COVID-19: The health and safety of our attendees, exhibitors, partners & staff is our top priority. This Forum is planned to be in-person, however, circumstances may dictate an online version prevails – we shall keep you updated.

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For established players seeking new horizons & newcomers evaluating industrial minerals

New Mineral Sources | Product Development | Logistics | Critical Minerals | CO2 + Energy Challenges | Market Trends | Mineral Pricing | Mineral Processing Developments

Following the success of our inaugural Rendezvous in Paris, 2019, and online in 2021, IMFORMED is delighted to announce the IMFORMED Rendezvous 2022, Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin (Noordwijk), Amsterdam, 24-26 April 2022.

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Launched in April 2019 as a new conference initiative for a high calibre, overview and outlook platform across the industrial minerals business, the Rendezvous was an instant hit for all those wishing to get a handle on where the industrial minerals market is heading and understanding its basic principles.

The industrial minerals supply chain from mine to market examined:

  • Insight and discussion on where industrial minerals markets and innovations are heading

  • Spotlight on primary and growth market sectors

  • Understanding industry fundamentals: resource, processing, logistics, and markets

Confirmed Speakers

Transition challenges & pathways for industrial minerals in the energy-intensive industry ecosystem: EU policy initiatives
Vincent Basuyau, Policy Officer, Energy Intensive Industries & Raw Materials, European Commission, Belgium
Vision for industrial minerals’ future
TBC, IMA-Europe, Belgium
Sustainable mining & development of industrial minerals for a decarbonised economy
Darren Wilson, CEO, LKAB Industrial Minerals, UK
Decarbonisation & renewable energy technology for industrial minerals production
Phil Hodgson, CEO, Calix Ltd, Australia
Investment & development of industrial mineral projects in Sub-Saharan Africa
Rudolph de Bruin, Founding Partner, AMED Funds, South Africa
COP26 & The Great EV Raw Material Disconnect
Simon Moores, CEO & Henry Sanderson, Executive Editor, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, UK
Trends in demand for mineral pigments & fillers in paints & coatings
Stefan Schlag, Director Inorganic Chemicals, IHS Markit, Switzerland
Challenges & solutions in meeting demands for filler mineral processing
Dr. Jürgen Roth, CEO, PMT-Jetmill GmbH, Austria
Ceramic raw materials & markets: challenges & outlook
Brendan Clifford, Co-CEO, Mota Ceramic Solutions, Portugal

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Overlooking the North Sea across grass-covered sand dunes and a wide sandy beach, Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin is an iconic sight on Noordwijk’s peaceful coastline.

It has been a chic beach retreat for more than a century, welcoming guests with a grand marble lobby and over 250 stylish guestrooms, suites, and penthouses – many with stunning sea views. Michelin-starred Restaurant Latour adds to the hotel’s prestige, with its haute cuisine and fine wines.

Here’s what our delegates thought about the IMFORMED Rendezvous

“There is high demand for a forum such as this for both established participants and for newcomers to the industry covering both new and established minerals and markets.”

Richard Flook, Mosman Resources, Australia

“The cross-section of speakers is great: mine through process to market gives insights into the whole value chain.”
Andrew Tyler, Global Business Lead Perlite, Omya UK Ltd, UK

“This conference was highly informative as well as important from the standpoint of networking with adjacent industry peers. We got some commercial leads, but more importantly we got some important market intelligence beyond our local markets.”
Aditya Newalkar, Executive Director, Maharashtra Minerals Corp. Ltd, India

“Excellent programme and organisation, perfectly balanced for a newcomer like myself learning about the business and meeting players.”
Andre Tahon, Exploration Manager, Dal Mining Investment Co. Ltd, Sudan

“Excellent programme for a new person in the procurement process of a consuming company. The Briefings on Basics flowed very well, excellent overviews of each step in the process.” 
Glenn McIntyre, Managed Fire Shape Technology, HarbisonWalker International, USA.

Review of Rendezvous Paris 2019
Review of Rendezvous ONLINE 2021

All you need to know, all you need to meet,
in one place! Rendezvous 2022

Sunday 24 April 2022

18:00 Welcome Reception & Networking

Monday 25 April 2022

09:00-17:00 Presentations, Discussion, & Networking

Tuesday 26 April 2022

09:00-12:00 Presentations, Discussion, & Networking

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