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Lithium Event

  1. 1. de The dic at ON ed ind toLY us the eve try Li nt ! thi um Lithium Supply & Markets The lithium era: The only event dedicated to the commodity of the moment Conference 26-28 January 2010 Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, USA Are you producing, using, trading or investing in the lithium mine to market chain? If so, you should attend the ONLY event dedicated to the Lithium industry and benefit from this Lead sponsor: networking opportunity as well as hearing from leading industry speakers about the latest developments in this rapidly growing business. • Dr Gal Luft, Executive Director, Institute for the Analysis of Global Security, USA • Cyrus Ashtiani, CTO, EnerDel, USA Sponsors: • Ted Miller, Senior Manager, Ford, USA • Juan Carlos Zuleta, Lithium Economics Analyst, Bolivia • Iggy Tan, Managing Director, Galaxy Resources, Australia • Richard Seville, Chief Executive Officer, Orocobre, Australia • Jay Akhave, Snr Director IP and Technology, Altairnano Inc, USA • Mr. Patricio de Solminihac, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, SQM S.A, Chile • Dr Steffan Haber, President, Lithium Division, Chemetall GmbH, Germany • Jay Chmelauskas, President, Western Lithium, USA “Excellent networking opportunities. Very good presentations – a highly focused conference.” Over 150 Don Hains, President, Hains Engineering Co. Ltd. delegates Media partners: attended Register ONLINE in 2009 before 11 December 2009 18 Dec 2009 & SAVE US$300 For more information please visit:
  2. 2. Commodity of the moment REGISTER ONLINE Lithium really is the word on everyone’s lips. You can’t turn on the news, pick up a paper or magazine or surf the internet without coming across at before least one headline news story about lithium. 18 December 2009 & SAVE US$300 Whether it is about the latest reserves that are being explored, the advances being made in battery technology or electric car production forecasts, success for all hinges on one thing – lithium availability. Were you ahead of your time? Are you one of the following? Industrial Minerals’ Lithium Supply & Markets 2010 (LSM10) is • An established lithium producer the only event dedicated to the exploring mine to market • A battery manufacturer developments in the lithium industry. Launched in January 2009 • An automotive manufacturer in Santiago, Chile (LSM09), it quickly established itself as the • A government or regulatory body responsible for event for networking and sharing of industry intelligence. green initiatives • An investor looking at green-tech companies as the future Despite the achievements of LSM09 on quantifying reserves, • A junior miner looking to explore potential lithium reserves many questions still remain on the supply and particularly the • A technology provider demand aspect of the industry. As the number of new entrants • A consultant in the industrial minerals markets reaches record highs, the need for accurate and informed • A lawyer specialising in these industries intelligence on lithium is rocketing. • A user of lithium: ceramics, glass grease, aluminium If so then this is the event for you to gain the latest information from those at the forefront of this exciting market. You cannot afford to miss out on over 200 senior attendees discussing the issues that really matter. LSM’09 delegates by position Managing Director/Executive Director/President 41% Senior Vice President/Senior Manager/Head 25% General Manager/Executive Manager/Commercial Manager 24% Marketing Manager/Sales Manager/Researcher 10% Where did LSM’09 delegates come from? Amercias 41% Asia & Australasia 30% Europe 22% Middle East & Africa 7% “An excellent overview of the lithium supply, resources and future potential.” John Selters, Representative in Chile, Lumina Capital Corp.
