TMS 2017 Industrial Aluminum Electrolysis Course: The Definitive Course on Theory and Practice of Primary Aluminum Production

October 2–6, 2017 • Hilton Reykjavík Nordica • Reykjavík, Iceland

Online and advanced registration is now closed.

If you are interested in attending the Industrial Aluminum Electrolysis Course or in receiving information about future courses, please contact TMS Meeting Services.

TMS is a leading resource for practical, solutions-based courses in aluminum production, beginning with the first Industrial Aluminum Electrolysis Course in 1995. At this course, you will:

  • Learn the latest techniques from four world-class instructors in a small group setting, allowing for a more personalized learning experience.
  • Link theory and practice by applying concepts at your own operations.
  • Gain the tools and information you need to save costs and improve productivity and the environment.

Hotel Reservation Deadline:
August 16, 2017

Registration Deadline
September 28, 2017

Course Dates:
October 2–6, 2017

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Who Will Benefit

  • Technical and Project Managers
  • Hall-Héroult Superintendents, Supervisors, and Operators
  • Primary Aluminum Production Technology Developers and Smelter Suppliers

What Will You Learn

  • The Development of Hall-Héroult Technology
  • The Governing Laws:
  •    o Why Electrochemical and How the Electrochemical Process Works
       o Maintaining Energy Balance in Cells – Secondary Energy Demand
  • The Role of Aluminum in Society and Materials for Aluminum Production
  • Cell Control
  • Alumina Feeding and Dissolution
  • Cell Diagnositcs
  • Work Practices Associated with Continuous Operation
  • The Materials Used for Cell Construction
  • Cell Failure Mechanisms
  • Cell Start-Up and Potline/Cell Restart
  • Environmental Management
  • The FUTURE - A Panel Discussion

Learn more about the program on the Course Curriculum page.

Course Sponsors and Organizers

The TMS 2017 Industrial Aluminum Electrolysis Course is part of the TMS suite of Aluminum Courses.

This course is being organized and taught by the following individuals:

Halvor Kvande, Lead Organizer/Instructor
Professor Emeritus, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Stephen Lindsay
Senior Smelting Specialist, Alcoa Inc.
Alton Tabereaux
Technical Consultant, Aluminum Smelting
Barry Welch
Emeritus Professor, University of Auckland and Director, Welbank Consulting

Learn more about each instructor, and the background and experience they bring to this program.

For More Information

For more information about this meeting, please complete the meeting inquiry form or contact:

TMS Meeting Services
5700 Corporate Drive Suite 750
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Telephone (724) 776-9000, ext. 241
(800) 759-4TMS (4867)
Fax: (724) 776-3770