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Europe Steel Markets 2017

Steel 14 Nov 2017, Madrid, Spain 2 days 560.0 (Super Early Bird)

Join the Kallanish Europe Steel Markets 2017 conference this 14-15 November 2017 in Madrid for an executive-level 2-day confernece, in partnership with UNESID.  Spain is the fourth largest crude steel producer in Europe and the second largest market for automotive production. The country is particularly interesting due to its geographical position, the importance and strength of its European steel trade, but also as one of the largest importers of flat products and exporters of long products. At ESM17, the European steel market will be analysed within the frame of international developments, shedding light on the outlook for 2018, as well as the future developments and opportunities for European mills and distributors globally.

Attendees of this event will benefit from senior level speakers, detailed conference presentations, and top quality networking. Register to attend at the Launch Promotion Rate and you will secure your place at this conference, at the very best price possible.


Conference Topics


  • 2018 outlook for steel demand
  • The automotive sector: how long will the recovery last?
  • Long products: how competitive are EU mills?
  • Trade: the global battle and its effect
  • EU steelmakers: is the consolidation and reorganisation process over?
  • China: a view of the market leader
  • Raw materials: average 2017 levels and 2018 expectations




Hesperia Madrid

Address: Paseo de la Castellana, 57 28046 Madrid, Spain
Phone: +34 912 10 88 00


The Hotel Hesperia Madrid is a first class 5 star establishment, located right on El Paseo de la Castellana in Madrid, in the heart of business, shopping and culture of the city.




This event offers an unparalleled opportunity to network with top executives from the regional steel market as well as the global steel supply chain.

Trading companies, Steel producers, Steel service centers, Banks and financial institutions, Mining companies, Industry consultants, Recylcers, Freight & Logistics, Brokers, Fund Managment, Engineering Companies, Industry Associations, Government

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Europe Steel Markets 2017 14 Nov 2017, Madrid, Spain

The Europe Steel Markets 2017 conference programme is below.  

  • 12:00-14:30


  • 14:30-16:00

    Welcome & Keynote Session - Key Strategies for the European Steel Industry in 2018

    • A thought-provoking analysis of the challenges ahead for the European steel industry, including issues with overcapacity, trade barriers and the new frontiers of consolidation among steelmakers in the continent.
  • 16:00-16:30

    Coffee Break

  • 16:30-18:00

    Session 2 - Raw Materials: 2018 Expectations

    • Take a forward look into 2018 for Steel-Making Raw Materials where speakers will discuss 3 main areas: Chinese Iron Ore, the Turkish Scrap Markets, and CIS Pig Iron.
  • 18:00-19:00

    Cocktail Reception

  • 08:00-09:30


  • 09:30-11:00

    Session 3 - Long Products: Competition & Export Markets

    • Keynote speech: "2017 steel market review, producers prospective"
    • European rebar producers have had to find alternative destinations for their exports in 2017 due to the reduction in exports to Algeria, how can they increase their competitiveness in the competitive global market?
  • 11:00-11:30

    Coffee Break

  • 11:30-13:00

    Session 4 - Flat Products and the Global Trade Battle

    • With the imposition of new trade barriers affecting mainly the flats sector, the trade and domestic supply have changed in 2017. What will 2018 look like? 
  • 13:00-14:30


  • 14:30-15:30

    Session 5 - Panel Discussion: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    • Keynote speech "The European distribution sector and its future challenges"
    • Interactive panel discussion about EU prices, demand and developing trade issues.
  • 15:30-16:00

    Coffee Break

  • 16:00-17:00

    Session 6: Case Studies: An Insider's View

    • Showcase of a number of interesting new developments and success strategies from across Europe, creating new opportunities within the global steel sector.

The conference programme was last updated on the 20th July 2017.

Europe Steel Markets 2017 14 Nov 2017, Madrid, Spain

Andres Barcelo, Director General, Unesid


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Peter Bernscher, CEO, British Steel


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Jens Bjorkman, Head of Ferrous, Stena Metal International


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George Kirps, Director General, EUROMETAL


Mr Kirps started a steel business career in Luxembourg in the financial department of ARBED. Afterwards, he joined TRADEARBED, the Sales Company of ARBED Group. Next, he was in charge for the development of steel distribution in ARBED Group. In 1995, Mr Kirps entered the Management Board of PROFILARBED, ARBED’s Long Products producing units, with responsibility for Steel Distribution and Marketing. At the merger of ARBED, ACERALIA and USINOR into ARCELOR in 2002, he  got put in charge as Executive Vice President Strategy, Logistics and Synergies for ARCELOR Distribution, Trading and Transformation.   Since 2005, he is the Director General for EUROMETAL, the European Federation of Steel , Tubes and Metal distribution and trading. EUROMETAL gathers 18 national steel distribution federations representing 1 600 European steel distributors, steel service centers and steel traders, to a large extent mostly independent and family owned small and medium sized enterprises.

