Call for papers

Abstract submissions are now closed

Notification to authors: 22 September 2020
First draft paper submission: 1 December 2020

Conference Themes

The two-day conference will be built around the following themes:

  • Mine waste characterisation
  • Mine waste minimisation
  • Financial and social licence to operate
  • Operational aspects and case histories
  • Stability of tailings dams, and tailings run-out and impact
  • Tailings dewatering and placement


DISCLAIMER: We invite you to submit an abstract for the Mine Waste and Tailings conference 2021. Only a limited number of papers will be accepted for the 2021 program with accepted papers being notified by the 12 October 2020.

  • Innovative mine waste management, including integrated and co-disposal of tailings and coarse wastes
  • Mine waste water balance and management
  • Mine waste monitoring, surveillance, Emergency Response Plans and regulation
  • Mine waste facility closure case histories and costs
  • Governance and resilience, guidelines and standards



Abstract submission guidelines

For more information regarding abstract submission view our guide for authors

Key Dates

Deadline abstract submission: 25 August 2020
Notification to authors: 22 September 2020
Draft paper submission: 1 December 2020
Final paper submission: 6 April 2021
Conference Dates: 1-2 July 2021