Rare Earths 2004 (RE2004)

Venue: Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Event Date/Time: Oct 24, 2004 End Date/Time: Oct 26, 2004
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Roskill Information Services and Metal Events Ltd are pleased to announce the Ist International Rare Earths Conference, will be held at the prestigious Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong on October 24-26 2004. Organised in response to widespread and international interest from leading companies to arrange a specific event to bring the rare earths industry together, participants will have the opportunity to hear the latest developments in their sector and meet industry colleagues. The programme is structured to cover all the main aspects of the rare earths industry, including an overview of the global rare earths; trends in rare earths demand; potential constraints on supply; the impact of the restructuring China’s rare earths sector, and new sources of supply. Whether you are a producer, processor, end-user, trader, investor, equipment supplier or involved in any other aspect of the rare earths industry you should ensure you attend this event.

Presentations include:

Keynote address – "The supply and demand for rare earths in China in 2004", by Zhang Hongjiang, Director of China Rare Earth Information Center, China;

Keynote address - "The what, where, who of the rare earths industry", by Dudley Kingsnorth, Executive Director, Industrial Minerals of Australia Pty;

Keynote address - "Procurement of rare earths- a strategic raw material", by Daniel Hughes, Director of Corporate Purchasing, Engelhard Corp, USA;

"A vertically integrated company developing advanced Rare Earth Materials with its customers", by Constantine E. Karayannopoulos, Executive VP and COO, AMR Technologies Inc, USA;

"Building a rare earths integrated supply chain from mine through to customer", by Nick Curtis, CEO and MD, Lynas, Australia;

“Trends in rare earth demand”, by Philips Lighting, The Netherlands;

"Establishing a niche as a new rare earths supplier", by Mick Muir, MD, Arafura Resources, Australia;

"Nanotechnology: Enhancing the performance and use of rare earths", by Professor Paul G. McCormick, CEO & MD, Advanced Powder Technology Pty Ltd, Australia;

Rhodia Electronics & Catalysis, China;

Presentation by Electro Energy, USA