SBB Green Steel Strategies, Brussels
5-7 April 2011

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Programme details

The latest programme information and speaker updates can be found on this page. 


Please note that the SBB Green Steel Strategies event includes an optional visit to Tata Steel's IJmuiden plant on day 3, Thursday 7th April. This is the first working public visit to the plant, see below for futher details.

Carbon pricing may change the face of European steel-making

Day 1 - Tuesday, 5 April 2011
09:00 Registration
10:00 Keynote Session 1: An Overview

The EU's stance on CO2 and its implications for the domestic and global steel making sectors.

Chairman: Mr Roger Manser

10:45 Coffee Break
11:15 Session 2

Steel is part of the solution – innovative products – new steels

Chairman: Mr Geoff Weisenberger

12:30 Lunch
13:30 Session 3

The mechanics of Kyoto and the European Trading System (ETS)

Chairman: Mr Steven Gray

15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Session 4

Governmental actions – how countries/regions/companies compare; how are producers responding?

Chairman: Mr Chris Davis

17:00 Cocktail Reception

Day 2 - Wednesday, 6 April 2011
10:00 Keynote Session 5

CO2 price trends and the implications for global steel industry

Chairman: Dr Hans-Jörn Weddige

11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Session 6

Green iron and steel making technologies

Chairman: Mr Christopher Beauman

13:00 Lunch
14:00 Session 7

Green Steel in the construction and automotive industries

Chairman: Mr Tomas Gutierrez

15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Session 8

Project financing

Chairman: Mr Roger Manser

Day 3 - Thursday, 7 April 2011
07:15 Site Visit

The Conference includes an optional, one day site visit to Tata Steel Europe, IJmuiden, to see the HIsarna ULCOS technology.

Please note that the Tata Steel Europe site is based in the Netherlands. Delegates who wish to attend this site visit as part of the conference will be charged an additional €120 (£103 / $164) to cover travel expenses.

16:10 Event End

Return to Brussels rail station after train journey from Schiphol, Netherlands.


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