Wednesday 20th Nov, 2019

Speakers announced for ICMBH 2019

The International Conference on Bulk Materials Storage, Handling and Transportation (ICMBH) has announced six plenary speakers, all with extensive experience and knowledge in their respective fields.

The International Conference on Bulk Materials Storage, Handling and Transportation (ICMBH) has announced six plenary speakers, all with extensive experience and knowledge in their respective fields.

The event aims to provide a forum to review to research and development and promote the exchange of ideas and experiences between researchers and practitioners. The conference has strong support from industry, demonstrated through its sponsors ContiTech Australia (major sponsor), Schenck Process, TUNRA Bulk Solids, Jenike & Johanson and LEAP Australia.

More than 100 high quality technical papers will be presented on a variety of topics relating to the bulk materials handling sector in the following streams: belt conveying; biomass, energy and environment; simulation and modelling; storage and handling; dust and environment; pneumatic and hydraulic conveying; wear; transportation and logistics and general materials handling.

The six speakers for the event are:

  • Dr Robin Steven – Chief Global Engineer for Steel Cord Belts – Continental’s North American Conveying Belt Group (CBG), USA
  • Jane Macey – Head of Engineering – Roy Hill Iron Ore, Australia
  • Dr Fabiano Ximenes – Senior Research Scientist / Forest Science, NSW Dept. of Primary Industries, Australia
  • Professor André Katterfeld –  Chair of Material Handling Systems – Institute of Logistics and Material Handling Systems, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany
  • Professor George Klinzing – Emeritus Professor of Chemical Engineering – University of Pittsburgh, USA
  • Dr Dingena Schott – Professor of Machine Cargo Interaction & Logistics, Director of Studies Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics – Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

This conference will be a great opportunity to learn about the newest technologies and applications in bulk solids handling, as well as networking with professionals from more than 15 countries. It will take place on 9-11 July 2019 at Matra on View, Gold Coast, Queensland.

Register at www.newcastle.edu.au/icbmh-2019