Benchmark World Tour 2017

London, United Kingdom

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

20% upstream

13% downstream

67% investors


Subject to final confirmation

London | June 5th 2017
UBS, 5 Broadgate, London, EC2M 2QS, UK

UBS Autos

12:00 Lunch/Networking

Keynotes | Downstream: Autos and Energy Storage

13:00 Energy Storage: | The road forward for Autos and Utility Storage Patrick Hummel – Head of European Autos & Mobility Research, UBS

Company Rapidfire: Lithium & Cobalt

13:25 Neometals Chris Reed, Managing Director
13:40 Nemaska Lithium Guy Bourassa, President & CEO
13:55 European Metals Keith Coughlan, Managing Director
14:10 Pure Energy Patrick Highsmith, CEO
14:25 Coffee Break & Networking

Keynotes | Upstream: Battery Megafactories & Raw Material Trends

15:00 Rise of the lithium ion battery megafactories | What it means for lithium, graphite & cobalt - Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
15:20 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: Cobalt & Graphite

15:40 Fortune Minerals Robin Goad, President & CEO
15:55 E-Cobalt Paul Farquharson, President & CEO
16:10 Nouveau Monde Graphite Eric Desaulniers, President & CEO

Keynote | Forecast: Lithium ion batteries

16:25 Lithium ion battery demand: Forecasts by sector out to 2025 Sam Jaffe, Managing Director, CAIRN Energy Research Advisors
16:45 Q&A Session with all speakers

Drinks Reception / Meet The Speakers

17:15 Drinks Reception – All Bar One, Appold Street, London, EC2A 2AS (A one minute walk from UBS)


Guest Speakers

Patrick Highsmith

CEO, Pure Energy 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

UBS, 5 Broadgate, London, EC2M 2QS, UK