The conference will uniquely combine plenary talks from top scientists and industrial leaders in the field with sessions comprising shorter talks and poster presentations while fostering a warm collaborative atmosphere with formal and informal interactions.

The Main Plenary Session will include the discussion of the general state and trends within the rare metal industry as well as the global demand for rare metal based materials and relative technologies. Plenary reports from keynote speakers will also mark each Oral Section. The conference will also feature Poster session that will be related to the all conference topics.

Instructions for speakers

Presentation lengths with Q&A included are 30 min for plenary reports and 15 min for contributed talks. For a smooth proceeding of the conference, we kindly request the speakers to keep within the allocated times.

Instructions for poster presenters

Poster size can be as large as A1, vertically oriented. Please check your poster number, which will indicate where your poster should be attached. You can put up your poster at your earliest convenience on the day of your session. It should be removed after the session. Material to attach the posters will be available at the registration desk. The best poster prizes will be awarded during the conference dinner.

The working languages of the conference are Russian and English.

Oral reports can be presented both in person and on-line (videoconference). Oral presentations should be in MS PowerPoint or PDF format.

All participants are welcome to submit their abstracts. Abstracts for plenary and Please use our template to prepare your abstract.