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7th annual High Level Conference of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw MaterialsWednesday 20 November 2019

“New technology trends in exploration, mining and processing, Skills for Raw Materials, Horizon 2020 Raw Materials Information and Brokerage Event”

08.00-09.00

Registration and networking coffee

09.00-11.00

High Level Panel: Resource security for value chains – Moderated by Mr Peter Handley, Head of Unit, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials, DG GROW

Welcome by Mr Timo Pesonen, Director-General, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW), EC

Welcome by Finnish Presidency: Under-Secretary of State, Mr Petri Peltonen

Panel discussion:
Mr Zdeněk Venera, President of EuroGeoSurveys
Mr Jan Mostrom, President and CEO, LKAB
Ms Ligia Noronha, Director Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, UNEP

11.00-11.30

Coffee break

11.30-13.00

Session I: Masterplan for a competitive transformation of EU energy Intensive Industries enabling a climate neutral, circular economy - chaired by Mr Gwenole Cozigou, Director, Industrial Transformation and Advanced Value Chains, DG GROW, EC

Mr John Cooper, Fuels Europe
Ms Marian Hopman, Programme manager of Programme Sustainable Industry, Department of Top sectors and Industrial Policy, from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, The Netherlands
Ms Rachel Ward, The Institutional Investment Group on Climate Change (IIGCC)
Mr Pierre Joris, President of A.SPIRE, DOMO Chemicals

Interactive Session – Q&A

13.00-14.00

Buffet networking lunch

14.00-15.30

Session II: Raw Materials for strategic sectors - chaired by Mr Alain Alexis, Head of Unit, Defence, DG GROW, EC

Mr Paul Anciaux - Defence dual use
Ms Barbara Forrière, RENAULT SA France (tbc)
Mr Peter Buchholz, DERA, DE - Leaning against the wind: low-price benchmarks for metals to act anticyclically along value chains
Ms Corina Hebestreit, Euromines - Raw materials producer

Interactive Session – Q&A

15.30-16.00

Coffee break

16.00-17.30

Session III: Supply chain transparency – chaired by Mr Peter Handley, Head of Unit, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials, DG GROW

Ms Malwina Nowakowska-Ketterle
Ms Patrizia Gregori, SNCF
Ms Mathilde Mesnard, OECD
Ms Emma Nehrenheim, Northvolt

Interactive Session – Q&A

17.30 – 17.40

Closing remarks by Mr Peter Handley, Head of Unit, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials, DG GROW

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