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In addition to our own HIF events, the institute participates in various fairs or conferences throughout the year - a good opportunity for you to discuss latest research developments or career oppurtunities at HIF with our experts. Join us!


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Mining Indaba 6. - 9. February 2023

The institute is going to presenting itself at the world's largest mining event in South Africa.
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PDAC Convention 5. - 8. March 2023

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is the leading voice of the mineral exploration and development community. With o­ver 7,200 members around the world, PDAC’s work centres on supporting a competitive, responsible mineral sector. PDAC is known worldwide for...

Past Events

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Innovation Dri­ver Artificial Intelligence in Saxony - Conference on Nov. 25 at HZDR

One of the most important concerns of the AI strategy is to promote knowledge and technology transfer. Our goal is to further improve the transfer of research results to industry and society.
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Final conference of FineFuture on 15th November in Brussels

FineFuture is an HZDR lead research project, the main objective of which is to enhance the competitiveness of the European industrial minerals industry by developing new ­techno­logies to valorize fin particles from waste into valuable materials. At the conference the results and future plans will be presented.
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The Future of 3D Characterization

The partners of the EIT Raw Material­s funded project 2D3Dscopy kindly invite you to "The Future of 3D Characterization" prior to the 2022 MEI conference in Process Mineralogy in November. The workshop will provide you with insides into the latest developments in 3D particle characterization and particle-based process optimization.
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GEOANALYSIS, 6. - 12. August 2022

The International Association of Geoanalysts invites you to the 11th international conference on the analysis of geological and environmental materials to be held in Freiberg, Germany. Scientific sessions and short courses will be organized in the facilities of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg and the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg as well as Eurofins. The program includes...