Benchmark Events Schedule 2020/2021

Updated 11 September. 

  • Please note if any event changes we will give at least 60 days notice. We appreciate your continued support and understanding, especially during these pandemic times. 
  • If you would like to attend any events as a delegate, please email [email protected]
  • If you would like to speak or sponsor at any of our events please email Ben Ash ([email protected]) or Will Plunkett ([email protected] ).

AUGUST 2020

  • Benchmark World Tour East – High Purity Alumina Special – Friday 28 August @  8am UK (Online)

Join the webinar here.  A high value, speciality chemical, HPA has flown under the lithium ion battery radar yet is a critical chemical used to coat separators. This webinar will explore the similarities and differences of HPA with other speciality chemicals for lithium ion batteries such as lithium and cobalt and its growth potential in this new lithium ion economy.

Confirmed Speakers: Roland Hill – FYI Resources, Simon Moores & James Clark of Benchmark. To join as a speaker email Ben Ash – [email protected]


SEPTEMBER 2020

  • World Tour East – Nickel Special – Wednesday 23 September @ 8am UK (Online)

Join the webinar here. Listen to Benchmark’s analysts and guest speakers dissect the nickel to cathode to lithium ion battery supply chain. To join as a speaker email Ben Ash – [email protected]

  • Benchmark Battery Day – Battery Recycling & ESG – Wednesday 23 September @ 4pm UK (Online)

Join the webinar here // The Benchmark Battery Day will be a discussion on Tesla’s long anticipated Battery Day featuring Benchmark’s world class analysts and special guests. This webinar will focus on the supply chain, opportunities and innovation in battery recycling and environmental, social & governance developments. To join as a speaker email [email protected]

  • Benchmark Battery Day – Benchmark Analyst Reactions to Tesla Battery Day, Wednesday 23 September @ 6pm UK (Online)

Join the webinar here // The Benchmark Battery Day will be a discussion on Tesla’s long anticipated Battery Day featuring Benchmark’s world class analysts and special guests. This webinar will be feature reactions from Tesla’s Battery Day and what it means for the industry.

The session chair will be Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark with analysis and reaction from Benchmark’s Andrew Miller, Product Director ; Vivas Kumar, Principal, & Caspar Rawles, Head of Price Assessments & Data.


OCTOBER 2020

  • Battery Megafactories UK – Launch Webinar – Tuesday Tuesday 13 October 2020 @ 4pm UK (Online)

Join the webinar here // Benchmark is launching a new initiative – Battery Megafactories UK, a in-person conference for 2021 bringing together government and industry to build a domestic lithium ion economy.

  • Benchmark Summit 2020 – Washington DC – Tuesday 20 October @ 6pm UK  (Online)

Join the webinar here // Benchmark’s annual summit in Washington DC will this year take place online. Bringing together stakeholders in the lithium ion battery to electric vehicle and energy storage supply chains and US government representatives. To join as a speaker email [email protected]. Join the webinar.

Keynote Speakers: Simon Moores, Managing Director, Benchmark; More TBA

Industry Speakers:
Urbix Resources – Nico Cuevas Gomez, Executive Chairmand & Co-Founder
Piedmont Lithium – Keith Phillips, Managing Director
ioneer – Bernard Rowe, Managing Director
Standard Lithium – Robert Mintak, CEO & Director


NOVEMBER 2020

DECEMBER 2020

  • Cancelled and moved to 2021: Battery Megafactories Europe 2020, Berlin, Germany – Tuesday 8 to Wednesday 9 December 2020

Join Europe’s first ever commercial conference on the rise of the lithium ion battery megafactories on the continent. Email [email protected] for more


JANUARY 2021

FEBRUARY 2021

MARCH 2021

  • Battery Megafactories UK 2021, London, UK – Tuesday 2 March 2021 (In Person)

Join the launch webinar on Tuesday 13 October here for free. 


APRIL 2021

MAY 2021

  • Benchmark Summit 2021 – Washington DC, USA (In Person) 

Register your interest in attending and sponsoring – email [email protected]

Join the 2020 webinar for free here.

  • Battery Megafactories USA 2021 – New York, USA (In Person) 

Register your interest in attending and sponsoring – email [email protected]

  • #EVFEST 2021 ( Online )  

Register your interest in sponsoring – email [email protected]


JUNE 2021

JULY 2021

AUGUST 2021

SEPTEMBER 2021

  • Battery Megafactories Asia Pacific 2021 – Perth, Australia: Tuesday 21 – Wednesday 22 September 2021 (In Person)

Register your interest in speaking or sponsoring – email [email protected]


OCTOBER 2021

NOVEMBER 2021

  • Benchmark Week 2021, Los Angeles, USA  – Cathodes Conference 2021 & Anodes Conference 2021, Week of 8 November or Week of 15 November TBA (In Person)

Register your interest in speaking or sponsoring – email [email protected]


DECEMBER 2021

  • Battery Megafactories Europe 2021, Location & Dates TBA (In Person)

Register your interest in being a host city / hosting field trips to your operations, email [email protected]

Register your interest in speaking or sponsoring – email [email protected]