Virtual conference | April 13–14, 2021, 2–6 p.m. (CET)

We are pleased to invite you to a virtual event that focuses on some of the most pressing issues and consequential topics facing metals producers today: sustainable production and the digital transformation of the industry. Parallel conference tracks will feature expert presentations, panel discussions, and virtual tours, while offering plenty of opportunity for networking and chatting with your peers in the industry.

Please take a look at the program down below — we look forward to seeing you online!


Day 1: April 13, 2021 | 2–6 p.m. CET


Keynote: Sustainable steel: Quick wins, long-term goals

 Track A: Sustainable steelTrack B: Digital transformation
15:00–15:45Decarbonizing steel on the fast track:
An expert panel
The road to automotive, as taken by HBIS Tangsteel
16:00–16:45Transforming steelmaking: Roadmaps to net-zero carbon for the integrated plantThe bright future: Dark plants
17:00–17:45Taking sustainability beyond CO2Beyond data analytics: An expert panel


Day 2: April 14, 2021 | 2–6 p.m. CET


Opening presentation: From automation to digitalization

 Track A: Sustainable steelTrack B: Digital transformation
15:00–15:45Going electric: The state of the art in silicon-steel rollingData analytics in the real world: Remarkable case studies
16:00–16:45The route to profitability: Tailor-made minimill configurations for long productsPutting digital twins to work: The most promising applications
17:00–17:45Minimill flat – A green and economic path for direct application productsSimulate material flow — realize your plant’s full potential
18:00Virtual plant tour: A Quantum minimill at Tyasa Ixtaczoquitlan, Mexico



  • Two-day online conference with two parallel tracks
  • Presentations of 30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of live Q&A and 15 minutes of networking with speakers and audience members.
  • Panel discussions with audience interaction
  • Interactive elements (polls)
  • A virtual plant tour (Day 2, 18:00 CET)
  • Tickets free of charge