Keynote Speaker

Johanna Irrgeher

Montanuniversität Leoben, Chair of General and Analytical Chemistry

My research is dedicated to the development and application of new analytical methods for isotope ratio analysis in different scientific fields of application.


Title: Established and novel isotope tools in the environmental-, geo-, materials- and life sciences

Montanuniversität Leoben, Chair of General and Analytical Chemistry

Erick Ramanaidou

Commodity Research Leader (Fe & Ni Laterite)

CSIRO Mineral Resources

Dr. Erick Ramanaidou has been focussing on iron ore and nickel laterite exploration and characterisation research using multiscale analytical tools.


Title: Everything you wanted to know about iron ore characterisation (but were afraid to ask)!

Erick Ramanaidou CSIRO

Tom Wirtz

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)

Tom focuses on the development of new instruments for nano-analytics and correlative methodologies based on these instruments.


Title: Advanced multimodal analytical capabilities on FIB instruments using SIMS: new developments, applications and prospects

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)

Eva Enkelmann

Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary

Development of low-temperature thermochronology methods and their application on bedrock and detrital material.


University of Calgary

Sebastian Fuchs

Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR), Germany

Micro- to nano scale processes in ore deposits; reactive transport modelling of hydrothermal systems; seafloor massive sulfide exploration


Wen Zhang

State Key Laboratory of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources, China University of Geosciences


Title: In situ Fe isotope analysis in sulfides by LA-MC-ICP-MS and the relative sulfide reference materials preparation

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