SEAISI 50th Anniversary e-Conference & Exhibition @ 2021, Agenda

Reasons why you must attend in the one of the most anticipated events of the year:
1) What are the Specials from the Contents?
Premium sessions that dedicated to experience on updated information and issues related markets, economics, trends, and technology not only in ASEAN but also across the region.
  1. Obtain the latest updates on steel industry performance and developments
  2. Gain insights on how to react and meet challenges arising from the ongoing New Normal
  3. Learn about the impact and opportunities from ASEAN Steel markets
Listen and learn from distinguished global and regional steel industry speakers on highlighted topics:
  1. ASEAN and regional markets with experts from ASEAN, Australia, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and other potential market such as Myanmar and Turkey.
  2. Scrap and raw materials, trade and RCEP, China dual circulation strategy
Hear from the Technology Experts about the best technologies for ASEAN Steel Industry Listen to the top Mill/Plant Builders, Equipment and Material Suppliers, as well as Steel Producers for their comments on in which direction should steel industry in the region move forward;
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3) Highlights of the Session Programme
14:00 – 15:30 hours (KUL Time)
OPENING SESSION – GLOBAL AND ASEAN OVERVIEW
It has been a short of only 2 years with many changes in steel demand and supply, mainly caused by COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to the CEOs from the two important organizations who look after the development of the steel industry on a global scale, World Steel Association (Worldsteel), and South East Asia Iron and Steel Institute (SEAISI).
More importantly, Listen to the Panel Discussion on ‘Thriving in the Post COVID Norm’, moderated by Secretary General of SEAISI.
It is an opening Session. We have invited key important persons and open to questions and discussion with audience. Listen to key persons to share their views, specifically on how to move forward for steel industry in ASEAN. Questions will be opened and beyond what in their presentation.

Speakers:
  • Dr. Edwin Basson, Director General, World Steel Association
  • Mr. Yeoh Wee Jin, Secretary General, SEAISI

CEO Panel Discussion – Invited Panelists:
  1. Dr. Edwin Basson, Director General, World Steel Association
  2. Mr. Nghiem Xuan Da, Chairman of SEAISI, Board of Management for Vietnam Steel Corporation
  3. Mr. Silmy Karim, Director of SEAISI, President Director of PT Krakatau Steel (Persero), Tbk, Indonesia
  4. Mr. Li Xinchuang, President and Chief Engineer of China Metallurgical Industry Planning and Research Institute, Vice Chairman of China Iron and Steel Association, Director of Metallurgical Technical Economics Committee at the Chinese Society for Metals
  5. Mr. Kazuo Mike Fujisawa, Principal, International Business Development, JFE Steel Corporation

15:30 – 15:50 hours (KUL Time)
NETWORKING BREAK

15:50 – 18:30 hours (KUL Time)
SESSION 1 – UPDATES OF STEEL INDUSTRY IN ASEAN: MAJOR STEEL IMPORTERS (MYANMAR, PHILIPPINES, SINGAPORE, THAILAND)

SESSION 2 – UPDATES OF STEEL INDUSTRY IN ASEAN: POTENTIAL STEEL EXPORTERS (INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, VIETNAM)
With the rapid changes in steel capacity and customer’s behavior, which lead to new demand and supply structure in SEAISI’ country members from ASEAN, we selected two important sessions, focusing on ASEAN steel industry and outlook.

Although they are in the same region, each country has different developments and strategies. This has shifted individual country to move forward in a different direction. Will this a temporary shift during the COVID-19 pandemic or is it a sign for future development in a long run?

