlo Cooper, MineBridge Software Inc

 4:20 - 5:20pm

Expert Panel Discussion 3: "Static Liquefaction"

 5:20 - 5:25pm

Formal Launch of “Queensland Tailings Group"

 5:30 - 7:00pm

Conference Networking Drinks

 7:00 - 10:00pm

Conference Dinner

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