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ISRI Annual Commodities Roundtable Forum to be held in Chicago
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Sep 7,2015

By  Paul Ploumis 07 Sep 2015  Last updated at 06:31:10 GMT

The 2015 Commodities Roundtable Forum will be held from Sep 9th to 11th at Hilton Chicago

CHICAGO (Scrap Monster): The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) will host its 2015 Commodities Roundtable Forum at Hilton Chicago from Sep 9th to 11th. The event will focus on key trends emerging in the $106 billion scrap recycling industries. It will also feature wide-ranging features and presentations on global developments in various recycled commodities.

The morning session on the opening day will feature Copper Roundtable. Special focus will be towards Chinese market conditions as the country consumes nearly 46% of the world’s copper oputput. The afternoon session will feature Nickel/Stainless Roundtable. The conference will also have special roundtables on aluminum, ferrous scrap and plastics on the closing day.

According to ISRI, the Roundtable Forum assumes great significance as it is being held at a time when the entire scrap industry worldwide is currently passing through uncertainties and extremely challenging circumstances. However, there exists immense growth opportunities for recyclers.

The expert speakers at this year’s Annual Roundtable Forum include Philip Bell, Steel Manufacturers Association; Salvatore Pinizzotto, International Nickel Study Group; Edward Meir, INTL FC Stone; Kevin Nealis, ELG Metals Inc.; Robert Stein, Alter Trading; Fred Penha, The CME Group; Alejandro Jaramillo, Glorem SC; Mark Weintraub, Premier Metal Services; Timothy Hayes, Lawrence Capital Management; Matt Heitmeier, Padnos; Andy Golding, Kripke Enterprises; Barry Hunter, Hunter Alloys; Xavier Cronin, PetroChem Wire's Weekly Recycled Plastics Report;David Borsuk, Sadoff Iron & Metal; Mike Marley, World Steel Dynamics/WSEM; and Ralph Pinkert, Scrap Metal Services.

Registration for ISRI members is at $345 and those for non-members are at $640.

2015 Commodities Roundtable Forum at Hilton Chicago
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