Rare Earth Mines, Magnets & Motors 2024

Where the mine-to-motor supply chain connects
The two-day conference will bring together major participants from across the mine-to-motor supply chain for high-caliber discussions on the state of emerging supply chains, the outlook for ex-China demand and the implications of evolving geopolitical forces.

Key questions to be answered during the conference:

• What are the implications of new U.S. tariffs on EVs and magnets?
• Will tariffs on imports of Chinese EVs help or hinder western demand?
• What are the latest innovations in magnetic materials and motor design?
• What does the outlook hold for REE-free motors?
• What role will recycling play in the future of supply?
• How can policymakers help close gaps in the supply chain?

Outside the scope of the daily conference program, there will be two evening networking events, including a private Welcome Reception at the Hockey Hall of Fame, to ensure ample time for participants to connect.

Space is limited, secure your place today.
Fairmont Royal York
Toronto, Canada
Date & Time
September 25, 2024, -
September 27, 2024
Keynote Participants
Full list coming soon
James Litinsky
Founder, Chairman and CEO
MP Materials
Tom O'Leary
Managing Director and CEO
Iluka Resources
Dr. Erik Eschen
Chief Exectuive Officer
VAC Group
Rahim Suleman
President and CEO
Neo Performance Materials
David O'Brock
Commercial Director
Constantine Karayannopoulos
Retired President and CEO
Neo Performance Materials
James Wallis
NGP Energy
Ahmad Ghahreman 
CEO, President and Co-Founder
Cyclic Materials
Donna Vareha-Walsh
Head of Physicals Trading
Valent Asset Management
Alexander Barcza
VP of Permanent Magnets
Dr. Muhammad Imran
VP REE Division
Saskatchewan Research Council
Alan Lund
Executive VP, Magnetics
MP Materials
Ryan Castilloux
Founder & Managing Director
Adamas Intelligence
Pat Ryan
Ucore Rare Metals
Will Dawes
CEO & Co-Founder
Mkango Resources
Jan Giese
Senior Manager Minor Metals & Rare Earth Elememts

Subject to change
September 25
Welcome Reception
Exclusive event at the Hockey Hall of Fame
Live band, drinks and hors d'oeuvres
September 26
Conference Day 1
Overview: Mines, Magnets and Motors
Outside China: Magnetic Momentum is Rising
Financing: Across the Value Chain
Technology: Magnets & Motors
Fire Into Ice: Tales of Discovery & Development
Private social event (location TBA)

September 27
Conference Day 2
Beyond the Headlines: Geopolitics of Supply Chains
Checking In: Pulse on Capital Markets
Boons and Boondoggles: Processing, Metallization & Recycling
Road to Net Zero: First Nations' Perspectives
ESG and LCAs: OEMs' Perspectives
Recap and Closing Remarks
Space is Limited. Register Today.
We look forward to hosting you!
Conference Location
Fairmont Royal York Hotel
100 Front St. West
Toronto, Canada
M5J 1E3

The Royal York Hotel sits at the southern end of the Financial District, a business district in Downtown Toronto.

Opened in 1929, the Châteauesque-styled building is considered one of Canada's grand railway hotels. At 134 meters tall, the building was the tallest building in Toronto upon its completion, as well as the tallest building in the country, until the nearby Commerce Court North tower was opened in 1931.
Recommended Hotels
Fairmont Royal York
100 Front St. West
Toronto, Canada
M5J 1E3
(Conference location)


InterContinental Toronto
225 Front St. West
Toronto, Canada
M5V 2X3
(5-minute walk to conference)

Where the mine-to-motor supply chains connects
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