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Argus Americas Rare Earths Summit 2017

North America's Leading Rare Earths Event - 2 full days, 15+ speakers, 12+ hours of networking

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The 2017 Argus Americas Rare Earths Summit is moving to San Diego, June 12 - 14! Join senior-level rare earths consumers, producers, processors, traders and government representatives in San Diego this June for networking and in-depth insight on rare earths supply, end product demand, navigating supply chain concerns, the future of rare earths substitutions and much more!

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Confirmed speakers: 

  • Dr. Sinisa Jurkovic, Senior Manager, Electric Motors Hardware and Controls Engineering, General Motors 
  • Suzanne Malden, Global Commodity Manager, Bose Corporation 
  • Robert Wolf, Vice President, Alliance LLC
  • Brian Gabriel, Chief, Strategy Planning, DLA Strategic Materials 
  • Feng Yun Guang, Rare Earths and Steel Industry Manager, CCCMC
  • Cameron Davies, Chief Operating Officer, Rare Earths Salts 
  • Shri D. Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, Indian Rare Earths Ltd
  • David Abraham, Author, The Elements of Power
  • Jim Kennedy, President, ThREE Consulting 
  • Nabeel Mancheri, PhD, Marie Currie Fellow, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Leiden University
  • Jack Lifton, Founding Principal, Technology Metals Research 
  • Nigel Tunna, Vice President, Business Development, Argus 
  • Mark Seddon, Senior Manager, Consulting, Metals, Argus 

More speakers to be announced! 

What is in store for 2017:

  • Permanent magnet pre-conference seminar: Join us on Monday, June 12th for an in-depth, half-day seminar and hear perspectives on the future of rare earths demand for permanent magnets, how to mitigate supply chain risks and learn more about competing substitutes for rare earths in this sector. 
  • New west coast location: Meet with senior-level, rare earths industry participants from across the globe in the beautiful San Diego, California! Network and get deals done in a relaxed setting at the Rancho Bernardo Inn Resort! Learn more.  
  • Roundtable discussions: Engage in industry led, informal discussions over the issues shaping the global rare earths market including rare earths supply chain risks, upcoming projects, technology advancements and much more.

  • Brewery tour and reception - Stone Brewing Escondido: Join delegates for a brewery tour and offsite reception on Monday, June 13th! This event is complimentary for all registered delegates and transportation will be provided. 

2016 delegates visiting the Critical Materials Institute at the Colorado School of Mines:

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Hear perspectives on:

  • How might the new U.S. administration impact trade and tariff regulations with China?
  • What is the current state of rare earths production and mines outside of China? Is production from Brazil, South America, India and Australia a reliable source?
  • Which projects are making developments? How will new projects impact supply and pricing? 
  • Will permanent magnets, catalysts and electric vehicle batteries continue to be growing demand sectors? What substitutes are competing with rare earths in these sectors?
  • What advancements are being made in rare earths recycling and separation?

Plus much more! The full agenda will be announced shortly. 

Meet with CEOs, Directors, Presidents, Engineers, Commercial Managers, Procurement, Purchasing and Commodity Managers, Traders and many others from the following organizations:

Albemarle Corporation • Auer - Remy GmbH • B&C Speakers Spa • Blue Line Corporation • Bose Corporation • Commerce Resources Corp • Congressional Research Service/Library of Congress • Defense Logistics Agency Energy • Department of Energy • DLA Strategic Materials • Eutectix, LLC • Fort Wayne Metals • Fujian Changting Golden Dragon Rare-Earth Co.,Ltd • GAO • Geomega Resources Inc. • Hefa Rare Earth Canada Co. Ltd • Hicks Dome LLC • Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML), Leiden University, • Instituto De Ciencias Fisicas Unam • Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) • Johnson Matthey Process Technologies • Matamec Explorations Inc. • Oak Ridge National Laboratory • P.T. Tritunggal Sakti Mandiri • Palm Commodities International LLC • Polaris Rare Earth Materials • PT TIMAH (Persero) Tbk • Rainbow Rare Earths Limited • Rare Earth Salts • Regal Beloit • ROI Investors • Stanley Black & Decker • The Anchor House • Thinova Magnet Company Ltd. • Toyotsu Rare Earths Corporation • Treibacher Industrie Inc. • U.S. Geological Survey • U.S. Government Accountability Office • Urban Mining Co.

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Rancho Bernardo Inn
17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive
San Diego, California 92128
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Join delegates for an afternoon tour and reception on Monday, June 12th at 2:30PM
Stone Brewing
Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens
1999 W. Citracado Parkway
Escondido, California

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