Future Events

We look forward to seeing you at all or any of our events lined up for this year.

  • July – WiPGM presents at Shanghai Platinum Week
  • September – WiPGM and IPMI cohost event during New York Platinum Week
  • October – WiPGM sponsors the round tables at LBMA Conference in Miami
  • November – WiPGM sponsors session at European IPMI Conference in Lisbon
  • November – WiPGM participates in Round Table at Refining Conference in Zhenzen

Please keep an eye out on our social media pages and website for further information.

Upcoming Event

Women in PGM and Women of IPMI Event – New York Platinum Week

10th September 2024
7th Floor
Bergdorf Goodman
754 5th Ave Seventh Floor, New York, NY 10019, United States

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Past Events

13 May 2024

WiPGMs London Platinum Week

Impact of sustainability, carbon neutrality and chain of custody on future company investment and product development strategies

16 Jan 2024

Round Table with Ruth Leland – A South African Women in PGMs Event

Kick off 2024 by joining Ruth Leland (Refining Global Commercial Director, Johnson Matthey) and the South African WiPGM Committee for a discussion on the global PGM recycling market and factors influencing the future of the industry.

12 Sept 2023

New York Platinum Week – Women in PGM

Please join us as we host panel discussion and an interactive session for our members. Jenny Luker, Maria Piastre and Danielle Oliari will reflect on the factors that affected and the jewellery market, recycling and security and logistics of platinum group metals this past year.

15 May 2023

Symbiosis – Hydrogen and Platinum Group Metals

Join us in conversation with three incredible speakers deeply involved in shaping the future of their companies and industries, reflecting on the possibility of a hydrogen future and the relevance for the platinum group metals industry.

12 December 2022

WiPGMs Asia Chapter Webinar: PGM Supply and Demand Factors

Zhuoying hosted a panel of experts in the platinum group metals space in the Asian market. Linda shed light on the potential growth in recycling in China while Kate a gave insight on the Japanese investment market. ZhenZhen provided us with excellent perspectives on the Chinese jewellery market and Emma shared information on Johnson Matthey’s metal award programme.

13 Sept 2022

PGM Trading 2022 – Reflections and Outlook

We reflect on the highs and lows of the platinum group metals market this past year from the perspective of three outstanding PGM specialists. Rhona, Head of Market Analysis at StoneX, will briefly unpack the key global macro factors that have driven the market during most of the past year.

28 June 2022

Women in PGMs – South African Chapter

As communicated last year, Emma Chapman joined as our SA Regional Chapter representative and we are excited to now announce that Nelsa Martins is joining to assist Kirthanya and Emma in growing the SA membership base and mentorship programme.

16 May 2022

Shaping the future of Platinum Group Metals

Natasha Viljoen, CEO of Anglo American Platinum will share her vision of the future of mining PGMs. Liz Rowsell, Director of Corporate Research at Johnson Matthey will take us through the search for new applications of PGM and Svea Scherleithner, Head of Sustainability at Heraeus will share how she is helping to lead the company to carbon neutrality by 2025 and the need to make the PGM business future fit.

14 December 2021

Future of PGMs in the Electrified World

The Theme for the event is “Future of PGMs in the Electrified World” and will focus on the increasing importance of diversified energy storage and clean mobility solutions across the value chain.

23 September 2021

Women in PGMS Virtual Event – Trading Outlook

Was 2021 a year of “new normal”? As economies emerged and drop back into the grips of a pandemic that lingers, how has it affected the way we trade PGM metals? What has it meant for supply and demand and will this change the future of PGM trading.

18 February 2021


The Theme for the event is “Responsible PGM Mining: How to ensure a sustainable future?”

20 May 2021


We have secured a panel of experts to join us in for a virtual session reflecting on the announcements, views and developments of the week.

16 September 2020


Analysing the state of play and potential future pathways for the PGM industry

Member Platform

Connect • Inspire • Succeed

We are developing a member platform which allows members and other interested parties to find specific women who have specific knowledge within the PGM value chain to mentor other aspiring candidates and create helpful connections.