promoting the sustainable and responsible use of cobalt in all forms


The Cobalt Institute organises one major conference each year, THE COBALT CONFERENCE. This meeting usually takes place in the spring and in different countries each year. The Cobalt Conference is the only event worldwide that brings the entire cobalt industry sector together.

The Cobalt Conference 2019 took place in Hong Kong (China) on 15 and 16 May. It focused on some of the main challenges and innovations faced within the sector from electric vehicles and batteries to sustainability, responsible sourcing and innovation developments.

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The Cobalt Institute Annual Conference 2020 will be held in Madrid (Spain) on 13 and 14 May.

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Antitrust compliance reminder

The Cobalt Institute takes compliance with antitrust law seriously.

The Cobalt Institute reminds all participants of the need to be mindful of the requirement to comply with antitrust and competition laws. There should be no discussion of any matters relating to competition among participants, including discussion of individual prices, rates or market strategies and no exchange of information concerning any other competitive aspect of an individual company’s operation.