LBMA Assaying and Refining Conference 2011

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Programme of sessions and speakers

Day 1

7 March

Introduction: Chairman’s Remarks, Good Delivery List: A Primer, Proactive Monitoring

Stewart Murray
LBMA CEO (September 1999 - December 2013)

Stewart Murray
LBMA CEO (September 1999 - December 2013)

Andy Smith
Stewart Inspection and Analysis Ltd

Session 2: Reference Materials

Mike Sargent
Laboratory and Government Chemist

Dr Jonathan J. Jodry
Head of Laboratories & New Business Development, Metalor Technologies SA

Natalia Lipina, Irina Khobyakova,

Andrey Varvarin
Ekaterinburg Non-Ferrous Metal-Processing Plant

Dr Mike Hinds
MHinds Analytical Consulting Inc., Canada

Session 3: Assaying

Michele Genel

Thomas Brodmann
Head of the Central Office for Precious Metals Control, Swiss Precious Metals Control

Hiroshi Sawai
TKG Laboratory Center Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.

Pascal Cassagne
Metalor Technologies SA

P. Lohri, Y. Tüller

Prof. Michael Thompson
Birkbeck College

Day 2

8 March

Session 4: Weighing

Ian Severn
National Physical Laboratory

Stewart Murray
LBMA CEO (September 1999 - December 2013)

Session 5: Physical Defects

Tony Evanson

Serge Gambs
SG2 Consult Sarl