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Free webinar series: Covid-19 & the battery raw material market

Find out what the impact of Covid-19 on the battery market has been, and how you can prepare for the near term.

Join the live webinar, and you'll be able to questions directly to our panel of experts. 

Register to attend even if you can't make the time specified. We'll send you a link afterwards to watch the recording on-demand. 

Upcoming Fastmarkets battery raw materials webinars:

How will electric vehicle markets respond post Covid-19?
Tuesday, 18 August
10am New York | 3pm London | 10pm Shanghai

An hour long session tackling EV markets and how they will respond during the Covid-19 recovery and which key trends look set to define the new future.

- Will we see a change in approach from OEMs following the end of lockdown?
- Have EVs & batteries been shielded from the economic downturn?
- Will there be a change in attitude from consumers towards more environmentally friendly vehicles?
- What impact will the stimulus measures in China have on EV consumption? Will we see a recovery in these markets?
- Will the current situation present an opportunity for greater diversification of the supply chain outside of APAC?

Covid-19 & the battery raw material supply chain
Originally recorded on 21 May
Available on-demand

Join Fastmarkets' in-house experts for a 1.5 hour long session looking at:

- How Covid-19 has disrupted the battery raw material supply chain. 
- The lasting impacts this may have on the market (or how it won't).
- The impact on nickel, cobalt and lithium specifically. 

William Adams, Head of Battery Raw Materials Research, Fastmarkets
Susan Zou, Minors, Ores and Alloys Editor, Asia, Fastmarkets
Charlotte Radford, Minors, Ores and Alloys Editor, Europe, Fastmarkets

How Covid-19 has impacted lithium markets
Originally recorded on 23 June
Available on-demand

An hour long session tackling how Covid-19 has impacted lithium markets in regards to supply, demand and prices.

We'll be asking questions such as:

- Where are we now? A review of the lithium market compared to this time last year. 
- How has Covid-19 impacted lithium production globally?
- What is the investment potential in the lithium market? What forces are driving this?
- Will we see any shifts in the supply chain to reduce reliance on China?

Daniel Jimenez, PartneriLi Markets
Emily Hersh, Managing PartnerDCDB Research
William Adams, Head of Battery Raw Materials ResearchFastmarkets
Dalila Ouerghi, Senior Price Reporter, Fastmarkets

Click here to watch the webinar 'How has Covid-19 impacted lithium markets?' on-demand >>

Critical look into the impact of Covid-19 on cathode materials
Originally recorded on 21 July
Available on-demand

An hour-long panel discussion tackling important market developments in cathodes from both an upstream and downstream perspective. There will be a specific focus on cobalt & nickel.

- What chemistries are emerging as the leading choice for OEMs? 
- How has Covid-19 disrupted nickel & cobalt supplies globally? How will this impact supply & demand moving forward?
- What inefficiencies has the pandemic exposed in the cathodes supply chain?
- What has driven the reemergence of LFP batteries in EVs?
- Are million mile batteries the way forward?
- Will there be enough of the right sort of nickel for the battery industry in the years ahead? If not, when is a shortage likely to bite?
- What has been the problem with HPAL plants, and can these be changed to make NiSO4 more directly?
- NCA vs NMC: What will be the dominant chemistry moving forward? 


Julie Liang, Deputy Director of Board Office, CMOC
Denis Sharypin, Head of Market Research, Norilsk Nickel
Jingwen Sun, Executive Director - Equity Research, Minmetals Secruities
Susan Zou, Minors, Ores and Alloys Editor - Asia, Fastmarkets
Charlotte Radford, Minors, Ores and Alloys Editor - Europe, Fastmarkets

Click here to view the recording of 'Critical look into the impact of Covid-19 on cathode materials' >>

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This content is provided by Fastmarkets MB Events for informational purposes only, and it reflects the market and industry conditions and presenter’s opinions and affiliations available at the time of the presentation.