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16th International Rare Earths Conference


Metals Event’s 16th International Rare Earths Conference will take now take place  at the Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur during 6-8 November 2019.

This is the premier event in the rare earths industry calendar and is the only international conference where you will get to meet representatives from the entire supply chain and get the latest up to date information from the speakers on our comprehensive programme.

Reasons to attend Metal Event’s 16th International Rare Earths Conference:

–      Quality programme and speakers – this is the key part of the conference, providing a cogent, themed programme that provides top level information to help you in your business

–      Excellent value for money

–      Meeting other delegates – opportunities for networking at the event;

–      Sponsorship gives you the opportunity to raise your company profile at this premier event;

Wednesday 6 November
18:00 -20:00 Registration & Welcome Reception

Thursday 7 November
08:30 Registration desk re-opens and welcome coffee
09:20 Welcome remarks

Session 1:
09:25 Presentation by Pol Le Roux, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Lynas Corporation, Australia & Jon Blumenthal, President, Blue Line Corporation, USA;
10:20 “Latest developments in Baotou”, by Cui Lingxiao, President, Baotou Research Institute of Rare Earths, China;
10:45 Coffee

Session 2:
11.30 “Rare earths: The engine of electrification”, by Nils Backeberg, Deputy Manager, Steel Alloys, Roskill Information Services Ltd., UK;
11:55 “The economics of the magnet supply chain”, by Ian Higgins, Managing Director, Less Common Metals Ltd, UK;
12:20 “Magnets in EV traction motors.  Designs and state of the art manufacturing”, by James Bell, Consultant, Baotou Tianhe Magnetics Technology Co Ltd,USA;
12:45 Luncheon

Session 3:
14:00 “Sino/US trade war – implications for the US rare earth supply chain”, by David Henderson, President, Rittenhouse International Resources, USA;
14:25 “Significant supply of Pr/Nd, Dy and Tb for the permanent magnet market”, by Dirk Naumann, President & CEO, Torngat Metals, Canada;
14:50 Presentation by Mark Tory, CFO/Company Secretary, Northern Minerals Ltd., Australia;
15:15  Tea

Friday 8 November
Session 4:
09:15 “Consumer strategies for managing the rare earth supply chain”, by Suzanne Malden, Global Commodity Leader, Bose Corporation, USA;
09:40 “NdFeB magnet scrap recycling: Adding value to the supply chain through collection, separation and rare earth recovery”, by Leonard Ansorge, RockLink Rare Metals Recycling, Germany;
10:00 A presentation by Kiril Mugerman, President, Geomega Resources, Canada;
10:25 “European rare earths supply chain”, by Elbert Loois, Managing Director, HiTech Materials Advisory, Germany;
10:50 Coffee

Session 5: Environment & Clean Technology:

11:30″China’s real liquidity crunch – what does this mean for the rare earth industry?”, by Woody Chan, Research Analyst, China Water Risk, Hong Kong;
11:55 A presentation by Alister MacDonald, General Manager Marketing, Alkane Resources, Australia;
12:20 Conference close & luncheon

This programme is provisional and is subject to change

Click here to view the list of attendees.

Click button below to continue to our registration form. You can pay by credit card or bank transfer


The current fee is £1200 for all registrations received by 18 September  after which time the rate will rise.

The fee includes the cost of all receptions, conference sessions, luncheon, tea/coffee and event documentation. It does not include accommodation or flights to and from the event venue.

Please contact sales$ (please replace the $ with @ if it is a genuine e-mail) or call on +44 (0)20 7840 0145 for details of special offers for groups and for rates in other currencies, which will be calculated on the day. Metal Events reserves the right to change any of its rates due to currency fluctuations. Our base rate is always in Sterling.

Cancellations, Refunds & Transfers:

A full refund (subject to a 25% handling charge will be made for all written cancellations received up until four calendar months (124 days) before the meeting. A 50% refund will be made for written cancellations received between two and four calendar months before the meeting is held. Cancellations made in the last two calendar months (62 days) will receive no refund. A substitute with a representative from your own company may be made at any time. Joining information and a list of participants will not be available until 14 days before the event. Delegates are responsible for organising and paying for their own transport, insurance and accommodation.




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