Portland, ME (PRWEB) January 21, 2010
IntertechPira is pleased to announce the 14th annual Met Coke 2010 conference, scheduled for November 1-3, 2010 at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA, U.S. This year’s program will bring together important players, key innovators and decision makers from the coke, coal and steel industry and will focus on identifying new strategies for competing in the changed marketplace.
“Met Coke 2010 is the premier industry event focused on current trends impacting the global metallurgical coke industry,” said Christopher Smith, conference producer at IntertechPira. “Last year’s event attracted more than 200 leaders in the industry, proving that even in difficult financial times, it is key for the industry to gather and discuss and learn. If you are involved in this industry – whether as a supplier or a user – you won’t want to miss Met Coke 2010 and the many networking opportunities offered.”
At the 2009 conference, attendees heard from the leaders in the industry including John Surma, Chairman and CEO, U.S. Steel; Joseph Carrabba, President & CEO, Cliffs Natural Resources; and Michael Thomson, President, Suncoke Energy. Other highlighted companies included CRU International, Resource-Net, Clark Laboratories, LLC, World Steel Dynamics, First River, SSY, Weglohut, Energy Ventures Analysis, Xcoal Energy & Resources, Hill & Associates, Beijing Sino-Steel Industry & Trade Group Corporation (SSIT), Global Coke PVT., FOSBEL, Interamerican Coal & Coke, POSCA, Charles River Associates and Jacobs Consultancy.
Met Coke 2010 will bring together industry experts, researchers and investors to address the opportunities and most critical challenges for the industry. The conference will feature approximately 18 expert presentations assessing market trends, technical development and application related advances through presentations, question-and-answer sessions and panel discussions. Throughout the conference, there will be a number of hosted luncheons, breaks and receptions, which will be held in and around the exhibit area located outside the main conference room. Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities will be available.
Speaker recruitment is now underway. To submit a topic for consideration, or to request more details, please contact conference producer Christopher Smith at +1 207 781 9616.
Members of the press interested in attending, to find out if you qualify for a complimentary press pass, please contact Danielle Marks at +1 207 781 9637.
IntertechPira provides events, market research, publications, strategic and technical consulting to niche, emerging and high growth industries. Market coverage includes lighting and displays, alternative energy, home and personal care, industrial biotechnology, performance materials and chemicals. IntertechPira is a division of Pira International. For more information about IntertechPira, please visit http://www.intertechpira.com.