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  • Tuesday 6 March 2018 
    (Eusalt members only)

    9:00 - 11:30

    Safety Working group (EUsalt members only)

    12:00 - 18:30

    Analytical Working group (By invitation)

    19:30 - 22:00

    Dinner Technical Committee experts (By invitation)

  • Wednesday 7 March 2018 

    8:30 – 10:30

    Technical Committee meeting (EUsalt members only)

    11:00 - 13:00

    Board meeting (Board members only)

    11:00 - 14:00

    Registration and welcome coffee

    14:00 - 15:15

    Opening session "A changing world and its impact on the future"

     

    • Opening by the President

    • A vision about the future trends, insights and worldwide developments; Indre Cesniene, Euromonitor International

    • The Chlor-Alkali Industry in a global context, Henri Morecroft, IHS Markit

    15:15 - 16:00

     Coffee break

    16.00 - 16.40

     Breakout Session 1

     

    • Option 1: Innovation in production

      • Innovation in rock salt mining; Koen Van Peteghem, ETF Mining trucks

      • Introducing a Revolutionary Method of Prospecting for Salt - ATS Electro-Seismic Mapping of Salt Deposits of Swiss Salines at Riburg, Switzerland; Vladimir M. Sedivy, Salt Partners Ltd

      • Innovative, membrane-Based Concentrator to Produce Purified Brine from Seawater with a Low Energy Consumption; Basel Abu Sharkh, Hyrec

    • Option 2:  The road to innovation 

      • The necessity of innovation; Preeti Srivastav, Ecofys

      • Applying for the EU funds for innovation; Sandrine Lauret, Schuttelaar & Partners Brussels

      • Overview about the latest salt recovery developments, Eörs Kondorosy, Evatherm

    16.40 - 17.30

     Closing session of the day:

     

    • Safety

      • Introduction of Safety as a vision, not just a priority, James Noblett, Compass Minerals
      • A practical demonstration on Whole Body Vibration; Jean-Xavier Tisserand, VIBR’ACTION+
      • Safety CompetitionPecha Kucha
      • Measure your culture to boost your health and safety efforts, Natalie Lotzmann, SAP Global Health Management

    18:30 - 23:00

    Gala Dinner and announcement of Safety Award

    23:00

    Departure to hotel

  • Thursday 8 March 2018 

    08:30 - 10:00

    General Assembly (Members only)

    • EUsalt activity report

    • OGA +EOGA 

    10:00 - 11:00

    Coffee break

    11:00 - 12:20

    Breakout-sessions

     

    11:00-11:40 Session 2

    • Option 1 : Recycling and recovery, a business opportunity

      • Product recovery from Salty Waters; Kerstin Hirsch, SEP Salt & Evaporation Plants Ltd.

      • Treatment of saline mother liquor: reduction of the discharge and recuperation from the waste; Stephan Kaps, K-UTEC AG Salt Technologies

    • Option 2: Sustainability, a business case

      • Carbon Foot printing and logistics; Dennis Vidovic, esco
      • Moving towards new Value Chains with SaltJan Post, Wetsus
      • From Solar Water to Salt; Martin Territt, Solar Water PLC

    11.40-12.20 Session 3

    • Option 1:  Efficiency applied in salt production

      • Opportunities to Optimize your Salt Plant, Johannes Niederberger, Titan Salt
      • Salt and energy recycling in secondary aluminium production: an integrated approach, Dr.Ing. Franco Paroli, Product Manager Crystallization, GEA Process Engineering S.p.A.
      • Selective Electrodialysis (SED) technology improved efficiency in concentrating seawater and brine, Kishor NayarMIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    • Option 2: Transition in energy, an innovative future

      • Hydrogen and energy storage; Ton Pichel, Akzo Nobel
      • Hydrogen the future; Michael DiderichHydrogen Europe

    12:20 - 14:00

    Lunch

    14:00 - 16:00
    Closing session
     
    • Conclusion of the breakout sessions and EUsalt activities
    • Salt and Optimum nutrition; Morton Satin, The Salt Institute
    • WIA strategy toward a harmonized international regulatory framework for iodised salt; Attilio Caligiani, WIA World Iodine Association
    • Rebranding the salt industry, Guy van Liemt, EHERO & ESAA Executive Happiness Economics Programs
    • Vision on the future of EUsalt (President)
    18:30 - 19:30
    City tour
    19:30 - 23:00
    Dinner at Schlüsselzunft 
    23:00 Return to hotel
  • Friday 9 March 2018 

    09:00 - 15:00

    Excursion to Schweizer Salinen production plants and salt museum (guided in 3 languages)