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International Conference on “Heavy Minerals & Lithium” for Energy Security 

(REES Series – 2024)

29th - 30th August 2024
Kochi, Kerala


Scope of the conference:

Heavy Minerals & Lithium both play important roles in enhancing energy security, albeit in different ways. They are characterized by their significant economic importance, high supply risk, and critical role in supporting key industries.

They are crucial components in various renewable technologies and energy-efficient applications and are the backbone of emerging green technologies and will be indispensable in the days to come in the background of COP 27. Besides, they find application in various sectors such as defence, aerospace, atomic energy, medical

Being an aspiring trillion-dollar economy and considering the development prospects in changing geo-political situation, the country is poised to leverage its resource for unleashing the niche values, for achieving self reliance in energy security of the country. Besides, there is a need to develop self reliance in these emerging technologies to achieve ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ and ‘Make in India’ mission. 

REES 2024 is being organized jointly by REAI, SAIMM and ISMAA Kolkata Chapter with the objective to serve as an apt platform for exchanging ideas, networking and furthering academic and applied knowledge of Heavy Minerals and Lithium base  on inter-disciplinary knowledge/ experience for the development of value chain of Heavy Minerals and Lithium in the Country and globally.

Key Dates

Abstract submission closes on: 15th May 2024
Acceptance of abstracts: 30th June 2024