Publications & Presentations



Oboni C., Oboni, F., A Case Study on ALARP Optimization, Tailings 2022, Santiago Chile, May July, 2022

Oboni C., Oboni, F., Tailings Dam Risk Mitigation Through Risk Informed Decision Making, PLANNING FOR CLOSURE 2022, Santiago Chile, May 11, 2022

Oboni F., Oboni, C., TCFD and TNFD for mining: concepts, examples and caveats, CIM Mineral Economics and Finance, CIM2022, Vancouver Canada, May 4, 2022

Gloor, M., Halter, G., Oboni C., Oboni, F., Impact of climate change projections on tailings dams survivability, CIM Climate Change and Tailings Management, CIM2022, Vancouver Canada, May 2, 2022


Oboni F., Oboni C., Angelino C., Recent Experiences Using Space Observation for Quantitative Risk Assessment of Tailings Dams, Tailings and Mine Waste 2021, Banff, AB ,November, 2021

Oboni F., Oboni C., Simplified Dams Risk Assessments Need To Remain Meaningful, Tailings2021, Gecamin, September 2021

Oboni F., Oboni C.H., Convergent Leadership-Divergent Exposures: Climate Change, Resilience, Vulnerabilities, and Ethics. Springer Nature, 2021

Oboni C., Oboni, F., Concentrate Transportation From Mine to Market is Critical to Mines’ Profitability, CIM Technical Session, CIM2021, Montreal Canada, May 4, 2021


Oboni F., Oboni C., The Factor of Safety and Probability of Failure relationship, Tailings and Mine Waste 2020, November, 2020

Oboni F., Oboni C., Holistic Geoethical Slopes’ Portfolio Risk Assessment,


Oboni F., Oboni C. Tailings dams quantitative risk prioritization, Tailings and Mine Waste 2019, Vancouver, BC, November 17 to 20, 2019

Brown D., Brown D., Oboni F., Oboni C., Parente S., Pritchard C., Sidorenko A., Stevens E., Dutra Villarroel I., Williams J. A., Global Hot Spots: How Project and Enterprise Risk Management Practices Drive Business Results Around the World, Book presentation (Simmer System Book 4) Kindle Edition on Amazon

Oboni, F. and Oboni, C., 2020. Tailings Dam Management for the Twenty-First Century. Springer International Publishing.

F. Oboni, C. Oboni, R. Morin, Innovation in Dams Screening Level Risk Assessment,  ICOLD 2019, Ottawa, June 2019


Oboni, F., Oboni, C.,Convergent Quantitative Cyber Risk Assessment to Optimize Enterprise Reliability, Management & Economics Society of CIM, McGill University, Montréal, June 21, 2018

F.Oboni, C.H.Oboni, R.Morin, S.Brunke, C.Dacre., Space Observation, Quantitative Risk Assessment Synergy Deliver Value to Mining Operations & Restoration, (see the presentation) Rouyn-Noranda, 2018, Symposium on Mines and the Environment, Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, June 17 to 20, 2018

C., Oboni, F., Oboni, Geoethical consensus building through independent risk assessments, Resources for Future Generations 2018 (RFG2018), Vancouver BC, June 16-21, 2018

C., Oboni, F., Oboni, Triaging 50 km of dykes, Geohazards 7, Canmore AB, June 3-6, 2018


Oboni, F., Oboni, C., Applying ORE to Balangero Asbestos Mine Dumps Environmental Rehabilitation Risk Informed Decision Making, Tailings and Mine Waste 2017, Banff, AB , November 5 to 8, 2017

Oboni, F., Oboni, C., NI 43-101 and Risks. What Risks?, Management & Economics Society of CIM, Vancouver Canada, October 2017

Oboni, F., Oboni, C., Screening Level Risk Assessment for a Portfolio of Tailings Dams, Fall issue of Canadian Dam Association (CDA, ACB) Bulletin, Vol. 28 No. 4 Fall 2017.

Oboni, F., Oboni, C., Towards Improving Environmental and Social Disclosure in NI43-101, CIM Technical Session, CIM2017, Montreal Canada, May 2, 2017


Oboni, F., Oboni, C., The Long Shadow of Human‐Generated Geohazards: Risks and Crises, Geohazards Caused by Human Activity, Prof. Arvin Farid (Ed.), InTech, ISBN 978-953-51-2802-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2801-4,  November 30, 2016

LePoudre, C., Oboni, F., Dassa, A., Oboni, C., AlMamun, M., Sangam, H., Hébert, A., Arpin, M., Application of Enterprise Risk Management Approach to Manage Tailings Management Risks, Risk and Resilience 2016, Vancouver Canada, November 13-16, 2016

Oboni, F., Oboni, C., Military Grade Risk Application for Mining Defense, Resilience, and Optimization, Risk and Resilience 2016, Vancouver Canada, November 13-16, 2016

Oboni, F., Caldwell, J., Oboni, C., Ten Rules for Preparing Sensible Risk Assessments, Risk and Resilience 2016, Vancouver Canada, November 13-16, 2016

Oboni, F., Oboni, C., A systemic look at tailings dams failure process, Tailings and Mine Waste 2016, Keystone, Colorado, USA, October 2-5, 2016

Oboni, F., Oboni, C., Military-grade risk application for projects’ defence, resilience and optimization, ICOPEV 2016, June 16-17 2016, Guimaraes, Portugal


