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NOTIFICATION

+++ List of rescheduled events +++

In light of the ongoing health concerns as well as meeting and travel restrictions in relation to Covid-19 the International Zinc Association has rescheduled a number of conferences planned in 2021. See list of affected conferences below.

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

Please take note of the following new dates:

Zinc College, Oviedo, Spain, May 30-June 3, 2021 - The 5-day in-person course has been rescheduled to 12-16 June 2022. 

2021 International Zinc Conference (Europe), Istanbul, Turkey, March 30- April 1 - This major networking event for the zinc and zinc-using industries across EMEA countries has been postponed until May 9-11, 2022. 

Asia-Pacific Roundtable Zinc, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, July 6-8, 2021 - postponed until March 15-17, 2022

Zinc Die Casting Conference, Koblenz, Germany, September 8-10, 2021 -  The in-person event has been rescheduled to take place in Koblenz 5-7 October 2022. A 2-hour webinar will be organized on October 20, 2021 starting at 15:00 CET.

1st International Zinc Recycling Conference, November 2, 2021 - postponed until spring 2022. Exact date to be confirmed.

For further information please contact:
Berit Wirths
Communications Manager
International Zinc Association
bwirths@zinc.org

 

 

Asia Pacific Roundtable Zinc

Asia Pacific Roundtable Zinc

Postponed. New Date: 15th-17th March 2022
Forest City Golf Hotel
Johor Bahru, Johor, 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, 15th-17th March 2022. Originally scheduled to take place in 2020 this conference has been postponed several times due to international travel restrictions and concerns in relation to Covid-19.

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 at the end of 2021/beginning of 2022.


AGENDA
15th March - AM: Golf Tournament (optional) /  PM: Official Registration followed by Welcome Reception
16th March – All Day: Conference Sessions followed by Gala Dinner
17th March – Half-Day: Conference Session followed by Lunch


FEES
Delegate Fee:
US$700.00 - early registration fee valid until 8th February 2022
US$750.00 - regular fee applicable as of 9th February 2022
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 Golf Hotel at discounted group rates starting at RM 300 (approx. USD 72 + tax) per room per night. Rates include breakfast and wifi in guest rooms. Taxes will be charged extra. 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 22nd February, 2022. All refunds are subject to a US$50 processing fee and will not be processed until after the conference. Cancellations made after 22nd February, 2022 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

International Zinc Conference (Europe)

International Zinc Conference (Europe)

May 9-11, 2022
Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Istanbul, Turkey

Join the 4th International Zinc Conference (Europe) at the Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, Turkey, 9-11 May 2022.  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 OPEN JANUARY 2022

This conference was originally scheduled to take place in 2020 and has been postponed several times due to Covid-19. 

PLANNED AGENDA OUTLINE

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

DELEGATE FEE

EUR 1,550 early registration fee valid until date to be confirmed
EUR 1,750 regular fee applicable from / to dates to be confirmed
EUR 1,950 late registration as of date to be confirmed

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

FEE FOR OPTIONAL PLANT TOUR - 11th May

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 (9th May) and dinner (10th May).

IZA MEMBER DISCOUNT

IZA Members save EUR 150.

SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR ATTENDEES OF 2022 Zn&ZnO CONFERENCES

Delegates who attended the February Zinc and Zinc Oxide Conferences in La Quinta, California 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 [date to be confirmed]. Cancellations made after xxx 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

Zinc College

Zinc College

June 12-16, 2022
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 END JANUARY 2022.


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 12 June: All day course starting at 9:00 followed by Welcome dinner in the evening
Monday, 13 June: all day course followed by a joint evening program
Tuesday, 14 June: all day course followed by a joint evening program
Wednesday, 15 June: half-day course followed by Asturiana de Zinc plant tour; free evening
Thursday, 16 June: all day course followed by the closing dinner event


To be confirmed: Optional Workshop - open to ZInc College participants and others

Saturday, 11 June: 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 20th May 2022. Cancellations made after 20th May 2022 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

Zinc Die Casting Conference – Europe

Zinc Die Casting Conference – Europe

October 5-7, 2022
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, October 5th. Sessions will take place on Thursday and Friday, October 6th and 7th.  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 2022.

 

Fees:

Delegates:

Early registration fee - until 8 July 2022: EUR 250

Registration fee 9 July – 30 September 2022: EUR 400

Late registration fee – as of 1 October 2022: 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 15 September 2022. Registration fees will be refunded less a € 75 processing fee. Cancellations made after 15 September 2022, 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

Industry Events

Zinc Expert Committee 2021

 

The Zinc Expert Committee will be held in Balen, Belgium on November 25-26, 2021. In the event that new travel and meeting restrictions will be put in place in fall the meeting will be coordinated online. 

The Zinc Expert Committee is a platform for discussing the latest developments and activities related to primary zinc production, zinc processing and recycling. It is organized by German Metallurgy Society GDMB and is supported by IZA.

Participation will be primarily of interest to industry, universities, colleges and research centers.

For more information, go to https://www.gdmb.de/en/gdmb-verein/experts-committees/zinc/

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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