Come to listen to the real stakeholders and the owners of business in the steel industry, who work closely with steel enterprises and government bodies in each country in ASEAN that will cover the following topics:
  1. What is the most updated steel demand and supply situation in each country in ASEAN? The most updated figures, which more or less will be printed in SEAISI Statistical yearbook.
  2. Among ASEAN countries, who are growing fastest at this pandemic?
  3. Discover the insights of major steel consuming sectors in each country. Development of infrastructure projects, the government’s key tool to boost up economy. How the government manage their budget?
  4. ASEAN countries: A production hub for automotive sector and home appliances etc. Will these recover soon?
  5. What are the strategies? How fast will demand to recover? What are the new opportunities for the steel industry ahead?
  6. Vietnam has become the largest steel-consuming country in the region. Will it remain number one?
  7. Panel Discussion is provided and open for audiences to participate and ask questions, share an idea
Panelists:
  1. Dr. Kay Thi Lwin, Chairman, Myanmar Iron and Steel Association
  2. Ronald J. Magsajo, Director, Philippine Iron and Steel Institute
  3. Eugene Ng Peng Guan, Head, Strategy & Business Development, NatSteel Holdings Pte. Ltd., Singapore
  4. Wirote Rotewatanachai, President, Iron and Steel Institute of Thailand
  5. Widodo Setiadharmaji, Executive Director, The Indonesian Iron and Steel Industry Association
  6. Vincent Choong, Chief Executive Officer, Malaysian Iron and Steel Industry Federation
  7. Trinh Khoi Nguyen, Vice Chairman, Vietnam Steel Association
10:00 – 13:30 hours (KUL Time)
NETWORKING SESSION

11:00 – 11:40 hours (KUL Time)
SESSION 3 – TRADE DEVELOPMENTS: TWO DIFFERENT APPROACHES - ASEAN AND CHINA
Come to listen to the answers and views from the two experts in ASEAN and China steel industry on the following topics:
  1. What is the impact of RCEP on steel industry in ASEAN?
  2. ASEAN countries are production hubs for several manufacturing sectors. Will RCEP change structure of manufacturing sectors in the country?
  3. Will China, one of the largest economies in Asia and the major trading partner of ASEAN, gain benefits or take full control over this matter?
  4. RCEP does not focus on labour unions, environmental protection or government subsidies. Will this become a barrier for economy drive in the long run?
  5. What else needed to be done for steel industry to gain the most benefits from RCEP?
Panelists:
  1. Tomas Gutierrez, Asia Editor and Head of Data, Kallanish
  2. Arshiya Sibia, CRU
  3. Hongmei Li, Head of English Editorial, Mysteel Global

13:30 – 16:10 hours (KUL Time)
SESSION 4 – STEEL INDUSTRY UPDATES AND SITUATION IN POST-COVID-19: CHINA AND INDIA

SESSION 5 – STEEL INDUSTRY UPDATES AND SITUATION IN POST-COVID-19: ADVANCED ECONOMIC COUNTRIES (AUSTRALIA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, TAIWAN, TURKEY)
We have invited speakers to present on key important countries that have a strong impact on steel industry in ASEAN
Come and listen to the leading steel producers / associations from advanced economic markets who will highlight their business priorities and strategies on how they will move forward in the global scale amidst a rapidly changing demand and supply.

Panelists:
  1. Li Xinchuang, President and Chief Engineer of China Metallurgical Industry Planning and Research Institute, Vice Chairman of China Iron and Steel Association, Director of Metallurgical Technical Economics Committee at the Chinese Society for Metals
  2. Arnab Hazra, Deputy Secretary General, Indian Steel Association
  3. Stephen Porter, General Manager Steel in Concrete and Trade, InfraBuild Steel – Australia
  4. Kazuo Mike Fujisawa, Principal, International Business Development, JFE Steel Corporation
  5. Chanhoon Wang, Team Leader, Korea Iron and Steel Association
  6. Ting Han Lai, Assistant General Manager, China Steel Corporation – Taiwan
  7. Dr. Veysel Yayan, Secretary General, Turkish Steel Producer Association

