Call for Papers and Presentations
In 2018, the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy will serve as the host of the 40th Annual National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs (NAAMLP) Conference. The NAAMLP Annual Conference is an opportunity for networking, strengthening ties between member programs, discussion of national issues, and information sharing. This year the National Association of State Land Reclamationists (NASLR) is joining the NAAMLP conference and is bringing additional insights on reclamation to the conference. Technical Sessions for the conference provide a platform for individuals to share successful, unique presentations related to a broad array of industry and reclamation topics.
Reclamation / Safeguarding / Project Implementation
Acid Mine Drainage
Economics / Policies
Cultural / Historical
Pilot Projects / Re-mining / AML Enhancement
Abstract proposals should be submitted in PDF format on or before June 1, 2018. Abstracts should be 300 words or less, Times New Roman - 12 font, and should include the presentation title, along with the presenters name, title, organization or company, business address, phone number and email address. In addition, please identify if you are presenting as part of the Mine Reclamation/NASLR technical session. All abstracts should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Selected presenters will be notified by July 1, 2018, and final presentation material will be due on or before July 31, 2018. Details pertaining to the final presentation format, speaker guidelines and other presentation information will be provided to authors and/or presenters at the time of abstract acceptance.
In an effort to facilitate scheduling, anyone interested in presenting should consider sending notification with anticipated topic early. If you are with a state or tribe and intend to present please indicate if you are applying for an OSM award or participating in the NAAMLP business meeting. Presentations are anticipated to be 20 minutes with a five minute Q and A to follow.
For more information or for questions please contact: Jon Fleming, AML Project Manager at email@example.com 276-523-8238.____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
276-523-8206 (Telephone) l 276-523-8247 (Fax)