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Introduction from the Chair – UBS View on EV
Patrick Hummel, Managing Director, UBS
Dawn of the lithium ion battery megafactories
Benchmark is the world’s leading market price data and supply chain intel provider focused on lithium ion and solid-state battery supply chains. Benchmark sets the monthly lithium reference price that is published by Bloomberg, testified to US Senate in 2017 and is widely quoted in global media.
Q&A Panel Session with 4 industry presenters & Simon Moores
Energy Density and the EV lithium ion battery
Rho Motion is an independent publisher focused on the downstream of the lithium ion battery industry. The London-based company offers monthly energy density assessments and research linking the battery packs to the EV platform. Rho Motion has advised some of the world’s leading banks, investors, EV producers and battery makers.
Electric Vehicles Outlook
European Metals Ltd
Q&A Panel Session with 3 industry presenters & Adam Panayi
Innovation Addressing a Billion Dollar Lithium Ion Battery Market
Nano One is a Canadian technology company with a scalable industrial process for producing low cost high performance battery materials and a wide range of other advanced nanostructured composites. This novel three-stage process uses equipment common to industry and is being engineered for high volume production and rapid commercialization.
Congo and Cobalt: the politics and the ethical questions of sourcing cobalt from DRCAnneke Van Woudenberg, Executive Director, RAID 15-minute presentation, 5-minute direct Q&A with keynote
Lunch Break Break to pick up lunch and return to seating for the Lunch Keynote Presentation
Capturing the UK’s potential for battery and electric vehicle research and manufacturing
Nickel: creating a sustainable future
Building the 21st Century electric vehicle supply chain – First Hand Perspectives
Vivas’ was responsible for building Tesla’s lithium ion battery supply chain from May 2017 and oversaw the most rapid growth period in the EV battery industry’s history. He has rapidly become a pioneer in the lithium ion battery supply chain as the auto industry enters uncharted EV waters.
At Tesla, Vivas was responsible for sourcing and contracting lithium, cobalt, graphite anode and nickel sulphate, in addition to other battery components as the Tesla Gigafactory 1 in Nevada scaled to become the world’s biggest battery plant.
Vivas’ lunch presentation will explore what the auto OEMs want from supply chain contracts and their battery and raw material suppliers, the hurdles to successful dealmaking, and the mismatch of cultures from mine to EV.