IMWA Conference “Mine Water: Technological and Ecological Challenges”

15-19 July 2019, Perm, Russia

Call for abstracts


Dear colleagues!

We are glad to invite you to participate in the International Mine Water Association Conference “Mine Water: Technological and Ecological Challenges” (IMWA 2019) that will be held in Perm State University (Perm, Russia), 15-19 July 2019.

For the first time in IMWA’s history, the conference is organised in one of the outstanding mining regions on the boarder of Europe and Asia: in Perm, Russia.  The conference is organised by the International Mine Water Association and Perm State University with the support of the Perm Krai Administration and the Perm Scientific Centre of the Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences.

Since 1979, the International Mine Water Association (IMWA) has held annual international meetings focused on various aspects of mine water including its hydrology, chemistry, biology, environmental issues, and potential treatment and reuse.

The materials from the conference will be published in the conference proceeding and the best papers of the sessions will be published in the peer reviewed IMWA journal “Mine Water and the Environment” after the Conference.

Official Website:

Conference Venue: Perm State University, Institute of Natural Science, 4 Getnkel st. Perm, 614990, Russia

Conference co-chairs:
Dr. Elena Khayrulina (Local Organizing Committee)
Prof. Dr. Christian Wolkersdorfer (President IMWA)

Important Dates:
Abstract and Paper Submission Dates

Start of Abstract Submission – 1 October 2018
Deadline for Submission of Abstracts – 1 December 2018
Notification of Abstract Acceptance – 10 January 2019
Deadline for Full Paper Submission – 1 March 2019

Registration and Payment Dates

Start of Early Bird Registration – 1 November 2018
End of Early Bird Registration – 14 February 2019
End of Author Registration – 31 May 2019
Deadline for Registration – 15 July 2019
IMWA Conference 2019 – 15-19 July 2019

We welcome your participation and look forward to receiving your abstract.
Please, forward this information to your colleagues, researchers, and students.
Please, feel free to contact if you have any query.

Kind Regards,
Conference Organizing Committee
Svetlana Polyakova,
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