Wood Mackenzie Paris Metals Briefing 2019

Join us to discuss the issues facing the industry and listen to our regional and global experts give their latest views.

Wood Mackenzie Paris Metals Briefing 2019

Our Paris briefing, will be taking place on the 4th July at the Marriott Champs Elysees Hotel, and this year will be focusing on 2019's hottest metals.

Our industry-leading analysts will be presenting on the following topics:

  • Aluminium: How and where will the looming shortages in bauxite, alumina, and aluminium be addressed?
  • Battery Raw Materials: Supply-chain challenges for an electrified world
  • Copper: Risks and opportunities on the next wave of projects
  • Iron Ore: How to fill the near term supply gap, and what happens when the loss of Vale product is resolved?
  • Corporate: Who are the winners & losers in the race to develop projects?

Spaces at this event are very limited, register here to reserve your place today.


Event Details

Date: Thursday 4 July 2019

Location: Paris Marriott Champs Elysees Hotel, 70 Avenue des Champs-Elysees, Paris, 75008, France


  • Registration: 1:30 pm
  • Presentations: 2:00 to 5:00 pm
  • Networking drinks until: 6:00 pm

For more information about this event please contact martyn.nixon@woodmac.com.



1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM

Registration & Refreshments

Speaker Sessions  
2:00 PM  -  2:05 PM



Simon Morris 
2:05 PM  -  2:35 PM

Where next for bauxite, alumina and aluminium supply?

With China increasing its policing of upstream supply, what are the implications for Chinese domestic production, Chinese- sponsored offshore developments and for the rest of the world.


Carl Firman 
2:40 PM  -  3:10 PM

Supply chain challenges for an electrified world

EV/Energy storage outlook, supply of Li, Co, Ni, Graphite, Mn


Gavin Montgomery 
Break Times  
3:10 PM  -  3:30 PM

Refreshment break

Speaker Sessions  
3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM

Risks and opportunities on the next wave of projects

Strong orebody economics and physicals are critical to a project’s success, but so is location – with many projects just too hard to develop. Where are the risks/ opportunities and what do companies need to do to succeed?


William Tankard
4:05 PM  -  4:35 PM

Iron ore supply shocks: how to balance the market

Who can take advantage of US$100/tonne iron ore?


Alex Griffiths 
4:40 PM  -  5:00 PM

Who are the winners & losers in the race to develop projects?


Simon Morris, 
Julian Kettle 
5:00 PM  -  6:15 PM

Networking drinks

Join The Wood Mackenzie team after the briefing for an hour of networking on the Terrace.