Keynote Speakers

We are pleased to present you APCOM2019 keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Malgorzota Malec about State-of-the-art Mechatronic Systems for Mining developed in Poland (link)
  • Dr. Sean Dessureault about Gamification, IoT and Big Data in Fleet & Personnel Management (link)

Further plenary papers presenters:

  • Andrew Issel,

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Preliminary Technical Program

Now, the preliminary technical program of the APCOM 2019 conference in Wroclaw (Poland) has been published and is available for download here (link). It is a great compilation of highest quality peer reviewed papers on „digital transformation“ topics from all aspects of mining from resource estimation to mine operation and safety.

Privacy Policy

Data privacy and a restrictive use of your personal data is very important for us. This is the reason why we are not using any cloud-based solutions neither for the APCOM website nor for the registration and paper handling software.
All private and personal data entered or uploaded to the APCOM IT systems is only processed with the purpose to enable and assure the performance of the conference.

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Terms and conditions


1. These regulations (“Regulations”) define the terms of use of the conference website available at the following URL: and specify the types, scope and conditions of services provided under the Conference, including the rules of registration, participation, conclusion of contracts for the provision of these services.


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Call for Papers

We have finally finished the abstract reviewing process. Authors got an information upon their abstracts acceptance by an email. Now we cordially invite you to submit your full paper!

Link to a submission systemGuideline

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Registration is now available! Click article name for more details.

Publication rights and indexed Journals

The abstracts from the APCOM 2019 conference will be available in an abstracts book handed out to the participants together with the conference materials. The full papers will be available on memory media together with the abstracts book.

All papers submitted shall be original and APCOM2019 has the right of FIRST publication. By paper submission the author grants to the organizers the non-exclusive right for initial publication in the conference proceedings,

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About APCOMs

The abbreviation „APCOM“ means „Applications for Computers and Operations Research in the Minerals Industries“. APCOM is a series of well established high-quality scientific conferences which was started already in the early 1960‘s. The APCOM 2019 in Wroclaw is the 39th APCOM.

The APCOM event series has become a major driver of innovation in the minerals industry,

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  • CLOSED Abstract submission deadline (further abstracts only on a special request),
  • CLOSED Acceptance of Abstracts,
  • CLOSED Camera-ready papers due,
  • CLOSED Final Paper submission,
  • CLOSED Final Paper acceptance notification after peer review,
  • 31.03.2019 Early Bird Registration ends
  • 04.-06.06.2019 Conference
  • 07.06.209 Field Trips
  • 08.-10.06.2019 “Beer on the Rocks”

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