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Lucy Smith to chair panel at Critical Minerals Conference

Lucy Smith to chair panel at Critical Minerals Conference

On the 27th November 2023, the Critical Minerals Association UK and the Geological Society Business Forum will host their 3rd Annual Conference at The Geological Society and Royal Society of Chemistry, located in Burlington House, London.

The first confirmed panel has just been announced - Essential Materials: Uniting Industries 

Chairing this panel discussion on the importance of uniting industries for developing the circular economy will be Lucy Smith, Ventures Lead at the Materials Processing Institute, and Chair of the Association’s Circular Economy Working Group. Lucy will be joined by:

David Payne: Senior Planning Advisor at the Mineral Products Association, and Director of Cissbury Consulting

Izzi Monk: Policy Advisor, Royal Society of Chemistry

Sarah Connolly: Innovation Lead for the Transforming Foundation Industries Challenge, Innovate UK

Jacqui Murray: Chief Operating Officer at the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland, and Chair of the Advisory Board for Smart Nano NI

CMA (UK) & GSBF Annual Conference, The UK Opportunity

The conference will bring together international government representatives, organisations across critical mineral supply chains (mining, processing, recycling, manufacturers), investors, traders, service providers, lawyers, academics and students.

Presentations and panel discussions will be divided into three thematic sessions:

Critical Minerals In A New World

The UK Opportunity

Integration & Collaboration


A limited number of tickets are available and can be booked now at the early bird rate which expires at the end of October.

Register for your conference pass here:

27 October 2023