August 2022

LATAM Steel and Raw Materials Conference


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The Leading Regional Steel and Raw Materials Conference

2-Day Event

Discuss the future of Latin America's steel and raw materials market with interactive sessions and panels over two days.

Global Players

Executives from the LATAM region would gather together and also meet other delegates from North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Exclusive Networking

Build lasting connections during our exclusive cocktail reception.

Conference Agenda

1st Day

Registration & Welcome Coffee

In Focus: South America Steel Industry

  • Argentinian crude steel output growth rate
  • Crude steel production by region
  • Analyzing Colombian iron and steel export volume
  • Green hydrogen projects surfacing in Chile
  • Examining Peruvian iron ore output

Networking Coffee Break

Brazil’s Raw Materials Industry

  • Volatility surrounding iron ore prices
  • Recovery in Brazil’s iron ore shipments
  • Influence of China’s iron ore demand
  • Sustainability in an evolving world
  • Price outlook for Brazilian steel scrap

Networking Lunch Break

Brazilian Steel market overview

  • Local steel competitiveness
  • Is steel consumption expected to rise in 2022?
  • Examining crude steel production in Brazil
  • Changes in import tariffs and its influence on Brazil’s steel industry
  • Brazilian steel slab export prices increased due to strong global demand. Is this trend expected to continue?

Networking Coffee Break

An Overview of Mexico’s Iron and Steel Industry

  • Examining demand generated from the automotive and construction sectors
  • Flat steel: Price trends in the short and medium terms
  • Outlook on imports of finished steel
  • Supply shortages and production reductions
  • Upcoming new capacities
  • Is Mexico’s steel scrap deficit expected to increase in the coming years?  
  • Mexico's economic recovery and its contribution to the steel sector

Cocktail Reception

2nd Day

Welcome Coffee

Global Economic Conditions and its Impact on South America

  • Influence of China’s economic growth on Latin America
  • Latin America’s political, social and economic outlook
  • Challenges to steel trade in Latin America

Networking Coffee Break

Green Steel Advancements

  • Latest developments in green mining technologies
  • Examining steelmakers goals for CO2 emissions
  • Expansion plans: Carbon capture capabilities in DRI plants and replacing mineral coal with charcoal
  • Usage of renewable energy sources

Networking Lunch Break

The Future of the South American Steel Industry

  • Use of scrap as a way to reduce CO2 emission in the steel industry 
  • Upcoming changes in tariffs and its impacts on the industry
  • Pricing forecasts for 2023

Closing Remarks & Announcements

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Who will I meet at the LATAM 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 (30+ high-profile speakers).

What is the target group for this conference?

MMSteelClub launched this conference to bring all market participants from the Latin America region in the same place. However, there will be interested industry players from other regions like North America, MENA, CIS, Europe and Asia. The whole steel world will meet at one spot.

What is a key feature of this conference?

The 2022 LATAM Iron and Steel Hybrid Conference is distinguished by a relevant and broad agenda, C-level speakers and audiences, exceptional networking experience, unique advantages for in-person or virtual participation, etc.

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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 hybrid event hosted by MMSteelClub in the same calendar year. No penalty, no commitment! 

Terms and conditions apply

Previous Speakers Include

Adalberto Parreira
Executive Director
Alessandro Sciamarelli
Director of Market Analysis and Economic Studies
Alfonso Figueroa
Sales Director Duferco México
Anders Lehman
Business Development & Deputy Head of Metallurgy
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
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
John Armstrong
Founder & CEO
John W Harris
Chief Executive Officer
Aaristic Services Inc.
Joseba Mendez
Iron & Steel Consultant
Leo Gong
Iron Ore Analyst
Mohammed Salem Al Afari
Senior Vice President - Marketing
Olga Shemshur
Head of Strategy Planning Department
Paolo Stagnoli
Commercial Director EAF & LF
Patrick Ryan
Senior Partner
Mining For Facts, llc
Rani Mishra
Vice President, Board Member 
Sanjay Mehta
Sergei Likharev
Vice President for Logistics
Sergey Nenashev
Director for Strategy and Development, Member of Management Board
Sheraz Neffati 
Executive Director
V. Shiva Kumar
DRI & Steel Plant Director
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