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Big Finish to SMU's Steel Summit Tomorrow

Written by David Schollaert

Here’s the Steel Summit program for Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta:

7:30 a.m. – Doors open at GICC. All-day beverages sponsored by Felux and pastries sponsored by Ratner Steel 

8:30-8:45 a.m. – Opening Remarks by SMU President and CEO John Packard and Senior Editor Michael Cowden

8:30-9:30 a.m. – Service Center Panel: Supply Chain, Inflation & Other Issues Affecting Distribution

John Ganem, CEO, Kloeckner

Pam Heglund, CEO, Mill Steel

Edward Lehner, President and CEO, Ryerson

9:45-10:05 – Coffee break

10:05 -11:15 a.m. – Dr. Alan Beaulieu, ITR Economic Forecast

11:15-Noon – Michael Cowden has a fireside chat with Alan Kestenbaum, CEO, Stelco

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

1:00-1:45 p.m. – The New Carbon Frontier: Challenges and Opportunities

Kevin Dempsey, President and CEO, American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI)

Philip K. Bell, President, Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA)

Matthew Poole, Divisional Director, Consulting, CRU

1:45-2:30 p.m. – Automotive and the Move to Electric Vehicles

Stephen Williamson, Research Manager, Aluminum, CRU

Stephan Weng, COO, A2MAC1

Stephen Brown, Senior Director, Corporate Ratings, Fitch Ratings

2:30-3:00 p.m. – John Packard and Michel Cowden close the Conference                     

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