Technical Program

Learn from subject matter experts as they evaluate where critical mineral markets are today, as well where they are projected to go over the next decade.


9:00 am
Global Climate Change – Why are We Concerned about Climate Change and What Data is Out There to Support it?
John Uhrie, Energy Fuels Resources Inc. Lakewood, CO


9:30 am
Greenhouse Gas Emissions – Where do Emissions Come from and How Can We Quantify this?
Anne Williamson, Wood Plc., Albuquerque, NM

10:00 am
Energy Production – How Can We Possibly make Enough “Green” Energy to Supply the World? Does Nuclear Need to be Part of the Equation

11:00 am
Mobile Battery Storage / Nickel
Michelle Michot Foss, Rice University, Houston, TX

1:00 pm
John Hippchen, Copper Development Association (CDA), McLean, VA

1:30 pm
Rare Earth Elements
Santa Jansone-Popova, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

2:00 pm
Mine Permitting
Kate Sweeney, National Mining Association, Washington, DC

3:00 pm
U.S. Smelter Needs
Mike Moats, Missouri University of Science &Technology, Rolla, MO

3:30 pm
General Overview in Determining Materials Criticality for Energy Needs
Rod Eggert, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO


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