Agenda Snapshot

Hear from major producers and end users on the outlook for global supply and demand

Top sessions

DAY 1: Tuesday 24 September, 2019

9:00 Keynote panel: What does the future hold for the global aluminium industry?

  • What is being considered by aluminium producers when thinking about short and long terms plans?
  • What are the key global factors driving the strategies of Aluminium producers?
  • In times of steady demand for aluminium, how can overcapacity be avoided?
  • How have energy costs increasing effected the entire aluminium value chain?
  • Pressure of end-users:
    - What is driving packaging end users to use aluminium as part of their sustainability goals?
    - How are light weighting for Electric Vehicles influencing the future demand for aluminium?

Panellists:

Evangelos Mytilineos, Chairman and CEO, Mytilineos S.A.

Dr. Constantin Catsaros, Executive Director, Elval

Tolga Egrilmezer, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Aluminium, Rio Tinto

Roman Andryushin, Director of Sales and Marketing, Rusal

14:00 Executive interview: All green aluminium

An open conversation with Rusal

Panellists:

Jerome Lucas, Marketing & Sustainability Director, Rusal

Andrea Hotter, Special Correspondent, Fastmarkets

16:00 Middle Eastern growth areas and future prospects

  • New projects and developments update
  • What plans are there for building refinery capacity in the gulf?
  • Has there been a shift away from spot market alumina purchasing?

Mahmood Daylami, Secretary General, Gulf Aluminium Council

DAY 2: Wednesday 25 September, 2019

11:00 China: production, demand, and price trends

  • Price trends in China for aluminium, alumina and bauxite
  • Chinese aluminium market supply demand balance outlook
  • China supply and consumption patterns?

Yang Cao, Market Analyst, Fastmarkets

11:40 Light weighting for Electric Vehicles –game changer for aluminium industry?

  • How much aluminium will be in demand for EVs by 2030?
  • For which applications is aluminium used in EVs?
  • Steel versus aluminium: What is the difference for EVs? How are they in competition?
  • Why is regional economy development a fundamental drive for aluminium demand in the automotive industry?

Goran Djukanovic, Analyst/ Consultant, Aluminium Insider, Goran Djukanovic

14:10 The future of packaging and responsible aluminium sourcing

  • What are the current and future trends affecting the packaging market?
  • What is the relationship between aluminium packaging and consumers?
  • Closer look at consumer awareness of packaging and how this is influencing packaging companies
  • Opportunities for aluminium packaging industry to change consumer behaviour and reduce food waste?

Moderator: Justin Yang, Aluminium Reporter, Fastmarkets

Panellists:

Ruben Griffioen, Innovation & Sustainability Manager, The Heineken Company

Stefan Glimm, Director General, GLAFRI Global Aluminium Foil Roller Initiative

Ramon Arratia, Sustainability Director, Ball Beverage Packaging Europe

“Provided an insight on aluminium market factors influencing pricing”
S. Ganapathi Subramanian, General Manager, Alucor Ltd, Dubai

Confirmed speakers:

Evangelos Mytilineos, Chairman and CEO, Mytilineos S.A.

Dr. Constantin Catsaros, Executive Director, Elval

Tolga Egrilmezer, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Aluminium, Rio Tinto

Jerome Lucas, Marketing & Sustainability Director, Rusal

Ramon Arratia, Sustainability Director, Ball Beverage Packaging Europe

Ruben Griffioen, Innovation & Sustainability Manager, The Heineken Company

Mahmood Daylami, Secretary General, Gulf Aluminium Council

Agenda*

Pre-conference
BSF & Coaltrans adaptive games

Pre-conference

BSF & Coaltrans football match

Pre-conference Workshop

Sunday 23rd June

DAY ONE

Monday 24th June

DAY ONE
Stream A

DAY ONE

Stream B

DAY ONE
Evening Party

DAY TWO
Tuesday 25th June

Exhibition Area 2019
Running over the entire 3-days

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