Conference program (day-to-day)

03.06.2019 Welcome Day, Monday
IREDES Workshop

Place: IBIS Styles Hotel, Conference level – 1st floor
Price: Separate registration “IREDES Workshop”
Time: 10:00-16:00
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Social Event: Pre-registration and welcoming reception 

Place: IBIS Styles Hotel, Conference level – 1st floor
Price: All APCOM participants
Time: 17:00-20:00
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04.06.2019 Conference Day 1,(…)
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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,
  • CLOSED 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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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

Now, the preliminary technical program of the APCOM 2019 conference in Wroclaw (Poland) has been published and can be accessed here. It is a great compilation of highest quality peer reviewed papers on „digital transformation“ topics from 20 countries covering all aspects of mining from resource estimation to mine operation and safety. An approximately equal mix of academic and industry papers assures a well balanced exchange of information and applicability in practice!

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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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Mining Goes Digital

Hereby MineTronics, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Geo-Engineering, Mining and Geology, KGHM Cuprum and the the Mining Com-mittee of Polish Acadamy of Sciences (PAN) are announcing the 39th APCOM conference to be performed on June 04 – 06, 2019 in Wroclaw under the headline: Mining Goes Digital.


Scientific committee :

  • Małgorzata Malec, Ph.D. Eng., KOMAG Institute of Mining Technology, Gliwice (PL)
  • Marek Andrzejewski, Director Energomechanical Department, KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. (PL)
  • Prof. Dr hab. Wojciech Moczulski, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice (PL)
  • Prof. Dr. Jürgen F. Brune P. E., QP, Colorado School of Mines (US)

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Data privacy and use of personal data

Data privacy and restrictive use of your personal data are 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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