19th IFAC Symposium

Announcements for authors

January 14th, 2022 - Final extension for draft submission deadline: January 28, 2022

November 22nd, 2021 - The International Program Committee (IPC) and the National Organizing Committee (NOC) of the MMM 2022 Symposium recognize that the Covid-19 pandemic could continue disrupting the normal course of life in August 2022. The objective at this stage remains to host an event in person, but the IPC and NOC want to reassure all the authors that appropriate mitigating measures, such as a hybrid conference, will be set up should anyone face travel restrictions.

Welcome to Montreal

The International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) is proud to announce that the 19th Symposium on Control, Optimization and Automation in Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing (MMM 2022) will be held in Montreal from August 15 to 17, 2022.

The National Organizing Committee is preparing an exciting scientific program that explores the state-of-the-art control, optimization, and automation technologies in the field. Both academic and industrial control engineering practitioners will have the opportunity to present their work and exchange research ideas with colleagues from across the globe.

The 19th IFAC MMM Symposium covers the following topics:

  • Mining, mineral and metal processing
  • Metal recycling and waste treatment
  • Energy and carbon abatement
  • Process modelling
  • System identification and state estimation
  • Process control and optimization
  • Process monitoring and fault detection
  • Big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence
  • Raw data processing, data acquisition chain, data mining, data storage
  • Production planning, distribution and logistics
  • Automation
  • Sensor and Instrumentation
  • Other applications related to the MMM field

Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing</strong> is the main IFAC technical committee co-sponsoring this event with the following IFAC technical committees:

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Montreal.

The Organizing Committee

New! Industry & Student Mixer! Networking event for students and the symposium partners. More details to come!