IMWA2013 - Reliable Mine Water Technology
August 5 - 9, 2013
The International Mine Water Association in association with the Colorado School of Mines will host IMWA2013 at the Green Center on the campus of Colorado School of Mines.
The Conference will present developments in mine water technology worldwide, including research, implementation, development, impact analysis, regulatory framework, and project applications.
The Conference will consist of a broad overview session on Tuesday morning (August 5th), followed by keynote presentations and technical sessions on Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday and Friday. A mid-conference field excursion will take place on Wednesday (August 7). Learn more...
A post-conference field trip is available on Saturday through the following Monday (August 10 - 13). Learn more...
The Conference seeks to disseminate and share current and developing research and practice in mine water technology, engineering, management, and environmental protection. It is directed primarily toward those active in mine water research, permitting, mine operation, mine waste management, and mine closure, including those in the mining industry, government, academic, consulting, and stakeholder communities.
The post-conference field trip is directed at providing practical observation of mine water technology in action, for practical engineers, scientists, stakeholders, and regulators.
The Conference Program, containing the schedule, themes, sessions, excursion, and location, is available. Learn more...
Mid- and Post-Conference Tours
The Post-Conference Tour will feature a three-day visit to a major metal mine and a major gold mine in the US mountain west, providing first-hand experience of state-of-the-art mine water management practices and environmental protection.
Call for Papers
Papers are being solicited for presentation at the Conference in all areas of mine water technology, including permitting, inflow, dewatering, depressurization, control, supply, management, treatment, impact, and closure. A full listing of the categories for papers is available. Learn more...
Authors wishing to present papers or posters are invited to submit 400 word abstracts via the IMWA 2013 online paper management system. The deadline for submission of paper abstracts is January 18, 2013. Further information and instructions for submitting an abstract are available. Learn more...
IMWA 2013 Conference will be held on the campus of Colorado School of Mines in Golden (near Denver), Colorado USA. Learn more...
Fees and Registration
Registration for the Conference is open now. Submission of an abstract does not constitute registration for the Conference. Full information about fees, options, and payment methods is available. Learn more...
The Conference provides opportunities for sponsorships at various levels, and there are also opportunities to sponsor speakers, sessions, the Conference Dinner, the Mid-Conference Tour, the Post-Conference Tour, Conference Satchels, Satchels inserts and other items. Learn more...
The Conference venue provides nearly 8,000 square feet of exhibition space. Firms and individuals engaged in all aspects of mining and water management are encouraged to participate. Learn more...
Travel and Accommodations
Registrants are responsible for their own travel arrangements, transportation, lodging, and meals. Additional information is available through the links below.
Conference participants from outside of the United States may want information concerning visas, invitation letters, travel and health insurance, currency, and other matters. Learn more...
Further Technical Information
For more information about the Conference, please contact:
Adrian Brown, P.E.
President, International Mine Water Association
Adrian Brown Consultants, Inc.
130 West 4th Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80223 USA
Phone: +1 303.698.9080
Linda Figueroa, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Colorado School of Mines
1516 Illinois Street
Golden, Colorado 80401 USA