Benchmark | Germany 2016

Dresden, Germany | Thursday 9 - Friday 10th June 2016
Hilton Dresden | An der | Frauenkirche 5 | 01067 Dresden | Germany

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Meeting Summary

  • 9/6 AM: Seminar
  • 9/6 PM: Battery Plant Visit / Cathode Workshop
  • 10/6 AM: Lithium Mine Visit


THURSDAY 9 JUNE AM

SESSION ONE


UPSTREAM

Setting the lithium ion battery supply chain scene; a look at the raw material (inc. lithium, graphite, cobalt) to intermediate processed products (cathode and anode)

09:00 Who controls the lithium ion battery supply chain?

  • EU based raw material supply analysis
  • Cathode/Anode production know how
  • Battery pack and cell manufacturing capacity
Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
Andrew Miller, Analyst, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence


UPSTREAM PUBLIC COMPANY SPEAKERS

Investable companies seeking to serve the upstream portion of the lithium ion battery supply chain

09:30 SPEAKER TBA

09:45 Lithium X Energy Corp Brian Paes Braga, CEO (Canada / US / Argentina)

10:00 Neometals Ltd (Lithium) Chris Reed, Managing Director (Australia)

10:15 Black Rock Mining (Graphite) Steve Tambanis, Managing Director, (Australia / Tanzania)

10:30 Ontario Graphite Ltd: Tom Burkett, CEO (Canada)

10:45 Talga Resources (Graphite, Graphene) Mark Thompson (Germany / Sweden)


COFFEE BREAK

SESSION TWO


DOWNSTREAM

Analysing the downstream lithium ion industry from cell manufacturing to pack construction and end market developments (electric vehicles and utility storage)

11:15 Lithium ion batteries: downstream impact on materials and products Elbert Loois / Dierk Paskert, Hi Tech Materials (Germany)

11:45 Panel Session: All speakers


LUNCH

12:30 Lunch onsite at the Hilton Dresden Sponsored by Dakota Minerals


FIELD TRIP / WORKSHOP


14:00 - 17:30: Daimler Automotive Battery Plant Visit (Strictly Limited. Bus departs Hilton Dresden). Click here for more Information.

14:00 - 16:00: Benchmark Workshop: Forecasting Battery Cathodes (For those not attending the field trip).


DAY TWO - FRIDAY 10 JUNE: LITHIUM MINE VISIT


08:30 - 14:00: Field trip to European Metals’ Lithium Project (includes Airport Drop-off)

Join Benchmark’s analysts and industry delegates on a trip to European Metals' Cinovec Lithium Project following the World Tour | Dresden seminar.

The trip will leave the Hilton Dresden Hotel on Friday 10th June and travel 45 minutes south to the Germany / Czech Republic border to see the underground lithium - tin operation.

  • 8:30 - Leave Hilton Dresden
  • 9:30 - Arrive at the mine site
  • 9:45 - Welcome Speech and Tour of the underground lithium / tin operation
  • 11:30 - Company Presentation and Q&A on the mine site, geology, history and future production plans
  • 12:30 - Lunch and return bus back
  • 13:45 - Dresden Airport Drop Off
  • 14:15 - Hilton Hotel Drop Off

Please confirm your attendance by emailing us here


ADDITIONAL INFO



DAY ONE: Daimler Automotive Battery Plant Field Trip Additional Info

A field trip to Accumotive and guided private tour of its battery pack manufacturer based in Kamenz has been arranged but tickets are extremely limited.
Tickets are not guarantees, but can be applied for by email here.

FIELD TRIP: Daimler / Mercedes / Accumotive Battery Plant - Private Tour

  • Private tour of Daimler's lithium ion battery plant in Kamenz
  • Includes presentations and Q&A session with Daimler management
  • Learn about its €500m expansion and plans to serve Europe's EV sector
  • See where Mercedes Benz manufactures its home storage batteries
  • More Information from fortune here

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SPEAKERS

SIMON MOORES, MD
Benchmark Minerals
DIERK PASKERT
Hi Tech Materials
ELBERT LOOIS
Hi Tech Materials
STEVE TAMBANIS, MD
Black Rock Mining
BRIAN PAES BRAGA, CEO
Lithium X
CHRIS REED, MD
Neometals
MARK THOMPSON, MD
Talga Resources
TOM BURKETT, CEO
Ontario Graphite Ltd

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