3rd International Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices Conference

11 - 15 MAY, 2020, CONSTANTA, ROMANIA

Abstract submission deadline: 15th December 2019

Notification of acceptance: 15th January 2020

Full paper submission deadline: 28th February 2020

Final programme: 20 March 2020

Organiser:                               submission guidelines & template

Co-organiser: 

Facilitator:

The authors of selected papers will be asked by the Scientific Committee to submit full papers to the Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy

Organizing Committee

Prof. Dr. Yiannis Pontikes, KU Leuven

Katy Tsesmelis, International Aluminium Institute-IAI

Dr. Thymis Balomenos, NTUA – AoG

Dr. George Tentes, HOU – Green2Sustain

Scientific Committee

Angelopoulos, George

Banvolgyi, Gyorgy

Batista, João António Labrincha

Beaulieu, Stephan

Binnemans, Koen

Blanpain, Bart

Courtney, Ronan

Evans,  Ken

Fennell, Martin

Fortin,  Sebastien

Friedrich, Bernd

Gkamaletsos, Platon

Godelitsas, Athanasios

Graefe, Markus

Guillaumont, Laurent

Hargreaves, Justin

Jahanshahi, Sharif

Kumar, Sanjay

Mishra, Brajendra

Myers, Lance

Panias, Dimitrios

Panov, Andrey

Rosenberg, Steven Philip

Santini, Talitha

Schlaf, Marcel

Suss, Alexander

Ujaczki, Eva

Vaughan, James

Young, Chris

JUST A FEW WORDS

About the event

All these years we have seen bauxite residue as a resource and an opportunity. During the 1st and 2nd BR conferences we have verified that it is also a source of innovation and ideas, as well as a material that unites scientists from around the world.

Where

Constanța, Romania

We are currently booking 

the best venue for BR2020 …

When

11-15 May, 2020

Monday to Friday, 

This note is an invitation to the 3rd “Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices” conference that will take place in Constanța, Romania in May 2020.

We would be honoured by your presence there and we would be humbled to accept your scientific contributions, papers or posters alike.

Event Schedule

Day 0

Monday, 11 MAY, 2020
Venue Lobby
06:00 PM

RECEPTION & REGISTRATION

Day 1

Tueday, 12 MAY, 2020
BR Management & rehabilitation
Plenary Hall
08:15 AM

REGISTRATION

09:00 AM

OPENING BY THE HOST

09:20 AM

KEY-NOTE SPEECH

Speaker: soon !

10:00 AM

CURRENT STATUS
OF THE INDUSTRY

Keynote: Katy Tsesmelis, International Aluminum Institute

11:20 AM

COFFEE BREAK

11:40 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Processing & additives

Monitoring BR storage sites

01:20 PM

LUNCH BREAK

02:30 PM

REMEDIATION & REHABILITATION

Keynote: Ronan Courtney, University of Limerick​

03:30 PM

COFFEE BREAK

03:45 PM

STANDARDS, POLICY & LEGISLATION

Day 2

Wednesday, 13 MAY, 2020

Materials & applications

Plenary Hall
09:00 AM

MATERIALS & APPLICATIONS (I)

10:20 AM

COFFEE BREAK

10:40 AM

MATERIALS & APPLICATIONS (II)

SPL

01:20 PM

LUNCH BREAK

02:30 PM

NOVEL
APPLICATIONS

03:30 PM

COFFEE BREAK

03:45 PM

SPL

05:00 PM5

POSTER/ EXHIBITION BOOTH/DEMO SESSIONS

Day 3

Thursday, 14 MAY, 2020

Processing BR into a resource

Plenary Hall
09:00 AM

METAL RECOVERY (I)

10:20 AM

COFFEE BREAK

10:40 PM

METAL RECOVERY (II)

01:20 PM

LUNCH BREAK

02:30 PM

CRITICAL ELEMENT EXTRACTION (I)

03:30 PM

COFFEE BREAK

03:45 PM

CRITICAL ELEMENT EXTRACTION (II)

05:00 PM5

POSTER/ EXHIBITION BOOTH/DEMO SESSIONS

Day 4

Friday, 15 MAY, 2020

Field trip to ALUM Plant

Tulcea

08:30 AM

DEPARTURE FOR TULCEA

10:15 AM

ARRIVAL @ALUM PLANT

10:30 AM

ORIENTATION - COFFEE BREAK

11:00 AM

PLANT TOUR

01:30 PM

LUNCH BREAK

03:00 PM

MORE INFO

04:00 PM

DEPARTURE TO CONSTANTA

05:45 PM

ARRIVAL @CONSTANTA

THESE ARE

Our speakers so far

Professor Yiannis Pontikes
KU Leuven
Dr. Thymis Balomenos
Senior Researcher, NTUA & Mytilineos S.A.
Katy Tsesmelis
International Aluminium Institute-IAI
Dr. Ronan Courtney
Lecturer at University of Limerick

Venue

MAMAIA, CONSTANTA, ROMANIA

This will be a festive conference. It will take place at a carefully selected venue, in the Mamaia, Romania’s most popular resort on the Romanian Black Sea shore and in the district of Constanța, the oldest continuously inhabited city in Romania which was founded around 600 BC. 

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