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Battery Metals Asia Conference, Inaugural

January 17-18, 2019
Shanghai, China
Mandarin Oriental, Pudong 111 Pudong South Road, Pudong New District, Shanghai 200120

  • 2018 has seen a continuing advancement in the move to electric vehicles and energy storage. As we approach 2019, shifting regulatory landscapes and rapid developing technological advances in the battery space will bring to the forefront the race to secure vital battery metals.

    As we witness more participants entering the market, rapid technological advancements in the battery manufacturing field and a desirefrom end-users to create a seamless supply chain, it is crucial to understand how the market is evolving so that you can gain a competitive edge and identify the underlying opportunities and challenges that lay ahead.

  • Join in the conversation at the S&P Global Platts Inaugural Battery Metals Asia Conference on 17-18 January 2019, part of our global conference series now in Shanghai. Leading speakers will be addressing these challenges and uncovering the opportunities that some battery manufacturers and end-users are undertaking to stay ahead of market pressures.

  • Don’t miss the chance to network with key metal miners, cathode producers, battery manufacturers, end-users such as automakers, and financial institutional players from across the globe.

  • Why attend?

    A deep dive analysis on the outlook for key battery metals, (lithium, cobalt and nickel), to allow strategic forecasting: Is the market experiencing increased collaboration between miners and end-users? How does this affect price stability, cost competitive supply and consolidation of supply chains?

    Fresh perspectives on how to effectively manage your supply chain: How are battery producers ensuring stable high quality supply of battery metals and at a reasonable cost? How are producers making use of market dynamics planning to insulate themselves from price volatility and metal shortages? How are producers addressing pressing challenges such as procuring supply-constrained cobalt ensuring transparency and traceability along the chain?

    Latest developments in China’s regulatory drive: What is the true impact of China’s move towards having more electric vehicles on the road? What is the outlook for EVs in real terms in China and globally? What does this mean for battery manufacturers and battery metal producers?

    Find out what other companies are achieving to evolve and stay ahead: How will automakers meet demand whilst ensuring key battery supply? How are research and development projects changing the components of the electric vehicle and how will this affect those along the supply chain?

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Jayant Bhandari, Analyst, Anarcho Capital

Grant Nicholas, Director – Natural Resources, ANZ

William (Bill) Witham, CEO, Australia-Africa Minerals and Energy Group

Lance Hooper, President and COO, Cobalt Blockchain Inc

Flora Chen, International Marketing Director, China Greatpower

Tom Hughes, Director - Asia, Freight Investor Services

Nanping Li, Chairman, General Lithium

Wei Xiong, Vice General Manager, General Lithium

Ajay Kochhar, CEO, Li-cycle Corp

Ting Wu, Partner, McKinsey

Subhabrata Ghosh, Project Head Electric Vehicles, MODI-BYD

Andy Hsiao, Manager, Panasonic

Dale Henderson, Chief Operating Office, Pilbara Minerals

Christine Ju, Head of NEV Strategy, China and SE Asia, PSA Groupe

Dr. Yuan Gao, President & CEO, Pulead Technology Industry Co. Ltd.

Mo Ke, CEO, Reali Research

Robert Fig, Principle of the Metal Risk Team, Robert Fig Ltd

Julien Hall, Regional Metals Content Director – Asia, S&P Global Platts

Marcel Goldenberg, Market & Methodology Development Specialist, Metals, S&P Global Platts

Xinyue Zhang, Editor Metals, S&P Global Platts

Ling Lu, Director – Energy & Natural Resources, Standard Chartered Bank

Patrick Welch, Head of Commodity Trade Finance, Asia Pacific, UniCredit Bank AG

Kelvin Huang, Manager, Youngy


S&P Global Platts Battery Metals Asia Conference will be held on January 17-18, 2019 in Shanghai, China

    • Registration Fee
    • Team Discount
    • Early Bird RateBook by 16 November and save $300
    • Conference Rate
    • 999 / delegate
    • 849 / delegate
    • / delegate
    • Early bird rate (expires 7 December 2018)
    • 849 / delegate
    • 699 / delegate
    • / delegate
    • Super early bird rate (expires 16 Nov 2018)
    • 699 / delegate
    • 549 / delegate
    • / delegate

Please refer to the Discounts section below for details and restrictions. Some discounts not available online.

The conference registration fee includes breakfasts, luncheon(s), reception(s), and refreshments as noted in the conference agenda, as well as post-conference documentation. Payment in full is required for attendance. If payment or proof of payment is not received before the start of the event, our staff will require a credit card guarantee to allow entry. All prices are stated in USD.

Registration closes 72 hours before the start of the conference. We will not be able to register any delegates within this time.

Substitutions & Cancellations - Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 5 working days in advance of the conference. Cancellations must be received in writing via email to on or before November 1, 2018 in order to be refunded, less a $195 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after this date. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable. In case of conference cancellation, S&P Global Platts’ liability is limited to refund of the conference registration fee only. S&P Global Platts reserves the right to alter this program without prior notice.


Mandarin Oriental, Pudong

Your conference registration does not include accommodation. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the hotel venue at a discounted group rate.

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    To register or for more information, please contact:

    Phone:+65 6216 1191