16:10 – 16:40 hours (KUL Time)
NETWORKING BREAK

16:40 – 18:20 hours (KUL Time)
SESSION 6 – SCRAP AND RAW MATERIAL INSIGHTS: IMPLICATIONS TO ASEAN STEEL INDUSTRY
The topics covered:
  1. The Global Decarbonisation Challenge for Steel – Actions in Europe, What Next for China and What Could be the Impact for the SE Asian Steel Industry?
  2. Scrap Renaissance Heralds Long-Term Metallics Boom
  3. Developments in Steel Derivatives
  4. Scrap: How ASEAN Demand has Altered Scrap Flows in the US, Japan. A look at Its Impact on Global Bulk, Container and Domestic Scrap Markets
Panelists:
  1. Matthew Poole, Divisional Director, Head of Steel and Raw Materials and APAC, CRU
  2. Chris Newman, Senior Editor, Argus Media
  3. Edric Koh, Head of Corporate Sales, London Metal Exchange
  4. Sean Davidson, CEO, Davis Index
10:00 – 13:55 hours (KUL Time)
NETWORKING SESSION

11:00 – 12:30 hours (KUL Time)
SPECIAL SESSION BY CBMM

14:00 – 15:20 hours (KUL Time)
SESSION 1 – BEST PRACTICES – STRATEGIES AND SELECTIONS FOR STEEL PRODUCTS & APPLICATIONS
As the construction sector remains the largest steel-consuming sector, steel companies are encouraged to focus on adding value to their construction industry customers with more product variety, methodology, and ways to reduce costs.

Those companies which have a high value-added product, have found it necessary to develop the product that in line with the requirements of the needs for sustainability. Customer needs and the upcoming trends for more advanced steel products are rising.

Come and listen to the distinguished speakers on how is the strategies and methodologies being used to develop steel products and its applications.

Panelists:
  1. Gavin Soon, Hitachi, Japan
  2. Dr. Jitendra Patel, CBMM, Brazil
  3. Jui-Sheng Weng, China Steel Corporation, Taiwan

16:00 – 17:40 hours (KUL Time)
SESSION 2 – BEST PLANT MANAGEMENT – THE WAY FORWARD FOR EXCELLENCE PERFORMANCE
Fortify your technical knowledge on the topic of plant management that can help steel producers to compete more effectively in today’s fast-moving and challenging market.

Panelists:
  1. CERI, P.R. China
  2. Primetals, Austria
  3. Frank Theuws, Hitachi, Japan
  4. Mike Nitschke, Waldrich Siegen GmbH & Co. KG., Germany
  5. Many more (TBC)
17:40 – 18:00 hours (KUL Time)
NETWORKING SESSION

10:00 – 13:55 hours (KUL Time)
NETWORKING SESSION

10:00 – 11:00 hours (KUL Time)
SPECIAL SESSION FROM PRIMETALS

11:00 – 11:30 hours (KUL Time)
SPECIAL SESSION FROM HITACHI

11:30 – 12:00 hours (KUL Time)
SPECIAL SESSION FROM DANIELI

14:00 – 15:00 hours (KUL Time)
SESSION 1 – ADOPTING DIGITALIZATION FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
Over the last few months, steel industries are facing huge challenges on productivity, efficiency, sustainability, and cost savings amidst the COVID 19 Pandemic, while the evolving nature of all industries is calling out for better efficiency, therefore, it is critical for industries to design a robust operation strategy during current situation. Digital technologies are changing the world and dramatically improving the ways to revolutionize the operational model, in terms of speed, cost, and ease of implementation.

Panelists:
  1. Lin Wei Chun, China Steel Corporation, Taiwan
  2. Christian Kleeberg, RGU Asia Pte Ltd., Singapore
  3. Corrado Licata / Justing Yang, IOMES Group Limited, Hong Kong S.A.R, P.R. China

15:40 – 17:20 hours (KUL Time)
SESSION 2 – BEST TECHNOLOGIES: A FOCUS ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY SUSTAINABILITY
Global commitments to climate changes are the force behind the trend towards environmental protection and emission reduction. Global warming is becoming an issue. Scientist has found carbon emission is the problem and there is a global effort to achieve carbon neutrality / to become carbon neutral.

In the goal towards becoming carbon neutral, steel industries are urge to work toward this trend. Similarly, steel industry must also work towards environmental protection and emission reduction.

