Conference Keynotes

Mining experts from around the world bring you the cutting edge information about seismicity in mines.

Opening Keynote

Matthew Sullivan, Freeport McMoRan, Indonesia

Flexibility in Design; Developing the Talent, Technology, and Solutions for Tomorrow at PT Freeport Indonesia

Keynote Speakers

David Beck, Beck Engineering, Australia

Maintaining a Safety Case in Seismically Active Mines


Mirjana Boskovic, LKAB, Sweden

Challenges of Resuming the Production After a Major Seismic Event at LKAB's Kiirunavaara Mine


James Lett, Newcrest Mining – Cadia Operations, Australia

The Role of Pre–conditioning in Mitigating Seismic hazards – An Innovative Method for Future Caving Operations


Dmitriy Malovichko, Institute of Mine Seismology, Australia

Utility of Seismic Source Mechanisms in Mining


Lourens Scheepers, Sibanye Stillwater, South Africa

Rockburst in South African Deep Level Gold Mining: What Do We Know?


Brad Simser, Glencore, Canada

Applied Seismic Monitoring for Decision Making in Deep Hard Rock Mines


Invited Plenary Speakers

Kathy Kalenchuk, RockEng, Canada

Predicting Mine-Wide Seismogenic Risk with Confidence Using Calibrated Numerical Models


Javier Vallejos, University of Chile, Chile

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering for Sustainable High Stress Underground Mining


Best Papers

Initial Breakthrough Analysis Between Grasberg Block Caving Mine and Grasberg Open Pit Through Seismicity

PE. Sitorus, R. William, W. Azani, S. Prahastudhi
Paper 2292


Energy and Displacement Demands Imposed on Rock Support by Strainburst Damage Mechanisms

P. Kaiser and D. Malovichko
Paper 2209