June 25-27, 2024
Golden, Colorado USA

             2024 Detailed Agenda Coming Soon:

Tuesday, June 25

7:45am – Check-in at Registration Desk

8:30am – 4:00pm – Class (with one hour for lunch*)

4:00pm – 6:00pm – Reception

Wednesday, June 26

8:30am – 3:00pm – Class (with one hour for lunch*)

3:00pm – Lab Tours

Thursday, June 27

8:30am – 11:15am – Class

11:15am – Adjourn

*Lunches Provided in Conference Fee

 2024 Speakers to Date:

Nelson Castellanos Bureau Veritas Commodities
Mani Efran IRA Industrial Solutions
Werner Fragner AMAG
Giuseppe Granara Tomra
Jay Hemenway Ocean Partners
Julia Kiessling SPECTRO
Jeff Koch Unmicore 
Philip Mackey  
Jason Michalek United PMR 
Brajendra Mishra  
Jessica Mullen NETL 
Priscilla Nelson Mines 
Richard Nickerson Cal-Chem Metals 
Bradford Nolan  
Francis Pitard FPSC 
Jurgen Van Gorp Aurubis 
Tim Zembryski Sabin Metal 


This is the 2023 Course Agenda. 2024 Agenda Coming Soon!

Check-in is required for all participants on the first day of attendance. A continental breakfast is available before class on each day.

Tuesday • June 27
7:45RegistrationRegistration Desk
8:30Recycling of Lithium-ion batteries in EuropeKatharina Kirchheimer
9:45Recycling Spent Industrial Catalysts Containing Mo, Ni, and CoCaleb Hull
10:15Hatch Battery Recycling Process Flowsheet Development Case StudyFangyu Liu and Christina Hassey
11:00Synergy: The Cement and Aluminum IndustriesDavid Gossman
11:30Networking Time
12:00LunchFriedhoff Hall
1:00A New Paradigm in Iron Ore Processing:  Recovering Multiple Metallics from Titanomagnetite oresThomas Battle
1:30Technospheric Mining of Critical Metals from Steelmaking SlagJihye Kim
2:15Hybrid Hydro-electrochemical Process Development for LIB Black Mass RecyclingAaron Palumbo
2:45Why Don’t They Recycle More Plastic? - A Process Engineer’s PerspectiveRob Reeves
3:30Redifining the Critical Mineral Supply ChainVictoria Vaccarezza
4:00Social at Colorado School of Mines Coolbaugh Hall Atrium
Wednesday • June 28
8:30Environmentally Friendly Recycling of Ni, Cu, Co Industrial WasteClemens Kuhnert
9:45The Mother of InventionMichael Aston
10:15About HazenLawrence May
11:00Opportunities in Lithium-ion Battery RecyclingMark Strauss
11:30Networking Time
12:00LunchFriedhoff Hall
1:00A Learned Approach to Tailings Reprocessing/td>Joseph Trouba
1:30Recycling Alkaline Batteries - For RealScott Volner
2:15Traders: It’s not what you can do for your company, but what our company can do for you.Jay Hemenway
2:45Metallurgy In The Climate Era: Recycling Alkalinity To Remove CO2 From The AirBrock Battochio
3:30Electrochemical Metal Recovery from Industrial Process Water and WastewaterCameron Lippert
3:00Lab ToursBrown and Hill Hall
Thursday • June 23
8:30Recycling Graphite from Li Ion BatteriesAli Crawford
9:00Criticality of Intellectual Capital: An Excess of ShortagesCorby Anderson
9:45Mine Tailings, Opportunity or Myth?Jaeheon Lee
10:15Zinc and Lead Recycling activities in JGI’s groupPhillippe Henry