R&D Symposium 2

Global Battery Raw Materials Symposium

Balancing Supply, Demand & Costs for Battery Component Materials

29 - 30 January 2018 | Congress Centrum Mainz | Mainz, Germany


Understanding the complexities of the global supply chain for battery component materials is critical to the successful commercialization of EV applications. An examination of the drivers of end user demand with a focus on major new projects in the pipeline and how that demand will evolve over the near and long term will be presented. This symposium will cover the global markets from multiple angles including advances in mining and processing with an emphasis on sourcing and cost control strategies by manufacturers with an outlook on the forecasted consumption trends for China, Japan, Korea, Europe and the United States. Don’t miss your opportunity to network with the major players within the global battery supply chain.

Preliminary Agenda


Global Market Demand for Battery Raw Materials

SESSION CHAIR: Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

Integrated Strategies towards Reduction of Critical Metals in Cathode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries
Hartmann Leube, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, BASF

Focus on Innovation to Lead a Rapidly Growing Technology Based Industry of LiB
Marina Yakovleva, Global Commercial Manager for New product and Technology Development, FMC Corporation

Lithium-Ion Battery Raw Material Supply and Demand 2017– 2025
Christophe Pillot, Ph.D., Battery Survey Manager, Avicenne Energy, France

Resource Rich, Planning Poor: Scaling Battery Raw Material Production for Long-Term LIB Supply
Robert Baylis, Managing Director, Roskill Information Services Ltd.


Battery Raw Materials Supply – Trends and Analysis

Advanced Batteries – The Supply Chain Begins in Western Australia
Stuart Russell, Senior Trade and Investment Manager, Government of Western Australia

Dawn of the Lithium Ion Battery Megafactories: Real Raw Material Concerns
Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

Nemaska Lithium Whabouchi Mine and Transformation Plant Update
Jean-François Magnan, Technical Manager, Nemaska Lithium

Lithium Supply Opportunities in the Chinese Market and the Strategic Role of China in the Battery Value Chain
Anthony Tse, Managing Director, Galaxy Lithium

Gearing Up to Feed EV Demand for Lithium
Keith Coughlan, Managing Director, European Metals Holdings, Ltd.

Supply and Demand Fundamentals of the Global Graphite Market
Luke McFadyen, Market Anaylsis and Economics Manager, Syrah Resources, Ltd.

Cobalt Conundrum: Securing More Battery Grade Volume in the Face of Structural and Social Challenges
Caspar Rawles, Analyst, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

The Impact of Electric Vehicles in Future Global Copper Demand
Franco Gonzalez, Senior Technology Analyst, IDTechEx

Don’t Forget the Nickel – A Supply Chain Analysis
Anne Oxley, Metallurgical Engineer, Royal School of Mines, London; Technical Director, Board Member, Brazilian Nickel

A New Class of High Performance, Low Cost, Synthetic Graphite Anode Materials
Jeremy Schrooten, Ph.D., Senior Research and Development Engineer, Energy, Pyrotek, Inc.

Arkema Presentation to be Announced


Advanced Battery Materials

Challenges and Opportunities: Materials for Solid State Batteries in the Automotive Industry
Elizaveta Buch, New Materials, Solid-State Batteries, Daimler AG


Innovations in Recycling

Processing 25,000 Tons of Device Batteries Annually and the Market for Recycling Lithium Ion Batteries from Electric Vehicles, Laptops and Mobile Phones
Holger Kuhlmann, Managing Director, Production & Distribution, Redux Recycling GmbH

Recycling of Graphite and Reutilization in as Anode Material in Lithium Ion Battery Cells
Sascha Nowak, Ph.D., Head of Analytics & Environment, University of Muenster

Profitable Near-Term Solution for End of Lithium Ion Battery Lifecycle
Michael Tamlin, COO, Neometals, Ltd.




For more details on the conference, please contact:
Craig Wohlers
Executive Director, Conferences
Cambridge EnerTech
Phone: 781-247-6260
Email: cwohlers@cambridgeenertech.com

For partnering and sponsorship information, please contact:
Sherry Johnson
Business Development Manager
Cambridge EnerTech
Phone: (+1) 781-972-1359
Email: sjohnson@cambridgeenertech.com

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