2019 Light Metals Keynote Session:
Aluminum Industry: Vision for the Next Decade

Monday, March 11, 2019
8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, Room 004
Sponsored by:
TMS Light Metals Division; TMS Aluminum Committee
Olivier Martin, Rio Tinto

During the last decade, the aluminum industry has seen important changes and developments, including increased production from China, very high amperage cells with low energy consumption, and new value-added products. This session will look at a vision for the aluminum industry in 2020-2030, discussing trends, risks, changes, and challenges and how they will be managed by the industry.

Featured Speakers:

Chris Bayliss, International Aluminium Institute
Presentation Title: "The Aluminium Story"

Mo Xinda, China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association
Presentation Title: "China Aluminium Industry Picture"

Todd Summe, Novelis Inc.
Presentation Title: "Products of the Future—Solutions for Shaping a Sustainable World"

Hans Erik Vatne, Norsk Hydro ASA
Presentation Title: "Smelter of the Future"

Vincent Christ, Elysis
Presentation Title: "The Aluminium Industry Revolution at the Door Step"

The session will conclude with a panel discussion featuring the session’s speakers.