Conference Topics

Under the theme “Advancing clay science through measurement, management, applied research, and technology deployment for the sustainable development of Canada’s oil sands”, the COSIA/PTAC Oil Sands Clay Workshop and Conference 2015 will focus on the following five themes.

  • Fundamentals of oil sands clay geology and mineralogy
  • Analytical techniques to characterize oil sands clays
  • The impact of clays on oil sands bitumen extraction and slurry transport
  • The impact of clays on geotechnical properties of oil sands tailings
  • The role of clays in enhancing oil sand tailings planning and management

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If you have any questions on these conference topics or where your area of expertise might fit, please contact:

BUKSA Strategic Conference Services

Suite 307, 10328 - 81 Ave
Edmonton, AB T6E 1X2

Tel: 780.436.0983 ext. 226
Fax: 780.437.5984