05 junho - 06 junho 2019
Chicago, Illinois, US

Argus Specialty Metals Week

Rare earths from mining to consumer electronics and automotive application.

In its 5th year, Argus Specialty Metals Week will be uniting over 100+ senior level representatives from across the rare earths, electronics and automotive markets to discuss sustainable supply, investigate new applications and the geo-politics of China and the US. 

  • Be prepared

    100+ delegates
  • Be proactive

    75+ companies
  • Be accurate

    10+ networking hours

Get actionable insight into:

  • China

    With China controlling 90% of the market, how does the recent environmental plant shutdowns affect pricing and availability?
  • Electronics and automotive

    With an increase in demand from the electronics and automotive markets, how does the US plan to expand the market share outside of China?
  • Geo-politics

    What does the current relationship between the US and China mean for the rest of the world and how will trade restrictions affect the industry?

Confirmed speakers:

  • Suzanne Malden, Global Commodity Leader, Bose Corporation
  • Amanda Lacaze, Chief Executive Officer, Lynas
  • Melvin Hill, Business Manager, Rare Earths, GE Chaplin
  • William Summers, General Engineer, Department of Energy
  • Satoru Toyomoto, General Manager, Japan Oil and Gas Mining Exploration Company(JOGMEC)
  • Kevin Jones, Stockpile Program Engagement Liaison, Defense Logistics Agency
  • Kenny Leung, Senior Sales Manager, Fujian Changting Golden Dragon Rare-Earth Co.
  • Pol Le-Roux, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Lynas
  • Colin Nexhip, Chief Executive Officer, MP Materials
  • Mary Anne Alvin, Technology Manager, National Energy Technology
  • Jon Blumenthal, President and Chief Executive Officer, Blue Line Corporation
  • Tom Lograsso, Deputy Director, Critical Materials Institute  
  • Chris Hall, Commercial Director, Less Common Metals
  • Clint Cox, President, The Anchor House
  • Robert  Wolf, Vice President Sales, Alliance 
  • Jack Lifton, Founding Principal, Technology Metals Research

New for 2019:

  • Program versatility: Roundtable discussions, panels, on stage interviews and technology showcase presentations
  • Two new streams: Automotive and electronics.
  • Workshop: An introduction to separation and processing equipment and techniques.
  • 10+ networking hours: An offsite reception, an icebreaker session, a networking app, an outreach board and more

Plus, network with leading decision-makers across the entire supply chain: integrating, mining, production, separation, processing and manufacturing. 

Who should join us in Chicago:

  • Rare earth miners
  • Junior mining companies
  • Processors, producers and separation plants
  • Part manufacturers
  • Military and government
  • Commodities traders
  • End users
  • Financial institutions
  • Academic/associations
  • Service providers, recycles and processors
...and anyone else who is interested in discussing specialty metals with the entire supply chain.