Critical Materials Forum - Tokyo 2024

5/23/2024, 7:00:00 AM - 5/23/2024, 2:00:00 PM



Critical Materials Forum - Tokyo 2024

Venue: Tokyo

Schedule: 23/05/2024 - 23/05/2024

Join Project Blue for a free networking event in Tokyo that explores how geopolitical shifts will impact energy transition and the build-out of critical materials supply chains. Hear from Project Blue and invited keynote speakers on the latest outlooks for EV, ESS, aerospace and steel markets – including coverage of critical materials including lithium, nickel, graphite, cobalt, manganese, rare earth elements and vanadium.

14:00: Registration and networking

14:30: Welcome - geopolitical drivers of commodity markets, Dr Jack Bedder

14:50: Keynote presentation (TBA)

15:10: Outlook for steel markets and impact on ferroalloys, Dr Nils Backeberg

15:30: Outlook for aerospace and impact on critical materials, Dr Howard Head


15:50: Refreshments and networking


16:10: Outlook for EVs, ESS, Li-ion, and new technologies, Dr Jack Bedder

16:25: Outlook for lithium, Dr Howard Head

16:45: Outlook for graphite and REEs, Dr Nils Backeberg

17:05: Outlook for cobalt, nickel, manganese (and vanadium), Dr Jack Bedder


17:30: Drinks reception        


6 Chome-6-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan


Dr Jack Bedder

Dr NIls Backeberg

Dr Howard Head

Other speakers are to be announced soon.