PROMETIA 9th Scientific Seminar
Wed November 30 2022, 2:00 pm – Fri December 2 2022, 12:30 pm
The annual PROMETIA Scientific Seminar will be held from November 30th to December 2nd in Barcelona, Spain. This 2022 edition will focus on high-levels experts' testimony and vision on mineral processing, extractive metallurgy but also transversal issues such as recycling strategies, raw materials supply/demand for transitions energy, societal impact evaluation of extractive and recycling activities. The PROMETIA Seminar will be combined with an associated event on Swerim NEXT-LIB project.
Registrations are closed


  • Wednesday
    Nov 30
  • Thursday
    Dec 1
  • Friday
    Dec 2
  • 2:00 PM
    Welcome introduction - Andrzej Chmielarz (President), Stéphane Bourg (Chairman), Patrick D’Hugues (R&D Task Force)
  • 2:15 PM
    Mining decarbonisation. A challenge - Jordi Bruno, AMPHOS21
  • 3:00 PM
    The lithium case - Ioannis Paspaliaris, NTUA
  • 3:45 PM
    Coffee Break
  • 4:15 PM
    Rare earth value chain - Alain Rollat, CARESTER
  • 5:00 PM
    5:45 PM
    The know-how of recycling: from nuclear to battery - Christian Polak, ORANO