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The International Committee for Study of Bauxite, Alumina & Aluminium (ICSOBA) has great honor to announce the 38th International Conference and Exhibition of ICSOBA.
Our host sponsor Sunstone (www.sun-stone.com) will welcome you in Jinan, Shandong province, China from 12 to 16 October.
We look forward seeing you all in Jinan for ICSOBA 2020.
The Organizing Committee is inviting the submission of papers. Abstracts and papers should be written in the ICSOBA 2019 Author Guidelines and Paper Template, available at the website below.
The submission of abstracts, papers and presentations is managed by ConfTool which is customized for ICSOBA 2020 Conference. The access to ConfTool is https://www.conftool.net/icsoba2020.
Paper selection and review will be made by ICSOBA Technical Committee under the leadership of Program Director and Subject Organizers.
Abstract submission deadline is 31 May 2020.
The event will take place in the week from 12 to 16 October 2020 in beautiful city of Jinan, Shandong province, China.
More information about the venue will be given as it becomes available.
Presentations will be held in English or Chinese with simultaneous translation, and presentations will be shown in both languages. All papers and presentations will be published in English on USB stick, available to all participants. The paper proceedings book (TRAVAUX, vol. 49) will be available after the conference based on individual orders.
Exhibition of latest technologies, equipment and other devices for the aluminium industry will take place alongside the conference. Companies can give a presentation at the Exhibition. More information on the Exhibition to follow.
The ICSOBA-2020 program provides for three technical field trips in the last day of the conference to:
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Jinan is the capital of Shandong province in Eastern China. It is located in the west of the province and about 400 km south of Beijing. Jinan has air and high-speed train connection with Beijing, which makes it convenient to visit for Chinese and international delegates.
Visa support will be provided by ICSOBA Host Sponsor Sunstone. Details will become available in due time.
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Sunstone (www.sun-stone.com), established in 2003, specializes in the production and marketing of prebaked carbon anodes for global aluminium industry. With years of development, Sunstone has become one of the largest prebaked carbon anode manufacturers and the largest anode exporter in China. Sunstone currently operates six production facilities in China, three in Shandong province, two in Gansu province and one in Chongqing. The total capacity is approximately 2 million tonnes per year, of which about 25% are exported.
Sunstone is a customer and technology oriented enterprise. One of their major priorities is to produce high quality anodes with the lowest carbon footprint and continuously reduce production cost. To achieve this goal, Sunstone set up an R&D centre in 2010, which is one of the largest and most advanced laboratories for carbon materials for the aluminium industries worldwide. The R&D activities provide continuous technological innovations to our process and raw materials.
The Nonferrous Metals Society of China (NFSOC), founded on November 28, 1984, is an academic, scientific and non-profit social organization formed voluntarily by scientists and technicians of nonferrous metals related disciplines, enterprises and institutions. NFSOC is a first-level society led by China Association of Science and Technology (CAST), and its supporting unit is China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CNIA).
NFSOC implements the guidelines of independent innovation, breakthrough in key areas, support development and lead the future of national science and technology work. Adhering to the principles of independence, democracy and "letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend", NFSOC promotes the fashion of respecting labor, knowledge, talent and creation, and advocate the spirit of "dedication, innovation, realism and cooperation". NFSOC, with 238 group members and 43000 individual members, has 31 academic branches and long-term business contacts with 17 local non-ferrous metal societies. NFSOC is the main channel for contacts and academic exchanges in China's non-ferrous metal industry.
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