Critical Minerals: Securing the Future of UK Advanced Engineering and Energy Transition

Wednesday 13th September 2023

Theatre :  Technology, Innovation and R&D 

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The panel discussion aims to provide insights into the challenges, opportunities and strategies related to critical minerals in the context of UK advanced engineering (alloys) and energy transition (batteries).

It will foster a comprehensive discussion among experts and stakeholders, highlighting the importance of mining, processing and recovery/recycling in securing the future of UK manufacturing. The panel will also explore the evolving demands of the energy transition and their impact on traditional minerals, highlighting the need for innovative approaches and collaborative efforts to ensure a resilient and sustainable supply chain.

Jamie Afnaim, Co-Founder at UnimetalsJamie Afnaim Co-Founder
Unimetals
Kirsty Benham, Founder at Critical Minerals AssociationKirsty Benham Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Critical Minerals Association
Lucy Smith, Ventures Lead at the Materials Processing InstituteLucy Smith Ventures Lead
Materials Processing Institute

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