Benchmark World Tour 2019 - Tokyo

Venue: Park Hyatt Tokyo, 3-7-1-2, Nishishinjuku, Tokyo 163-1055, Japan
Supported by Yano Research Institute
BENCHMARK WORLD TOUR 2019 | NEW ERAS
RISE OF THE BATTERY MEGAFACTORIES | EXCHANGE TRADED LITHIUM | EV CONTRACTS
The Benchmark World Tour is the world’s original and leading annual series of investment seminars on the lithium ion battery to EV supply chain and is in its fifth year.
This year the seminar will focus on a three specific “New Eras” for the industry:


Rise of the lithium ion battery megafactories


Emergence of exchange traded mechanism and other financial derivatives for lithium


Rapidly evolving long term battery raw material contracts for the supply chain



1200 Registration / 1230 Lunch is served
1300: World Tour Introduction from Chairman
Robert Colbourn, Manager, Benchmark Membership, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

KEYNOTE 1
1315: Japan’s Supply Chain Strategy for Lithium ion Batteries
Hidetaka Hamada, Deputy Director – Minerals and Mining Division, METI
20-minute presentation, 5-minute direct Q&A with keynote

KEYNOTE 2
1340: JOGMEC's approach for critical metals and efforts for stable supply
JOGMEC のクリティカルメタルに対するアプローチと安定供給への取り組み
Tomohiro Shiratori, Deputy Director – Research Division / Metals Strategy Department
20-minute presentation, 5-minute direct Q&A with keynote

Industry Presentations
1405: Lake Resources NL - Stu Crow, Chairman (Australia)
1420: Prospect Resources Ltd - Nick Rathjen, Manager - Corporate Affairs (Australia)
1435: Talga Resources Ltd – Mark Thompson, Managing Director (Australia)
1450 to 1505: Q&A Panel Session with 2 industry presenters
1505: Coffee Break

KEYNOTE 3
1520: Lithium Usage in different cathodes
Mitsuhiro Mori, Principal Consultant – Asia, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
20-minute presentation, 5 minute direct Q&A with keynote

Industry Presentations
1540: Neometals – Mike Tamlin, COO (Australia)
1555: Lepidico - Joe Walsh, Managing Director (Canada & Australia)

1610 to 1630: Q&A Panel Session with 2 industry presenters

KEYNOTE 4:
1630: Cobalt & Cathodes: How are cathode materials evolving to deal with the cobalt
conundrum?

Cutting through the misinformation: The real future for cobalt in lithium ion battery cathodes
Global state of play: how the world is becoming more reliant on DRC not less
Tesla’s significant reductions in cobalt explained – has NCA reached its limit?
Cathode trends: how bumpy is the path to NCM 811?

Caspar Rawles, Analyst, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
20-minute presentation, 5 minute direct Q&A with keynote
1700: Finish

Informations

Wednesday 25 September, 12:30 PM

till Wednesday 25 September 05:00 PM

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Park Hyatt Tokyo 3-7-1-2 Nishi-Shinjuku JP
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Benchmark Mineral Intelligence is the world's leading voice and most trusted provider of independent price assessments for the lithium ion battery and electric vehicle (EV) supply chain. Benchmark is globally known for setting the lithium industry's reference price which is relied upon to negotiate contracts between actors in the industry, including lithium extraction operators, to cathode manufacturers, battery cell producers and automotive OEMs. Benchmark’s Lithium Price Assessments and an...

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