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Lithium & Battery Metals Conference

Australia’s Forum for the Battery Revolution – Bringing together upstream and downstream interests

21 – 22 Mar 2018 | Crown Perth

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This event marks a key industry gathering & networking opportunity not to be missed!



Lead Knowledge Partner


“UBS believes demand for lithium will quintuple by 2025” – Australian Financial Review, December 6, 2017

A global shift is underway as countries legislate an end to internal combustion vehicle sales and the automotive industry prepares for the next generation of electric vehicles to hit the roads with 2025 pegged as the tipping point in EV uptake as their costs dip below conventional vehicles, causing demand to surge.

While opinion is divided on whether battery metals markets will see over or undersupply, more and more companies are doubling down and looking to tap into the lucrative downstream processing markets, as exemplified by the WA Government’s Lithium Taskforce which seeks to establish Australia as a global battery chemical hub.

Building on 2018’s highly successful inaugural event, the Lithium & Battery Metals Conference returns to the Crown Perth this March 21-22 for a comprehensive 2-day summit; featuring in-depth analysis of current and future markets, updates from battery metals projects large and small, commentary from government officials and industry experts, and an increased focus on Australia’s downstream value add potential.

Held alongside the 22nd Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast and the 20th Mineral Sands Conference, the 2019 Minerals & Investment Week represents a major gathering of the Australian resources and investment communities, and a networking opportunity not to be missed.

The Minerals & Investment Week

The Minerals & Investment Week presents 4 Industry Conferences under one roof, allowing the finance & investment community, service, engineering & supply industries to switch sessions and plan a track to suit their requirements. This year, the 21st Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast Conference and the 19th Mineral Sands Conference will run concurrently with the inaugural Lithium & Battery Metals Conference and the newly launched Pilbara Conglomerate Gold Conference. A key industry gathering and a networking opportunity not to be missed.

“One Conference pass will give attendees access to all 4 events.”

Global Iron Ore & Steel   Mineral Sands   Pilbara Conglomerate Gold


Hon Bill Johnston MLA

Minister for Mines and Petroleum, Western Australia

Phil Thick

General Manager, Tianqi Lithium Australia

Andrew Latham

Managing Director Ventures, Energy & Minerals, Rio Tinto

Brian Hartmann

Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

Ken Brinsden

Managing Director & CEO, Pilbara Minerals Limited

Paul McCartney

Chief Originations and Transactions Officer (Joint), Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Colleen Yates

Chief Executive Officer, Regional Development Australia Perth

Toby Green

Senior Consultant, CRU Group

Daniel Harangozo

Analyst, Corporate Development, Galaxy Resources

Andrew Eddowes

Head of Corporate Development, Independence Group NL

Clarke Wilkins

Director, Metals & Mining Research, Citi Research

Professor Peter Klinken AC

Chief Scientist, Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation

Mark Calderwood

Managing Director, Tawana Resources NL

Bernard Rowe

Managing Director, Global Geoscience Ltd

Dr Frank Houllis

Chief Executive Officer, Magnis Resources

Joe Kaderavek

Chief Executive Officer, Cobalt Blue Holdings

Michael Tamlin

Chief Operating Officer, Neometals

Adrian Griffin

Managing Director, Lithium Australia NL

Stephen Biggins

Managing Director, Core Exploration

Adrian Byass

Managing Director, Infinity Lithium Corporation

Michael Schwarz

Managing Director, Northern Cobalt Ltd

Vincent Algar

Managing Director, VSUN Energy

Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski

Dean, School of Engineering and Information Technology, Murdoch University

Dr Anand Bhatt

Research Team Leader, Advanced Energy Storage Technologies, CSIRO

David McCoy

Executive Director, TZ Minerals International Pty Ltd

George Bauk

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Northern Minerals

Todd Parker

Global Marketing Manager, Mining, ArrMaz

Benjamin Bell

Managing Director, Australian Mines Limited

Andrej Karpinski

Executive Chairman, Korab Resources

Matt Painter

Managing Director, Ardea Resources Ltd

when & where

21 - 22 Mar 2018

Crown Perth
Great Eastern Highway
Burswood WA 6100
1800 556 688

Book Accommodation with Lido Group
For your convenience Lido Group will manage your accommodation needs. Click here or call 02 8585 0808.

PLEASE NOTE: The conference is held within the Crown Perth complex. The Crown Towers, Crown Metropole and Crown Promenade hotels are all within easy 5-10 minutes walk to the conference rooms. The closest hotel is the Crown Promenade.
View map here

A special event accommodation rate is available (subject to availability) for attendees at the Minerals & Investment Week.
Please note bookings are essential and subject to availability and rates are subject to change without notice.
Accommodation rates and reservations are available via online booking only – click here


Still have a question?

Nicholas Mayfield
Conference Manager
+61 2 9080 4477

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
+61 2 9080 4030

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