Benchmark World Tour 2017

New York, USA

World Tour 2016: Where from the supply chain were delegates from?

22% upstream

4% downstream

74% investors

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New York | April 28th 2017
UBS AUDITORIUM, 1285 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS

UBS Utilities


>11:30 Arrival (Photo ID required for UBS security)
Session 1: The role of critical mineral supply chains in 21st century industrial evolution
12:00 Introduction from Julien Dumoulin-Smith, UBS
12:10/td> Rise of the lithium ion battery megafactories | What it means for lithium, graphite & cobalt - Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
12:25 The rise & fall of lithium: +60 million tonnes of opportunity Dr David Deak, CTO, Lithium Americas - Former Senior Development Engineer at Tesla, Battery Supply Chain / Gigafactory
Rapid-fire Session:
Companies serving the upstream portion of the lithium ion battery supply chain
Graphite/Anodes
12:45 Eric Desaulniers, President, Nouveau Monde (Graphite, Canada)
13:00 Steve Tambanis, Managing Director, Black Rock Mining (Graphite, Australia)
Lithium / Cathodes:
13:15 Mike Tamlin, CEO, Neometals (Lithium, Australia)
13:30 Guy Bourassa, President, Nemaska Lithium (Canada)
13:45 David Sidoo, CEO, Advantage Lithium (Canada)
14:00 Patrick Highsmith, CEO, Pure Energy Minerals (Lithium, Nevada)
14:15 Coffee Break
Session 2: Cobalt Conundrum & Lithium ion Battery Forecasts
14:30 Solving the cobalt conundrum Trent Mell, President & CEO, First Cobalt (Canada)
14:45 Lithium ion battery demand: forecasts by sector to 2020 Sam Jaffe, Managing Director, Cairn Energy Research Advisors (US)
15:05 Q&A Session - Q&A Session with all speakers – Chaired by Julien Dumoulin-Smith, UBS
16:00 Finish
16.00 to 1800 Meet the Speakers Drinks Reception - Offsite venue TBC

Sponsors

Guest Speakers

Trent Mell

President & CEO, First Cobalt

David Sidoo

CEO, Advantage Lithium

Patrick Highsmith

CEO, Pure Energy Minerals

Mike Tamlin

COO, NeoMetals

Steve Tambanis

MD, Black Rock Mining

David Deak

CTO, Lithium Americas

Guy Bourassa

NEMASKA LITHIUM INC

Simon Moores

MD, Benchmark

Andrew Miller

Analyst, Benchmark

Caspar Rawles

Analyst, Benchmark

UBS AUDITORIUM, 1285 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS