The symposium on “Mining  Engineering and Geo-Resources” will be held in the scope of the 3rd Doctoral Congress Engineering (DCE19) which will be hosted at FEUP, Porto, Portugal on the 27th and 28th of June 2019.

Symposium Comittee is pleased to invite you to share ongoing work or results of PhD or Master.

Topics for submission will focus on:

  • Mining Extraction
  • Mineral Processing
  • Environmental Mining Impact
  • Mineral Exploration and Feasibility
  • Mining Life Assessment  (including: Resources Assessment, Mining Planning, Mine Closure, Recycling, Life Cycle Assessment, Occupational Assessment, etc.)



Please check the ‘Instructions for authors’ page.

–> deadline for submission has been extended to 07/04

–> Submission phase for the Mining Engineering and Geo-resources Symposium is now closed. If you wish to submit an abstract our update an already submitted abstract, please contact



Presentation (oral communication/poster)

At least one of the authors is required to attend the symposium to present the abstract.



All accepted  and revised abstracts, with at least one author registered in the Congress with a paid fee, will be mentioned in the event’s program/Booklet that will be given to congress participants on the 1st day.

All accepted  and revised abstracts, with at least one author registered in the Congress with a paid fee, will be published in the Symposium Book of Abstracts (with ISBN).

Authors of accepted and revised abstracts will be encouraged to submit their manuscripts (full paper with revisions completed) to the U. Porto Journal of Engineering for publication in a special issue.




Authors of accepted and revised abstracts, presented at the Congress, will be eligible for:

  1. “Best student oral communication”
  2. “Best student poster”

Please check the ‘Awards’ page.


Registration (Payment)

Registration is mandatory for all participants.

At least one author  of each accepted and revised abstract must be registered in the event, with a paid fee, for the abstracts’ reference to appear in the Booklet, in the Book of Abstracts and in the Proceedings.

All abstracts  submitted to this Symposium, accepted and revised, will have one (1) registration paid (to the  author who presents the oral communication or the poster). To  have your registration paid, check the ‘Registrations‘ webpage and follow the guidelines.


Symposium Committee

Symposium Chairs

  • Maria de Lurdes Dinis (FEUP/CERENA-Polo FEUP)
  • Teresa Carvalho (IST/CERENA)

Symposium Organizing Committee

  • Janine Figueiredo | PhD candidate from PDEMGR
  • Rui Sousa | PhD candidate from PDEMGR
  • TBD | Master candidate from MEMGR
  • Paula Lima | Staff from DEM-FEUP

Scientific Committee

  • Maria de Lurdes Dinis (FEUP)
  • Teresa Carvalho (IST/CERENA)
  • Fernando Durão(IST/CERENA)
  • Matilde Costa e Silva (IST/CERENA)