CW Americas 2017

CW Americas 2017

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January 26 - 27, 2017 | Miami, USA | Mandarin Oriental Miami
The 2017 edition of CW Group’s Cement Finance, Strategy & Trade Summit Americas executive meeting brings a unique interactive discussion format for the senior executives in the cement sector.


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Why attend?

  • Leaders of cement companies that need real business information and data for their annual planning

  • CFOs and financial teams that plan and analyze their companies’ direction, cost competitiveness and investment priorities

  • Cement traders and exporters that need to understand the latest trends in the region

  • Strategists and planners who seek to understand the latest opportunities, competitive and market dynamics

  • Shippers and cargo carriers that move cement, clinker, slag and fuels in and out of the region

  • Technologists and solution providers that enable the trade, operation and strategies of cement companies

Who should attend?

  • Interact with CW: Gain first hand access to senior CW consultants and analysts

  • Receive Data: Leave with systematic information

  • Obtain Insights: Obtain the latest industry data and statistics from the CW Research team

  • Discuss not just presentations, but review actual data in a multi-client consulting setting.

  • Personal Discussions: Meet in a small group with key decision makers in the American cement industry.

  • Relevant Topics: Address topics that will tackle the most pressing issues affecting your day-to-day operations

  • The meeting is hosted by CW Group’s Managing Director, joined by several of the team’s cement sector analysts, providing a unique opportunity to meet and discuss materials first-hand with the CW consulting and research team





Day 1, January 26, Thursday

08:45 - 09:15 Registration 

09:15 - 09:30 Welcome & Introduction

 9:30 - 10:15 Session 1 - The Big Picture

World economic perspective and cement outlook scenarios: dedicated focus on US - Robert Madeira

10:15- 10:30 Speed Networking

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00 Session 2 - Cement Trade and Shipping Industry

Cement and clinker trade prices-impact on Americas market competition - Prashant Singh

World Cement - Raluca Cercel

 12:00- 13:00 Lunch

 13:00 - 13:30 Session 3 - Gebr. Pffeiffer

Modular production and grinding approaches: ready2grind Modular System - Blaz Jurko

 13:30 - 14:00 Session 4

Cementitious materials business case in the US West region industry dynamics - Miguel Senior

14:00 - 14:30 Coffee Break

 14:30 - 15:30 Session 5 - Fuel Trends

Renewable electricity: a viable option the LAC cement industry - Robert Madeira

World fuel status and outlook: fuel grade petcoke trends and opportunities in the Americas - Prashant Singh

 15:30  - 17:30 Cocktail & Networking



Day 2, January 27, Friday

9:00 - 9:30 Welcome to Day 2 & Recap

SESSION 1 - Other Limestone Products and Specialty Cements

Quicklime and hydrated lime: challenges and opportunities ahead - Raluca Cercel

Overview of white and oil well cement: production and consumption in the Americas - Prashant Singh

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:30 Session 2 - Efficiency improvement in the production process

Long term evolution of the cement industry: best practices to borrow from other industries - Robert Madeira

11:30 - 12:00 Panel discussion

12:00 -13:00 Final Remarks & Closing




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