Reno, Nev., June 20, 2023 — American Battery Technology Company (ABTC) (OTCQX: ABML), an American critical battery materials company that is commercializing both its primary battery minerals manufacturing and secondary minerals lithium-ion battery recycling technologies, is slated for its CEO Ryan Melsert and Business Development lead Ross Polk to participate in industry events and to share insights on an expert sustainability panel as part of Fastmarkets’ annual Lithium Supply and Battery Raw Materials conference on June 20-22, 2023 located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

They will be joining the industry expert panel discussion on “Accelerating Sustainability: From ethical sourcing of materials to faster-charging infrastructure.”  Panelists will share insights on the key factors affecting the path to electrification and a lower carbon-emissions future, including critical materials supply chains. The panel, moderated by James Gavilan Principal at Gavilan Commodities, will include industry leaders from the Albemarle, Rio Tinto, Liontown Resources, SQM, and the U.S. Department of Interior.

This year’s conference is focused on trends in the battery raw material markets and connects the global battery refined materials community. Fastmarkets is a leading cross-commodity price reporting agency (PRA) in the metals and mining markets, and this annual conference addresses the latest supply and demand trends for lithium and other key battery raw materials.

Additional topics addressed at the event will include lithium-ion battery recycling, mitigating environmental impacts, addressing the water footprint in lithium production, and social acceptability and permitting. Melsert is also scheduled to participate in an executive interview to include additional perspectives on the battery metals industry and further detail on ABTC’s work to establish sustainable and secure supplies of these materials. 

About American Battery Technology Company 

American Battery Technology Company is uniquely positioned to supply low-cost, low-environmental impact, and domestically sourced battery metals through its three divisions: lithium-ion battery recycling, primary battery metal extraction technologies, and primary resources development. 

American Battery Technology Company has built a clean technology platform that is used to provide a key source of domestically manufactured critical and strategic battery metals to help meet the near insatiable demand from the electric vehicle, electrical grid storage, and consumer electronics industries. This ESG-principled platform works to create a closed-loop circular economy for battery metals that champions ethical and environmentally sustainable sourcing of critical and strategic materials. 

Forward-Looking Statements  

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