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Big Finish to SMU's 13th Annual Steel Summit Tomorrow

Written by David Schollaert

Here’s the program for the final day of SMU’s Steel Summit on Wednesday, Aug. 23, at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta:

7:30 a.m. – Doors open at GICC. All-day beverages sponsored by Felux and continental breakfast sponsored by Fifth Third Bank

8:45-9:00 a.m. – Opening Remarks by David Schollaert, Senior Analyst of Steel Market Update

9:00–09:45 a.m. – Service Centers Panel: Adding Value Where It Counts

  • Geoff Gilmore, EVP and COO of Worthington Industries
  • Rick Marabito, CEO of Olympic Steel
  • Edward Lehner, President and CEO of Ryerson

9:45-10:30 a.m. – Logistics Panel: Moving Steel from Shore to Store

  • Cameron Gibson, Business Development Manager at Port New Orleans
  • Gregg Troian, President of PGT Trucking
  • Wade Elliott, Senior VP Marketing & Business Development at Port Tampa Bay

10:30-11:00 a.m. – Networking Break sponsored by Priefert Steel

11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Dr. Alan Beaulieu, President & Principal of ITR Economics

12:15-12:30 p.m. – Final Thoughts by Michael Cowden, Managing Editor of Steel Market Update

12:30-1:30 p.m. – Lunch sponsored by Priefert Steel

Close of Conference

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