The International Committee for Study of Bauxite, Alumina & Aluminium (ICSOBA) is an independent non-profit association that unites industry professionals representing major bauxite, alumina and aluminium producing companies, technology suppliers, researchers and consultants from around the world. Their 40th international conference and exhibition was held in Athens 10-14 October (https://icsoba.org/2022/). The conference had 315 attendees: 244 in-person and 71 by remote access.

It was also time for a tour in the laboratories at the National Technical University of Athen (NTUA).