Programme*

Fluorine Forum 2021 ONLINE will bring together a panel of leading experts to examine and discuss the latest trends and developments in fluorine minerals supply and market demand.

Programme*

BST|CET+1|EDT-5|SGT+7
11:00|12:00|06:00|18:00
Welcome & Introduction
Ismene Clarke & Mike O’Driscoll, Directors, IMFORMED, UK

11:30|12:30|06:30|18:30
Alcore: aluminium fluoride production in Australia
Dr Mark Cooksey, CEO, ALCORE Ltd, Australia

12:00|13:00|07:00|19:00
Steel production outlook in a world of low carbon
James F. King, Steel Industry Consultant, UK

12:30|13:30|07:30|19:30
European HFC refrigerants market and F-gas alternatives
Barbara Gschrey, General Manager, Öko-Recherche, Germany

13:00|14:00|08:00|20:00
COFFEE BREAK

13:15|14:15|08:15|20:15
Fluorocarbon products as critical enablers in the production of semiconductor materials and IC devices
Dr Robert Syvret, Chief Scientist, Electronic Fluorocarbons LLC, USA

13:45|14:45|08:45|20:45
Hydrofluoric acid and downstream market outlook
Samantha Wietlisbach, Director Minerals Research, IHS Markit, Switzerland

14:15|15:15|09:15|21:15
Supply chain resilience in the Acidspar-HF-Lithium Ion Battery chain
Kerry Satterthwaite, Division Manager Strategic Minerals, Roskill – A Wood Mackenzie Business, UK

14:45|15:45|09:45|21:45
COFFEE BREAK

15:00|16:00|10:00|22:00
Fluorspar mining trends & outlook post-Covid
Peter Robinson, Chairman, Fluorsid British Fluorspar, UK

15:30|16:30|10:30|22:30
Lost Sheep Mine: ramping up to become the sole US fluorspar supplier
James Walker, Chief Executive Officer, Ares Strategic Mining, Canada

16:00|17:00|11:00|23:00
ROUNDTABLE BREAKOUTS: FLUORSPAR SUPPLY | FLUORSPAR MARKETS

* subject to change

Programme Outline

Wednesday 20 October
11:00-16:00 BST
Presentations & Discussion
Networking Breakout

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The Tree of Fluorine Life 

whose many branches will be well tended at Fluorine Forum 2021

Eurofluor tree - doc large

Source: Eurofluor (CTEF, Comité Technique Européen du Fluor), the Association representing the major producers and users of hydrogen fluoride (HF) and fluoride chemicals in Europe.