LBMA Assaying and Refining Conference 2021

Programme of sessions and speakers

Day 1

Monday
15 March

Session 1: Introduction, Keynote Speech, and the Work of LBMA

Neil Harby
Chief Technical Officer, LBMA

Ruth Crowell
Chief Executive, LBMA

Dr José-Luis Todolí Torró
Professor of Analytical Chemistry, University of Alicante

Varsha Peiris
Good Delivery List Officer, LBMA

Session 2: Assaying 1

Moderator: Dr Stewart Murray, GDL Consultant, London Bullion Market Association

Stefan Zorn
Head of Laboratories, Allgemeine Gold- und Silberscheideanstalt AG

Maarten Moens
Umicore Precious Metals Refining, Belgium

Barbara Badiello
PAMP SA, Switzerland

Session 3: Refining 1

Moderator: Varsha Peiris, Good Delivery List Officer, London Bullion Market Association

Charles Daoust
Royal Canadian Mint, Canada

Dr Mario Orsengio
PAMP SA, Switzerland

Michael Mooiman
Argo Advisors International, United States

Leslie Liddiard
Plasma Processing UK Ltd., United Kingdom

Session 4: Assaying 2

Moderator: Dr Mike Hinds, MHinds Analytical Consulting Inc., Canada

Dr Jonathan Jodry
Metalor Technologies, Switzerland

D.I. Rabchin, M Chizhnik & M Shubakova - JSC Krastsvetmet, Russia
Presented by Alexandra Gavrilova

Alexa Paretzki, Verena Arens, Ronald Röhr & Tobias Glaser
Hereaus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Yutaka Ohtani & Hiroshi Sawai
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K., Japan

Day 2

Tuesday
16 March

Session 5: Feature Paper Presentation

Dr Barbara Beck
University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Dr Jonathan Jodry
Metalor Technologies, Switzerland

Session 6: Refining 2

Moderator: Dr Jonathan Jodry, Metalor Technologies, Switzerland

Amanda Hefer
Rand Refinery (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

Enrico Cappellini
IKOI S.p.A., Italy

Alessia Sironi, Luca Maerna & Pedro Pianezzi
Valcambi SA, Switzerland

Session 7: Assaying 3

Moderator: Madeleine Theron, Rand Refinery (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

Dave Murray
Asahi Refining Canada Ltd., Canada

Pankaj Deshmukh
MMTC-PAMP India Pvt Ltd, India

Dr Mike Hinds
MHinds Analytical Consulting Inc., Canada

Session 8: General 1

Moderator: Dr Mike Hinds, MHinds Analytical Consulting Inc., Canada

Riana Roussouw
Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Dr Belen Morales
Sheffield Assay Office, United Kingdom

Alessandro Ruffoni
Argor-Heraeus SA, Switzerland

Session 9: General 2

Moderator: Dr Jonathan Jodry, Metalor Technologies, Switzerland

Dr Mike Hinds
MHinds Analytical Consulting Inc., Canada

Victoria Anderson, Damini Surender & Stephen Woollam
Anglo American Platinum, South Africa

Konstantin Shatnykh, Alyona Shleining & Evgeniya Popova
JSC Krastsvetmet, Russia

Session 10: Summary and Q&A

Moderator: Neil Harby, Chief Technical Officer, London Bullion Market Association

Alessandro Ruffoni

Alessandro Ruffoni
Argor-Heraeus SA, Switzerland

Barbara Badiello

Barbara Badiello
PAMP SA, Switzerland

Dr Jonathan Jodry

Dr Jonathan Jodry
Metalor Technologies, Switzerland

Hitoshi Kosai

Hitoshi Kosai
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K., Japan

Madeleine Theron

Madeleine Theron
Rand Refinery (Pty) Ltd, South Africa