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Steel Industry Innovations and Future Prospects


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The theme of this lecture will be to showcase the technological innovation in the steel sector


Date and Time

29 June 2017 - 18:00-20:30


London, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the UK - London local network.

About this event

The theme of this lecture will be to showcase the technological innovation in the steel sector.

 Delegates will be presented with Materials Processing Institute’s (MPIUK) view of a rejuvenated and vibrant sector, innovating and developing new products and establishing itself as a place for inward investment.

Our Speaker, Chris McDonald, Chief Executive Officer of Materials Processing Institute of UK is especially qualified to share some insights into the future of the Steel industry.


18:00 - Arrival and registration

18:30 - Lecture Starts

19:15 - Q&A

19:30 - Refreshments and networking

Reasons to attend

Continuing Professional Development

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Additional information

About the Speaker:

Chris McDonald graduated from Cambridge University, is a board member of the British Iron and Steel Association and a fellow of the British Academy of Chemical and the Materials Academy. He is an advisor in several British universities, including Warwick University, Oxford University, Durham University and Sheffield University. Chris McDonald has long been engaged in new materials, processing technology and energy research and other aspects focusing on challenging processes, especially those involving high temperature, harsh environments and high grade materials manufacturing processes, to provide the whole process of research and solutions from raw materials, processing, to the final product. Chris is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Materials Processing Institute in the UK. He has worked in different technology and senior management positions in research and development centres for iron and steel, manufacturing and the business field.

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