Keynote Speakers

Conference Opening

Stedman Ellis
Chief Executive Officer, 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

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?

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

Lithium & Battery Technology Keynote

Prof Peter Talbot
Institute for Future Environments (IFE), Queensland University of Technology (Australia)
Professional Bio
The Creation and Implications of Australia’s First Lithium-Ion Battery

25th Anniversary Dinner Address

Alan Taylor
Conference Chair, ALTA 2020
Metallurgical Consultant and Managing Director, ALTA Metallurgical Services (Australia)
Professional Bio
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