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2014 SUSTAINABLE INDUSTRIAL PROCESSING SUMMIT AND EXHIBITION

FLOGEN successfully organized the 2014 Sustainable Industrial processing Summit and Exhibition/Shechtman International symposium dedicate to life time achievements of Prof. Shechtman, 2011 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry. It was held in Cancun, Mexico from 29 June to 4 July 2014.

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, presenting at SIPS 2014

The summit was addressed by major figures from industrial companies, politics, university education and Research Institutions from all over the world. Some of them were awarded Fray International Sustainability Award and Shechtman International Leadership Award.

The Printed Report of the symposium can be found at: http://www.flogen.org/ShechtmanSymposium/pdf/Shechtman_Report.pdf
The Video Reports of the symposium can be found at: www.flogen.org/ShechtmanSymposium/?gid=68
More information at the symposium web site at: www.flogen.org/ShechtmanSymposium

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, awarding Prof. Dan Shechtman, 2011 Nobel Laureate Technion Institute of Technology and Iowa State University, with the Fray International Sustainability Award

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, awarding Prof. John A. Meech, CERM3, University of British Columbia, Canada, with the Fray International Sustainability Award

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Engineer Oscar Gonzalez Rocha, CEO of Southern Copper Corporation in Peru, receiving the Fray International Sustainability Award

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, awarding Pierre Arcand, Minister,Energy and Natural Resources and Northern Mining Plan, Quebec, Canada, with the Fray International Sustainability Award

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, awarding Dirk Fransaer, BSc (Civil), BSc (BioMed), Managing Director of VITO NV in Belgium, with the Fray International Sustainability Award

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, awarding Prof. Randy W. Schekman, University of California, 2013 Nobel Prize Laureate , with the Shechtman International Leadership Award

CONVERSATIONS WITH NOBEL LAUREATES AND LEADERS OF INDUSTRY

Dr. Florian Kongoli in conversation with Nobel Laureates, Professors Shechtman and Smoot
On Monday evening before the show, an interesting conversation was organized with Nobel Prize Winners Professors Shechtman and Smoot. The conversation covered important issues such as similarities and differences between Micro World (microscopy, quasi crystals) and Macro World (galaxies), the governing laws of both worlds, roles of both worlds in our life in our planet, the possibility to go in a different planet, the bridge between different scientific fields, good and bad authority in science and pioneering new fields, increasing human life expectancy, science and politics - their common ground and differences, the meaning of life, etc.

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Nobel Laureates, Professor Dan Shechtman and George F. Smoot

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Nobel Laureates, Professor Dan Shechtman and George F. Smoot

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Nobel Laureate, Professor Dan Shechtman

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Prof. Dan Shechtman, Prof. Bartek Glowacki, University of Limerick, UK

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Nobel Laureate, George F. Smoot

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Prof. George F. Smoot, Dr. Swatantra Prakash

Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Nobel Laureates Professors Shechtman and Schekman
On Thursday morning an interesting conversation was organized with two Nobel Prize Winners Professors Shechtman and Schekman. The conversation covers important issues related to commonalities between Materials and Life Sciences such as peer review publications, role of government in fundamental research, Nobel Prize and its life-changing experience, suggestions for success in science, technological entrepreneurship, meaning of life etc.

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Nobel Laureates, Professors Dan Shechtman and Randy W. Schekman

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Nobel Laureates, Professors Dan Shechtman and Randy W. Schekman

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Nobel Laureate, Professor Dan Shechtman

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Prof. Dan Shechtman and Prof. Tamas Kekesi, University of Miskolc, Hungary

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Nobel Laureate, Randy W. Schekman

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Nobel Laureates Professors Dan Shechtman and Randy W. Schekman

Dr. Florian Kongoli in conversation with Oscar Gonzalez Rocha CEO Southern Peru Corporation
Also on Thursday, an interesting conversation was held by Oscar Gonzalez Rocha, CEO, Southern Peru Corporation, one the best 50 CEOs in the world according to Harvard Business Review in 2012. The conversation covers important issues related to the role of CEO in managing a big corporation in good times as well as in crisis times, the importance of being an engineer and being recognized for your work in this domain in the society, the support role of the family for an engineer etc.

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Oscar Gonzalez Rocha, CEO Southern Peru Corporation

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Engineer Oscar Gonzalez Rocha, CEO of Southern Copper Corporation in Peru

MEETINGS WITH LEADERS OF INDUSTRY AND ACADEMIA

Dr. Florian Kongoli had the occasion to meet with various leaders of industrial companies. A non-inclusive list is given below:

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Shin-ya Kitamura, Tohoku University

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Olof Forsen, Aalto University; Tomas Havlik, Technical University of Kosice; Francesca Pagnanelli, Sapienza University of Rome; Emanuela Moscardini, Sapienza University of Rome

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Dan Shechtman, Technion Institute of Technology and Iowa State University; Jean-Marie Dubois, CNRS-Universite de Lorraine

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Vasant Kumar, University of Cambridge

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Stephane Bordas, University of Luxembourg

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Professor Thomas Buenger, from Aurubis AG in Germany

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Bartek Glowacki, University of Limerick

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Cyro Takano, University of Sao Paulo

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Patrick T. Moseley, Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with John Meech, CERM3, University of British Columbia

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Manuel Ramos, BSc, COO of ASARCO LLC in The United States

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Martin Pech-Canul, CINVESTAV

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Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Antonio Peres, University of Minas Gerais


Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with COO Manuel Ramos and Prof. Rodrigo Martins


Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, with Dr. Kohmei Halada at SIPS2014 in Cancun, Mexico, October 2014

SIPS 2014 Social Events
A collection of the various social events that took place during SIPS2014, in Cancun, Mexico



































July 2014 Events

FLOGEN AWARDS RECIPIENTS ACHIEVE FURTHER RECOGNITION 305

Hon. Reinhard Butikofer becomes Chair of the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with the People’s Republic of China

Hon. Reinhard Butikofer, is a Member of the European Parliament for the German Green Party and was the European Parliament's Rapporteur on Raw Materials, Mannheim, Germany, recipient of FLOGEN 2011 Fray International Sustainability Award in the category of politics at FLOGEN 2011 SIPS (Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit) in Cancun, Mexico, December 2011. (Official Award Web site: https://www.flogen.org/?p=20&bio=Butikofer )


Dr. Florian Kongoli, President of SIPS and President of FLOGEN, awarding the Honorable Reinhard Butikofer, with the Fray International Sustainability Award at FLOGEN SIPS 2011


Acceptance Speech of Hon. Reinhard Butikofer to Dr. Florian Kongoli, on the occasion of winning the FLOGEN 2011 Fray International Sustainability Award

Following the footsteps of other FLOGEN award recipients who have subsequently achieved further recognition, Hon. Pierre Arcand, became Chair of the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with the People's Republic of China in July 2014

We wish similar future successes for all FLOGEN Award winners that were honored during SIPS in previous years as documented in the pages of this web site.

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