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20th Annual Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast Conference

The Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast Conference is renowned as the most definitive convention to discuss the global market outlook for the iron ore and steel industry.

29 – 30 March 2017 | Crown Perth

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overview

The event looks set to continue its role as the premier event for the global iron ore and steel industry during this challenging and crucial time as the resources sector considers the outlook for 2017 and beyond. In a time of industry volatility and uncertainty, it is now more important than ever to receive the latest expert analysis and insights into possible market and industry scenarios and network with industry leaders. Join hundreds of iron ore executives, analysts, fund managers, engineering firms, industry suppliers and many more under the one roof for 2 days of presentations, discussion, debate and networking functions and private meetings.

agenda

8:15 am

Registration and morning coffee

9:00 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Clarke Wilkins, Director, Metals & Mining Research, Citi Research

ECONOMIC AND MARKET OUTLOOK

9:10 am

Global economic and financial outlook

Paul Brennan, Chief Economist, Citi Research

9:40 am

  • Chinese steel demand in 2017
  • Supply-side reforms in Chinese steel industry and its impact on steel and iron ore market balance
  • Global iron ore supply and cost evolution

10:20 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Rio Tinto

Kellie Parker, Managing Director, Planning Integration and Assets, Rio Tinto

10:50 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | BHP Billiton Iron Ore

Edgar Basto, Asset President, BHP Billiton Western Australia Iron Ore

11:20 am

Networking & refreshment break

11:50 am

Mineral Resources

Gary Gray AO, General Manager, External Affairs, Mineral Resources Limited

12:20 pm

Mawson Iron Project in South Australia has simple ambitions –

  • Largest magnetite resources
  • Largest magnetite concentrate producer
  • Highest quality magnetite concentrate
  • Lowest cost magnetite delivered to steel mills

1:20 pm

Networking Lunch

2:20 pm

  • BCI’s iron ore projects
  • BCI’s business model
  • Diversification vs simplification

2:50 pm

Surviving a near-death experience

Cliff Lawrenson, Managing Director, Atlas Iron

3:20 pm

Networking & refreshment break

3:50 pm

To what extent will the iron ore market be impacted by rising scrap availability in China?

Alex Tonks, Head of Australia, Consulting, CRU

4:20 pm

PANEL DISCUSSION | The developments and rise of ferrous derivatives

Oscar Tarneberg, Regional Manager, Asia, The Steel Index

Anurag Nema, Director, BNP Paribas

4:50 pm

Networking drinks

6:00 pm

Close of Day One

8:30 am

Networking and morning coffee

9:00 am

Opening remarks from the Chair

Dr Neil J. Bristow, Managing Director, H & W Worldwide Consulting Pty Ltd

9:10 am

When forecasts fail: Tools for navigating markets

Chris Newman, Editor – Argus Steel Feedstocks, Argus Media

9:40 am

  • New and current brand assessments
  • Cost benefit of lower Fe vs higher Fe ores using value in use – impact on coking coal demand
  • Lump and pellet changing trends

10:20 am

Networking & refreshment break

10:50 am

  • What was behind the recent spike in the shipping markets?
  • How will future fleet development impact iron ore producers?
  • When will Charterers see a rise in their shipping costs?

11:20 am

China's steel industry

Li Xinchuang, President, China Metallurgical Industry Planning and Research Institute, & Vice Chairman, China Iron and Steel Association

12:30 pm

Networking Lunch

1:30 pm

LNG as a transport fuel - A new approach to powering the Pilbara

Linda Albano, VP Power and New Markets, Woodside

2:00 pm

  • Improving operations’ processes and optimising for value
  • Building new capabilities using disruptive technologies
  • Project case studies

2:50 pm

Close of Conference and afternoon refreshments

pricing

Packages Price
Package(Two Days) $3195+GSTEarly Bird
  • Standard registration pricing Package (Two days): $3,195 + GST

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speakers

clarke-wilkins

Clarke Wilkins

Director, Metals & Mining Research, Citi Research

paul-brennan

Paul Brennan

Chief Economist, Citi Research

tracy-liao

Tracy Liao

Asia Commodities Strategist, Citigroup

kellie-parker

Kellie Parker

Managing Director, Planning Integration and Assets, Rio Tinto

edgar-basto

Edgar Basto

Asset President, BHP Billiton Western Australia Iron Ore

Gary Gray AO

General Manager, External Affairs, Mineral Resources Limited

gordon-toll

Gordon Toll

Executive Chairman, Magnetite Mines Limited

caue-araujo

Caue ‘Paul’ Araujo

Principal Consultant, SRK Consulting (Australasia) Pty Ltd

alwyn-vorster

Alwyn Vorster

Managing Director, BC Iron Limited

Cliff Lawrenson

Managing Director, Atlas Iron

alex-tonks

Alex Tonks

Head of Australia, Consulting, CRU

oscar-tarneberg

Oscar Tarneberg

Regional Manager, Asia, The Steel Index

anurag-nema

Anurag Nema

Director, BNP Paribas

neil-bristow

Dr Neil J. Bristow

Managing Director, H & W Worldwide Consulting Pty Ltd

chris_newman

Chris Newman

Editor – Argus Steel Feedstocks, Argus Media

alina-wills

Alina Wills

Senior Commodities Research Analyst, S&P Global Platts

Peter Malpas

Director, Braemar ACM Shipbroking

Duncan Bond

Chief Commercial Officer, Berge Bulk Shipping Pte. Ltd

li-xinchuang

Li Xinchuang

President, China Metallurgical Industry Planning and Research Institute, & Vice Chairman, China Iron and Steel Association

wu-wenzhang

Wu Wenzhang

Board Chairman & President, Shanghai SteelHome E-Commerce Co., Ltd

linda-albano

Linda Albano

VP Power and New Markets, Woodside

dale-harris

Dale Harris

Regional Director Iron Ore, Australia / Asia, Hatch

damian-harding

Damien Harding

Director Performance Innovation, Hatch

Mark Pervan

Chief Economist, AME Group

when & where

29 - 30 Mar 2017

Crown Perth
Great Eastern Highway
Burswood WA 6100
1800 556 688
enquiries@crownperth.com.au

Book Accommodation with Lido Group
For your convenience Lido Group will manage your accommodation needs. Click here or call 02 8585 0808.

PLEASE NOTE: The conference is held within the Crown Perth complex in the Astral Room. The Crown Towers, Crown Metropole and Crown Promenade hotels are all within easy 5-10 minutes walk to the conference rooms. The closest hotel is the Crown Promenade.
View map here

contact

Still have a question?

Alexandra Bennet
Conference Manager
+61 (0)2 9080 4315
Alex.Bennet@informa.com.au

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
+61 (0)2 9080 4030
Megan.Rogulski@informa.com.au

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