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Mill Operators Conference 2024

Call for abstracts


Call for abstracts

Abstract submissions are now closed 

The Conference Organising Committee are no longer accepting abstract submissions for presentation at the Mill Operators Conference.

Authors will be contacted from November 2023 and notified of their abstracts outcome. 

Key dates for Abstracts

22 May 2023: Abstract submission opens

11 September 2023: Abstract submission extended deadline

November 2023: Notification to authors

February 2024: Paper submission

July 2024: Finalised paper submission

21—23 October 2024: Conference dates

Conference themes

  • Operating updates
  • Newly commissioned plants
  • Process Control, Automation and Data Science
  • Geometallurgy
  • Tailings management
  • Training, professional development and retention
  • Comminution
  • Flotation
  • Gravity
  • Dewatering
  • Hydromet
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Tailings
  • Power, Water
  • Recycle, Reuse and Circular Economies
  • Social aspects

Author resources

Mill Operators Guide to Authors

A detailed guide outlining the formatting policy for conference proceeding papers.

Abstract template

Please use this template to submit an abstract to an AusIMM conference.

Paper template

Please use this template to submit a paper to an AusIMM conference.

Abstract Submission FAQs

Submit your abstract via the Abstract Submission Portal. Instructions on how to submit your abstract can be found on the home page of the portal.


Yes – you will need to format your abstract using the abstract template. This can be found within the Abstract Submission Portal.

The abstract review process begins after the abstract submission deadline has passed. It usually takes around four weeks for the organising committee to review all submitted abstracts and reach a decision. This may take longer if the number of abstracts submitted exceeds expectations.

We will contact you via email regardless of the outcome.

Once you have submitted your abstract, you can update or change this at any time prior to the abstract closing date through the Abstract Submission Portal. Post the abstract closing date, please contact

Email us at to see if an extension is possible.

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