From coal to steel From Coal to Steel responsible mining and sustainable steel


From coal to steel: responsible mining and sustainable steel

13.15 – 13.45


13.45 – 14.15

Keynote speech:

  • Elżbieta Bieńkowska, Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
  • Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament, Chairman of the ITRE Committee

14.15 – 15.15

Panel I: Steel industry – responsible sourcing and supply value chain


  • Jakob Hanke, Politico PRO


  • Axel Eggert, Director General, EUROFER (European Steel Association)
  • Daniel Ozon, President, JSW S.A.
  • Tomasz Ślęzak, Head of corporate governance & government affairs, head of energy & environment office, ArcelorMittal Poland
  • Stanislav Czudek, Process Engineer, Moravia Steel

15.15 – 15.30

Coffee break

15.30 – 16.30

Panel II: Coal to chemicals


  • Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, Secretary General,  Hydrogen Europe


  • Daniel Ozon, President, JSW S.A.
  • Mario Neumann, Department of Mechanical Technology, Chemnitz University of Technology
  • Dr. Uwe Boltersdorf, CEO Business Unit Industrial Specialities, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions
  • Dr. Reinhold Achatz, CTO, thyssenkrupp AG
  • Mai Jinghong, Manager of International Trade Division, Sichuan Tianyi Science & Technology Co., Ltd (CTYC)

16.30 – 16.45

Coffee break

16.45 – 17.45

Panel III: European Steel Industry in a global perspective


  • Raj Khatri, Head of Metals and Mining EMEA, Jefferies Ltd.


  • Gao Xingsuo, ACRE Coking & Refractory Engineering Consulting Corporation, MCC
  • Jitendra Kumar Nanda, Vice-President, Head Raw Materials, Essar Steel
  • Tomasz Włostowski, Managing Partner, EUTRADEDEFENCE

17.45 – 18.00

Closing remarks:

  • Sebastian Barkowski, Counsellor Minister, Permanent Representation of Poland to the EU

18.00 – 19.00