Preliminary Programm

Monday, 29 April 2019

Arrival of the participants, informal evening event

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Location = Freiberg, Institut für Bergbau

Opening session

09.30 – 10.00       


Words of welcome by the Rector of TU Bergakademie Freiberg                                             

Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Barbknecht

09.30 – 10.00

Words of welcome by the International University Centre

Frau Ingrid Lange                                                                                                                               

10.00 – 12.30



First working session: Introduction to the theme of the seminars

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Ing. Carsten Drebenstedt: Automated Mining in the context of developing countries: mine planning and autonomous mining,  technology transfer, co-operation potential of German Industry with partners in developing countries

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Ir. Rudi Sayoga Gautama (ITB Bandung): Mining 4.0 and the socio-economic consequences in developing countries

10.45 – 11.15

Break with refreshments

11.15 – 12.30

First working session (continued): Introduction to the theme of the seminars

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Bayanmunkh Myagmarsuren (GMIT)

Education on technologies for mining and minerals processing in the context of resource dependent countries

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch break – University Mensa

14.00  – 16.30


Second working session:

Research on automated mining at TU Bergakademie Freiberg

Lecture by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Helmut Mischo: The ARIDuA Project: research about automated robots and the internet of things in underground mining and geotechnics operations

Lecture by Frau Prof. Dr. Yvonne  Joseph:

Sensors for the identification and protection of (moving)  persons and (mobile) equipment in underground environments 

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Bernhard Jung / Robert Lösch:  

Design of an Autonomous Robot for Mapping, Navigation, and Manipulation in Underground Mines

16.15 – 16.45



16.45 – 17.30


Questions and answers, discussion

18.00 End of day one

Wednesday, 01 May 2019

Location = Freiberg

10.00 – 13.00

(Break with refreshments in between)

Poster session by participants

List of tentative topics

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch at the location of the meeting

14.00 – 17.00


Short course on data analytics in mining4.0

talpa solutions

·     Big data generation, gathering and transmission in mining operations

·     Big data management and data analytics

·     Analytical insights and applications for mining operations

·     Outlook for mining operations in developing countries


18.30  End of day two

Thursday,  02 May 2019

Location = Mining Institute

09.00 – 11.30

Cutting Centre at  the Open Cast Mining Lab

Above-Ground lab visits: Freiberg X-SITE (eXtreme definition Spatial Immersion and interaction Environment) Virtual Reality CAVE

Dr Sheper, Professor Jung,




12.00 – 13.30

Lunch break – University Mensa


13.30 – 17.00


 Networking afternoon

feedback forms available for participants to fill in and hand back to presenters

Short presentations by representatives of partner companies


          VDMA Mining

          beak consultants

          Geo-Kompetenzzentrum Freiberg. e.V.

          ibes GmbH

          IHK Chemnitz


Official dinner at historical University Mine “Alte Elisabeth” 

Honorary Guest and Dinner Speech: Dr.–Ing. Hendrik Gaitzsch, Chairman of the Board of Geo-Kompetenzzentrum Freiberg. e.V.

22.00 End of day three

Friday,03 May 2019

Location = Freiberg Underground mine “Reiche Zeche”

09.00 – 11.30

Excursion to laboratories and pilot project  installations

Professor Mischo and staff

12.30 – 14.00

Miner’s Lunch underground

14.00 – 16.30

Continuation of the excursion

Professor Mischo and staff

18.00 End of day four

Saturday, 04 May 2019

All-day excursion to MIBRAG open pit mining site Vereinigtes Schleehain