Come and listen from the panelists to highlight how the steel industry, which is highly affected by COVID-19 pandemic, would be able to measure and take some action plans to improve its competitiveness by increasing environmental performance while maintaining its energy efficiency.

Panelists:
  1. CERI, P.R. China
  2. Primetals, Austria
  3. Hiroyuki Ikeda, Japan Iron and Steel Federation
  4. Vincent Pot, Fives, France
  5. Gajanan Doijad, Linde Plc., Malaysia

17:20 – 18:20 hours (KUL Time)
PLENARY SESSION: POST COVID TRANSFORMATION – HOW CAN THE ASEAN STEEL INDUSTRY TO BE MORE COMPETITIVE?
We have invited the senior personnel from reputable iron and steel technology – material provider as well as steel producer to give their thoughts and insights on the key topics of the day.
  1. How the ASEAN Steel Industry can be more competitive through operational transformation?
  2. What are the strategies for the short term while positioning for the long term?

18:20 – 19:00 hours (KUL Time)
NETWORKING SESSION
2021 SEAISI e-Conference
~ Preliminary Session Programme ~
Thursday, 17 June 2021 (Malaysia time)
TIME ACTIVITY PAPER TITLE ORGANIZATION
WELCOMING SESSION
13:30 13:40 WELCOMING SPEECH, SECRETARY GENERAL OF SEAISI
13:40 14:00 OPENING SPEECH, CHAIRMAN OF SEAISI
THE FOCUS ON ASEAN
OPENING SESSION - Global and ASEAN Overview
14:00 14:30 GLOBAL Steel Industry, Dr. Edwin Basson, World Steel Association
14:30 15:00 ASEAN Overview, Yeoh Wee Jin, SEAISI
15:00 15:30 CEO PANEL DISCUSSION (Thriving in the Post COVID Norm)
15:30 15:50 NETWORKING BREAK
SESSION 1 - UPDATES OF STEEL INDUSTRY IN ASEAN: MAJOR STEEL IMPORTERS
Chairperson: Stephen Porter
15:50 16:10 Presentation 1 Dr. Kay Thi Lwin Moving Forward for Myanmar’s Steel Industry: Under the New Regime Myanmar Iron and Steel Association
16:10 16:30 Presentation 2 Ronald Magsajo Philippines Steel Industry: The Way Forward Philippine Iron and Steel Institute
16:30 16:50 Presentation 3 Eugene Ng Peng Guan Singapore Steel Industry: Demand and Supply NatSteel Holdings Pte Ltd.
16:50 17:10 Presentation 4 Wirote Rotewatanachai Thailand Steel Industry: Better Time Ahead for Steel Sector? Iron and Steel Institute of Thailand
SESSION 2 - UPDATES OF STEEL INDUSTRY IN ASEAN: POTENTIAL STEEL EXPORTERS
Chairperson: Stephen Porter
17:10 17:30 Presentation 5 Widodo Setiadharmaji Indonesia Steel Industry: Current Development and Direction to Move Forward The Indonesian Iron and Steel Industry Association
17:30 17:50 Presentation 6 Vincent Choong Malaysia Steel Industry: A Gloomy Outlook or A New Opportunity Malaysian Iron and Steel Industry Federation
17:50 18:10 Presentation 7 Dinh Quoc Thai Vietnam Steel Industry: Will it remain the Largest Steel Consuming Country? Vietnam Steel Association
18:10 18:30 PANEL DISCUSSION
NETWORKING SESSION
END OF DAY 1
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~ Preliminary Session Programme ~
Friday, 18 June 2021 (Malaysia time)
TIME ACTIVITY PAPER TITLE ORGANIZATION
REGIONAL SESSIONS
10:00 13:30 NETWORKING SESSION
SESSION 3- TRADE DEVELOPMENTS: TWO APPROACHES - ASEAN AND CHINA
Chairperson: Yeoh Wee Jin
10:30 10:50 Presentation 8 Tomas Gutierrez RCEP and Southeast Asian Steel Kallanish
