SteelOrbis Spring 2020 Conference & 82nd IREPAS Meeting

01 March 2020 / Metropol Palace Hotel

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Conference Program



Day 1: Sunday, March 01, 2020

14:30 - 19:00
Registration desk opens in the lobby

19:00 - 22:00
Welcome cocktail at Metropol Palace Hotel


Day 2: Monday, March 02, 2020

08:30 - 09:00
Registration desk opens in the conference area

09:00 - 09:15
Welcome address by Chairman of IREPAS

09:15 - 10:45
SESSION ONE - Global economic developments and expectations

 

Macroeconomic situation in Serbia and the Balkan region

- Mihailo Vesovic, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia / Director of sector for strategic analysis, services and internationalization


'' Life is Real: Expectations versus Reality...''

 

  • What we planned and what’s happening now
  • Global trade and growth expectations in the wake of Brexit and the coronavirus
  • How should we manage our institutions ?
  • Symbiosis of the digital touch and the human touch
  • Boss? Leader? Maestro? The new role of management in the storm…

 

- Professor Emre Alkin / Economist


10:45 - 11:15
Networking break

11:15 - 12:30
SESSION TWO - Critical changes in global long steel markets

 

Long products market outlook 

 
  • Overview of global construction sector
  • Steel and long products consumption
  • Rebar markets
  • International price situation
 

- Alexander Gordienko, Celsa Group / Export Director


Dry bulk market outlook and effects of the low sulphur regulation (IMO 2020)

 
  • What happened in 2019?
  • Recent trends
  • IMO 2020
  • What can we expect moving forward?
 

- Enrico Paglia, Banchero Costa / Research Manager 


12:30 - 14:30
Networking lunch

14:30 - 16:30
IREPAS committee meetings
14:30 - 16:30      IREPAS producers committee (by invitation only)
14:30 - 16:30      IREPAS raw material suppliers committee (by invitation only)
14:30 - 16:30      IREPAS traders committee (open to all attendees)

16:00 - 18:00
Cocktail reception


Day 3: Tuesday, March 03, 2020

09:30 - 11:00
SESSION THREE - Panel with committee chairmen

- IREPAS producers committee
- IREPAS raw material suppliers committee
- IREPAS traders committee