AGENDA

7:10 

Transportation to Golf Classic

Atlantic Foyer – Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

8:00 – 15:15

HARBOR’s 7th Golf Classic

Harborside International Golf Center

10:00 – 17:30

Summit Registration

Atlantic Foyer – Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

 

 

Registration Drinks

Atlantic Foyer – Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

10:00

WALT EXPO 2020 Opens

Pacific Ballroom – Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

12:10 – 13:20

EXPAND YOUR TOOLBOX: HOW TO PROFIT FROM HARBOR’S INDUSTRY DATA & MARKET INTEL REPORTS

Tom Leary, Vice President Flat Rolled Products, HARBOR Aluminum
Juan Betancourt, Senior Aluminum Trade Analyst, HARBOR Aluminum
Gerardo Solorio, Senior Aluminum Analyst, HARBOR Aluminum

   

HARBOR’s Executive Training Program

Level 1

THE ALUMINUM INDUSTRY & THE NORTH AMERICAN MARKET

* Only for delegates that have already signed up.

 

13:30

The Aluminum Industry Supply Chain & Its Workings

Tom Leary, Vice President Flat Rolled Products, HARBOR Aluminum

 

14:20

Understanding Aluminum Smelting Economics & Latest Cost Curve Intel

Julio Moreno, Senior Raw Materials Analyst, HARBOR Aluminum

15:10

Networking Refreshment Break

15:25

Aluminum Pricing Structures & Their Determinants

Jesus Villegas, VP Aluminum Analysis, HARBOR Aluminum

 

16:15

The North American Aluminum Industry & Market Changes Ahead

Juan Betancourt, Senior Aluminum Trade Analyst, HARBOR Aluminum

Level 2

SCRAP MARKET, LME’S WORKINGS & ALUMINUM PRICE RISK MANAGEMENT

* Only for delegates that have already signed up.

 

13:30

Aluminum Scrap Market: What it is, How it Works & Why is it important

Jesus Villegas, VP Aluminum Analysis, HARBOR Aluminum

 

14:20

London Metal Exchange: How it Operates & Key Terminology

Gerardo Solorio, Senior Aluminum Analyst, HARBOR Aluminum

15:10

Networking Refreshment Break

15:25

Aluminum Price Risk Management I & II (Physical Trading & LME)

Erik Serio, Aluminum Price Risk Management, Consultant

17:00 – 19:00

Welcome Reception

Outdoor Terrace, 3rd Floor – Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

 
7:00 – 8:00

Networking Breakfast

 
 
7:00 – 19:00

WALT Expo (Exhibits)

 
 

       

SESSION 1: ALUMINUM INDUSTRY FUNDAMENTALS, OUTLOOK & HOT TOPICS

Moderators: Jorge Vazquez, Founder & Managing Director, HARBOR Aluminum (Panel)
Tim Weiner, Director Global Financial Risk, Molson Coors (Panel)

Atlantic Ballroom – Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

 

8:00

Has the Market Already Discounted the Worst? Aluminum’s Market Landscape & Outlook 2020 – 2021

Jorge Vazquez, Founder & Managing Director, HARBOR Aluminum

 

8:50

The Federal Reserve, Its Balance Sheet & Why We Should Care

Professor Alan Rechtschaffen

9:30

Live Poll and Q&A Session

 

9:40

PANEL ON HOT TOPICS: USMCA, Green Aluminum, “The Canadian Problem”, Oversupply & Competition, COVID -19 Impact & Recovery Outlook

Adel Abubakar, CEO & President, EGA America
Brian Hesse, President & CEO, Rusal America
Robert Gamba, Director Global Metal Procurement, Arconic
Marcus Becker, VP & Chief Procurement Officer, Constellium
Tim Chimera, Director of Procurement, Hydro-Extrusions North America

10:30

Networking Refreshment Break

     

2020 AWARD – WORLD’S TOP ALUMINUM EXECUTIVE

 

10:50

HARBOR’s Gene Greenberg Annual Award For World’s Top Aluminum Executive

Award Judges:

Rich Markiewicz, Senior Advisor, Physical Trading, HARBOR Aluminum
Timothy Reyes, President, Alcoa Aluminum
David Rosenblum, Vice President Non-Ferrous Sales, Omnisource
Guy Riviere, Vice President, Scepter
Jorge Vazquez, Founder & Managing Director, HARBOR Aluminum

     

KEYNOTE SESSION 2: BUSINESS STRATEGY

Moderator: Jorge Vazquez, Founder & Managing Director, HARBOR Aluminum (Panel) 

Atlantic Ballroom – Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

 

11:10

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: The Emerging New World Order – What Could it Mean to the Aluminum Industry?

