Authors | Speakers | Reviewers

Hotel Bonaventure, Montreal, Canada
24–26 September 2024

Deep Mining 2024 proceedings editors

Dr Patrick Andrieux
Principal Engineer
A2GC

Patrick is a mining engineer with over 35 years’ experience at operating mine sites both on surface and underground, as well as in research and development, instrumentation, technical services and support, and consulting. Patrick is currently principal engineer at A2GC, a Canadian Montreal-based consulting firm established in 2015, which offers technical services in the fields of geomechanics, ground control, numerical modelling, mine design and drilling and blasting to local and international mining, construction and civil engineering clients. He is also an adjunct professor at Laval University in Quebec City in the Department of Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering.

Patrick is a registered professional engineer in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario, as well as a designated consulting engineer in the province of Ontario.

Dr Daniel Cumming-Potvin
Project Lead – mXrap Development
Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Australia

Daniel completed his Bachelor of Mining Engineering and PhD at The University of Western Australia in 2012 and 2018, respectively. He has worked at a number of underground metal mines in Australia, specialising in the areas of ground support, monitoring, and mine seismicity. He is project lead for mXrap.

Important dates

The following dates will help you take your accepted abstract through to final paper stage. We recommend you add these dates (AWST) to your calendar. 

ProMPT: ACG online conference proceedings portal

ProMPT is the ACG’s online conference proceedings portal where all submissions and communications regarding your publication will occur. In order to submit an abstract for this conference, you will need to create an account on ProMPT.

Task Due date
Abstract submission
PASSED
Abstract acceptance
PASSED
Draft paper submission
PASSED
Reviewer feedback
14 June 2024
Final paper submission, speaker registration, bio notes and publication agreement
5 July 2024
PowerPoint presentation
13 September 2024

Publications process

Abstract submission
Abstracts should not exceed 300 words. Your abstract will be reviewed by the conference editors and you will be notified whether it has been accepted or not accepted. If accepted, we will provide you with the details required to submit your draft paper. 

Draft paper submission
Your draft paper must be submitted in Word .docx format and in the ACG paper template. Please refer to the associated documents listed below.

Reviewer feedback
Your paper will undergo a single-blind peer review process. All reviewer comments, tracked changes, and feedback will be incorporated into your draft paper, together with ACG desktop publishing changes. We will send you this reviewed version so you can address the comments in your paper. You are required to address and make the changes. If you do not make the changes, please provide an explanation. In some cases, your paper will be returned to the reviewer/s for confirmation changes have been appropriately made.

Final paper submission
Your final paper must be submitted together with your speaker registration, signed publication agreement and speaker bio notes.

Speaker registration
It is mandatory your speaker registration be completed and paid for your paper to be published. There is one speaker per presentation. The ACG publications team will not undertake any desktop publishing or proofreading work on your final paper until you have registered as a speaker. If you register and subsequently withdraw your paper from the conference, the ACG will withhold an editorial fee of AUD 440 (GST inclusive). Please refer to the Speaker Terms & Conditions.

Publication agreement
To publish your paper, the ACG requires you sign and submit a publication agreement. This must be signed by the lead author of the paper. Your paper will be published in the conference proceedings, as well as on the ACG Online Repository of Conference Proceedings.

Finalising your paper for publication

Once your paper is ready to finalise, the ACG publications team will undertake a final full edit and proofread of your paper. Following this, we will provide you with a PDF version of your final paper to review.

PowerPoint submission
You will be required to forward your PowerPoint presentation to the ACG. If you have video or audio, please advise the ACG. Presentations must be submitted in PowerPoint format. No other formats, including PDF, are accepted.

Associated documents

Reference generator

Use the ACG’s reference generator to assist in correctly formatting your references.

Professional accreditation

Participation in this event may contribute towards your professional development accreditation in the following ways:

  • Attending the event.
  • Presenting at the event.
  • Publishing a paper in the event proceedings.
  • Technically peer-reviewing an event paper/s.

The ACG makes no guarantee of this and recommends you contact your respective professional organisation/s. If you require a certificate of attendance, the ACG can provide you with one. Please contact info-acg@uwa.edu.au for details.