On February 12, 2021, Towards the Circular Mining Economy Webinar was held. The event was organized by LUT University and The Finnish Institute in St. Petersburg.

Hamid Roozbahani from LUT and Daria Navolotskaya from St. Petersburg State University gave a presentation about the OneDrop Project – A Novel Mobile Water Purification Plant.

Programm of the webinar 8:30-13:00 (UTC+2):

• 8:30 Welcoming words | Sani Kontula-Webb, Director, Finnish Institute in St. Petersburg

• 8.35 Opening of the webinar | Jari Hämäläinen, Vice-rector for Research, LUT

• 8.45 Program overview | Jaana Ryynänen, Coordinator LUT Xplorer

• 8:50 Xplorer Network – Towards Zero Impact Mining, The Finnish Flagship for International Competence Centre for Mining-Engineering Education under the auspices of UNESCO | Riina Salmimies, Dean, LUT School of Engineering Science

• 9:05 OneDrop Project – A Novel Mobile Water Purification Plant | Hamid Roozbahani, Project Manager, LUT and Professor Daria Navolotskaya, St. Petersburg State University

• 9:35 Novel Methods for Metal Recovery from the Side Streams | Eveliina Repo, Associate Professor, LUT

• 10:10 Complex Processing of High-carbon Ash and Slag Waste | Maria Chukaeva, Senior researcher and Ivan Sverchkov Researcher, St. Petersburg Mining University

• 10:40 R&D Projects on Waste Recycling for Mining Industry in Russian Climatic Conditions | Alexey Alekseenko, Assistant Professor, St. Petersburg Mining University

• 11:10 FLOWISION – Enhancing Energy Transition in Russia and Finland by Making Resource Flows Visible | Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen, Professor, Aleksanteri Institute & Helsinki Institute for Sustainability Science, University of Helsinki

• 11.50 Recycling of Lithium-ion Batteries, and Simulation Based Life Cycle Analysis of Recycling Processes | Mari Lundström, Professor, Aalto University

• 12:20 SCI-MAT Research Platform – Multidisciplinary Research on Sustainable Circularity of Inorganic Materials | Sami Virolainen, Platform Director, LUT

• 12:45 Closing remarks | Matti Lampinen, Coordinator LUT Xplorer

• 13:00 End of webinar