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Important Dates
23.06 -
26.06.2019
EMC 2019 Düsseldorf

European Metallurgical Conference – EMC 2017:

Production and Recycling of Non-Ferrous Metals: Saving Resources for a Sustainable Future



Welcoming the participants

9.00 Uhr Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans Jacobi (President of GDMB)

9.10 Uhr Prof. Dr.-Ing. Georg Unland (State Minister for Finance of the Free State of Saxony)

9.25 Uhr Dr. habil. Dipl.-Chem. Bernd E. Langner (Scientific Committee Chair)

Plenary Lectures of General Interest for all Conference Participants (as of 07.04.2017)

Chair Person: Dr. rer. nat. habil. Bernd E. Langner

Monday, June 26, 2017; 9.30 am
Dr. Thomas Bünger, Aurubis AG, Germany:
Metals for Progress – Challenges of Base Metals Industry in Future

Monday, June 26, 2017; 10.00 am
Professor Rodney T. Jones, Mintek, South Africa
Current status of the primary and secondary smelting industries in South Africa­


Chair Person: Dipl.-Ing. Norbert L. Piret

Tuesday, June 27, 2017; 9.00 am
Eng. Juan Rayo P., JRI Ingeniería, Chile
Trends in the non-ferrous mining industry in South America

Tuesday, June 27, 2017; 9.30 am
David H. DeYoung, Ph.D., Alcoa Technical Center, USA
The Smelting of Primary Aluminum – Past, Present, and Future

Tuesday, June 27, 2017; 10.00 am
Professor Shuji Owada, Waseda University, Japan
Technical and Process Innovation in Resources Recycling by Applying Intelligent Comminution and Physical Separation


Chair Person: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Markus Andreas Reuter

Wednesday, June 28, 2017; 9.00 am
Professor Liu Cheng, China ENFI Engineering Corporation, China
Development of Lead and Zinc Industry in China

Wednesday, June 28, 2017; 9.30 am
Dr. Christian Hagelüken, Umicore AG & Co KG, Germany
The EU Circular Economy Package – an opportunity to improve metals recycling