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Steven Randall, Independent Consultant


Steven Randall is an independent consultant with over 25 years’ experience working for the steel industry and its supply chains. Steven started his career as a strategy consultant in 1988, working for over eleven years with Hatch Beddows in Europe and North America, specialising in steel industry projects. Following this, he joined Steelscreen, an independent metals e-marketplace, as its UK General Manager. In 2001 Steven took on the role of Director of Strategy at Corus, the major European steel producer acquired by Tata Steel in 2007, where he was responsible for the Group’s corporate strategy and planning activities for over four years. After leaving Corus Steven co-founded The Steel Index (TSI), a specialist ferrous price information service, which he built into a multi-million $ business over the following ten years. Today TSI’s benchmark prices are used by industrial companies worldwide and provide the basis for the settlement of over 30 futures/derivatives contracts on commodities exchanges in Asia, Europe and North America. TSI was acquired by S&P Global Platts in 2011, following which Steven continued as TSI’s Managing Director for four years before being appointed as the Director of Global Content (pricing, news and analysis) for Platts metals and TSI. He left this position at the end of June 2016 to return to consulting. Steven holds an MA in Mathematics from Cambridge University.

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Ersun Ozdemirel, Export Manager, Borcelik Celik Sanayii


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Grupo Hierros Anon

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Europe Steel Markets 2017 14 Nov 2017, Madrid, Spain

The Kallanish Europe Steel Markets 2017 delegate list is not available at this point in time.   We have compiled the data from the 2016 Kallanish Europe Steel Markets conference for your below.

  • Attendees by Country
  • Attendees by Business Type
  • Attenee Company Names & Job Titles


2016 Attendees by Country




2016 Attendees by Business Activity



2016 Attendees Job Titles & Company Names


Job Title



General Manager ArcelorMittal C.L.N. s.p.A. Italy
Purchasing Specialist Borusan Mannesmann Turkey
Purchasing Manager Borusan Mannesmann Turkey
Sales Manager Broekman Logistics Division BV Netherlands
Sales Representative Broekman Logistics Division BV Netherlands
Analyst Corporate Credits Credit Europe Bank NV Netherlands
Account Manager Credit Europe Bank NV Netherlands
Managing Director ESA Consulting France
Group Procurement Manager Icopal ApS Denmark
General Manager Infosteel Belgium
Commercial Director John Parker & Son Ltd United Kingdom
Purchasing Manager John Parker & Son Ltd United Kingdom
Trader Manuchar NV Belgium
Manager MDM D.O.O. Slovenia
Assistant General Manager Metal One Deutschland GmbH Germany
Managing Director Metal One Deutschland GmbH Germany
Commercial Director NLMK Europe Belgium
Senior Equity Analyst OP Equities Finland
CEO Partanum Consulting GmbH Germany
Group Purchasing Manager Rettig ICC United Kingdom
Procurement Director Saferoad Daluiso A/S Norway
Sales Director SSAB Swedish Steel GmbH Sweden
Sales Director Steel Mont GmbH Germany
Sales Trader Steel Mont GmbH Germany
Sales Manager Steel Mont GmbH Germany
Manager Strang Systems Pty Ltd United Kingdom
Chairman Strang Systems Pty Ltd Australia
General Manager Strang Systems Pty Ltd Australia
Key Accountant Südwestdeutsche-Stahl-Handelsgesellschaft (SSH) mbH Germany
Trader  Sumec International Technology Co. Ltd. China
Marketing Manager Trinecke Zelezarny, a.s. Czech Republic
Commercial Manager Verbrugge Terminals B.V. Netherlands

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Europe Steel Markets 2017 14 Nov 2017, Madrid, Spain

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End Date 09 Jun 2017 21 Jul 2017 06 Oct 2017 10 Nov 2017
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