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SIPS-2017 5

2017 SUSTAINABLE INDUSTRIAL PROCESSING SUMMIT AND EXHIBITION



The SIPS 2017 - Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit & Exhibition was held in Cancun, Mexico from 22-26 October 2017.

This year, the summit honored the 2017 STARS from the closed cycle of materials sciences: from mining and mineral processing, to metals extraction and processing, and to development of new materials. In alphabetical order, they are:

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Dr. Kongoli introduces the VIP guests of SIPS 2017: Dan Shechtman, Donna Nelson, Patricio Barrios, Harold Dodds, Norman Lotter, Fernand Marquis, Jean-Marie Dubois, John Starkey, Colin Joudrie

The honorees cover areas of materials sciences that appear distinct, but are in reality all mutually related and share a common theme of sustainability.

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.

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Prof. Fernand Marquis, Dr. Patricio Barrios, Dr. Norman Lotter, Dr. Florian Kongoli, Prof. Harold Dodds, Prof. Donna Nelson, Robert Y. Yildirim, and Prof. Dan Shechtman

The Printed Report of the symposium can be found at: www.flogen.org/sips2017/pdf/sips2017Report.pdf

The Video Reports of the symposium can be found at: http://www.flogen.org/sips2017/?gid=68

More information at the symposium web site at: www.flogen.org/sips2017

The summit had an Opening Event, three Summit Plenary sessions, and a Summit Gala that combined Nobel Prize Winners along with:

  • Politicians reflecting the importance of the political framework;
  • CEOs of major industrial companies reflecting the role of applied technology and management;
  • Well-known academics reflecting the role of education for an engaged society;
  • Research institutes reflecting the role of base technologies.
MEETINGS WITH LEADERS OF INDUSTRY AND ACADEMIA
Dr. Florian Kongoli had the occasion to meet with various scientific and industry leaders. A non-conclusive list is given below:


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Prof. Dan Shechtman


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Robert Y. Yildirim


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Prof. Donna J. Nelson


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Dr. Patricio Barrios


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Dr. Tamer Turna


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Prof. Harold L. Dodds


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Prof. Christian Amatore


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Prof. Fernand Marquis


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Prof. Dominique Chatain


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Prof. Michael Zehetbauer


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Prof. Katerina Aifantis


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Prof. Dean Vucinic


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Dr. Norman Lotter


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Prof. Janna Maranas



Round Table Discussion at SIPS2017


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Prof. Janna Maranas, Prof. Donna Nelson and Prof. Robert Yildirim


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Dr. Christian Amatore , Dr. Katerina Aifantis and Prof. Janna Maranas


Dr. Florian Kongoli with Robert Yildirim and Jasper Yildirim

SIPS 2017 Social Events
A collection of the various social events that took place during SIPS2017, in Cancun, Mexico



































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