IZA Hosted Events

Notification

+++ Rescheduled Events +++

Given the global health concerns caused by the dramatic spread of Covid-19 the International Zinc Association decided to reschedule a number of conferences planned in 2020 and the first quarter of 2021.

We deeply regret this situation and the inconvenience this may pose but health and safety of delegates, speakers and staff are our top concern at this moment.

Please take note of the following new dates: 

International Zinc & Zinc Oxide Conferences, Orlando, Florida, February 21-24, 2021 - Now VIRTUAL
The in-person conference has been canceled and will be coordinated as a virtual event instead.

Zinc College, Oviedo, Spain, rescheduled to May 30-June 3, 2021

2021 International Zinc Conference (Europe), Istanbul, Turkey, rescheduled to 14-16 June, 2021

1st Asia Pacific Roundtable Zinc, Johor, Malaysia, rescheduled to July 6-8, 2021

Zinc Die Casting Conference, Koblenz, Germany, rescheduled to September 8-10, 2021. 

1st International Recycling Conference & AZR Plant Tour, Charlotte, North Carolina, rescheduled to November 2-3, 2021.
It will be held in association with the annual Zinc Metal Roundtable which is scheduled on November 4-5, 2021

LATINGALVA, Guayaquil, Ecuador, rescheduled to November 15-18, 2021


For further information please contact:

Berit Wirths
Communications Manager
International Zinc Association
bwirths@zinc.org

 

 

2021 International Zinc Conference

2021 International Zinc Conference

VIRTUAL EVENT - NEW DATE
March 2 and 3, 2021 - 9AM-12PM EST: International Zinc Conference

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation globally, and the projections for this through the 1st quarter of 2021, IZA has taken the difficult decision of replacing its annual flagship conference in-person event with a webinar providing updates on market trends and outlook, key market developments and an opportunity for us all to connect. The next regular in-person Zinc & Zinc Oxide Conferences are going to take place in California, February 13-16, 2022.

Program - International Zinc Conference
March 2, 2021 - 9AM-12PM EST: Market Outlook: presentations given by senior analysts followed by a panel discussion
March 3, 2021 - 9AM-12PM: New Developments in key market segments

Registration Fee: US$ 150

Further information and registration will be provided early February.

If you have any question please contact Berit Wirths at bwirths@zinc.org.

 

2021 International Zinc Oxide Conference

2021 International Zinc Oxide Conference

VIRTUAL EVENT - NEW DATE
March 4, 2021 - 9AM-12PM EST

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation globally, and the projections for this through the 1st quarter of 2021, IZA has taken the difficult decision of replacing its annual in-person event with a webinar providing updates on zinc oxide market trends, research and regulatory issues and an opportunity for us all to connect. The next regular in-person Zinc & Zinc Oxide Conferences are going to take place in California, February 13-16, 2022.

Program
March 4, 2021 - 9AM-12PM EST: Presentations featuring new market trends, research and regulatory
The conference will be followed by a 1-hour Committee Meeting discussing existing and planned IZA program activities for zinc oxide. The committee meeting will be open to all registered conference participants.

Further information and registration will be provided early February.

If you have any question please contact Berit Wirths at bwirths@zinc.org.

 

Zinc College 2021

Zinc College 2021

May 30-June 3, 2021
Eurostars Palacio de Cristal

Oviedo, Asturias, Spain

Zinc College is an international management program for the zinc industry covering all key areas of the zinc business: global supply-demand, exploration, mining and metal production, recycling, zinc markets, concentrate and metal marketing and sales, LME trading, financial analysis, environment and sustainable development including zinc in crop and health nutrition. It consists of lectures, working group sessions, joint evening activities and a visit of Glencore’s Asturiana de Zinc smelter in Avilés.

Zinc College is targeted at managers from all areas of zinc and zinc-using companies, traders and others with an interest in zinc.

Speakers include executives from IZA member companies and experts from industry.

