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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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Career Fair ORTE on June 9th, 2022

The event will be in presence. The program is currently under construction and will be published soon.
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PDAC Convention 13. - 15. June 2022

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...
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EMerald Workshop Circular Economy 18. - 21. July 2022

Together with the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology (HIF) at HZDR the TUBAF-Faculty of Business Administration invites researchers and practitioners interested in resources. The goal of this workshop is to introduce modern business principles to geoengineering academics and practitioners. Furthermore, it aims to fos­ter industry-oriented collaboration in the areas of geoengineering, resource technology and ­manage­ment. The Workshop is supported by EIT RawMaterial­s.
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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...

Past Events

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16th SGA Biennial Meeting 28.-31.03.2022 of the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits

The meeting will feature presentations on topics related to mineral deposit research, exploration, sustainable development and environmental and social aspects related to mineral deposits. The oral and pos­ter presentation sessions, and pre- and post-conference short courses will provide a comprehensive programme.
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Career Fair ORTE on January 13th, 2022

On January 13th 2022, around 20 companies and institutions from various sectors will present themselves at the virtual exhibition stands. You will get multimedia insights into the companies/institutions and can communicate with those responsible via text and video chat.
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Critical minerals: From disco­very to supply chain, 16.-18.11.2021

The online workshop will address the critical minerals needed to grow low-carbon economies, emphasizing those used in battery, magnet, and photovoltaic ­techno­logies. Presentations will consi­der the life cycle of critical minerals from exploration, resource availability, and mineral systems to market trends and supply chains.
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10 Years Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology and Inauguration of the Metallurgy Pilot Plant, 09.09.2021

The year 2021 marks the 10th anni­versary of the HIF. It will be our pleasure to celebrate this anni­versary together with you and in company of Saxony’s Minis­ter President Michael Kretschmer on the 9th of September 2021.