Benchmark World Tour 2017

Vancouver, Canada

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

33% upstream

9% downstream

58% investors

Vancouver | April 21st 2017
VENUE TBC


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Agenda

08:30 Arrival / Networking

Keynotes: The role critical mineral supply chains in 21st century industrial evolution

09:00 Introduction from BMO Capital Markets
09:05 Rise of the lithium ion battery megafactories | What it means for lithium, graphite & cobalt - Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
09:25 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
09:50 Electric Vehicles investing | weighing up risk versus reward - Edward Niedermeyer, Leading Auto Analyst / DailyKanban.com / Bloomberg View
10:10 Problems & opportunities with funding energy storage supply chains Chris Berry, President, House Mountain Partners
10:30 Coffee Break 15 mins

Session 2: Investing in the energy storage revolution: the gift and the curse

10:45 The cobalt conundrum and investment bottlenecks Caspar Rawles, Analyst, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
11:05 Changing how the world makes lithium ion cathodes Dan Blondal, CEO, Nano One (Cathode Processing, Canada)
11:20 - 12:00 Q&A Session with all the speakers
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Networking Session / Meet the Speakers

Field Trip | NanoOne cathode pilot plant

Places on the field trip are limited. If you would like to attend, please email Simon Moores on info@benchmarkminerals.com

13:00 Bus Leaves Fairmont Pacific Rim
13:45 Arrive at Nanoone Cathode Pilot Plant in Burnaby
14:00 Welcome Presentation, Tour overview
14:15 Tour of Laboratory
15:00 Tour of Pilot Plant
16:00 Return Bus Trip
17:00 Drinks Reception – Downtown Vancouver TBA
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Sponsors

Guest Speakers

David Deak

CTO, Lithium Americas

Chris Berry

HOUSE MOUNTAIN PARTNERS LLC

Edward Niedermeyer

AUTO ANALYST, DailyKanban.com

Simon Moores

MD, Benchmark

Andrew Miller

Analyst, Benchmark

Caspar Rawles

Analyst, Benchmark

VENUE TBC