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Agenda 2018

Please find below last year’s Ferroalloys agenda. The 2019 agenda will be available in due course.

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
Conference Opening Remarks



Moderator:
John Ball, General Manager, North America, CRU

9:10 AM - 9:40 AM
The “R” Word – What We’re Tracking



Moderator:
John Ball, General Manager, North America, CRU
:
Lisa Morrison, Principal Economist, CRU

9:40 AM - 10:05 AM
Manganese Ore and Alloys Market Outlook



Moderator:
John Ball, General Manager, North America, CRU
:
Dmitry Popov, Consultant, Manganese ore and Ferroalloys, CRU

10:05 AM - 10:30 AM
Steel Trade Update



Moderator:
John Ball, General Manager, North America, CRU
:
Alan Price, Partner, Wiley Rein

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
The Nickel Multiverse

  • Global nickel market balance and outlook
  • Market developments in China and Indonesia
  • The impact of the battery industry on the nickel market


Moderator:
Lisa Morrison, Principal Economist, CRU
:
Alina Racu, Market Analyst, NorNickel

11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Indian Nickel and Stainless



Moderator:
Lisa Morrison, Principal Economist, CRU
:
Anil Shah, President, Ni-Met Metals Inc.

11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Chrome Ore and Alloys in the Spotlight



Moderator:
Lisa Morrison, Principal Economist, CRU
:
Robert Yuksel YILDIRIM, President & CEO, YILDIRIM Holding

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Chrome Metal



Moderator:
Lisa Morrison, Principal Economist, CRU
:
Yoran Guenegou, Sales Manager, DCX Chrome – Groupe Delachaux

12:20 PM - 12:40 PM
Assessing Prospects in the Molybdenum Market



Moderator:
Lisa Morrison, Principal Economist, CRU
:
Chris Gnann, Director of Commercial Operations and Global Director of Metallurgical Sales, Climax Molybdenum

9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
Chairman's Opening Remarks



Moderator:
Lynn Lupori, Head of Metals Consulting, North America, CRU

9:05 AM - 9:30 AM
DLA Strategic Materials

  • Strategic Materials Analysis and Acquisitions 
  • Research & Development and Recycling and Recovery Activities 
  • Sales Opportunities 

Moderator:
Lynn Lupori, Head of Metals Consulting, North America, CRU
:
Eric Mata, Deputy Administrator, DLA Strategic Materials

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Detailing the Outlook in the Titanium Market



Moderator:
Lynn Lupori, Head of Metals Consulting, North America, CRU
:
Matthew Schmink, VP, Sales, Global Titanium

9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Silicon market and industry dynamics and the implications for ferrosilicon



Moderator:
Lynn Lupori, Head of Metals Consulting, North America, CRU
:
Jorn de Linde, Senior Vice President, CRU

10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Contribution to the Cleanliness Improvement of Aluminum Killed Steels




Moderator:
Lynn Lupori, Head of Metals Consulting, North America, CRU
:
Dominique Riche, President, Bozel Group

11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Vanadium



Moderator:
Alexandra Anderson, Editor, CRU
:
Aleksandar Popovic, Senior Consultant, CRU

11:40 AM - 12:40 PM
Panel Discussion - Cobalt and Battery Metals



Moderator:
Alexandra Anderson, Editor, CRU
:
Mitchell Smith, President & CEO, Global Energy Metals Corporation
Trent Mell, President & CEO, First Cobalt
Michael Insulan, Senior Market Analyst, Eurasian Resources Group

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