Recycling CONFEX Middle East

Schedule of Events

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Ferrous Scrap

This session will examine the factors impacting the markets for ferrous scrap. We’ll look at steelmaking capacity and demand, global material flows and the regional MENA market.

Ved Prakash
Director-Steel Division
Gemini Corporation N.V.
Sathya Bodha
Sr. Vice President
Mittal Corp Ltd.
Rajesh Barla
VP Marketing
Mittal Corp Ltd.
Adel Al Attar
Strategic Procurement Manager
Emirates Steel
John Short
Steel Derivatives
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Nonferrous Scrap

In the session delegates will get an in-depth look in the copper and aluminum markets including a look at China, India and the MENA region.

Salam Sharif
Sharif Group & President of BMR
Nikolay Gushevilov
Purchasing Manager
Metallo-Chimique NV
Navin Sharma
Gravita India Ltd.
Ehsan Haji Amin
Vice President MRAI
Chairman Ala International (India) Pvt. Ltd. & Advisor
Ala Group
Mohammed Al Jawi
Sr. Manager
Environment & Waste Management
Emirates Global Aluminium
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) Recycling

This session will examine the requirements and state-of-the art in auto recycling as well as examine how new autos are likely to impact the business in the future.

Dr. Sayed Hussain
Sayed Metal
Heiner Guschall
Managing Director
UAE (speaker to be confirmed)

Carlos Sabugueiro
CEO–Middle East & Africa
Joachim Vogt
Environmental & Recycling Consultant
Recycling Partners
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Plastics Recycling

We’ll examine the development of plastics recycling in the MENA region and look at global supply and demand trends for key plastic grades.

Surendra Borad Patawari
Gemini Corporation & Chairman Plastic Committee
Bureau of International Recycling (BIR)
Tasos Bereketidis
Regional Director Middle East and Africa
TOMRA Sorting Recycling
Dr. Steve Wong
Chairman & MD
Fukotomi Company & Executive President
China Scrap Plastics Association
Annabe Pretorius
General Manager
South African Plastics Recycling Organisation (SAPRO)
Sridhar Rao
Plant Manager
Creative Recycling World Company, KSA
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Electronics Recycling (WEEE)

The flow of used electronics continues to grow. We’ll examine how this material can be recycled, the markets for their components as well as the re-use sector.

Neil Reid
WEEE Recycling Plant Manager
Holoul, KSA
Stephen Phelan
Managing Director-Middle East
Sims Recycling Solutions
Joris Lauwers
Sales Manager Refining Services - Recyclables
Umicore Precious Metals Refining
Candice Taylor
Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility Programme Manager
Sh. Mohammed Sulaiman Al-Harthy
Executive Vice President
Strategic Development
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Paper Recycling - High Grades

An in-depth session looking at the range of high grade recovered paper, market outlooks for that material and projected demand.

Ranjit Baxi
Chairman J&H Sales International Ltd. and President
Bureau of International Recycling (BIR)
Michael McManus
VP Corporate/Government Affairs| Stakeholder Relations
Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP)
Vikas Mahajan
Commercial Director
Mahajan Recycle Resources
S. Kalyanasundaram
General Manager (Purchase)
Tamilnadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd.
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Paper Recycling - Bulk Grades

An informative session covering OOC, mixed paper and other bulk grades. We’ll examine global trends in supply and demand as well as MENA activity.

Ranjit Baxi
Chairman J&H Sales International Ltd. and President
Bureau of International Recycling (BIR)
Farah Hamirani
Executive Director
Paper Chase International
K.B. Raut
Production Manager
Union Paper Mills
Kashif Amin
Managing Director
Ekman Middle East