CONGRESS 2017
The world’s premier titanium and
zirconium conference
Programme


 
Monday 13 November 2017
 
Welcome Cocktail Reception -
sponsored by Piacentini & Son
10:00 - 17:00
Congress Registration
InterContinental Hotel Hong Kong
18:00 - 21:00
Welcome Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by Piacentini & Son
Grand Ballroom Foyer
InterContinental Hotel Hong Kong
Day 1
Tuesday 14 November 2017
08:00
Congress Registration
Grand Ballroom Foyer
InterContinental Hotel Hong Kong
09:00
Welcome and Opening Address
David McCoy, Executive Chairman
TZ Minerals International Pty Ltd
09:10
Keynote Presentation
Keynote Presentation
 
TiO2 Pigment and End Use Markets
09:40
Venator – The Future
Simon Turner, President and Chief Executive Officer
Venator
10:00
Lomon Billions: Consolidation and Growth
Bruce Griffin, Senior Vice President Strategic Development
Lomon Billions
10:20
Questions
10:25
Morning Tea Break
Grand Ballroom Foyer
10:55
Industry Participant
Industry Participant
11:15
TiO2 cycle: Will it Continue or End Soon?
Eric Bender, General Manager MSSP
TZMI Inc.
11:35
Industry Participant
Industry Participant
11:55
Questions
12:00
Lunch Break
Grand Ballroom Foyer
 
Zirconium and Markets
12:50
Latest innovations in ceramic tile production and digital printing application
Javier Cabedo, General Manager
Endeka Ceramics
13:10
Understanding the Recovery of the Zircon Market
Gavin Diener, Chief Operations Officer
TZ Minerals International Pty Ltd
13:30
The Zircon Life Cycle Assessment – a First for the Industry
Keven Harlow, Executive Director
Zircon Industry Association
13:50
Questions
13:55
Afternoon Tea Break
Grand Ballroom Foyer
 
New Project Developments
14:35
Emerging Mineral Sands Developer
Luke Graham, CEO and Managing Director
Strandline Resources
14:55
The Mutamba Mineral Sands Project - Taking it to Development
David Archer, Chief Executive Officer
Savannah Resources PLC
15:15
The Emerging Force in Mineral Sands
Bruce McFadzean, Managing Director
Sheffield Resources Ltd
15:35
Australia’s Next Mineral Sands Miner
Patrick Mutz, Managing Director
Image Resources
15:55
Questions
16:00
CLOSE OF DAY 1
Day 2
Wednesday 15 November 2017
08:00
Congress Registration
Grand Ballroom Foyer
InterContinental Hotel Hong Kong
09:00
Welcome to Day 2
Gavin Diener, Chief Operating Officer
TZ Minerals International Pty Ltd
 
Titanium Feedstocks and Industry Updates
09:05
Developments in Mineral Sands
Matthew Blackwell, Head of Marketing
Iluka Resources Ltd
09:25
Titanium Feedstock Outlook and Role of China
Galvin Lim, Principal Consultant
TZ Minerals International Pty Ltd
09:45
Entering existing markets with new products
Jorulf Kyrkjeeide, Chief Marketing Officer
TiZir Limited
10:05
Industry Participant
Industry Participant
10:25
Questions
10:30
Morning Tea Break
Grand Ballroom Foyer
10:55
Impact of New Mining Laws on Beach Sands Mineral Industry in India
Deependra Singh, Chairman and Managing Director
Indian Rare Earths Ltd
11:15
MZI and Keysbrook: A new recipe for mineral sands
Martin Purvis, CEO
MZI Resources Ltd
11:35
Dry Bulk Shipping: The Shape of the Recovery
Peter Malpas, Director
Braemar ACM Shipbroking
11:55
Questions
12:00
Lunch Break
Grand Ballroom Foyer
 
New Project Developments
13:00
Sustainable Supply Chains for Zirconium and Hafnium Chemicals
Alister MacDonald, General Manager - Marketing
Alkane Resources Ltd
13:20
Kalbar’s Fingerboard Project – the Next Source of Global Zircon Supply
Victor Hugo, Chief Operating Officer
Kalbar Resources
13:40
A New Supply of Garnet and Rutile to Europe
Ivar Fossum, Chief Executive Officer
Nordic Mining ASA
14:00
BlueJay Mining
Rod McIllree, Managing Director
BlueJay Mining PLC
14:20
Questions
14:25
Afternoon Tea Break
Grand Ballroom Foyer
 
Titanium Metal
14:45
Titanium Metal - Commercial Airframes Trends and Forecasting
Henry Seiner, Vice President of Business Strategy
TIMET, Titanium Metals Corporation
15:05
Industry Participant
Industry Participant
15:25
Titanium Metal Market Update
David McCoy, Executive Chairman
TZ Minerals International Pty Ltd
15:45
Questions
16:05
Close of Day 2 and Congress 2017
Programme is subject to change. All delegates will be notified of the final programme prior to the Congress.


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WHO WILL ATTEND

Professionals from the titanium and zircon industry, their suppliers and customers.

THEMES INCLUDE

- Mineral sands producers
- New projects
- Zirconium and Zircon
- TiO2 pigment
- End-use markets
- Titanium metal
- Regional focuses
- Sustainability

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