AusIMM NZ Branch Conference 2018  • 17th–18th September • Trinity Wharf, Tauranga

Welcome to the 2018 AusIMM NZ Branch Annual Conference

Vivienne Bull. Conference Convenor, AusIMM NZ Branch

Vivienne Bull
Conference Convenor AusIMM NZ Branch

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 AusIMM NZ Branch Annual Conference will be held at Trinity Wharf, Tauranga, 17th to 18th September 2018, with pre conference field trips and an exploration forum.

Conference Programme

In 2018 we will be offering a two-day technical programme. The conference will encompass exploration, research, project assessment, mine development, metallurgy, rehabilitation, social licence to operate and mine closure.

The conference programme for 2018 includes:

  • Saturday 15thSeptember – Planned field trips include: South Auckland aggregates, Waihi epithermal gold, Waikato coal and ironsand
  • Sunday 16thSeptember – Epithermal Gold Forum
  • Monday 17thSeptember – Conference Day 1 at Trinity Wharf, Tauranga
  • Tuesday 18thSeptember – Conference Day 2 at Trinity Wharf, Tauranga

"Please register your interest with us if you would like to be added to our database and receive information on the conference."

The 2018 conference will include AusIMM’s 125th anniversary celebrations. Social events will include an opening networking function (Sunday evening) and a conference dinner (Monday). Trade exhibitions will run throughout the conference.

Oral and poster presentations will be sought to cover most topics related to minerals and coal research, exploration and development of mineral resources and in particular, feature:

  • New Projects
  • Latest minerals research
  • Green minerals
  • Recent exploration results
  • Mining operations
  • Mining geotechnics
  • Mining geology and modelling
  • Operational Health & Safety
  • Regulatory issues
  • Environmental management

 Call for Papers

The call for papers is now open.  Please see the call for abstracts tab for further details and to submit your paper.

Please contact us on [email protected] if you have any questions.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2018 NZ Branch Annual Conference.


Vivienne Bull
Conference Convenor
AusIMM NZ Branch


Take note of these Important Dates. We look forward to seeing you there!

  • First call for papers:

    April 2018

  • Abstract deadline:

    14 May 2018

  • Acceptances announced:

    4 June 2018

  • Early bird registration closes:

    1 August 2018

  • Conference begins:

    Monday 17 September

We look forward to seeing you at this years conference!