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 2018 Cobalt Institute Annual Conference was held in Las Vegas; the conference presentations are still available, for those interested in purchasing them please contact us:


It will take place in Hong Kong (China) on 15 and 16 May.

The 2019 Cobalt Institute Annual Conference will focus 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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Conference rates

Standard Rate: £600 Sterling

CI Members Rate: £500 Sterling


Fee does NOT include lodging but will cover lunch and reception on 15 May and drinks/lunch on 16 May. Registration fees must pre-paid by Credit Card or direct transfer to our account.

Conference Materials only: If you are unable to attend you can purchase these materials at £200 Sterling

For further information on registration or ordering the conference materials contact us on:

Phone: +44 (0) 1483 510470


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.