MondayJun 24
TuesdayJun 25
WednesdayJun 26
Time in PT
Time
Event
What
Who
08:00 – 17:00
Registration
09:00 – 09:10
Fastmarkets’ Welcome and Housekeeping
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells

Andrew Wells

Global Steel and Ferro-alloys Editor

Fastmarkets

09:10 – 09:20
Welcome Address

Welcome to International Iron Ore 2024: Vienna

09:20 – 09:40
Special Address
09:40 – 10:00
Keynote Address
10:00 – 10:45
Panel: Long Term Iron Ore Strategies in Light of Steel Decarbonisation

· Iron ore production range 

· Challenges to the production of high grade materials

· The interplay between iron ore production and steelmaking technologies 

Andrew Wells
Dilip George
Andrew Wells

Andrew Wells

Global Steel and Ferro-alloys Editor

Fastmarkets

Dilip George

Dilip George

CEO

Foulath Holding

Luisa Orre

Chief Procurement Officer

H2 Green Steel

Rafael Azevedo

General Manager Iron Ore Sales & Marketing – Atlantic

Rio Tinto

Rafael Buzetti

Head of Sales EMEA

Samarco Mineração

10:45 – 11:15
Networking Break
11:15 – 11:35
Session: Vale's Main Initiatives in Decarbonisation

Guilherme Reinisch

Global Head Iron Ore Briquettes

Vale

11:35 – 11:55
Anglo American Session
11:55 – 12:15
Champion Iron Session
François Lavoie
François Lavoie

François Lavoie

VP Sales, Technical Marketing and Product Development

Champion Iron

12:15 – 12:35
Metinvest Session
Pavlo Perkonos
Pavlo Perkonos

Pavlo Perkonos

Senior Manager Strategy & Business Development

Metinvest

12:35 – 12:55
LKAB Session
12:55 – 14:20
Networking Lunch
13:20 – 14:20
Women in Iron Ore & Green Steel Networking Lunch
14:20 – 14:40
Session: A Global View on Energy Transitions and Future Demand of Raw Materials
Adrian Doyle
Adrian Doyle

Adrian Doyle

Expert, MineSpans

McKinsey & Company

14:40 – 15:00
Session: Black Sea Exports in 2024 and New Planned Capacity

· 2023 Ukrainian production and exports routes

· Long term production plans and investments required

· Role of Ukraine for green steel transition 

Stanislav Zinchenko
Stanislav Zinchenko

Stanislav Zinchenko

CEO

GMK Center

15:00 – 15:20
Session: High-Grade Iron Ore Market Evolution: Middle East & Indian Ocean Trade

· High grade iron ore demand in the Middle East

· Development of sustainable supply chain for DR-EAF steel making route

· Forecast iron ore supply in the Middle East in 2030 and beyond 

Amit Kumar Amb

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Jindal Shadeed

15:20 – 15:40
Session: Chinese Iron Ore Demand: Impact on Global Trade Patterns

· Overview of Chinese steel market 

· Analysis of changes to Chinese iron ore grades/volumes imports

· Nature of trade fluctuations: short term imbalances or structural changes?

Alice Li

Senior Price Reporter

Fastmarkets

15:40 – 16:10
Networking Break
16:10 – 16:40
The French Connection: Understanding How A French Startup is Part of the Changing Landscape

· Producing HBI from green hydrogen

· A gap in the market?

· Predictions for the future of the market

José Noldin
Andrew Wells
José Noldin

José Noldin

CEO

GravitHY

Andrew Wells

Andrew Wells

Global Steel and Ferro-alloys Editor

Fastmarkets

16:40 – 16:55
Session: European Iron Ore Market Analysis in the Context of Global Trade Flows

· Analysis of supply imbalances in the European iron ore market

· Charting regional raw materials demand in relation to decarbonization standards and deglobalization trends

· Steel production forecast in China – what’s the likely impact on raw materials trade?

Miriam Falk
Miriam Falk

Miriam Falk

Senior Analyst

Fastmarkets

17:00 – 19:00
Welcome Reception
08:30 – 17:00
Registration
09:30 – 09:40
Welcome Address
Kim Leppold
Kim Leppold

Kim Leppold

Head of Research – Steel

Fastmarkets

09:40 – 10:00
Session: Updates on the Simandou Project
Gerard Rheinberger
Gerard Rheinberger

Gerard Rheinberger

Managing Director

Rio Tinto Simandou

10:00 – 10:45
Panel: Price Trends, Market Dynamics and Risk Management

· Charting price fluctuations and market volatility in iron ore markets

· Fastmarkets pricing methodology and market transparency

· Iron ore derivatives, option and futures markets 

Gilberto Cardoso
Gilberto Cardoso

Gilberto Cardoso

Managing Director

Tarraco Commodities

Przemek Koralewski

Global Head of Market Development

Fastmarkets

10:45 – 11:15
Morning Networking Break
11:15 – 11:35
Session: DRI/EAF Steel Production: USA Experience vs EU Expectations

