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Webcast “Enhancing the Value Proposition Through Metals Recycling”

SEPTEMBER 28, 2006• WEBCAST "ENHANCING THE VALUE PROPOSITION THROUGH METALS RECYCLING • 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. EST
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Enhancing the Value Proposition Through Metals Recycling

Bringing the Experts to You… TMS presents a live, interactive webcast, “Enhancing the Value Proposition Through Metals Recycling,” on Thursday, September 28, 2006, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern time.

Learn about . . . the societal and economic forces affecting recycling today and opportunities for the future, from both the industrial and academic perspectives. . . global and local considerations for realizing maximum business benefits. Plus, get answers to your specific recycling questions during the webcast.

Register online before September 26 for only $179 ($129 academic rate). After September 26, contact TMS Customer Service at (724) 776-9000, ext. 243.

PLANNED TOPICS
  • How Sustainable Materials Management Increases Enterprise Resilience
    Building on the paper "A Framework for Sustainable Materials Management" in August JOM
    Presenter: Joseph Fiksel, Center for Resilience, The Ohio State University
  • The Realities of Aluminum Recycling in a Global Market
    Presenter: Ray Peterson, Aleris International Inc.
  • Understanding and Enhancing Aluminum Can Recycling Rate-a Kentucky Case Study
    Building on the paper "Improving Aluminum Can Recycling Rates: A Six Sigma Study in Kentucky" in August JOM
    Presenter: Subodh K. Das, Secat Inc. and Sloan Center for a Sustainable Aluminum Industry
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Joseph Fiksel, Ph.D., is co-director of the Center for Resilience at The Ohio State University. The interdisciplinary research center is developing a unified approach for modeling risk, resilience and sustainability in complex systems. Dr. Fiksel is also principal and co-founder of the consulting firm Eco-Nomics LLC and is an internationally recognized authority on sustainable business practices with over 20 years of management consulting experience. His clients have included leading multinational companies in the chemical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, electronics, defense, automotive, consumer products, cement and electric power industries.

Ray Peterson, Ph.D. is director of technology for Aleris International Inc., a company created from the merger of IMCO Recycling Inc. and Commonwealth Aluminum in December 2004. Prior to the merger, Dr. Peterson was vice president of technology for IMCO. He worked for 13 years, previous to joining IMCO, in Corporate Research and Development at Reynolds Metals Company. His research interests include molten salt reactions, high temperature thermochemistry, reaction kinetics, heat and energy transport and molten metal processing. Dr. Peterson is chair of the TMS Light Metals Division.

Subodh K. Das, Ph.D. is president and CEO of Secat Inc. and holds positions at the University of Kentucky as director for the Center for Aluminum Technology, executive director for the Sloan Center for a Sustainable Aluminum Industry, and adjunct professor of mechanical engineering. Dr. Das is a registered Professional Engineer in Kentucky and Pennsylvania. He has chaired the TMS Light Metals Division and served on the TMS Board of Directors.

WEBCAST SPONSORS

This webcast is presented by JOM. We thank our sponsors:

  • Secat Inc.
  • TMS Recycling Committee
  • Sloan Center for a Sustainable Aluminum Industry

 

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