Zinc College 2021 will be organized by the International Zinc Association and hosted by Glencore.


REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN JANUARY 2021


Fees

IZA Member Fee: US$ 3,000
applicable to delegates of IZA member companies

Non-Member Fee: US$ 5,000
applicable to delegates from non-member companies

Fees include tuition, course materials, plant tour, lunches, breaks and most dinners.

Optional workshop: US$ 250
open to Zinc College attendees and others


Program Overview

Sunday 30 May: All day course starting at 9:00 followed by Welcome dinner in the evening
Monday, 31 May: all day course followed by a joint evening program
Tuesday, 1 June: all day course followed by a joint evening program
Wednesday, 2 June: half-day course followed by Asturiana de Zinc plant tour; free evening
Thursday, 3 June: all day course followed by the closing dinner event


Optional Workshop - open to ZInc College participants and others

Saturday, 29 May: 8:30-16:00 - US$250
Interactive workshop covering the basics of mining economic evaluation and describing some of the more advanced productivity features of Microsoft Excel. The focus will be on properly structured financial models that follow a disciplined approach, are oriented around the mining/mineral process flow, are easy to review and are re-usable by the author and by peers. Mention will also be made of uncertainty modeling, inclusion of simple options and the importance of measuring economic robustness. The course will be of interest to mining analysts, project managers, qualified persons, officers and directors of mining companies, their professional advisors, and others who construct Excel models on a regular basis. The workshop is not intended to give elementary instruction in the use of Excel or to provide training on advanced evaluation techniques such. Instruction will be interspersed with discussion and individual exercises. Each participant will complete a number of challenge exercises and construct a complete discounted cash flow model. Instructor: Graham Wood, CEO & Consulting Manager, XFRM Canada


Accommodation

IZA has taken a room block at the hotel Eurostars Palacio de Cristal in Oviedo. Booking information will be provided during registration.


Travel Information

The closest airport is Aeropuerto de Asturias (OVD). Transfer time is approx. 40 mins. The airport is mainly served by domestic flights. International travelers will have to book flights via Madrid or Barcelona. There is a limited number of flights from Lisbon and London.


Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing. Refund deadline is 3rd May 2021. Cancellations made after 3rd May 2021 are non-refundable. All refunds are subject to a US$ 100 processing fee and will not be processed until after the conference. Substitutions are permitted at all times.


Contact

Berit Wirths
Communications Manager
International Zinc Association
Email: bwirths@zinc.org

2021 International Zinc Conference (Europe)

2021 International Zinc Conference (Europe)

NEW DATE:
June 14-16, 2021

Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Istanbul, Turkey

Join the 4th International Zinc Conference (Europe) at the Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, Turkey, June 14-16, 2021.  In addition to providing an update on key market trends, including supply and demand for concentrates and metal, sustainable development, first use markets with a focus on hot dip and continuous galvanizing, innovative applications and regulatory issues this 1.5-day conference offers excellent networking opportunities. The conference will be complemented by an optional plant tour.

The conference will be organized by International Zinc Association in cooperation with GALDER, the general galvanisers association of Turkey. This partnership will provide a unique opportunity for attracting zinc industry managers and executives, technical and market experts, traders, galvanisers and other first and end use customers from Europe, Turkey, MENA, Asia and other parts of the world. Speakers will include leading zinc industry stakeholders, technical experts and senior analysts.

REGISTRATION WILL RE-OPEN February 2021

This conference was originally scheduled to take place in 2020 and has been postponed until June 2021 due to Covid-19. 

AGENDA OUTLINE

Monday, 14th June - PM (starting at 2 PM)
half-day conference session followed by a welcome reception
Tuesday, 15th June - all day
all-day conference session followed by a dinner event
Wednesday,  16th June - optional
visit of two hot-dip galvanising plants

DELEGATE FEE

EUR 1,550 early registration fee valid until 15th April
EUR 1,750 regular fee applicable 16th April - 11th June
EUR 1,950 late registration as of 12th June

Fees include admission to conference sessions, networking breaks and lunch, welcome reception and dinner.

