PacRim Stainless 2013

(The Australasian stainless steel industry's annual premier conference event)

17-18 October

QT Gold Coast Hotel (

Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia

Hosted by: The Australian Stainless Steel Development Association (ASSDA)

This year's theme - Economic recovery: Rolling out a sustainable future - offers economic analysis and projections, practical advice and case studies for long-term survival in changing economic times. The speaker program includes world-class domestic and international speakers, including Tim Aiken (President, Nickel Institute, Belgium), Dr Doug McTaggart (Economist and advisor, Australia), Lucien Matthews (CEO, Bahru Stainless Sdn Bhd, Malaysia) and Glenn Sachko (Managing Director, Global Stainless Steel Inc, Australia), just to name a few.

Program overview:

  • Two half-day conference sessions providing:
    • A global view of the stainless steel industry
    • Analysis of how Australia and other regions are negotiating economic challenges
    • Case studies from specifiers, fabricators, asset owners and councils
    • Success stories in an open market with a high Australian dollar
    • New strategies and technologies for survival when we can't compete on price but can excel in quality and service for a better cost outcome.
  • Exciting Thursday night themed Gala Dinner (Stainless Ahoy!)
  • Fun Friday afternoon options:
    • Annual PacRim Golf Ambrose (vying for the Barry Durrant Memorial Trophy)
    • Tour to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Relaxed Friday night Farewell Dinner


Link to register online:

Conference contact: Lissel Port, ASSDA Communications Manager, 07 3220 0722 or

Download the program here

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