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61st (virtual) General Assembly

October 12th to October 12th 2020

Brussels, Belgium, and around the world.



The 61st General Assembly and annual general meeting (AGM) will be an interactive virtual conference to be held on October 12th 2020, from 11:00 CEST. This event includes the same exclusive networking opportunities that an in-person conference provides, together with the high-quality presentations and panel discussions from industry leaders that you expect from the T.I.C. 
 
This event is being held in association with MIRU, a leading Japanese news organisation and market analyst focused on metal markets.
 
Our technology provider brings vast experience of hosting such events and we are confident that delegates will receive outstanding value from attending. We assure you this is not just another webinar.
 
 
      GOLD sponsor: A&R Merchants Inc
Tickets for members cost just EUR 100. There are discounts for non-commercial organisations (please contact the T.I.C. office).  The final deadline for booking is Friday October 9th 2020.
 
EXCLUSIVE 'EASTER EGG' FOR DELEGATES: The T.I.C. Annual Statistics Presentation 2020
 
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Schedule of presentations and panel discussions:

(starting times are all CEST)

11:00 
Annual General Meeting of the T.I.C. (members only)
   
11:45  
Welcome by the President
   
11:50
The Anders Gustaf Ekeberg Tantalum Prize 2020
   
11:55
"Tantalum capacitors: supporting medical ventilators and 5G infrastructure" by Tomas Zednicek Ph.D., European Passive Components Institute (EPCI)
   
12:15
"Exemption of NORM from the IAEA transport regulations" by Tiberio Cabianca, Public Health England
   
12:35

PANEL #1: Current impact of Covid-19 on the Ta/Nb supply chain

  • Paul Chew, Alfred H. Knight International Ltd
  • Roper Cleland, The ITSCI Programme (ITA)
  • John Crawley, Refractory Metals Mining Co. Ltd
  • Catherine Tyson, Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI)
   
13:20          
 - coffee break -
   
13:30
"Innovative Ta/Nb products to power our future" by Uli Blankenstein, H.C. Starck Solutions 
   
13:50
"The tech hardware market and the electronics supply chain" by Renzo DeMeo, Prismark Partners LLC
   
14:10

PANEL #2: Future supply and demand outlook for Ta/Nb post Covid-19

  • David Gussack, Exotech, Inc. 
  • Travis Ashburn, KEMET Electronics Corp.
  • Dharam Kotecha, Halcyon Inc.
  • Glenn McDonald, AeroDynamic Advisory
   
15:00
Closing remarks by the President

 

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Companies who have already booked to attend our 2020 event include (by October 7th):

A&R Merchants Inc.
Absolute Resources
AeroDynamic Advisory
Alfred H Knight International Limited
AMG Mineração / AMG Brasil
AMG Engineering-ALD Vacuum Technologies GmbH
ARGUS MEDIA
AVR Trading
B.W.MINERALS (S) PTE LTD
BGR
Compass Group Holdings
CONDOR Minerals Bolivia Srl
DERA / BGR
ECO WHITE TRADING
European Passive Components Institute
Exotech, Inc
Fastmarkets
GIZ
Global Witness
Globe Metals and Mining Ltd
H.C. Starck Inc.
H.C. Starck Solutions Inc.
Halcyon Inc.
HAMC Ltd
Hanseberg GmbH
HAYAKAWA CO., LTD.
Imerys Ceramics, France
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
International Tin Association
IRuniverse Co., Ltd
Jiangxi Tuo Hong New Material Co.,Ltd
Jiujiang Fuxing Tai Trade Co., Ltd
Jiujiang Jinxin Nonferrous Metals Co., LTd.
JIUJIANG TANBRE CO.,LTD
Jones Day
JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation
Kalon Resources Limited
KEMET Electronics Corp.
Kielsinn Inc
MALAYSIA SMELTING CORPORATION BERHAD
Mersen Deutschland Linsengericht GmbH
METAL DO Co., Ltd.
Metalink International Co., Ltd.
Metallurgical Products India (P) Ltd.
Mines Minerals Metals & Markets Limited
Mining Mineral Resources SARL
Mister Oak Mining & Trading
Monash University
Ningxia Orient Tantalum Industry Co. Ltd.
North Carolina State University
NPM Silmet OU
Pilbara Minerals Limited
PLANSEE SE
Prismark
Refractory Metals Mining Company Ltd.
Resind Industria e Comercio Ltda
Responsible Minerals Initiative
RFH RECYCLING METALS CO.,LTD
Salus Mineralis Ltd
Specialty Metals Resources
TAM International LP
Taniobis GmbH
Tardigrade Trading FZE
Telex Metals
TH Kazakatom AG
Tokyo Metal Resources, Co., Ltd.
TU Delft
UCSF
Ulba JSC
University of Edinburgh
VIN MART GROUP - MINING MINERAL RESOURCES SARL
Vishay
Vivian Capital
Ximei Resources (Guangdong) Limited
Yanling Jincheng Tantalum & Niobium Co., Ltd.
Yano Metals Co., Ltd

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