28 septembre 2021 -
30 septembre 2021 / Como


International Stainless & Special Steel Conference 2021

The global stainless and special steel industry gathers in Como, Italy, to discuss all relevant issues that will shape the business in 2021 and beyond.

Green Stainless / Sustainability:

  • The steel sustainability challenge – how to reduce CO2 footprint?
  • How can we promote stainless steel as green material?
  • How can stainless steel help the world to become more sustainable?
  • The future of mobility and impact on stainless and special steel
  • What is the future for Hydrogen and how much stainless will be used for that?


  • Digitalization, machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • How can our industry benefit from the 4th Industrial Revolution?
  • What are the obstacles for quick implementation of digital solutions?
  • Impact of digitalization on workforce – from steel worker to IT specialist?
  • Productivity enhancement potentials in STS production

Impact of Corona Pandemic

  • How did the pandemic impact the market in individual end use segments?
  • Who were the losers and were there winners as well?
  • How flexible were stainless steel producers to adapt to the crisis?

Outlook for 2022

  • Where do we stand in the business cycle?
  • Which industries or regions are booming? Where are the hotspots?
  • How are prices expected to develop in 2022?
  • Are protectionism and trade restrictions rising?
  • What is the outlook for raw materials (scrap, nickel, chrome)?


28 septembre 2021 -
30 septembre 2021


Sheraton Lake Como Hotel
Via per Cernobbio 41A, Como


Tel. +43 (5672) 72737
E-Mail conference@smr.at