November 5-6, 2020 | via a virtual platform
REGAL Students’ Day is a unique opportunity for students, researchers, professionals, technicians, professors and industrials to meet, discuss and share their knowledge of aluminium. The event is usually held in one of the 7 members institutions of REGAL. Some associations with large-scale and/or international events have also been done in the past, including COM in 2011, CIAC in 2013, ICSOBA in 2016 and ICAA in 2018 !
The JER is an event that is constantly evolving, both in form and content :
– 6 student conferences (1/institution)
– Formations on a theme related to aluminium
– Posters session (65 in average)
– Networking lunch
Thank you to our sponsors
The contribution of the sponsors to the JER is invaluable. First, manu prizes ares awarded from the sponsorship money. The prizes are awarded to many who stand out for the quality of their work. Also, the sponsorship allow to cover various expenses related to the organization of the event, thus making the registration free (but mandatory!).
ALUMINIUM Sponsors | > 5000$
Founded in 1991, the Aluminium Association of Canada (AAC) is a non-profit organization representing the Canadian primary aluminium industry towards the population, end-users, public authorities, and key environmental and economic stakeholders. The AAC strives to ensure that the Canadian primary aluminium industry is considered a world-class model of sustainable prosperity.
AluQuébec, the Quebec Aluminum Industrial Cluster, brings together producers, processors, equipment and specialized suppliers as well as research, development, and training centers to work on concrete capacity-building initiatives with the goal of doubling aluminum processing in Quebec over a period of ten years. AluQuébec coordinates working groups that create synergies between Quebec aluminum industry clients/users and stakeholders.
The Centre d’expertise sur l’aluminium (CeAl) is a documentation, development and diffusion centre focused on aluminum. The vision of the CeAl is to constitute a credible, widely known and recognized source of information and technical references for those seeking to make a more extensive use of aluminum. Its mission is to collect, produce and disseminate the knowledge available in the area of aluminum processing. Its mandate is to promote and facilitate the use of aluminum through technical support, training, referencing, and outreach. Established by AluQuébec, the CeAl stems from measure no. 14 of Québec’s aluminum development strategy 2015-2025 regarding the diffusion of expertise on aluminum.
ALUMINA Sponsors | 2000 to 4999 $
With close to 15,000 employees working in more than 35 locations across the country, Rio Tinto is Canada’s largest mining and metallurgical company and one of the largest in the world. Our Canadian operations include Rio Tinto Aluminium, headquartered in Montreal, Rio Tinto Iron and Titanium, IOC and Diavik Diamond Mine. Our aluminium smelters are among the cleanest and most energy-efficient on the planet and we are the largest private producer of renewable hydroelectric power in Canada. We operate port facilities as well as two railways, our R&D centers are the pioneers of some of the most important innovations in the industry, and we are committed to ensuring that our presence creates value and opportunities beyond our operations.
ELYSIS, a Canadian Technology company delivering disruptive innovation for aluminium smelting, is heralding the start of a new era for the global aluminium industry. ELYSIS™ technology puts an end to the use of carbon anodes in the aluminium smelting process, eliminates all direct greenhouse gas emissions from the aluminium smelting process and is the first technology ever to emit oxygen as its by-product. An unprecedented partnership of Alcoa and Rio Tinto, supported by the Canadian Government and the Québec Government, through the participation of Investissement Québec, led to the formation of ELYSIS in 2018. ELYSIS has established its headquarters in Montréal and an industrial development site in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region in Canada. ELYSIS Technology Development teams based in France and the United States are also part of its global organization. The ELYSIS team is relentlessly working on refining the ELYSIS™ technology, aiming to bring it to commercial size by 2024.
The Consortium de recherche et d’innovation en transformation métallique (CRITM) is one of the nine sectoral industrial research organizations across Quebec. Its mission is to foster innovation among metal transformation companies and help them grow their earning potential. The organization supports research projects and research companies/centers in a variety of fields, including process development, metal product design, energy efficiency, and environmental footprint reduction.
CRITM currently numbers about 70 members and is involved in 32 collaborative research projects worth $36.3 M, including $8.8 M in contributions from CRITM.
Alcoa is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina, and aluminum products, and is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since developing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability, and stronger communities wherever we operate.