Call for abstracts

Abstract submission now open

Submit your abstract via the online portal before 22 June 2020

Notification to authors: 20 July 2020
First draft paper submission: 14 September 2020

Submit your abstract

Conference Themes

DISCLAIMER: We invite you to submit an abstract for the Underground Operators conference 2021. Only a limited number of papers will be accepted for the 2021 program with accepted papers being notified by the 20 July 2020.


The conference will give presenters the chance to exchange information on topics such as, but not exclusive to:

  • Process transformation
  • Innovative mining methods and practices
  • Impacts of change on your workforce
  • Health and safety
  • Collaboration between suppliers, operations and alternative industries
  • Navigating social licence
  • Revolutionising the traditional mine
  • Measuring performance

Abstract submission guidelines

For more information regarding abstract submission view our guide for authors

Key Dates

Deadline abstract submission: 22 June 2020
Notification to authors: 20 July 2020
Draft paper submission: 14 September 2020
Final paper submission: 14 December 2020
Conference Dates: 15-17 March 2021