Technical Program

CIM 2021 will be offering 150 presentations in the form of live panels and pre-recorded presentations. Our pre-recorded presentations will be followed by a live chat with the presenters while our presentations in real time will be followed by an on-camera Q&A.

The technical program schedule will be available shortly.

Click on the themes below for descriptions and sub-themes.

  • keyboard_arrow_downDigital Transformation
    • Technology Deployment in Operations
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Automation
    • Mobile Equipment Data Access
    • Remote technology/monitoring/expertise put forward to keep operations going
  • keyboard_arrow_downThe Impact of COVID-19 on the Mining Life Cycle
    • The impact of COVID-19 on mine-mill design, and on operating-organizational philosophies
    • Human Resources management challenges in the wake of pandemic
    • Change Management and Pandemic
    • COVID-19 best practices to manage and protect
    • Key projects leveraging the COVID-19 experience and initial lessons learned
  • keyboard_arrow_downProduction
    • Managing Operation - Mine to Mill
    • Cost
    • Material Movement
    • Drilling and Blasting
    • In situ leaching in underground orebodies
    • Advances in shaft design and excavation
    • Modern ventilation techniques in underground mines - beyond ventilation on demand
    • Unique mining methods (Torex monorail, railveyor, alimak mining narrow viend etc.,)
    • Hoisting expertise
  • keyboard_arrow_downSurface Mine Geotech
    • Pit wall stability
    • Waste dump stability
    • Standard development for Surface geotech
  • keyboard_arrow_downPit to Port
    • Interdependencies throughout the value chain
    • Value from Waste, Mining Circularity
    • Alternate Post-mine Developments
  • keyboard_arrow_downWorking with the Rock
    • Learning from instrumentation
    • Ground support: what works well and not so well
    • Measuring and working with stress underground
    • Stability and instability: Case studies from underground mines
    • Rock mass data for design
    • Design methods in rock: what works and doesn't work
  • keyboard_arrow_downRisk Management
    • Tailings management: strategies to reduce risk and liability
    • Finance: credit, market, economic, treasury, liquidity
    • Operations: enterprise, operational, cyber
    • Management: portfolio, business
    • Geopolitical
  • keyboard_arrow_downGeology: Mineralizing Systems and Beyond
    • Knowledge Advances in Porphyry systems
    • Unconventional Porphyries: what are they?
    • Ore Systems: Enhanced models for ore genesis
    • 43-101: Best practices and case studies
  • keyboard_arrow_downSocial Engagement, Partnerships & Transparency
    • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Meeting in the middle (balancing op’s needs vs. communities AND global demands vs. potential impacts)
    • Impact - Creating meaningful opportunities for Indigenous peoples and businesses
    • IBAs, partnered development, working together for shared value – case studies
    • Stakeholder Engagement in a post-Covid-19 stage
    • The future of “Social License to Operate”
    • Social License for Closure
    • Harmonizing Technical/Financial Pre-Feasibility with environmental and social impact
    • Operationalizing ESG - From C-Suite to Field Management
    • Transparency through ESTMA – Or Canadian EITI
  • keyboard_arrow_downEnvironmental Engagement and Expertise
    • Environmental Compliance
    • Environmental Risk and Mitigation
    • Water Management and Treatment
    • Mining with Climate Change
    • Green technologies and Processes
    • Preserving and Restoring Mine Sites throughout Mine Life, from Opening to Closure
    • The Future Best Practices
    • Governmental Legislation
    • New Technologies and Permitting
    • Canadian Leadership
    • Lessons Learn
  • keyboard_arrow_downMineral Economics
    • Strategic Mine Planning
    • COVID implications on metals demand and supply
  • keyboard_arrow_downChanging World of Health and Safety
    • Innovations in Mine Safety
    • Technical innovations that support Health and Safety
    • Best practices in the development of H&S leading indicators
    • Promotion of H&S in Canadian Mining Education
    • Risk Management
    • Automation and its Potential Impact on Health and Safety
    • Global Trends in Health and Safety
    • Mental Health, Wellness and Occupational Health

 

 

 

 

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