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 SnWTa 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.

Round table one: Damage or control: Are US and China trade relations having any long-term impacts on exports and arbitrage?
Roundtable leader: Mihail Manasov, Head of Trading, RJH Trading  

Roundtable two: No deal?!: Will demand be affected on a global or local scale?
Roundtable leader: Candida Owens, Senior Trader and Company Director, Cronimet  

Round table three: When will scrap and recycling be a viable option for supply?
Roundtable leader: Denis Gorbachev, Director International Business, WOLFRAM Company

 

  • 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, NiCoMo and your fellow SnWTa 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.
  • 09:00
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  • 09:45
  • Morning registration and exhibition opening
  • 09:45
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  • 10:00
  • Chairperson’s recap Mark Seddon - Senior Manager, Metals Consulting, Argus
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • Tungsten sources of supply Fedor Mironenko - General Manager, AVAS Trading
  • The product reserves of ore mining
  • Investments overseas to reduce downstream costs
  • Streamlining supply chain processes
  • 10:30
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  • 11:00
  • Tin and tungsten: Consumers requirements and responsibility of responsible sourcing Meera Pau Mehta - Corporate Responsibility Manager, ArcelorMittal
  • Tin and tungsten trends of supply: How are traceability and changing sourcing practices impacting supply
  • Assessing the needs of the consumers customers: What are the construction and automotive industries looking for?
  • The requirements as a consumer and a supplier: Legal framework and regulation
  • 11:00
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  • 11:45
  • Morning coffee break
  • 11:45
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  • 12:15
  • Spotlight on tin ore mining in Central Africa Dharam Kotecha - Director, Halcyon Inc
  • The impact of illegal mining on exports: Increasing regulation and certification on tin mining
  • Strategies to reduce risk across the supply chain in mineral resourcing
  • Central African current supply and forecast: How does that impact the global supply picture
  • 12:15
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  • 12:45
  • US Department of Energy’s approach to increasing strategies for critical material sourcing Mary Anne Alvin - Rare Earth Elements Technology Manager, National Energy Technology Laboratory, US Department of Energy
  • How can separation technology be used for critical materials sourcing?
  • Converting oxides into metals
  • How can lessons learned from other minerals be applied to the growing criteria of critical materials?
  • 13:15
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  • 13:30
  • Chairperson’s closing Mark Seddon - Senior Manager, Metals Consulting, Argus
 
 
  • 13:30
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  • 14:30
  • Networking lunch break and end of conference
  • 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 Mark Seddon - Senior Manager, Metals Consulting, Argus
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • Minor metals market pricing and outlook Polina Sparks - Analysis Editor, Argus
  • An update on minor metals supply and demand dynamics
  • New resource and mining acquisitions
  • Forecast and outlook
  • 10:30
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  • 11:00
  • Tin market trends: An LME broker’s perspective Tom Mulqueen - Head of Research, Amalgamated Metal Trading
 
  • Production outlook and barriers to trade
  • Tin price evolution and the role of exchanges
  • Diversifying supply chain and regional competition
 
  • 11:00
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  • 11:45
  • Morning coffee break
 
 
  • 11:45
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  • 12:15
  • Panel discussion: How is the geopolitical picture impacting metals supply?
 
  • Are Chinese and US trade relations having an adverse effect on supply to the US?
  • In case of no deal: What will be the impact on automotive manufacturing and what does this mean for tin demand in the UK?
  • How are large supply countries outside of trade relations responding to market disruption: Spotlight on the DRC and Indonesia

Panellists:

Maarten Gassmann, Head of Asian Business, Grondmet

Ran Maimon, President, Metal-Tech

Mihail Manasov, Head of Trading, RJH Trading

 
  • 12:15
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  • 12:45
  • Tungsten raw materials supply Denis Gorbachev - Director International Business, WOLFRAM Company
  • What is the outlook for usage of concentrate and producers in China?
  • Requirements of tungsten consumption and requirement for supply
  • Outlook of tungsten applications markets
  • 12:45
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  • 14:15
  • Networking lunch break
  • 14:15
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  • 14:45
  • Responsible sourcing across the supply chain Stephen Taiwo - Supply Chain Standards Manager, International Tin Association
  • An overview of key trends in the metals sector and how they link to changing practice and criteria
  • Assessing code of conduct: Where are we now and where are we going?
  • LME guidance: How can joint initiatives raise the bar on industry practice and performance?
  • 14:45
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  • 15:15
  • Tantalum demand and raw material outlook Daniel F.Persico - SVP Global Sales & Marketing/M&A, TOKIN Corporation
  • Analysing the global scale for raw material demand
  • Assessing new applications and changing use cases
  • Highlighting the advantages of the usage of the tantalum in the current manufacturing climate
  • 15:15
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  • 16:00
  • Afternoon coffee break
 
 
  • 16:00
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  • 16:30
  • Niobium extraction and new demand opportunities Yuri Miranda - Marketing Intelligence Specialist - Marketing Department, CBMM
 
  • Assessing the supply of niobium deposits and addressing the process of production
  • An overview of niobium applications and forecast
  • Niobium in batteries instead of graphite: Analysing the usage of niobium in anodes and how this improves the batteries performance
 
  • 16:30
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  • 17:00
  • Advances in tantalum application Stephen Krause - President, GAM Technology, Global Advanced Metals
  • Powders for increasing performance in tantalum capacitors
  • Development of emerging technologies for utilising tantalum functional performance
  • Prospects for material industrialisation
  • 17:00
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  • 17:10
  • Chairperson’s closing remarks and end of day one Mark Seddon - Senior Manager, Metals Consulting, Argus
  • 17:10
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  • 18:30
  • Networking drinks reception