Events

Round table: Who controls the Periodic Table?

Round table: Who controls the Periodic Table?

18

MAY

2016

With David S. Abraham, author of The Elements of Power: Gadgets, Guns, and the Struggle for a Sustainable Future in the Rare Metal Age 


Together with David S. Abraham, we will discuss resource challenges and supply line risks unique to the rare metal market including the monopolization of resource production, policies and the options different countries have to ensure resource supplies, what innovation and the greening of the economy might do for demand of these metals, the role of China in the rare metal market, and attempts to prevent a new round of resource nationalism.


Representatives from government, private industry and knowledge institutes will be present. Participation is by invitation only.