Publication rights and indexed Journals

All papers submitted shall be original and APCOM2019 has the right of FIRST publication. The proceedings of the APCOM2019 will be published by Balkema as an Open Access publication. The Copyright of the paper submitted remains with the Authors. This means that any author is free to choose whether he wants to go for an additional publication or publish the paper in a scientific journal following the conference.

As the Geoscience faculty of the Wroclaw University of Science and Technology is editing the “Mining Science” journal, there is a possibility to publish high-quality papers in the indexed Mining Science Journal ( This journal is included in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) by Thomson Reuters Web of Science™ Core Collection and SCOPUS. The journal publishes reviewed original research articles on mining and geology, geoengineering and the related issues.

A submission of a contribution to this journal is subject to separate rules and an individual agreement with the editors of the journal and independent from any contribution to the APCOM2019 conference.