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We will be holding the 17th International Rare Earths Conference at the Park Plaza River Bank Hotel, London during October 10-12 2021. This centrally located hotel is on the Albert Embankment and is ideal for anyone travelling into Gatwick or Heathrow or coming by Eurostar.

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 17th 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;

Sunday 10th October
18:00hrs – 20:00hrs – Registration and Welcome Reception

Monday 11th October

08:30hrs – Registration desk reopens
09:30hrs – Opening remarks by Rachel Carnac, Joint Managing Director, Metal Events Ltd., UK;


09:35hrs Keynote presentation by Constantine Karayannopoulos, President, CEO  & Director, Neo Performance Materials Inc., Canada;

10:05hrs “Rare earth market outlook: Can the market sustain growth in magnet applications?” by David Merriman, Manager, Battery and Electric Vehicle Materials, Roskill – A Wood Mackenzie Business, UK;

10:35hrs – Coffee Break


11:20hrs “Sustainable design for recycling of NdFeB”, by Alex Furgeri, Group Magnet & Magnetic-Systems Expert, JL Mag Rare-Earth Co. Europe B.V. The Netherlands;

11:50hrs A presentation on recycling by Allan Walton, Professor of Critical & Magnetic Materials, University of Birmingham, UK;

12:20hrs Panel Discussion

12:30hrs Luncheon


14:15hrs “Rare earth industry gaps, challenges and opportunities”, by Muhammad Imran, Vice-President, Rare Earth Element Division, Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC), Canada;

14:45hrs “A sustainable pivot to unlock the potential of Norra Kärr”, by Filip Kozlowski, CEO Leading Edge Materials, Canada;

15:15hrs – Close

Tuesday 12 October

09:30hrs A presentation by Pol Le-Roux, VP Downstream, Lynas Rare Earths Limited, Malaysia;

10:00hrs “Building sustainable and transparent REE value chains”, by Badrinath Veluri, Specialist (Magnetic Materials & Technology, Grundfos AS, Denmark;

10:30hrs Speaker to be confirmed;

11:00hrs – Coffee Break


11:45hrs “America’s leading producer of critical materials”, by Mark Chalmers, President & COO, Energy Fuels, USA;           

12:15hrs Restoring the rare earth supply chain to the United States”, by Michael Rosenthal, Founder & COO and Ryan Corbett, CFO, MP Materials, USA;

12:45hrs Conference close & luncheon

Argus Media Ltd

Arnold Magnetic Technologies AG


Blue Line Corporation

Cambourne School of Mines

Elementus Minerals

Energy Fuels

E-Tech Resources

G.E. Chaplin Inc

GTS GmbH German Trading Service for Raw Materials

Grundfos A/S

Hastings Technology Metals

Innovation Metals Corp

JL MAG Rare-Earth Co. Europe B.V.

Leading Edge Materials

Lehmann & Voss & Co KG

Less Common Metals Ltd

Lynas Corporation Ltd

Mkango Resources

MP Materials

Neo Chemicals & Oxides

Neo Performance Materials Inc



Rittenhouse International Resources

Roskill – A Wood Mackenzie Business

Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC)

Schaeffler Automotive Beuhl GmbH & Co KG

Serra Verde Brazil

SG Technologies

TAM International LP

The Anchor House

Torngat Metals

Traxys Europe

Treibacher Industrie AG

University of Birmingham

USA Rare Earth LLC

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


The current fee is £1100 plus VAT and is valid for all registrations.

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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