EMC is the most important conference for non-ferrous metallurgists in Europe. Every two years, more than 400 metallurgists, scientists and decision makers from all over the world come to Europe to discuss current challenges in their specific field. In 2023, EMC will be held in Düsseldorf, Germany, from June 11-14. Its motto is “CO2-neutral and autonomous energy supply.” The leading topics of EMC 2023 are hydrogen, lithium and de-carbonization. EWI manager Max Gierkink will give a presentation on “Towards Climate Neutrality – Possible Pathways and Challenges” on June 12.