Raw Materials Week Published on: 29/08/2016, Last update: 24/11/2016
The 1st edition of "Raw Materials Week" will gather a wide range of stakeholders to debate and discuss raw materials policy and initiatives. It will take place in Brussels from Monday 28 November to Friday 2 December 2016.
The Raw Materials Week is centred around a series of events organised by the European Commission addressing the latest news regarding raw materials in the EU:
29 November "6th EU-US-Japan Trilateral Conference on Critical Raw
Materials" [on invitation only]
30 November "EIT Raw Materials - Education strengthening raw
materials sector" co-organized with the EIT Raw Materials
"Horizon 2020, EIT Raw Materials and ERA-MIN 2
Information and Brokerage event" (see Programme)
1 December "4th annual High-Level Conference of the European
Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials"
Registrations are open: Fill in the form
Other stakeholders were invited to organise satellite events.
The following satellite events are being organised in Brussels during "Raw Materials Week" by external stakeholders:
28 November "Towards a World Forum on Raw Materials" – FORAM
kick off meeting [on invitation only]
Towards a World Forum website
Round-tables on strategic implementation plan of the
European innovation partnership on raw materials -
How can a sustainable mining sector contribute to the
European economic and industrial growth
[public event with registration by email]
Round-table on Strategic Implementation Plan website
29 November "Social Licence to Operate – Re-connecting Raw
Materials with Society"
[public event with registration on the webpage]
Social License to Operate website
1 December "Technical meeting on Industrialisation Impact
Assessment" [on invitation only]
2 December "MIN-GUIDE Annual Conference 2016: Minerals Policy
and Governance" [public event with registration by
MIN-GUIDE Annual Conference website
"ERA-MIN 2 Kick-off meeting"
[on invitation only]
ERA-MIN 2 website
Cluster & Networking event "Critical Raw Materials
and Substitution" [on invitation only]