Preliminary program - timing, speaker names and content may be changed
Optional Field Visit Voss Edelstahl
Monday, September 19
Optional Field Visit to Voss Edelstahl
13:00
Gathering in Hotel Lobby
13:30
Bus Leaves to Voss
14:00
Greetings
Markus Fischer, Managing Director, Voss Group Europe, Germany
14:30
Visit of different digital controlled high shelf stock systems and processes in Voss
17:00
Bus returns to Conference Hotel
18:00 Networking Welcome Cocktail Reception @ Privathotel Lindtner
Day 1
Tuesday, September 20
08:00 Registration desk opens
Keynote Panel
Chairman: Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
09:00
Chairman' s Opening Remarks
Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
09:15
Keynote Presentation: Materials for the Future
Pablo Cantle, Commercial Director, Acerinox Europe, UK
09:45
Keynote Presentation: Environmental needs are reshaping Stainless Steel Industry
Timoteo Di Maulo, CEO, Aperam, Luxembourg
10:15
Networking Refreshment Break
11:00
Steel and metals distribution in times of material shortages and volatile prices
Thorsten Studemund, CEO, Voss Group Europe, Germany
11:20
Keynote Panel Discussion
12:00 STS Executive of the Year Award
Chairman: Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
12:30 Networking Lunch
Distribution & End Use
Chairman: Wolfgang Lipp, Vice President, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
14:00
The hard fight for sustainability seen from a distributors perspective
Michael Lund, Group CEO, Managing Director, Damstahl Group, Denmark
14:15
Interviews/discussions with distributors
Michael Lund, Group CEO, Managing Director, Damstahl Group, Denmark
14:35
Interviews/discussions about end use industries (oil & gas, energy and home appliances)
  • Norbert Heinzle, Managing Director, H. Butting GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
  • Clemens Schneider, Director Global Purchasing Stainless Steel, BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, Germany
15:00
Networking Refreshment Break
Fireside Chat moderated by Markus Moll
15:30
17:00
End of Day 1
17:30
Bus leaves for Boat Trip in front of Lindtner Hotel
18:30
Networking Boat Trip sponsored by Cronimet
20:00
Bus returns to Privathotel Lindtner
Day 2
Wednesday, September 21
Raw Materials Scrap
Chairman: Robert Messmer, Market Analyst, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
09:00
Chairman’s opening remarks
Robert Messmer, Market Analyst, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
09:05
Green Scrap, the key ingredient for Green Steel
Filipe Costa, CEO, Cronimet Envirotec GmbH, Germany
09:25
Recycling – The Role of Scrap in the Circular Economy
09:45
Stainless scrap recycling: change in paradigma after 7/8th of March?
Tobias Kämmer, CEO, Oryx Stainless, Germany
10:00
Panel Discussion
10:20
Networking Refreshment Break
Raw Materials Nickel
Chairman: Jim Lennon, Managing Director, Red Door Research, Ltd - Senior Consultant – Commodities Strategy, Macquarie Bank (Europe) Limited, UK
11:00
Chairman’s opening remarks
Jim Lennon, Managing Director, Red Door Research, Ltd - Senior Consultant – Commodities Strategy, Macquarie Bank (Europe) Limited, UK
11:05
Enabling a Sustainable future
Barry Jackson, Principal Market Intelligence Ni & STS Raw Materials, AngloAmerican Marketing Ltd, United Kingdom
11:20
Sustainability and Nickel
Mark Mistry, Senior Manager Public Policy, Nickel Institute, Belgium
11:35
Panel Discussion
  • Barry Jackson, Principal Market Intelligence Ni & STS Raw Materials, AngloAmerican Marketing Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Sebastian Kreft, Managing Director, Metals Hub GmbH, Germany
  • Robin Martin, Head of Market Development, LME - London Metal Exchange, UK
  • Mark Mistry, Senior Manager Public Policy, Nickel Institute, Belgium
  • Mark Selby, Chairman, CEO & Director, Canada Nickel Company Inc., Canada
12:15
Best Price Forecast Award
12:30
Networking Lunch
Other Raw Materials
Chairman: Robert Messmer, Market Analyst, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
14:00
Niobium (Nb) Bearing Stainless Steels – Helping the Industry to Achieve a More Sustainable Future
Caio Pisano, Technical Market Development Manager, CBMM Niobium, Netherlands
14:15
Chromium markets: not every chrome ore is equal
Görkem Kavcak, Market Research Director, Yildirim Group, Turkey
14:30
Chromium industry in times of sanitary and geopolitical crisis – how do we cope?
