Programa preliminar      

 

June 18
 

08:00 a.m.

 

 

 

General Admission and Welcome Coffee

 

 

 

09:30 a.m. to

10:10 a.m.

 

Opening Ceremony

 

Lic. Franco Mignacco, President, 2019 Conference Lithium in South America

Eng. Rodolfo Micone, President, COFEMIN

Dr. Miguel Soler, Mining and Hydrocarbon Secretary, Jujuy Province

CPA  Juan Carlos Abud, Minister for Economic Development and Production, Jujuy Province

Dr. Julio Ríos Gómez, President, SEGEMAR

Lic. Agustín Campero,  Secretary for Science and Technology Articulation, National Administration

Lic. Mariano Lamothe, Mining Development Under Secretary, National Administration

 

10:10 a.m. to

10:40 a.m.

 

“Overview of Argentine Republic’s lithium industry: current situation and projects’ outlook”

 

CPA Daniel Jerez, Geologist,  National Director for Mining Promotion

 

Lic. Geol. Tay Such, Director of Mining Investment Project Analysis and Development, National Administration
Geol. Emilio Toledo, Under-Secretary for Mining Development, National Administration

Lic. Victor Delbuono, Coordinator, Sector Statistics and Economic Studies, National Administration Ministry of Production.
Eng. José Gómez, National Mining Value Chain Service

 

 

10:40 a.m. to

11:30 a.m.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

“The evolving battery landscape – from mine to product”

 

Mr. Vivas Kumar, Battery supply chain specialist, Benchmark Minerals Intelligence

 

 

11:30 a.m. to

12:00  a.m.

 

 

“Current situation of lithium provinces and their progress in the competitive arena – Protocol of Good Practices for Lithium Exploration and Production in the lithium salars of Jujuy, Salta and Catamarca”

 

Dr. Miguel Soler, Mining and Hydrocarbon Secretary, Jujuy Province

Eng. Rodolfo Micone, Mining Secretary, Catamarca Province

Eng. Daniel Blasco, Mining Secretary, Salta Province

 

 

12:00 p.m. to

12:30 p.m. 

 

“Lithium market: Risks and opportunities for Argentina”

Victor Rodríguez, Main Consultant, CRU Group

 

 

12:30 p.m. to

02:00 p.m. 

 

Free time for lunch

 

02:00 p.m. to

02:20 p.m.

 

Innovation Panel: Lithium industry applied technologies

 

“Drying technologies in the lithium industry”

Eng. Sebastian Balut Repetto, Enercom

 

 

02:20 p.m. to

02:40 p.m.

 

“Lithium carbonate production at industrial scale by using lithium resins” Gary Zhang, Overseas Director, Sunresin
02:40 p.m. to

03:00 p.m.

 

 

“Value solutions to ensure operating continuity in lithium plants”
Eng, Felipe Cabrera, General Manager, Emerson

 

03:00 p.m. to

03:20 p.m.

 

 

“Cost reduction by technology improvement in lithium processing”   

Eng. Rodrigo Diaz Lizana, EPC Business Developer

Rockwell Automation

 

 

03:20 p.m. to

03:40 p.m.

 

 

Exploring For Lithium Salars Resources With Geophysical  Methods

Dr. Juan Pablo Ensinck,  Quantec Geoscience

 

 

03:40 p.m. to

 04:10 p.m.

Coffee Break
 

04:10 p.m. to

05:00 p.m.

Panel: “Legal considerations and communities”

 

Towards inclusive, participatory and representative approaches for sustainable lithium mineral resources management

Dr. María Sol Iriart, Alfaro Abogados  (Attorneys-at-Law)

 

“Experiences and challenges in Latin America: legal issues in the consulting process”.

Dr. Carlos Saravia Frias, Saravia Frias Abogados  (Attorneys-at-Law)

 

 

05:00 p.m. to

05:30 p.m.

“Olaroz: productiveness, quality and values”

Eng. Martín Pérez de Solay, Managing Director & CEO, Orocobre Limited

 

05:30 p.m. to

 06:30 p.m.

 

 

Panel: “How to attain technology developments and advances in Argentina?”

 

Moderator: Emily Hersh, Managing Partner, DCDB Group

-Eng. Carlos Galli,  Expert, formerly LSC Lithium

-Eng. María Inés Ulla, Mining Under-Secretary, Catamarca Province

-MBA. Daniel Jiménez, Expert, formerly SQM

-Dr. Álvaro Tesio, Investigator, CONICET, CIDMEJu

-Eng. Lucas Pizarro, Gasnor

 

 

June 19
09:00 a.m. to

 09:30 a.m.

“The Climate-Energy challenge. Lithium for climate actions and Environment”

Eng. José de Castro, COO, Integra Resources

09:30 a.m. to

10:00 a.m.

“Cauchari-Olaroz Project: Current status”
Eng. Gabriel Rubacha, CEO – Minera Exar
10:00 to

10:30 a.m.

“Price discovery and hedging in the lithium industry”

MM. Antonio Masiero, Business Development Analyst, London Metal Exchange

10:30 a.m. to

11:00 a.m.

Coffee Break
11:00 a.m. to

11:50 a.m.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

“The future of lithium”

MBA. Joe Lowry, “Mr.Lithium”, Global Lithium LLC

 

11:50 a.m. to

12:20 p.m.

“From Supervolcanoes to Salars: The Role of Volcanism in Forming the Largest Lithium Deposits in the World”
Ph.D. Tom Benson, Lead Global Exploration Geologist,  Lithium Americas Corp.
12:20 p.m. to

12:50 p.m. 

 

“Growth opportunities in the lithium value chain and China’s key role in its development”
Mr. Anthony Tse, Managing Director & CEO, Galaxy Lithium

 

12:50 a.m. to

02:30 p.m. 

Free time for lunch
02:30 p.m. to

03:00 p.m.

“Advantages of using renewable in lithium mining projects”

MBA. Iain Scarr, COO Millennial Lithium Corp.
Dr. Baltazar Sánchez, President, Ergy Solar S.R.L

03:00 p.m. to

 03:30 p.m.

 

“3Q: Argentina’s next lithium mine”
Dr. Tomás de Pablos, President, Liex S.A (Neo Lithium Corp.)

 

03:30 p.m. to

04:00 p.m.

 

“Cauchari JV Project: Jujuy’s new lithium producer”
Geól. Miguel Peral, Director, South American Salars, Advantage Lithium

 

04:00 p.m. to

04:30 p.m.

 

Coffee Break

 

04:30 p.m. to

05:00 p.m.

 

“Lithium mineralization controls in the Argentine Puna”
Dr. Martín Gozalvez, Geological-Mining Resource Directorate, SEGEMAR

05:00 p.m. to

05:30 p.m.

 

“A view of the Centenario Ratones project”

Eng. Daniel Chávez Díaz, CEO and VP, Eramine Sudamérica SA

 

05:30  p.m. to

06:00 p.m.

 

“JEMSE’s role in lithium development in Jujuy”

Eng. Carlos Oheler, President, Jujuy Energía y Minería Sociedad del Estado (JEMSE)