BRIMM at CIM 2023 Montreal Conference

Mining Microbiome, Sustainable Mine Energy Systems, Water Stewardship, Closure, Exploration, Extraction, Remediation,

BRIMM is excited to be attending the CIM 2023 Conference, from April 30th to May 3rd. Our team of researchers, partners and staff look forward to connecting with you there. For more information about the event, click here.

During the conference, BRIMM researchers will be contributing as session chairs, presenters and panelists in the technical sessions from Monday to Wednesday, and also as facilitation support at the Multi-stakeholder Session on Tuesday afternoon. In addition, consortium partners from BRIMM’s largest M-MAP project will also be contributing as session chair and presenters.

Below is a schedule of where and when you can check out BRIMM research updates and activities @ CIM.
See you there!

MONDAY – May 1st

Monday, May 1 | 8:30 | Room 710
Opening Keynote and Plenary “Building Trust to Decarbonize the World”
Nadja Kunz – (WS Theme) Panelist

Monday, May 1 | 11:00 – 12:15 | Room 515A

Session: Mine Waste Design
Benjamin Cox; Sally Innis (WS Theme) Techno-economic modeling of mine waste optimization around value drivers

Monday, May 1 | 2:00 – 3:15 | Room 513E
Session: Carbon Sequestration and Accounting
Durjoy Baidya; Parham Samea, Eric R. Wynands, Gregory Dipple, Ali Madiseh (SMES Theme) Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Flue Gas Injection in Mine Tailings for Carbon Sequestration

Monday, May 1 | 2:00 – 3:15 | Room 515A
Session: Tailings Safety
Sally Innis; Nadja Kunz (WS Theme)
The consequences of potential tailings storage facility failures to populations and water: a five-country comparative analysis

TUESDAY – May 2nd

Tuesday, May 2 | 2:00 – 3:15 | Room 516D
Session: Carbon Emission Reduction Through Innovation
Session Chair: Benjamin Collins, Fuse Advisors (WS Theme)

Tuesday, May 2 | 2:00 – 3:15 | Room 513E
Session: Environment: Minimizing our Footprint
Kent Sorenson – Allonnia (M-MAP Partner)
Unlocking the Potential of Biology to Reduce the Environmental Footprint of Mining Operations

Tuesday, May 2 | 2:00 – 4:30 | Room 511A Workshop – Free
Multi-stakeholder Dialogue: Sharing Effective Early Engagement Strategies to Secure a Low Carbon Future
Nadja Kunz, Janice Fingler assisting with event facilitation. Jocelyn Fraser – Lead organizer

Tuesday, May 2 | 3:30 – 4:45 | Room 510D
Session: Circular Economy
Melanie Mackay (MMBE Theme) – Rare Earth Elements in the Coalfields of British Columbia

Tuesday, May 2 | 3:30 – 4:45 | Room 510A
Session: Digital Mine
Session Chair: Ali Madiseh, (SMES Theme)

WEDNESDAY – May 3rd

Wednesday, May 3 | 10:30 – 11:45 | Room 516D
Session: Social Effects and Planning Innovation
Benjamin Collins (WS Theme) & Ryan Weymark, Fuse Advisors),
A New Approach to Defining Mining Projects using a Multiple-Criteria Decision Making Structure

Wednesday, May 3 | 2:00 – 3:15 | Room 510A
Session: Future of Rock Fragmentation
Session Chair: Parham Samea, (SMES Theme)
Mahdi Rabiei, Amin Shadi, Parham Samea, Ali Madiseh (SMES Theme)
Investigating the generation of local damages in microwave-treated rocks

Wednesday, May 3 | 2:00 – 3:15 | Room 515A
Session: Mine Water Impoundment
Panel: An Integrated Approach – Water Management in the Mining Industry
Nadja Kunz (WS Theme) – panelist

Wednesday, May 3 | 2:00 – 3:15 | Room 510E
Session: New Technologies in Mining
Aria Hahn – Koonkie Canada (M-MAP partner)
The Mining Microbiome

Wednesday, May 3 | 3:30 – 4:45 | Room 510A
Session: Computer Aided Mine Design & Intelligent Mine
Session Chair: Aria Hahn, (M-MAP Partner)

Wednesday, May 3 | 3:30 – 4:45 | Room 513C
Panel: 2SLGBTQI+ in Mining – The journey so far and the road ahead
Benjamin Cox (WS Theme & MiningEd) – panelist

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2025 – UBC Mining Engineering
827 – CEMI – MICA*
*BRIMM is the BC & Yukon Partner for the MICA Network
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