The LME Metals Seminar 2022 has now ended.

Thank you for joining us for the LME Metals Seminar. Below is the agenda for 2022. Join us during LME Week in 2023!

07.45 - Registration

Doors open for registration

Breakfast and networking

08.15 - LME Metals Seminar starts

James Cressy, Interim LME Clear CEO

08.20 - CEO welcome address

Nicolas Aguzin, Chief Executive, HKEX

08.35 - Industry keynote address

Inka Guixa, CEO, La Farga

08.55 - Economic keynote: global economic outlook

Sven Smit, McKinsey & Company 

09.20 - From globalisation to regionalisation – how the geopolitical landscape is shaping the metals market

Moderator - Robin Martin, Head of Market Development, LME


10.05 - Break

10.30 - The Metals Debate

Moderator - Andrea Hotter, Special Correspondent, Fastmarkets

11.40 - Break

12.00 - Spotlight on China policy and its impact on metals

Moderator - Yang Liu, Head of China Sales, LME


Topic: Understanding China – Priorities and uncertainties

  • China's economic outlook
  • China policy interpretation and implementation
  • How China's policy may impact the metals market
  • New drivers of China's future

12.45 - From end to end - setting expectations in ESG performance

  • Are the expectations of consumers realistic?
  • Are the frustrations of producers justified?
  • What initiatives have a chance to bridge any gaps?
  • Does ESG undermine competitiveness?
  • How do we make sense of ESG data? (is it reliable?)
  • E vs ESG

Moderator - Stacy Hope, Ph.D, Managing Director, Women in Mining UK


13.30 - Networking lunch

14.00 - LME Sustainability Afternoon 

The LME Sustainability Afternoon 2022 has now ended. 

14.00-14.15 - LME self-assessment – progress against the LME sustainability strategy

Georgina Hallett, Chief Sustainability Officer, LME

14.15-14.35 - LMEpassport – the drive to transparency and comparability

Hugo Brodie, VP – Sustainability, LME

14.35-14.55 - Responsible sourcing – highlights from year one

Nicole Hanson, Responsible Sourcing Manager, LME

14.55-15.15 - The producer view – independent assessment of progress

Ilse Schoeters, Head of Responsible Sourcing - Metals and Minerals, Glencore 

15.15-15.35 - Walking the walk: net zero plans

Alice Lim, AVP - Sustainability, LME

Speaker: Simon Weaver, KPMG

15.35-15.45 - Break

15.45-16.30 - The ESG debate

E vs S vs G - How inter-dependent are the ESG markers, or should we be prioritising one over the others? Representatives for each sector will give a seven-minute presentation on why their issue should be the focus, followed by a group debate.

Moderator - Jeremy Grant.


16.30 - Close 

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