1-3 October 2019 | 4 October: Technical Visits

11th International Rolling Conference - IRC 2019

Scope

Thanks to a long and successful series, the ROLLING conferences have become the premier international event for rolling practitioners worldwide. The target audience embraces the whole metals rolling community: flat and long products rolling, hot and cold rolling and ferrous and non-ferrous rolling. The forum covers product and process topics, encompassing rolled product properties, quality and applications, in addition to design, control and management of mill assets.The Conference brings together rolling practitioners, steel producers, plant designers and researchers and it provides a forum for best practices and state-of-the-art technology. It will also take a look at developments in the foreseeable future. 
This Conference takes place every three years. The last one was in Austria, in 2013 in Italy, in 2010 in China, and the first one, in 1985, in Japan.  

Summarized Program

Welcome Remarks

11th International Rolling Conference - IRC 2019 and 56th Rolling and Metal Forming Seminar

Date: October 1, 2019

Time: 08:35 am | 09:25 am

Place: Auditorium (Pro Magno Convention Center)

Per: HORACIDIO LEAL - EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT OF ABM; PASCOAL BORDIGNON - CHAIRMAN OF 11TH INTERNATIONAL ROLLING CONFERENCE; 
RONALDO BARBOSA - CHAIRMAN OF INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ; JOSÉ HERBERT - COORDINATOR OF 56TH ROLLING AND METAL 
FORMING SEMINAR 

 

 

Opening Ceremony

ABM WEEK 2019

Date: October 1, 2019

Time: 02:00 pm – 03:40 pm

Place: Auditorium (Pro Magno Convention Center)

Medals and Technical Recognition Awards

 

Forum - Innovation, Human Capital and Competitiveness – The Executives’ View

Date: October 1, 2019

Time: 04:30 pm – 06:30 pm

Place: Auditorium (Pro Magno Convention Center)

Coordinator and moderator: Carlos Alberto Nolasco – consultant

Lectures:

Eduardo Salles Bartolomeo – CEO of Vale S.A

Sérgio Leite de Andrade – CEO of Usiminas

Tadeu Nardocci – senior vice president and Global Manufacturing Leader at Novelis

Pedro Machado Afonso – chief operating and site strategy officer at Mercedes Benz

 

Plenary Session - Challenges faced by the Mining and Steel Industry

Date: October 2, 2019

Time: 04:30 pm  – 06:30 pm

Place: Auditorium (Pro Magno Convention Center)

Coordinators:

Francisco Coutinho Dornelas – Consultant and director of ABM’s Espirito Santo regional unit

Débora Oliveira – Director for corporate issues at Brazil Steel Institute

Lectures:

Current situation and perspectives of the Brazilian steel industry  – Marco Polo de Mello Lopes – Executive president of Brazil Steel Institute
 
Outlook of the mining and steelmaking value chain – Wieland Gurlit – Senior partner at McKinsey & Company

Aiming for a sustainable steel industry in Japan  – Koji Saito – Executive advisor with Nippon Steel Corporation
 
Brazilian Steel Industry’s Challenges: China, Low Domestic Growth and Industry 4.0 – Germano Mendes de Paula – Professor at the Federal University of Uberlândia (UFU)

 

Closing Ceremony

Date: October 3, 2019

Time: 03:40 pm –  05:30 pm

Place: Auditorium (Pro Magno Convention Center)

Lecture: 

Thomas Eckschimid - CEO and co-founder of Conscious Business Journey community

Technical Summary - ABM WEEK 2019 

ABM Awards 

Gift drawing

 

Technical Program 11th IRC | 56th Rolling

Program ABM WEEK 2019

Technical visit

Technical visit Company: Gerdau Pindamonhangaba 

Date - October 4, 2019

Programming

06:30 am - Departure - Pro Magno departure point (Avenida Profª Ida Kolb, 513 - Casa Verde - São Paulo / SP)
10:30 am - Welcome coffee - Gerdau Pindamonhangaba
11:00 am - Visit to Steelmaking
12:00 am - Visit to Rolling
01:00 pm - Lunch - Gerdau Pindamonhangaba Restaurant
02:00 pm - Visit to Machining and Forging
03:00 pm - Closure and return to Pro Magno - Expected to arrive in Sao Paulo after 06:00 pm

Important

- This schedule may undergo changes that will not compromise the pre-set times and days.
- If the number of subscribers is much lower than planned, the visit may be canceled.
- The use of cameras (including cell phones), camcorders, notebooks or recorders is expressly prohibited.

Investiment

U$$ 50

Registration

https://www.abmbrasil.com.br/eng/inscricoes/evento/11th-international-rolling-conference-irc-2019

 

Technical visit Company: Usiminas Cubatão 

Date - October 4, 2019

Programming

08:00 am - Departure - Pro Magno (Avenida Prof Ida Kolb, 513 - Green House - Sao Paulo / SP)
09:45 am - Welcome coffee - Usiminas Cubatão
10:00 am - Institutional Presentation, Safety Guidance and PPE Callout
10:00 am - Visit to Usiminas Port Terminal
11:00 am - Visit to Hot Strip Mill 2
12:00 am - Pickling Line III
01:00 pm - Closing
02:00 pm - Lunch - Tertulia Steak House - Avenida Bartolomeu Gusmão, 187 - Santos

Important

- This schedule may undergo changes that will not compromise the pre-set times and days.
- If the number of subscribers is much lower than planned, the visit may be canceled.
- The use of cameras (including cell phones), camcorders, notebooks or recorders is expressly prohibited.

