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Workshop Schedule: Day One
7:00 - 7:30 AM Registration / Breakfast
7:30 AM Welcome
7:40 AM Raw Materials
What Makes Steel?
8:40 AM Steel Making
The Steel Making Process - Blast Furnace/BOF/Casters/Electric Arc Furnace
9:50 AM Coffee Break
10:00 AM Flat Rolled
Coil & Sheet, Plate
11:00 AM Long Products
12:00 PM End Session
Load Shuttle for Steel Mill Tour
12:30 PM Luncheon
Arrive at Mill- Luncheon and Introduction
1:00 PM Mill Tour
Mill will provide guides with SMU instructors as back-up for one-on-one questions
4:30 PM End Tour
Load Shuttle for Hotel
5:00 PM End Day 1
Arrive back at hotel
6:00 – 8:00 PM Cocktail Reception
Cocktail Party/Networking Dinner
Workshop Schedule: Day Two
7:00 - 7:30 AM Breakfast
7:30 AM Round Table Review
8:00 AM Quality & End Uses
9:00 AM Commodities & Pricing
Commodities and their impact on steel pricing
10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM Steel Pricing
How flat rolled & long steel products are bought and sold
11:00 AM Market Fundamentals
Identifying and Understanding Global & Domestic Fundamentals
12:00 PM Luncheon
12:45 PM Risks in the Supply Chain
Identifying Potential Risks in the Steel Supply Chain that May Impact You
1:45 PM Available Tools & Resources
Understand the data, tools and resources available for industry participants to actively follow the market
2:45 PM Closing Remarks and Q&A
3:00 PM End Day 2
End of Workshop