Victor Constant, Market Research Analyst, ICDA- International Chromium Development Association, France
14:45
Molybdenum Market Overview
Chris Gnann, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Climax Molybdenum Company, USA
15:00
Panel Discussion
  • Victor Constant, Market Research Analyst, ICDA- International Chromium Development Association, France
  • Chris Gnann, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Climax Molybdenum Company, USA
  • Görkem Kavcak, Market Research Director, Yildirim Group, Turkey
  • Caio Pisano, Technical Market Development Manager, CBMM Niobium, Netherlands
15:30
Networking Refreshment Break
Macroeconomic & Industry Outlook
Chairman: Wolfgang Lipp, Vice President, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
16:00
Clean mobility
Angel Ramirez, Global Commodity Director, Steel, Tube and Welding Wire, Faurecia Clean Mobility, Germany
16:20
Economic outlook , supply shortages and the implications for inflation and monetary policy
Stefan Schilbe, Chief Economist Germany, HSBC Deutschland, Germany
16:50
Whats ahead for Stainless Steel in 2023 and Beyond?
Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
17:05
Panel Discussion
  • Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
  • Angel Ramirez, Global Commodity Director, Steel, Tube and Welding Wire, Faurecia Clean Mobility, Germany
  • Stefan Schilbe, Chief Economist Germany, HSBC Deutschland, Germany
17:40
End of Day 2
18:10 Cocktail Reception @ Privathotel Lindtner
Day 3
Thursday, September 22
Technology Keynote Panel - Sustainable & Green Stainless
Chairman: Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
09:00
Chairman's Opening Remarks
Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
09:05
Keynote Presentation: Focus on the key levers to further decarbonize stainless production in Europe
Carlo Morettin, Chief Sustainability Officer, Aperam, Belgium
09:25
Keynote Presentation: Accelerating Business through Digital Transformation
Antonio Gayo, Corporate Strategy Director, Acerinox S. A., Spain
09:45
A look into the future - The challenges for a medium-sized stainless steel producer
Philip Torger, Business Development Manager, Böllinghaus Steel GmbH, Germany
10:00
Networking Refreshment Break
10:40
Improving Sustainability in Stainless Steelmaking
Gerald Wimmer, Vice President Converter Steelmaking, Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH, Austria
11:00
Tracing quality and sustainability data (e.g. CO2 footprint) of steel products
Stefan Grüll, Co-Founder and CEO, S1Seven GmbH, Austria
11:20
Panel Discussion
  • Antonio Gayo, Corporate Strategy Director, Acerinox S. A., Spain
  • Stefan Grüll, Co-Founder and CEO, S1Seven GmbH, Austria
  • Carlo Morettin, Chief Sustainability Officer, Aperam, Belgium
  • Philip Torger, Business Development Manager, Böllinghaus Steel GmbH, Germany
  • Paul Vanvuchelen, Director Customer Solutions, OMP, Belgium
  • Gerald Wimmer, Vice President Converter Steelmaking, Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH, Austria
12:30 Networking Lunch
The new energy reality – LNG and accelerating development of hydrogen supply
Chairman: Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
14:00
Solutions to decarbonisation and a harsh energy supply reality
Joachim von Schéele, Director Global Commercialization, Linde plc, Germany
14:20
Turbulent energy markets – quo vadis?
Alexander Lück, Head of Sales, VNG Handel & Vertrieb GmbH, Germany
14:40
Panel Discussion
15:30 End of Conference