Lithium & Graphite – One Day Seminar


Date(s) - Monday, 15/08/2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Burswood on Swan


aig_cpdhrs_6-5The AIG WA Branch presents…

A one day seminar on
Lithium & Graphite


Monday 15th August, 2016
8.00am Registration, tea/coffee
8.30am Commence seminar



Burswood on Swan
1 Camfield Dr, Burswood 6100.   (Free parking available)


Preliminary Program

  • Jason Chesters, Patersons: Graphite & Lithium markets—perception and reality
  • John Sykes, CET-UWA: Entering complex concave metal markets: lessons from the previous lithium and rare earths boom for the current lithium and graphite booms
  • Andrew Scogings, CSA Global: Global review of Lithium and Graphite
  • Lee Hassan, Trevor Beardsmore GSWA: Review of lithium and graphite deposits of Western Australia
  • Pat Scallan, Talison Lithium: Greenbushes – Powered by lithium
  • Andrew Spinks, Kibaran Resources: Development of Epanko graphite deposit for the high growth battery markets
  • Camilo de los Hoyos, SRK Argentina: An overview on brine exploration and resource/reserve estimation
  • Simon Willis, Simulus Group: Brine solubility modelling with OLI and SysCAD—the best of both worlds
  • Michael Cunningham, SRK Consulting: An overview of graphite projects from Asia to East Africa
  • David Crook, Pioneer Resources: Exploring for LCT pegmatites in both Canada and Australia
  • Evgenia Lebedeva: Analytical and mineralogical aspects of Li and C analysis
  • Peter Adamini, Independent, Metallurgical Operations Pty Ltd: Graphite processing—options for lab testing and scaling up to production
  • Mark Pearce, CSIRO: Characterisation (mineralogy/microstructures) of the Nunasvaara graphite deposit, Talga Resources Sweden
  • Mark Thompson, Talga Resources: Innovative process for large-scale production of graphene direct from raw graphite ore
  • Grant Louw, CSA Global: Common pitfalls in graphite mineral resource estimation

Thank you to our sponsors for supporting this seminar

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For catering purposes, registration will close at 5.00pm Tuesday 9th August 2016. at our extended deadline – 5pm, Thursday 11th August, 2016.

AIG Members $165
Non-members $300
Students $110 (A number of limited places available)
Unemployed AIG members $ 110 (A number of limited places available)

All prices include GST.
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For further information contact Jocelyn Thomson or phone (08) 9355 2164.
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