Countdown has started for the upcoming 7 th International Conference on Aluminium (INCAL-2019). INCAL-2019 is going to be held from 31st January to 3rd February 2019. For the first time, the conference is going to be held in Smart City Bhubaneswar, the Aluminium Capital of India. The conference is being organized by the AAI, under the aegis of Ministry of Mines, Govt of India, to bring the international Aluminium fraternity together on one platform in Bhubaneswar, where the current issues will be discussed and ideas will be exchanged on the growth and development of Aluminium. It will provide a platform to the delegates to brainstorm on latest developments. Alongside the conference, there will be a world class exhibition on the theme ‘Aluminium India’, being organized by Reed Exhibitions, Germany, in association with AAI. The aluminium giants of the country – NALCO, Vedanta and Hindalco have come together to make the global event a grand success. During a press conference held here today, Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, Chairman, AAI informed : “This event will provide a mega platform to exchange ideas on latest technological advances, Aluminium Roadmap 2030, upstream & downstream integration, discover new opportunities, extensive networking, B2B meetings and many more pertaining to Aluminium industry vis-à-vis the challenges and opportunities.” The conference is also being planned to focus on ‘Think Aluminium: Think Odisha’, to promote Odisha as a destination for aluminium industries and aluminium capital of the Country.