How to find us at the Mine Waste Tailing Conference, 2021

How to find us at the Mine Waste Tailing Conference, 2021

ATC Williams is proud to sponsor the AusIMM Mine Waste Tailings Conference 2021, being held in Brisbane and online over 1st – 2nd July in collaboration with The University of Queensland.

In addition to providing sponsorship to the event, ATC Williams staff are involved at all levels of the annual conference, which offers leading technical insight into all aspects of life cycle waste rock and tailings management.

Keith Seddon (Senior Principal) and Lis Boczek (Principal Engineer) are members of the conference organising committee. Keith is chairing a session, and both will be presenting papers as expert panellists. Other staff are panellists, running workshops and attending in-person and online.

Where and when to find us

Expert Panel Sessions

Look out for Lis on Day One, Thursday 1 July at 10:40 am on Expert Panel 1 discussing ‘Governance and Effectiveness of Review Boards’. She will be sitting alongside Professor David Williams from the University of Queensland Geotechnical Engineering Centre and Bruce Brown from Bruce Brown Consulting.

Keith Seddon is chairing Expert Panel 3, ‘Investigation of Tailings’ on Friday, 2 July, at 10:15 am. Our Principal Engineer, Hernan Cifuentes, will be offering comment as part of the panel.

Luisa Luengas (Associate Engineer) will be chairing our sponsored technical session 4b ‘Tailings Dewatering and Placement’ on Thursday 1 July at 3:40 pm.

Presenting Papers

Session 2B on Thursday 1 July
Lis Boczek, Principal Engineer – ‘Will introduction of Engineer of Records improve governance of Tailings Storage Facilities in Australia?’

Session 6A on Friday 2 July
Michael Munro, Associate Engineer and Behrooz Ghahreman-Nejad, Senior Principal – ‘Parametric Assessment of Tailings Liquefaction and Earthquake Induced Embankment Deformations using FLAC’.

Pre-conference Workshop

As well as the two-day conference, there will be a variety of pre-conference workshops. Lis Boczek will be delivering one of these workshops, ‘Developments in Monitoring and Instrumentation of Tailings Storage Facilities’, on Wednesday, 30 June 2021, alongside Luke Clarkson (AECOM), Wade Ludlow (Red Earth), Mitch Hanger (Resource Engineering Consultants) and Theo Gerritsen (Stantec).

Please take your time to say hello. We look forward to seeing you there.