October 2022

2022 Dubai Steel and Raw Materials Conference

Dubai, UAE
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The world's leading Steel and Raw Materials Conference

2-Day Event

Discuss the future of the global steel and raw materials market within interactive sessions and panels over two days.

Global Players

Executives from the MENA region and Turkey would meet many delegates from North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. The whole market will meet there.

Exclusive Networking

Build lasting connections during our exclusive cocktail reception.

Conference Agenda

1st DayOctober, 2022

Registration & Welcome Coffee

Recent Developments in the Region

  • Main drivers for economic recovery in Arab countries 
  • Government initiatives to support the steel industry
  • Challenges and opportunities in the "era of green transformation"
  • Steps to be taken to minimize negative impact of the next wave of Covid-19 pandemic 
  • How are tougher import restriction policies affecting trade?

Networking Coffee Break

In Focus: Volatility in Steelmaking Raw  Materials Markets 

  • Latest trends in raw materials use
  • Iron ore supply: Brazil vs Australia
  • Steel scrap as a new strategic resource
  • Outlook for the local HBI/ DRI markets
  • Raw materials price scenario in the short term 

Networking Lunch Break 

Review of Long Steel Sector in GCC and Africa

  • Construction and infrastructure activity as an indicator for the market growth
  • Evaluation of billets import prospects in Q3 and Q4
  • Balance issue between production and consumption in domestic markets
  • Emergence of value-added rebar products and the new opportunities as a result

Flat Steel Market Forecast

  • Major drivers in the market
  • Expected demand for flat products after the post Covid-19 situation 
  • Changing dynamics of steel prices
  • Automotive industry updates: Africa becomes a significant manufacturing hub 

Networking Coffee Break

Electricity Use in Steel Manufacturing

  • Perspectives of green power in sustainable steel production
  • How green energy will alter steelmaking industry in the next 10 years?

Cocktail Reception 

2nd DayOctober, 2022

Welcome Coffee

Steel and Commodities Trade Landscape in the MENA Region

  • Intra-regional trade performance 
  • Traditional trading hub welcoming new trade flows 
  • Flexible cash-flow and better trade finance options 
  • Trading steel digitally: Is it a possibility?
  • Protectionism and related policy measures 
  • Turkey's economic conditions and its impact on trade policy 
  • Prospects for steel supply to Africa

Networking Coffee Break

Steel Derivatives, Hedging, Price Risk Management & Finance

  • What are the challenges with the current price environment in the GCC? 
  • Should the steel industry be prepared for potential pricing shifts? What is the best way to hedge against vulnerability? 
  • Analyzing financial and futures markets 
  • Management of price risk using derivatives

Networking Lunch Break

Innovative Technologies for the Steel Industry

  • High-tech and environmentally conscious solutions to make sustainable steel
  • Age of digitalization in steel production 

Networking Coffee Break

Logistics and Supply Chain Solutions in the Steel Sector

  • Supply chain strategy for better management
  • Intelligent logistics and Industry 4.0
  • Case study: What are the best shipment options?

Closing Remarks & Announcements 

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Who will I meet at the 2022 Dubai Steel and Raw Materials Conference?

You will shake hands with representatives from the top steel manufacturing companies, banks and financing services companies, traders, steel end-users, contractors and fabricators, tube manufacturers, steel service centers, technology providers and logistics companies. 

Why should I join the conference?

You will meet both your commercial and learning goals: extend your networks with new partners and customers after a major supply chain disruption during the pandemic, you would also learn more about the biggest news of the industry and the trends of the market (27+ high-profile speakers).

What is the target group for this conference?

MMSteelClub launched this conference to bring market participants from all around the world in the same place. There will be a good number of industry players from regions like North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Middle East and North Africa. The whole steel and raw materials world will meet at one spot.

What is a key feature of this conference?

2022 Dubai Steel and Raw Materials Conference is distinguished by a relevant and broad agenda, C-level speakers and audiences, exceptional networking experience, unique advantages for in-person participation.

Conference Registration

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Flexible replacement tickets and complimentary rebooking!

If you are unable to attend our event due to an unexpected turn of events or new restrictions due to the pandemic, you will be able to exchange your ticket and obtain access to any other physical event hosted by MMSteelClub in the same calendar year. No penalty, no commitment! 

Terms and conditions apply

MMSteelClub Previous Speakers Include

Adalberto Parreira
Executive Director
Alejandro Wagner
Alejandro Wagner
Executive Director
Alfonso Figueroa
Sales Director Duferco México
Anders Lehman
Business Development & Deputy Head of Metallurgy
Andrés Barceló
Andrés Barceló
Director General
Andrew Lichter
Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development
Andrey Laptev
Director of Business Development and Corporate Venture Projects
Antonio Carlos Rosset Filho
Commercial Director Latin America
Attaul Ahmad
Vice President of the Ferrous & Heat Transfer business line
Carsten Riek
Carsten Riek
Head of European Steel & Mining Research
Cheong Jin Yu
Chris Heuschkel
General Manager - Manufacturing
Chris Shipp
Vice President Supply Chain
Craig Haymaker
Chief Operating Officer
Denis Gomes
Director – Supply Chain & Metallics
Dr. Gunther Voswinckel
CEO and Shareholder, VOSCO M.C. GmbH & President, ITA
Dr. Nils Backeberg
Manager ‑ Steel Alloys
Egemen Caglayan SIK
Managing Director
Erik van Doezum
Director - Metals, Mining & Fertilizers EMEA
Ersun Ozdemirel
Marketing & Strategy Manager
Florian Grummes
CEO, Founder, Precious Metals & Cryptocurrencies Expert, Analyst, Investor, Trader
Gianpiero Mattera
Gianpiero Mattera
Economist, Structural and Industry Policy Division
Guy Wolf
Guy Wolf
Global Head of Market Analytics
Hyo Seok Song
Hyo Seok Song
Vice Chairman
John Armstrong
Founder & CEO
John W Harris
Chief Executive Officer
Aaristic Services Inc.
Joseba Mendez
Iron & Steel Consultant
Josu Piña Bilbao
Josu Piña Bilbao
Director of Business Development
Leo Gong
Iron Ore Analyst
Mohammed Salem Al Afari
Senior Vice President - Marketing
Olga Shemshur
Head of Strategy Planning Department
Patrick Ryan
Senior Partner
Mining For Facts, llc
Rani Mishra
Vice President, Board Member 
Roland V. Muller
Roland V. Muller
Managing Director
Sanjay Mehta
Sanjeev Manocha
Sanjeev Manocha
Business Development Director
Sergei Likharev
Vice President for Logistics
Sergey Nenashev
Director for Strategy and Development, Member of Management Board
Sheraz Neffati 
Executive Director
V. Shiva Kumar
Senior Vice President DRI and Materials Handling
Venkat Saranadhi
Executive Vice President - Strategy, Mill & Marine Services
Victor Constant
Senior Market Research Analyst
Victor Daniel Riojas de la Garza
Deputy Sales Director
Victor Kovshevny