Venue: Royal Society of Chemistry Library room, Burlington House, Piccadilly
Schedule: 10/10/2023 - 10/10/2023
Join Project Blue and the Minor Metals Trade Association for a free networking event in London focussing on the supply of critical materials for energy transition. Hear from Project Blue's senior leadership and invited keynote speakers on supply challenges from the perspective of government, investors, recyclers, and get the latest outlooks on key minor metals including lithium, cobalt, nickel, graphite, hafnium and zirconium.
2:30pm arrival for refreshments and networking
3:00pm Welcome from the MMTA. Freya Kerwin
3:05pm “Setting the scene: critical materials for energy transition”. Dr Nils Backeberg, Project Blue.
3:20pm Keynote: “Supplying the energy transition with critical materials – the investor perspective”. Simon Gardner Bond, TechMet.
3:40pm “Supply requirements for EV and battery materials: lithium, cobalt, nickel, graphite and REEs”. David Merriman, Project Blue.
4:00pm Keynote: “Supplying the energy transition with critical materials – the Australian perspective”. Ana Nishnianidze, Austrade
4:20pm “Meeting demand for carbon disclosure in critical metals supply chains”. Adam Hearne, CarbonChain.
4:35pm “How will recycling contribute to critical materials supply?” Bill Sharkey, Environmetals.
4:50pm “Panel discussion”. Keynotes and Project Blue.
Royal Society of Chemistry - Library room
Dr Nils Backeberg, Project Blue
Simon Gardner Bond, TechMet
David Merriman, Project Blue
Ana Nishnianidze, Austrade
Adam Hearne, CarbonChain
Bill Sharkey, Environmetals