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12th Annual

Steel Markets Europe Conference

June 30 – July 1, 2016 • Hotel Novotel • Barcelona, Spain

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Mark June 30 – 1 July, 2016 in your calendar today… Register by April 22 and Save $400!

Platts is delighted to reveal that the 12th edition of Platts Steel Markets Europe conference returns to Barcelona on June 30 – 1 July, 2016 at the Novotel hotel, Barcelona.

As this event is designed for Europe’s leading producers, traders, service centers, raw material providers and end users today, Platts has sourced 30 plus key expert speakers to gather for frank discussion and unrivalled debate. This will include how to grasp strategies to bolster European steel profitability.

And for the first time at the conference we also have a must attend half day pre-conference workshop on price risk management.

Key industry leaders include:

 Laurent Plasman

Laurent Plasman

General Manager - Head of Commercial Coordination,

 Dr Henrik Adam

Dr Henrik Adam

Chief Commercial Officer,
Tata Steel Europe

 Kim Marti,

Kim Marti

International Commercial Director,

 Andres Barcelo

Andres Barcelo

Director General,

 Phillip Price

Phillip Price

Head of Market Risk Management, Derivatives Trading & Analysis,

What to expect at 2016’s event – a taster:

  • Examining supply and demand and the latest on steel prices
  • Successful examples of addressing overcapacity in Europe and elsewhere
  • Latest on steel supply from China, anti-dumping investigations and retaliatory measures
  • Strategies to boost finance and profitability of producers
  • Raw materials, trading and steel pricing – trends, outlook, challenges and opportunities
  • Latest market developments, challenges and opportunities in the South Europe, Iran, Morocco and Russia
  • Focusing on specialized steel and products to boost profitability: What successful examples are we seeing?
  • The cost of power: How much would EU mitigating measures help the steel industry?
  • Implications of COP21 and European environmental targets on the steel industry
  • Exploring demand from the energy, automotive, construction and consumer goods sectors – will there be improvements to assist the steel market?
  • Key challenges ahead and strategies towards profitability for European steel distribution

Even better networking in 2016….

Drinks reception

Join us immediately after the conference for drinks in the exhibition area

Utilise our event app…

Benefit from improved networking on-site by accessing the delegate list, exchange contact information electronically, read the speaker bios and send live messages to fellow attendees. Additionally, all presentations will be uploaded as soon as they are made available for publication by our speakers.

The Audience:

  • Regional and international producers
  • Traders
  • Stockholders and service centres
  • Consultancies
  • Raw material professionals
  • Steel end-users

Past Attendees Include:

AB Industrivärden
ArcelorMittal Distibution Solutions Italy
ArcelorMittal Flat Carbon Europe S.A
Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ
Broekman Group
C. Steinweg-Handelsveem
Cape Gate
China Metallurgical Industry P&R Institute
CME Group
Cumic Steel
DB Schenker Rail AG
Dillinger Hütte
DONG Energy Oil & Gas
Dow Jones/WSJ
Economic Research Unit (ERU), JPC
Emirates Steel Industries PJSC
ESA Consulting
Essar Steel
European Commission
Freight Investor Services
Grand River Ironsands
Hascon Engineering
HCF International Advisers Ltd
Heraeus Electro-Nite Int; NV
Horizon Energy Limited
Ince & Co
Instytut Metalurgii Zelaza
Interfer Steel and Commodities
International Steel Trade Association
J.G. Special Steel
Jaguar Landrover
Jersey Shore Steel Company
Kumba International Trading
Landmark Investments
Laplace Conseil
Leggett & Platt Automotive Europe
Leveltek International
MainFirst Bank AG
Maney Publishing
McKinsey & Co
Mechel Service Belgium
Metinvest Holding LLC
Metinvest International
Midrex Technologies
MTI - Ferro de Moncorvo, SA
NLMK La Louvière
NLMK Lalouviere
North Atlantic Iron Corporation
Nucor Corporation
NV Bekaert
OM Partners
Pohjola Bank plc
Port of Antwerp
Posco Europe Office
Raw Materials Group
SafeRoad AS
Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK (SSI UK)
Sankaty Advisors
Schmiedewerke Gröditz GmbH
Sidermec Spa
Singapore Exchange (SGX)
Spa Coprac
SSY Consultancy & Research
SSY Futures
Standard & Poor's
Steel and Iron Ore
Steel Markets Daily
Steel Times International
SteelConsult International
Stemcor UK
Supremedy Ltd
Tata Steel
Tata Steel Europe
The Steel Index
Thomson Reuters
ThyssenKrupp AG
ThyssenKrupp Mannex GmbH
ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
Traxys Europe SA
Trinecke zelezarny, a.s.
U. S. Steel Kosice
UECC Iberica
UK Steel
Vestel Beyaz Esya A.S.
Wood Mackenzie
World Steel Association

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If you work within the European steel sector and would like to be involved with the industry’s leading conference, please contact our event team to discuss opportunities for involvement.

Speaking opportunities, please contact:
Matthew Secker
Tel: +44 20-7176-6671

Sponsorship opportunities, contact
Daniel Davies
Tel: +44 20-7176-6229

Media inquiries and any additional information, contact:
Paul Chapman
Tel: +44 20-7176-6273

Additional Workshop

This year you have the option of registering for the pre-conference Hedging and Price Risk Management Workshop. The workshop delivers expert understanding of basic hedging methods for steel, and gives you practical, hands-on exercises for advanced hedging strategies.

You can register separately for the workshop (June 29) or the Symposium (June 30 - July 1), or attend both events and save with a discount package.

For more details, please contact:
Preston Gibson
Tel: +44 20-7176-6273

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