28 August - 29 August 2018
Singapore

Argus LiCoNi 2018

Welcome and Registration

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  • 08.30
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  • 09.20
  • Registration and welcome registration
  • 09.20
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  • 09.30
  • Chairperson's opening remarks Alison Tran - Business Development Manager, Non Ferrous Metals, Argus
  • 09.30
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  • 09.40
  • Keynote opening speech Amreeta Eng - Director, Trade, Connectivity & Business Service, Enterprise Singapore

The International Lithium Race

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  • 09.40
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  • 10.10
  • Lithium market trend forecast to 2025 - Future demand drivers Michael Schmidt - Associate Researcher, Geman Mineral Resources Agency (DERA)
  • 10.10
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  • 10.40
  • Asia's lithium supply and demand dynamics
  • 10.40
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  • 10.50
  • Q&A
  • 10.50
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  • 11.20
  • Morning refreshment
  • 11.20
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  • 11.50
  • Anson Resources Paradox Lithium Project: Fast Tracking to Production Bruce Richardson - Managing Director, Anson Resources
  • 11.50
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  • 12.20
  • Keynote panel discussion: Latest updates on investment in the battery metals sector Panel of speakers

Moderator:

Alison Tran, Business Development Manager, Non Ferrous Metals, Argus

 

Panellist:

Geoff McNamara, Partner, Medea Capital Partners Limited

Jessica Fung, Vice President, Pala Investment

Jon Hykawy, President and Director, Stormcrow

  • 12.20
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  • 12.30
  • Q&A
  • 12.30
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  • 14.00
  • Networking Lunch

Global development in nickel and cobalt demand

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  • 14.00
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  • 14.30
  • Global outlook for cobalt markets Byrce Lee - Director of CSR, Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt
  • 14.30
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  • 15.00
  • The key to ethically sourced cobalt from the DRC Lance Hooper - President and COO, Cobalt Blockchain Inc
  • 15.00
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  • 15.10
  • Q&A
  • 15.10
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  • 15.40
  • Afternoon refreshment
  • 15.40
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  • 16.10
  • Global nickel output in 2017: A breakdown of nickel grades and market outlook
  • 16.10
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  • 16.40
  • Impact of the booming battery industry on the global nickel multiverse Alex Khodov - Principal Nickel Market Analyst, Norilsk Nickel
  • 16.40
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  • 16.50
  • Q&A
  • 16.50
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  • 17.00
  • Chairman's closing remarks Alison Tran - Business Development Manager, Non Ferrous Metals, Argus
  • 17.00
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  • 19.00
  • Cocktail reception

Welcome and Refreshment

Start End
  • 08.30
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  • 09.30
  • Welcome refreshment
  • 09.30
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  • 09.40
  • Chairman's remarks Alison Tran - Business Development Manager, Non Ferrous Metals, Argus

Electric vehicle sector outlook and demand forecast

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  • 09.40
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  • 10.10
  • Outlook of global electric vehicle industry Ashish Sethia - Head of Research, Bloomberg New Energy Finance APAC
  • 10.10
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  • 10.40
  • The LME and how it is evolving to support the EV revolution Oscar Wehtje - Head of Product Development, London Metal Exchange

Nickel, Aluminium and Copper – ready to serve the EV industry
Cobalt – physical delivery or cash settlement
Lithium – creating a new transparent market

  • 10.40
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  • 10.50
  • Q&A
  • 10.50
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  • 11.20
  • Morning refreshment

Trends and developments in the energy storage sector

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  • 11.20
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  • 11.50
  • Key trends in global Li-ion battery technology and applications
  • 11.50
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  • 12.20
  • Disruptive forces that drives changes in the energy storage industry
  • 12.20
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  • 12.30
  • Q&A
  • 12.30
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  • 14.00
  • Networking Lunch
  • 14.00
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  • 14.30
  • + Cg: The other side of the battery Mike Rosenstreich - Managing, Director, Hexagon Resources
  • 14.30
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  • 15.00
  • Key findings of the global manganese battery market
  • 15.00
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  • 15.10
  • Q&A
  • 15.10
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  • 15.40
  • Afternoon refreshment
  • 15.40
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  • 16.10
  • Understanding the challenges and bottlenecks in battery technologies
  • 16.10
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  • 16.40
  • A look at the lithium-ion battery recycling industry
  • 16.40
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  • 16.50
  • Q&A
  • 16.50
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  • 17.00
  • Chairman’s closing remarks and end of conference Alison Tran - Business Development Manager, Non Ferrous Metals, Argus