RENDEZVOUS 2019 3 transport arrows with text

Supply chain pics

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

Progamme Outline

MONDAY 8 April

18.00 Welcome Reception sponsored by imerys-logo-png-transparent2


AM: Keynote Overviews & Panel

  • Status & outlook for the industrial minerals business

  • What are the next opportunities?

  • Where is innovation and demand heading?

  • What are the key challenges?

PM: Optional informal discussion & networking

Day 1 PM session table

Evening Reception


Markets Supply & Demand

  • Ceramics

  • Glass

  • Refractories

  • Metallurgy

  • Filler markets

  • Batteries


  • Trends & Developments

  • New innovations

Confirmed speakers

Keynotes: The status & future of the industrial minerals industry

Imerys SA, France

Dr Roger Doome, General Secretary, IMA-Europe, Belgium

Critical, strategic and industrial – the minerals leading the next production revolution
Dr Richard Flook, Managing Director, Mosman Resources Ltd, Australia


Industrial mineral processing evolution and trends
Dr Dietmar Alber, Business Development Director, Minerals & Metals Division, Hosokawa Alpine AG, Germany

Minerals & Markets

Battery evolution & supply chain – what does it mean for industrial minerals?
Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, UK

Aluminosilicates and the refractories market
Imerys Aluminates, France

Calcium carbonate fillers and the outlook for plastics and coatings markets
Samantha Wietlisbach, Principal Analyst Chemicals, IHS Markit, Switzerland

Basics Breakout Briefings

Industrial mineral market basics: an executive primer
Mike O’Driscoll, Director, IMFORMED, UK

Industrial mineral resource exploration and evaluation
CSA Global Pty Ltd, Australia

Reporting industrial mineral exploration results and resources according to international codes
Dr Andrew Scogings, Industrial Minerals Consultant, Australia


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

RDV19 logo web large

Interested in presenting? Please contact:

Mike O’Driscoll

Interested in sponsorship/exhibits? Please contact:

Ismene Clarke