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2nd International Scandium Symposium
October 18 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Following on from the success of Metal Events’ 1st International Scandium Symposium in Las Vegas, the second one in the series will take place on 18th October 2023.
09:00hrs Welcome coffee and registration
09:30hrs Opening remarks by Rachel Carnac, Co-Managing Director, Metals Events Ltd., United Kingdom;
09:40hrs “Aluminium-Scandium Master Alloy: Key to unlocking North American scandium supply chains”, by Mark Smith, NioCorp Developments LLC., Executive Chairman & CEO, USA;
10:10hrs “Scandium market outlook: Could EVs drive future demand growth?” by David Merriman, Director Research, Project Blue, United Kingdom;
10:40hrs Coffee break
11:30hrs “The future of scandium in applications. Why new projects are needed to satisfy demand”, by Pierre Neatby, President & CEO, Imperial Mining Group, Canada;
12:00hrs “An overview of Sc resources and extraction processes” by Lunzhi Liao, Director of New Energy Material, Vital Chemicals, USA;
14:00hrs “Scandium: Methods for making metals and alloy”, by Andrew Matheson, Nanoscale Powders, USA;
14:30hrs “FEA Materials – aluminium scandium master alloy production technology” by Tim Grbavac, COO, USA;
15:00hrs “Scandium extraction from titanium dioxide production waste streams”, by Pierre Feydi, Project Manager, Hydrometallurgy & Chemical Engineering, Orano Mining, France;
15:30hrs Panel Discussion
18:00hrs Drinks reception for all attendees at The Terrace located on the 5th Floor