04. Mai 2020 – 05. Mai 2020

1st International Seminar

The seminar places the emphasis on a wide overview on the subject: the first day covers the fundamentals and conditions for hydrogen-based iron ore reduction. The lectures of the second day round off the programme with practical approaches on different industrial plant concepts.

For further information please see the flyer

  • Registration

Directed by

Hans Bodo Lüngen / Johannes Schenk


CO2-emissions and their mitigation in the steel industry | Hydrogen – production and importance for the economic sector | Thermodynamics and kinetics of hydrogen-based reduction | Injection of carbon-hydrogen careers into the blast furnace | Hydrogen as a reducing agent | History, development and types of direct reduction | Iron ores for hydrogen-based direct reduction | Direct reduction with Midrex | Direct reduction with HyL/Energiron | Drect re-duction with Circored | Direct reduction for iron ore fines

Registration Fee

  • EUR 1.110,00 (EUR 1.110,00 registration fee VAT-free plus EUR 140,00 conference package, total EUR 1.250,00)
  • EUR 910,00* (EUR 910,00* registration fee VAT-free plus EUR 140,00 conference package, total EUR 1.050,00)

* for employees of member companies and individual members of the Steel Institute VDEh. Scientific staff of universities gets a 50 % discount off.

The conference package includes food and beverages during the seminar.

A free withdrawal from the seminar is possible until two weeks prior to the start. Then, 25% of the seminar fee must be paid. The total registration amount will be charged for no show or cancellation from the first day of the event. The participant also has to bear the cancellation costs of the seminar hotel.


art’otel Cologne
Holzmarkt 4
50676 Cologne, GERMANY

The Steel Academy will automatically make a room booking for the participants at the art’otel Cologne from May, 3rd to 5th, 2020 for a special rate of EUR 110,00 per night incl. breakfast. The hotel room bill will be settled by you upon departure. Please advise at registration, if you do not need a room or whether you would like to stay longer in the hotel.



For your registration please send an e-mail including the following information to info@stahl-akademie.de: First- and Lastname, Title, Organisation/Company, billing address. Please tell us also if you have a VDEh-Membership (organisation or person) [yes/no].