Call for Papers

We invite papers for IBS 2019. All papers must be written and presented in English, the official language of the symposium, addressing one of the following themes.


  • Fundamentals and Applications in Biomineral Processing
    (bioleaching, bio-oxidation, bio-flotation, bio-beneficiation)
  • Microbial Ecology, Biogeochemistry
  • Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology
  • Bioremediation, Bio-barriers, Mine Waste, Radionuclides
  • Biomineralization, New Biomaterials
  • Bio-recovery of Precious Metals, Fuels and Energy

Short Abstract Submission

Short abstracts, between 150 and 300 words, must be submitted by January 31, 2019. Please ensure that your abstracts do not contain Figures, References, Tables or Equations. Notification of acceptance will be sent at the end of February 2019.(Deadline of the short abstract submission was postponed until 11th February.)

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Full Abstract Submission

Only authors who received a notification of acceptance (will be notified in early March) can submit a full paper. Please download the template for the full abstract below and mail to: in the PDF format.

The title of your email must be "[IBS2019] ID_family name” (e.g. [IBS2019] NB009_kudo). ID is provided in the e-mail of "[IBS2019] Notification of Acceptance”.

Deadline for the full abstract submission is April 30 May 31, 2019. The format of the paper must follow the guidelines.

Template for the Full Abstract


Short abstracts will be printed and included in the program of IBS 2019. Full abstracts (un-refereed) will not be printed and will be available on a USB stick.