19 junho - 20 junho 2019
Shanghai, China

Argus Asia Specialty Metals

Plenary Session

Start End
  • 09:20
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  • 09:40
  • Welcome address Senior representative - China Minmetals Corporation

 

  • 09:40
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  • 10:10
  • China-US relations at a crossroads
  • Chinese international economic engagement strategy and US policy responses
  • Recalibration of intensive trade links and what it means for investment
  • Will we expect sizeable price rallies?
 

 

  • 10:10
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  • 10:40
  • Quick review of the top performers in the specialty metals sector Nicole Willing - Editor, Argus Metals International, Argus
  • What is the current state of the industry and what does the future hold for key strategic metals? 
  • What does the industry see as the biggest threat to resource supply?
  • Key substitute products that could affect demand dynamics 
 
  • 10:40
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  • 10:50
  • Q&A
  • 10:50
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  • 11:30
  • Morning refreshments
  • 11:30
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  • 12:00
  • Challenges and opportunities in recycling of batteries, automotive catalysts and fuel cells Michelle Lynch - Director, Enabled Future Limited (EFL)
  • Review of recycling infrastructure and technologies
  • Environmental assessment of process
 
  • 12:00
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  • 12:30
  • Investments into sustainable metals processing – can it be done?
  • Understanding the social and environment cost 
  • Overcoming the bottleneck of funding sustainable processing technologies
  • 12:30
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  • 12:40
  • Q&A
  • 12:40
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch

Minor Metals Focus 2

Start End
  • 14:00
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  • 14:30
  • Overview on renewable energy materials supply – minor metals
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • Stable and reliable supply of tantalum, now and going forward Roland Chavasse - Director, Tantalum-Niobium International Study Center (T.I.C.)
  • 15:00
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  • 15:10
  • Q&A
  • 15:10
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  • 15:40
  • Afternoon refreshments
  • 15:40
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  • 16:10
  • Bismuth: demand analysis and market outlook
  • 16:10
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  • 16:40
  • Thin film business and magnetic data storage driving indium tin oxide
  • 16:40
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  • 16:50
  • Q&A
  • 16:50
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  • 17:00
  • Chairman’s closing remarks Ohmin Zhao - China Editor, Non-Ferrous Metals, Argus
  • 17:30
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  • 20:30
  • Cocktail reception

Minor Metals Focus 2

Start End
  • 09:00
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  • 09:20
  • Refreshments and coffee
  • 09:20
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  • 09:30
  • Chairman’s remarks Ohmin Zhao - China Editor, Non-Ferrous Metals
  • 09:30
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  • 10:00
  • Zinc selenide, zinc sulphide, and germanium riding on laser and infrared developments
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • With the rapid rise of the solar power industry, what is the prospect for tellurium demand? Wu Shijun - Chairman of the Board, Guixi Grand Sanyuan Industry Group Co.
  • 10:30
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  • 10:40
  • Q&A

Plenary Session 2

Start End
  • 10:40
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  • 11:10
  • Morning refreshments
  • 11:10
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  • 12:00
  • Opportunities and challenges in matching projects to investment capital
  • Betting big on battery demand – should we be worried about a bubble? 
  • How will minor metals stocks from the now bankrupt Fanya metal exchange affect the spot market?
  • Innovation in the mining sector — the factors influencing operating costs and the impact of exchange rates
  • Structured trade finance and mining finance for non-ferrous metals trade and rare earth minerals

Panelist: Yu Bingsheng, Business Development Manager, Lanxess GmbH

  • 12:00
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  • 12:10
  • Chairman’s closing remarks Nicole Willing - Editor, Argus Metals International, Argus
  • 12:10
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch followed by end of conference