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The AIPEA General Assembly at the ICC2017 in Granada has elected our long-standing treasurer, Reiner Dohrmann (LBEG Hanover), as the new President 2017-2021. Congratulations and lots of success in the upcoming tasks.
Dohrmann AIPEA President

4. Autumn School: Moisture measurement in porous mineral materials, 18th - 19th Sep 2017, Karlsruhe/D.
The goal of the autumn school is to convey knowledge about water binding and moisture measurement in soils, clays and building materials. The autumn school is focused on the aims of young researchers (doctoral students and postdocs), but is also open to advanced scientists and experienced practitioners. Number of participants is restricted to 15. Deadline for registration is 31st May 2017.

7th DTTG Workshop 2017

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This year the DTTG workshop entitled "Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Clays and Clay Minerals" was held at the University of Greifswald between Feburary 20th - 24th (2017). The meeting was very much international, with 15 attendees from Germany, Belgium, Croatia, Iraq, Poland, Tunisia, and the USA.The workshop maintained its traditional structure with a strong emphasis on XRD identification and quantification methods, as well as covering the broad range of clay mineral characterization techniques. One day was also devoted to electron microscopy techniques (SEM, FIB-SEM, TEM), as the main specialization of the host group. The team of 12 lecturers are looking forward to repeating event in Greifswald once again in 2019.
For the organizing team Georg Grathoff and Laurence Warr.

Participants and lecturers
Participants and lecturers of the 7th DTTG Workshop 2017 in Greifswald

update: 24th Jul 2017
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