Technical Workshop on Copper End Use

Technical Workshop on Copper End Use

This workshop will review the long-term fundamentals of copper demand and the realities of copper substitution, as well as discuss the role and benefits of copper in society.

DATE: Friday, 28 Oct 2016 | TIME: 14:00 – 16:00
LOCATION: Hyatt Churchill Hotel, 30 Portman Square, London W1H 7BH

SESSION 1: 14:00 – 14:30

  • Introduction to event and overview of topics for the day
  • The role and benefits of copper in society

Speakers:
Jean-Sebastien Jacques, CEO, Rio Tinto; Chairman, International Copper Association, Ltd.
Anthony Lea, President, International Copper Association, Ltd.


SESSION 2: 14:30 – 15:15
Long-term fundamentals of copper demand

  • The basic drivers: population, electrification, urbanization, vehicle/appliance ownership
  • The intensity-of-use drivers: distributed generation, electric vehicles, energy efficiency
  • Impact of China’s 13th five-year plan on selected copper sectors

Moderator: Anthony Lea, President, International Copper Association, Ltd.
Speakers:Ashley Brinson, Warren Center, Sydney, Australia. Authors of the Copper Roadmap 2030.
Richard Xu, Regional Director, International Copper Association, Asia


SESSION 3: 15:15 – 16:00
The realities of global substitution

  • Key data on substitution – by product, application, functionality, region and trends since 2005
  • Substitution vs. miniaturization
  • Future for automotive wire harness

Moderator:Colin Bennett, Global Manager, Market Intelligence and Data, International Copper Association, Ltd.
Speakers:Paul Dewison, MetalsPlus (Substitution)
Keith Miller, Martec Group (Automotive harness)
Ian Hiscock, Commodities Research Unit (Miniaturization)


CLOSE OF WORKSHOP: 16:00