We welcome Michael Cowden to Steel Market Update next week as the guest speaker for our SMU Community Chat. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 11 a.m. ET. The webinar is free to anyone who is interested in the flat rolled and plate steel markets.
Joining Michael will be SMU President & CEO John Packard. They will discuss current market conditions, steel prices and how we are seeing buyers and sellers of steel react to the present situation.
PS – If you’d like to see past Community Chat webinars, you can find those here.
About Michael Cowden
Michael Cowden is a senior editor for Steel Market Update. Cowden has covered the steel industry since 2007. He has since 2014 specialized in flat-rolled steel but has previously reported on steel long products, steel pipe and tube as well as aluminum. Before joining SMU, Cowden held reporting jobs at Fastmarkets AMM in Chicago, where he was involved in launching AMM’s daily hot-rolled coil index. He also worked for the Associated Press in Pittsburgh, and the Cambodia Daily in Phnom Penh, and was a copy editor and in marketing at the University of Chicago Press. Cowden has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Chicago and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Contact him at Michael@SteelMarketUpdate.com .