10:00 a.m. - 10:05 a.m. / Welcome

  • Pietro Francesco De Lotto, CCMI President

10:05 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. / Setting the scene: The European and international scenario for raw materials

  • Janez Potočnik, Co-Chair of UNEP International Resource Panel
  • Peter Handley, Head of Unit Energy Intensive Industries and Raw Materials, DG GROW
  • Hildegard Bentele, Member of the European Parliament, Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

10:35 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. / The importance of critical raw materials through the eyes of organised civil society  

Moderator: Kęstutis Kupšys, EESC Member

  • Dumitru Fornea, EESC Member, CCMI/177 Rapporteur
  • Michal Pinter, CCMI Delegate, CCMI/177 Co-rapporteur
  • Diego Marin, European Environmental Bureau
  • Corina Hebestreit, Secretary General, European Carbon and Graphite Association
  • Judith Kirton-Darling, Deputy Secretary General, IndustriAll Europe

11:15 p.m. - 11:55 p.m. / Questions & Answers

11:55 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. / Closing remarks

  • Monika Sitarova, CCMI Co-President


Speaker's bio
Highlights from the webinar "The role of Critical Raw Materials to form a strong industrial base"