(Almelo, The Netherlands) is pleased to announce that renowned Dutch scientist
and diffraction analysis pioneer, Dr. Hugo Rietveld, will be the keynote speaker
on the first day of the 2009 Building Materials Analysis workshop to be held
at the Martin Luther University, Halle, Germany.
Caption: Dr. Hugo Rietveld
The three-day event (24-26 March 2009) will focus on the application of the
Rietveld method to cement quality, production efficiency and environmental control.
A series of presentations from academic and industry experts will discuss these
important applications and offer practical experience.
In addition, several speakers will outline the use and benefits of emerging
analytical approaches, such as cluster analysis, for materials research and
Halle-Wittenberg is a superb location for the conference. The Martin Luther
University has a long tradition in the natural sciences of chemistry, physics
and mathematics. In addition to the conference program, participants have the
opportunity to visit Nebra, the site of the bronze-age sky disc – the
oldest depiction of the universe known to man. This is the fourth Building Materials
Analysis Conference and is part of PANalytical’s practical commitment
to the X-ray analysis community. Full details of this event can be found at: