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As Europe's largest mining investment forum, you will hear from some of the greatest leaders in mining, investment, and finance with more than 250 speakers providing the latest market commentary, project updates and insights in tackling the big challenges facing the industry.

Throughout the three-day conference programme, you’ll also hear project updates from more than 100 mining companies, enabling investors to understand management’s vision for the business, the level of financing required, the upsides as well as the risks involved with the project, along with some of the most compelling reasons to invest.

Donald R. Sadoway

SpeakerDonald R. Sadoway

Founder, Scientific Advisor, and Board Member at Ambri and Boston Metal

Founder of Sadoway Labs, Avanti Battery, Pure Lithium, and Lunar Resources

Donald R. Sadoway is Professor of Materials Chemistry Emeritus, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”). His holds a B.A.Sc. in Engineering Science and Ph.D. in Chemical Metallurgy are from the University of Toronto.

He joined the MIT faculty in 1978. The author of over 180 scientific papers and inventor on 35 U.S. patents, his research is directed towards batteries for grid-scale storage and electric vehiclesand towards environmentally sound metals recovery technologies.

His accomplishments include the invention of the liquid metal battery for large-scale stationary storage and the invention of molten oxide electrolysis for carbon-free metals production. He is the founder of six companies, Ambri, Boston Metal, Lunar Resources, Avanti Battery, Pure Lithium, and Sadoway Labs. Online videos of his chemistry lectures hosted by MIT OpenCourseWare extend his impact on engineering education far beyond the lecture hall. Viewed more than 2,400,000 times, his TED talk is as much about inventing inventors as it is about inventing technology. In 2012 he was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.


Donald R. Sadoway