XXVIII International Mineral Processing Congress

September 11-15, Québec City Convention Center

Abstracts & Proceedings

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Author Submission Requirements and Important Details

Important information related to authors / presenters of XXVIII International Mineral Processing Congress (IMPC 2016) are outlined below. PLEASE read carefully before proceeding to submit an abstract.

KEY DATES (subject to change) authors / presenters should keep in mind include:

 Call for Abstracts:   CLOSED!
 Notification of Abstract Acceptance:   Begins October 1, 2015
 Paper Due:  January 1, 2015
 Paper Review Process:  Begins January 1 to March 15, 2016
 Final Paper Due:  March 15, 2016
 Final Paper Decisions for Revised Papers:
 Begins April 1, 2016
 Author Registration:  May 1, 2016

IMPC 2016 Author / Presenter Requirements

Authors are expected to fulfill the five (5) core requirements to participate at IMPC 2016:

1. SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT using the Word Template.

  • Submissions can be for an oral or poster presentation.
  • Authors are requested to download and use the Abstract Template
  • All abstracts will be reviewed by the committee members.
  • Abstracts will be judged on content related to the track / symposium scope.
  • Authors will receive notification of abstract acceptance beginning October 1, 2015.

2. SUBMIT A PAPER version of oral or poster presentation.       

  • Guideline for formatting and Preparing Manuscripts (oral and poster submissions).
    Document includes instructions for paper: formatting, writing, submitting online, and the paper review process.
  • Papers are due January 1, 2015.
  • Paper version of abstracts will be reviewed and if accepted included within the conference proceedings.
  • All papers will endure a Blind Peer Review Process.
  • Final notification of paper review acceptance begins April 1, 2016. 


  • At least one author / presenter is required to preregister with full payment by May 1 for their paper to be included within the proceedings as well as to be included in final programming.
  • Papers that do not have a registered and paid author/presenter by May 1, will be omitted from the proceedings and programming.
  • Authors/presenters with multiply submissions need only register once.


  • All conference papers will be available and index on Onemine.org
    Citation details: Proceedings of the XXVIII International Mineral Processing Congress (IMPC 2016), ISBN: 978-1-926872-29-2, 
    September 11-15, 2016, Québec City, Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum.
  • Copyright of Congress papers will be held by the author and not the Organizing Society/Body and hence authors will be free to submit their work after the Congress to a journal of their choice.
  • Authors will be prompted to fill out the publication rights form during the paper submission process.

5. SOLICIT VISA LETTERS (if applicable).

  • International authors / presenters may require a visa letter to visit Canada. Authors are responsible for soliciting letters. To begin the process, authors / presenters must start the process by applying online: (online form not available).
  • Please note that Visa Letters do not commit the organizing committee to providing financial support.

For details regarding countries that require a visa to enter Canada or for processing times, visit: www.cic.gc.ca & www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp