For recent IMFORMED presentations by Mike O’Driscoll please go to: IMFORMED Presentations

A selection of past presentations by Mike O’Driscoll, certain of which are available on request:

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040Oilfield bonanza: Oil and gas drilling demands industrial minerals
22nd Industrial Minerals International Congress & Exhibition, Vancouver, 1-13 April 2014
039China’s ceramic proppant market: Bauxite’s new bonanza?
20th Bauxite & Alumina Conference, Miami, 24-26 February 2014
038Oilfield minerals – setting the scene: conference introduction & market overview
Oilfield Minerals Outlook:Middle East, Abu Dhabi, 27-29 January 2014
037Voyages of discovery: Logistics in the context of industrial minerals
4th Moving Minerals, Amsterdam, 3 December 2013
036China in change: conference introduction & market overview
China’s Industrial Minerals & Markets, New Horizons, New Mindsets, Shanghai, 23-25 September 2013
035The oilfield market: conference introduction & market overview
Oilfield Minerals Outlook: Proppant Prospects for Europe, London, 30 April 2013
034Proppant prospects for bauxite
19th Bauxite & Alumina Conference, Miami, 13-15 March 2013
033The oilfield market: conference introduction & market overview
Oilfield Minerals Outlook: Middle East, Dubai, 21-23 January 2013
032Magnesia supply: All change in world order
Refractory Raw Materials Symposium, 55th International Colloquium on Refractories, Aachen, 20 September 2012
031Why oilfield minerals?: conference introduction & market review
Oilfield Minerals Outlook, Houston, 19-21 June 2012
030The hills are alive with…magnesite: MagMin conference introduction & market overview
MagMin 2012, Salzburg, 14-16 May 2012
029The outlook for industrial minerals trade: conference introduction and market overview
21st Industrial Minerals International Congress & Exhibition, Budapest, 26-29 March 2012
028Frac sand frenzy: Focus on supply & demand for hydraulic fracturing sand
Silica Arabia 2012, Jeddah, 12-14 March 2012
027Mine to market: International trade in industrial minerals
Critical Mineral Resources: Challenges & Opportunities, SME Annual Meeting, Seattle, 22 February 2012
026Magnesia moving & shaking: MagMin conference introduction & market overview
MagMin 2011, Madrid, 16-17 May 2011
025Magnesia movers & shakers: Supply trends of a strategic mineral
Robert Bates Symposium: Other Strategic Mineral Changes, SME Annual Meeting, Denver, 1 March 2011
024Andalusite: Global supply & market overview
Cofermin Agents Meeting, Essen, 20 May 2011
023Refractory raw materials: Perspectives on global supply trends
Magnesita Global Summit, Contagem, 29 August 2011
022The power of minerals: industrial minerals and alternative energy
Industrial Minerals & Alternative Energy, SME Annual Meeting, Phoenix, 28 February-3 March 2010
021Magnesia on the rebound: Caustic calcined magnesia outlook
4th China Liaoning International Magnesia Materials Exposition, Shenyang, 26-29 September 2010
020Where’s the industrial minerals market heading?: conference introduction & market overview
20th Industrial Minerals International Congress & Exhibition, Miami, 21-24 March 2010
019Where’s the fluorspar market heading?: conference introduction & market overview
Fluorspar ’09, Valencia, 17-19 November 2009
018The world of magnesite: MagMin conference introduction & market overview
MagMin 2009, Amsterdam, 10-12 May 2009
017China’s magnesite industry: resources, supply, & global influence
Impact of China on industrial minerals, SME Annual Meeting , Denver, 22-25 February 2009
016Global trends in the industrial minerals industry: Challenges & opportunities
Investment Opportunities in Saudi Industrial Minerals, Jeddah, 9 March 2009
015The changing world of magnesite
The structure of the talc supply market
3rd China Liaoning International Magnesia Materials Exposition, Shenyang, 20-24 September 2008
014Challenges for industrial minerals: conference introduction & market overview
19th Industrial Minerals International Congress & Exhibition, Athens, 30 March-2 April 2008
013The world of magnesite: MagMin conference introduction & market overview
MagMin 2007, Istanbul, 13-15 May 2007
012The Turning of the Dragon: China in change, domestic demand priority
Future Trends in Industrial Minerals, SME Annual Meeting, Denver, 25-28 February 2007
011European carbonate resources & markets
Geology & Markets for Value-Added Carbonate Minerals, SME Dreyer Conference
Atlanta, 8-11 October 2006
010Magnesia minerals – setting the scene: MagMin conference introduction & market overview
MagMin 2005, Vienna, 12-14 June 2005
009Trends & developments in refractory raw materials supply: Focus on dead burned magnesite
Tehran International Conference on Refractories, Tehran, 3-6 May 2004
008The economic importance of industrial minerals
IMA-Europe 10th Anniversary Conference, Brussels, 13 May 2004
007Best of both worlds: supply and demand – China’s role as a source of refractory minerals for global markets
4th International Symposium on Refractories, Dalian, 24-28 March 2003
006Refractory raw materials: trends & developments in supply & demand
China’s Refractories Seminar 2001- Technology & Markets, Beijing, 25-27 April 2001
005The role and importance of industrial minerals: course introduction & market overview
SME Short Course on Industrial Minerals Due Diligence Review and Valuations of Industrial Mineral Acquisitions, Denver, 27-28 February 1999
004Life beyond ferrochrome: A review of chromite ore supply plus a focus on special grades
International Chromium Development Association Meeting, Paris, 12-13 November 1998
0032nd Caribbean Industrial Minerals Workshop, Jamaica, 1995
002Institute of Refractory Engineers Annual Conference, Sheffield, 1994
001Industrial minerals & Brazil: an overview of selected minerals and their markets
Industrial Minerals ’92: Opportunities & Trends, São Lourenço, Brazil, 1992