Programme 3rd MENA Billet & Steelmaking Raw Materials Conference



Day 1, April 11 (Tuesday)


08:30 – 09:30


Registration & Welcome coffee



09:30 – 11:00


Session 1: MENA Billet Market: demand & perspectives. Part 1


  •  Welcome address: Nader Alizadeh, Independent Consultant, CommoditEdge LLC, UAE
  • Keynote Speaker: Andrey Pupchenko, Deputy Managing Director, Metal Expert, Ukraine - MENA Billet Market: Competition & Perspectives
  • Viktor Vukusic, General Manager, Metinvest International SA Gulf Branch, UAE - Billets exports from CIS

 


11:00 – 11:30


Coffee-break



11:30 – 12:30


Session 2: View from the TOP 


Mohammed Saleh Al-Jabr, Vice Chairman, Steel National Committee of Council of Saudi Chambers, Saudi Arabia - Challenges on Steel Making Raw Materials availability


Interviewed by: Andrey Pupchenko, Deputy Managing Director, Metal Expert



12:30 – 14:00


Lunch (Nine7One Restaurant)


14:00 – 15:30

Session 3: MENA Billet Market: demand & perspectives. Part 2

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  • Suzan Bilen, Market Research Analyst, Turkish Steel Exporters' Association, Turkey - Turkish Steel Industry: Current Developments & Trade with GCC Countries
  • Pavel Pashkov, Head of Sales Depertment, Nordinkraft AG, Germany - Modern trends in development of equipment and methods for non-destructive examination of billets



15:30 – 16:00


Coffee-break



16:00 – 17:00


Session 4: Raw Materials and Metallics Market


  • Ved Prakash, Director – Commercial, Gemini Corporation N.V., Belgium - International Scrap Market Dynamics
  • Salam al Sharif, Chairman, Sharif Metals International & BIR, UAE – How Middle East Dynamics were effected by World Steel Landscaping.
  • John Short, CEO - Steel Derivatives DMCC, UAE – Managing risks in price-volatile long product supply chains


17:00-17:30


Networking coffee-break



20:00 – 22:00


Gala Dinner (Pool side) 


 


Day 2, April 12 (Wednesday)



09:30 – 10:00


Welcome Coffee



10:00 – 11:30


Session 5: Export from Iran. New opportunites


Moderated by:

Prof. Keyvan Jafari Tehrani, Head of International Affairs, IROPEX, Iran


  • Introduction Speech: Mr. Bahman Tajali Zadeh, Managing Director Deputy of Sales & Marketing, Khouzestan Steel Co., Iran
  • Mehrab Yousefian, Financial Adviser, Esfahan Steel Company (ESCo), Iran - Iran Steel Outlook  
  • Prof. Keyvan Jafari Tehrani, Head of International Affairs, IROPEX, Iran - Concentrate, Pellets & DRI to Supply to MENA Region

 


11:30 – 13:00


Networking Lunch



13:00 - 15:00

   Plant Tour


  Conares



** The Programme is preliminary and might be subject to change