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Platts European Aluminum Conference

Profiting from changing end user demand
Main Conference: April 9-10, 2018 • Post-Conference Workshop: April 10, 2018
Intercontinental Dusseldorf • Düsseldorf, Germany

Mark April 9-10 , 2018 in your calendar today…Register by March 2and Save $150!

Platts is delighted to reveal the launch of a new aluminium event for Europe taking place on April 9-10 at the Intercontinental Dusseldorf, Germany.

Platts European Aluminum Conference 2018 is designed for the regions’ leading smelters, traders, stockholders, raw material providers and end users.

Platts is presently sourcing around 25 expert speakers to gather for frank discussion and unrivalled debate. This will include how to profit from developments in changing end user demand.

And we also have a must attend combined or separately bookable half day post-conference workshop on April 10 on hedging and price risk management.

What to expect – a taster

  • The state of the market today – Macroeconomics, supply and demand, price trends, reducing costs and impacts of environmental regulation – what does it all mean for the aluminum industry?
  • Making vehicles of the future lighter and more energy efficient– Will the rise of electric vehicles and autonomous cars introduce a new surge in aluminum demand from automakers?
  • Future signs of growth in end user markets – What are we seeing in the military and aerospace, containers, packaging, power, building and construction, and transportation sectors?
  • US and Chinese and NAFTA trade issues effecting the aluminum industry globally–Investigating the latest antidumping and countervailing duties and reform of the NAFTA: implications towards aluminum trade flows with the US, Mexico and Canada
  • Latest developments, challenges and new market opportunities – Shedding light on Russia, Japan, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East
  • Investigating the secondary aluminium and scrap markets –Dissecting the latest demand outlook and supply and flows for secondary alloys and scrap
  • Assessing the raw materials markets–Latest trends, supply and demand, growth prospects and future markets regionally and globally
  • Innovations in trading and balancing automation, employment and productivity – How much can and should blockchain be the future for the metals industries and examining future trends in automation
  • Exploring M&A trends & implications – Outlining the latest M&As and financial performances of aluminum smelters by region, and to what extent is aluminum an investment opportunity today?

The Audience:

The event will attract in excess of 100 delegates from across the aluminium value chain, including:

  • Regional and international smelters
  • Traders
  • Stockholders and service centers
  • Consultancies
  • Raw material professionals
  • Aluminium end-users

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