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Short courses will be held during
the workshop, which include:

• Lithium batteries design


• Thermal storage and new materials

•Fundaments of lithium batteries design




This scientific-industrial activity is aimed at researchers and professionals from industry, academy, research centers and postgraduate students.


The Objective

The objective of this activity is to present recent research developed in this region and the world on issues of industrial minerals and energy with emphasis on lithium, nitrates and solar energy, and build national and international collaborations networks, between industry and university for promoting the applied research made at Universities of Chile and the world. This could generate new poles of development for the region and the country.


• Processes obtaining lithium compounds and other industrial minerals 
• Energy storage and lithium batteries 
• Thermal storage: Latent heat, sensible heat and new materials 
• Fuel Cells
• Photovoltaic conversion technology
• The lithium industry, industrial minerals and society


Hotel Terrado
Antofagasta - Chile

Guest lecturers

Dr. Ira Bloom (Argonne National Laboratory- USA) 
Dr Emilio Bunel (Argonne National Laboratory- USA) 

Dr Vasilis Fthenakis (Center for Life Cycle Analysis -Columbia University) 

Dr. Luisa Cabeza, (GREA Innovació Concurrent, University of Lleida-Sapain)

Dr. Jorge Servet del Rio, (CEO en Solar Techology Advisors)


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