"New Horizons in Steel Markets" 15th Annual Conference

01 December 2020 / Virtual

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Conference Program



Day 1: Tuesday, December 01, 2020

00:00 - 07:45
*All times as per Central European Time (CET) – (GMT+1)

 

Networking and exhibition


07:45 - 10:30
SESSION ONE: Industry overview

Session language: Turkish
* Simultaneous Turkish-to-English translation is available during the session.

Opening of the conference

Moderator: Murat Eryılmaz, General Manager, SteelOrbis

Turkish steel industry overview
- Dr. Veysel Yayan, Secretary General, Turkish Iron and Steel Producers' Association (TISPA) 

Global outlook of the steel industry
-
Ugur Dalbeler, General Manager, Colakoglu Metalurji 

A global market outlook to steel raw materials
- Baris Ciftci, Head of Strategic Initiatives and Raw Materials Markets Evaluation, World Steel Association 


10:30 - 12:00
Networking break

12:00 - 13:30
SESSION TWO: Global economy – post Covid-19

Session language: English
* Simultaneous English-to-Turkish translation is available during the session.

Moderator: Murat Eryılmaz, General Manager, SteelOrbis

- Professor Ozgur Demirtas, Chair Professor of Finance, Sabanci University


13:30 - 14:30
Networking break

14:30 - 16:00
SESSION THREE: BPI and freight markets

Session language: English
* Simultaneous English-to-Turkish translation is available during the session.

Moderator: Ekaterina Kudina, Market Intelligence Specialist, SteelOrbis

BPI market outlook
- João Paulo Fragoso, Pig Iron Export Manager, Kentron Ltda


Moderator: Murat Eryılmaz, General Manager, SteelOrbis

Freight markets outlook
- Enrico Paglia, Research Manager, Banchero Costa


16:00 - 00:00
Networking and the exhibition remain open


Day 2: Wednesday, December 02, 2020

00:00 - 09:00
Networking and the exhibition remain open

09:00 - 10:30
SESSION FOUR: Global markets – India and China

Session language: English
* Simultaneous English-to-Turkish translation is available during the session.

Moderator: Murat Eryılmaz, General Manager, SteelOrbis

The outlook for steel in East Asia
- Kazuo Mike Fujisawa, Principal - Overseas Business Planning Department, JFE Steel Corporation

India: The next growth engine of the global steel industry
- Sushim Banerjee, Former Director General, INSDAG

China: The driver of the steel market
- Simon Yu, Vice President, Jiangsu Yonggang Group Co., Ltd.


10:30 - 10:45
SESSION FIVE: Overcapacity in steel ındustry creates opportunity for us

Session language: English
* Simultaneous English-to-Turkish translation is available during the session.

Moderator: Murat Eryılmaz, General Manager, SteelOrbis

  • Who we are and how we can help you?
  • Capital Investment: (2015) Danieli Rebar Mill 500.000 tpy

- Darko Pepovski, Vice President Sales & Operations, Hilco Industrial Acquisitions bv


10:45 - 12:00
Networking break

12:00 - 14:00
SESSION SIX: Global markets – SEA, EU and CIS

Session language: English
* Simultaneous English-to-Turkish translation is available during the session.

Moderator: Mesut Ozdol

Southeast Asian steel industry and outlook
- Yeoh Wee Jin, Secretary General, South East Asia Iron and Steel Institute (SEAISI)

EU steel market outlook
- Alessandro Sciamarelli, Director of Economic Studies and Market Analysis, European Steel Association (EUROFER) 

CIS market outlook
- Burak Soydan, General Manager, NLMK Turkey


14:00 - 15:00
Networking break

15:00 - 17:00
SESSION SEVEN: Global Markets and the US

Session language: English
* Simultaneous English-to-Turkish translation is available during the session.

Moderator: Margie Palmer, Market Analyst, SteelOrbis Americas

Steel in the time of COVID-19: Uneven harm, uneven recovery
- John Anton, Associate Director – Pricing and Purchasing, IHS Markit 

Moderator: Katie Memmel, Content Manager, SteelOrbis Americas

Debate: How the US steel industry moves forward in 2021
- Philip Bell, President, Steel Manufacturers Association
- Matthew Nolan, Partner, Arent Fox LLP


17:00 - 00:00
Networking and the exhibition remain open


Day 3: Thursday, December 03, 2020

00:00 - 08:30
Networking and the exhibition remain open

08:30 - 10:30
SESSION EIGHT: COVID-19 effect on flat steel, coated steel and steel pipe sector

Session language: Turkish
* Simultaneous Turkish-to-English translation is available during the session.

Moderator: Mesut Ozdol

- Kerem Cakir, General Manager, Borcelik
- Kemal Sarac, Chairman, Turkish Steel Pipe Manufacturers Association; General Manager, Yucel Boru
- Gokhan Demiruz, Chairman, Turkey's Association of Flat Steel Exporters and Manufacturers (YISAD)
- Tolga Kisacikoglu, Chairman, Galva Metal


10:30 - 12:00
Networking break

12:00 - 13:00
SESSION NINE: Opportunities and threats

Session language: Turkish
* Simultaneous Turkish-to-English translation is available during the session.

Moderator: Murat Eryılmaz, General Manager, SteelOrbis

Opportunities and threats ahead of the industry 

- Muammer Bilgic, General Manager, Bilecik Demir Celik
- Mehmet Cakmur, General Manager, M Steel Dıs Ticaret 


13:00 - 14:30
SESSION TEN: Companies, Brands and Community Dynamics in the Post-Covid Era

Session language: Turkish
* Simultaneous Turkish-to-English translation is available during the session.

Moderator: Murat Eryılmaz, General Manager, SteelOrbis

- Bekir Agirdir, General Manager, Konda Research Company


14:30 - 00:00
Networking and the exhibition remain open