How methodology determines what is critical – IRTC in June 2018 in Vancouver

 

« How methodology determines what is critical » – this was the title of the first Round Table on Criticality held at the international conference « Resources for Future Generations », Vancouver, on June 19, from 13:30-17:00 local time.

The event was an interesting and mutually inspiring exchange for participants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Time Table

13:30

Welcome

Alessandra Hool, ESM Foundation

13:35

Introduction (PDF)

by Luis Tercero, ESM Foundation & Fraunhofer ISI

13:50

Stimulus presentation NRC methodology (PDF)

by Rod Eggert, CMI & Colorado School of Mines

14:00

Stimulus presentation Yale methodolgy (PDF)

by Tom Graedel, Yale University

14:10

Stimulus presentation USGS methodology

by Nedal Nassar, USGS

14:20

Stimulus presentation EU methodology (PDF)

by Milan Grohol, European Commission

14:30

Stimulus presentation Augsburg methodology (PDF)

by Axel Tuma, University of Augsburg

14:40

Stimulus presentation Granta methodology (PDF)

by James Goddin, Granta Design (remotely)

14:50

Stimulus presentation KIRAM/KITECH methodology (PDF)

by Min-Ha Lee, KITECH

 

Coffee Break

 

15:30

Round Table Discussion

16:30

Round Table Discussion including audience

17:00

 Closing

From 17:15

Apéritif – Invitation by ESM Foundation and EIT Raw Materials

Join the discussion in our forum, e.g. on the following topics:

 

What is the role of expert judgment in criticality methodologies?

What is the role of expert judgment?

Should criticality methods include mitigation options?

What could be the potential relevance of certification in the management of critical materials?

 

Round Table participants

Name Institution
Rene Kleijn University of Leiden
Rod Eggert CMI / Colorado School of Mines
Tom Graedel Yale University
Maïté Le Gleuher BRGM
Milan Grohol European Commission
Min-Ha Lee KITECH
Gavin Mudd RMIT
Nedal Nassar USGS
Armin Reller University of Augsburg
Luis Tercero ESM Foundation / Fraunhofer ISI
Steven Young University of Waterloo
David Peck TU Delft
Alessandra Hool (Moderation) ESM Foundation
Dieuwertje Schrijvers (Co-Moderation) University of Bordeaux

 

From 8:30-12:00 in the morning of June 19, there was a session with the same title organised by EIT RawMaterials which introduces the topic from different perspectives (research, industry and policy-making).

Conference webpage