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Day 1

Wednesday 27 June 2018

Murdoch University Perth

Session 1: PLENARY

Session Chair: Colin Roberts

 8:30am

Welcome and OH&S Briefing

Colin Roberts, Conference Chair

 8:40am

Official Opening

Chris Davis, AusIMM Director

 9:10am

Taking Lithium Downstream in WA

Speaker: Phil Thick

 9:40am

Morning Tea break

 10:10am

Speaker: David Flanagan

 10:40am

Cathodes, Lithium Micas, Clay Deposit

Speaker: Adrian Griffin

 11:10am

Speaker: Jacqui Coombes

 11:40am

Methods for Recovering Lithium from Lithium Minerals

Speaker: Bogdan Dlugogorski

 12:10pm

Lunch

Session 2: EXPLORATION & GEOLOGY STREAM

 1:10pm

Challenges of Finding, Evaluating, and Reporting Mineral Resources of Lithium Brine Deposits

Speaker: Eric Ronald

 1:30pm

West African Craton - New Lithium Frontier: Re-Discovery of Spodumene Rich Pegmatites in Ghana

Speaker: Len Kolff

 1:50pm

Assessment of Lithium Geological Potential in Europe

Speaker: Blandine Goucerol

 2:10pm

Lithium Exploration in Guyana, South America

Speaker: John Watts

 2:30pm

Exploring for, and Assessing, Potential of Lithium-Enriched pegmatites

Speaker: Peter Spitalny

 2:50pm

Afternoon Tea break

 3:20pm

Lithium-Rich Pegmatites of the Bynoe Field, Northern Territory

Speaker: Dave Rawlings

 3:40pm

Direct in Field Measurement of Lithium Using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

Speaker: Andrew Somers

 4:00pm

Maximising Utilization of the Separation Rapids Petalite/Lepidolite Ore Body, Ontario Canada

Speaker: Dave Marsh

 4:20pm

The Sonora Lithium Project – Not Getting Stuck in the Mud

Speaker: Andrea McGlynn

 4:40pm

Day 1 Close

 5:00pm

Networking

Session 3: METALLURGY STREAM

 1:10pm

Lithium Extraction from Ores by Roasting and Leaching

Speaker: Omesh Bharatiya

 1:30pm

In-situ XRD Observations of Spodumene Calcination

Speaker: Hans Oskierski

 1:50pm

Processing Lepidolite into Lithium Chemicals - Current Technology and Desert Lion Energy's Namibian Project Development

Speaker: Katherine Tattersall

 2:10pm

Development of SiLeach® Technology for the Extraction of Lithium from Silicate Minerals

Speaker: Chris Griffith

 2:30pm

Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Sodium Oleate Adsorption on (110) Spodumene Surfaces in Saltwater for a Range of pH Values: Adsorption Bridges and Their Lifetimes

Speaker: Pedro Toledo

 2:50pm

Afternoon Tea break

 3:20pm

Natural Grade by Size Deportment in a Hard Rock Lithium Ore

Speaker: Laurence Dyer

 3:40pm

Development of Direct Extraction Technology (DXP Technology) for the Salar Del Rincon Lithium Project

Speaker: Chris Griffith

 4:00pm

Application of Microwave Energy in the Heat Treatment of Spodumene

Speaker: Aleksandar Nikoloski

 4:20pm

Investigations into a Novel Process for Lithium Chemicals Production; pH Adjustment and Solution Purification

Speaker: Aleksandar Nikoloski

 4:40pm

Day 1 Close

 5:00pm

Networking