Three guest speakers will be featured in the virtual edition of the Symposium 2021 on Mines and the Environment. These experts in their fields will engage participants with their thought-provoking presentations about topics directly related to the key themes of the symposium. Plan to attend these high quality sessions!
Keynote speaker: David W. Blowes, Professor of Contaminant Hydrogeology and Environmental Geochemistry, University of Waterloo
Presentation: The Faro Waste Rock Project: Waste Characterization to Guide Minesite Reclamation
When? Monday June 14, 10:15am to 10:35am EDT on the virtual platform of the event
Keynote speaker: Dr. G. Ward Wilson, Professor of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, University of Alberta
Presentation: Technical Causes of the Feijão Tailings Dam I Failure Brumadinho, Brazil
When? Monday June 14, 2:40pm to 3:50pm EDT on the virtual platform of the event
Keynote speaker: Ulrich Mayer, Professor, The University of British Columbia
Presentation: Does Reactive Transport Modeling have a Role in Mine Waste Management?
When? Tuesday June 15, 2:40pm to 3:50 pm EDT on the virtual platform of the event