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26th Annual Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast Conference

THE key meeting place for Australia’s number 1 export industry

19-20 March 2024 | Crown, Perth

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The event looks set to continue its role as the premier event for the global iron ore and steel industry and will focus on the Iron ore & steel market dynamics and outlook, industry growth & developments, sustainability and decarbonisation and the key issues facing the iron ore industry.

As the industry booms and iron ore hits record prices the 26th Annual Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast Conference will provide the perfect opportunity for the region’s iron ore executives, project directors, analysts, fund manager, engineering firms, industry suppliers and many more to come together to reconnect and re-engage under the one roof for 2 days of presentations, discussions, networking functions and private meetings.

Just some of the key issues to be addressed:

  • Iron ore & steel market updates
  • Regional market dynamics and the impact on steel raw materials, supply chains, security & operations
  • Decarbonisation and sustainability – pathways, collaboration, opportunities, technology & automation
  • Development of green steel
  • Investment considerations
  • Collaboration with indigenous groups
  • A special focus on China – steel output, economic & political outlook
  • Project updates and developments from producers & explorers
  • Challenges facing the iron ore & steel industry – skill shortages, decarbonisation
  • Bulk shipping – decarbonisation, outlook & risks


Hon David Michael MLA

Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Ports; Road Safety; Government of Western Australia

Hon. Alannah MacTiernan

Head of Government Relations WA, GFG Alliance

Vivienne Tieu

Director of Sales, Marketing & Shipping, Fortescue

Stephan Raes

Head of Structural and Industry Policy Division, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation

Lloyd Hain

Managing Director, AME Research

Steven Michael

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Red Hawk Mining

David Trotter

Research Portfolio Manager, Minerals Research Institute of WA (MRIWA)

Azlan Ho

Managing Director, Green Steel of WA

Daniel Rodriguez

Vice President – APAC, CRU Group

Clyde Russell

Asia Commodities and Energy Columnist, Thomson Reuters

Chris Soccio

Chief Executive - Iron Ore, Mineral Resources Limited

Karlene Bylund

General Manager Customer and Strategy, Pilbara Ports

Peter Kerr

Chief Executive Officer, Mount Gibson Iron Ltd

Abhinav Gupta

Research Dry Cargo, Braemar

Dr Changlong Wang

Research Fellow, Monash University

Peter Dyball

Founder and Managing Director, Pit Crew Management Consulting Services Pty Ltd

Niki Wang

Senior Managing Editor, Iron Ore, S&P Global Commodity Insights

David Cachot

Research Director, Iron Ore, Wood Mackenzie

Vivek Dhar

Director - Mining and Energy Commodities Research, Commonwealth Bank

Linda Blore

Partner, Corporate Finance, KPMG Australia



Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

Reconnect and Re-engage with your industry peers at this year’s Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast conference.

There are many opportunities for networking including social events such as networking drinks, lunches and refreshment breaks making this not just a conference… but an all-encompassing industry “experience”.

Event sponsorship or exhibiting will allow your organisation to:

  • Build relationships with potential and existing clients
  • Generate leads from a high-level, targeted audience
  • Close sales in a more personal manner than via phone
  • Demonstrate your product in person
  • Network with the industry extensively
  • Build brand awareness

To see what is on offer please contact:

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
T: +61 (0)2 9080 4334

Event Code of Conduct

This code explains our expectations and rules, which includes general good practice behaviour – because actions can impact others and everyone has a role to play in getting it right.

Anyone not following these rules or behaving in an unacceptable way will be asked – and expected – to stop doing so immediately and may be removed from the event. Read our Event Code of Conduct here.


Our Commitment to Sustainability

In Australia, we are committed to running our events in an environmentally and socially responsible way. Across Informa Connect we are focusing on the short and long-term sustainability impacts we have on customers and colleagues alongside the communities we work in.

We recognise that it’s not just about the way we produce our events and products but recognising that we have a role to play in providing a space to work in partnership together with our markets to inspire the sustainable development of the industries we serve.

To read more on our latest sustainability reports and Faster Forward initiatives – click here.


ConnectMe • Networking enhanced

All of our events utilise a bespoke dynamic smartphone app, ConnectMe – which guarantees attendees a premium event experience. Logins are sent prior to the conference commencement allowing you to check who’s attending, schedule in meetings and catch ups, participate in live Q+A and interactive polls, and much more. ConnectMe ensures you never miss a beat prior, during and post event.

when & where

19 - 20 Mar 2024

Crown Perth
Great Eastern Highway Burswood,
Perth WA 6100, Australia
+61 8 9362 8888

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Still have a question?

Lisa Hedlund
Conference Manager
+61 2 9080 4324

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
+61 (0)2 9080 4334

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