10:50 11:10 Presentation 9 Arshiya Sibia Emerging Trends in Pricing and Trade Flows in Southeast Asian Steel Trade Market CRU
11:10 11:30 Presentation 10 Hongmei Li "Dual Circulation” Means to the Chinese Steel Industry MySteel Global
11:30 11:50 PANEL DISCUSSION
NETWORKING BREAK
SESSION 4 - STEEL INDUSTRY UPDATES AND SITUATION IN POST COVID-19: CHINA AND INDIA
Chairperson: Wellington Tong
13:30 13:50 Presentation 11 Li Xinchuang China’s Steel Industry: Current Development and Future Implications China Metallurgical Industry Planning & Research Institute
13:50 14:10 Presentation 12 Arnab Hazra Indian Steel Industry in the Aftermath of the Covid Pandemic Indian Steel Association
SESSION 5 - STEEL INDUSTRY UPDATES AND SITUATION IN POST COVID-19: ADVANCED ECONOMIC COUNTRIES
Chairperson: Wellington Tong
14:10 14:30 Presentation 13 Mike Fujisawa The Outlook for the Steel Industry in Japan JFE Steel Corporation
14:30 14:50 Presentation 14 Stephen Porter Australia Steel Industry: Demand and Supply InfraBuild Steel, Australia
14:50 15:10 Presentation 15 Chanhoon Wang* South Korea Steel Industry: Demand and Supply Korea Iron and Steel Association
15:10 15:30 Presentation 16 Ting Han Lai* Taiwan Steel Industry: Demand and Supply Taiwan Steel & Iron Industries Association
15:30 15:50 Presentation 17 Dr Veysel Yayan Recent Developments and Expectations in Turkish Steel Industry Turkish Steel Producers' Association
15:50 16:10 PANEL DISCUSSION
NETWORKING BREAK
SESSION 6 - SCRAP AND RAW MATERIAL INSIGHTS: IMPLICATIONS TO ASEAN STEEL INDUSTRY
Chairperson: Wikrom Vajragupta
16:40 17:00 Presentation 18 Matthew Poole The Global Decarbonisation Challenge for Steel – Actions in Europe, What Next for China and What Could be the Impact for the SE Asian Steel Industry? CRU
17:00 17:20 Presentation 19 Chris Newman Scrap Renaissance Heralds Long-Term Metallics Boom Argus Media
17:20 17:40 Presentation 20 Edric Koh Developments in Steel Derivatives - How You Can Guard Against Price Volatility London Metals Exchange
17:40 18:00 Presentation 21 Sean Davidson Scrap: How ASEAN Demand has Altered Scrap Flows in the US, Japan. A look at Its Impact on Global Bulk, Container and Domestic Scrap Markets Davis Index Pte. Ltd., Singapore
18:00 18:20 PANEL DISCUSSION
NETWORKING SESSION
END OF DAY 2
2021 SEAISI e-Conference
~ Preliminary Session Programme ~
Monday, 21 June 2021 (Malaysia time)
NETWORKING SESSION
10:00 11:00 SPECIAL SESSION BY CERI
11:00 12:30 SPECIAL SESSION BY CBMM
NETWORKING SESSION
SESSION 1- BEST PRACTICES - STRATEGIES AND SELECTIONS FOR STEEL PRODUCTS & APPLICATIONS
Chairperson: Nuttapon Suttitam
14:00 14:20 Presentation 1 Gavin Soon ASTM E1476 - 04(2014) Standard Guide for Metals Identification, Grade Verification, and Sorting Hitachi, Japan
14:20 14:40 Presentation 2 Dr. Jitendra Patel Structural Steel Products Manufacturing Strategy for ASEAN Steel Industry Post COVID-19 CBMM, Brazil
14:40 15:00 Presentation 3 Jui-Sheng Weng Development of Cold Rolled Economic High Strength Steel for Construction Use China Steel Corporation, Taiwan
15:00 15:20 Presentation 4 Shankha Chatterjee Innovative Solutions of High Alumina Refractories for Modern Iron and Steel Applications ALMATIS, India
NETWORKING BREAK
SESSION 2- BEST PLANT MANAGEMENT AND ITS SUPPLY CHAIN - THE WAY FOR EXCELLENCE PERFORMANCE
