Thank you to everyone who made the Sampling 2012 Conference a great success

On behalf of the Organising Committee of Sampling 2012 we thank you for your attendance and participation at the event. We have received very positive feedback and would like to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors, exhibitors, authors, presenters and reviewers for ensuring the standard of the event delivered was to the highest degree.

The conference attracted over 200 participants with 12% international representation from countries including; Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Dominician Republic, France, Ghana, Indonesia, South Africa, UK and USA.

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Pre and Post Conference Workshops

We would like to extend thanks to our workshop providers Xstract Mining Consultants, Snowden Group and Quantitative Group for their involvement in hosting one day workshops covering Best Practice Geological Sampling for Mining Professionals, Concepts in the Sampling of Gold Deposits: Practical Applications and Understanding Quality Control.

Organising Committee

Conference Chair
Dr Ralph Holmes
Theme Leader Carbon Steel Materials, CSIRO Minerals Down Under Flagship

Dr Simon Dominy, Snowden Group/WA School of Mines
Frank Pachioli, BHP Billiton
Antonia Riley, CSIRO Minerals Down Under Flagship
Geoff Robinson, CSIRO Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics
Darryl Stevens, FLSmidth Automation Australia
Ben Ziegelaar, Yankuang Resources Pty Ltd

Event Management: The AusIMM

Belinda Martin, Manager, Event Operations
Jessica Cowan, Senior Coordinator, Events
Claire Lockyer, Publications Assistant



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