• New processes for obtaining lithium compounds and other industrial minerals.
  • Energy storage technologies.
  • Lithium batteries.
  • Thermal energy storage.
  • Nanomaterials for energy storage and photovoltaic panels.
  • Photovoltaic energy conversion technologies.

Keynote speakers

Prof. Clare Grey

​Cambridge University, UK.

"From LCO, NCA to NMC-811: Structure, Dynamics and Degradation”

Prof. Nalan Kabay

​Ege University, Izmir, Turkey.

"Lithium and Boron Recovery from Geothermal Water Using Hybrid Process Combining Adsorption and Electrodialysis”

Prof. Vasilis Fthenakis

​Center for Life Cycle Analysis, Columbia University, USA.

Prof. Mohammed Farid

Auckland University, New Zealand.

"Innovative, energy efficient and low cost microencapsulation of phase change materials”

PhD. Arnaldo Visintin

Instituto de Investigaciones Fisicoquímicas Teóricas y Aplicadas INIFTA (Argentina).


"Renewable Energy Integration withEnergy Storage in lithium batteries”

Prof. Luisa F. Cabeza

Universitat de Lleida, España.

"LCA: a tool for eco-friendly and sustainable design of buildings”

Prof. M. Helena Braga

The University of Porto, Portugal and The University of Texas at Austin.


Prof. Evi Petavratzi

​British geological survey.

"Lithium brines and their future in the Li triangle countries: understanding the challenges for upscaling production”

PhD. Silvia Bodoardo

​Politecnico di Torino, Italy.

"An overview of lithium Batteries innovations in European program Battery2030 plus"

Prof. Svetlana Ushak

CELIMIN, Universidad de Antofagasta, Chile.

PhD. Andrea Guiterrez

German Aerospace Center (DLR) .

PhD. Marcos Lujan

Universidad Católica Boliviana "San Pablo", Bolivia.

Guest lecturers

Final program

PhD.Christian Velarde

WinayTec, Bolivia.

PhD.Guillermina Luque

Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina.

PhD. Jorge Thomas

YPF, Tecnología, Argentina.

"The Cu-Li-Mg system for hydrogen storage”