Welcome Keynote
Professor Xueqiu He
University of Science and Technology Beijing (China)

Professor Hani Mitri
McGill University (Canada)


Keynote lecture: Underground mining without explosives – a mine safety paradigm shift


Professor Petr Konicek
Institute of Geonics, Czech Academy of Sciences
(Czech Republic)


Keynote lecture: Long term experience with destress blasting in coal mining as a rockburst mitigation technique


Professor Rudrajit Mitra
RWTH Aachen University (Germany)


Keynote lecture: Rock Engineering – Past to Present to Future

Professor Ting Ren

University of Wollongong (Australia)


Keynote lecture: Proactive Longwall Goaf Inertisation - Are We There Yet?


Professor Raymond J. Durrheim

School of Geosciences

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa)


Keynote lecture: The Response of the South African Mining Sector to the Covid-19 Pandemic


Professor H. Şebnem Düzgün

Mining Engineering Department, Colorado School of Mines (USA)


Keynote lecture: Big Data and AI for the Safety of the Future Mine Environment