· Analysis of steel production in USA: BOF v EAF output; flat and long volumes 

· DRI solutions to reduce carbon emissions

· Technological capabilities to transition from natural gas to hydrogen DRI

11:35 – 12:20
Panel: The Future of European DRI Sector

· Overview of DRI-EAF investments in Europe

· Energy requirements and energy transition in steel production

· Europe DRI imports in the medium term 

Rutger Gyllenram
Alice Vieillefosse

Jan Friedemann Plaul

Head of Iron and Steelmaking

Primetals

Rutger Gyllenram

Rutger Gyllenram

CEO

Kobolde

Alice Vieillefosse

Alice Vieillefosse

Chief Growth Officer

GravitHY

Michael Lövgren

Commercial Director Global Growth & Business Unit Hydrogen

H2 Green Steel

12:20 – 13:50
Networking Lunch
13:50 – 14:10
Cargill Session
14:10 – 14:30
Session: Global Trends in DRI and HBI Markets – Impact on European Steel Making

· Update on migration from BOF to EAF 

· Charting global HBI/DRI trade flows and price trends

· European steelmaking: status quo and developments in the medium term

John Atherton
John Atherton

John Atherton

Secretary General

International Iron Metallics Association (IIMA)

14:30 – 14:40
Session: Global Pig Iron Market Trends

Global Pig Iron Market Trends

· Pig iron   market fundamentals

· Impact of   Black Sea conflict on the global pig iron trade and consumption 

· Nodular   pig iron to abate emissions

Marina Shulga

Senior Steel/Global Metallics Reporter

Fastmarkets

14:40 – 15:00
Q&A: The European Metallics Markets in the Context of Decarbonization
John Atherton
John Atherton

John Atherton

Secretary General

International Iron Metallics Association (IIMA)

15:00 – 15:30
Networking Break
15:30 – 15:50
Session: Ferrous Scrap Market Update

· Comments on the nascent high grade ferrous scrap market in Europe

· From waste to resource: foreseeable changes to EU scrap policies?

Ross Yeo

European & Asia Scrap Editor

Fastmarkets

15:50 – 16:35
Panel: European Ferrous Scrap Trade Dynamics

Ross Yeo

European & Asia Scrap Editor

Fastmarkets

Raj Shah

Vice President, Trade

Ores & Minerals UK Ltd.

16:35 – 17:00
Session: How to Exploit the Full Potential of Iron Ores in Ironmaking
Christoph Aichinger
Christoph Aichinger

Christoph Aichinger

Head of Agglomeration

Primetals

17:00 – 19:00
Evening Networking Reception
08:00 – 09:20
Registration
09:20 – 09:30
Green Steel Summit Welcome Remarks
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells

Andrew Wells

Global Steel and Ferro-alloys Editor

Fastmarkets

09:30 – 09:50
Session: In Pursuit of a European Green Steel Market: Steelmakers Plans, Fastmarkets Indices

· Outlook of EAF projects in Europe 

· Structural changes and new price premiums for flat steel markets

· Evolution of green steel trading and the role of stockholders 

Julia Bolotova

Price Reporter

Fastmarkets

09:50 – 10:10
Session: How CBAM Revolutionizes Steel Making in Europe

· An update on of CBAM, impact and challenges

· Understanding the reporting dynamics and incremental steps towards carbon neutrality

· Market projections and policy framework for the future

10:10 – 10:30
Session: How the European Steel Market is Coping in a Fast-Changing World

• The challenge of adjusting integrated mill output in a low-demand environment

• Analysis of European EAF and DRI projects: what lies ahead for the flat steel market? 

• Looking ahead: production outlook and price forecasts

Kim Leppold
Kim Leppold

Kim Leppold

Head of Research – Steel

Fastmarkets

10:30 – 11:00
Networking Break
11:00 – 11:20
Session: Shaping The Future Of Direct Reduction And Green Ironmaking
Wolfgang Sterrer
Wolfgang Sterrer

Wolfgang Sterrer

Head of Direct Reduction

Primetals

11:20 – 12:05
Panel: Pathways Towards Carbon-Free Steelmaking

• Analysis of decarbonization strategies encompassing technological innovations, policy incentives, and supply chain optimizations to facilitate the transition towards carbon-free steelmaking.

• Discussion of the renewable energy role in green transition; building the sustainable grid of renewable energy in Europe to feed the production of green hydrogen at affordable prices.

• Exploration of circular economy principles, and carbon capture and utilization (CCU) techniques in achieving carbon neutrality across the steel production process

• Investigation of the role of adequate legislation base development, facilitating the use of carbon-neutral steel across supply chains, ensuring a balanced transition towards sustainable steel production.

• Investigation of socio-economic implications and stakeholder engagement strategies essential for fostering widespread adoption of carbon-free steelmaking practices

• Analysis of the green steel market in Europe: green steel uptake in various end-user sectors in different regions; potential increase of demand amid reduced supply

Stanislav Zinchenko
Stanislav Zinchenko

Stanislav Zinchenko

CEO

GMK Center

Julia Bolotova

Price Reporter

Fastmarkets

Norbert Thumfart

CEO of Weyland and Chairman of ARGE Stahl- und Metalldistribution, Board Member

EUROMETAL

Parizat Pandey

Director, Direct Reduced Iron (DRI)

Metso

12:05 – 13:35
Close of the International Iron Ore and Green Steel Summit and Lunch