Ensuring the health & safety of our attendees, exhibitors, partners, & staff is our top priority




IMFORMED is diligently monitoring the situation, assimilating advice from relevant authorities, and assessing contingencies regarding the latest developments with the coronavirus (Covid-19).

On balance of evidence to date and feedback from the market we have decided that the right decision is to postpone the following Forums:

IMFORMED Rendezvous 2020 moved to 12-14 April 2021

IMFORMED Rendezvous 2020, Noordwijk-Amsterdam, 6-8 April 2020the new dates are 12-14 April 2021 FULL DETAILS.


MagForum moved to 28-30 June 2021

MagForum 2020, Noordwijk-Amsterdam, 27-29 May 2020 – the new dates are 28-30 June 2021 (Nedmag Field Trip 1 July) FULL DETAILS.


Oilfield Minerals Forum moved to 25-27 May 2021

Oilfield Minerals & Markets Forum 2020, 8-10 June 2020 – the new dates are 25-27 May 2021 FULL DETAILS.

While we are aiming as much as possible to retain the excellent 2020 programmes of the above Forums for next year, we would very much appreciate expressions of interest to speak – please contact Mike O’Driscoll mike@imformed.com.


China Refractory Minerals Forum moved to 15-17 March 2021

Owing to concerns over travel to China this year and rescheduling of IREFCON 2020 to Sept. 2020 further congesting this period with refractory related events, we have decided to reschedule China Refractory Minerals Forum to 15-17 March 2021 FULL DETAILS.


Fluorine Forum REVISED & Hanoi event moved to 2021

Fluorine Forum 2020, 12-14 October 2020 – the new dates for our Hanoi event are 18-20 October 2021 (Masan Resources Field Trip 21 October) FULL DETAILS

Fluorine Forum 2020 REVISED, Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, Noordwijk (Amsterdam), 12-13 October 2020 FULL DETAILS HERE

If you are interested in participating as speaker or discussion host please contact Mike mike@imformed.com 

We will advise delegates as/when appropriate regarding any further updates to the above events.


Precautionary measures

Until further notice, we shall be implementing a range of simple and sensible measures to help minimise any risk, however slight, with which we seek our delegates’ kind co-operation, namely:

  • Please refrain from shaking hands with each other; we can replace with greetings including nods, waves, “arm bumps” on this occasion.

  • Delegates will be provided with hand sanitisers and tissues; please ensure their abundant use and proper disposal of used tissues

  • Please wash hands regularly and generally avoid physical contact as much as possible

  • Please be alert to protecting each other by covering any coughs and sneezes followed by hand washing

  • Please avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands

  • BEFORE EVENT: If you feel ill (high temperature, coughs, shortness of breath) or have recently visited one of the serious outbreak countries (China, South Korea, Italy) please refrain from attending the event until you have been cleared to travel by a health authority.

  • DURING EVENT: If you take ill please

1. immediately return to your bedroom for self-isolation until further instruction

2. Contact Event Organiser: Ismene Clarke T: +44 (0)7905 771 494  ismene@imformed.com (we shall then refer to hotel & local authorities for advice and further instructions)

3. Contact your local health authority.

  • AFTER EVENT: If you take ill after the event please

1. Contact your local health authority

2. Contact Ismene Clarke T: +44 (0)7905 771 494 ismene@imformed.com

Further information & travel advice can be found from the World Health Organisation and your local health authority. We shall be continually monitoring the situation and updating advice as and when required.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or comments