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Lithium Supply & Markets Conference electric transportation and other lithium based energy storage Tuesday 26th January 2010 solutions • The project is located in the state of Nevada and enjoys good access to 17:00 Registration desk opens potential markets in North America and Asia. 18:00 Welcome reception hosted by Western Lithium • The company is targeting to become one of the largest producers of high quality lithium carbonate in the world Jay Chmelauskas, President, Western Lithium, USA Wednesday 27th January 2010 15:30 Refreshment break 08:00 Registration desk opens 16:00 Panel Session: Do we have enough lithium reserves? 09:15 Chairman’s opening remarks: Lithium, a year of rapid change Moderator: Don Bubar, President & CEO, Avalon Rare Metals Simon Moores, Deputy Editor, Industrial Minerals, UK Inc, Canada Panellists: Keynote address: Lithium, the wider Eric Zaunscherb, Senior Mining Analyst, Canaccord Adams, Canada perspective Jon Hykawy, Clean Technologies & Materials Analyst, Byron 09:30 How strategic a resource is lithium? Capital Markets, Canada • The past, present and future of starategic energy resources • Will the electric car make lithium "the new oil"? • The geopolitics of lithium supply Session III: Regulations • What lessons can lithium producers learn from oil exporters 17:00 Regulatory risks to lithium supply Dr Gal Luft, Executive Director, Institute for the Analysis of • Potential lithium health effects – The need to update Global Security, USA compliance data • REACH’s Impact on lithium supply to Europe 10:00 Lithium resources, accelerated exploration and the evaluation of the • South American Geopolitical Influences on lithium supply – Possible specific projects bottlenecks and potential hostage points • A global resource tonnage update Dr Ed Ilgren, Consultant Scientist & Physician, Ilgren Consulting, • Overview of accelerated exploration activity USA, Chile and Bolivia • A focus on an Andean brine resource and a Canadian pegmatite deposit Ms Yumi Marisol Kamiya, Lithium Research Analyst, Keith Evans, Consultant, USA Independent Consultant 10.30 Refreshment break 17:30 Close of day one Session I: Lithium supply – established producers on future prospects Thursday 28th January 2010 09:15 Chairman’s opening remarks: Lithium going forward 11:00 SQM View of the Lithium Industry • Forecast for supply and demand in mid to long term Simon Moores, Deputy Editor, Industrial Minerals, UK Mr. Patricio de Solminihac, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – SQM S.A, Chile Session IV: Focus on the electric car market 09:30 Panel Session: Automotive requirements for lithium batteries 11.30 Is the world really running for lithium? • What are the prospects for automotive, size of the market etc Dr Steffan Haber, President, Lithium Division, Chemetall GmbH, • Why do we think Li ion batteries are the solution? Germany • What are the long term prospects for Li-ion technology • Lifecycle analysis for Lithium, recycling and so on 12:00 Lithium and the realities of the energy storage market • Supply Moderator: • Value equation Jim Greenberger, Executive Director, National Alliance for • Expected market growth Advanced Technology Batteries (NAATBatt), USA • Future chemistry options Panellists: Jon Evans, FMC Lithium Division Manager, FMC Lithium Cyrus Ashtiani, CTO, EnerDel, USA Corporation, USA Ted Miller, Senior Manager, Ford, USA 12:30 Lunch sponsored by Canada Lithium Everette Spore, Angelo & Newton, USA Session II: Emerging North American 10:30 Applications for Advanced Batteries and Grid Storage • Understanding the use of Li-ion energy storage systems and batteries lithium production is responding to changing demands in energy generation • The benefits of nano-structured lithium titanate 14:00 Securing a battery-grade lithium source for the U.S • The impact of widespread utility-scale renewable generation will have • Secure U.S. lithium supply only a 12-hour drive from Detroit on the electric grid and the role advanced energy storage systems will • Early tests produce battery-grade lithium play in mitigating grid instability • Fast-track advanced project in mining-friendly Quebec • A large-scale resource to secure lithium supply well into the future C. Robert Pedraza, Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Peter Secker, President and CEO, Canada Lithium, Canada Altairnano Inc, USA 14:30 Global Opportunities in Lithium – Nevada & Abroad 11:00 Refreshment break • Diversifications across sources of Lithium • Highlighting recent project advancements Session V: Independent Analysis of • Business model and future plans Mike Sieb, Chief Operating Officer, Intl Lithium Corp/TNR Gold, the Market Canada 11:30 Lithium demand and end-uses: more than just batteries • Current and future demand predictions 15:00 Progress on Kings Valley Hectorite, market outlook • Which markets are likely to increase significantly? • Western Lithium is developing one of the world’s largest lithium • Where does the future really lie deposits to support the use of lithium-ion battery technology for Robert Baylis, Senior Consultant, Roskill, UK
