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 postpone the following conferences planned in Q1 and Q2 / 2020.

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.

1st Asia Pacific Roundtable Zinc
Planned initially March 7-9, 2020, then rescheduled July 7-9, 2020 and eventually postponed until 2021.
New Date: We are currently discussing options for selecting new dates in Q1 2021.

International Zinc Conference (Europe)
Planned March 30-April 1, 2020
New Date : September 7-9, 2020

Zinc College
Planned April 26-30, 2020
New Date: May 30-June 3, 2021

Zinc Die Casting Conference
Planned June 17-19, 2020
New Date: We are currently discussing options for selecting a new date in 2021. 


For further information please contact:

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

 

 

2020 International Zinc Conference (Europe)

2020 International Zinc Conference (Europe)

September 7-9, 2020
Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Istanbul, Turkey

Join the 4th International Zinc Conference (Europe) at the Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, Turkey from 7th-9th September, 2020. 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 IS OPEN

AGENDA OUTLINE

Monday, 7th September - PM (starting at 2 PM)
half-day conference session followed by a welcome reception
Tuesday, 8th September - all day
all-day conference session followed by a dinner event
Wednesday, 9th September - optional
visit of two hot-dip galvanising plants

DELEGATE FEE

EUR 1,550 early registration fee valid until 30th June
EUR 1,750 regular fee applicable 1st July - 31st August
EUR 1,950 late registration as of 1st September

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 2020 Zn&ZnO CONFERENCES

Delegates who attended the February Zinc and Zinc Oxide Conferences in Scottsdale, Arizona 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 190 – 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 12th August 2020. Cancellations made after 12th August 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

1st International Zinc Recycling Conference

1st International Zinc Recycling Conference

November 3-4, 2020
The Westin

Charlotte, North Carolina

Join us for the 1st International Zinc Recycling Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina in November!

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.

In addition to the conference participants will have the opportunity of visiting a zinc recycling plant.

 Who Should attend?

  • Zinc industry decision makers
  • Managers of processing companies
  • Zinc and recycling experts
  • Stakeholders with a strong interest in zinc recycling

More information will be provided during Q2.  Registration will open in summer.

2020 Zinc Metal Roundtable

2020 Zinc Metal Roundtable

November 5-6, 2020
The Westin
Charlotte, North Carolina

 

The 4th annual Zinc Metal Roundtable will explore zinc metal supply dynamics for 2021 as well as new market trends. The focus will be on metal markets and downstream users. Speakers will include representatives from major zinc companies and industry management, analysts and zinc consumers. In addition to informative talks the conference will provide excellent networking opportunities.

Further information will be provided during Q2.

Registration will open in summer.

 

LATINGALVA 2020

LATINGALVA 2020

Noviembre 9-12, 2020
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 2020


Program Overview

Monday, November 9:
Afternoon: Registration followed by Welcome Reception

Tuesday, November 10
Conference and Exhibition

Wednesday, November 11
Conference, Exhibition and Closing Dinner

Thursday, November 12
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 2020


Reseña del Programa

Lunes, Noviembre 9
Tarde: Acreditación seguida por el Cocktail de Bienvenida

Martes, Noviembre 10
Conferencias y Exposición

Miércoles, Noviembre 11
Conferencias, Exposición y Cena de Clausura

Jueves, Noviembre 12
Todo el día: Visitas a plantas de galvanizado


Contacto

Savio Cé
IZA Latinoamérica
Email: sce@zinc.org

Asia Pacific Roundtable Zinc

Asia Pacific Roundtable Zinc

Note: Due to the Corona pandemic we have postponed this conference until Q1 2021. The exact dates will be confirmed asap.

Forest City Phoenix International Marina 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 Phoenix International Marina Hotel Johor Malaysia 2020.
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 re-open when the new dates have been confirmed.


AGENDA
7th July - AM: Golf Tournament  /  PM: Registration followed by Welcome Reception
8th July – All Day: Conference Sessions followed by Gala Dinner
9th July – Half-Day: Conference Session followed by Lunch

Click here to view the detailed agenda


FEES
Delegate Fee:
US$700.00 - early registration fee valid until 30th April
US$750.00 - regular fee applicable as of 1st May
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
This includes transfer from/to Forest City Golf.


ACCOMMODATION:
IZA has blocked a number of rooms at the Forest City Phoenix International Marina Hotel at the following rates: superior room: USD 78 + tax; double deluxe room: USD 86 +tax; suite room: USD 129 + tax. Rates include 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 15th June, 2020. All refunds are subject to a US$50 processing fee and will not be processed until after the conference. Cancellations made after 15th June, 2020 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 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 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 2020 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

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

Zinc Die Casting Conference – Europe

Zinc Die Casting Conference – Europe

Notification: Due to the Corona pandemic this conference will be rescheduled in 2021. The new dates will be confirmed shortly.

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, June 17th. Sessions will take place on Thursday and Friday, June 18th and 19th.  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 the course of March.

 

Fees:

Delegates:

Early registration fee - until 14 April 2020: EUR 250

Registration fee 15 April – 14 June 2020: EUR 400

Late registration fee – as of 15 June 2020: 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 132 per room per night, including breakfast and taxes. Cut-off date is 17th April 2020. 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 is located 120km from Koblenz.
By car it takes about 1hr15min to the Rhein-Mosel-Halle in Koblenz.
By Intercity (IC) train or Regional-Express (RE) train, it takes 1hr30min from Frankfurt International Airport Railway Station to Koblenz Central Station.

Cancellation and refund policy:

All cancellations must be received in writing no later than 31 May 2020. Registration fees will be refunded less a € 75 processing fee. Cancellations made after 31 May 2020, 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

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