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Available from Friday July 1 at 09:00 AM (UTC-4)
Session 1: Geotechnics I
Application of K-Nearest Neighbors (KNN) Method to Undrained Shear Strength Prediction of Bauxite Tailing Hugo Brandão, Guilherme Pinto and Tatiana Santos, Pimenta de Ávila Consultoria, Brazil
The Failure of the Hungarian Red Mud Storage Facility from a TDBA Engineer’s View
Viktor Kovács and Marcelo Mussé, Envis SpA, NETKE, Chile
Static Liquefaction Response of Silty Tailings in Unsaturated Conditions Gianluca Bella, Pini Group, Switzerland and Guido Musso, Politecnico di Torino, Italy 
Tailings Critical State Curve Estimation Using Standard Instrumented Triaxial Equipment Diana Damian, Jorge Cárdenas, Carlos Soto, Luis Rivas, Anddes Asociados, Peru
Reconstitution of Thickened Tailings Deposition Using Vulcan 3D: Optimization of Surveys and Geotechnical Profiles Generation for Stability Analysis Edgar Bard, Marcelo González and Hugo Izquierdo, Golder Associates, Chile; Carlos Calderón and Rodrigo Gutierrez, Minera Centinela, Antofagasta Minerals, Chile
Liquefaction Assessment of Thickened Tailings trough SCPTu Soundings, In Situ and Laboratory Testing Edgar Bard and Guillermo González, Golder Associates, Chile; Carlos Calderón and Rodrigo Gutiérrez, Minera Centinela, Antofagasta Minerals, Chile
The Influence of Partial Saturation on Cone Penetration Tests in Silty Tailings Adrian Russell and Yanzhi Wang, UNSW Sydney, Australia; Thanh Vo, The University of Warwick, United Kingdom; Juan Ayala, David Reid and Andy Fourie, The University of Western Australia
The Influence of Partial Saturation on the Liquefaction Susceptibility and Strength of a Silty Tailings Yanzhi Wang and Adrian Russell, UNSW Sydney, Australia; Thanh Vo, The University of Warwick, United Kingdom
3D Interpretation of State Parameter Using Leapfrog - an Australian Case Study Ezra Coyle and Heidi Reynders, SLR Consulting, Australia
Session 2: Geotechnics II
Geotechnical Investigation on the Flow Failure Susceptibility of Bauxite Tailings – A CPTu Approach Kevin Castillo, Jose Velasquez and Brahian Román, University of Applied Science, Peru
Effects of the Selection of Tailings Rheological Parameters on the Estimation of Run-out Distances Claudio Román, Francisco Scheihing, Miguel Lombardo and Gabriela Barbosa, Ausenco, Chile
Influence of K0 Consolidation on Yield Undrained Shear Strength in Triaxial Compression Yashay Narainsamy and Schalk Jacobsz, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Exploring Viscous Effects on Numerical Simulations of Static Liquefaction Triggering Paul Pinedo, Davide Besenzon, Miguel Mánica, Marcos Arroyo and Antonio Gens, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, University of Porto, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Spain, Portugal, Mexico
Geomechanical Response of Waste Rock and Tailings Mixtures Sebastián Yáñez, Gonzalo Suazo and Jerónimo Covacevich, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, BHP, Chile
Residual Strength of a Silty Sand Soil Foundation: a Critical State Soil Mechanics Application José Ccotohuanca, Klohn Crippen Berger, Brazil
Session 3: Hidraulics, Seepage and Water Management
Water Retention Response of Unsaturated Stava Tailings Gianluca Bella, Pini Group, Switzerland and Guido Musso, Politecnico di Torino, Italy 
ERT Methodology for Identifying Humidity Content in Tailings Dams Diana Comte, Daniel Diaz and Leopoldo Córdova, AMTC, Universidad de Chile; Geosinergia Ingenieria y Medio Ambiente, Chile
Flood Management in Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF) María Hernández, Gustavo Calle, Mauricio Abdallah and Rodrigo Gutierrez, Wood, Minera Centinela, Chile
Numerical Model Simulation of a Mining Dam Cover Infiltration Rate Gabriela Prinz, Mateus Mol, Antônio Freitas, Fernanda Guabiroba and Marcos Morais, Golder, AngloGold Ashanti, Brazil
Biogeotechnical Process to Improve the Seepage Management from the Tailings Dam Davor Cotoras, Universidad de Chile
Groundwater, Seepage and Performance of Lined Tailings Storage Facilities Gideon Steyl and Freeternity Rusinga, ATC Williams, Australia
Session 4: Rheological and Chemical Aspects
Nano Novel HydraMetrix Technologies: Binding and Containing Toxic Leachates While Stabilizing Earthen Structures Arturo Fahrenkrog, HydraMetrix, Chile and T.J. Brammer, Pro Seal Ecco, USA
Rheology Modification to Improve the Transport of Iron, Copper and Gold Thickened Tailings Livia Faustino, Vinícius Seminotti, Rodolfo Ramognini, Leandro Bicalho, Wendel Rodrigues, Wagner Silva, Clariant, Brazil
Autonomous Online Pipeline Rheometer: Development and Application to Tailings Slurry Wiebe Boomsma, Ebi Meshkati, Arno Talmon, Maarten in ’t Veld, Jort van Wijk, Royal IHC, Deltares, The Netherlands
Impact of Tailings Characteristics on Conveyability Christopher Olsen and Kenneth Rahal, FLSmith, USA
Session 5: Conventional, Thickened, Paste and Filtered Tailings Studies
