FIELD TRIP to leading magnesia producer Grecian Magnesite, Yerakini Thursday 16 May

Field Trip is now full. Attendees wishing to be placed on Wait List please contact Ismene ismene@imformed.com

>120 ATTENDEES ALREADY REGISTERED!

Please Note: DO NOT DELAY in booking rooms | Room block will be released on 28 February 2024 | There are only 90 rooms available at the conference hotel | A further 90 rooms are available at neighbouring sister hotel, Potidea Palace Hotel (5min walk from conference hotel); Venue details & booking here.

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IMFORMED is delighted to announce

MagForum 2024

The Pomegranate Wellness Spa Hotel, Halkidiki, Greece

13-15 May 2024

The conference for all those active in the development, supply, processing, logistics, and market application of magnesium minerals.


MagForum is our largest event and regularly attracts some 250 senior management players from across the global magnesia supply chain from mine to market.

MagForum 2024 will bring together a panel of leading experts to examine and discuss the latest trends and developments in the magnesia minerals market.

Confirmed Speakers*

65 years in the world of magnesia: review of milestones & challenges
Pantelis Vetoulas, Commercial Manager, Grecian Magnesite, Greece

Magnesia supply trends and outlook
Alison Saxby, Research Director, Project Blue, UK

Refractory trends & developments
Nikolas Mathios, Sales Manager, Mathios Refractories SA, Greece

Decarbonisation developments & objectives
Andreas Drescher, VP Decarbonisation, RHI Magnesita, Austria

Magnesium chemicals: review & outlook of downstream supply & demand
Samantha Wietlisbach, Director Minerals Research and Analysis, S&P Global Commodity Insights, Switzerland

How & why CCM is used for cobalt hydroxide production in the Central African Copperbelt
Daniel Verwey, Technology Manager, Protea Mining Chemicals, South Africa

Magnesia in hydrometallurgy: outlook for nickel and cobalt demand
Jorge Uzcategui, Senior Analyst Cobalt & Nickel, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, UK

Magnesium hydroxide in wastewater treatment: an effective alternative to traditional alkalis
Mac McCreless, Managing Director, Garrison Minerals, USA

Speciality applications of ultra-high surface area magnesium oxide
Phil Hodgson, Managing Director & CEO, Calix Ltd, Australia

Magnesium silicates use in CO2 management on farms, forests, and pastures: A supply chain view from quarry to cash.
Adam Wolf, Chief Innovation Officer, Eion, USA

Magnesium oxide production with sustainability and CO2 reduction
Mohamed Abdelaziz, Project Manager Water, NEOM, Saudi Arabia

FLSmidth: Ready to support your carbon reduction targets
Heinz Tolke, Global Manager – Technical Sales Support, FLSmidth, Germany

Advancing the use of MgO for the co-production of magnesium metal, spinel, and calcium aluminates
Aaron Palumbo, CEO, Big Blue Technologies, USA

*subject to change

For MagForum 2024‘s venue we have chosen The Pomegranate Wellness Spa hotel, regarded as one of the best new hotels in Halkidiki, north-east Greece.

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Its prominent location on the west coast of Halkidiki, among the Kassandra and Sithonia peninsulas, is only 30-minutes away from Thessaloniki’s International airport ensuring easy access (more hotel details here).

Delegate feedback on MagForum 2023

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Visiting the olivine mine of Nuova Cives was one of the highlights. This annual event brings together the best in the magnesite industry. It was fantastic to catch up with our long time partners and also have the chance to connect with new customers and suppliers.
Niklas Lüdemann, Head of Region North America, CREMER ERZKONTOR, USA

Excellent programme and venue. The market outlook presentations and Roundtables were great.
Altug Cakmur, CFO, Turkmag, Turkey

Very informative and interactive, and good networking opportunities. Excellent attention to small details in organisation.
Supravo Kundu, Global Category Manager, Calderys Deutschland, Germany

It has been a great experience getting to connect with my colleagues from around the world at MagForum! It’s a pleasure to catch up with our customers and getting more insights to the global magnesia market. Looking forward to next year!
David Torres, Global Marketing Manager Minerals, RHI Magnesita, USA

Wonderful venue. The Roundtable discussions were quite helpful and a highlight of the programme. I had not attended MagForum for several years, and was immediately reminded how helpful it is.
Dave Martin, Industrial Business Director, Premier Magnesia, USA

Valuable takeaways, being well informed, really good networking, excellent organisation.
Elena Martinez, Lead Buyer of Chemicals, Lincoln Electric, USA

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Field Trip: Grecian Magnesite | Thursday 16 May

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GM ranks among the top magnesia producers and exporters in the world,  producing caustic calcined magnesia, dead burned (sintered) magnesia, magnesium carbonate (raw magnesite), basic monolithic refractories and dunite (magnesium silicate). The company’s capacity is close to 200,000 tpa of calcined products and 60,000 tpa of basic monolithic refractories More details here.

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Programme Outline

Monday 13 May 2024
18:00 Welcome Reception & Networking
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Tuesday 14 May 2024
09:00-17:00 Presentations & Discussion
18:00 Evening Networking Reception
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Wednesday 15 May 2024
09:00-13:00 Presentations & Discussion
Thursday 16 May 2024
FIELD TRIP: Yerakini
08:00-13:00 Mine & plant tour; Lunch
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Sponsorship, Exhibition, Registration Enquiries

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E: ismene@imformed.com

T:+44 (0)208 224 0425

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Programme, Speaker Enquiries

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E: mike@imformed.com

T:+44 (0)1372 450 679

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Scope

Minerals

Magnesite
Magnesia
Dolomite
Doloma
Brucite
Huntite
Hydromagnesite
Olivine
Dunite
Serpentinite
Magnesium sulphate
Magnesium chloride

Markets

Agrimarkets
Chemicals
Construction
Electrical
Environmental
Filler markets
Food/Pharma
Glass/Ceramics
Industrial specialities
Metallurgical
Refractories
Welding

The only conference you’ll need to attend if you’re in the magnesia business.

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  • The full spectrum of magnesia

  • Insightful supply round-ups

  • Market trends and analysis

  • Projects in the pipeline

  • Latest technical innovations

  • Logistics solutions

  • Processing developments