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Keynote Conference - 31 August 2023

07:30 - REGISTRATION & REFRESHMENTS
09:00 - 09:10
WELCOME REMARKS, ACKNOWLEDGMENT TO COUNTRY & INTRODUCTION OF EVENT
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Katharine Hole
Chief Executive Officer
Association for the Battery Recycling Industry

09:10 - 09:30
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
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Martijn Wilder AM
Chairman

National Reconstruction Fund

AUSTRALIA IN 2030 – THE OPPORTUNITY FOR BATTERY RECYCLING AND A CIRCULAR ECONOMY

09:30 - 09:50
LEAD PRESENTATION: ENERGIZING THE FUTURE - BATTERY RECYCLING MARKET OUTLOOK AND OPPORTUNITIES
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Laura Hubbard

Managing Consultant, APAC

Wood McKenzie 

09:50 - 10:45
PANEL DISCUSSION: AUSTRALIA IN 2030 – THE OPPORTUNITY FOR BATTERY RECYCLING AND A CIRCULAR ECONOMY
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Nicholas Assef (Session Chair)

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Battery Pollution Technologies

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Prof Scott Donne

Professor of Electrochemistry & Energy Storage

University of Newcastle

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Sam Maresh

Former President

General Electric Australia

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Ben Pritchard

Manager, Customer Solutions

Envirostream

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Peter Colacino

Principal

Modifica Advisory

10:45 - REFRESHMENTS BREAK
11:00 - 11:45
PANEL DISCUSSION: LOOKING AT TOMORROW TODAY – RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY INSIGHTS
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Nicholas Assef (Session Chair)

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Battery Pollution Technologies

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Prof Scott Donne

Professor of Electrochemistry & Energy Storage

University of Newcastle

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Professor Deepak Dubal

Academic Lead International & Engagement

Queensland University of Technology

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Greg Leach

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Blockhead Technologies

LEADERSHIP AND ROADBLOCKS IN DEVELOPING AUSTRALIA’S BATTERY RECYCLING CAPABILITY

11:45 - 12:45
PANEL DISCUSSION: LEADERSHIP AND ROADBLOCKS IN DEVELOPING AUSTRALIA’S BATTERY RECYCLING CAPABILITY
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Ben Pritchard (Session Chair) 

Manager, Customer Solutions

Envirostream

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Adam Best

Principal Research Scientist

CSIRO

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Libby Chaplin

Chief Executive Officer

Battery Stewardship Council

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Dickson Leow

General Manager

Infinitev

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Phil Crotty

Managing Director

LG Energy Solution

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Dr Frank Mendham

Director

Mendham Consultants 

LUNCH PRESENTATION

13:00 - 13:15
PRESENTATION: A CIRCULAR FUTURE FOR BATTERIES - THE ESSENTIAL ROADMAP FOR DECARBONISATION
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Libby Chaplin

Chief Executive Officer

Battery Stewardship Council

BATTERY CIRCULAR ECONOMY

13:30 - 14:00
PRESENTATION: VALUE-ADD ENGINEERING IN THE EV BATTERY CIRCULAR ECONOMY
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Dickson Leow

General Manager

Infinitev

14:00 - 14:30
PRESENTATION: NSW EPA POLICIES AND PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT THE BATTERY CIRCULAR ECONOMY
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Stephen Beaman

Executive Director, Regulatory Practice & Services

NSW Environment Protection Authority

REACHING MATURITY IN OUTCOMES FOCUSED REGULATION

14:30 - 15:15
PANEL DISCUSSION: REACHING MATURITY IN OUTCOMES FOCUSED REGULATION
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Adriaan van der Merwe (Session Chair) 

Special Counsel

Hamilton Locke

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Matt Arkell

Principal Technical Advisor - Dangerous Goods

NSW Environment Protection Authority

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Penelope Crossley

Associate Professor of Energy and Resources Law

The University of Sydney Law School

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Pat Behan

National Renewable Energy Leader

AON

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Katharine Hole

Chief Executive Officer

Association for the Battery Recycling Industry

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Rose Webb

Chair, National Regulators Community of Practice

Aust-NZ School of Government (ANZSOG) 

15:15 - REFRESHMENTS BREAK

AUSTRALIAN AND INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LANDSCAPE

15:30 - 16:15
PANEL DISCUSSION: EMERGING, EARLY STAGE AND START UP SECTOR – GRANTS, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
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Jason Faulkner (Session Chair)

Managing Director

Australis Ventures

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Rebecca Barnes

National Grants Manager

RSM Australia

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Luan Atkinson

Chief Executive Officer

Renewable Metals

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Daniel Thompson

Partner

Johnson, Winter, Slattery

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Dominic Spooner

Chief Executive Officer

Vaulta

16:15 - 17:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN THE MATURE RECYCLING MARKET
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Laura Hubbard (Session Chair)

Managing Consultant, APAC

Wood McKenzie 

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Stuart Blackadder

Director, Equity

Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF)

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Joe Brereton

Associate Director

LCC Asia Pacific

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Lachy Haynes

Energy Transition Partner

PwC Australia 

Dr Karl Baltpurvins

Chief Executive Officer

Pure Environmental

17:00 - 17:05
CLOSING REMARKS
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Katharine Hole
Chief Executive Officer
Association for the Battery Recycling Industry

17:05 - 19:00
NETWORKING DRINKS AT ZETA BAR, HILTON SYDNEY


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