Benchmark World Tour 2017

Zurich, Switzerland

Subject to final confirmation

Zurich | June 9th 2017

UBS Autos

12:00 Lunch/Networking

Keynotes | Upstream: Raw Material Trends

13:00 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

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

Company Rapidfire: Cobalt & Graphite

15:00 Fortune Minerals Robin Goad, President & CEO
16:15 Speaker TBA
16:30 Speaker TBA

Keynotes | Upstream: Battery Megafactories

16:45 Rise of the lithium ion battery megafactories | What it means for lithium, graphite & cobalt - Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence


17:10 Q&A Session with all speakers
17:30 - 17:45 Finish


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


President & CEO, Fortune Minerals

David Deak

CTO, Lithium Americas

Guy Bourassa


Chris Reed


Simon Moores

MD, Benchmark

Andrew Miller

Analyst, Benchmark

Caspar Rawles

Analyst, Benchmark