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Papers are invited for presentation at Flotation '17. All papers must be written and presented in English, the official language of the conference.



  • Flotation Fundamentals: Physics and Chemistry
    • Fundamental reagent and flotation chemistry
    • Bubbles, froths, bubble-particle interactions
    • Flotation cell hydrodynamics, kinetics and scale-up

  • Flotation Applications and Plant Practice
    • Plant Operations, particularly related to new technology, and process mineralogy problems
    • Flotation Circuits, and their modelling, simulation, control and optimisation
    • Flotation machine developments
    • Metallic, non-metallic and coal flotation
    • Environmental considerations


Abstract Submission

Although the official deadline for abstracts has now passed, we are still considering abstracts for presentation. If you would like to present a paper at the conference, your short abstract, of no more than 150 words, should be emailed to Dr. Barry Wills in Rich Text Format (.rtf) as soon as possible.


Draft Papers

If your abstract has been accepted, a draft paper will be required. These papers will form the unrefereed Proceedings, which will be available to delegates on a USB stick at the conference. Copyright on these papers belongs to the individual authors, and not to MEI.


Final Papers

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Final papers should be submitted no later than one month after the end of the conference. These will be refereed, and, if accepted, published in a special Flotation issue of the Minerals Engineering journal. Corresponding authors will receive one complimentary copy of this special issue. All other delegates may purchase the special issue from Elsevier Science Ltd at a discounted rate.


Ordering Papers

Papers from the conference will be published in a special issue of Minerals Engineering journal. You will be able to view and download papers from this special issue from ScienceDirect after it has been published.

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This is an ideal opportunity to present your work to an international audience and have your paper published in a refereed journal of high repute.




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