BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Microsoft Corporation//Outlook 16.0 MIMEDIR//EN VERSION:2.0 METHOD:PUBLISH X-MS-OLK-FORCEINSPECTOROPEN:TRUE BEGIN:VEVENT CLASS:PUBLIC CREATED:20171113T083627Z DESCRIPTION:***Please note there will be simultaneous translation during th is event from English to Chinese***\n \nWednesday 8 November\n17:30 – 1 9:00 – Registration desk opens\n18:00 – 20:00 – Welcome Reception\n \nThursday 9 November\n08:15 Registration desk re- opens\n09:05 Welcome remarks\n \nSession 1: Global rare earths market ove rview:\n09:15 Keynote presentation: “Rebirth: Lessons from the Rare Ear th Roller Coaster…and Implications for Modern Day Capitalism From a Poor ly Understood Industry” by Constantine Karayannopoulos\, Chairman\, Neo Performance Materials\, Canada\;\n09:45 “Rare Earths – How Chinese iss ues affect the global market”\, by Rocky Hu\, Research & Consulting Dire ctor\, SMM\, China\;\n10:15 “Latest developments in Baotou”\, by Wang Yan\, Vice Secretary-General\, Scientific Research Management Department\ , Baotou Research Institute of Rare Earths\, China\;\n10:45 Coffee\n \nSes sion 2: Rare earth trends and developments:\n11:45 “ISO/TC 298 standards and its benefits on rare earth community”\, by Song Guanyu\, Secretary of ISO/TC 298 Rare earth\, International Organization for Standardization\ , China\;\n12:15 “Rare earth consumption market overview and future tren d analysis”\, by Wang Xue\, Vice President\, Beijing Ruidow Information Technology Co.\, Ltd\, China\;\n12:45 “Made in China 2025 – from forei gn sources of rare earth supply – who\, when & where?” by Ryan Castill oux\, Market Research Analyst\, Netherlands\; \n13:15 Luncheon\n \nSession 3: Global project overview:\n14:45 “Evolution of a Non- China NdPr pro ducer”\, by Peter Sherrington\, CFO & Company Secretary\, Arafura Resour ces\, Australia\;\n15:10 “BioLantanidos: The first production from ionic clays out of China that is competitive and sustainable”\, by Ignacio De l Rio\, CEO\, BioLantanidos\, Chile\;\n15:35 “The Ashram rare earth proj ect and the value of mineral concentrates”\, by Darren Smith\, Project M anager\, Commerce Resources – Canada\;\n16.00 “The next rare earth sol ution”\, by Alistair Neill\, Director Business Development\, Rare Earth Salts\, USA\;\n16:25 Q&A\n \n16.30 – 17:30 –Networking drinks\n \nFrid ay 10 November\nSession 4: Rare earths magnet markets:\n09:30 “The direc tion of the Chinese permanent magnet industry and associated technological innovations”\, by Jack Lee\, Global CTO\, MagnaDrive Corporation\, USA\ ;\n09:55 “Developments and trends for electrification and magnet applica tions”\, by Joanne Jia\, Vice President\, Hangzhou Permanent Magnet Grou p\, China\;\n10:20 Q&A\n10:30 Coffee\n \nSession 5: Vehicle electrificatio n and what is means for rare earths:\n11:15 “Rare Earth contribution to car electrification. Getting the facts right”\, by Pol Le Roux\, Sales & Marketing Director\, Lynas Corporation\, Malaysia\;\n11:40 “From horse power to e- power: The looming REPM shortage and consequences”\, by Alis ter MacDonald\, Marketing Director\, Alkane Resources Ltd.\, Australia\;\n 12:05 “Long term off-take strategies for rare earths – market hysteric s or must ?”\, by Elbert Loois\, Managing Partner\, HiTech Materials Adv isory\, Germany\;\n12:30 Closing remarks\n12:40 Luncheon & conference clos e\n DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20171111 DTSTAMP:20171113T083627Z DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20171108 LAST-MODIFIED:20171113T083627Z LOCATION:Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel\, Hong Kong PRIORITY:5 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY;LANGUAGE=en-gb:14th International Rare Earths Conference TRANSP:TRANSPARENT UID:040000008200E00074C5B7101A82E00800000000D047327F5A5CD301000000000000000 0100000000C11379A7660E24081FF0BE0AA0A963B X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