FEE FOR OPTIONAL PLANT TOUR 

EUR 50
Two general galvanising plants will be visited: Gülmelet Galvaniz and Marmara Siegener Galvaniz. Fees include transportation and light lunch.

FEE FOR SPOUSE REGISTRATION

EUR 125
This includes admission to welcome reception and dinner.

IZA MEMBER DISCOUNT

IZA Members save EUR 150.

SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR ATTENDEES OF 2021 Zn&ZnO CONFERENCES

Delegates who attended the February Zinc and Zinc Oxide Conferences in Orlando, Florida benefit from the following discounts:

IZA Members: EUR 250
Non-members: EUR 100

 

GROUP DISCOUNTS:

Minimum 3 delegates from the same company

EUR 500 per person savings for IZA Members

EUR 350 per person savings for non-members

ZINC CUSTOMER DISCOUNT

40% discount for delegates from zinc customer industries (galvanisers, die casters, brass, fencing, zinc oxide and fertiliser companies, and steel mills).

The IZA Member discount code will be displayed on the opening/summary page of the registration process.

For all other discount codes please contact the event planner Berit Wirths (bwirths@zinc.org).

ACCOMMODATION

A block of rooms has been reserved for our conference participants at the Ritz-Carlton Istanbul at the discounted rate of EUR XXX (to be confirmed asap) – room per night single occupancy. The rate includes breakfast, tax and free Internet and access to gym.

Booking information will be provided at the end of the registration process.

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Cancellations must be made in writing to International Zinc Association, attention of Berit Wirths, bwirths@zinc.org. Refund deadline is 22nd May 2021. Cancellations made after 22nd May are non-refundable.

All refunds are subject to a EUR 100 processing fee and will not be processed until after the conference.

Substitutions are permitted at all times.

CONTACT US

Berit Wirths
Communications Manager
International Zinc Association
bwirths@zinc.org

CONFERENCE SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

Asia Pacific Roundtable Zinc

Asia Pacific Roundtable Zinc

July 6-8, 2021
Forest City Golf Hotel
Johor Bahru, Malaysia

The International Zinc Association is pleased to invite you to join the 1st ASIA PACIFIC ROUNDTABLE ZINC which will be held in Forest City Golf Hotel, Johor, Malaysia. Originally scheduled to take place in 2020 this conference has been postponed due to Covid-19. The new dates are 6th-8th July 2021 .
In addition to providing an excellent platform for meeting and networking the conference program will feature market, technical and regulatory issues, including sessions on:

  • Global Zinc Market Outlook
  • Oil & Gas Industry
  • Die Casting
  • Heading LME
  • New Market Segment Developments
  • Key Industry Challenges
  • Zinc Oxide & Zinc Dust

 

Registration will open in February 2021.


AGENDA
6th July - AM: Golf Tournament  /  PM: Registration followed by Welcome Reception
7th July – All Day: Conference Sessions followed by Gala Dinner
8th July – Half-Day: Conference Session followed by Lunch


FEES
Delegate Fee:
US$700.00 - early registration fee valid until 10th April 2021
US$750.00 - regular fee applicable as of 11th April 2021
IZA Members save US$150 on above fees. 

Spouse/non-business guest: US$ 100
This includes admission to the welcome reception, dinner and lunches.

Fee for optional Golf: US$ 150 per person


ACCOMMODATION:
IZA has blocked a number of rooms at the Forest City Phoenix International Marina Hotel at the following discounted group rates:
Superior room: RM 300 (approx. USD 72 + tax)
Suite room: RM 510 (approx. USD 125 + tax).
Rates are per room per night including breakfast, free wifi in guest rooms. Booking information will be provided at the end of the registration process.


CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY:
Cancellations must be made in writing to International Zinc Association email: bwirths@zinc.org no later than 10th June, 2021. All refunds are subject to a US$50 processing fee and will not be processed until after the conference. Cancellations made after 10th June, 2021 are non-refundable. Substitutions are permitted at all times.


CONTACT:
Conference Information:
Banu Nargis - nbanu@zinc.org
International Zinc Association

Registration/Payment:
Berit Wirths - bwirths@zinc.org
International Zinc Association

Zinc Die Casting Conference – Europe

Zinc Die Casting Conference – Europe

September 8-10, 2021
Rhein-Mosel-Halle
Koblenz, Germany

This 1.5-day conference will take place in Koblenz, Germany. It will be organized by International Zinc Association and hosted by Initiative Zink. The conference will highlight the latest research, developments and innovations in zinc die casting alloys and process technologies, enhancing the functionality, design and performance of zinc die castings. As well, surprising end-use applications and new innovative market opportunities will be reviewed.

The conference will start with a welcome reception on Wednesday evening, September 8th. Sessions will take place on Thursday and Friday, September 9th and 10th.  The conference will be held in English.

The International Zinc Die Casting Conference will be of interest to die casters, designers, specifiers, design engineers and representatives from end-use industries.

Organizer: International Zinc Association (IZA)  /  Co-Organizer: Initiative Zink  /  Supporters: Assofond, TEDFUN and Experience Zamak.


Registration will open in spring 2021.

 

Fees:

Delegates:

Early registration fee - until 5 July 2021: EUR 250

Registration fee 5 July – 5 September 2021: EUR 400

Late registration fee – as of 6 September 2021: EUR 500

Companions (non-business): EUR 150
Fee includes admission to welcome reception and dinner. 

Speakers: free admission

Note: Payments must be made prior to the conference. If fees are not received prior to the conference, delegates will be asked to guarantee payments at the registration desk with a personal credit card.

Accommodation:

IZA has taken a room block at the Mercure Hotel, Koblenz at the discounted room rate of EUR xxx per room per night, including breakfast and taxes. Cut-off date to be confirmed The IZA room block is reserved for conference participants. Booking information will be provided at the end of the registration process.

Airports and Distances:

Frankfurt International Airport: 110km
By car it takes about 1hr15min to the Rhein-Mosel-Halle in Koblenz.
There are ICE (Intercity Express), RE (Regional Express) and S+IC (City links and Intercity) train connections from Frankfurt International Airport. Journey time is 1h15 on the highspeed ICE and 1h30 on RE and S+IC trains.
Note: Frankfurt International Airport has two train stations. While ICE trains depart from Frankfurt Airport – Fernbahnhof (long distance station); IC and RE trains depart from Frankfurt Airport – Regionalbahnhof (regional station). Regionalbahnhof is an underground station

Airport Cologne-Bonn: 100km
By car it takes about 1hr15min to the Rhein-Mosel-Halle in Koblenz.
Every hour there is a Regional Express (RE) train that goes directly from the airport to Koblenz Central Station (HBF). Journey time: approx. 1h30. There are several other train connections with one or two changes.

Airport Frankfurt Hahn: 80km
The airport is served by Ryanair, Wizz and a number of other airlines and charters.
There is an express bus from the airport to Koblenz several times per day. Journey time: approx. 1h40

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

All cancellations must be received in writing no later than 20 August 2021. Registration fees will be refunded less a € 75 processing fee. Cancellations made after 20 August 2021, are non-refundable. Substitutions are permitted.

Hotel cancellations must be made directly with the hotel.