  4. 4. 26-28 January 2010 Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, USA 12:00 Developments in the electric car market Session VII: The future of the Paul Christopherson, Senior Vice President - Research, Gillford Securities, USA Lithium market 16:00 Analysing Bolivia’s lithium prospects 12:30 Lunch • Developing the world’s largest lithium resource • Physical, political and social challenges Session VI: Global Supply developments • A look at gaining a foothold in Bolivia’s lithium industry 14:00 Australia to China: Galaxy’s lithium progress Juan Carlos Zuleta, Lithium Economics Analyst, Bolivia • By 2011, Galaxy aims to be the world’s fourth largest lithium carbonate producer 16:30 The need for lean lithium logistics • The development of the 2nd largest hard rock spodumene mine • Smart use of container logistics in the world • Saving costs on both legs : raw materials and finished products • Developing the largest lithium carbonate plant and low cost • One-touch, one central logistic coordination producer of lithium carbonate in Asia for battery grade product Robert van Muiden, General Manager, Van Uden Bulk Iggy Tan, Managing Director, Galaxy Resources, Australia Logistics, The Netherlands 14:30 Developing the Cauchari-Olaroz Salt Lakes Project in Argentina 17:00 Close of conference Project located in the world's top lithium camp, the Puna plateau, host to 80% of the world's lithium reserves. • Project moving forward to resource definition • Outlining the feasibility of the pilot plant with an eye on mine construction in 2012 Friday 29th January 2010 Waldo Perez, Chief Executive Officer, Lithium Americas, Canada Industry Tour to Western Lithium: 15:00 Salar exploration and development in the Argentine Puna Producing lithium from hectorite • Argentine salars have a wide variety of chemical and physical characteristics Depart Las Vegas airport to Winnemucca by charter flight with a visit to a • Methodical assessment has its challenges but is absolutely dolomite mine followed by an afternoon visit to the PCD hectorite lens of necessary to ensure sufficient understanding for development Western Lithium’s King’s Valley site. Return by charter flight to Las Vegas • The Olaroz project is advancing rapidly and is the first of a in the evening. pipeline of potential developments for the company For more information please see overleaf. Richard Seville, Chief Executive Officer, Orocobre, Australia 15:30 Refreshment break Note: This programme is provisional and progressive. Both timings and content are subject to change particularly as additional key presentations are being actively sought. © Industrial Minerals Events, part of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC group. Ov att er en de60 es 200 0 in 20 th Industrial Minerals 8 International Congress & Exhibition March 21-24 2010 The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club, Aventura, Miami, USA Key topics to be discussed: • The global economy and what it means for • Market focus including, refractories, fillers, REGISTER ONLINE BEFORE JANUARY 29, 2010 the minerals industry glass, ceramics, pigments and foundry • Changing supply and demand patterns • Freight and logistics • New processing developments • Ti-feedstock, TiO2 pigment and zircon day • Emerging markets including environmental applications and hi-tech electronics & SAVE US$400 For sponsorship opportunities please contact Manjit Sandhu on UK +44 (0) 20 7779 8188 or email
  5. 5. Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities Use this unique opportunity to: • Generate new business – meet many international and local customers face-to-face • Promote your products/services – raise your company’s profile • Enhance your presence – stand out from the crowd Sponsorship gets your brand in front of a senior audience. It associates your company with the ONLY lithium event of its kind, right through our pre and post event marketing campaigns. We have an unparalleled international reach and attract large audiences of high level executives, this is a unique chance to raise your company’s profile, stay ahead of the competition and to be seen as a leading player in the industry with maximum exposure both prior to and at the event. There are also opportunities for exhibition stands in the refreshment area alongside the conference. This gives you the platform to meet face to face with key industry figures and discuss the products and services your company has to offer. Stands are located in a prominent position visible to every attendee. What’s available? • End of Day One Reception – network and welcome guests with your prominent branding • Coffee Break Sponsor – get your message across with high visibility branding • Writing Folder Sponsor – delegates will see your logo and brochure first hand • Exhibition Space – your chance to present your products/services & meet your potential customers For sponsorship & exhibition opportunities, please contact: Charlie Shelley-Smith on: + 44 (0) 20 7779 8106 or email: Here is what LSM’09 delegates had to say: Industry Tour to Western Lithium “A broad selection of speakers… in Nevada, USA: Producing lithium and a great opportunity for the from hectorite Lithium industry.” Friday 29th January 2010 Christian Vogler, Research & Development Manager, Depart Las Vegas airport to Winnemucca by charter flight with Sued-Chemie AG a visit to a dolomite mine followed by an afternoon visit to the PCD hectorite lens of Western Lithium’s King’s Valley site. “Excellent programme.” Return by charter flight to Las Vegas in the evening. Lars Grondahl, Chief Financial Officer, Nordic Mining ASA To register for the field trip: Further information will be sent to you along with your confirmation. Please complete and email back to or fax to + 44 (0) 20 7779 7999. Please note, places are limited therefore booking early is advisable. Cost: US$1000 (approx.) Industrial Minerals is the leading authority on global non-metallic minerals intelligence, from mine to market. IM’s online news and pricing service provides the latest industry information – from breaking news to up-to-date prices for over 40 mineral grades, as well as in-depth feature stories. Start your free trial today at:
