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!

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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),
  • 08.01.2019 Acceptance of Abstracts,
  • 10.01.2019 Camera-ready papers due,
  • 28.02.2019 Final Paper submission,
  • 20.03.2019 Final Paper acceptance notification after peer review,
  • 31.03.2019 Authors to be registered for the conference by,
  • 15.04.2019 End of paper review / corrections phase,

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APCOM 2019: Mining Goes Digital

On the initiative of Dr. Christoph Mueller, owner of MineTronics, this oldest and most well-known conference for IT related topics in the mining industry is hosted in Eastern Europe for the first time ever.

The 39th Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Mineral Industry (APCOM) is organized by Minetronics, Wroclaw University of Technology,

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Technical program

  • Big Data and IT from Resource to Mine

    This track includes all aspects of IT from resource estimation until mine opening like:

    • New trends in Geostatistics
    • Resource estimation
    • Mine Evaluation and Finance
    • Geo spatial data formats, analysis and applications
  • Data Analysis and Algorithmic in Mining

    This track covers sessions about Data Analysis and Algorithmic in the mining and minerals industries.

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Call for Abstracts

The APCOM 2019 is an absolute „Must“ for everyone working with digital solutions in the mining industry, both in academia and in industrial practice. It is the perfect meeting place to create high-level international contacts and to exchange ideas for upcoming successful projects.The APCOM focuses on APPLICATIONS for Computers and Operational Research. All papers to be submitted and presented in English.

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Sponsoring Opportunities

A number of sponsoring opportunities will be available in different packages.The APCOM is the perfect opportunity to reach high-level contacts in the Polish Mining Industry and reach a large number of international industry contacts.Early sponsors helping in pre-financing of the organization will get substantial discount on the package price. More information on our website

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