Contact

Berit Wirths
Communications Manager
International Zinc Association
Email: bwirths@zinc.org

International Zinc Recycling Conference & 2021 Zinc Metal Roundtable

International Zinc Recycling Conference & 2021 Zinc Metal Roundtable

Two IZA Events Back-To-Back :

November 2-3, 2021
1st International Zinc Recycling Conference & Plant Tour
November 4-5, 2021
5th Zinc Metal Roundtable

Venue:
The Westin
601 S. College St.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
USA

1st INTERNATIONAL ZINC RECYCLING CONFERENCE

Responsible production and consumption is more important than ever to conserve resources for future generations. This 1-day conference highlights the latest technical and market trends for the recovery of zinc from secondary raw materials. Session topics include market outlook for zinc recycling from scrap, residues and dusts; trends and innovations in recycling technology; and zinc´s contribution to circular economy.

Conference participants will have the opportunity of visiting AZR’s zinc recycling plant – American Zinc Products - in Mooresboro, NC on November 3rd.

Schedule

November 2nd: all-day conference

November 3rd: optional plant tour of American Zinc Products

5th ZINC METAL ROUNDTABLE

The 5th Zinc Metal Roundtable in Charlotte, November 4-5, 2021 will explore zinc metal supply dynamics for 2022 as well as new market trends. The focus will be on the metal markets & downstream users. Guest speakers will include representatives from major zinc companies and other industry management, analysts, and zinc consumers. This 1.5 day event will provide an excellent platform for informative talks and networking.

Conference participants will have the opportunity of visiting AZR’s zinc recycling plant – American Zinc Products - in Mooresboro on November 3rd.

Schedule

November 4th : all-day conference starting at 10am followed by a reception

November 5th: half-day conference ending at midday

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN Q3 2021

The conferences can be booked individually or as a package.

OPTIONAL ZINC RECYCLING PLANT TOUR ON NOVEMBER 3

Participants of both conferences will have the opportunity of visiting AZR’s zinc recycling plant in Mooresboro, NC on November 3rdAmerican Zinc Products is a leading producer of Special High Grade Zinc and the only facility in the world that produces zinc solely from recycled sources. It is subsidiary American Zinc Recycling.

Transportation from/to The Westin will be by bus. Journey time is a good hour. Participation fee: US$ 50

FEES Recycling Conference
Early Bird Delegate registration (by September 15th) US$ 650.00
Delegate registration (after September 15th) US$ 750.00

Member Discount: US$ 100

Optional plant tour: US$50

FEES Zinc Metal Roundtable
Early Bird Delegate registration (by September 15th) US$ 750.00
Delegate registration (after September 15th) US$ 850.00

Member Discount: US$100

Optional plant tour: US$ 50

***best deal***  Zinc Metal Roundtable & Zinc Recycling Conference Package  ***best deal***

You save US$ 200 when you register for the ZMR & Zinc Recycling Conference Package.

Early Bird Delegate registration (by September 15th) US$ 1200
Delegate registration (after September 15th) US$ 1400

Member Discount: US$ 200

Optional plant tour: US$ 50

Cancellation & Refund Policy
Cancellations must be made in writing to International Zinc Association, attention of Berit Wirths, email: bwirths@zinc.org . Refund deadline is October 1st. Cancellations received after October 1st are non-refundable. 

All refunds are subject to a USD 100 processing fee and will not be processed until after the conference.  

Substitutions are permitted at all times.

Hotel cancellations must be made directly with the hotel.

Accommodation

IZA has taken a room block at The Westin Charlotte. The group rate is US$ 219 per room per night. Booking information will be provided during the registration process.

The Westin is one of the largest hotels in Charlotte featuring an on-site restaurant, bar and café, an indoor swimming pool and fitness center, high-speed internet and in-room coffee/tea service.

The hotel is conveniently located in the city center, known as Uptown, where you will find many of the city’s attractions as well as shopping and dining.

 Airport

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

The airport is about 8 miles from the hotel.

Contact Us: 

Berit Wirths
Communications Manager
Email: bwirths@zinc.org

LATINGALVA 2021

LATINGALVA 2021

Noviembre 15-18, 2021
Hilton Colón Guayaquil
Guayaquil, Ecuador

LATINGALVA is the leading international conference and exhibition on hot dip galvanizing in Latin America. It provides a unique platform for companies from around the world to exchange information on the latest advances in technology and operating processes, environmental regulations, best practices and market trends. The conference is complemented by an exhibition of international equipment and service suppliers, plant visits and social activities.

