<P dir=rtl align=left><A class=NTitr href="http://www.iranmining.com/News/eShow.asp?Id=832&Dir=433"><STRONG>The 20th World Mining Congress Will Be Held in Tehran in Nov 2005</STRONG></A><BR></P>
The Islamic Republic of Iran is hosting the 20th World Mining Congress (WMC) and Expo in Tehran during November 7-11 , 2005, in collaboration with the International Organizing Committee of the WMC . Iranian National Organizing Committee (INOC) undertakes the preparation of the congress in collaboration with Iran Mine House (IMH), universities and research organizations involved in mining.
Major themes of Congress will include design and planning, mechanization and machinery, resource saving technologies, small scale mining, economic problems, mine safety and health, waste management, environmental issues, offshore mining, geomechanics, mine water problems, coal mining and development technologies, exploration, world aspects of mining, new methods and information technology, education, as well as trends of future needs.
In each subject area there will be presentations by invited key-note speakers, general papers will be presented, and oral or poster sessions will be held in this regard. Selection of papers and mode of presentation will be decided by the scientific committee based on extended abstracts.
The congress will be held in English and Farsi languages. Simultaneous translation will be provided.
All participants will receive the congress proceedings in CD format as well as a book of abstract containing copies of all plenary and keynote lectures. Full proceedings of the congress will be available separately in CD.
Post Congress Tours (field trips) to the important Central Iranian copper, lead and zinc mines will be organized (but will depend on the minimum number of delegates / accompanying persons wishing to participate).
31st July 2004, Deadline for submission of abstracts.
30th November 2004, Notification of abstracts acceptance and preliminary registration.
15th June 2005, Deadline for submission of full length papers.
30th August 2005, Final circular.
30th September 2005, Deadline for advance registration.
Further information will be provided in second circular and up-to date information also will be available on the web site of the Congress www.20wmc2005.com
All inquiries and correspondence to:
Mr. A. Almasi
Chief of Executive Committee
No. 25,Ostad Nejatollahi Ave. Tehran-1599913717 Iran
P. O. Box : 15875-7115
Web site: www.20wmc2005.com
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