Keynote Speakers

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Conference Opening

Dr Jacques Eksteen
Chief Operating Officer and Research Director, Future Battery Industries CRC (Australia)
Professional Bio
A Research-Based Strategy for Establishing Australia as a Leading Player in the Emerging Global Battery Industry

Nickel-Cobalt-Copper Keynote

John Neale
Technical Specialist, Mintek (South Africa)
Professional Bio
Bioleaching of Nickel and Cobalt - The Progress and The Potential

Uranium-REE Opening

Martin Fairclough
Uranium Specialist, Uranium Resources and Production
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) (Austria)
The Role of Unconventional Uranium Resources

Uranium-REE Keynote

Darryl Butcher
Director, BDB Process (Australia)
Professional Bio
Review of Membrane Technology as a Process Tool

In-Situ Recovery Keynote

Leon Faulkner
Managing Director, EnviroCopper Ltd (Australia)
Professional Bio
Opportunities and Challenges for Copper ISR – Kapunda CRC-P as an Example

Gold-PM Keynote

Karel Osten
Independent Consultant, METTKO Pty Ltd (Australia)
Professional Bio
POX – Has it Reached its Full Potential, or is There Still Room for Improvement for Treating Refractory Gold Ores?

Lithium & Battery Technology Keynote

Prof Peter Talbot
The Centre for Clean Energy Technologies and Practices,
Queensland University of Technology (Australia)
Professional Bio
Establishing Australia's Battery Industry Supply Chain
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