3rd International Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices Conference

Sep 29 - Oct 01, 2020, VIRTUAL EVENT

BR2020 goes Virtual
September 29 – October 1, 2020

Considering the worldwide impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic, we previously informed you that we were moving the BR2020 Conference to September 28 – October 2, 2020.

However, the Organising Committee has decided that the conference would be better held virtually (through an easy-to-use online platform), from September 29 to October 1, 2020.

We say “bye bye Constanţa, hello world!”.

We are looking forward to meeting you ONLINE in September!

Read the Organizing Committee full letter here !

Abstract submission deadline: 15th January 2019 

Notification of acceptance: 31th March 2020

Full paper submission deadline: 15th June 2020 (new extension)

Final programme: 30th June 2020 (new extension)

Organiser:                               

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

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.

When

New dates – virtual conference

September 29 – October 1, 2020

 Tuesday to Thursday

Where

Virtual Event

This note is an invitation to the 3rd “Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices” conference that will take place online, from September 29 to October 1, 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

will be announced soon!

Day 1

Tuesday, 29 SEPTEMBER, 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

Evening

Day 2

Wednesday, 30 SEPTEMBER, 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, 1 OCTOBER, 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

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

BR2020 conference will be held online.

More details will be announced soon.

 

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