George Friedman, Founder and Chairman, Geopolitical Futures

12:00 

Networking Lunch

   

SESSION 3: ALUMINUM FLAT ROLLED PRODUCTS OUTLOOK

Moderators: Jorge Vazquez, Founder & Managing Director, HARBOR Aluminum (Panel)
Tom Leary, Vice President Flat Rolled Products, HARBOR Aluminum (Panel & Live Poll)

13:05

It’s Real. The Aluminum Can Revolution 2.0

Rob Lauterbach, Vice President Global Sourcing, Ball

 

13:30

The Cansheet and Autosheet Revolutions Are Not That Similar: Supply and Demand Outlook 2020 – 2021

Tom Leary, Vice President Flat Rolled Products, HARBOR Aluminum

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13:30
 
 
 

 

13:55
     

WALT Expo (On the Sidelines)

 

TECHNICAL PAPER: The New Paradigm Shift in Extruder’s Billet Supply

Ram Ramanan, Senior Technical Billet Consultant, RUSAL America
Jim Walters, Senior Sales Manager, RUSAL America

 

 

NEW SUPPLIER PAPER: Technologically Manufactured – Cast Aluminum Ingots

Patrick Callihan, President, Ellwood

 

13:55

AD/CVD Investigation on the US Common Alloy Market & Foil Market Outlook 2020 – 2021

Tom Leary, Vice President Flat Rolled Products, HARBOR Aluminum

14:20

STRATEGIC PANNEL: North America’s Cansheet, Common Alloy Sheet, Autosheet & Foil Market Trends and Outlook

Buddy Stemple, Chief Executive Officer, Constellium Ravenswood
Mike Keown, President, Aleris Lewisport
Peter Rijkoort, Chief Executive Officer, OARC
Rob Lauterbach, Vice President Global Sourcing, Ball
Carl Grobien, VP Mexico Operations, National Material Mexico
Hudson Moore, Global Director Metal Sourcing, Anheuser-Busch InBev

 

15:05

Live Poll and Q&A Session

15:10

Networking Refreshment Break

  

KEYNOTE SESSION 4: ALUMINUM PREMIUMS, NEW CONTRACTS & PRICE RISK MANAGEMENT

Moderator: Rich Markiewicz, Senior Advisor, Physical Trading, HARBOR Aluminum (Live Poll and Q&A)

Atlantic Ballroom – Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

 

15:20

Section 232 Winners & Losers and The Global Aluminum P1020 Premium Outlook 2020 – 2021

Jorge Vazquez, Founder & Managing Director, HARBOR Aluminum

Atlantic Foyer – Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

 

16:00

LME’s New Contracts Launch and the Sustainability Agenda

Matthew Chamberlain, Chief Executive Officer, London Metal Exchange

 

16:20

STRATEGIC PANEL: New Exchange Contracts, P1020 Premiums Reform, Latest on Risk Management

Matthew Chamberlain, Chief Executive Officer, London Metal Exchange
Young-Jin Chang, Managing Director & Global Head, CME Group
Mary Jane Saunders, Vice President and General Counsel, Beer Institute
Tim Weiner, Director Global Financial Risk, Molson Coors

 

17:00

Live Poll and Q&A Session

17:15

Networking Drinks

7:00

Networking Breakfast

 
 
7:00 – 12:00

WALT Expo (Exhibits)

 
 

     

EARLY MORNING SESSION

Moderator: Rich Markiewicz, Senior Advisor, Physical Trading, HARBOR Aluminum

Atlantic Ballroom – Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

 

7:30

The North American Aluminum Foundry and Wire & Cable Market Outlook 2020- 2021

Juan Betancourt, Senior Aluminum Trade Analyst, HARBOR Aluminum

 

7:50

Q&A Session

   

SESSION 5: ALUMINUM SCRAP & SECONDARY MARKET OUTLOOK

Moderators: Rich Markiewicz, Senior Advisor, Physical Trading, HARBOR Aluminum (Panel, Live Poll, Q&A)
Jesus Villegas, Vice President Aluminum Analysis, HARBOR Aluminum (Panel)

Atlantic Ballroom – Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

 

8:00

The Upcoming North American Scrap Tightness, Impact & Exceptions

Jesus Villegas, Vice President Aluminum Analysis, HARBOR Aluminum (Panel)

 

8:25

AGITA! – Zorba & 5xxx/6xxx Mixed Scrap

David Rosenblum, Vice President Non-Ferrous Sales, Omnisource

 

8:45

The Western World’s UBC and Class Scrap Landscape & Outlook 2020 – 2021

Jesus Villegas, Vice President Aluminum Analysis, HARBOR Aluminum

 

9:10

STRATEGIC PANEL: Key Players Share Their Views on Current Trends & Challenges the North American Scrap and Secondary Market Face

David Rosenblum, Vice President Non-Ferrous Sales, Omnisource
Jesus Villegas, Vice President Aluminum Analysis, HARBOR Aluminum
Frank van de Winkel, Manager Business Development, TOMRA Sorting
More Key Panelists to be Announced Soon

 

10:00

Live Poll and Q&A Session

10:15

Networking Refreshment Break

   

SESSION 6: STRATEGIC TOPICS OF INTEREST

Moderators: Jorge Vazquez, Founder & Managing Director, HARBOR Aluminum (Panel)
Rich Markiewicz, Senior Advisor, Physical Trading, HARBOR Aluminum (Live Poll and Q&A)

 

10:30

LME Price Outlook 2020 – 2021: Fundamental & Speculative Scenarios

Jorge Vazquez, Founder & Managing Director, HARBOR Aluminum

 

11:00

Billet Oversupply for How Long? North America & Europe Market Outlook 2020 – 2021

Juan Betancourt, Senior Aluminum Analyst, HARBOR Aluminum

 

11:30

USMCA Aluminum: Who are the Real Winners & Losers?

Jesus Villegas, Vice President Aluminum Analysis, HARBOR Aluminum

 

11:55

Live Poll and Q&A Session

12:05

End of Summit and WALT Expo 2020

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