Programme - EMC - European Metallurgical Conference
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Important Dates
28.04.2017 Deadline for presenters to register for the conference

9th European Metallurgical Conference – EMC 2017

EMC 2017 is the most important Conference in Europe dedicated to NF-Metals.

This year’s aim is:

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

EMC 2017 will be dedicated to the continuous efforts of our industry to meet the challenges of a globalizing world by delivering important contributions to the welfare in our future. Sustainability of the non-ferrous metals industry will be duly examined in respect to its technological, ecological and economic aspects in 28 topical sessions.

Not only the production of metals, but also the preparation and the recycling of raw materials and residues are discussed, the impact on the environment and health protection are in the focus of the presentations too. In addition, economic and legal issues such as data security and competition law in an increasing digital global industry are discussed.

The EMC 2017 conference is scheduled to address the following main topics

• Aluminium
• Light Metals (Mg, Li, Ti)
• Copper
• Lead
• Zinc
• Precious Metals
• Nickel / Cobalt / Vanadium
• Minor Metals (Rare Earths, Indium)
• Strategic Metals Recovery Technologies
• Recycling / Waste
• General Pyrometallurgy
• General Hydrometallurgy
• Secondary Metallurgy
• Remelting Technologies
• Improving of Alloys
• By-product Treatment
• Refractory Materials
• Slag
• Process Control
• Process fundamentals, modelling and new processes
• Simulation and Model Calculations
• Environmental Protection
• Strategies for Resource Savings
• Raw Materials Handling
• Analytics
• Quality Assurance
• Economic Prospects and Trading
• HSE practics and Legal Aspects
• Supply Chain Management

The conference is held by invitation of the GDMB Society of Metallurgists and Miners and is particularly directed to metal producers, plant manufactures, equipment suppliers and service providers as well as members of universities and consultants.

More detailed information will be published continuously.