07.50 - Registration and breakfast

09.00 - Welcome and housekeeping

09.10 - CEO welcome 

Nicolas Aguzin, CEO, HKEX

09.30 - Industry keynote address

Máximo Pacheco Matte, Chairman, Codelco

09.50 - Economic keynote: global economic outlook

Saad Rahim, Chief Economist, Trafigura 

10.10 - Fireside chat

  • Deshnee Naidoo, CEO, Vale Base Metals
  • Matthew Chamberlain, CEO, LME

10.40 - 11.10 - Break

The LME will be hosting a 20-minute sustainability-specific networking session during the morning break on the 2nd floor of the exhibition area.

11.10 - The metals debate and outlook 

Moderator: Andrea Hotter, Special Correspondent, Fastmarkets

  • Aluminium - Jorge Vazquez, Managing Director of Market Intelligence and Industry Consulting, HARBOR Aluminium
  • Copper - Max Layton, Managing Director, Citi Research
  • Lead/Zinc – Simon Morris, Head of Base Metals, CRU
  • Nickel - Jim Lennon, Commodity Strategy, Macquarie Bank
  • Steel - Laura Varriale, Managing Editor of Ferrous Metals EMEA, S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • Tin - Jeremy Pearce, Market Intelligence & Communications International Tin Association

12.20 - The future of sustainability: threats and opportunities

Moderator: Henry Sanderson, Executive Editor, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence


  • Phil Bloomer, Executive Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
  • Jill Cooper, Director Responsible Investing, Orion Resource Partners
  • Adam C.T Matthews, Chief Responsible Investment Officer, Church of England Pensions Board

13.00 - Lunch

Neveah’s Trade Operations Officer, Anuoluwapo Awolola,  will be hosting a 20-minute sponsor spotlight session on the topic of Nigerian Base Metals: An Overview on the 2nd floor of the exhibition area.  Please do join Neveah for this short presentation.

Please note food will be available until 14.30

14.00 - Nickel market update

Robin Martin, Head of Market Development, LME

14.20 - Steel scrap, the next iron ore

Host: Alberto Xodo, VP Sales, LME

Speaker: Phillip Price, Manager - Recycled Steel Trading, Anglo American

14.40 - Chemistry, storage and what’s next: the evolving state of battery material

Host: Barry Corbett, Head of Buy-Side Sales, LME

Speaker: Ken Hoffman, Senior Expert - AP, McKinsey’s Sustainability

15.00 - With great power, comes great sustainability: can metals deliver against their superhero status?

Alice Lim, Head of Corporate Sustainability, LME and Nicole Hanson, Head of Responsible Business, LME

15.20 - Close

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