PLEASE NOTE THIS FORUM IS NOW AN ONLINE EVENT

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The industrial minerals supply chain from mine to market examined

For established players seeking new horizons & newcomers evaluating industrial minerals

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All times British Summer Time

MONDAY 25 April

ENERGY CRISIS | DECARBONISATION
11:00 Welcome & Introduction
Ismene Clarke & Mike O’Driscoll, Directors, IMFORMED, UK
11:30 Decarbonisation & renewable energy technology for industrial minerals production
Phil Hodgson, CEO, Calix Ltd, Australia
12:00 The energy crisis and industrial minerals: climate policy and case studies
Vasili Nicoletopoulos, Owner, Natural Resources PC, Greece

12:30 BREAK

TRANSITION PATHWAYS | SUSTAINABILITY
13:00 Transition challenges & pathways for industrial minerals in the energy-intensive industry ecosystem: EU policies
Vincent Basuyau, Policy Officer, Energy Intensive Industries & Raw Materials, European Commission, Belgium
13:30 Sustainable mining & development of industrial minerals for a decarbonised economy
Darren Wilson, CEO, LKAB Industrial Minerals, UK
14:00 Sustainable development as a global supplier of industrial minerals
Leah Wilson, VP Sustainability, Imerys, France

14:30 BREAK

ESG | LOGISTICS
14:45 The role of geoscience data in meeting industrial minerals ESG targets
James Edwards, Senior Project Geologist, Seequent, UK
15:15 Mineral logistics: Dry bulk shipping challenges, trends & outlook
Hugo du Mez, Strategy & Analysis Advisor, Port of Rotterdam, Netherlands

15:45 ROUND TABLE NETWORKING

16:45 End of Day 1

* subject to change

 “A great event especially as it covered the industrial minerals world all the way from exploration and reporting mineral resources through production, logistics and markets, with a timely emphasis on mineral recycling and last but not least, innovation.”
Andrew Scogings, Executive Consultant, Snowden, Australia

Programme Outline

Monday 25 April 2022
11:00-17:00 Presentations, Discussion, & Networking

Tuesday 26 April 2022
11:00-15:00 Presentations, Discussion, & Networking

TUESDAY 26 APRIL

11:00 Welcome & Introduction
Mike O’Driscoll, Director, IMFORMED, UK

BATTERY RAW MATERIALS | AFRICAN POTENTIAL
11:15 COP26 & The Great EV Raw Material Disconnect
Simon Moores, CEO & Robert Colbourn, Publisher, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, UK
11:45 Investment & development of industrial mineral projects in Sub-Saharan Africa
Rudolph de Bruin, Founding Partner, AMED Funds, South Africa
Incubex Minerals & development of an upgraded wollastonite source: NamWoll
Johan de Bruin, Director, Incubex Minerals Ltd, South Africa

12:15 BREAK

CERAMICS | FILLERS & PIGMENTS | PROCESSING
12:30 Ceramic raw materials & markets: challenges & outlook
Brendan Clifford, Co-CEO, Mota Ceramic Solutions, Portugal
13:00 Trends in demand for mineral pigments & fillers in paints & coatings
Stefan Schlag, Director Inorganic Chemicals & Minerals, S&P Global Commodity Insights, Switzerland

13:30 ROUND TABLE NETWORKING

14:30 End of Forum

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