Programme Outline

Sunday November 2017

Registration and Evening Networking Drinks Reception.

Monday 6 November 2017

Day One: Setting the scene, global graphite supply and new development projects in the pipeline
Session One: Keynotes
Session Two: Global Graphite Supply
Session Three: New Supply Pipeline
Networking & Drinks Reception

Tuesday 7 November 2017

Day Two: Graphite Demand
Networking Breakfast With Exhibitors
Battery & Industrial markets
Lunch and Close of Conference

Presentations to include:

Entering the age of the lithium ion battery megafactory: impact on graphite
Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, UK

Carbon powders for lithium-ion: past, present, future
Hugues Jacquemin, CEO and General Manager, Imerys Graphite & Carbon, Switzerland

How Europe’s demand for value added graphite is changing
Alexander Unfried, Sales Director Graphit Kropfmühl, Germany

Building the world’s largest spherical graphite plant
Ms Xia, Vice General Manager, Luimao Graphite, China

Developments in the Chinese Expandable Graphite Market
Haibo Mo, Deputy General Manager, Qingdao Hensen Graphite Co. Ltd, China

Africa: Opening the world’s biggest flake graphite mine in Mozambique
Shaun Verner, Managing Director, Syrah Resources, Australia

The evolution in India’s flake graphite supply
Shishir Poddar, Managing Director, Tirupati Carbon and Chemicals PVT Ltd, India

How to be successful supplying natural flake graphite and which type of markets to sell to
Stephen Riddle, President, Asbury Carbons, USA

How has global graphite exploration changed since 2011?
Murray Lines, Managing Director, Stratum Resources Ltd, Australia

Li-ion cell to pack: The role of anodes in enabling new applications
AK Srouji, Principal Battery Scientist, Romeo Power, USA

Lithium ion battery recycling: what does this mean for raw material demand?
Hans Eric Melin, CEO, Creation Inn, UK

Lithium ion batteries: the path to $100/kWh and cost implications of graphite
Sam Jaffe, Managing Director, Cairn Energy Research Advisors, USA

Real World Graphene: Industrial applications for the 21st Century
Richard Clarke, Senior Technical Specialist, Morgan Advanced Materials, USA

Recarburiser: Natural graphite’s place as a carbon additive

Refractories: The outlook for graphite’s leading end-market

PLUS: Graphite Project Updates including

Paul Ferguson, Chief Marketing Officer, Great Lakes Graphite
David Christensen, Managing Director, Renascor Resources
Peter Canterbury, Managing Director, Triton Minerals Ltd
Peter Wright, Non-Executive Director, Bass Metals

Registration enquiries, please contact:

Ismene Clarke +44 (0)7905 771 494 |