Conference language is English - Live translation into Arabic is available

  Hosted by:

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

  Under the auspices of

H. E. Bandar bin Ibrahim Alkhorayef
Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources
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

    Saudi Vision 2030 – the transformation of Saudi Arabia's economy and opportunities for its steel industry

  2. 2

    Outlook for GCC iron and steel industry – UAE demand post Expo 2020

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

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

  5. 5

    Global steel overcapacity – progress in tackling and challenges remaining

  6. 6

    China's steel demand outlook amid reduced government stimulus

  7. 7

    India's potential to become the new steel demand driver

  8. 8

    Investments into higher value-added steel production/increased local content

  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 organizations

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