Dr. Steven Rosenberg


Emirates Global Aluminium

Welcome Message

On behalf of the AQW Executive Committee I am delighted to invite you to participate in Alumina 2024, the 12th AQW Conference and Exhibition, to be held at the Grand Hyatt Conference Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from the 22nd to the 25th of April, 2024.

We are most grateful to our major sponsor, Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) for this opportunity to hold the Conference in the UAE. As a readily-accessible hub for global participation at the center of major regional developments in alumina and aluminium production, this is the ideal location for the first AQW Conference outside Australia.

Join us for the Bauxite and Alumina Industry’s premier conference and exhibition


Alumina 2024 will examine the technology challenges of the alumina industry in the context of the rapidly escalating response to global initiatives to combat climate change and to minimize industry’s overall environmental footprint.


Don’t miss being at Alumina 2024 in Dubai For this unique opportunity to help shape the future and uncover the benefits and challenges of integrating net-zero technologies and energy sources into alumina refining.
“Net Zero Alumina – Putting it All Together”is a seminal full-day Workshop that will identify key gaps, challenge assumptions, and suggest solutions. This is a unique opportunity to work alongside the alumina industry’s best technical minds to uncover the hidden issues that could derail the implementation of these technologies and to stimulate the collaborative research and development essential for our industry’s smooth journey to zero carbon.

Showcase your Technologies to the Alumina Industry’s technical community


Discover the driving force propelling our industry's progress at Alumina 2024! Join us to witness the leading exhibitors and industry partners that empower us across all facets of our business – from operational efficiency and safety to environmental performance and the achievement of long-term sustainability goals.

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Educational Support

Financial support is available for students traveling from overseas directly to the conference. A stipend of up to USD 1200 (~ AED 4,400) can be applied for directly from Alumina Quality Workshop (Inc.) after the conference to cover the cost of airfares, registration, and accommodation. For more information contact: info@aqw.com.au; Subject: Alumina2024 Student Support.

Student Support
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Technical Tours

Explore Emirates Global Aluminium's new Al Taweelah alumina refinery and experience the longest potline in the world at the EMAL smelter. Limited seats available on morning and afternoon tours: April 25, 2024. Transportation arranged to and from venue ex Grand Hyatt.

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Grand Hyatt – Dubai

We are excited host the prestigious Alumina 2024 Conference at the Grand Hyatt Dubai. Nestled amidst the heart of the city, this iconic luxury hotel offers an unparalleled setting for both business and leisure.


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Be a Part of Alumina 2024

Calling all industry professionals! We invite delegates to secure your spot at Alumina 2024. Discounted accommodation at the conference venue is also available but running out fast. Book now!

The important AQW “Net Zero in Alumina Refining” workshop on Friday the 26th of April, sponsored by the IAI, is an event not to be missed. Spaces are limited, so reserve your seat now to ensure your voice is heard in shaping the future of Alumina refining


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Registration is mandatory to avail exclusive conference rate

Key Dates To Remember

21 April 2024

Conference Registration and Welcome Reception

22 - 24 April 2024

Conference Opening and Technical Sessions

23 April 2024

Networking Dinner (The Viewing Deck)

25 April 2024

Technical Tours – AT Alumina refinery / Al Taweelah aluminium smelter

26 April 2024

IAI Workshop – Decarbonisation Challenges

Sponsorship & Exhibition

AQW conferences are considered the premier conference “for the industry, by the industry”, and Alumina 2024 is expected to be a stand-out event in that tradition. The organising committee is creating a world-class program with excellent opportunities for networking and sharing knowledge with well over 300 delegates from the alumina industry, academia, suppliers and other stakeholders from all over the world.

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Conference Organizing Committee

Steven Rosenberg

Dr Steven Rosenberg

Chair, AQW (Inc)

Luke Kirwan

Dr Luke Kirwan

Vice-Chair, AQW (Inc.)

Markus Gräfe

Dr Markus Gräfe

Conference Chair

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