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The 5th Annual Steel Scrap Conference will feature intriguing topic discussions by bringing the ferrous scrap industry’s most intuitive experts and industry leaders together. Over the two-day conference, you will hear, debate and converse about the industry trends affecting you and the market the most, including:  vertical integration, M&A, supply and demand dynamics and the growing impact of import and export markets.


Keynote Address: 
John Zanieski
, President, Evraz Inc Recycling

Highlight Address: NAFTA Outlook 
David Hodory
, VP, Marketing & Communications, David J. Joseph Co.

Confirmed Panelists:
Ben Abrams, President, Consolidated Scrap Resources, Inc
Paul Brenner, President, Brenner Recycling
Youngjin Chang
, Associate Director, Metals Research,
CME Group
Ken Cohen
, President, Cohen Brothers, Inc
Jeffrey Dilley, President and CEO, Exsero Ltd
Robert Drew, General Manager of Logistics, Tata Steel International
Russell Egge
, Contributor, Metal Bulletin Research

Randy Ehret, General Manager, Strategic Sourcing – Steel, The Timken Company
Chris Evans
, Head of Business Development,
London Metal Exchange
Gianluca Gaetani
, Managing Director,
INTERSEROH Scrap and Metals Trading GmbH
Allan Goldstein
, CEO and President, AMG Resources

Frank Goulding, VP of Marketing, Newell Recycling
Alberto Hassan, President, International Iron Metallics Association
Gary Heasley, Executive VP, Steel Dynamics
Tayfun Iseri, Coordinator,
Colakoglu Metalurji
Harry Kletter
, CEO,
Industrial Services of America
Terance Ko
, Director Consulting China, Hatch Consulting
John Kopfle, Director-Corporate Development, Midrex 
Pat McCormick, President of World Steel Exchange Marketing, World Steel Dynamics
Pete Meyers, VP of Ferrous Sales & Marketing, Metalico
Vince Pappalardo
, Managing Director-Metals Industry Group Head, Stout Risius Ross Advisors LTD
Mark Parr, Managing Director,
KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.
Ralph Pinkert
, Executive VP,
Scrap Metal Services
Alan Price
, President,
American Scrap Coalition
Andre Pujadas
, NA Manager - Scrap & Metallics,Severstal Columbus, LLC

Russell Shapiro, Partner, Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC
Rodrigo Valladares, CEO, Viena Siderúrgica S.A.

Panel Leaders:
Conference Chairman:  John Harris, CEO,
Aaristic Services Inc, formerly of ArcelorMittal
Frank Griscom
, Secretary, International Iron Metallics Association

Lisa Gordon
, Reporter,
American Metal Market


Global Steel Outlook
This presentation will include an in-depth market overview of the global steel industry setting a tone for the importance of ferrous scrap in the coming year and beyond.
International Outlook
European and Far East scrap markets will be covered including supply and demand outlooks, trade barriers and emerging new markets.

State of Ferrous Scrap Roundtable – NAFTA
This panel will take a regional approach (Ohio Valley, East, South, Midwest and Canada) in discussing the influences and challenges facing the North American supply and demand markets. 
Scrap Quality Roundtable: Value In Use
An open round table discussion piloted by John Harris where suppliers and buyers come together to tackle the questions of how to get the most value in scrap and profit maximization.

Selling your Business and the World of M&A
In a time of vertical integration, this panel examines the complex issue of M&A by indulging in benefits, rising acquisition costs, and legal formalities.

Trends in Price Structures and Risk Management 
This panel will examine ways companies can apply better risk management practices to their business with a focus on price structures, finances and acquiring capital and credit.

Scrap Supplements
Outlook on future scrap supply and the supplements that are being used and developed, including an in-depth presentation on capacity capabilities, potential trade markets and the nationalization of HBI in Venezuela.
FREE: Hedging Workshop Sponsored & Hosted by the CME Group
An optional workshop for delegates to attend which will cover Hedging Primer for HRC Steel, The Role of a Commodity Futures Exchange for Hedging and Steel Futures- Why Now?

The first annual Recycled Aluminum Conference will be held in conjunction with this year's 5th Annual Steel Scrap Conference on November 8, 2011.  Register for both and save.

  • Signature SponsorStout Risius Ross
  • Platinum SponsorCME
  • Platinum Sponsorscrap metal services
  • Silver SponsorSadoff Iron & Metal Company
  • Silver SponsorMetalico
  • Supported byCARI ACIR