Inside Out

X-ray Microscopy Workshop Registration Confirmed!

Sunday, 19 March 2017
The Vineyard Hotel
Cape Town, South Africa

Join us for an exceptional and interactive full-day workshop as we share some of the latest discoveries in understanding your minerals “from the inside out” as is only possible with 3D X-ray technology. Hear from leading experts from around the world who are working at the cutting edge of this technology. Additionally, selected students will present their own discoveries for a "fresh out of the lab" perspective. 

Volume segmentation showing interior<br>location of gold in rock/soil sample
Volume segmentation showing interior
location of gold in rock/soil sample

Your registration is confirmed

We look forward to seeing you at the workshop!


08:30 - 09:15 Registration and light breakfast  
09:15 - 09:30 Introductions
Dr. Ben Tordoff and Mr. Veno Naidoo, ZEISS Microscopy
09:30 - 10:15 High throughput applications of CT in the
mining industry
Prof. Jan Miller, University of Utah
10:15 - 10:45 Student talks    
10:30 - 10:45 Morning Tea  
10:45 - 11:15 Quantifying mineral texture using X-ray micro-tomography – are we there yet? Dr. Cathy Evans, University of Queensland
11:15 - 11:40 Student talks  
11:45 - 12:30 Application of high resolution X-ray Microscopy to problems in Acid Rock Drainage Dr. Chris Brough, Petrolab Ltd., UK.
12:30 - 1:15 Lunch  
13:15 - 15:30 Workshop: Practical solutions to mineral processing issues using the mineral
processor’s toolkit
Prof. Dee Bradshaw, Dr. Megan Becker, Dr. Edson Charakinya, University of Cape Town, Prof. Jan Miller, Dr. Chris Brough, James Strongman, Dr. Cathy Evans, Dr. Elaine Wightman, Dr. Robert Schouwstra (tbc)
15:30 - 16:00 Group presentations and award of prizes  
16:00 Process Mineralogy 2017 welcome reception  

Workshop Location