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The 2nd International Symposium will take place on Wednesday 18th October 2023

Following on from the success of our 1st International Scandium Symposium in Las Vegas we are delighted to announce we will be holding the second one in the series.

Wednesday 18th October

09:00hrs Welcome coffee and registration

09:30hrs Opening remarks by Rachel Carnac, Co-Managing Director, Metals Events Ltd., United Kingdom;

09:40hrs “Aluminium-Scandium Master Alloy: Key to unlocking North American scandium supply chains”, by Mark Smith, NioCorp Developments LLC., Executive Chairman & CEO, USA;

10:10hrs “Scandium market outlook: Could EVs drive future demand growth?” by David Merriman, Director Research, Project Blue, United Kingdom; 

10:40hrs Coffee break

11:30hrs “The future of scandium in applications. Why new projects are needed to satisfy demand”, by Pierre Neatby, President & CEO, Imperial Mining Group, Canada;

12:00hrs Speaker TBC

12:30hrs Luncheon

14:00hrs “Scandium: Methods for making metals and alloy”, by Andrew Matheson, Nanoscale Powders, USA;

14:30hrs “FEA Materials – aluminium scandium master alloy production technology” by Tim Grbavac, COO, USA;

15:00hrs “Scandium extraction from titanium dioxide production waste streams”, by Pierre Feydi, Project Manager, Hydrometallurgy & Chemical Engineering, Orano Mining, France;

15:30hrs Panel Discussion

16:00hrs Close

18:00hrs Drinks reception for all attendees at The Terrace located on the 5th Floor

Advanced Material Japan Corporation

Creative Engineers Inc

Current Chemicals

Department of Navy

DLA Strategic Materials

Elementus Minerals

FEA Materials LLC

Fujian Changting Golden Dragon Rare-Earth Co Ltd

Geophysx Jamaica Ltd

Hefa Rare Earth Canada

Imperial Mining Group Ltd

Magnet Oil LP


Moody Engineering Inc

Nanoscale Powders

New Dawn Metals

New Elements

NioCorp Developments Ltd

Ocean Partners


Project Blue

Rio Tinto

Rittenhouse International Resources LLC

Scandium International Mining Corporation

Southern Company

Tradium GmbH

Treibacher Industrie AG

US Department of Energy

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