Building on the success of Pb2015, this year’s event will set out the future landscape for the lead and lead battery industries and consider how to ensure the long-term prosperity of the lead industry in a changing environment.
Aim: To outline the global outlook for lead and lead batteries through the views of lead producers, users and leading market analysts.
Keynote presentation – Long Term Vision for the Lead Industry
Florian von Steinkeller, Britannia Refined Metals, UK
Global Market Outlook for Lead
Neil Hawkes, CRU, UK
Developments in the Chinese Lead Market
Huw Roberts, CHR Metals, UK
Future for Automotive Lead Batteries
Speaker to be advised
Global Battery Market Outlook
Christophe Pillot, Avicenne, France
Aim: To review the future direction of lead battery technology developments, the implications in terms of future customer demands and what lead producers may contribute to better performing lead batteries.
Lead Battery Technical Developments and Implications for Lead Producers
Norbert Maleschitz, Exide Technologies, Germany
What Can Global Collaboration on Lead Battery Research Really Deliver?
Tim Ellis, RSR Corporation, USA
Aim: To understand what constitutes a truly sustainable lead battery and how the lead industry can help make it happen.
The Role of Recycling on Battery Lifecycle Impacts
Linda Gaines, Argonne National Laboratories, USA
How to Measure and Reduce the Environmental Footprint of Lead and Lead Batteries
Alistair Davidson, International Lead Association, UK
Options for Minimising Air Emissions through the Battery Life Cycle.
- Recent Progress and Future Directions.
Russell Kemp, Ramboll Environ, USA
Smelterless Lead Recycling at Aqua Metals
Steve Clarke, Aqua Metals, USA
Boliden Case Study - Applying Sustainability Principles to Mining and Smelting
Christer Ryman, Boliden Group, Sweden
Aim: To review industry initiatives aimed at improving the recognition of lead and lead battery benefits while managing reputational risks.
US Communications Program - Promoting Lead Batteries
Tammy Stankey, Doe Run, USA
Environmentally Sound Lead Management Solutions for Emerging Economies
Brian Wilson, International Lead Association, UK
Initiatives to Improve the Environmental Performance of the Lead and Lead Battery Industry in China
Yeo Lin, Zhejiang University, China
Enhancing Lead Battery Communications With End Users
Jill Ledger, Ledger & Woolf, UK
Aim: To describe the future regulatory landscape to which the lead industry must adapt to prosper.
Global Trends in Regulations on Lead - Overview
Steve Binks, International Lead Association, UK
Development in the EU ELV Directive and Impact on Lead and Lead Battery Industry
Tobias Bahr, European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA), Belgium
EU Batteries Directive and the Circular Economy
Rene Schroeder, EUROBAT, Belgium
The Drivers Behind Reducing Occupational Exposure Limits for Lead Worldwide
Cris Williams, International Lead Association, USA