Benchmark World Tour 2017

Washington D.C, USA

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

22% upstream

69% downstream

9% investors

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Washington D.C | April 26th 2017
Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, 1819 L Street, NW, #600, Washington DC 20036


12:30 Arrival / Networking / Simple Buffet Lunch
Setting the scene: The role critical mineral supply chains in 21st century industrial evolution
13:00 Introduction from Chair – Sasakawa Peach Foundation USA
13:05 Achieving a sustainable future in the rare metals ages David Abraham, Director, Technology, Rare and Electronics Materials Centre
13:25 Rise of the lithium ion battery megafactories | What it means for lithium, graphite & cobalt - Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
Government perspective / Funding the energy storage revolution
13:45 Mineral Criticality: An Overview of Global Trends for Battery Materials Erin McCullough, Material Flow Analyst, United States Geological Survey (USGS)
14:05 Problems & opportunities with funding energy storage supply chains Chris Berry, President, House Mountain Partners
14:25 The Cobalt Conundrum: what is the future for ethical supply from DRC? Caspar Rawles, Analyst, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
14:40 Q&A with Speakers / Open Floor
15:15 Finish
15:15 Meet the speakers Drinks reception - Sponsored by Cruz Cobalt Corp

Sponsors

Guest Speakers

Erin McCullough

Material Flow Analyst, USGS

David Abraham

Director, Technology, Rare and Electronics Materials Center

Chris Berry

HOUSE MOUNTAIN PARTNERS LLC

Simon Moores

MD, Benchmark

Andrew Miller

Analyst, Benchmark

Caspar Rawles

Analyst, Benchmark

Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, 1819 L Street, NW, #600, Washington DC 20036