IFACMMM 2010 : 13th Symposium on Automation in Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing
Call For Papers
The IFAC Symposium on Automation in Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing provides a forum where control, mining, mineral processing, extractive metallurgy, smelter, refinery and metal processing professionals and researchers may meet to review state-of-the-art automation technologies in the field. The objectives of the Symposium are:
To promote the exchange of knowledge and experience among practitioners and researchers related to automation in the mining, mineral and metal industries.
To promote development of an international interdisciplinary network among professionals interested in automation in mining, mineral and metal processing.
To identify the best practices, methodologies and technologies used in process automation in mining and metallurgical processes.
Areas of interest
The Symposium will include developments and innovations in automation related to the mining, mineral and metal industry. This will include among other;
Measurement and instrumentation
Data mining and multivariate statistical analysis
Fault diagnosis and process monitoring
Process modelling, control and optimisation
Artificial intelligence and machine learning systems
Advanced process control
Robotics, mechatronics and teleoperation
Data reconciliation and metallurgical accounting
Maintenance scheduling and product planning
Mine unit operations
Blast furnaces and smelters
Steel making and continuous casting
Liquid and solid waste treatment
Forming of metal and metallic materials