Summit Highlights

Why Join Us at This Summit

10 REASONS TO JOIN US IN SEPTEMBER:

  1. Meet the world’s key tech metal buyers and sellers at one singular platform
  2. Discover new trends and opportunities affecting the sector transformation
  3. Understand new capital funding needs & how to find new sources of market supply
  4. Learn investors’ perspectives on tech & battery minerals
  5. Understand the impact of disruptive innovation through AI, IoT, robotics, autonomous vehicles, drones, and their implications on demand for tech minerals
  6. Evaluate risk and returns in investing: political risk insurance, trade credit, financing costs and risk recourse
  7. Explore opportunities & new developments in the downstream sectors
  8. Network with key mining policy makers, buyers, investors, suppliers
  9. Understand the battery revolution – drivers and demands. advances in EV batteries
  10. Explore current and upcoming projects & future prospects for the new Internet-of-Things sector

Hot Topics to be Discussed

DAY 1: TUESDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER 2018

  • Keynote Address by Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Mines and Petroleum
  • Meeting New Capital Funding Needs & Finding New Sources of Market Supply
  • Hot Mineral Roundtables: Global Mine Owners’, Traders’ and Investors’ Perspectives on Tech and Battery Minerals
  • Mining Finance Roundtable
  • Focus: Cobalt/Lithium/Graphite/Nickel/Rare Earth and Specialty Metal Supply, Demand and Outlook
  • Mining Legal, Supply and Contracts Managers’ Roundtable

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2018

  • Opportunities & New Developments in the Downstream Sectors Including: Industrial Minerals, Cathode Materials, Li-Ion Battery Technology, Nickel Sulphate and More
  • The Battery Revolution – Drivers and Demands, Advances in EV Batteries
  • Tech Metal Recycling Challenges and Markets
  • Mining Engineers, Contractors & Suppliers Roundtable
  • Project & Structured Finance for Mining Companies’ Exploration Projects

SEMINARS: THURSDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER 2018

  • Structuring Financing for Your Next Tech Mineral Deal/Project: What Works
  • New Technological Updates on Battery Technologies/Internet-of-Things Advances and Demand for Future Tech Minerals

Exciting Seminar on Day 3

Session A: Structuring Financing for Your Next Tech Mineral Deal/Project – What Works

While mining majors will continue to rely on equity and debt financing, mid and small cap companies, and those looking into higher risk exploration projects, will benefit from new players taking a greater stake in the sector, from private equity to sovereign wealth funds. Join us to understand best financing models for your tech mineral project.

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Session B: New Technological Updates on Battery Technologies/Internet-Of-Things Advances and Demand for Future Tech Minerals

Despite incremental advancements, batteries haven’t changed all that much over the past decade. While it may be some time before we get more lasting batteries, development is progressing well, from over the air charging to super-fast 30-second re-charging. Discover the technological breakthroughs and batteries of the future.

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