J., Caldwell, F., Oboni, C., Oboni, Tailings Facility Failures in 2014 and an Update on Failure Statistics, Tailings and Mine Waste 2015, Vancouver, Canada, October 25-28

F., Oboni, C., Oboni, Holistic Physical Risk and Crises Prioritization Approaches to Solve Cyber Defense Conundrums., World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI 2015, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 12 – 15, 2015, in Journal on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: JSCI Volume 13 – Number 4 – Year 2015, pp. 62-67 ISSN: 1690-4524


F., Oboni, C., Oboni, J., Caldwell, Risk assessment of the long-term performance of closed tailings, Tailings and Mine Waste 2014, Keystone, Colorado, USA, October 5-8, 2014

F., Oboni, C., Oboni, Pyramids, Pyramids, Toxic Wastes & Nuclear Reactors Containments. A Lesson Drawn from History with a Risk Manager Perspective. IAEG2014, Turin, Italy, September 15th-19th 2014

C., Oboni, F., Oboni, J. Caldwell, Geosynthetics risk-based design in mining, Geosynthetics Mining Solutions, 2014,  Vancouver, Canada, September 8−11, 2014.

C., Oboni, F., Oboni, Aspects of Risk Tolerability, Manageable vs. Unmanageable Risks in Relation to Critical Decisions, Perpetuity Projects, Public Opposition, Geohazards 6 (2014), Kingston (ON), Canada, June 15 – 18, 2014.

F., Oboni, C., Oboni, Ethics and transparent risk communication start with proper risk assessment methodologies, EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, May, 2014

Oboni,C, Oboni. F, Aspects of Risk Tolerability, Manageable vs. Unmanageable Risks in Relation to Governance and Effective Leadership, International Symposium on Business and Management, Nagoya, Aichi-ken, Japan, April 2014


Oboni, C., Oboni F., Factual and Foreseeable Reliability of Tailings Dams and Nuclear Reactors -a Societal Acceptability Perspective, Tailings and Mine Waste 2013, Banff, AB , November 6 to 9, 2013

Oboni, F., Oboni, C., Zabolotniuk, S., Can We Stop Misrepresenting Reality to the Public?, CIM 2013, Toronto


Oboni, F., Oboni, C., Is it true that PIGs fly when evaluating risks of tailings management systems? Short Course and paper, Tailings and Mine Waste ’12, Keystone Colorado


F. Oboni, C. Oboni, C. Angelino, B. Visconti, Integrated hydrogeological and environmental restoration of landslides affecting a large asbestos mine dry tailings dump, Tailings and Mine Waste 2011, Vancouver, BC, November 6 to 9, 2011

F. Oboni, C. Angelino, B. Visconti, The Cassas Landslide and its impacts on an international & Olympic transportation corridor: studies, monitoring, solution and crisis plans, Second World Landslide Forum – 3-7 October 2011, Rome

Oboni, C. Oboni, F., Infrastructure/Logistical Networks’ Risks: What can Be Done? How Can it Be Done? Why Should it Be Done?, RIMS the Risk Management Society, Vancouver, April 2011


Oboni, C. Oboni, F.STOP PROCRASTINATING!NPV IS DEAD- USE RISK AS A KEY DECISION PARAMETER, Canadian Land Reclamation Association, Issue 1, 2010

Oboni, C. Oboni, F. From Landmines to Mines and their Logistic Network Risks, CIM Conference and Exhibition, May 2010

Oboni, C. Oboni, F. Balangero: Using Risk as a Key Decision Parameter,, march 2010


C. Oboni, F. Oboni, Long Term Effects Evaluation of a National Typhoon_Flooding Protection Program; Fima – Italian Federation Of Applied Mathematics, 3rd International Conference on “Regional Protection and Management of Environmental Risks”, Gressoney, Aosta Valley, Italy, January 19-22, 2009

C. Oboni, F. Oboni, Rational Methodologies for Land Mines/Unexploded Ordnance Contaminated Land Release or Clearing Decision Making; Fima – Italian Federation Of Applied Mathematics, 3rd International Conference on “Regional Protection and Management of Environmental Risks”, Gressoney, Aosta Valley, Italy, January 19-22, 2009


Oboni, F., Angelino, C. , Moreno, J. ,Using artificial intelligence in an integrated risk management program for a large alpine landslide, International Conference ‘Climate Change – Challenges and Solutions’, May 21-24th 2007, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom.


Oboni , F., Angelino, C., Visconti, B., Curti, R., Ghione, A., Environmental Restoration of a 60Mm3 Dry Asbestos Tailings Dup Using Risk Based Decision Making, Canadian Reclamation, Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2006

Oboni, F. , Environmental Restoration of a 60Mm3 Dry Asbestos Tailings Dump Using Risk Based Decision Making, CLRA 2006 Reclamation and Remediation: Policy to Practice, 31st Annual Meeting and Conference, Ottawa, 2006

Oboni,F., Do Risk Assessments Really Add Value To Mining Projects?, CIM Mining Conference & Exhibition 2006, Vancouver, Canada, 2006


M. Pritchard, M. Porter, W. Savigny, I. Bruce, F. Oboni, T. Keegan & B. Abbott,CN Rockfall Hazard Risk Management System Experience, Enhancements, and Future Direction Vancouver, June 2005


Oboni, F.,Ten Years Experience in Linear Facilities Risk Assessment (LFRA), San Francisco ICASP9, 2003

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