JUNE 19-21, 2023

Innovations in Rare Earths and Critical Minerals

2023 Special Symposium sponsored by the Consortium for Rare Earth Technologies (CREaTe)

Critical minerals - such as the rare earth elements lithium, graphite and cobalt - support a wide variety of modern technologies. They power many current and future applications in our world. The Innovations In Rare Earths and Critical Minerals Special Symposium addresses scientific and technological innovations that support and advance the domestic supply chain for these minerals.

Join us for the largest gathering of rare earths and critical minerals experts in North America this June 19-21 in Washington, D.C.


JOIN the Consortium for Rare Earth Technologies (CREaTe) enabling collaborative technology development from pre-competitive roadmapping up through prototype development and production for the benefit of the entire U.S. industrial base. Membership is free, so apply today!

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Call for Abstract - due December 16 »


Santa Jansone-PopovaSanta Jansone-Popova
R&D Scientist
Critical Materials Institute, Oak Ridge National Lab

Andriy PalasyukAndriy Palasyuk
Research Scientist
Critical Materials Institute, Ames National Laboratory


Key Speakers

Joe CotruvoJoe Cotruvo
Assistant Professor
Penn State

Tom LograssoTom Lograsso
CMI Director
Ames National Laboratory

Tomas VillalonTomas Villalon
Phoenix Tailings

Burt ThomasBurt Thomas
Technical Portfolio Lead

David DreisingerDavid Dreisinger
Univ of British Columbia

Vitalij PecharskyVitalij Pecharsky
Distinguished Professor
Iowa State


Call for Abstract - due December 16 »

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