Lithium ion battery market’s only dedicated cathode conference, focusing on cathode demand; lithium, cobalt and nickel supply; and battery megafactory build out

Wednesday 24th – Thursday 25th October 2018, Balboa Bay Resort, Newport Beach, CA USA

Register to Attend

Super Early Bird Price expires May 31st £1500

Early Bird Price expires June 30th £1750

Normal Price from July 1 2018 £2000

Join us for industry leading presentations and networking all dedicated to examining cathodes serving the lithium ion battery and electric vehicle industry.

Cathodes 2018 is part of Benchmark Minerals Week 2018 and will follow Graphite + Anodes 2018. Registration includes a joint networking dinner with Graphite + Anodes 2018 delegates.

Cathodes 2018 will explore:

  • Cathode supply: Nickel cobalt aluminium (NCA) versus nickel cobalt manganese (NCM)
  • Raw material supply: battery grade lithium, cobalt and nickel
  • Lithium ion battery megafactories build out for the electric vehicle revolution
  • Deepdive: Individual lithium, nickel and cobalt lunch workshops
  • Lithium ion battery demand: utility storage, electric vehicles, consumer electronics
  • New supply pipeline of lithium, cobalt and nickel
  • And more


Simon Moores

MD, Benchmark

Andrew Miller

Senior Analyst, Benchmark

Chris Reed


Caspar Rawles

Analyst, Benchmark

Gary Lewis

Executive Chairman, Battery Mineral Resources Ltd

Andy Leyland

Head of Forecasting, Benchmark

Ken Brinsden

Pilbara Minerals

Robert Mintak

CEO, Standard Lithium

Tim Johnston

President and CEO,
Desert Lion Energy

Steve Promnitz

Managing Director, Lake Resources NL

Dustin Grace

Director Battery Engineering,
Proterra Inc

Dan Blondal


Scott Williamson

Managing Director, Blackstone Minerals

Livio Filice

Energy Storage Business Development, Mercedes-Benz Energy

John Mitchell

President, Lithium & Advanced Materials, Albemarle

Tom Schneberger

VP, Global Business Director, FMC Corperation

Trent Mell

President & CEO, First Cobalt

Dan Carroll

New Product Development, Freeport Cobalt

Michael Insulant

Senior Market Analyst, Eurasian Resources Group