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THE Cobalt Conference 2016 Schedule

Registration Hours

09.15 -10.30 am     Wednesday 11 May 2016


Wednesday 11 May 2016

10.30am Programme commences
12.30pm Lunch
2.30pm Programme continues
5.30pm End of Session I
5.45-7.15pm Reception

Thursday 12 May 2016

8.45am Continental Breakfast
9.30am Session II commences
12.45pm Conference ends
12.45pm Reception and Lunch


Tuesday 10 May

4.00-6.00pm    Cobalt's Future in Lithium-Ion Batteries - Workshop organised by Benchmark Intelligence (see our Media Partners page)

Wednesday 11 May

10.30am    Welcome and Introductory Remarks

10.40am    Challenges for Cobalt - Brigitte Amoruso (CDI)

11.00am    Cobalt Supply and Demand - A Global Perspective - Dr Edward Spencer (CRU)

11.30am    The Forecast of Rechargeable Lithium Battery Market, Application & Technology - Dr Yu-Tack Kim (KBIA)

12.00pm    Cobalt on the LME - Matthew Chamberlain (LME)

12.30pm - 2.30pm  LUNCH


2.30pm    Recent Movements on K-REACH and KOSHA - Jane Song (CIRS)

3.00pm    Cobalt in Cemented Carbides (Hardmetals): Market Overview and Outlook - Mark Seddon (Argus Media)

3.30pm    Coffee Break

4.00pm    New Bioprocessing Strategies for Cobalt - Dr Richard Herrington (Natural History Museum)

4.30pm    The Thackaringa Cobalt/Sulphuric Acid Project - Dr Ian Pringle (Broken Hill Prospecting Limited)

5.00pm    Importance of a Sustainable Industry - Guy Thiran (Eurometaux)

Thursday 12 May

8.45-9.30am    Continental Breakfast

9.30am    Chinese Cobalt Market - Xu Aidong (Antaike)

10.00am   Outlook for Li-ion Batteries - Andrew Miller (Benchmark Intelligence)

10.30am   Coffee Break

11.00am   Cobalt Extraction - Perspectives and Analysis from an SX Viewpoint - Laurent Cohen (Solvay)

11.30am   A Guide to Responsible Sourcing (ICMM Position) - David Weight (CDI)

12.00am   Responsible Stewardship Practices at Tenke Fungurume Mining - David Elliott (Freeport-McMoRan/Tenke Fungurume)

12.30pm   Closing Remarks

12.45pm   Drinks Reception

1.00-3.00pm LUNCH - Conference Close

3.00-4.00pm Battery Metals Session hosted by CRU - Please contact Edward Spencer at CRU,



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