DRC_Africa Battery Metals Forum

12-13 September 2023, Pullman Kinshasa Grand Hotel, DRC

Investing in sustainable mining and energy transition
The DRC-Africa Battery Metals Forum is the prime engagement platform for cobalt, lithium, and nickel producers, traders, investors, and NGOs in Africa. The DRC- Africa Battery Metals Forum looks at battery metals mining productions, development trends, innovative technologies, and ESG investing, given its pivotal role in the future of mining, technology, and automotive industries.


  • Acquire the latest battery metals and EV industry knowledge
  • Meet and hear from the metals industry producers and end users
  • Meet the industry solutions and technology providers
  • Boost and expand your network in Africa
  • Learn about your competitors and exchange views on shared challenges




Battery metals and the energy transition: The next big opportunities.  Africa is home to approximately 30% of the world’s mineral reserves, many of which are mined as raw materials for batteries, and 70% of the world’s cobalt is produced in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a key metal and a primary constituent of battery metals.




  • Mining Exploration / Operators
  • Artisanal and small-scale miners (ASMs)
  • Government officials (DRC-Africa)
  • Consultants and Law Firms
  • Bankers, Investors and Financiers
  • Mining Services and Suppliers
  • End Users: EVs, Batteries, Electronics, Energy Storage, Metal Refiners
  • EPCs and Chemicals: Engineering / Technologies  
  • Industry Associations and Traders
  • IPPs Renewable Energy
  • Academia / University / Research
  • Regulation and Inspection Agencies

Participation packages

Your company representative(s) would attend the forum sessions as delegate(s), an opportunity to learn, share knowledge and network with peers

The perfect stage for your company to promote your brand as a leader in sustainable mining industry practices to government officials, key leaders and decisions makers:

Sponsorship Packages include:
  • Venue
  • Cocktail Function
  • Delegate Bags
  • Delegates Badges and Lanyards
  • Forum Session
  • Delegates Lunch
  • Delegates Refreshment
  • Executive Lounge
For more information about your tailor-made opportunities, contact: jeantite.oloumoussie@wearevuka.com | T: +27 (0) 21 700 3508