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Argus Global Antimony 2018


Day 1 | 28 February 2018
09.00 – 09.30
Welcome Refreshments
09:30 - 09:40

Chairman's Opening Remarks

Geert Krekel, Chair of the Board of Directors, International Antimony Association

Session 1:

Global Antimony Supply and Demand Landscape 


09:40 - 10:10 

Global Antimony Markets Overview and Outlook to 2023

  •        General market overview
  •        Criticality of primary supply and antimony trade
  •        Global trade flow patterns of antimony and antimony intermediates
  •        Country specific trade analysis
  •        Future supply and demand (up to 2023)
Michael Schmidt, German Mineral Resources Agency (DERA), Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR)
10:10 - 10:40

Russian Antimony Market Outlook

Vitaliy Butkeev, Head of Logistics Department, GPM Chemicresource

10:40 - 10:50  Q&A
10:50 – 11:20  Morning Refreshments
11:20 - 11:50  Antimony Product Stewardship in North America and Europe
  • Hazard classification and risk management of antimony substances
  • Circularity of material loops: responsible sourcing and production, safe use and safe disposal/recycling
  • Raw materials and Industrial symbiosis
  • Value chain product stewardship approach
Caroline Braibant, Secretary General, International Antimony Association
11:50 - 12:20

Emergence of New Antimony Processing Sites in Asia

12:20 - 12:30  Q&A
12:30 - 14:00  Networking Lunch 
14:00 - 14:30 
EU's Initiative to Promote More Investment in Antimony Mining Sites - What are the Implications for Antimony Supply and Demand? 

Maurits Bruggink, Secretary General, Critical Raw Material Alliance
14:30 - 15:00

Europe Antimony Market Outlook

Charles Swindon, Managing Director, RJH Trading

15:00 - 15:10

Q&A

15:10 - 15:40
Afternoon Refreshments
 

Session 2: Antimony Industry and Market Outlook in China


15:40 - 16:10
China’s Antimony Production Outlook

Sally Xu, Market Analyst, Argus
16:10 - 16:40

China Going Full Force on Environmental Policies: Pollution Management and Latest Environmental Policies in China

He Mengchang, Professor, School of Environment, Beijing Normal University

16:40 - 16:50

Q&A

16:50 - 17:00

Chairman’s Closing Remarks

Geert Krekel, 
Chair of the Board of Directors, International Antimony Association

17:00 - 20:00
Cocktail Reception

Day 2 | 01 March 2018
08:50 - 09:30
Welcome Refreshments
09:30 - 09:40
Chairman’s Remarks 

Session 3: Antimony Downstream Applications and Market Trends


09:40 - 10:10

Demand for Antimony Trioxide by Application and Regulatory Updates in Japan

  • Antimony Trioxide Market in Japan
  • Regulatory Updates for Antimony Trioxide in Japan
  • Suzuhiro's Antimony Concentrate Products

Yuichi Hattori, General Manager, Sales Department, Suzuhiro Chemical Co., Ltd

10:10 - 10:40
Safety Regulations and Protocols in Flame Retardant Industry - Threats and Challenges
10:45 - 10:50
Q&A
 10:50 - 11:20
Morning Refreshments
 11:20 - 11:50 Recovering Antimony from Lead-Acid Battery Recycling - What are the Trends, Opportunities and Challenges? 

Hans Vercammen,
Business Unit Head - Antimony and Plastics, Campine
 11:50 - 12:20

Emerging Opportunities from New Antimony Applications

 12:20 - 12:30
Q&A
 12:30 - 12:40
Chairman’s Closing Remarks
 12:40 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
Argus Electronic Metals Forum (Complimentary)

Argus Electronic Metals Forum (Complimentary)


EU's Initiative to Promote Investment in Antimony Mining Sites - What Are the Implications to Antimony Supply and Demand? 

Maurits Bruggink, Secretary General, Critical Raw Material Alliance


EU's Initiative to Promote Investment in Antimony Mining Sites - What Are the Implications to Antimony Supply and Demand? 

Maurits Bruggink, Secretary General, Critical Raw Material Alliance

*This working agenda is subject to change.
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