Technology Metals Summit

Technology Metals Summit

January 26, 2012 15:21 ET

International Rare Earth Experts to Gather in Toronto as REE World Hosts First Annual Technology Metals Summit, February 1-2

"Rare earths are the economic and technologic foundation of a safe and secure Nation. To possess them imparts independence, immunity to coercion, and the tools to invoke scientific advancement." -- James B. Hedrick

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 26, 2012) - Rare Earth Element World ("REE World"), in conjunction with Pro-Edge Inc. and Market Edge Media is pleased to announce the Technology Metals Summit 2012 ( on Wednesday and Thursday, February 1st and 2nd at the Hyatt Regency in Toronto, Canada.

Tracy Weslosky, Chairman of REE World and CEO for Pro-Edge Inc. comments: "With 100+ companies participating, 5 guest speakers, and over 5 dozen panelists and moderators; the Technology Metals Summit is a 2-day global event designed to bring the industry and investors together for a better understanding of rare earths and critical metals."

The Technology Metals Summit 2012 (TMS 2012) keynote speakers include Constantine E. Karayannopoulos, BASc, MASc, PEng, Chief Executive Officer and President of Neo Material Technologies Inc.; Dudley John Kingsnorth, FAICD, FAusIMM, FIMMM, Executive Director of the Industrial Minerals Company of Australia Pty Ltd.; Ambassador Stuart W. Holliday, Diplomat, negotiator and advocate for global cooperation, The Association for Rare Earth (RARE); Daniel J. Cordier, Rare Earths and Thorium Mineral Commodity Specialist, United States Geological Survey (USGS); and Jack Lifton, Co-founder and Director, Technology Metals Research, LLC.

The line-up of Moderators and Panelists, include already but is not limited to (TMS 2012 Itinerary & Speakers: Richard Brescianini, General Manager Exploration & Development, Arafura Resources Limited; Anthony Mariano, Ph.D.; Ian Chalmers, MSc, FAusIMM, FAIG, FIMMM, FSEG, MSGA, MGSA, FAICD; James Hedrick; Dr. Steven J. Duclos; Dr. Antony Harwood; Gareth Hatch, Ph.D.; Ian M. London P.Eng (Met), MBA; Stephen Ward, Ph.D.; Clint Cox, Russell Starr, Byron King, Anu Dhir, Jeff Green and many more.

"The 3 Axioms of Rare Earths: Rare earths aren't rare...we don't recycle rare earths...and there are no substitutes for rare earths." -- Daniel J. Cordier

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