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18th CRU World Steel Conference

Press release   •   Dec 21, 2011 15:35 GMT

CRU’s 18th World Steel Conference has come back to London for the first time in ten years after literally travelling the globe.

The conference will give London’s steel community a platform to network and meet with peers from around the world as well as having access to a range of CRU’s analysts from its steel and raw materials teams.

CRU’s 18th World Steel Conference will deliver an outstanding programme including raw materials, market outlooks and new this year will be a series of workshops. These will enable participants to study the Chinese and Indian markets in detail within an interactive environment which will give them the advantage of having all their questions answered.

Confirmed speakers for 2012 include:
Gordon Moffat, Director General, EUROFER
Bill Scotting, EVP, Head of Strategy, ArcelorMittal
Thomas Credland, Head of Investor Relations, London Mining
Bernice Lee OBE, Research Director, Energy, Environment and Resource Governance, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House
Christopher Beauman, Senior Adviser, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD)
Trevor Sikorski, Head of European Energy and Environmental Market Research, Barclays Capital
Martin Evans, Associate Director – Metals Products, CME Group
John Johnson, Chief Representative China Office – Beijing, CRU
Atilla Widnell, Consultant – Steel, CRU
Philip Tomlison, Senior Management Consultant, CRU Strategies
Rob Edwards, Managing Consultant, CRU Analysis
John Kearsey, Head of Research, SSY
Juergen Nusser, President EASSC & Executive Vice President, EUROMETAL
Pete Kelly, Managing Director, LMC Automotive
Dr. Venkatraman Mahadevan, Sr. Vice President - Application Engineering, Essar Steel Limited
John A Short, Director, Metals, Head of Steel and Ferrous Products, Newedge
Nasser Alaghband, CEO,  Balli Steel PLC

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About CRU

CRU is an independent business analysis and consultancy group focused on the mining, metals, power, cables, fertilizer and chemical sectors. Founded in the late 1960s, the group employs more than 200 experts in London, Beijing, Santiago, Sydney and key centres within the United States.

CRU Events organises high-quality global conferences and exhibitions in the mining, metals and fertilizer industries. The CRU brand is renowned for producing authoritative, independent research and our events offer the same reliable expert opinion and market insights through carefully researched programmes.

CRU events are well respected for attracting the most senior level professionals and providing valuable networking opportunities throughout the year for their global audiences.

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