17 二月 - 19 二月 2020
London, UK

阿格斯金属周

  • 17:00
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  • 17:30
  • Opening of NiCoMo and afternoon coffee break
  • 17:30
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  • 18:15
  • Roundtable discussions

These roundtables offer you a chance to join the group of your choice and be led in discussion by an industry expert. It is an ideal opportunity to ease into the more informal networking of the evening, enjoying a drink while you meet delegates with similar interests and concerns.The round-table discussions will last 45 minutes, taking the time to address looming questions and concerns in the industry. The final 15 minutes will be for summaries and conclusions, when each round-table leader will round up the key findings and present back to the other tables.

Roundtable one: When can we expect recovery in the steel market?
Roundtable leader: Giampaolo Guiducci, Managing Director, GALMET 

Roundtable two: What is a realistic time frame for the overhaul of batteries and EV usage?
Roundtable leader: Anuradha Ramanathan, Deputy Editor, Metals, Argus

Roundtable three: When will scrap and recycling be a viable option for supply?

Roundtable four: Is the geo-political situation combating or enhancing illegal and unsustainable mining?

Roundtable leader: Ran Maimon, Director, Metal Tech

  • 18:15
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  • 18:30
  • Roundtable conclusions
  • 18:30
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  • 21:00
  • Tower Bridge networking drinks reception
 
You are invited to join the Battery Opening Summit, SnWTa and your fellow NiCoMo attendees at our networking drinks reception, held in Tower Bridge. For more information please ask a member of staff. We look forward to seeing you there.
 
  • 08:45
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  • 09:45
  • Morning registration and exhibition opening
  • 09:45
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  • 09:50
  • Producer’s welcome Tonika Campbell - Metals, Senior Project Manager, Argus
  • 09:50
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  • 10:00
  • Chairperson’s opening address Stuart Penson - Senior Editor, Argus
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • Geopolitics and transition in the energy market: Supply and demand Claudine Sigam - Commodities Branch / Division on International Trade and Commodities (DITC), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
 
 
  • Prospects for EV’s and investment: Global EV outlook and impacts on oil demand
  • Sustainability and energy transition: How are these reshaping the energy markets?
  • How is policy and legislation shaping the transition and implementation of alternative energy and fuel sources
  • 10:30
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  • 11:00
  • Analysing nickel and cobalt pricing market Anuradha Ramanathan - Deputy Editor, Metals, Argus
 
  • Assessing options for pricing models and improving pricing realisation: Getting the best prices of the sheer value for nickel
  • Identifying opportunities and addressing challenges in the cobalt market place
  • Geographical project and supply update: What does this means for price forecasting?
  • 11:00
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  • 11:45
  • Morning coffee break
  • 11:45
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  • 12:15
  • Battery metals supply and outlook Anthony Milewski - Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Conic Metals
  • Assessing the supply picture for battery metals
  • Will supply and pricing ever meet demand and consumer product pricing?
  • Forecast for battery metal consumer products
  • 12:15
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  • 12:45
  • Nickel and cobalt panel discussion: How is nickel and cobalt being impacted by limited demand in battery manufacturing
  • Is the market getting closer to EV and battery market expectations?
  • Will there be investment in nickel mining despite a reduction in manufacturing and end use investment?
  • Is the important of nickel being shadowed by cobalt market movement?
Panellists:

Alina Racu, Market Analyst, Nornickel

Michael Insulan, Senior Market Analayst, Eurasian Resources Group

Anthony Milewski, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Conic Metals

  • 12:45
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  • 14:15
  • Networking lunch break
 
 
  • 14:15
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  • 14:45
  • Molybdenum supply: Holding steady or predicting a steady incline? Barbara Buck - Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Climax Molybdenum Company
 
  • How is molybdenum supply responding to the US and China trade relations?
  • Will downturn in the steel market impact global molybdenum demand?
  • Supply and pricing geographical outlook
 
  • 14:45
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  • 15:15
  • Critical materials and productive mining: Sustainability across the metals market Bryce Lee - Director of CSR, Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt
  • Increasing visibility across the supply chain through tracing and monitoring programmes
  • Whose responsibility is it to be conflict free?: Individual, cross-sector and industry approaches
  • Preservation through certification: How can certification help protect and preserve minerals and the countries they are mined in?
  • 15:15
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  • 16:00
  • Afternoon coffee break
 
 
  • 16:00
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  • 16:30
  • The use of nickel, cobalt and molybdenum in catalysts Bent Laine Larsen - Senior Category Manager, Haldor Topsøe
 
  • Procurement strategies for metals used in catalysts
  • Changing requirements for metals in catalysts
  • Catalyst recycling and reclamation: Recovering metal value from catalysts
  • 16:30
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  • 17:00
  • Innovative recycling in metal sludges Filipe Costa - Chief Executive Officer, CRONIMET
 
  • Technology and innovation in current market situation
  • Recycling of sludges containing chrome, nickel and moly
  • Assessing efficiency in the process
 
  • 17:00
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  • 17:10
  • Chairperson’s closing remarks and end of day one Stuart Penson - Senior Editor, Argus
  • 17:10
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  • 18:30
  • Networking drinks reception
  • 09:00
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  • 09:45
  • Morning registration and exhibition opening
  • 09:45
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  • 10:00
  • Chairperson’s opening address Anuradha Ramanathan - Deputy Editor, Metals, Argus
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • The rise and rise of EV’s and associated infrastructure: What and how much will be required? Andrea Valentini - Principal - Argus Consulting Services, Asia Pacific and the Middle East, Argus
 
  • What is the five to ten-year plan for the development of EVs: Manufacturing quantity of EVs and batteries
  • Will global copper supply be an impediment on the growth of EVs and EV infrastructure
  • Private and public investment: A realistic picture of what is needed to increase metals supply
  • 10:30
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  • 11:00
  • Is the geopolitical situation going to have an impact on the trade of ferro-alloys? Jimmy May - Chief Executive Officer, Midland Silicon Company
  • An overview on the silicon and ferromanganese market
  • Assessing the impact of trade relations on pricing
  • How is the silicon market affecting ferroalloys?
  • 11:00
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  • 11:45
  • Morning coffee break
  • 11:45
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  • 12:15
  • Assessing the prospect of ferro-nickel and ferro-chrome in the ferroalloys industry John Eastwood - Head of Nickel Sales, Anglo American
 
  • Ferro-nickel projects in Indonesia: How is this contributing to the supply and demand landscape?
  • What role is South Africa having in ferro-chrome’s current volatile market conditions?
  • Unpredictability in investment and instability in the supply chain: Assessing the correlation between prices and new source
  • 12:15
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  • 12:45
  • Steel vs Aluminium Alice Minuto - Trading Unit Manager, North West District Young , Duferco international Trading and BPW Representative, International Federation of Business and Professional Women
  • Light weighting: Aluminium vs. high-strength steel
  • Aluminium sustainability compared to steel sustainability
  • Workability of steel vs. aluminium
 
  • 12:20
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  • 12:50
  • Panel discussion: Women in the metals market
  • Both sides of the coin: Comparing countries with women in high led roles
  • Benefits of increasing female workers and management
  • How can women improve their position in the workplace?
Panellists:

Alice Minuto, Trading Unit Manager,North West District Young BPW Representative, Duferco international Trading and International Federation of Business and Professional Women

Ana Cabral Gardner, Managing Partner, A:10 Investimentos

Meera Pau Mehta, Corporate Responsibility Manager, ArcelorMittal

  • 13:15
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  • 13:20
  • Chairperson’s closing Anuradha Ramanathan - Deputy Editor, Metals, Argus
  • 13:50
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch break and end of conference