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Conference 9th Indian Iron and Steel ITC Maurya, New Delhi New Delhi, India 20 ‐

Conference 9th Indian Iron and Steel

ITC Maurya, New Delhi

New Delhi, India 20 ‐ 21 September 2016

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Tuesday Day one 20th September 2016

08:00 Registration desk opens 09:00 Chairperson’s opening remarks Atanu Mukherjee, President, M. N. Dastur & Co (P) Ltd, India

Session I: Government keynotes

09:30 Steel” as a sector – “Domestic & International Market of Raw Material & Finished Product Steel” as a sector – “Domestic & International Market of Raw Material & Finished Product and Evolution of Indian Steel Industry Aruna Sharma, Secretary, Ministry of Steel, India

10:00 Balvinder Kumar , Secretary, Ministry of Mines , India Balvinder Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Mines, India

10:30 Networking refreshment break

Session II: Hearing from the executives – keynote steel mill panel

11:15 Keynote producers – driving growth through expansion and development

Expansion and growth plans for the big producers– driving growth through expansion and development How will government initiatives spur growth? What are the

How will government initiatives spur growth?development Expansion and growth plans for the big producers What are the challenges and opportunities the

What are the challenges and opportunities the Indian steel sector is facing, now and in the future? Power supply, raw materials, global commodities prices?big producers How will government initiatives spur growth? What new products and processes are being pioneered

What new products and processes are being pioneered by Indian steel mills?Power supply, raw materials, global commodities prices? Ranjan Dhar , Chief Marketing Officer, Essar Steel ,

Ranjan Dhar, Chief Marketing Officer, Essar Steel, India 1 11:35 Digital discovery in steel and mining value chain

Digital disruption ­ what it means for the world at largeWhy is it important for the steel industry? Where is the steel industry in the

Why is it important for the steel industry? Where is the steel industry in the disruption curve?Digital disruption ­ what it means for the world at large What are the technologies that

What are the technologies that are most exciting or transformative for metal and mining?Where is the steel industry in the disruption curve? What are some of the initiatives that

What are some of the initiatives that companies in mining and metals are taking across the value chain?are most exciting or transformative for metal and mining? What approach has Tata Steel adopted? What

What approach has Tata Steel adopted? What are some of the early wins?in mining and metals are taking across the value chain? What are the things to look

What are the things to look out for if you are starting your journey?has Tata Steel adopted? What are some of the early wins? Sarajit Jha , Chief Digital

Sarajit Jha, Chief Digital Value Acceleration, Tata Steel, India 12:00 Global markets and strategies – how does India fit into steel’s new reality of low prices and overcapacity?

How competitive are Indian mills on an international level?into steel’s new reality of low prices and overcapacity ? What is the impact of an

What is the impact of an increasingly protectionist global market?How competitive are Indian mills on an international level? Are there any opportunities for new export

Are there any opportunities for new export markets? Which products in particular?the impact of an increasingly protectionist global market? Rakesh Sharma, Vice President , JSW Steel, India

Rakesh Sharma, Vice President, JSW Steel, India 12:20 Panel Q&A

12:40 Netowrking lunch

Session III: Poised for growth ­ a bright future for Indian Steel Chairperson Rahul Prithiani, Director, CRISIL Research, India 14:10 India’s move to rival China as a steel powerhouse – the potential for growth and the skills required

Is India positioned to take second place in the global league table?– the potential for growth and the skills required What is the potential for growth 2017

What is the potential for growth 2017 onwards?positioned to take second place in the global league table? Capacity increases and utilisation – by

Capacity increases and utilisation – by how much will production increase ahead of projections? How will this potential be realised? What steps need to be taken?league table? What is the potential for growth 2017 onwards? Sushim Banerjee , Director General, Institute

Sushim Banerjee, Director General, Institute for Steel Development & Growth, India 14:40 ‘Make in India’ – new initiatives to cement India’s position as a global manufacturing hub

What can the steel sector’s contribution be to India’s manufacturing output?to cement India’s position as a global manufacturing hub Which opportunities exist for foreign companies? From

Which opportunities exist for foreign companies?contribution be to India’s manufacturing output? From concept to reality – how is the initiative expected

From concept to reality – how is the initiative expected to play out? What are the markers of success?output? Which opportunities exist for foreign companies? 15:10 Networking refreshment break Session V: Raw materials

15:10 Networking refreshment break

Session V: Raw materials – coking coal

16:45 Coking coal: Supply, resource development and market trends

India’s coking coal resources – domestic reserves and international sourcesConsumption of coking coal by the steel industry – can producers keep up? What new

Consumption of coking coal by the steel industry – can producers keep up?resources – domestic reserves and international sources What new developments are planned for coking coal production

What new developments are planned for coking coal production in India?coking coal by the steel industry – can producers keep up? What has been the impact

What has been the impact of anti­dumping duties on Chinese and Australian coke?are planned for coking coal production in India? As a major buyer what is India’s influence

As a major buyer what is India’s influence in spot pricing? How will prices develop?of anti­dumping duties on Chinese and Australian coke? How Vale’s Mozambique production impact the Indian market?

How Vale’s Mozambique production impact the Indian market?influence in spot pricing? How will prices develop? Daisy Tseng , Steel Raw Materials Editor, Steel

Daisy Tseng, Steel Raw Materials Editor, Steel First, Singapore Arun Kumar Jagatramka, Chairman & Managing Director, Gujarat NRE Coke Limited, India

17:00 Networking drinks reception and close of day one

Wednesday Day two 21st September 2016

08:30 Registration desk opens 09:15 Chairperson’s opening remarks Daisy Tseng, Steel Raw Materials Editor, Steel First, Singapore

Session industry VI: Raw materials – developments in the iron ore and scrap

09:30 The growth of the Indian ferrous scrap industry

• The lack of a formal ferrous scrap recycling system and how this impacts the Indian steel sector

• Auto shredding plants – India’s plan to kick start this work

• How are scrap volumes and flows into India expected to change in the future? SK Tripathi, Advisor, SAIL, India

10:00 Iron ore – domestic market trends

What is the roadmap for ramping up production in Goa, Karnataka and Orissa?SAIL , India 10:00 Iron ore – domestic market trends Will private miners be hampered by

Will private miners be hampered by high costs, low prices and a poor export market?for ramping up production in Goa, Karnataka and Orissa? Is high grade iron ore production adequate

Is high grade iron ore production adequate for domestic mills’ requirements?hampered by high costs, low prices and a poor export market? TRK Rao, Commercial Director, NMDC

TRK Rao, Commercial Director, NMDC, India RK Sharma, Secretary General, Federation of Indian Mineral Industries, India Ujjal Chakraborti, Chief Agglomerates, Tata Steel, India

11:00 Networking refreshment break

11:30 Iron ore pellets – new techniques and operational challenges

An overview of pelletisation techniquesore pellets – new techniques and operational challenges What is the advantage of using pellets in

What is the advantage of using pellets in steel making over other iron units?challenges An overview of pelletisation techniques Are there any issues relating to pellet plants in India?

Are there any issues relating to pellet plants in India?of using pellets in steel making over other iron units? V. Bobraj Jeyaharan , Senior General

V. Bobraj Jeyaharan, Senior General Manager Pellets, KIOCL, India 12:00 DRI – can India maintain its leading position?

Will India maintain its position as the top global producer of DRI? How is this
Will India maintain its position as the top global producer of DRI? How is this

Will India maintain its position as the top global producer of DRI?

How is this industry likely to develop

DP Deshpende, Managing Director, Tata Sponge, India

12:30 Networking lunch and close of conference

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