The 22nd World Mining Congress & Expo 2011 will be held from September 11-16, 2011, at the Lutfi Kirdar Convention and Exhibition Center in Istanbul, Turkey. This leading international event will be held in Istanbul for the second time. The first mining congress was held in the Turkish capital of Istanbul in 1979. The event is being organized to provide a global forum for the professionals to learn about and discuss innovations and recent developments related to mining, energy and mineral processing. The theme of the 22nd edition will be “Innovations and Challenges in Mining”. Around 1700 participants from 40 countries are expected to attend the Congress to debate and discuss a wide range of topics on mining sector. Besides, more than 400 technical papers are likely to be presented. The professionals attending the Congress would include Technical Managers/Miners, Researchers, Senior Executives, Mining Engineers, Scientists, Academics, Mine Directors, and many others. Traveling to Istanbul from any part of the world is quite easy as the Ataturk International Airport handles many international airlines that operate direct, nonstop flights to Istanbul from major cities around the world. If you want to attend the Congress and traveling from New York to Istanbul, it will take 11 hours to reach. You should better think of buying air tickets and travel by business class to Istanbul
comfortably as the flight will be long haul. If you are traveling from Chicago, then you consider buying business class tickets to Istanbul on United Airlines. The travelers from New York have the option to book their tickets on Delta Air Lines and KLM.
The participants will get an excellent opportunity to share their experience, make new connections and establish profitable business relationship at the Congress. This event, which is specifically designed for the mining institution members, miners, academic and technical persons involved in the mining sector, is also expected to attract numerous exhibitors to display their products, equipments and services. More than 300 domestic and foreign firms are likely to showcase their exhibits at the Congress. The exhibits would include Mineral Dressing Equipment; Tunnel Boring/Drilling Equipment; Explosives and Blasting Devices; Construction Machinery and Technology; Earth Moving Equipment; Minerals Handling and Transporting Equipment; Safety and Rescue Equipment; Processing and Reclamation Equipment; and many more. The 22nd World Mining Congress & Expo 2011 would prove to be fruitful and contribute to the resolution of problems related to mining by opening up new horizons for the participants. There’s still some months left for the Congress to start. If you are looking out for airline tickets for cheap rates, then you should book your tickets much ahead in advance. There are many airlines that also offer attractive airline discount on business class flights to Istanbul
. You should not miss the opportunity as this is a must-attend event for you if you are associated with the mining sector.