IZA Hosted Events
May 15-17, 2019
Imperial Plovdiv Hotel & SPA
Imperial Plovdiv Hotel & SPA
4017 Plovdiv, Bulgaria
6, Lev Tolstoy str./ 1A, Arch.Kamen Petkov str.
Phone: +359 32 600 730
The International Zinc Association (IZA) is pleased to invite you to join the 3rd International Zinc Conference – Europe which will be held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, cultural capital of Europe 2019.
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
- Regional market outlook in China, Europe, India and Latin America
- New market segment developments
- Key Industry Challenge
Delegates will also have the opportunity of visiting KCM’s lead and zinc smelter.
The 3rd International Zinc Conference – Europe is organized by IZA and hosted by KCM 2000.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
Wednesday, 15th May:
Optional plant tour of KCM (AM); Registration (PM) followed by Welcome Reception in Hotel
Thursday, 16th May:
Conference Sessions (all day) followed by a Reception in Hotel
Friday, 17th May:
Conference sessions (half day)
The Agenda will be provided shortly .
EUR 1,550 – early registration fee valid 31st March
EUR 1,750 – applicable 1st April – 5th May
EUR 1,950 as of 6th May
IZA Members save EUR 150 on above fees. Discount code for IZA members: IZA19
- Groups as of 3 delegates: Savings EUR 500 per person for IZA Members (EUR 350 for non-members)
- Delegates who attend the International Zinc Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, February 24-27, 2019 save EUR 250 (IZA Members) / EUR 100 (non-members).
- Zinc Customers receive a 40% discount on the delegate fee. This applies to galvanizers, die casters, brass, fencing, zinc oxide and fertilizer companies, and steel mills.
Please contact email@example.com to obtain the relevant discount codes.
Fee for optional tour of KCM’s lead/zinc smelter: EUR 50
This includes bus transfer from/to Imperial Plovdiv Hotel.
Note: Participation is limited to 80 delegates and no more than 4 delegates from the same company.
Fee for spouse/non-business guest: EUR 125
This includes admission to receptions and lunches.
Tour of KCM’s Lead/Zinc Smelter – 15th May:
KCM is the largest producer of lead and zinc in Bulgaria. The production site is located between Plovdiv and Asenovgrad. Transportation will be by bus from/to Imperial Plovdiv Hotel. Journey time approx. 20 mins. Departure time to be confirmed.
Note: If you wish to participate in this plant tour, plan to arrive in Plovdiv the night before.
IZA has blocked a number of rooms at the Imperial Plovdiv Hotel & Spa at the following rates:
single standard room (18m2): EUR 68
single deluxe room (35m2): EUR 98
double deluxe room: EUR 108
Rates include breakfast, access to gym, free Internet, free parking, VAT.
These rates are reserved for conference participants. Information on how to reserve a room will be available at the end of the registration process.
Hotel and Location:
The Imperial Plovdiv Hotel & Spa is an elegant four star hotel with a private garden. It is conveniently located for business and sightseeing. The hotel has been renovated and offers comfortable state-of-the-art rooms, an a la carte restaurant, bars and a luxurious spa with a broad range of treatments.
It is about 2km from the old town with sights, shops, parks and museums and about 3km to the Roman amphitheater.
Sofia Airport (SOF): 120km – approx. 1.5 hours by car. The hotel offers a transfer service.
Plovdiv Airport (PDV): 10 km
(Limited number of flights to/from Brussels Charleroi, Frankfurt Hahn, London Stanstead)
Plovdiv is one of the oldest cities in the world and the oldest continuously inhabited city in Europe. It is older than Rome ! Its foundations date back to 6000 BC. Plovdiv lies in the plain between the Balkan and Rhodopian mountains on the crossroads between Europe and the Middle East and has a rich cultural heritage.
Today, Plovdiv is the second largest city in Bulgaria. It has about 350,000 inhabitants. It has a pittoresque old town with historic monuments from Byzantine, Roman and Ottoman times and a dynamic cultural life with hip art and cafés.
In 2019 Plovdiv is the European Capital of Culture, an initiative of the European Union. Some 350 events are scheduled.
Learn more :
Cancellations must be made in writing (email, fax or post) to International Zinc Association, 2530 Meridian Parkway, Suite 115, Durham NC 27713 USA; fax: +1 (919) 361-1957; email: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 23rd April 2019. All refunds are subject to a EUR 100 processing fee and will not be processed until after the conference. Cancellations made after 23rd April 2019 are non-refundable. Substitutions are permitted.
Hotel cancellations must be made directly with the hotel.
September 19-20, 2019
Le Meridien New Delhi
New Delhi, India
Save the Date! Further information will be provided shortly.
November 7-8, 2019
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Further information will be provided in spring 2019.
February 16-19, 2020
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
Scottsdale, Arizona, US
The 2020 International Zinc Conference is one of the premier zinc events of the year, highlighting key industry trends and challenges. The 2020 International Zinc Oxide Industry Conference is being held in conjunction with the International Zinc Conference, providing a unique opportunity to learn about new research and market trends. Both conferences offer excellent opportunities for building business relationships and networking with colleagues. The conferences can be booked individually or as a package.
Further Information and Registration will be available in Fall 2019.
June 11-13, 2019
Assembly 2019 will be held at the Hilton Old Town Antwerp, 11-13 June 2019. Organized by EGGA together with Zinkinfo Benelux, Assembly 2019 is your opportunity to discuss the latest developments in the galvanizing industry and its customers, including reports on EGGA activities.
Visit the conference website: https://www.egga.com/assembly-2019/
June 23-26, 2019
The European Metallurgical Conference (EMC) is an international conference and meeting for metallurgists and engineers from the non-ferrous industry and research institutes in Europe that occurs every two years. The focus of EMC 2019 is the interaction of technology, process chains, and sustainability, bringing together economics and ecology.
Visit the conference website: https://emc.gdmb.de/welcome/
July 23-26, 2019
The 11th Asian Pacific General Galvanizing Conference (APGGC) will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, during 23rd– 26th July 2019. Under the title of “Znchronize Asia for the future”, the event is going to present world-class technology along with all other aspects regarding general (batch) hot-dip galvanizing. The scope of the conference will incorporate corrosion specialists, steel producers and fabricators to include the industry as a whole. The event is organized by the Asia Pacific General Galvanizing Association (APGGA) and hosted by the Thai Galvanizing Association (TGA).
Visit the conference website: http://www.11apggc19.com/
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The 149th TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition will bring together more than 4,000 engineers, scientists, business leaders, and other professionals in the minerals, metals, and materials fields for a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary exchange of technical knowledge.
Visit the conference website: https://www.tms.org/tms2020