|Date||12 October 2022|
|-||13 October 2022|
|Location||Mintek, Randburg, Johannesburg|
|Resources||AMD 2022 Announcement-13052022.pdf|
The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM), in collaboration with the University of the Witwatersrand through the DSI/NRF SARChI chair in Hydrometallurgy and Sustainable Development, and Mintek, will be hosting a hybrid conference on mine-impacted water including acid mine drainage (AMD) in October 2022. With a theme of “impacting the circular economy, closing the water loop”, the conference will run over a period of two days. This second SAIMM AMD themed conference will provide an excellent opportunity for industry, researchers and other global stakeholders to share their knowledge, new processes and technologies that can be used to advance the implementation of sustainable solutions to the challenges associated with mine-impacted water. The conference, with its extensive program, will also offer notable keynote speakers and, the popular student session, all with the purpose of giving a unique view into novel solutions and industry progression on the issue of mine-impacted water.
ECSA AND SACNASP CPD POINTS WILL BE ALLOCATED PER HOUR ATTENDED
Presentations related, but not limited to the following mine-impacted water related topics are invited:
The conference will include a student session where postgraduate students working on mine-impacted water related projects will be given an opportunity to present their research projects. Students are requested to indicate during the submission that their abstract is for the student session. The best student presentation will be offered an award.
The conference will be of value to:
Abstracts should not be more than 400 words.
High quality and impactful presentations will be invited to submit papers for publication in the Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy special edition for Mine- Impacted Water: Impacting the circular economy.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Head of Conferencing
Tel: +27 11 834-1273/7