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About the Summit

The Arab Iron and Steel Union (AISU) will organize its 2017 conference under the title,

"The Arab Steel Summit 2017" from
24-26 October 2017
at
Hyatt Regency, Casablanca, Morocco.

Concurrently, the World Steel Exhibition 2017 will be organized which will constitute a favorable environment for the companies to exhibit their iron and steel products or the innovations and latest technological solutions which help develop the productivity of the iron and steel industry

Conference Agenda

October 24th 2017

18.00 – 21.00 Registration of Participants in Arab Steel Summit 2017

October 25th, 2017

08.00 – 09.30 Opening Registration Desk

09.30 – 10.00 Opening Ceremony

Opening addresses of the Arab Steel Summit 2017

Mr. Awwad Al Khaldi, Chairman of Arab Iron and Steel Union
Mr. Kamel Djoudi, Secretary General – Arab Iron and Steel Union
Mr. Fadel El Sekkat, Chairman of Maghreb Steel

Opening of World Steel Exhibition 2017

10.00 – 10.30 Coffee Break

1st Session:

10.30 – 10.50 Outlook at the Arab Steel Industry 2020

  • General Secretariat of AISU ALGERIA

10.50 – 11.10 Consolidation and merger in World of Steel Industry and their impact in the steel market

  • Mr. Amar Drissi, CEO – Maghreb Steel, MOROCCO

11.10 – 11.30 Is There Light After Darkness For The Arab Steel Industry?

  • Mr. George Matta, Marketing Director, EZZ STEEL – EGYPT

11.30 – 11.50 SMS group - Leading Partner in the World of Metals

  • Mr. Olaf Stalfort, Senior Vice President, Commercial Sales / Marketing, SMS Group GmbH, GERMANY

11.50 – 12.10 FeDirect Reduction according to ENERGIRON

  • By: Mr. Alberto Piccoli, Vice President / Sales, Danieli Centro Metallics – ITALY

12.10 – 12.30 Flat Steel in MENA

  • Mr. B.S. Shetty, General Manager Commercial, AL GHURAIR IRON & STEEL, U.A.E

12.30 – 12.50 Discussion

12.50 – 13.00 Honoring Mr. Mohamed Laid Lachgar, Ex Secretary General from EZZ STEEL

14.00 Lunch Invitation in Honor of the Participants, Sponsored by: Kuwait SteeL

2nd Session:

16.00 – 16.20 Story of a Successful Cooperation Between Algeria & Qatar

  • Mr. Yousef Al-Muhannadi, General Manager, Algerian – Qatari Steel, ALGERIA

16.20 – 16.40 Optimizing DRI Production and Automation

  • Mr. Robert Montgomery, Plant Sales Manager, MIDREX - U.S.A

16.40 – 17.00 Challenges and Opportunities of Libyan Steel Manufacturing

  • Mr. Issa Ali Zewam, Research & Development Expert, Libyan Iron and Steel Company, LIBYA

17.00 – 17.20 MENA Billet Market: major trends & Opportunities

  • Mrs. Yuliya Filali Ansary, EDITOR – METAL EXPERT – UKRAINE

17.20 – 17.40 NALCO Water’s Best Practices at DRI facility have Improved Productivity & Reduced Total Cost of Operations,

Mr. Rane Chandrashekhar, Industry Tech Consultant – PMI NALCO – U.A.E

17.40 – 18.00 Discussion

20.30 Dinner in Honor of the Participants, Sponsored by: EZZ STEEL

October 26th, 2017

3rd Session:

09.30 – 09.50 FRAMEMETAL A Combination Between Technology And Experience.

