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SIPS-2018

2018 SUSTAINABLE INDUSTRIAL PROCESSING SUMMIT AND EXHIBITION


SIPS 2018 - Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit & Exhibition was held in 4-7 November 2018, Rio Othon Palace, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

This year, the summit honors the 2018 STARS of sustainable science, technology, and innovation. In alphabetical order, they are:

7 Nobel Laureates attended the summit: Prof. Dan Shechtman, Prof. Sir Fraser Stoddart, Prof. Andre Geim, Prof. Thomas Steitz, Prof. Ada Yonath, Prof. Kurt Wuthrich, and Prof. Ferid Murad.

The honorees cover areas that appear distinct, but are in reality all mutually related and share a common theme of sustainability. The summit was addressed by prominent figures from industrial companies, politics, university education and Research Institutions from all over the world. Furthermore, distinguished figures were honored in a special Gala event where they are presented with awards in recognition of their lifelong achievements in cultivating sustainability. 5 awards were granted this year: Fray International Sustainability Award , Yildirim International Entrepreneurship Award, Stoddart International Scientific Award, Wuthrich International Young Star Award, and Geim International Innovation Award.

The Printed Report of the symposium can be found at:
https://www.flogen.org/sips2018/pdf/sips2018Report.pdf?p=48

The Video Reports of the symposium can be found at:
https://www.flogen.org/sips2018/page.php?p=68

More information at the symposium web site at:
https://www.flogen.org/sips2018/

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 width Dr. Joao Ricardo


Dr. Florian Kongoli width Prof. Sir Fraser Stoddart and Prof. Donna J. Nelson


Dr. Florian Kongoli width Prof. Andre Geim


Dr. Florian Kongoli width Prof. Christian Amatore


Dr. Florian Kongoli width Prof. Christian Amatore


Dr. Florian Kongoli width Prof. Michael Josef Zehetbauer


Dr. Florian Kongoli width Dr. Alexander Oleinick and Prof. Kurt Wuthrich


Dr. Florian Kongoli width with Prof. Athanasios Mamalis


Dr. Florian Kongoli width Prof. Athanasios Mamalis


Dr. Florian Kongoli width Prof. Spomenka Kobe


Dr. Florian Kongoli width Donna J. Nelson and Prof. Kurt Wuthrich


Dr. Florian Kongoli width Prof. Kurt Wuthrich