Sunday – CDA workshop on Dam Safety for Mining Dams and recent updates on Guidelines
Monday morning – Tailings workshop presentations (1) to be published Bulletin – Tailings Dam Design- Technology Update; (2) discussion of new Bulletin on Tailings Dam Safety, which articulates good design and good governance practices for tailings dam safety; and (3) Tailings Dam Surveillance. Young Engineers forum – activities.
Tuesday – Tailings Subcommittee meeting: work on new bulletins, country updates
Wednesday morning – Plenary Sessions, which also includes a keynote on Upstream Tailings Dams
Wednesday afternoon – Tailing Symposium with 12 technical papers
Thursday – Technical tour to Queens University geosynthetic testing facilities and boat tour/lunch.
Friday morning – Workshop with Mining Association of Canada: Tailings dam governance and new update of the Operations Maintenance and Surveillance Guideline, with discussions on Critical Controls for tailings dam safety.
Friday afternoon – Workshop with Canadian Geotechnical Society: Tailings research with collaboration with universities with key topics of: dam break assessment, static liquefaction, co-disposal technologies and instrumentation/monitoring technologies.
Saturday – Monday – East Tailings Tour: Canadian Malartic, Porcupine Complex and Vale Sudbury.
Sunday – Tuesday – West Tailings Tour: Winery, Highland Valley Copper, Copper Mountain and New Afton.
Social activities: Opening ceremony, young professionals boat cruise, cultural night, closing dinner plus accompanying person activities.