Asian Metal
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
06:00-08:00 pm Early Registration & Welcome / Cocktail Reception
Thursday, May 10, 2012
08:00-08:50 am Registration / Networking Breakfast provided by Dacha Strategic Metals Inc.
08:50-09:00 am Conference Opening and Welcome Remarks Brandon Tirpak , Analyst, Rare Earth Elements – Asian Metal Inc.
09:00-09:30 am U.S. Government Keynote: DOE's Critical Materials Strategy Diana Bauer , Director of the Office of Economic Analysis – U.S. Department of Energy
09:30-09:50 am Geological REE Concentration Mechanisms: Implications for Exploration and Metallurgy Guy Desharnais , Senior Geologist – SGS Geostat Canada
09:50-10:10 am Addressing the Rare Earth Geopolitical Imbalance So Every Nation Wins Michael Silver , CEO – American Elements, USA
10:10-10:30 am Networking Coffee Break – provided by Pele Mountain Resources Inc
10:30-10:50 am Elliot Lake : A Secure and Reliable Long-term Supply of Critical Rare Earths Al Shefsky , President and Director, Pele Mountain Resources Inc
10:50-11:10 am Rare Earth Motors Tracy McSheery , CEO – PhaseSpace Inc.
11:10-11:30 am Rare Earths Economic War: Leveling the Playing Field Luisa Moreno , S enior Mining and Metals Analyst – Jacob Securities Inc.
11:30-11:50 am Rare Earths in Permanent Magnets: A Perspective on Applications 2011 and Beyond Bob Wolf , VP of Sales and Marketing – Alliance LLC
11:50-01:20 pm Networking Lunch – provided by Quest Rare Minerals Ltd.
01:20-01:40 pm The Strange Lake Heavy Rare Earth Deposit , Quebec , Canada : Satisfying the CREO Supply Deficit by 2016-17 Peter Cashin , President and CEO – Quest Rare Minerals Ltd.
01:40-02:00 pm The Prospect of NdFeB Magnet in New Energy Applications Han Yu , Deputy Director of Marketing – JLMAG Rare-Earth Co., Ltd.
02:00-02:20 pm Surviving the Spike in RE Prices and the Lessons Learned David Morton , CEO and Director – Magswitch Technologies Inc
02:20-02:50 pm International Mining Keynote: Lynas Status and Development Pol Le Roux , Vice President Sales and Marketing – Lynas Corporation Ltd
02:50-03:00 pm Day One Closing Remarks David Schollaert , General Manager, Americas – Asian Metal Inc.
05:30-07:30 pm Evening Networking Cocktail Reception – provided by Asian Metal Inc.
Friday, May 11, 2012
08:00-08:50 am Networking Breakfast – provided by Galileo Resources PLC
08:50-09:00 am Day Two Opening and Welcome Remarks Tracy Weslosky , Chairman – REE World; Editor & Publisher – RareMetalBlog
09:00-09:30 am U.S. Policy Keynote: The Rare Earth Supply Chain and U.S. Government Policy & Investment Jeff Green , President – J.A. Green & Company
09:30-09:50 am Galileo Resources Plc: An Emerging South African Rare Earths Producer Colin Bird , Chairman and CEO – Galileo Resources Plc
09:50-10:10 am Procurement Strategies for Critical Rare Earths Patrick Wong , CEO and Director – Innovation Metals Corp.
10:10-10:30 am Networking Coffee Break – provided by Matamec Explorations Inc.
10:30-10:50 am Rare Earths are Not Commodities! Caroline Wilson, Director Investor Relations – Matamec Explorations Inc.
10:50-11:10 am Changing Rare Earth Demand in Japan Qin Pengshou , Rare Earth Team Leader – Advanced Material Japan Corp.
11:10-11:20 am Many Losers, Few Winners: Why the REE Juniors are About to be Winnowed Jon Hykawy , Head of Global Research, Clean Technologies and Materials Analyst – Byron Capital Markets Ltd.
11:20-11:50 am Processing & Alloy Keynote: Rare Earths: An Integrated Approach Gary Billingsley , Executive Chairman and Director – Great Western Minerals Group Ltd.
11:50 am Summit Closing Remarks Brandon Tirpak , Analyst, Rare Earth Elements – Asian Metal Inc.
12:00-01:30 pm Networking Lunch – provided by Great Western Minerals Group Ltd.