DAY ONE | Tuesday, 10-January-2023
9:00 am – 10:00 am - Coffee and Registration

10:00 am – 10:10 am - Welcome Address - State of the Industry: Where are we today and future projections for the industry


Ankur Dana, CEO-DANA Group

10:10 am – 11:10 am - Panel Discussion – Investment Opportunities in the UAE
Moderator Speaker Speaker Speaker

Hamad Saif Al Mansouri
MEITI-Middle East
Industrial Training Institute

V. R Sharma,
Managing Director
Jindal Steel and Power Ltd

Rajesh Nair
General Manager
Madar Steel Industries

Salah Al Khatib
Senior Representative of the CEO

11:10 am - 12:10 pmPanel Discussion - The GCC's role as a leader and partner in the global steel industry
Moderator Speaker Speaker Speaker

Ankur Dana
DANA Group

Terrence Busuttil
constructsteel |
World Steel Association

B.S. Shetty
General Manager Commercial
Al Ghurair
Iron & Steel L.L.C

Tom Pashley
Chief Commercial Officer
Unger Steel Middle East FZE

12:10 pm – 12:40 pm - Coffee & Networking Break

12:40 pm - 01:10 pm: Keynote Address: Recycling & Sustainability in the Metal Industry


Dr. Salam Al Sharif
Chairman Advisory - Sharif Metals Group
Founding Chairman - Recycling Association of Africa (RAA)

1:10 pm – 2:00 pm - Panel Discussion – Innovation is critical for business success in an increasingly competitive marketplace
Moderator Speaker Speaker Speaker

Rajesh Kumar
Executive Director
Erbicore Global DMCC

Mandeep Bhandari
Managing Director
Steel Masters International (ME) FZE

Eng. Michael Angelo Simonelli
Sales Area Manager
CML International S.P.A.

Motaz Ben Saoud
Director of Business Development
Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP)

2:00 pm - End of Day One and Lunch
DAY TWO | Wednesday, 11-January-2023
9:00 am - 10:00 am - Coffee and Networking

10:00 am – 10:10 am - Welcome Address - Building and Nurturing a National Steel Industry


Abu Bucker Husain, CEO, Al Ghurair Iron & Steel L.L.C

10:10 am - 11:00 am - Panel Discussion - Technology Investment to Deliver Efficiency and Lower Costs
Moderator Speaker Speaker Speaker

Hamad Saif Al Mansouri
MEITI-Middle East
Industrial Training Institute

Rajesh Vinayakrao Bangale
Manager Fabrication
Drydocks World

Riccardo Aprà
Export Manager

Neeraj Kumar
CEO & Owner
Trend Industries FZC

11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Panel Discussion – Sustainability a Key Driver to Accelerate Growth
Moderator Speaker Speaker

Abu Bucker Husain
Al Ghurair Iron & Steel L.L.C

Rajendra Tapadia
Chairman MD
Safepack Ltd

Rafeek MA
Executive Director

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm - Coffee & Networking Break

12:30 pm - 12:50 pm - Keynote Address: Technology investment to deliver efficiency and lower costs with STRUMIS
Speaker Speaker

Dinos Ioannidis
Business Development Manager
STRUMIS Middle East

Mohsin Ali Khan
Sales and Business Development Manager
India, Middle East and North Africa
STRUMIS Middle East

12:50 pm - 1:10 pm - Keynote Address: Sustainability in Packaging of Metals – Step by Step Approach


Rajendra Tapadia
Chairman MD
Safepack Ltd

1:10 pm – 2:00 pm - Panel Discussion - Increasing long term profitability through new technologies
Moderator Speaker Speaker

Daniyal Qureshi
Niche Ideas FZE LLC

Neil Yewman
Head of Sales

Andy Van Nostrand
Cutting Automation Specialist
Lincoln Electric

2:00 pm: - End of Day Two and Lunch