16 March - 18 March 2021
Online event

Argus Metals Live - Virtual Conference

Ferrous Focus Day - 18th March

Argus Metals Live - Ferrous Focus Day is a one day free to attend* event running alongside the main conference agenda.

This one day event will bring together the steel-making world to take stock of how Covid has affected the market in different regions, as well as address the existential issues which will determine how global steel production and consumption may change in the coming years. Comprehensive regional overviews will be provided for the Americas, EMEA and Asia/Oceania, as well as an outlook for the global scrap market, the outlook for sustainability in the Asian market, and an examination of what decarbonisation policies may bode for the future of European steel.

Who can attend? 

*Companies which work primarily within the ferrous industry are eligible for a Ferrous Day pass. Your registration application will be reviewed first to ensure you meet the criteria.

Registration

Select your attendee category: Attendee – Ferrous Day Only Pass. On the basket page enter promotional code:  FERROUSVIP0121 to register for this complimentary pass.

Ferrous Focus Day Only Pass Promo code
1 x Virtual conference pass to the Ferrous Focus Day Only (18 March 2021) - Complimentary pass only for individuals who work primarily in the ferrous industry  FERROUSVIP0121

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Ferrous Focus Day speakers

Premal Desai
Premal Desai
Group Chief Operating Officer, GFG Alliance
Prabodha Acharya
Prabodha Acharya
Chief Sustainability Officer, JSW Group
Adolfo Aiello
Adolfo Aiello
Director Climate & Energy, Eurofer
Tamara Thorne
Tamara Thorne
Senior Analyst, Refinitiv
Alberto Xodo
Alberto Xodo
Vice President Sales, LME
Tim Hard
Tim Hard
Vice President - Metals, Argus
Blake Hurtik
Blake Hurtik
Editor, Argus Metal Prices, Argus
Colin Richardson
Colin Richardson
Editor, Argus
Deepali Sharma
Deepali Sharma
Deputy Editor, Argus
Ferrous Focus Day agenda pdf

Agenda

  • 05:00 GMT
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  • 05:45 GMT
  • Steel in the Eye of the Storm: Taking stock of 2020 and the prospects for next year (Asia and Oceania) Tim Hard, VP Metals, Argus
- Examining the effects of the coronavirus pandemic across the supply chain
- How are capacities or trade flows shifting in the region?
- Which factors will determine the extent to which demand will recover, and are any new growth sectors cause for optimism?
 
  • 07:00 GMT
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  • 07:30 GMT
  • Keynote Speech: Sustainability in the Steel Industry in Asia JSW Group, Argus
  • What are the sustainability requirements in the Asian steel industry? 
  • Which new initiatives and ideas are coming on board to make the sector more on course for carbon-neutral steelmaking? 
  • What are the economic, logistical and environmental consequences of improving sustainability in the sector? 

Speakers: 

Prabodha Acharya, Chief Sustainability Officer, JSW Group
Q&A Host:Tim Hard, SVP-Metals, Argus

  • 09:00 GMT
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  • 09:30 GMT
  • Iron Ore and Coke/Coal Overview: Taking stock of 2020 and the prospects for next year Deepali Sharma, Deputy Editor, Argus
  • Examining the effects of the coronavirus pandemic across the supply chain 
  • How are capacities or trade flows shifting in the region? 
  • Which factors will determine the extent to which demand will recover, and are any new growth sectors cause for optimism? 
  • 10:00 GMT
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  • 10:30 GMT
  • Steel in the Eye of the Storm: Taking stock of 2020 and the prospects for next year (EMEA) Colin Richardson, Editor, Argus
- Examining the effects of the coronavirus pandemic across the supply chain
- How are capacities or trade flows shifting in the region?
- Which factors will determine the extent to which demand will recover, and are any new growth sectors cause for optimism?
 
  • 11:00 GMT
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  • 12:00 GMT
  • Refinitiv Fireside Chat: Using data to analyse steel market trends Refinitiv, Argus - Tamara Thorne, Senior Analyst - Precious Metals Demand, Refinitiv

Speakers: 

Tamara Thorne, Senior Analyst, Refinitiv

Oscar Tarneberg, VP, Business Development, Metals, Argus

  • 12:00 GMT
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  • 12:45 GMT
  • Keynote Panel: How can Europe support its steel industry better as it moves towards a decarbonised future? Eurofer, GFG Alliance, Argus
- What effect is the carbon price having on European production?
- What should policymakers do to ensure low-carbon European steel can remain competitive versus other jurisdictions?
- Which other social or geopolitical factors will influence decisionmakers, and how should the industry respond?
 

Confirmed speakers:

Adolfo Aiello, Energy and Climate Director, Eurofer  

Premal Desai, Group Chief Operating Officer, GFG Alliance 

Moderator and Q&A Host: Colin Richardson, Editor, Argus 

  • 13:00 GMT
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  • 14:00 GMT
  • Managing steel price risk in times of extreme volatility LME, Argus
Speakers: 

Alberto Xodo, VP Sales, LME 

Q&A: Colin Richardson, Editor, Argus  
  • 14:00 GMT
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  • 14:30 GMT
  • Global Scrap Market Overview: Steel in the Eye of the Storm: Taking stock of 2020 and the prospects for next year Argus experts
  • Examining the effects of the coronavirus pandemic across the supply chain 
  • How are capacities or trade flows shifting in the region? 
  • Which factors will determine the extent to which demand will recover, and are any new growth sectors cause for optimism? 

Speakers: 

Alex Reynolds, Associate Editor, Argus 

Ronan Murphy, Editor, Argus 

Terry Chuay - Senior Reporter, Scrap - Argus Media

  • 19:00 GMT
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  • 19:30 GMT
  • Steel in the Eye of the Storm: Taking stock of 2020 and the prospects for next year (Americas) Blake Hurtik, Editor, Argus
- Examining the effects of the coronavirus pandemic across the supply chain
- How are capacities or trade flows shifting in the region?
- Which factors will determine the extent to which demand will recover, and are any new growth sectors cause for optimism?
 

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