Deepening Critical Mineral Supply Chain Opportunities in the Western Hemisphere

EVENT: Tuesday, December 13, 2022 — 8:30 am - 12:15 pm ET

12/06/2022 | Silverado Policy Accelerator

Silverado Policy Accelerator and Principal to Principal’s Global Supply Chain Task Force are hosting a half-day forum with senior government and industry executives on Tuesday, December 13th focused on the challenges and opportunities within the Western Hemisphere to secure resilient critical mineral supply chains. These supply chains underpin economic and national security objectives in the region, including development and production of clean technology like electric vehicles and advanced technologies including semiconductors.

WHO:  Western Hemisphere Government officials include:

  • Ambassador Kirsten Hillman, Embassy of Canada
  • Ambassador Jorge Argüello, Embassy of Argentina
  • Amos Hochstein, Special Presidential Coordinator, International Energy Security and Infrastructure Investment
  • Daniel Watson, Assistant United States Trade Representative for the Western Hemisphere

Private sector leaders include:

  • Stacy Hastie, CEO, U.S. Strategic Metals
  • Victoria Peacey, Chief of Staff, Rio Tinto Copper
  • Greg Bowman, Chief Innovation Officer, Siemens
  • General Motors, TBD

WHAT: “Deepening Critical Mineral Supply Chain Opportunities in the Western Hemisphere,” a forum hosted by Silverado Policy Accelerator and Principal2Principal’s Supply Chain Task Force

WHERE: Streaming live on YouTube.

WHEN: Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 8:30 a.m. ET - 12:15 p.m. ET

Additional details: The forum will feature two open-press and on-the-record panel discussions exploring public and private-sector perspectives on actionable steps that can be taken to facilitate more production, trade, and investment in the critical minerals sector in the Western Hemisphere.

  • The first panel will feature senior U.S. government officials, policy experts, and representatives from other regional governments discussing public efforts to deepen critical mineral supply chains.
  • The second panel will feature senior executives from several major corporations that are involved in the production or consumption of critical minerals and who will discuss private-sector efforts to promote more resilient supply chains and explore future opportunities for public-private partnerships.

Trade and Industrial Security