World Copper Conference 2017

World Copper Conference 2017

With attendance from miners, smelters and financial institutions, the World Copper Conference is a major gathering of the copper industry. ICA will host a workshop on demand and substitution on Day 1, and conduct a session on the future of copper demand on Day 3.

WORKSHOP DATE: Monday, 3 Apr 2017 | TIME: 14:30 – 1600
SESSION DATE: Wednesday, 5 Apr 2017 | TIME: 12:00 – 12:30
LOCATION: Grand Hyatt Santiago, Av. Pdte. Kennedy Lateral 4601, Chile

ICA Workshop: Copper Demand and Substitution

ICA will present the latest information on how electric vehicles, substitution, Chinese demand and regulations are projected to influence copper use in an interactive and focused workshop. The following topics will be covered:

  • How important are electric vehicles for future copper demand?
  • Is substitution from aluminum alloy wire & cable a cause for concern?
  • What is the real impact of China’s 13th five-year investment plan on copper demand?
  • What are the key new regulations affecting copper use and what impact will they have?

Moderator: Colin Bennett, Market Analysis and Outreach, International Copper Association Ltd.

Speakers:
Electromobility: Fred Ni, BYD Americas andFranco Gonzalez, IDTechEx
Aluminum Alloys: Sandy Monahan, The Martec Group
China’s 13th Five Year Plan: Li Bin, Jiangsu Shangshang Cable Group
Substitution and Regulation: Paul Dewison, MetalsPlus


Key Issues Related to Future Copper Demand (Session 4)

Expert speakers will address the following topics:

  • Impact on electric vehicles and overall electro-mobility trends
  • Threat from aluminum and aluminum alloy in wire & cable
  • China’s 13th five-year plan – Update and expansion of copper impact analysis
  • Key regulatory environments and their copper impact

Moderator: Colin Bennett, Market Analysis and Outreach, International Copper Association Ltd.

Speakers:
Electromobility: Fred Ni, BYD Americas and Franco Gonzalez, IDTechEx
Aluminum Alloys: Sandy Monahan, The Martec Group
China’s 13th Five Year Plan: Li Bin, Jiangsu Shangshang Cable Group
Substitution and Regulation: Paul Dewison, MetalsPlus