We are currently accepting abstracts for the Australian AMD workshop 2020. Abstract length is a maximum of 300 words and full papers will be between 4 - 10 pages.

  Topics of interest include       

  • ​INAP and Global Alliance updates 
  • Building better waste rock dumps and creating stable landforms
  • Mine planning and geometallurgy approach to prevent AMD
  • Case studies - lessons learned and leading practice
  • Scaling up predictions: from laboratory to field
  • New Technologies and approaches for AMD prediction
  • Community and regulatory perspective and feedbacks
  • Developing a business case to prevent and control AMD
  • Residual risk, mine closure and relinquishment
  • Improvement through collaboration - sharing the data
  • Young achievers forum: Innovative solutions for managing AMD
  • Waste neutralisation, remediation and rehabilitiation
  • Mine water treatment for acidity, metals, metalloids and sulfate
  • Applied mineralogy, geomicrobiology and nanoscale processes
  • Biogeochemical cycles, surface chemistry and ecotoxcity
  • Final void and pit lake processes, modelling and treatments
  • Unsaturated zone hydrology for optimised cover design and performance
  • Consequences of changing climate at various spatial and temporal scales
  • Tailings storage facilities and AMD management
  • Advances in instrumentation and monitoring technologies
  • Coal mining and AMD processes including saline drainage
  • Managing AMD at abandoned and inactive mines

Guide for authors:

The deadline to submit abstracts is October 1st 2019

To submit your abstract, please email to the following:



Key Dates

Abstracts Due:
October 1, 2019
Authors Notified
October 8, 2019
Draft Manuscript Due
November 23, 2019
Reviewed Manuscripts to Authors
January 10, 2020
Final Manuscripts Due
February 3, 2020