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13:00 - 14:30 BST
Opening Keynote Presentations

13:00 - 13:20
CRU View on the steel decarbonisation challenge
Chris Asgill, Head of Steel, CRU

13:20 - 13:40
SSAB insights on developing decarbonisation strategies
Martin Pei, Executive Vice President & CTO, SSAB

13:40 - 14:00
Steel consumer insights on the need for a decarbonised value chain
Jonas Otterheim, Head of Climate Action, Volvo Cars

14:00 - 14:30
Panel discussion

14:30 - 15:15 BST
US Steel Perspectives

The AISI will provide an update on their priorities in coordinating their members and pushing for policy that will support the further decarbonisation of US steelmaking. Cleveland-Cliffs will provide their own insights on steps that have been taken and strategies being developed to reduce the company's carbon footprint.
Kevin Dempsey, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI)
Traci Forrester, Executive Vice President, Environmental & Sustainability, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.
Lynn Lupori, Head of Consulting, North America, CRU

16:00 - 16:30 BST
H2 Green Steel Project Spotlight

This presentation will provide insights into the H2 Green Steel story, an update on the project and an exploration of the potential for building a green hydrogen economy. 
Henrik Henriksson, CEO, H2 Green Steel

16:30 - 18:00 BST
Understanding the decarbonisation solution landscape

Senior representatives of steelmakers and leading technology providers discuss the options available to achieve decarbonisation of the steelmaking process.
Mark Crandall, Chairman and Member of the Executive Board, CWP Global
Pravin Mathur, Executive Director – Metals, Combustion & Energy, Linde
Dario Pauluzzi, Sales Director - Danieli Centro Metallics, Danieli & C.

12:30 - 13:00 BST
European Steel Policy Insights

Eurofer will provide an exploration of European steel decarbonisation policy and how the association is working to develop viable solutions to reduce carbon emissions associated with European steel.
Axel Eggert, Director General, Eurofer

13:00 - 13:40 BST
CRU Sustainability Perspectives: Help or hindrance? The role of energy prices in the green [steel] transition

The steel industry has been rocked by high and volatile energy and coal prices in 2022. This session will examine the impact of high energy prices on green technology costs and address whether current prices help or hinder steel’s  decarbonisation transition.
Sarah MacNaughton, Principal Analyst, CRU Sustainability
Paul Butterworth, Research Manager, CRU Sustainability

14:30 - 15:00 BST
Nucor View on Steel Decarbonisation

Nucor Steel shares its own view on the decarbonisation challenge and the strategies the company is exploring to address its carbon footprint.
Greg Murphy, Executive Vice President of Business Services and General Counsel, Nucor Corporation

15:30 - 16:00 BST
Molten Oxide Electrolysis Solution Spotlight

A deep dive presentation on the molten oxide electrolysis steelmaking technology and its potential as a steel decarbonisation solution.
Tadeu Carneiro, Chairman & CEO, Boston Metal

16:00 - 17:30 BST
Steel Decarbonisation in Action

Senior representatives of steelmakers and leading technology providers discuss the options available to achieve decarbonisation of the steelmaking process.
Simon Downes, General Manager, Head of Steel Decarbonisation, Rio Tinto
John Naccarato, VP – Strategy & General Counsel, Algoma
Jose Noldin, Head of Technology Strategy & Decarbonization, CSN
Jeff Hansen, Vice President of Human Resources, Safety, and Environmental Sustainability, Steel Dynamics
Paulo Carvalho, Head of Steel Consulting, CRU

12:30 - 13:00 BST
Tata Steel Europe Decarbonisation Pathway Casestudy

An deep dive on how Tata Steel Europe assess, design and implement decarbonisation strategies across their operations.
Annemarie Manger, Director of Sustainability, Tata Steel Europe

13:00 - 13:50 BST
Global scrap and metallics markets dynamics

A deep dive on the outlook for scrap and metallics feedstocks that are vital to many routes to steelmaking with reduced carbon emissions.
John Atherton, Secretary General, International Iron Metallics Association
Chris Barrington, Chief Advisor, International Iron Metallics Association
Jeremy Jones, President, Continuous Improvement Experts LLC (CIX)
Joe Povermo, , Raw Materials & Ironmaking Global Consulting

13:50 - 14:20 BST
Live Demo and Workshop: CRU's Emissions Analysis Tool

A live demonstration of CRU’s Emissions Analysis Tool followed by a workshop where attendees can put questions to CRU’s experts.
Matthew Perlman, Business Development Manager, CRU

14:40 - 15:40 BST
Facilitating investment in a decarbonised value chain

Representatives from across the finance and investment community discuss the tools available to enable the required in decarbonisation strategies.
Lucy Kessler, Manager, Center for Climate Aligned Finance, RMI
Angelina Valavina, Senior Director, Corporate Ratings, Head of EMEA Natural Resources & Commodities, Fitch Ratings
Daniel Palme, Head of Metals, Mining & Advanced Materials, Investment Bank, Client Advisory, Commerzbank

16:10 - 17:00 BST
Demystifying carbon markets and offset strategies

Senior representatives of leading players in the carbon market space discuss how the offset of steel value chain emissions via market instruments will play a part in an effective decarbonisation transition. Further speakers to be announced.
Andrew Lichter, Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development, Mobius Risk Group
Andrew Glass, Head of Sales and Partnerships, Viridios AI
Nicolas Hutnyak, Director, C&I Low Carbon and Cross Commodity, BP