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A note of thanks from the Executive Committee



The 7th International Conference on Tailings Management, Tailings 2021 Executive Committee thanks the participation of more than 480 delegates from 18 countries who attended Tailings 2021, held from September 1 to 3 on a virtual format.
On this occasion, 76 presentations related to the developments and best practices in the transportation, disposal, control and monitoring of conventional, thickened, paste and filtered tailing storage facilities..



We are particularly grateful to:
• Freeport-McMoRan, USA, proud Main Sponsor of the Conference;
• The authors, for their invaluable technical contributions and willingness to share their knowledge and experiences;
• The Directing Members of the Organizing Committee, especially to the Chair of the Conference, Tamara Johndrow, for her great contribution and enthusiasm;
• The Technical Committee, for their collaboration to the revision of papers;
• The Advisory Committee, for their contribution to promote the conference;
• The co-organizing institutions: AMTC, Universidad de Chile; Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Canada; Tailings Center of Excellence, Colorado School of Mines, USA; and TAILENG, USA;
• The sponsors, for their generous support;
• Media partners, for their support in the dissemination of the conference and for the delivery of updated information to the public in a timely manner.

And last, but certainly not least, we would like to thank all participants for their contribution to the technical discussion of presented works, which contributed to the success of seventh version of Tailings Conference.

Executive Committee Tailings 2021

Committees
TAILINGS 2021

The Organizing, Advisory and Technical committees support the promotion of the seminar. Likewise, they support by determining the technical focus of the seminar program. The technical committee reviews the written works that are received, establishing the highest technical quality. All committee members have a special discount on registrations.

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Tamara Johndrow
Chair
Director Tailings & Water, Freeport-McMoRan, USA
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Carlos Pavissich
2019 Chair
Tailings Manager, Copper Projects, BHP, Minerals Americas
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César Pastén
Co-Organizer
Academic, AMTC, Universidad de Chile
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Caius Priscu
Co-organaizer
Adjunct Professor, Norman B Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Canada
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Michael Henderson
Co-Organizer
Director, Tailings Center of Excellence, Colorado School of Mines, USA
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Jorge Macedo
Co-Organizer
Chair, Georgia Tech, TAILENG, USA
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Carlos Barahona
Executive Director
General Manager, Gecamin, Chile
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Hugo Quelopana
Program Chair
Specialist Engineer, Delfing, Chile
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Rodrigo Reyes
Coordinator
International Conferences Coordinator, Gecamin, Chile
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René Orellana
Directing Member
Tailings Corporate Manager, Codelco, Chile
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Luis Tejada
Corporate Geotechnical Manager, Vale, Brasil
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Johan Boshoff
Directing Member
Group Head of Tailings, GoldFields, Australia
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Georgia Lysay
Directing Member
Director Tailings and Water, Freeport-McMoRan, USA
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Dave Luppnow
Directing Member
Principal Governance - Tailings, South32, Australia
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Michael Davies
Directing Member
Senior Advisor, Tailings & Mine Waste, Teck Resources, Canada
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Kimberly Morrison
Directing Member
Director, Tailings & Water Management, Newmont Mining Corporation, USA
Tailings 2019 Statistics
Participants Mining Companies
125
Represented Countries
19
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