Clothing Information

- You should wear long pants and closed shoes with rubber or leather soles.
- People wearing tank tops shorts, shorts, flip flops and high heels are not allowed.

Important information for plant access

- Visitors must submit, in advance, the full name and passaport number;
- Upon arrival at the plant, you will need to present photo document;
- Electronic equipment, such as notebooks and cameras, must be registered in advance. Otherwise, your entry will not be allowed.
- The use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) appropriate to the risk of the site is mandatory. They will be provided by Usiminas.
- Mobile phone use is restricted. Inquire with the person responsible for the visit.
- Not allowed: Touch or handle any material and smoke outside demarcated areas.

Investiment

U$$ 120

ACCOMPANYING PERSON PROGRAM PARALLEL TO THE VISIT TO USIMINAS CUBATAO – THE GROUP WILL GET TOGETHER AGAIN FOR LUNCH

Registration

https://www.abmbrasil.com.br/por/inscricoes/evento/abm-week-2019

City Tour

THE BEST OF SANTOS CITY

Duration: 8 hours

 Explore the south coast of São Paulo and all its beauty. During the course to the coast, visitors will enjoy the lush Atlantic Forest, a vegetation that only exists in Brazil. On arrival at Santos will cross the largest port in Latin America and the Coffee Museum. Then, we will head to the famous Porchat Island, going up to the a Niemeyer’s viewing spot, from where we can see the most extensive garden of seafront of the world, with 7 km of beaches.

The tour still reserve some must-see attractions such as the Pelé Museum (created in 2014 to honor the greatest athlete of the 20th century) or the Memorial of the achievements of Santos Football Club, besides an optional ride in a historic tram through the old center of the city.

To know values and make your registration, consult the official tourism agency of the event:

eventos@compassbrazil.com
Phone: 55 21 3265 8882
Mobile: 55 21.99309 4971

Registration

 

FEES (from January, 15th to April, 30th 2019)
Non Member ABM US$ 705
Non Member ABM Presenter US$ 638
Member ABM US$ 493
Member ABM Presenter US$ 425

 

FEES (from May, 1st to August, 30th 2019)
Non Member ABM US$ 747
Non Member ABM Presenter US$ 675
Member ABM US$ 522
Member ABM Presenter US$ 450

 

FEES (from September, 1st to  October, 3rd 2019)
Non Member ABM US$ 830
Non Member ABM Presenter US$ 750
Member ABM US$ 580
Member ABM Presenter US$ 500

 

Any doubts, please, contact Margareth Nunes - margareth.nunes@abmbrasil.com.br

Venue

PRO MAGNO CONVENTION CENTER

Avenida Profª Ida Kolb, 513 - Casa Verde - São Paulo/SP

Phone: (+55 11) 4010-5100

http://promagno.com.br/ 

Contact

Secretariat / general information

Registration: Margareth Nunes - margareth.nunes@abmbrasil.com.br - Phone: +55 11 5534-4333 - ext. 124

Organization:   Inara Monteiro - inara.monteiro@abmbrasil.com.br - Phone: +55 11 99947 - 1885 

Support: Luciane Genzano - luciane@abmbrasil.com.br - Phone: +55 11 5534-4333 - ext. 116

Sponsorship:  Akiko akiko@abmbrasil.com.br; Marli marli@abmbrasil.com.br; Maria Lúcia maria.lucia@abmbrasil.com.br 

 

Conference chairman

Pascoal Bordignon - CBMM - Companhia Brasileira de Metalurgia e Mineração.

International organizing committee

 

Name Company/Institution
Berger, Karl KB.IC Consultant, Austria 
Dornelas, Francisco Coutinho ABM, Consultant, Brazil 
Maia, Geraldo USIMINAS, Brazil 
Martins, Charles de Abreu  ArcelorMittal Tubarão, Brazil 
Noldin, José Henrique LHOIST, Belgium
Silveira, José Herbert Dolabela da Gerdau, Brazil
Souza, Carlaine Fonseca de CSN, Brazil

International scientific committee

Chairman - Ronaldo Barbosa - Federal University of Minas Gerais - UFMG, Brazil 

Name Company/Institution
Chang, Hee Yim  POSTECH, Korea
Shang, Chengjia Beijing University of Science and Technology, China   
Ibabe, Jose Rodriguez  CEIT, Spain 
Jonas, John J. McGill University, Canada   
Kiefer,Thomas  Dillinger, Germany 
Manohar, Murali  ArcelorMittal Global R&D Chicago, USA    
Morganti, Francisco Ely SMS Group, Brazil
Oliveira, Tarcisio  Aperam, Brazil 
   Salinas, Jorge Ternium, Mexico
Samanta, Sandip Primetals Technologies Limited, UK
Siciliano, Fulvio  Dynamic Systems Inc., USA
Speer, John  Colorado School of Mines, USA  
   

 

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Topics: Ferrous and Non Ferrous

  • Hot Strip Mills
  • Steckel Mills
  • Plate Mills
  • Rolling Mills for Long Products, including Pipes and Tubes
  • Thin Slab Rolling
  • Strip Cold Rolling, Annealing and Coating Processes
  • Thermomechanical Processes, TMCP
  • Mathematical Modeling and Simulation
  • New Rolling Processes
  • Flat Products, including Coated Products: development, properties and applications
  • Long Products, including Pipes and Tubes: development, properties and applications
  • Automation, Measurements and Control Technology

 

 

 

 

Institutional support