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Pre-Conference program:  Battery and EV Briefing Day: 

Monday, June 10, 2019


7:30    Registration desk opens 

8:55    Opening address

9:00    Outlook for Electric Vehicle (EV) adoption

Kevin Riddell, Senior Manager, Americas Powertrain Forecasting, LMC Automotive

9:30     Energy density and the future of EV batteries

Adam Panayi, Managing Director, Rho Motion

10:00       Chinese EV market and cathode selections

Yuan Gao, President & CEO, Board Director, Pulead Technology Industry Co., Ltd.


10:30  Panel: Cobalt, nickel, graphite and their role in Li-ion batteries

Ken Hoffman, Basic Metals Expert, McKinsey & Company

Mark Selby, President and CEO, Royal Nickel Corporation


11:15  Morning networking break


11:45  Breakdown of the battery supply chain (educational session)

Dan Blondal, CEO, Nano One

12:15       The future of mobility- Trucks, buses, scooters

Ana Cabral-Gardner, Managing Director, A:10 Investimentos

12:45       Lunch break


14:00       Future battery demand and impact on cathode raw materials

•Overview of battery-dependent appliances and different cathodes (Li-ion batteries)

•Upstream analysis: Future demand implications of li-ion batteries on lithium supply

•How will electro mobility plans for the future affect the need for battery raw materials and lithium in next 5 years?

•How will the new business model of grid affect the raw materials, lithium, and second life of electro mobility batteries extension in the next 5 years?

Jaime Alée, Lead Consultant, ESK Consulting


14:20       Masterclass: Advanced lithium-ion battery chemistries today and for the next generation

Dr. Emilio Bunel, Professor, Catholic University of Chile

14:40       Next-generation lithium-ion batteries: A technology roadmap for the next 20 years

Chloe Holzinger, Senior Research Associate, Lux Research

15:00       Panel: Critical look at cathodes and their raw materials composition

•Moderator: Ken Hoffman, Leader McKinsey EV Battery Materials Research Group, McKinsey & Company

Emily Hersh, Managing Partner, DCDB Group

Chloe Holzinger, Senior Research Associate, Lux Research

Dr. Emilio Bunel, Professor, Catholic University of Chile

Dan Blondal, CEO, Nano One             

(*) Mr Alée it´s a independent analyst and no represent or it´s related with the event organization , partners or sponsors..

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