Tailings and Mine Waste 2019

We are very excited that Tailings and Mine Waste has returned to Vancouver!  In 2015, over 400 delegates attended from over 50 countries around the world, making it one of the world’s largest gatherings of Tailings and Mine Waste experts. Mine waste managers, engineers involved with tailings management and reclamation, regulators and researchers will convene to present ideas, learn of new developments and technologies, make professional contacts and discuss issues related to the impact of mine wastes on the environment. Delegates will have the opportunity to learn from over 140 speakers presenting paper and poster sessions as well as a variety of short courses

Conference Themes:

  1. Management/Governance in relation to tailings management best practices in conceptualization, design, operation, closure and post-closure
  2. Contributions to Sustainable Development across the same life-cycle stages noted for Management/Governance

Important Dates:

  • Short Courses: Sunday, November 17, 2019
  • Plenary Sessions: November 18-20, 2019

More Information: 

Keynote Speakers:

  • Aidan Davy, Chief Operating Officer, International Council on Mining & Metals
  • Terry Eldridge, Senior Mine Waste Consultant, Golder Associates
  • Christopher Hatton, P.E., Principal Geotechnical Engineer, Haley and Aldrich, Inc.
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Attending the Conference?

Be sure to book your accommodations at the venue hotel to make sure that you are close to the action!

Tailings and Mine Waste 2019 is brought to you by: The Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at the University of British Columbia in conjunction with Colorado State University and the University of Alberta.

Thank you to our sponsors of the Vancouver 2019 Tailings and Mine Waste Conference: