June 26 **:

Opening of delegate registration

17h - 18h30
Opening of the Brazilian Steel Conference
André B. Gerdau Johannpeter – President of the Board of Brazil Steel Institute
Dilma Rousseff – President of Brazil

18h30 – 19h
Opening ceremony of ExpoSteel/Steelville 2012

19h – 20h
Cocktail Party


** Exclusive for Delegates  

June 27:

Registration of Delegates and Visitors

Opening of ExpoSteel

9h00 – 9h30
Opening Speech
Fernando Pimentel - Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade

9h30 – 9h50
Taking office of news Brazil Steel Institute´s Presidente and Vice-Presidente of Board of Directors of the Brazil Steel Institute
Albano Chagas Vieira, Next President of the Board of Brazil Steel Institute
Benjamin Mario Baptista Filho, Next Vice-President of the Board of Brazil Steel Institute

09h50 – 10h20

10h20 – 11h45
Panel 1: Scenarios for the world’s steel industry
Coordinator: André B. Gerdau Johannpeter - CEO of Gerdau
Edwin Basson – General Director of the World Steel Association
Thomas A. Danjczek - President of Steel Manufacturers Association
Raúl Gutiérrez Muguerza – President of Alacero
A. Sun – Partner of McKinsey & Co Shanghai

11h45 – 12h50
Panel 2: Green Economy: challenges and opportunities
Coordinator: Alexandre Lyra - General Director of V&M do Brasil
Speaker: Izabella Teixeira - Minister of the Environment
Panel Members:
André Lara Rezende - Economist
Antonio Delfim Netto – Economist and former Minister of Finance

12h50 – 14h20

14h20 - 15h35
Panel 3: Iron Ore – Market perspectives and Brazil’s positioning
Coordinator: Julián Eguren – President of Usiminas
Speaker: “Iron Ore World Market” – Paul Scott, CRU Group
Panel Members:
Murilo Ferreira - President of Vale
Chequer Hanna Bou Habib - Commercial Director of MMX

15h35 – 16h05

16h05 - 17h35
Panel 4: Brazil’s De-Industrialization – How to revert the process
Coordinator: Marco Polo de Mello Lopes – Executive President of the Brazil Steel Institute
Panel Members:
Mauro Borges Lemos – President of ABDI
Paulo Pereira da Silva – President of Força Sindical
Luiz Aubert Neto - President of Abimaq
Julio Gomes de Almeida - Executive Director of the IEDI (Industrial Development Studies Institute)

June 28

Opening of Secretary’s Office

Opening of ExpoSteel

9h – 10h30
Panel 5: Steel Industry: Competitiveness-limiting factors
Coordinator: Albano Chagas Vieira – Director Superintendent of Votorantim Siderurgia
Speaker: Eduardo Gianetti - Professor of Economy
Panel Members:
Paulo Pedrosa – Executive President of Abrace
Bernardo Figueiredo – Logistic´s specialist
Magnus Ribas Apostólico – Director of Labor Relations FEBRABAN
10h30 – 11h

11h – 13h
Panel 6: World economy scenario and perspectives 
Speaker: "World economy" - Raghuram Rajan - Professor of the University of Chicago and former IMF chief economist 
Panel Members:
Armando Monteiro – Senator, member of the Economic Affairs Commission of the Senate and former president of the CNI
Josué Christiano Gomes da Silva – General Coordinator of “Ação Empresarial”
Octavio de Barros – Chief Economist of Bradesco
Moderator: William Waack - Journalist

Closing Ceremony
Guido Mantega - Minister of Finance

* To be confirmed

Simultaneous translation Portuguese / English / Portuguese service

Program subject to change

ExpoSteel 2012 will be held parallel to the Conference. It is a business fair with over 3,700 m2 of constructed area, with the participation of steel and mining companies, suppliers of equipment, services and technological innovation for the steel production chain. Besides delegates, visitors will be granted free access to the area.

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