VITRIFICATION and GEOPOLIMERIZATION of WASTES for IMMOBILIZATION or RECYCLING
PLACE: Congress Center ‘Ciutat d'Elx’ · C/ Filet de Fora, 1, 03203 Elche, Alicante
The Members of TC 05 Committee of the International Commission on Glass (ICG) concerned with Nuclear and Hazardous Waste Vitrification, after starting their Meeting in Segovia next 13 sept 2017 with the chance of the conference Crystallization- 2017 organized by TC 7 (ICG).
ICG has the pleasure to invite you to join in its EXTENSION MEETING of TC-05 initiated in Segovia with a scientific session at University Miguel Hernández, ELCHE, ALICANTE, SPAIN to behave and discuss last research on VITRIFICATION and GEOPOLIMERIZATION of industrial wastes for their IMMOBILIZATION and/or RECYCLING.
This International Committee which originally was focused in the vitrification of nuclear wastes, since years ago, include also the scientific and technological aspects for the immobilization of all type of industrial wastes which considering the possible recycling of all type of wastes (but not for the nuclear case wastes...) as secondary raw materials.
The program of this WORKSHOP-SHORT CONFERENCE will be developed in two sessions, whose conferences and communications will be edited in a special issue of the prestigious SCI bulletin MATERIALS LETTERS, in order to highlight as short papers the main results and conclusion of the scientific communications.
Introduction to Elche:
Elche is a city in the province of Alicante, south of the Valencian Community. Located near the Mediterranean coast. The city of Elche has three UNESCO heritage sites: Palmeral of Elche (2000), Misteri d'Elx (2001), School Museum of Pusol (2009).
The Palmeral of Elche, of great scenic beauty, has more than 200,000 copies which makes it the largest in Europe. The Palmeral has dates palm trees, whose fruit is used in the gastronomy of the city. The palm has a strong cultural value in the city as it is used during Holy Week. Elche is the only place in the world where the palm is still being handcrafted.
During the twentieth century, in the 60s and 70s, underwent a great industrialization of footwear which contributed to make a hole in the international footwear market by putting some of its brands on the international scene.