28th International Aluminium Conference

Sep 17 2013
Sep 19 2013

Metal Bulletin 28th International Aluminium Conference will be held in Geneva from 17 - 19 September 2013.  Expert industry speakers and panellists will be on hand to share their views and insights with over 500 industry decision-makers from around the globe.

Key topics include:

  • What outlook for the global economy and, importantly, interest rates?
  • Examining the forward curve for aluminium: what expectations for the contango – and financing deals - unravelling?
  • How are fabricators and consumers coping with high premiums – are they being passed on?
  • Will base prices rise this year – and will the rise be demand or cost- drive
  • Smelter cost pressures – what lies ahead for alumina, energy, coke and caustic prices?
  • Dissecting the demand side – how much improvement will there be in 2013 and in which regions?
  • Automotive and aerospace – is the growth as strong as producers are predicting?
  • What of construction, packaging, white godos and new applications?

Speakers and panellists include:

  • Tadeu Nardocci, President, Novelis Europe, Switzerland
  • Christian Carduck, Vice President Raw Material, BMW Group, GermanyFabienne Letadic, Vice President Global Marketing, Constellium, France
  • Philippe Aubron, General Manager AM, ArcelorMittal Flat Carbon Europe/Automotive Europe, Luxembourg
  • Kevin Moore, President, All Raw Materials Consulting, and Retired Senior Manager, Global Purchasing & Supply Chain, General Motors, USA
  • Ron Knapp, Secretary General, International Aluminium Institute (IAI),UK
  • Werner Stelzer, Automotive & Aluminium Consultant, Switzerland
  • Panthea Geramishoar, Senior Expert, Non-Ferrous Department, Imidro (Iranian Mines & Mining Industries Development & Renovation Organisation), Iran
  • Jerome Lucaes, Director Product Stewardship, Rio Tinto Alcan, Canada
  • Stephan Broek, Director – Light Metals, Hatch, Canada
  • Adrian Tautscher, Group Leader, Materials Engineering, Jaguar/Land Rover, UK
  • Edgardo Gelsomino, Senior Aluminium Analyst, Wood Mackenzie, UK

For further information or to register, please visit the Metal Bulletin Website.

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