What’s on the agenda?

This year we’re including more panel discussions, roundtables and executive interviews than ever before. This will create more candid discussion and organic debate, giving you the chance to hear what the region’s key decision makers are really thinking.

9 – 11 December 2019

Grand Hyatt Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Click on any of the highlights below to explore

Networking opportunities

Pre-conference Day - 9 December

Technical Workshops

Day 1 - 10 December

Keynote Sessions

Day 1 - 10 December

Stream 1:
Ensuring a secure supply
of raw materials

Day 1 - 10 December

Stream 2: Global steel markets – a breakdown of challenges and opportunities

Day 2 - 11 December

Stream 1:
Steel products in
the Middle East

Day 2 - 11 December

Stream 2: Technological innovations to enhance Middle Eastern steel production

Day 2 - 11 December

Regional Roundtables:
Iran, Iraq, North Africa,
Turkey, CIS

The Middle East Iron &
Steel 2019 exhibition

The agenda is subject to change. For the latest information, view the agenda online.

“Fits the world of steel into a conference hall!”

Confirmed to speak:

H. E. Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, CEO, Emirates Steel

Marwan Al-Mojil, Executive Commercial Director of Long Products, SABIC

Haytham Al-Jabr, Lead Scientist – Research & Technology, HADEED - SABIC

H.E. Dr. Mattar Al-Neyadi, The Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Energy and Industry, UAE Government

Abu Bucker Husain, CEO, Al Ghurair Iron & Steel

Ankur Dana, CEO, Dana Group

Dilip George, CEO, Bahrain Steel

Fabien Mercier, Economist, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Tushar Trivedi, Group Procurement Head, Federal Cables

Rajesh Agarwal, Board Member, Bureau of Middle East Recycling

Khaled Zaghlol, Production Section Head, Suez Steel

Robert Montgomery, Sales Manager – Middle East, Midrex Technologies

Hesham Saad, Deputy Managing Director, Arabian Steel Industries

Bernhard Steenken, CEO SMS Digital, SMS Group

Ramy Saleh, Chief Business Development Officer, Elmarakby Steel

Usama Salti, CEO, Al Anmaa Steel Iraq

Raed Seddiq, DRIC General Manager, Al Ittefaq Steel Products Company

Mandeep Bhandari, Managing Director, Steel Masters International

Deepak Bhandari, CCO, Arabian Gulf Steel Industries

Bharat Bhatia, CEO, Conares Metal Supply

Gorkem Bolaca, Managing Director, Galex Steel International

Muhieddine Chatila, Chief Procurement Officer, BRC Industrial Saudia Co.

Stephan Kraemer, Executive VP Flat Rolling Plants, SMS Group

Boris van Thiel, Advisor to Chairman, Libyan Petroleum

Vikash Verma, COO, Arabian Gulf Steel Industries

Rajesh Kumar, VP, Erbicore Global DMCC

Devvrat Moondhra, Managing Director, Duro Steel

Ali Okyay, Executive VP, Borusan Mannesmann Boru San

Ersun Ozdemirel, Export Manager, Borcelik Celik

Salam Al Sharif, Chairman, Sharif Metals

Rajiv N. Shrivastva, Managing Director, Special Steels Factory

Kaushalendra Prasad, Chairman and Managing Director, KP Global Consulting

Thomas Vanhee, Partner, Aurifer Middle East Tax Consultancy

Emrah Ugursal, Deputy General Manager – Foreign Trade, Baştuğ Metalurji Sanayi

Sijin Cheng, Metals Analytics Lead, Cargill

Davinder Chugh, Senior Partner, Synergy Capital

Thais Cunha, Associate, Aurifer Middle East Tax Consultancy

Dmitriy Nikolayenko, Head of Sales operations in Steel & Rolled Product Division, Metinvest Holding

James Ley, Principal Consultant – Tube & Pipe Group, Fastmarkets

Vlada Novokreshchenova, CIS & Iran Steel Market Reporter, Fastmarkets

Marina Shulga, CIS Steel, Global Metallics Reporter, Fastmarkets