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Registration
Registration for the 7th International Conference on Electrodes for Primary Aluminium Smelters is open.

Conference Programme
A list of confirmed speakers is available here.

Keynote presentation:
How to minimize the carbon footprint of aluminium smelters

halvorHalvor Kvande – Professor Emeritus, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway

Dr. Halvor Kvande got his PhD degree in 1972 from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, and in 1979 he defended his thesis for the Norwegian degree of Doctor Technicae from the same university.
From 1980 he worked in the aluminium industry in Hydro in Norway. From 1990 to 2005 and from 2011 to 2014 he also worked part-time as Adjunct Professor at his Alma Mater University in Trondheim. From 2009 to 2011 he was Professor and Qatalum Chair in Department of Chemical Engineering at Qatar University in Doha, Qatar. In 2012 he retired from his position as Chief Engineer at Hydro in Oslo, Norway.
His major field of interest has been research and development on the Hall-Héroult process for primary production of aluminium. Halvor Kvande is the author and co-author of more than 150 scientific and technical papers, as well as 5 books on aluminium electrolysis and related topics. His research work has been appraised in the form of several TMS awards and honours, and this also includes his contribution (as a member of the IPCC) to the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.

Session titles

  • Keynote session
  • Session 1. Modern Anode Service Plants
  • Session 2. Anode Butts, -Rods and -Cover material
  • Session 3. Anode Development
  • Session 4. Cathode Development
  • Session 5. Energy and Environmental Perspectives
  • Session 6. Industry Trends

Registration 

Registration for the 7th International Conference on Electrodes for Primary Aluminium Smelters is open.

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