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19th IFAC Symposium



August 15, 2022 - August 17, 2022


Hotel Bonaventure
900, rue De La Gauchetiere
Montreal H5A 1E4

The International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) is proud to announce that the 19th Symposium on Control, Optimization and Automation in Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing (MMM 2022) will be held in Montreal from August 15 to 17, 2022.

The National Organizing Committee is preparing an exciting scientific program that explores the state-of-the-art control, optimization, and automation technologies in the field. Both academic and industrial control engineering practitioners will have the opportunity to present their work and exchange research ideas with colleagues from across the globe.

The 19th IFAC MMM Symposium covers the following topics:

Mining, mineral and metal processing
Metal recycling and waste treatment
Energy and carbon abatement
Process modelling
System identification and state estimation
Process control and optimization
Process monitoring and fault detection
Big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence
Raw data processing, data acquisition chain, data mining, data storage
Production planning, distribution and logistics
Sensor and Instrumentation
Other applications related to the MMM field


o Presentation: "PID Tuning Using Highly Oscillatory Data"

Authors: Todd Kinsey (Freeport-McMoRan), Maxym Lachance (BBA), and Bob Rice (Control Station)

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

11:00-11:20 AM


o Presentation: "Optimizing Mine Efficiency & Throughput Using CLPM"

Authors: Pascal Laplante (Agnico Eagle mines), Maxym Lachance (BBA), and Vince Heng (Control Station)

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

2:50-3:10 PM