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Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast Conference

29-30 March 2022 | The Ritz Carlton, Perth + Virtually Delivered

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We are pleased to announce the 24th Annual Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast conference will be taking on the 29-30 March 2022 at The Ritz Carlton, Perth.

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 24th 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 outlook and updates
  • Regional market dynamics and the impact on steel raw materials, supply chains, security & operations
  • Decarbonisation and sustainability – pathways, collaboration, opportunities, technology & automation
  • Investment considerations
  • A special focus on China – steel output, economic & political outlook
  • Project updates and developments from producers & explorers – Australia & Brazil
  • Challenges facing the iron ore & steel industry – skill shortages, decarbonisation
  • Bulk shipping – decarbonisation, outlook & risks


Hon Bill Johnston MLA

Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Corrective Services; Industrial Relations, WA Government

Dino Otranto

Chief Operating Officer Iron Ore, Fortescue Metals Group

Peter Kerr

CEO, Mount Gibson Iron Limited

Paul McTaggart

Lead Metals & Mining Analysts and Head, Citi Research Australia & New Zealand

Mark Eames

Technical Director, Magnetite Mines

Niki Wang

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

Lloyd Hain

Managing Director, AME Research

Li Xinchuang

Chairman and Chief Engineer, China Metallurgical Industry Planning and Research Institute (MPI), Vice Chairman, China Iron & Steel Association (CISA)

Grant Coyle

Managing Director, Cashmere Iron

Peter Dyball

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

Stephen Quantrill

Executive Director, Tombador Iron

Rob Brierley

Managing Director, Fenix Resources

Lyle Banks

General Manager – Development and Trade, Pilbara Ports Authority

Greg O’Rourke

Leader – Rail Projects (Mining), Stantec

Paul Everingham

Chief Executive, WA Chamber of Minerals & Energy

Alex Tonks

Head of CRU Australia & New Zealand, CRU Group

Dave Rafferty

Head of Business Development, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group

Dr Vicky Au

Engagement & Strategy Lead, Hydrogen Industry Mission, CSIRO

Robert Wilson

Executive Director, Head of Western Australia and Resources, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Mingming Zhang

Principal Analyst, Wood Mackenzie

Paul Bloxham

Chief Economist, HSBC

Abhinav Gupta

Analyst - Dry Cargo Research, Braemar ACM

Clyde Russell

Asia Commodities and Energy Columnist, Thomson Reuters

Chris Kirk

Senior Research Analyst – Iron Ore, Wood Mackenzie

Kobad Bhavnagri

Head of Strategy, BloombergNEF

Deepali Sharma

Asia Editor, Argus Ferrous Markets

Damian Connelly

Principal Consulting Engineer, METS

Tom Stonier

Senior Commercial Director, Oceania, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Daniel Rodriguez

Vice President – APAC, CRU




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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


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.

when & where

29 - 30 Mar 2022

The Ritz Carlton, Perth + Virtually Delivered
1 Barrack St
Perth WA 6000
+61 (08) 6559 6888

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Still have a question?

Alexandra Bennet
Conference Manager
+61 (0)2 9080 4315

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

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