LATINGALVA is targeted at general galvanizing managers and engineers, designers of infrastructure projects, architects, others involved in general construction, suppliers to the industry, as well as public officers involved in infrastructure and public work development.

The conference will be held in Spanish with simultaneous interpretation into English.

Registration will open in July 2021


Program Overview

Monday, November 15:
Afternoon: Registration followed by Welcome Reception

Tuesday, November 16
Conference and Exhibition

Wednesday, November 17
Conference, Exhibition and Closing Dinner

Thursday, November 18
Entire day: Galvanizing plant tour


Contact

Berit Wirths
Communications Manager
International Zinc Association
Email: bwirths@zinc.org

LATINGALVA es la conferencia y exposición internacional más importante sobre el tema del Galvanizado por Inmersión en Caliente en Latinoamérica. Proporciona una plataforma única para empresas de todo el mundo para intercambiar información sobre los últimos avances en tecnología y procesos operativos, modificaciones en las normativas ambientales, buenas prácticas y tendencias del mercado. La conferencia se complementa con una exposición de proveedores internacionales de equipamiento y servicios, visitas a plantas de galvanizado y actividades sociales.

LATINGALVA se dirige a gerentes e ingenieros de la industria del galvanizado, diseñadores de proyectos de infraestructura, arquitectos, otras personas involucradas en construcciones generales, proveedores de la industria, así como los funcionarios públicos involucrados en el desarrollo de infraestructura y obra pública,

Apertura de inscripciones: Julio 2021


Reseña del Programa

Lunes, Noviembre 15
Tarde: Acreditación seguida por el Cocktail de Bienvenida

Martes, Noviembre 16
Conferencias y Exposición

Miércoles, Noviembre 17
Conferencias, Exposición y Cena de Clausura

Jueves, Noviembre 18
Todo el día: Visitas a plantas de galvanizado


Contacto

Savio Cé
IZA Latinoamérica
Email: sce@zinc.org

Industry Events

GALVATECH 2021

GALVATECH 2021, Vienna, Austria, June 20-24 (in-person or virtual)
'Lighter, Stronger, Durable: Advances in Zn-Coated Sheet Steel'

The International Conference on Zinc and Zinc Alloy Coated Steel Sheet (Galvatech) features cutting-edge technologies for the processing and performance of coated steel sheets for automotive, electrical appliance and construction applications.

The conference will be organized by ASMET. Depending on the situation the conference will take place as planned in-person or virtually. 

For more information, please go to the conference page: https://www.galvatech2020.org/

EMC 2021

The European Metallurgical Conference EMC 2021 will be held in Salzburg, Austria, June 23-27, 2021. 

Themed “From Mine to Metal: The search for an integral solution to process complex ores and residues (with high impurities) and produce high value multi metal at lowest CO2 footprint” this conference will highlight the continuous efforts of the industry to meet the challenges of a globalized world by delivering important contributions to future welfare. 

The conference will be organized by GDMB Society of Metallurgists and Miners. 

For more information, please go to https://emc.gdmb.de/welcome/

R-Zinc 2.0

R-Zinc 2.0 will be held in Brussels, Belgium, October 5-6, 2021

Annual conference on rechargeable zinc batteries provided by Everzinc.

For more information, please go to https://www.r-zinc.com/en/

Intergalva 2022

INTERGALVA is organized by the European General Galvanizers Association (EGGA). It covers technical, commercial and environmental topics for the general (batch) hot dip galvanizing industry and is combined with an exhibition of plant, equipment, materials and services for the industry.

In response to Covid-19 this conference has been postponed from 2021 to 2022.

For more information, please go to https://www.intergalva.com/

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