Short Courses

Call for Short Course Proposals (Deadline January 15, 2024)
The organizers of the 13th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD) are extending an invitation for the submission of short course proposals. Short courses offer participants a valuable opportunity to enrich their knowledge, acquire new skills, and gain a deeper understanding of current standards and techniques through interactive instruction.
We welcome proposals on a wide range of short course topics, which may include but are not limited to:
  • Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) planning 
  • Water quality prediction and modeling
  • Mine waste characterization and management
  • Covers for waste management
  • Water management and treatment
  • Closure strategies for mining operations
  • Emerging technologies in the field
  • Addressing climate risks and decarbonization in mining
  • Innovative approaches to reducing, reusing, and reprocessing mine wastes

Before submitting your short course proposal, please carefully review the Short Course Guidelines.

How to Submit
All proposals must be submitted using the online submission form. Please note that proposals sent via email will not be considered. To begin the submission process, please click on the following link:
Important Dates

January 15, 2024: Deadline for submitting short course proposals

February 16, 2024: Notification of acceptance

August 15, 2024: Determination of short course feasibility based on registration numbers

Key Contacts

For inquiries and assistance, please feel free to contact:

Guylaine Richard

CIM Professional Development Officer


Short Course Chair