International Mining Symposium

October 9 to 11, 2019 in Chemnitz

Conference topics

  • Remediation concepts and technologies
  • Environmental aspects of remediation and postremedial care
  • Innovative re-use concepts
  • Social-economic aspects
  • Applied research and technology development
  • Information management and knowledge transfer

Click here for the conference program of WISSYM 2019:

Abstract of activities


  • October 7, 2019 - Monday

IAEA Technical Meeting of Uranium Mining and Remediation Exchange Group (UMREG)

  • October 8, 2019 – Tuesday

IAEA-UMREG Technical Meeting

Arrival of WISSYM 2019 Attendees
Evening: Welcome Reception at Chemnitzer Hof

  • October 9, 2019 – Wednesday

Field trips

  • A    850 years Freiberg – Tradition and innovation in mining, teaching and research
  • B   Mine remediation in the Czech uranium province (in co-operation with DIAMO state enterprise)
  • C    Wismut site Crossen – 25 years tailings remediation and transition to post-remedial care
  • D    Silver, cobalt and uranium – Mining remediation and cultural heritage at Annaberg region (Ore Mountains)
  • E    Freital and the south of Dresden – From mining to a high-tech centre


  • October 10, 2019 – Thursday

Oral presentations I & poster session
Evening: Conference Dinner at Kraftverkehr Chemnitz

  • October 11, 2019 – Friday

Oral presentations II & poster session
Conference Summary and Conclusions

Conference languages are German and English.
Simultaneous interpretation will be provided.

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