** *Please note there will be simultaneous translation during this event from English to Chinese***

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Wednesday 8 November

17:30 \; –\; 19:00 \; \; \; \; \; \; \;  \; –\; \; \; \ ; Registration desk opens

18:00 \; –\; 20:00 \; \; \; \; \; \; \;  211\; \; \; \; \; We lcome Reception

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Thursday 9 November

08:15  \; Registration desk re-opens

09:05 \ ; Welcome remarks

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Session 1: Global rare earths market overview:

09:15 \; Keynote presentation: “\;Rebirth: Lessons from the Rare Earth Roller Coaster…\;and Implications for Modern Day Capitalism From a P oorly Understood Industry”\; by Constantine Karaya nnopoulos\, Chairman\, Neo Performance Materials\, Canada\;

09:45 “\;Rare Earths –\; How Chinese i ssues affect the global market”\;\, by Rocky Hu\, Research &\; Con sulting Director\, SMM\, China\;

10:15 \; “\;Latest developments in Baotou”\;\, by Wang Yan\, Vice Secretary-General\, Scientific Researc h Management Department\, Baotou Research Institute of Rare Earths\, China \;

10:45 Coffee

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Session 2: Rare earth tre nds and developments:

11:45 “\;ISO/T C 298 standards and its benefits on rare earth community”\;\, by Song Guanyu\, Secretary of ISO/TC 298 Rare earth\, I nternational Organization for Standardization\, China\;

12:15 “\;Rare earth consumption market overview and fu ture trend analysis”\;\, by Wang Xue\, Vice President\, Beijing Ruidow Information Technolo gy Co.\, Ltd\, China\;

12:45 “\;Made in China 2025 –\; from foreign sources of rare earth supply –\; who\, when &\; where?”\; by Ryan Castilloux\, Market Research Analyst\, Netherlands\;

13:15 Luncheon

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Session 3: Global project overview:

14:45 \; “ \;Evolution of a Non- China NdPr producer”\ ;\, by Peter Sherrington\, CFO &\; Company Secretary\, Arafura Resource s\, Australia\;

15:10 “\;BioLantanidos: The first production from ionic clays out of China that is competitive and sustainable”\;\, by Ignacio Del Rio\, CEO\, BioLantanidos\, Chile\;

15:35 “\;The Ashram rare earth project and the value o f mineral concentrates”\;\, by Darren Smith\, Project Manager\, Comme rce Resources –\; Canada\;

16.00  220\;The next rare earth solution”\;\, by Alistair Neill\, Director B usiness Development\, Rare Earth Salts\, USA\;

16:25 Q&\;A

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16.30 –\; 17:30 –\;Networking drinks

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Friday 10 November

Session 4: Rare earths magne t markets:

09:30 “\;The direction of the Chinese permanent magnet industry and associated technological innova tions”\;\, by Jack Lee\, Global CTO\, MagnaDrive Corporation\, USA\;

09:55 “\;D evelopments and trends for electrification and magnet applications”\; \, by Joanne Jia\, Vice President\, Hangzhou Permanent Magnet Group\, Chin a\;

10:20 Q&\;A

10:30 Coffee

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Session 5: Vehicle electrification and what is mea ns for rare earths:

11:15 “\;Rare Ea rth contribution to car electrification. Getting the facts right”\;\, by Pol Le Roux\, Sales &\; Marketing Director\, Lynas Corporation\, Ma laysia\;

11:40 “\;From horse power t o e- power: The looming REPM shortage and consequences”\;\, by Aliste r MacDonald\, Marketing Director\, Alkane Resources Ltd.\, Australia\;

12:05 “\;Long term off-take strategies for rare earths –\; market hysterics or must ?”\;\, by Elbert Loois\, Managing Partner\, HiTe ch Materials Advisory\, Germany\;

12:30 Closing remarks

12:40 Luncheon & \; conference close

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