Impact of Topography Errors on Tailings Dam Breach Analyses Jim Turner, PhotoSat, Canada
Slurry Deposition Preparation Method for Tailings Characterisation – History, Debates, Techniques and Benefits David Reid, Riccardo Fanni and Andy Fourie, The University of Western Australia, Golder, Australia
Non-Newtonian Tailings Dam Break Analysis and Released Volume Estimation Using Site-Specific Parameters Zerui Lu, Yuqi Tan and Behnam Pirouz, ATC Williams, Australia
Future Storage of Tailings in Chile Juan Rayo, JRI Ingenieria, Chile
The Challenge of Tailings, a Strategy to Achieve a Sustainable Mining Pamela Garrido, Waldo Aracena, William Flores, Klebbert Andrade and Patricia Fernandez, Centro de Investigación JRI, Chile
Landscape Integration and Rehabilitation Model for Mine Tailings. Pilot Implementation in Huasco, Atacama Osvaldo Moreno, Camila Romero, Sebastian Palacios, Ximena Arizaga and Claudio Masson, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Compañía Minera del Pacífico, Chile
Benefits and Costs of Paste Thickening Fred Schoenbrunn, Chris Braun, Ken Rahal and Craig Gilbert, FL Smidth, USA
Is it Worth Splitting Thickening and Clarification in Two-unit Processes? Insights From a High Fine Mineral Scenario Camilo Zolezzi, Belén Barraza and Christian Ihle, AMTC, Universidad de Chile
Performance Evaluation of High-Pressure Plate and Frame Technology on Tailings Feed Materials with Different PSD’s Martin Vieira, Matec Pacific, Australia
CAPEX & OPEX Savings in Tailings Filtration with Disc Filters by Adapted Process and Building Design Jürgen Hahn and Matthias Hatzenbühler, BOKELA GmbH, Germany
An Investigation of Filtered Tailings Slope Stability Using Drum Centrifuge Jinglong Gao and Andy Fourie, WSP Golder, Australia; University of Western Australia, Australia;
Evaluation of a Tailings Dike and Filtered Tailings Slope Breach Analyses, Éléonore Mine Tailings Storage Facility Mireille Ewane, Amir Zamani, Philip Gomes, SNC-Lavalin, Canada
Hazard Mapping in Tailings Dam Breach Analysis Marcelo Mussé, Viktor Kovács and John Wates, NETKE, Envis SpA, John Wates Consulting, Chile and South Africa
Tailings from Zn Ore Processing as Raw-Material for Glass-Ceramic Coating Marcus Fonseca, Carlos Motta, Rodrigo Gomes, Caio van Deursen, Flávio Padula and Jorge Cunha, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Knowledge Direction do Brasil, Nexa Resources, Brazil
Session 6: Technologies and Instrumentation for Monitoring and Surveillance
The Application of Distributed Rayleigh Sensing to Tailings Dam Stability Monitoring Paul Clarkson, Steve Cole, Alastair Godfrey and Chris Minto, OptaSense, United Kingdom
Monitoring In-Situ Changes in Shear Wave Velocity at a Tailings Dam with Fiber Optic Technology Susanne Ouellet, Jan Dettmer, Gerrit Olivier, Martin Karrenbach, D. Jean Hutchinson and Matthew Lato, University of Calgary, Queen’s University, Institute of Mine Seismology , University of Tasmania, Canada and Australia
Implementation of Technology for Quality and Production Improvement in a Tailings Dam Construction Harold Bolaños, Minera Los Pelambres, Antofagasta Minerals, Chile
Supporting the Identification of Potential Precursors in TSFs Events with Advanced InSAR Techniques: Brumadinho Dam Case Study Rubén Iglesias, Eduard Makhoul, Azadeh Faridi, Dani Monells, Luis Yam, Giuseppe Centolanza, Gerard RuizCarregal, Marc Lort, Antonio Heredia, Laura Pons, Albert Gili, Carolina Athayde and Javier Duro, Dares Technology, Spain
Session 7: Dam Safety, Governance and Operational Experiences
A Case Study on ALARP Optimization César Oboni and Franco Oboni, Oboni Riskope Associates Inc, Canada
Digital Transformation for Integrated Tailings Management System Ivette De Jesús, BGC Engineering, Dominican Republic
The Legal Framework of Climate Change and its Potential Influence on the Tailings Dams’ Regulation in Chile Sebastián Albayay, Universidad de Atacama, Chile
The Social Side of Tailings Management: Reflections on Environment, Social & Governance Compliance Karen Chovan and Monica Ospina, Enviro Integration Strategies, Canada
Waste Not, Want Not: Creating Value in the Mining Cycle for a Circular Economy Mary-Anne Hildebrandt, Anne Johnson, Adan Olivares and Heather Jamieson, Queen’s University, Canada
Tailings Management and New Standards of Regulation in Perú and Chile Edgar Quiroz, Emmanuel Lizama and Gabriel Fernández, MMG Las Bambas, Perú; Stantec, Knight Piesold, Chile
Session 8: Tailings Closure Management
Exposure and Susceptibility of Inactive and Abandoned Tailings to Flash Floods in Chile Stephen Edwards, Leandro Herrera, Yixuan Liu, Rebecca Ryder and Luke Stile, CGG, United Kingdom
Influence of Acidity Potential on the Costs of Closing Mine Tailings Dams Osvaldo Aduvire, Lizardo Cahuana and Mauricio Sanchez, SRK Consulting, Peru
Technosol: a Collaborative Solution for Rehabilitation of Big Scale Mining Tailings Gerardo Soto, Audrey Gallaud and Carolina Soto, Universidad de Chile, CIREN, Geosolum, Chile