Mrs. Allal Naouel, General Manager, EPE FRAMEMETAL – ALGERIA

09.50 – 10.10The Miinimill concept as key factor in steel industry evolution

By: Dr. Carlo P. Piemonte, Vice President – Key Account Manager, DANIELI – ITALY

10.10 – 10.30 Marketing and Local Production of Special Steel

Dr. Mamdouh Eissa, Emeritus Professor, Steel Technology Department, Metal Technology Division, Central Metallurgical Research & Development Institute (CMRDI), EGYPT

10.30 – 10.50 Arab Countries Steel Report

Mr. Yiğit Can KURTKAYA, Market Research Expert, Turkish Steel Exporters’ Association, TURKEY

10.50 – 11.10 Discussion

11.10 – 11.30 Coffee Break

4th Session:

11.30 – 11.50 Solutions for long product production in challenging markets

Dr. Thomas Maßmann, Head of Sales, Bar & Wire Rod Mills, SMS group GmbH – GERMANY

11.50 – 12.10Prospects for the development of the Arab Iron and steel Industry

By : Mr. Abdelouahed Rachdi, Geologist, Mineral Resources department Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization (AIDMO)

12.10 – 12.30 Profit Through Smart Packaging Corrosion Management System – A Safepack Steel Packaging Research Initiative

By: Mr. Rajendra Tapadia, CMD – Safepack – INDIA

12.30 – 13.00 Discussion

14.00 Lunch Invitation in Honor of the Participants, Sponsored by: MAGHREB STEEL

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Nearly 200 delegates from below companies are attending in 2017:

ACEMAR Kuwait Steel
ACR EGYPT Libyan Iron and Steel Co.
AIDMO Maghreb Steel
AISU Algeria MARTI METAL
AISU EGYPT  MESTEEL
AISU KUWAIT  Metal Bulletin TURKEY
AISU SYRIA Metal Expert UKRAINE
Akhbar Al-YoumNewspaper Metinvest Holding LLC
AL ASHRY STEEL Metinvest International SA, Gulf Branch U.A.E
AL Ghurair Iron & Steel Co Metinvest International, TUNISIA
Al Jazera Factories For Steel Products MIDREX
Al Wafd Newspaper Ministry of Industry
Al-Ahly Capital Holding Ministry of Industry Egypt
Al-Eqaria Magazine  Mission Conseil MOROCCO
ALGERIAN Qatari Steel NALCO Company
Al-Masry Al-Youm Newspaper National Bank of Egypt
ALPHA PIPE Palance Aluminum Systems
Al-Watan Newspaper Primetals Technologies, Dubai
ANABIB RIVA Industries
ATLAS CIT Sarl  SafePack Ltd
Balasore Alloys Ltd. SAMSUNG C&T K.S.A
BATICIM Sanad Construction Resources 
Chase Properties Ghana Ltd SAPTA ALGERIA
China Chengtong International Co. Ltd Shanghai Flame Steel Materials Co. LTD.
CMRDI Central Metallurgical Research & Development Institute (CMRDI) Shardfo-Tech Co. Limited
Council of Arab Economic Unity Egypt Sider
CSI CELIK SIDER EL HADJAR
DANIELI ALGERIA SMS Group GmbH
DANIELI Centro Metallics ITALY SMS Gulf FZE
Danieli EGYPT  SNIM Mauritania 
El Fouladh Société Maghrebine d’Ingénierie et Equipement
Emirates Steel Société Maghrebine d’Ingénierie et Eqp., Maghreb Zone
EMRIG SOMIFER
ENR SONASID
EPE EMB Spa State Company for Iron & Steel IRAQ
EZZ STEEL Steel Products Co. Ltd
Ferretti Construction Steel-Network
FRAMEMETAL Sudanese Malaysian Factory for Steel Industries Co 
FRAMEMETAL Sulb Company
GALVA TUBE ANABIB SUMEC Intl. Technology Ltd
Group BATIMETAL Tata International U.K
Group ENCC The Arab Company For Special Steel
Group FONDAL TOSYALI
Group IMETAL TOSYALI
Group TPL Turkish Steel Exporters’ Association
HandelsgesmbH Universal Metal Coating Co. Ltd
Interfer Steel & Commodities FZE Vesuvius Spa
Jordan Steel Vesuvius Spa ITALY
Joudco Steel Y DESIGN
KPF STEEL  Zhejiang Concord Sheet Steel Science & Tech Co. LTD

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