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The program committee for the World Gold 2025 Conference is planning a thought-provoking event in North America. Be a part of it!

THIS INFORMATION PERTAINS TO ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FOR WORLD GOLD ONLY.

The technical program for World Gold 2025 is unique and offered in addition to the traditional MINEXCHANGE SME Annual Conference programming. World Gold will publish peer-reviewed proceedings as separate and distinct meeting preprints.

Abstract submission for the MINEXCHANGE 2025 SME Annual Conference will open in May. You are welcome to submit different abstracts to either or both programs.

 

Topics

Please note that the technical program for World Gold 2025 is unique and offered in addition to the traditional MINEXCHANGE SME Annual Conference programming. World Gold will publish peer-reviewed proceedings as separate and distinct meeting preprints.

The World Gold Program committee will consider all abstracts covering any/all aspects relating to gold including, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Future Gold Deposits
  • Brownfield Operational Successes
  • Advances in Geometallurgy
  • Analytical Methodologies
  • Modifications to Unit Processes
  • Enhancing Extraction and Refining
  • Social License to Operate
  • Gold Price Markets and Volatility
  • Lower Grade Resources
  • Increasing Refractoriness
  • Overcoming Operational Challenges, Success Stories
  • Rapid Deployment Plants
  • New Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Financial Resources
  • Environmental, Safety, and Health Compliance
  • Implementation of AI in Operational Efficiencies
  • Maximizing Long-term Option
 

Dates & Deadlines

Please read the following information carefully and mark your calendar with important dates and deadlines.

Prospective authors are asked to submit a 100 word abstract no later than July 15, 2024. Detailed guidelines for submitting a successful abstract are provided on the submission website.

 

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Please set your spam filter to accept messages from “smenet.org”, “MINEXCHANGE” and “SME”. SMEweb is the address of the server that sends messages from the Program Committee to you via our online submission and review database, so do not reply to it. Please contact SME Authors Support at authors@smenet.org if you do not receive a submission confirmation email or notifications from the Program Committee by the deadline dates below.

 

Presenting Author Registration, Funding, And Visa Application

Registration opens October, 2024. Presenting authors are required to register and pay fees. You are responsible for arranging your own funding; SME does not have funds available to pay registration or travel expenses. You are encouraged to begin planning for funding and visa arrangements now, as these processes can sometimes take several months. Visa and letter of invitation information can be found here.

 

The Preliminary Program

The preliminary program and registration materials are posted online. Registration opens in October.

 

A Note About Deadlines

Deadlines will be strictly enforced in order to ensure efficient, fair and professional management of the review process. NO exceptions will be made. Please mark your calendar with important conference dates and plan so that your activities take place well before deadlines to avoid unforeseen or unavoidable delays in your schedule, to avoid technical overloads or human error caused by last-minute “traffic jams,” and to give SME and Program Committee members time to help you if needed.

Key Dates

July 15, 2024 – Abstracts for consideration are due
July 31, 2024 – Abstract review complete

September 30, 2024 – Draft manuscripts are due
December 16, 2024 – Final Manuscripts due (manuscripts are not mandatory. Presentations of accepted abstracts ARE mandatory)

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