IPMI Precious Metal Sampling, Assay and Representation Symposium

October 13th-15th, Colorado School of Mines

Come join us in the beautiful foothills of the Rocky Mountains for a day filled with informative presentations, lively discussion and time for networking.

Sunday

6:30 pm

Cocktail reception meet & greet, Table Mountain Inn (Kokopelli room and patio, there will be signs in the lobby), 1310 Washington Ave, Golden, CO

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Speaker Agenda

Marquez Hall, room 126, Colorado School of Mines

1600 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO

8:00 am ​Continental Breakfast (Tetris Lounge in the Marquez Hall)

8:45 am

Opening remarks, Larry Drummond, Executive Director, IPMI

9:00 am     

The Handling of Outliers in Sampling, Dr. Francis Pitard, President, FPSC

9:30 am

Carbon Circuit Modelling – Theory and Application, Tyler Crary, Senior Metallurgist, SGS Minerals

10:00 am

The Impact of Impurities on the Sampling of Dore and Karat Scrap, ​David Murray, Metal Management               Director, Asahi Refining

10:30 am Coffee Break

10:45 am

Refining Industry By-products: Representation and Analysis, Cody Burke, Analytical Chemist, Axium                            Scientific

11:15 am

Considerations in the Fire Assay of Copper Bullion, Matthew Cole, Analytical Chemist, Sabin Metal

12:00 - 12:45 Lunch

12:45 pm

Can I get a Witness! : How Third-Party Supervision supports Precious Metals Trade, Joshua Husvar, Precious Metals Manager, Bureau Veritas

1:15 pm

The Kroll Institute For Extractive Metallurgy; 45 Years of Research and Education Success, Dr. Corby G. Anderson, Harrison Western Professor at the Colorado School of Mines

1:45 - 2:00 Coffee Break

2:15 pm

Tellurium Co-precipitation – Revisited, Dr. Stacey Santolli, Sr Chemist, BASF

2:45 - 3:30 pm

Demonstration of Particle Size Analyzer, Dr. Vidumin Dahanayake and Alvin Smith, Anton Paar

There will be a working PSA unit at the symposium so feel free to bring your own samples for analysis!

3:30 pm

New Chapter Discussion and Closing remarks, Larry Drummond

6:00 pm

Cocktail reception and Dinner, at the famous Fossil Trace Golf Club

Monday

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Optional Outings

8:30 am

Golf at Fossil Trace Golf Club. Join us for 18 holes of Golf at Denver's most famous historic and prehistoric golf course. Come golf with the dinosaur bones!

2:00 pm

Golden City Brewery visit. After golf or for those not golfing, relax with a tour of a local microbrewery for tastings and lunch

Tuesday