Benchmark World Tour 2017

Zurich, Switzerland

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Zurich | June 9th 2017
Sheraton Zurich Hotel, Pfingstweidstrasse 100, 8005 Zurich

UBS Autos


08:30 Arrival and registration
09:00 Opening Remarks Christine Novakovic, Group Managing Director, Head of CIC & IB Switzerland, UBS AG
09:10 Tearing down the car that changes everything Patrick Hummel, Executive Director, Head of Autos & Mobility Research, UBS AG
10:00 Block 1 I Supplier Swiss corporate presentations (30min) and panel discussion (30min): opportunities in a disrupted electric mobility ecosystem
  • Komax Holding AG, Günther Silberbauer, Managing Director, Komax Solutions
  • Sika AG, Thomas Hasler, Corporate Head Industry and Dominik Slappnig, Head Investor Relations / Christine Kukan, Investor Relations
  • Leclanché SA, Anil Srivastava, Chief Executive Officer and Antti Vayrynen, e-Mobility Person
11:00 Coffee Break
11:15 Block 2 I Supplier Swiss corporate presentations (45min)
  • Alpiq Holding AG, Marcel Morf, Member of the Management Board
  • Emil Frey Group AG, Philipp Rohmberg, Member of the Management Board
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch/Networking Keynote Lunch presentation
  • • Andrea Vezzini, Dr. sc. Techn. ETH, Professor for Industrial Electronics BFH, Head of BFH-CSEM Energy Storage Research Center (ESReC)

Keynotes | Upstream: Raw Material Trends

13:30 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

Company Rapidfire: Lithium

13:50 Nemaska Lithium Guy Bourassa, President & CEO
14:05 European Metals Keith Coughlan, Managing Director
14:20 Pure Energy Patrick Highsmith, CEO
14:35 Dakota Minerals David Frances, CEO
14:50 Coffee/Networking

Company Rapidfire: Lithium, Battery Recycling, Cobalt & Graphite

15:30 Neometals Chris Reed, Managing Director
15:45 Fortune Minerals Robin Goad, President & CEO
16:00 E-Cobalt Paul Farquharson, President & CEO

Keynotes | Upstream: Battery Megafactories

16:15 Rise of the lithium ion battery megafactories | What it means for lithium, graphite & cobalt - Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

Q&A

16:35 Q&A Session with all speakers
17:10 - 17:30 Finish

Sponsors

Guest Speakers

Patrick Highsmith

CEO, Pure Energy Minerals

David Frances

President & CEO, Dakota Minerals

Keith Coughlan

MD, European Metals

Eric Desaulniers

President & CEO, Nouveau Monde Graphite

ROBIN GOAD

President & CEO, Fortune Minerals

David Deak

CTO, Lithium Americas

Guy Bourassa

NEMASKA LITHIUM INC

Chris Reed

MD, NEOMETALS

Simon Moores

MD, Benchmark

Andrew Miller

Analyst, Benchmark

Caspar Rawles

Analyst, Benchmark

Sheraton Zurich Hotel, Pfingstweidstrasse 100, 8005 Zurich