CIM

May 3-6, 2020
Vancouver, British-Columbia, Canada

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SME

February 23-26, 2020
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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IAMG

August 10 – 16, 2019
Pennsylvania, USA

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Multiple Point Statistics
High-order stochastic simulation through statistical learning and kernel Hilbert space embedding

Lingqing Yao

Mining Modeling
High-order block-support simulation, application in the production optimization of a gold mining complex and comparisons

João Pedro de Carvalho

Machine Learning and Optimization Methods
Actor-critic reinforcement learning for updating minerals supply variability with sensor production

Ashish Kumar


SOMP

June 29 – July 5, 2019
Bochum, Germany

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Panel Discussion on Research Funding

Roussos Dimitrakopoulos


Aachen International Mining Symposia: Mines of the Future

June 13 – June 14, 2019
Aachen, Germany

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Joint stochastic short-term production scheduling and fleet management optimization for mining complexes

Christian Both


GERAD Optimization Days

May 13 – 15, 2019
Montreal, Canada

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Solving stochastic large-scale mixed integer linear problems for industrial production scheduling

Zayneb Brika

A metaheuristic solution approach for large-scale stochastic mixed integer non-linear optimization of mineral value chains

Christian Both


CIM

April 28 – May 1, 2019
Montreal, Canada

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Artificial Intelligence in Mining Forum
Artificial intelligence for mining complexes: self learning, deep neural networks and real-time adaptation of production scheduling

Roussos Dimitrakopoulos

Smart Mineral Value Chains

Chair: R. Dimitrakopoulos (Professor, McGill University)

Smart Optimization of Mining Complexes: Developing dynamic models for long- and short-term plans

Fernanda Del Castillo and Ashish Kumar


SME Mining Finance

April 28 – May 1, 2019
New York City, USA

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Real-Time General Assembly

March 26-27, 2019
Freiburg, Germany
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Program

Keynote Address “Simultaneous optimization of mining complexes and mineral value chains under uncertaint metal supply and market demand”

Roussos Dimitrakopoulos


PDAC

March 3-6, 2019
Toronto, Canada

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SME

February 24-27, 2019
Minneapolis, USA

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Geostatistics in the Era of Big Data

Chairs: A. Jewbali (Newmont Mining Corporation, Greenwood Village, CO), L. Allen (Newmont Mining Corporation, Greenwood Village, CO)

Effects of High-order Simulations on the Long-term Optimization of Mining Complexes

João de Carvalho

High-Order Stochastic Simulation via Statistical Learning

Lingqin Yao

Smart Mining Complexes and Mineral Value Chains

Chairs: M. Godoy (Newmont Mining Corp, Greenwood Village, CO), R. Dimitrakopoulos (COSMO Lab, McGill University, Montreal)

Developing a Dynamic Model to Optimize Mineral Value Chains under Uncertainty

Fernanda Del Castillo

Self-Learning Mining Complex: A Fast Mechanism Using Search Tress and Reinforcement Learning

Ashish Kumar

Simultaneous Stochastic Optimization of a Gold Mining Comples Focusing on Waste Management and Cut-off Grade Optimization

Zachary Levinson

Simultaneous Stochastic Optimization of an Open-Pit Gold Mining Complex with Supply and Market Uncertainty

Ziad Saliba

Incorporating Geological and Equipment Performance Uncertainty While Optimizing Short-Term Mine Production Schedules

Matthew Quigley

Mining Complex Optimization with Supply Material Uncertainty

Luis Montiel


IAMG Conference

Septemer 4-8, 2018
Olomuc, Czech Republic

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Invited Speaker – IAMG2018 William Christian Krumbein Medallist

Roussos Dimitrakopoulos


SOMP Conference

July 1-7, 2018
Beijing, China

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CIM Conference

May 7-10, 2018
Vancouver, Canada

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Simultaneous Stochastic Optimization of Mining Complexes and Mineral Value Chains: New Digital Technologies, Examples and Comparisons

Roussos Dimitrakopoulos

Dynamic Optimization Of Mineral Value Chains Under Uncertainty

Fernanda Del Castillo

Stochastic Mining Supply Chain Optimization: A Study Of Integrated Capacity Decisions

Iain Farmer

Strategic Mine Planning Under Supply Material Uncertainty And Example From A Gold Mine

Luis Montiel Petro

The Next Wave Of Digital Developments In Mining

James MacNeil


SME Mining Finance

April 30, 2018
New York City, USA

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Real-Time General Assembly

April 17-18, 2018
Germany


PDAC

March 4-7, 2018
Toronto, Canada

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SME

February 25-28, 2018
Minneapolis, USA

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APCOM

August 9-11, 2017
Denver CO, USA

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IFORS

July 17-21, 2017
Quebec City, Canada

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CIM Convention

April 30 – May 3, 2017
Montreal, Canada

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SME trends in Mining Finance

April 30 – May 3, 2017
New York, USA

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PDAC Convention

March 5-8, 2017
Toronto, Canada

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SME Conference & Expo

February 19-22, 2017
Denver CO, USA

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SMART FIELDS

November 9-10, 2016
Stanford, USA

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CIM Convention

May 1-4, 2016
Vancouver, Canada

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SME Conference: Mining Finance

