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Conferences

Aluminum Symposium 2020

Date
Welcoming Reception: January 19, 2020 | Symposium: January 20-21, 2020
City
Hollywood, Florida, USA
Venue
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Platts' premier and longest-running aluminum event

  • The S&P Global Platts Aluminum Symposium 2020 will bring industry leaders and decision-makers together once again this January in Hollywood, Florida.

    This event brings every facet of the industry together in one place to network, meet, and discuss the issues pivotal to the aluminum and scrap sectors.

  • Hot topics

    The 2020 program will focus on what’s at the top of everyone’s minds right now:

    • — Tariffs
    • — Trade wars
    • — Global economics
    • — Supply and demand dynamics
    • — How the industry is responding to change

    Once program development is complete, we’ll post the complete agenda and speaker line-up.

  • Who you’ll meet

    Expect over 300 attendees representing the spectrum of the aluminum industry, from extrusion to fabrication, manufacturing, production, recycling, trading, construction, scrap, transport, finance, and more.

    Companies in attendance last year included:

    • — ABN AMRO
    • — Alcoa
    • — Aleris
    • — Audubon Metals
    • — Century Aluminum
    • — Constellium
    • — CUPRUM
    • — Dubal
    • — Goldman Sachs
    • — Hunter Douglas Metals
    • — Hydro
    • — INTL FC Stone
    • — Metal Exchange Corporation
    • — Mitsubishi International
    • — Novelis
    • — Omnisource
    • — Rio Tinto
    • — Schupan & Sons
    • — Spectro Alloys
    • — Trafigura
    • — Traxys
    • — United Scrap Metal
    • — And many more. Click here to view last year’s registration list by title and company.
  • Past attending companies have represented four continents

    S&P Global Platts Aluminum Symposium - Attendee Business Locations
  • Location, location, location

    This year, the symposium will be held at the newly-renovated Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. With the $1.5 billion refresh complete, the venue will feature 16 restaurants, 20 bars, a 120,000 square-foot meeting space, a 13.5 acre Bora Bora Style water feature, more than 1,200 new rooms, and more.

    Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

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Agenda

Speakers

We've already confirmed these speakers—check back soon for updates.

Ben Pope, Vice President, Sales, Audubon Metals LLC

Brook Hamilton, President, Bonnell Aluminum

Oliver Nugent, Metals Strategist, Citigroup

Ron Lotz, US Metals Purchasing Director, Constellium

Scott Ulnick, Managing Principal, DuckerFrontier

Edward Meir, Senior Commodity Independent Consultant, ED&F Man

Brad Thomas, Vice President, Strategy, Sales and Marketing, Gränges Americas Inc.

Chad Kripke, Vice President, Kripke Enterprises

Anton Posner, CEO, Mercury Resources

Craig Tuckman, Head of Marketing, Metals Americas Mitsui Bussan Commodities (USA) Inc.

Speaker to be announced, Director of Global Automotive Strategy & Marketing, Global Automotive, Novelis Inc.

Garey Rittenhouse, President, Regional Metal Services, Inc.

Paramita Das, General Manager, Global Marketing and Development, Rio Tinto

Andy Mckee, President, Materials Trading, Schupan & Sons, Inc.

Beth Ann Bovino, Managing Director, US Chief Economist, S&P Global Ratings

Tina Allagh, Senior Managing Editor, Metals Markets, S&P Global Platts

Karen McBeth, Content Director, Metals Pricing and Market Engagement, S&P Global Platts

Sarah Baltic, Managing Editor, Americas Aluminum Pricing and News, S&P Global Platts

Nick Ruggiero, Regional Manager, Metals Derivatives, Americas, S&P Global Platts

Jay Armstrong, President, TriALco

Gregory Lea, Vice President, Americas, Vedanta

Robert DeFrancesco, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP

Pricing Details

The S&P Global Platts Aluminum Symposium 2020 will be held on January 19-21, 2020 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, Florida.

    • Registration Fee
    • Team Discount
    • Early Bird Rate
      Register by
      December 13,
      Save $300
    • Conference
    • $1,695 / delegate
    • $1,271.25 / delegate
    • $1,395 / delegate
    • Government/Muni/Coop Conference Discount Rate
    • $1,095 / delegate
    • $1,095 / delegate
    • $1,095 / delegate

Please refer to the Discounts section below for details and restrictions. Some discounts not available online.

The conference registration fee includes breakfasts, luncheon(s), reception(s), and refreshments as noted in the conference agenda, as well as post-conference documentation. Payment in full is required for attendance. If payment or proof of payment is not received before the start of the event, our staff will require a credit card guarantee to allow entry. We do not accept cash payments. All onsite registrations will be charged an additional $100. All prices are stated in USD.

Discounts

Discounts or promotional offers cannot be combined and must be applied at the time of original registration (cannot be applied retroactively).

Early Bird Discount:

Register by Friday, December 13, 2019 to save $300 off the Standard Commercial registration rate. This discount is applied automatically, regardless of registration method.

Team Discount (Best Value):

Your organization may send 1 executive free for every 3 delegates registered at the Standard Commercial Rate. All registrations must be made at the same time to qualify. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. This discount rate is not available online.

