Programme

Mineral Recycling Forum 2019 will provide an invaluable opportunity to take the pulse of this evolving sector through expert presentations from leading players, informative discussion, and all-important networking with those active in the business.

PROGRAMME*

MONDAY 4 March 2019

17.00 REGISTRATION Radisson Blu Hotel

18.00 Welcome Reception at the Malecon Restaurant, a few minutes walk from hotel (see right).

TUESDAY 5 March 2019

KEYNOTE OVERVIEWS

07.30 REGISTRATION

08.45 Introduction
Ismene Clarke, Director & Mike O’Driscoll, Director, IMFORMED, UK

09.00 Competitive manufacturing industries in Europe: circular economy and access to raw materials
Maria Nyberg, Policy Officer, European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs , C.2 Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials, Belgium

09.30 Recycling as a way of developing new business models for the minerals sector: regulatory bottlenecks and opportunities
Francesca Girardi, Industrial Affairs Advisor, IMA-Europe, Belgium

10.00 COFFEE

STRATEGY & DEVELOPMENT

11.00 Strategy for companies aiming to participate in mineral recycling and the Circular Economy
Bart Mantels, Program Manager Sustainable Materials Management, VITO NV, Belgium

11.30 Decoupling geology from geography: connecting market and minerals with hydrometallurgical processing of waste
Mark Tilley, Vice President Business Development, Lixivia Inc., USA

12.00 LUNCH

REFRACTORY RECYCLING | PROCESSING

14.00 The driving force of recycling in the refractory industry
Paul Glaubitz, General Manager Recycling, RHI Magnesita, the Netherlands

14.30 From best practices to excellence in refractory waste management
David Maza, R&D – Process Manager, Sidenor, Spain

15.00 Roller press briquetting and granulation to turn fines into valuable materials
Patrick Lecherf, Export Manager, Euragglo, France

15.30 Panel discussion & Round-up

16.00 COFFEE & CLOSE OF DAY 1

WEDNESDAY 6 March 2019

INDUSTRIAL & MINING WASTE RECYCLING

09.00 Opportunities and challenges in the use of bauxite residue (red mud)
Ken Evans, Independent Consultant, UK & George Banvolgyi, Technical Director, Bán-Völgy Ltd Partnership, Hungary

09.30 Recycling of wastes from the mining, power and metallurgy industries
Prof. Krzysztof Galos, Director, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

10.00 Opportunities in turning waste into geopolymer based construction materials
Juha Pinomaa, Chairman, Betolar Ltd, Finland

10.30 COFFEE

CHEMICAL WASTE & SLAG RECYCLING

11.15 Recovery of magnesia and chromia from chemical waste
Duane Runciman, Wastes Ecotech Srl, Romania

11.45 Trends & outlook for the ferrous and nonferrous slag markets
Daniel Rogers, Head of Market Reports and Consultancy, Smithers, UK

12.15 LUNCH & CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

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Programme Outline

Monday 4 March
18.00 Welcome Reception at the fabulous Malecon Restaurant
Tuesday 5 March AM + PM
Presentations/Discussion
Wednesday 6 March AM
Presentations/Discussion
Ends 14.00

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The Welcome Reception takes place Monday evening 4 March at the nearby Malecon Restaurant with its beautiful views over the Vistula River and Wawel Castle

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