3th September 2018

4th September 2018

(With simultaneous translation English / German)

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Keynote Carl Grant, Anglo American: „Word, word, word: But what is the matter, my closure lords“
  • Keynote on uranium reclamation: Dr. Paul, Wismut GmbH: „Success factors in large scale mine remediation – The Wismut case“
  • Keynote on lignite mining reclamation: Dirk Sonnen, LMBV mbH: Legal and organizational aspects of lignite mining remediation

Dirk Sonnen (©LMBV mbH)

  • Presentations of Wismut GmbH
  • Presentations of LMBV
  • Parallel Sessions
  • Barbecue

5th September 2018

  • Mid-Conference Excursions

6th September 2018

  • Keynote Mr. Carsten Drebenstedt, TU BA Freiberg: „Reclamation of Illigal Amber Mining Areas in Eastern Europe“

  • Keynote: Mrs. Claire Linklater, SRK Consulting: The importance of geochemistry in closure design: A case study for a site in Laos“

Dr. Claire Linklater

  • Keynote from EIT-Raw Materials: Closed mines – resource of the future?
  • Parallel Sessions
  • Poster, Pitch and Presentations
  • Conference Dinner (Auerbachs Keller)

7th September 2018

  • Keynotes: Mrs. Dr. Carolyn Jewell, HeidelbergCement: Integrating biodiversity into after-use planning – case study from the Cement sector“ 


Dr. Carolyn Jewell

  • Keynote: Dr. Friedrich von Bismarck

Dr. Friedrich von Bismarck (© Schippel)

  • Parallel Sessions
  • Poster, Pitch and Presentations
  • Summary and Closing Ceremony
  • Farewell