Deadline for abstract submission: We are accepting abstract submissions (for poster presentations only) until Thursday 16 July
The provisional Conference Programme is finalized and can be downloaded under tab Conference Programme
Sigmund Romberg´s classic Operetta "The Student Prince"
will be performed at the Heidelberg Castle Festival (Schlossfestspiele)
on Fri 24 July 2009, Sun 26 July 2009 and Thurs 30 July 2009. For more
information please visit Spouse/Sightseeing.
The 5th international conference on gold science, technology and its applications
University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Sunday 26 - Wednesday 29 July 2009
The field of gold science and technology continues to undergo an exciting period of discovery.
World Gold Council and the University of Heidelberg are pleased, therefore, to announce their
co-organisation of the 5th international conference on gold science, technology and its applications
at the University of Heidelberg, Germany between Sunday 26 - Wednesday 29 July 2009.
This conference follows thesuccessful and stimulating conferences held in Cape Town (2001),
Vancouver (2003) and Limerick (2006) and the earlier meeting on ´Progress inthe Science and
Technology of Gold´ which took place in Hanau, Germany in 1996. Manyscientists and technologists
in academia and industry have praised the excellence of these forums, where theycan come together
to learn of and discuss the latest advances, with the overall objective ofencouraging important new
industrial applications for gold.
The conference will coverall aspects of the science, technology and applications of gold under the