Government/Muni/Coop Discount:

Verification may be required. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. This discount rate is not available online.

Substitutions & Cancellations

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the conference. Cancellation requests must be received in writing via email to registration@platts.com on or before Friday, December 20, 2019 (30 calendar days from the event start date) in order to be refunded, less a $195 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after this date. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable. In case of conference cancellation, S&P Global Platts liability is limited to refund of the conference registration fee only. S&P Global Platts reserves the right to alter this program without prior notice.

Payment

S&P Global Platts accepts payment by credit card, wire transfer, check, and purchase order for this conference.

To pay by credit card You may register using any of the available registration methods (website, phone, and email).

If registering on the website:

Select your payment method during the Payment/Verification step.

If registering by phone or email:

The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment.

To pay by wire transfer, check, or purchase order You may register by phone and email for all conferences. Registration on the website using these payment methods is available for select conferences only.

If registering on the website (where available):

Select your payment method during the Payment/Verification step. To pay by wire transfer or check, choose “Please invoice me”. Instructions on where and how to send payment will be included on the invoice.

If registering by phone or email:

The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment. Instructions on where and how to send payment will also be included on the invoice.

Please note that full payment must be received before the registrant may enter the conference. Wire transfer payments require at least 5 business days to post to an order. Check payments require at least 10 business days to post to an order.

Venue and Accommodation Information

The S&P Global Platts Aluminum Symposium 2020 will be held on January 19-21, 2020 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, Florida.

Venue

  • Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

    1 Seminole Way

    Hollywood, FL 33314

    Main Hotel Phone: 866-502-7529

    Visit the hotel website

Accommodation

Discounted Accommodation **
Your conference registration does not include accommodation. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at a discounted group rate. Please note that these rates apply for the nights of Sunday, January 19 through Tuesday, January 21, 2020 with the option to lengthen your stay up to 3 days prior and 3 days after the event dates (subject to hotel availability). The discounted room rate will be available until Monday, December 23, 2019 – or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. All accommodation rates are stated in USD.

Room Rate
Standard Room, Single or Double Occupancy — $269 per night + tax

Reservations
Reservations are most easily made online. In order to receive the discounted rate, use the code GPASJ20. Click here for instructions on booking your hotel room online.

If you prefer to book your room by phone, call the hotel toll-free at 866-502-7529. In order to receive the discounted rate, be sure to mention you are attending the S&P Global Platts Aluminum Symposium.

** Please note: S&P Global Platts is not associated with any third-party reservation agents. Making any reservations through a third party may put your credit at risk of a compromise. To make your reservation, please use the hotel link or hotel phone number provided above.

Partnership through sponsorship

Are you a market leader or looking to become one?

The S&P Global Platts Aluminum Symposium 2020 connects senior-level experts, decision-makers, and solution providers from across the global aluminum industry.

Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

— Leverage the S&P Global Platts energy and commodities information reputation
— Boost and reinforce your corporate image and brand recognition within the market
— Plan your onsite networking effectively with advance access to the attendee list
— Demonstrate your organization’s strengths and capabilities to executives empowered to make decisions
— Build and maintain lasting business relationships with key industry players
— Maximize your investment by focusing your efforts at a single location, face-to-face with an engaged audience

For more information on the full range of opportunities available and what S&P Global Platts can do for your business, please contact:

Lorne Grout
Senior Business Development Manager
Tel. +1 857-383-5702
lorne.grout@spglobal.com

Platts offers a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs, and your budget. Examples include:

  • Executive Sponsor

    As a leading sponsor, in addition to significant branding opportunities, your company may also recommend content and speakers, and enjoy the right of first refusal for an appropriate speaking opportunity within the agenda S&P Global Platts has researched and set forth.

  • Luncheon Host

    Marking the middle of each day, a great lunch provides the perfect setting for inspiring conversation and networking. As the exclusive Luncheon Host, your company will enjoy branding at the event along with the opportunity to engage existing and prospective clients in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

  • Cocktail Reception Host

    Closing the day, a networking reception for all participants provides a wonderful opportunity to discuss the day’s presentations and network prior to the evening’s plans. As the exclusive Cocktail Reception sponsor, your company will provide the audience with an enhanced networking experience while positioning itself as an industry leader in engaging existing and prospective clients.

    Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

  • Exhibitor

    Showcasing your products and services to a targeted group of senior executives reinforces market leadership and can help grow your business. Your exhibit will be located in the main breakout area where attendees go to network and get refreshments, which provides a focal point to engage your audience directly.

  • Additional sponsorship opportunities include:

    — Strategic Partner
    — Refreshment Break Host
    — Breakfast Sponsor
    — Lanyards and Name Badges

  • Looking to make an impression beyond event sponsorship?

    The Energy and Commodities industry relies on our trusted content. Click here to find out how advertising in our market reports can help you reach these decision makers.

FAQs and Facts

Please read below for answers to frequently-asked questions, and how to contact us for more information or assistance.

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  • 3 Easy Ways to Register

    Have questions? Check out our helpful FAQs page.

    1. Online

    2. PhoneToll Free: 800-752-8878

    Outside the US & Canada: +1 212-904-3070

    3. Emailregistration@platts.com