Chairperson: Anthony Ng
16:00 16:20 Presentation 5 Wang Yuxin Development and Practice of Whole Process Cold Rolling Technology of CERI CERI, P.R. China
16:20 16:40 Presentation 6 Jens Apfel EAF Quantum – Latest Results from Furnace Start-Ups in China Primetals, Austria
16:40 17:00 Presentation 7 Frank Theuws 3 Challenges of Bringing Offline Testing In-Line and How to Make It Work Hitachi, Japan
17:00 17:20 Presentation 8 Paolo Stagnoli Innovative Iron and Steelmaking Route Tenova SpA, Italy
17:20 17:40 Presentation 9 Carsten Pfundstein Another Step Forward Towards Manless EAF Operation by Badische with the Launch of the New Product Badische Stahl-Engineering GmBH
17:40 18:00 Presentation 10 Mike Nitschke Profigrind Concrete: The Economical Solution for Foundation-Free Roll Grinder Installation Waldrich Siegen GmbH & Co. KG., Germany
NETWORKING SESSION
END OF DAY 3
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~ Preliminary Session Programme ~
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 (Malaysia time)
NETWORKING SESSION
10:00 11:00 SPECIAL SESSION BY PRIMETALS
11:00 11:30 SPECIAL SESSION BY HITACHI - Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science Company
11:30 12:00 SPECIAL SESSION BY DANIELI
12:00 12:30 SPECIAL SESSION BY JAPAN METAL DAILY
NETWORKING SESSION
SESSION 3- ADOPTING DIGITALIZATION FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
Chairperson: Reza J. Wardhana
13:30 13:50 Presentation 11 Lin Wei Chun Intelligent Detection : Automated analysis system for chemical composition of steel samples China Steel Corporation, Taiwan
13:50 14:10 Presentation 12 Christian Kleeberg Digital Is The (New) Normal - 10 Misconceptions When It Comes to Digitalisation of Metal Casting Operations RGU ASIA Pte Ltd., Singapore
14:10 14:30 Presentation 13 Corrado Licata/ Justing Yang Digitalization of Waste Water Treatment Operations in Upstream Industry - Case Study IOMES Group Limited, Hong Kong S.A.R., P.R. China
NETWORKING BREAK
SESSION 4- BEST TECHNOLOGIES: A FOCUS ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY SUSTAINABILITY
Chairperson: Somsak Pikkanesuan
15:00 15:20 Presentation 14 Yisha Xu Green and high-quality development index for iron and steel enterprise CERI, P.R. China
15:20 15:40 Presentation 15 Gerald Wimmer Solutions for Reduction of CO2 Emissions in Iron and Steelmaking Primetals, Austria
15:40 16:00 Presentation 16 Andrea De Luca Danieli MIDA Hybrid Minimills, A True Sustainable Green Steel Production Energy Saving and Low CO2 Emission Solutions Daneili, Italy
16:00 16:20 Presentation 17 Gajanan Doijad Best Technologies by Using Oxygen to Enhance Plant Efficiency in Mini Steel Mills Linde Plc, Malaysia
16:20 16:40 Presentation 18 Hiroyuki Ikeda Company-Wide Energy Saving Activities Led by Frontline Workers on Site Japan Iron and Steel Federation
16:40 17:00 Presentation 19 Vincent Pot Fives’ Latest Technologies to Optimize Energy Efficiency and Reduce Emissions in Reheating Furnaces Fives, France
PLENARY SESSION (17:00 - 18:00 hours)
Operational Transformation Post COVID - How the ASEAN Steel Industry Can Be More Competitive Through Operational Transformation?
Chairperson - Joseph Yong
NETWORKING SESSION
END OF DAY 4