Mining and environment is on top of the agenda when the GeoNor conference 2016 gather representatives from the industry, universities and research institutes, government and politicians, financial actors and other stakeholders in the industrial city centre in northern Norway. Four main topics will be addressed, and we have invited a broad spectre of speakers to share their knowledge and experience. Please visit link for program and more information. The conference provides ideal networking opportunities, and our line-up of speakers will address issues of importance in the field of mining and mineral processing and environmental concerns. The NordMin network will arrange a workshop back to back with the conference, under the title a€oeMineral waste a€“ disposal or value creationya Need for research and innovationa€¯. Both events are open for public attendance. Welcome to Norway!