AIMS 2018 – 23&24 May – SAVE THE DATE

Following up on the success of the AIMS 2017, we are pleased to announce the First International Conference:

Mines of the Future

23 & 24 May 2018

PPS Lecture Hall Building, Aachen, Germany


Main Topics will be:

  • Technological Advances and Innovation
  • Best Practices and Benchmarking
  • Responsible and sustainable Mining


Mines of the Future will offer a special session on the EU Horizon 2020 Imp@ct project.

We are happy that these Key Note Speakers will be part of our program:

  • Jürgen Brune, Colorado School of Mines, USA
  • Kathryn Moore, Camborne School of Mines, UK
  • Barrie Johnson, Bangor University, UK
  • Dominic Roberts, Mineco Ltd, UK


The contribution of presenters is crucial to the success of the Conference and we greatly value your input. Submissions as well as registrations will start in December via our online portals.


Conference Features

  • Presentations & Discussions
  • Poster Session
  • Exhibition by Industry
  • Dinner Party (Coronation Hall)
  • Conference language: English


Against the background of the imperial city of Aachen, the Conference and the Dinner Party in the historical Coronation Hall (Townhall Aachen) will offer ample opportunity to make new contacts and renew old ones. In order to gain an impression of AIMS 2017, please have a look at our photo gallery.


For further information, please download our leaflet or visit our website. If you have any questions, please contact us via mail at or by telephone at +49-241-80 95673.


If you are interested in a Sponsorship, please contact us directly. We will be happy to inform you about the numerous possibilities. First information you find here.


We are looking forward to meet you at this unique conference in the heart of Europe. It would be a great pleasure to welcome you as a speaker or participant.


With a friendly GLÜCKAUF!


Iris Schümmer

Conference Organisation

RWTH Aachen University – Institute of Mineral Resources Engineering

Wuellnerstraße 2 – 52062 Aachen – Germany

Tel.:   +49-(0)241-80 95673

Fax : +49-(0)241-80 92272





Aachen International Mining Symposia (AIMS 2018)

First International Conference Mines of the Future

23 – 24 May 2018

Aachen, Germany

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