April 27-28, 2016
New York, NY

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SME’s 4th Current Trends in Mining Finance Conference

April 25, 2016
NYC, NY

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New technologies for the smart management of technical risk

Presentation given by R. Dimitrakopoulos


Real-Time – 2nd General Assembly

Lisbon, Portugal
April 19-20, 2016


OPTIMA 2015 Conference

October 18-20, 2015
Antofagasta, Chile
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OMOC

October 6-9, 2015
Toronto, Canada
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Keynote Presentation 1:   Smart Mining Complexes and Value Chains: A technological perspective on risk management and sustainability

Roussos Dimitrakopoulos
Canada Research Chair (Tier I)
Sustainable Mineral Resource Development and Optimisation Uncertainty
Director of the COSMO Laboratory, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Case Study Presentation 2:   Application of stochastic mine optimization technique for determining optimal open pit to underground mining transition depth at a large gold mine

James MacNeil
Senior Research Assistant
COSMO
Stochastic Mine Optimization Laboratory


IAMG 2015 Conference

September 7-10, 2015
Freiberg, Germany
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SIAM 2015 Conference

June 29-July 2, 2015
California, USA
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INFORMS

June 14-17, 2015
Montreal, Canada
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APCOM 2015 Conference

May 24-27, 2015
Fairbanks, Alaska
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PDAC

March 3-4, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
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SME Annual Conference & Expo

February 14-18, 2015
Denver, Colorado

Ore Reserve and Optimization in Strategic Mine Planning: From single mines to mining complexes and mineral value chains under metal supply

Short Course given by R. Dimitrakopoulos


Orebody Modelling and Strategic Mine Planning 2014

Integrated mineral investment and supply chain optimisation
November 24 – 26
Perth, Western Australia


MININ 2010 – IV Conference International on Mining Innovation

June 23 – June 25, 2010 (3 days)
Santiago, Chile


Energie und Rohstoffe 2009

September 8 – September 9, 2009 (2 days)

Stochastic resource modelling and mine planning optimization: Modern geostatistics and optimization tools for the mining industry.

Workshop given by R. Dimitrakopoulos
September 7th & 8th, 2009 (2 days)

Mining Geostatistics Revisited

Presentation given by R. Dimitrakopoulos
September 9th, 2009 (5:00 PM)
Referent: Prof. Roussos Dimitrakopoulos

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2009 IAMG Conference

August 24 – August 27, 2009 (4 days)
Stanford, California

Conference program and agenda:

August 24-27
The conference program will consist of traditional IAMG topics as well as some new topics not featured in past conferences. Three keynote speakers will present at the conference

The conference consists of plenary as well as parallel session. Several sessions feature presentations in line with the conference theme as well as Stanford’s tradition in Geostatistics

Six student have been selected to compete in the student paper contest with a cash prize of $500 provided by Schlumberger Oil Services.

Workshops

(August 28) 8:30am-5:15pm
The day after the main presentation, several workshops will run in parallel on Campus. Registration for these workshops will be separate from the main conference. Workshops will only take place if enough interested participants sign up

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AUSIMM Orebody Modelling and Strategic Mine Planning Conference

March 16 – March 18, 2009 (3 days)
Perth, Western Australia
This event will be a three-day symposium highlighting the latest advances, technologies, practices and concerns in the field. Closing date for the submission of abstracts is July 21, 2008.
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Australia-Latin America Mining Summit 2009: Innovation, Simulation, Logistics, Optimization and Risk Management & Planning in Mining

February 23 – February 27, 2009 (5 days)
Syndey, Australia


SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit and CMA 11th Annual National Western

February 22 – February 25, 2009 (4 days)
Denver, Colorado
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Strategic vs. Tactical Approaches in Mining 2008

September 28 – October 1, 2008 (4 days)
Quebec City, QC
In collaboration with Université Laval, the University of Witwatersrand and the Australian Centre for Geomechanics and Xstrata, the principal sponsor, this third international seminar targets everyone involved in mine management and operations, who have decision making responsibility.


SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit: New Horizons/New Challenges

February 24 – February 27, 2008 (4 days)
Salt Lake City, Utah

Risk Assessment for Ore Reserves and Mine Planning: Stochastic Simulation Application for the Mining Industry
Practice of Stochastic Simulation for Risk Management in Mining

CIM Conference & Exhibition: Energy and Mines

April 29 – May 2, 2007 (4 days)
Montreal

Strategic Mine Planning for Risk Assessment
(session chaired by Roussos Dimitrakopoulos and Kostas Fytas, professor at Université LavaL)
Ore Reserve Estimation – Models and Reality

(session chaired by Roussos Dimitrakopoulos)


SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit and Colorado Mining Association 109th National Western Mining Conference

February 25 – February 28, 2007 (4 days)
Denver, CO

Operations Research: Strategic Mine Planning: New Advances

(session chaired by Roussos Dimitrakopoulos)

Operations Research: Strategic Mine Planning: Dealing With Uncertainty

(session chaired by Roussos Dimitrakopoulos)


INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences): Annual meeting

November 4 – November 8, 2006 (4 days)
Pittsburg, PA

Energy, Natural Resources & The Environment