LBMA Assaying and Refining Conference 2013

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Programme of sessions and speakers

Day 1

Monday
11 March

Session 1: Introduction and the Work of LBMA


Stewart Murray
LBMA CEO (September 1999 - December 2013)

Rebecca Adamson
London Bullion Market Association

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

Chris Hall
PAMP SA

Session 2: Weighing

Dr Mike Hinds
MHinds Analytical Consulting Inc., Canada

Luke Thorn
Bank of England

Session 3: Bar Production

Peter Tews
Allgemeine Gold-und Silberscheideanstalt AG

Giovanni Faoro
Chairman and Head of Strategic R&D, IKOI

Stefano Ghiringhelli
Argor-Heraeus SA

Raul Montero
SEMPSA JP

Dave Murray
Asahi Refining Canada Ltd., Canada

Robert Sargent
Royal Canadian Mint

David Woodford
The Perth Mint Refinery

Day 2

Tuesday
12 March

Session 5: Assaying

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

Robert Lawrence
Evaluation Manager

Alessandro Ruffoni
Analytical Techniques Manager, Argor-Heraeus SA

Satomi Tabuchi
Japan Mint

Madeleine Theron
Rand Refinery (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

Session 6: Reference Materials & Proficiency Testing

Aelred Connelly
PR Officer, LBMA

Kate Wilkinson
FAPAS

Dirk Hofmans
Umicore

Dr Mike Hinds
MHinds Analytical Consulting Inc., Canada

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

Session 6: Due Diligence for Gold

Ruth Crowell
Chief Executive, LBMA

Lynton Richmond
KPMG

Neil Harby
Chief Technical Officer, LBMA

Simon Houghton-Dodd
Johnson Matthey

Session 7: Forensic Applications of Assaying

Roger Dixon
Pretoria University

Neil Harby
Chief Technical Officer, LBMA

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

Hitoshi Kosai
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K., Japan

Alessandro Ruffoni
Analytical Techniques Manager, Argor-Heraeus SA