  6. 6. q Yes! Please register me for the Lithium Supply and Markets Conference q I am interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this event DELEGATE DETAILS To register additional delegates please photocopy this form Lithium Supply & Markets Conference 26-28 January 2010 Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, USA REGISTER ONLINE & SAVE US$100 off the prices below REGISTRATION RATES Before 11th Dec 2009 18th Dec 2009 q US$1,899 Thereafter q US$2,099 If your details above are incorrect please amend them here METHODS OF PAYMENT PLEASE COMPLETE IN BLOCK CAPITALS PLEASE SIGN THE FORM IN ORDER FOR REGISTRATION TO BE PROCESSED (Mr/Miss/Mrs/Ms/Dr) ____________________________________________ Signature: _____________________________ Date: _______________ Family Name: __________________________________________________ First/Given Name: ______________________________________________ q To make a payment by credit card, please call +44 (0) 20 7779 7999 or visit *Delegate Email: _______________________________________________ to book and pay online *Administrator Email: ___________________________________________ Position in Company: ____________________________________________ q I would like to pay by bank transfer. Option only available before 29th December 2009. Company Name: _______________________________________________ Note: Full bank details will be emailed to you with your booking confirmation. When Address: _____________________________________________________ paying by bank transfer, please ensure that you transfer enough funds to cover the full price of your purchase, plus any bank charges you may incur. ____________________________________________________________ IMPORTANT: Please make sure you quote your full invoice number, details can be found on your invoice. ____________________________________________________________ Metal Bulletin standard terms and conditions apply. Postal/Zip Code: ________________________________________________ Companies within the EU please quote your sales tax number: Country: _____________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ Our VAT Number is GB 243 31 57 84 Tel: _________________________________________________________ q Please tick if you are not registered for sales tax Fax: _________________________________________________________ Visas are the responsibility of delegates Code: WEBSITE Please indicate your minerals interest in order of preference: Booking your accommodation: 1 __________________ 2 __________________ 3 __________________ By booking early you can take advantage of the discounted room rates as you are attending LSM’10. A booking form will What is your company’s main business activity: be emailed to you with your confirmation. ____________________________________________________________ Venue: Caesars Palace, Las Vagas USA *Delegates must provide their email address in order to receive booking confirmation and access to the Reservations: 00 1 866 227 5938 delegate messenger system. Easy ways to register Industrial Minerals Events • Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7779 8989 • Fax: + 44 (0) 20 7779 8294 • Email: • CC Booking Hotline: + 44 (0) 20 7779 7999 • Address: Metal Bulletin Events, Nestor House, Playhouse Yard,London, EC4V 5EX, UK Online: DATA PROTECTION NOTICE BOOKING CONDITIONS The information you provide will be safeguarded by Metal Bulletin, part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC group, Registrations can only be confirmed upon receipt of payment or proof of payment and discounted fees will only apply whose subsidiaries may use it to keep you informed of relevant products and services. We occasionally allow reputable when payment is received within the offer period. If you are not able to attend, a substitute delegate will be accepted. companies outside the Euromoney Institutional Investor group to contact you with details of products that may be of Cancellations must be received in writing 28 days prior to the conference to qualify for a full refund less US$135 interest to you. As an international group, we may transfer your data on a global basis for the purposes indicated above. If administration fee. It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the organisers to alter the content, timing and you object to being contacted by telephone o fax o or email o please tick the box. If you do not want us to share your venue. In the unlikely event of the conference being cancelled or curtailed due to any reason beyond the control of Metal information with other reputable companies please tick this box o. Bulletin Ltd., or it is necessary or advisable to relocate or change the date and/or location of the event, neither Metal Bulletin Ltd., nor its employees will be held liable for refunds, damages and/or additional expenses which may be incurred by delegates. We therefore recommend prospective delegates to arrange appropriate insurance cover.