11:15‐11:30 Scene setting by Prof. Dr. Jonathan Holslag, VUB, Brussels, Belgium
In this introduction we intend to provide an overview how China, the USA and Europe are securing access to future mineral supply
as a result of growing demand.
11:30‐11:40 Mr. Peter Handley, EU DG GROW, Brussels, Belgium
In this section we intend to highlight the challenges the EU faces in securing access to metals in the context of the EU
Green Deal. We will shed some light on the European Raw Materials Alliance.
11:40‐11:50 Prof. Dr. Gavin M. Mudd, Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering,
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
In this section we intend to compare overall global demand with existing and planned supply.
12:35‐14:00 Lunch break