Agenda 2019

Please find below the 2019 agenda. The 2020 agenda will be available in due course.

09:30 - 09:55
Specialilty steel market outlook - focus on alloys usage

Nigel Clarke, Sourcing Lead, Allloys & Metals, Liberty Speciality Steels

09:55 - 10:20
Molybdenum (click)

  • What is the impact of declining ore grades?
  • How tight will the market become prior to the addition of new by-product capacity in the 2021-2023 period?
  • To what extent will environmental consideration limit primary mine investment?
  • What is the outlook in the oil and gas sector as well as upstream demand, how large an uptick in 316 stainless production will we see?

  • James Jeary, Analyst, CRU

    10:45 - 11:10
    The Nickel Multiverse

    Alina Racu, Market Analyst, Nornickel, Metal Trade Overseas

    11:10 - 11:35
    Innovation in stainless steel recycling

    • Trends in urban mining/recycling of ferroalloys and stainless steel
    • Electrification of the automotive market as a driving megatrend for growing demand
    • Innovative recycling technologies and the relevance for the market

    Filipe Manjolinho Costa, CEO, CRONIMET Envirotec

    11:35 - 12:35
    Panel discussion – Global stainless-steel scrap market review

    Anil Shah, President, Ni-Met Metals Inc
    Pablo Abasolo, Head of Raw Material Purchasing, Acciai Speciali Terni
    Jagmohan Sood, Director & COO, Jindal Stainless Limited
    Sam Desei, Vice President, RM Metals
    Panos Kotseras, Stainless Steel Flat Products Monitor and Market Outlook Editor, CRU

    14:00 - 14:25
    Stainless Steel (click)

    • Real demand cycle—can the pattern of successive annual increases in apparent demand be sustained? What’s the threat posed by a slowdown in China?
    • How will Indonesian SS supply be accommodated in a world where trade restrictions are becoming more commonplace? How will this affect global SS pricing?

    Panos Kotseras, Stainless Steel Flat Products Monitor and Market Outlook Editor, CRU