THE MME SYMPOSIUM WAS THE FIRST CONVENING OF SUSTAINABILITY LEADERS IN THE METALS AND MINERALS SECTOR AT MIT.
The Metals & Minerals for the Environment Symposium showcased the ongoing MIT research aimed at creating solutions to the social and environmental challenges most relevant to metals and minerals. The Symposium emphasized substantive interaction and discussion with MIT researchers, students and sustainability leaders.
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2017 MME SYMPOSIUM
The goal of the MME Symposium was to showcase new perspectives on innovative technology and techniques for the metals and minerals sector, with a focus on addressing environmental and social challenges. Talks will feature leaders from both MIT and industry. The first MME Symposium took place on May 11-12, 2017.
Technology and Innovation for a Sustainable Metals & Minerals Sector: Ferrous and Non Ferrous
Dr. Jean-Pierre Birat | IF Steelman, formerly ArcelorMittal
Tadeu Carneiro | Former CEO, CBMM
Dr. Philip Mackey | P.J. Mackey Technology Inc., formerly Xstrata
WITH PARTICIPATION FROM MIT FACULTY
Increasing Productivity and Selectivity in Extraction
Extracting Value from Waste with Separation & Remediation
Increasing Safety & Efficiency with Sensors and the Internet of Things
How Metals can Impact Health and Damage Your DNA
Novel Opportunities for Inexpensive, Low-Carbon Energy Storage
Political Risk and Community Development
Circular Economy and the Metals & Minerals Sector
ACTIVITIES & OPPORTUNITIES
* Breakout sessions with MIT researchers * Interactions with students
* Introduction to innovation at MIT * Tour of MIT laboratories