Keynote Speakers

Conference Opening

Stedman Ellis
Chief Executive Officer, Future Battery Industries CRC (Australia)
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)
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)
Review of Membrane Technology as a Process Tool

Gold-PM Keynote

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

In Situ Recovery Keynote

To be announced

Lithium & Battery Technology Keynote

Prof Peter Talbot
Institute for Future Environments (IFE), Queensland University of Technology (Australia)
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)
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