EUROMETAL Steel Day & YISAD Flat Steel Conference

27 April 2023 / Istanbul Marriott Hotel Asia



Day 1: Thursday, April 27, 2023

08:30 - 09:30
Registration desk opens in the lobby

09:30 - 10:00


- Metin Tayfun Iseri, Chairman, Flat Steel Export and Industry Association (YISAD) 
- Alexander Julius, Board Member, EUROMETAL

10:00 - 11:00
SESSION I – Turkish steel industry overview


Opening speech by Tatçelik
- Ayhan Ucar, Procurement Director, Tatçelik

Turkish steel industry overview
- Dr. Veysel Yayan, Secretary General, Turkish Steel Producers Association (TSPA)

11:00 - 11:30
Networking break

11:30 - 12:45
SESSION II – EU economy and the latest trends in the steel industry


EU economic and steel trends
- Alexander Siryk, Chief Executive Officer, Metals Consulting International (MCI)

Carbon border adjustment mechanism, sustainability and possible effects on Turkey’s exports
- Omer Kayhan Seyhun, Senior Specialist, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT)

Digital transformation of industrial commodity trade
- Umut Feyzioglu, General Manager, Proemtia

12:45 - 14:00
Networking lunch

14:00 - 15:30
SESSION III – Panel: Transition to a new era


Moderator: Murat Eryilmaz, General Manager, SteelOrbis

- Vedat Yalcin, Chairman, Turkish Steel Pipe Manufacturers Association (CEBID) / Executive Board Member, Noksel Celik Boru Sanayi
- Kerem Cakir, Chairman, Association of Cold Rolled, Galvanized and Coated Coil Manufacturers (SOGAD) / General Manager, Borcelik
- Ahmet Ozkan, Vice Chairman, Turkey's Association of Flat Steel Exporters and Manufacturers (YISAD) / Chairman, Dempas Demir
- Mehmet Cakmur, Deputy Chairman, Turkey’s Foreign Steel Trade Association (CDTD) / General Manager, M Steel Dis Ticaret

15:30 - 16:00
Networking break

16:00 - 17:00
SESSION IV – Current issues facing Turkey's economy


- Dr. Mahfi Egilmez, Economist, Author and Prof. Dr. Asaf Savas Akat, Economist, Academician