Please consider this agenda provisional.

If you would like to be considered for a presentation, please contact us using the link below.

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Registration Opens & Networking Breakfast
 
 
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Words of Welcome
Stage One

 

 

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Accelerating US Leadership in a New Energy Economy
Stage One
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Networking Break
 
 
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Strengthening the US Automotive Industry in the Era of EVs
Stage One
  • Outlining the tools needed to meet net-zero goals
  • The importance of maintaining competitiveness in the global EV market 
10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Fireside Chat
Stage One
 
11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
PANEL: An Electric Revolution in the USA: Policy and Industry Cooperation
Stage One
 
11:50 AM - 12:30 PM
Bridging America's Raw Material Disconnect
Stage One
  • Understanding the importance of a resilient and integrated domestic supply chain 
     
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
FIRESIDE: Building Battery Supply Resilience in the US
Stage One

 

 

12:50 PM - 1:50 PM
Networking Lunch
 
 
1:50 PM - 2:35 PM
Critical Mineral Diplomacy: Building Global Supply Chain Alliances
Stage One
  • Navigating geopolitics to create and maintain strategic relationships 
  • Assessing the impact of incentives like the IRA and Free Trade Agreements on existing and potential partnerships 
  • Examining global partners against FEOC guidelines 
1:50 PM - 3:50 PM
Future Supply Chains - Session One
Stage Two
 
2:35 PM - 2:55 PM
Innovation in Battery Technology
Stage One
 
2:55 PM - 3:50 PM
Cathodes, Anodes and Battery Innovation
Stage One
  • Building the mid-stream capacity and advanced battery cell design
     
3:50 PM - 4:20 PM
Networking Break
 
 
4:20 PM - 5:00 PM
PANEL: Optimizing the IRA: Government Policy, EVs and the Giga Challenge
Stage One
  • Outlining successes and challenges from IRA implementation
  • Addressing FEOC guidelines and maintaining compliance 
  • Assessing projects and investments in infrastructure to encourage battery value chain development
     
4:20 PM - 6:00 PM
Future Supply Chains - Session Two
Stage One
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Developing a Circular Domestic Battery Economy
Stage One
  • Outlining the importance of ESG management in building a sustainable battery supply chain
  • Highlighting tools to effectively meet decarbonization goals 
  • Innovations in battery recycling technologies to effectively reduce waste disposal amounts
     
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Networking Reception
 
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast & Networking
 

 

 

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Words of Welcome
Stage One
 
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Critical Minerals Keynotes
Stage One

Hear from US Government Leadership and Prominent Industry Voices 

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Networking Break
 
 
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Financing the Energy Transition
Stage One

From Billions to Trillions: How much is needed for net zero? 

  • Outlining government incentives and funding opportunities 
  • Identifying roadblocks between capital and battery industry projects 
  • Highlighting the need for government and private sector cooperation in activating finance for energy transition projects 
     
11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
Designing Critical Mineral Policy to Protect National Security
Stage One
  • Addressing national security risks and vulnerabilities in the critical mineral supply chain
  • Mobilizing DoD investment to accelerate domestic battery production
     
11:50 AM - 12:30 PM
Next Generation of US Mining and Refining
Stage One

Building the Future US Supply Chain

  • Outlining the role of policy in accelerating domestic production 
  • Innovations in global and domestic cathode and anode production; which chemistries will shape future markets? 
  • Highlighting major domestic projects and the role these play in securing future supply
     

 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Networking Lunch
 
 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Critical Mineral Spotlights - Battery Raw Materials
Stage One

All spotlights will address: 

  • Understanding the critical mineral price environment 
  • The importance of promoting market diversification 
  • Outlining the need for market integration 

Critical minerals to be addressed: 

  • Lithium 
  • Graphite 
  • Cobalt & Nickel & Manganese 
     
Future Supply Chains - Session Three
Stage Two
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Networking Break
 

 

 

4:00 PM - 5:40 PM
Critical Mineral Spotlights - Energy Transition Minerals
Stage One

 

Opening Keynote


All spotlights will address: 

  • Understanding the critical mineral price environment 
  • The importance of promoting market diversification 
  • Outlining the need for market integration 

Critical minerals to be addressed: 

  • Copper 
  • Rare Earths
     
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Future Supply Chains - Session Four
Stage Two
 
5:40 PM - 6:00 PM
Avoiding the Next Raw Material Disconnect
Stage One
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Networking Reception
 

 

 

Thursday, June 13, 2024
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast & Networking
 

 

 

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Words of Welcome
Stage One
 
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
World Lithium Congress Keynote
Stage One

Major Lithium Thought Leaders from across the Supply, Demand, Governance and Finance Spectrum 
 

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Networking Break
 
 
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Americas Congress
Stage One

 

Hear from Lithium’s Major North and South American Stakeholders

  • Lithium diplomacy: Friendshoring and building global alliances through policy, trade and investment
  • Localising lithium supply chains: Mining permitting reform and measures to onshore refining capacity 
  • Lithium Commoditization: Market strategies to unlock finance and build trade  
  • Opening new lithium frontiers: Exploring new deposit types and applying innovation to unlock resource
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Networking Lunch
 
 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
APAC & EMEA Congress
Stage One

Hear from Lithium’s Major APAC & EMEA Stakeholders

  • Lithium diplomacy: Friendshoring and building global alliances through policy, trade and investment
  • Localising lithium supply chains: Mining permitting reform and measures to onshore refining capacity 
  • Lithium Commoditization: Market strategies to unlock finance and build trade  
  • Opening new lithium frontiers: Exploring new deposit types and applying innovation to unlock resource
     
3:30 PM
Close of Conference