Conference official language is English - Live translation into Arabic is available

September 16-18, 2019
King Faisal International Conferences Hall
Intercontinental Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

About the Conference

  • First time in Saudi Arabia
  • Organized by National Committee for Steel Industry - KSA
  • A large gathering of global steel industry leaders
  • Exhibition & Workshops during conference

Conference Topics & Themes

  1. 1

    Outlook of GCC iron and steel industry

  2. 2

    Saudi economic diversification, investment into infrastructure, and local content initiatives

  3. 3

    UAE demand drivers after Dubai Expo 2020

  4. 4

    Outlook for Arab region steel demand and investments into new production capacity

  5. 5

    Global trade wars and protectionism - how it is affecting trade flows and regional steelmakers

  6. 6

    Global steel overcapacity – progress in tackling and challenges remaining

  7. 7

    India's potential to become the new steel demand driver

  8. 8

    Investments into higher value-added steel production

  9. 9

    The challenge of rising production costs and how to handle them

  10. 10

    Technological innovations to help increase efficiency/reduce cost of steelmaking

Target Audience

Speakers Categories

  • Leaders of Saudi, GCC & International steel producers
  • Regional and International steel traders
  • Raw material producers & suppliers
  • Analysts and steel industry associations
  • Regional government bodies
  • Technology and scientific organisations

Audience Categories

  • Representative from the global iron and steel industries
  • Representatives from the conversional iron and steel industries
  • Traders of steel products
  • Official agencies and bodies
  • Businessmen and investors
  • Press and media agencies

Event Agenda