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Big Finish to SMU's Steel Summit Tomorrow

Written by Tim Triplett

Here’s the Steel Summit program for Wednesday, Aug. 25, at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta:

7 a.m. – Doors open at GICC. All day beverage sponsored by Felux and pastries sponsored by Ratner Steel        

8:20-8:30 a.m. – Opening Remarks by SMU President and CEO John Packard

8:30-9:30 a.m. – Steel Consuming Company Perspective

              Barry Zekelman, chairman and CEO, Zekelman Industries

              Chris Shipp, vice president supply chain, Priefert

              Richard Marabito, CEO, Olympic Steel

9:30-9:50 – Coffee break, sponsored by Pacesetter

9:50-10:30 – John Packard has a fireside chat with Cesar Jimenez, CEO of Ternium Mexico

10:30-10:50 a.m. – Coffee break, sponsored by Priefert Steel

10:50-Noon – The Decarbonization of Steel & Manufacturing

              Lynn Lupori, head of consulting, North America, CRU

              Phil Bell, president, Steel Manufacturers Association

              Stephen Montague, president and CEO, Midrex Technologies

              Andrew Lichter, vice president of corporate strategy and development, Mobius Risk Group

Noon-1 p.m. – Lunch, sponsored by Priefert Steel

1:00-1:40 p.m. – Electric Vehicle Outlook and the Role Steel Will Play

              John Catterall, vice president automotive, American Iron and Steel Institute

1:40-2:30 p.m. – Moving Steel and the Issues Associated with Trucking, Rail, Barge and Ship

              Gregg Troian, president, PGT Trucking Inc.

              Jeffrey Short, vice president, American Transportation Research Institute

2:30-3:00 p.m. – John Packard Closes the Conference


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