TUESDAY 10.11.2020 9.00–16.00

Host: Pekka Pohjola, Acting CEO, KOSEK

09.00Opening words
Most Advanced Battery Grade Lithium Project in Europe – Case Keliber
Hannu Hautala, CEO, Keliber
09.35Novel methods to enhance exploration of battery minerals
Anne Taivalkoski, Geologist, Geological Survey of Finland
09.50Oulu Mining School R&D Centre
Ilkka Hynynen, University of Oulu
10.05Diversity is a rock-hard strength
Arja Sarpola, Chair, Woman in Mining
10.20An overview and current status of the Mining Act reform
Niklas Vartiainen, Chief Specialist (mining legislation), Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland
10.35Committed to sustainability – Anglo American’s way of future mining in Sakatti
Pertti Lamberg, CEO, Anglo American Sakatti Mining Oy
10.50Brella mingle-event
Battery 2030+ flagship and emerging battery technologies
Kristina Edström, Professor, Uppsala University
13.30Printed solid-state batteries
Ulla Lassi, Professor, Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius/ University of Oulu
13.45Thermodynamics of concentrated metal sulfate solutions
Tuomas Vielma, Doctor, University of Oulu
14.00Networking Break
14.15Host: Janne Keränen and Reija Harlamow
14.15Battery business global views Batteries from Finland
Ilkka Homanen, Head of Batteries from Finland
14.30MinePro project to promote battery cluster and mineral processing education
Teemu Mäkinen, Mineral Processing Lecturer, The Federation of Education in Central Ostrobothnia
14.45European co-operation in battery business – Batteries from Finland
Markku Kivistö, Head of Industry, Cleantech, Invest in – Business Finland
14.55University and polytechnic level research promoting recycling business
Lasse Rautio, Project Manager, Tracegrow
15.10What’s up – Batteries from Finland
Seppo Kaikkonen – Batteries from Finland
15.20Sustainable Battery Strategy for Finland
Jarkko Vesa, Senior Specialist, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland (TEM)
15.35Closing remarks
Janne Keränen, BioLit-Project Manager, KOSEK – Kokkola Region Development Company
16.00End of the day