Call for abstracts
Call for abstracts
Abstract submissions are now closed.Presentations will be conducted in-person. Please note, the conference will not be streamed live online; however, all presentations will be recorded for viewing post-conference. Abstracts submitted are subject to peer review, then accepted or declined by the Conference Organising Committee. The selection criteria includes: relevance to the conference theme, accuracy and originality of ideas, significance of the contribution and quality of presentation. Accepted abstract authors are then required to submit an extended abstract or full paper, with revisions provided by peer review and the Conference Organising Committee. All accepted extended abstracts or full papers will be published in the conference proceedings and presented during the technical sessions. All presenting authors are required to register, pay and attend the conference.
Abstract themesAuthours are invited to share their knowledge on the following key themes:
1. Excellence in Mine Geology – delivering value
- Case studies – data collection, data integration, characterisation, process optimisation, orebody knowledge, environmental responsibility
2. Challenges of Reconciliation – lessons learnt
- Case studies – Mineral Resource to Ore Reserve to Grade Control, analysing success and challenges
3. Futureproofing Mine Geology – planning ahead
- Future challenges – being agile
- The changing role of a mine geologist
- Enhancing today and tomorrow with technology, innovation & process optimisation
4. Decision making – the mine geologist's value
- Working with the data you have
- Balancing productivity and value
- Working under pressure
- Defining “Ore/Waste”
5. Engagement – the power of communication
- Effective relationships
- Teamwork and understanding
- Strategies for operational success and value creation
6. Open to anything
- If you have a unique thought-provoking idea for an abstract, we want to hear it!
12 September 2023: Abstract submission deadline (extended)
6 November 2023: Notification to authors
15 January 2024: Draft paper/extended abstract submission
18 March 2024: Finalised submissions due
7 - 8 May 2024: Conference dates
Online Abstract SubmissionThe conference committee invites abstract submissions for presentation. The conference will be an in-person event only to encourage personal interaction of authors and delegates; however, all presentations will be recorded for viewing post-conference. Presenting authors are required to register, pay and attend the conference. Recorded and live-streamed presentations are not permitted in the technical program. Submissions will be subject to peer review, then accepted or declined by the Conference Organising Committee. The selection criteria includes: relevance to the conference theme, originality, significance of the contribution and quality of presentation.
Authors of accepted abstracts can subsequently submit extended abstracts or full papers, with revisions provided by peer review from the Conference Organising Committee. Poster presentations are not required to submit a full paper.
Abstracts must be submitted as a PDF document only using the specific format as per the abstract template submitted through the abstract submission portal on the event website. Submissions will not be accepted via email.The Committee may, if necessary, limit the number of presentations per author. Submission of abstracts implies the author’s agreement to publish their abstract on the event website. Authors must arrange and pay their own accommodation, travel and expenses to attend the event. Once the abstract submission deadline has passed, the organising committee will review all submitted abstracts. Authors will then be notified whether or not the abstract has been accepted for the next stage, and the requirements around the next stage of submission.
All enquiries should be directed to: email@example.com
- Abstracts must be a minimum of 250 words, and a maximum of 300 words
- Abstracts must be submitted in Arial 11-point font
- The abstract title must be typed in Arial 14 point, bold and centred font
- The presenting author/s name/s must be underlined
- All author details, post nominals and affiliations must be included
- All author email address must be included
- Authors may include a maximum of five keywords sufficient to highlight the relevant topics to be addressed in the paper
- Abstracts must be text only – graphics, images or graphs should not be included
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Abstract Submission FAQs
Where do I submit my abstract?
Do I need to use a template?
How long does the abstract review process take?
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I need to update my abstract. How do I do this?
Once you have submitted your abstract, you can update or change this at any time prior to the abstract closing date through the Abstract Submission Portal. Post the abstract closing date, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org