Mark your diaries for ASSDAs 22nd annual conference PacRim Stainless 2015

PacRim Stainless is the Australasian stainless steel industry's premier annual event, hosted by the Australian Stainless Steel Development Association (ASSDA). The 2015 conference provides a broad range of national and international speakers and delegates, plus a variety of opportunities to network, share knowledge and enjoy Noosa, this year's conference destination. PacRim Stainless 2015 will be ASSDA's 22nd National Conference and 11th International Forum focusing on the Asia-Pacific region.

This year's conference will be held on Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th October and will be hosted at the Outrigger Little Hastings Street Resort & Spa, Noosa, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast in Australia. With a conference theme of 'A Way Forward', the program includes:

  • Two half-day conference sessions providing:
    • Discussion on local and global trends, economic challenges and new opportunities
    • Developments in local and offshore technologies transforming our industry
    • Marketing stainless steel through an industry collaboration of technical expertise and innovation
    • Long-term growth strategies for a sustainable stainless steel industry
  • Exciting Wednesday night Gala Dinner with Happy Hour
  • Thursday afternoon PacRim Golf Ambrose, with players vying for the Barry Durrant Memorial Trophy
  • Thursday night Farewell Dinner with Happy Hour
  • Plenty of alternative activity options for partners

Speaker Opportunities

The conference program provides a forum for education, discussion and networking, and PacRim Stainless 2015 is the once-a-year event that brings together Australia’s stainless steel industry and colleagues from abroad. The event attracts approximately 70 - 100 national and international delegates, namely key decisions makers amongst the industry. 

Presentation sessions are 20-25 minutes, with 5 minutes of Q&A, and will include a broad range of local and international speakers. Share your knowledge and expertise with other industry professionals - ASSDA is currently welcoming abstracts from interested speakers based on the conference theme of ‘A Way Forward’ and its discussion points as detailed above. To submit your interest via a short abstract or proposal, please email Lissel Port on lissel_p@assda.asn.au. Acceptance of all speakers is based on the relevance of the abstract to the conference theme and discussions, and approval by ASSDA’s conference committee.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Opportunities to secure sponsorship of this world-class conference are now available. Please click here to view the 2015 Conference Sponsorship Prospectus.

Published 23/04/2015 19:36:30 Last Modified 23/04/2015 19:38:23

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