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 & equipment suppliers, universities, research institutes and consultants from around the world.

The next upcoming event is ICSOBA-2013, the 31st International Conference and celebration of ICSOBA’s 50th Anniversary, to be held in cooperation with the International Congress and Exhibition of Non-Ferrous Metals Siberia, 3-6 September 2013 in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Go to registration information.

From 29 October to 2 November 2012 the 19th International Symposium ICSOBA-2012 was held in Belém, Brazil.


Tables of contents of past proceedings (Travaux volumes) are now available. Full papers of past proceedings are available for members as searchable pdf files. Just send an email request to icsoba mentioning year, author and title of the desired paper(s). Members can receive up to 10 papers per year free of charge and Corporate members up to 15 papers per year; for each additional paper the rate is $ 20.

 Deadlines for submission of Final manuscript & Presentation 

Power Point Presentations:                                       30 July 2013

 ICSOBA-2010 Zhengzhou-ChinaICSOBA-2011 Bauxite Residue Seminar Goa - India