16-18 September, 2024




Scope of the conference

The next MEC2024 Conference is organized as a connected conference consisting of the International Conference on Non-ferrous Ore Processing (ICNOP), the International Conference of Mineral Processing and the Symposium on Physicochemical Problems of Mineral Processing.

The MEC 2024 Conference is organized by Association of Mining Engineers and Technicians in cooperation with Silesian University of Technology, Wroclaw University of Technology, AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, KGHM CUPRUM Research and Development Center, Lukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals in Gliwice, KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. and Association of Non-ferrous Metals Engineers and Technicians.


Topics of the conference

The annual minerallurgical community aims to promote effective cooperation between science and business. Participation in the Conference provides a great opportunity to present and discuss the results of theoretical research and their practical applications in all aspects of mineral engineering. The MEC2024 conference covers the following topics:

  • resources recycling and recovery
  • analytical techniques and applied mineralogy
  • automation and process control sampling
  • comminution, classification and sorting
  • separation (magnetic, electric, gravity, froth flotation)
  • hydro and biohydrometallurgy
  • extractive metallurgy
  • modification of mineral properties
  • environmental aspects of mineral processing
  • other mineral processing related subjects

Call for papers

The conference presentation can be delivered in either oral or poster form after acceptance by the Organizing Committee. The presentation should deal with widely understood mineral processing, recycling of raw materials and physicochemical aspects of minerallurgical, biometallurgical and hydrometallurgical processes and ecology issues related to the scope of the conference. Selected abstracts from MEC2024 will be selected for publication (after acceptance by the journal) in the International Journal of Coal Science & Technology (IF: 8.3, Elsevier) free of charge. Abstracts of all presentations will be gathered and distributed in an electronic form among conference participants. Full participation includes up to 2 abstracts in the Conference proceedings and allows two oral presentations + one poster presentation. Young scientists (below 35 years of age) will be awarded for best paper and poster!!

We encourage you to submit paper proposals in the form of abstracts and full articles. Please send abstracts in Polish and English, containing the title and authors, to https://app.oxfordabstracts.com/stages/75882/submitter.

Conference venue

VI Mineral Engineering Conference MEC 2024 will be held at the White Crystal Hotel in Wisla. Hotel is situated on the slope of the Bukowa Mountain near the Vistula River bank. The hotel windows overlook a unique view of the beautiful places in the Silesian Beskid. In Crystal Mountain, in the beautiful circumstances of mountain nature, in modern hotel interiors, you can take advantage of many mountain attractions, both in summer and winter.

Check-in starts at 16:00 (however the rooms might be ready earlier, depending on availability) and closes at 11:00 on the day of departure.

Hotel has parking spaces in the underground garage. The cost of parking is: 70 zł /24h /car

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Important dates

July 15th, 2024               Abstract submission for publication in conference proceedings

July 30th, 2024                Notification of acceptance

July 31st, 2024                 Authors registration and payment deadline

August 16th, 2024          Registration deadline for other participants

Conference fee

Full participation includes:

accommodation (two nights hotel stay),

attendance at sessions and accompanying events

coffee breaks, lunches

conference materials

Participation with overnight stay in a one person room  800 EUR (VAT excluded)
Participation with overnight stay in a double room   750 EUR  (VAT excluded)
Student/PhD student (double shared room)  600 EUR (VAT excluded)
Participation without accommodation 500 EUR (VAT excluded)