Following on from the success of the MMTA’s China Minor Metals Conference in Hong Kong last year we are delighted to to announce that the MMTA will be holding a 2 day conference at the Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong during 4-5 November 2019, organised by Metal Events Ltd.
China remains a key producer of a range of minor metals that are vital in technologies such as renewable energy, electronics, aviation and the automotive industries. It also dominates the supply of several minor metals to the rest of the world.
The current fee is now GBP650/USD850 per person for MMTA members or GBP750/USD1000 per person for non-members and these rates are valid for all registrations completed by August 15 2019.
Session 1: China: opportunities and threats 09:50 “The international impact of trade policy”, by Peter, Murphy, Holman Fenwick, Hong Kong; 10:20 “Minor metals trade: the impact of the trade war”, by Noah Lehrman, Director, Hudson Metal & Alloy LLC, USA; 10:50 “China’s environment concerns and actions/vision to improve the environment”, by a senior representative of Environmental Resource Management (ERM), Hong Kong;
11:25 – 12:00 Coffee
Session 2: Electronic Metals 12:00 “5G and the roll out of smart devices in the next 10 years”, by Kelly Lai, Commercial Officer, Vital Materials Co Limited; Hong Kong; 12:30 “Indium market developments: an update”, by Donna Vareha-Walsh, Director Indium Business Unit, Indium Corporation, USA; 13:00 “A market overview of bismuth and industry developments”, by Hunan Jinwang Bismuth Industrial Co Ltd, PR China;
13:30 – 15:00 Lunch
15:00-16:00 Trade Round Table
17:00-19:00 Networking drinks reception for all attendees
Tuesday November 5
Session 3: Battery Metals Outlook 09:30 “Battery material requirements in NEVs”, by a representative of Roskill Information Services, UK; 10:00 “Battery metals recycling”, by Lin Xiao, Senior Scientist, Institute of Process Engineering — Chinese Academy of Sciences, PR China; 10:30 Speaker TBA