AusIMM and Murdoch University are excited to host this year's Lithium and Battery Metals Conference as a completely new digital experience.

Covering the entire life-cycle of lithium and other battery metals, the conference will offer unparalleled opportunities to hear from influential keynote speakers and collaborate with global industry leaders on the latest research, developments and innovative technologies relating to Lithium and its expanding market.

While we will miss the opportunity to see you face to face, we are excited to collaborate with you virtually!

Join us this August for a packed program of industry expert presentations, live Q&A’s, panel discussions and more! Dates, program and registration details will be announced shortly.

All AusIMM digital conferences feature

Keynotes and Interactive Panels

Watch 4 live keynote sessions and contribute to the discussion. Sessions will be recorded and placed on demand for up to 6 months post event


Explore a suite of on-demand technical presentations, available anytime for up to 6 months post event (presentations to be announced!)


Your chance to engage and exchange contact details with resource industry professionals around the globe

A Virtual

Interact with industry partners via one on one virtual meetings

Keynote Speakers

Prof Jacques Eksteen

COO and Research Director, Future Battery Industries CRC

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Prof Ray Wills

Managing Director, Future Smart Strategies

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Marina Yakovleva

Global Commercial Manager, New Product Technology Development, FMC Corporation

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Craig Heidrich

Executive Director, Australasian Pozzolan Association

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Paul Bloxham

Chief Economist Australia and New Zealand, HSBC

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Jeffrey Haworth

Executive Director, Geological Survey and Resource Strategy, Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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Dr Chris Vernon

Program Director, Processing, CSIRO Mineral Resources

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Andrew Bloodworth

Science Director Policy: Decarbonisation and Resource Management, British Geological Survey

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Jeremy Chang

Executive Director, Sichuan Calciner Technology

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Ashley Brown

Director, KPMG Digital Delta, KPMG Australia

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