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ZIA AGM & Annual Conference - 2022

Theme: Where to next for the zircon industry?

13 - 14 September, 2022
The St. Regis Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Booking for the Conference is now closed

Conference Programme

Pre-conference: Monday 12th September

Technical site visits (registered delegates only) to:-

Either Zircon Minerals Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (ZMM)

or Zircosil (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd

and

Kim Hin Ceramic (Seremban) Sdn. Bhd


DAY 1: Tuesday 13th September

Morning: ZIA Board meeting and Assembly meeting (ZIA members only)

Afternoon: Opening address and ZIA conference proceedings, starting at 13:00 (registered delegates only)

Keynote address: Post Pandemic Challenges to Maritime Logistics
Captain Subramaniam Karuppiah, GM Port Klang Authority and President of the International Association of Ports and Harbors
Zircon Market Dynamics - Gavin Diener, CEO, TZMI
Southeast Asia Ceramics’ Industry, Opportunities and Challenges - Dr Somnuk Sirisoonthorn, President Thai Ceramics Society
The Premium Advantage - Pedro Liberal, GM Zircon Sales, Iluka Resources
The Effect of Metamictization on Zircon Milling - Emma Jones, University of Birmingham, UK
Milling Trends - Ben Chan, Marketing Manager, Hosokawa (SE Asia)
Socio-economic Assessment, SEAing is Believing - James Lambert, Oxford Economics (Singapore)

Evening: Conference cocktail & banquet dinner (invited guests, registered delegates & spouses only)


DAY 2: Wednesday 14th September

Morning: ZIA conference presentations (registered delegates only)

Keynote address: Macroeconomic Update and Outlook for Asia
Sumana Rajarethnam, Director Southeast Asia, EIU
Zirconium for a Sustainable Future - Hazel Stephenson, Operations Director, Luxfer MEL
Zirconium, a Wonder Metal in Waiting - Scott Coffin, Principal Engineer, ATI Specialty Alloys & Components
Producing and Processing Zircon Responsibly – Why ESG Data is Important for the Industry - Neil Foster, Iluka Resources and ZIA ESG Committee Member
Zirconates: New Sustainable Uses and Applications 2022 - Roberto Dante, R&D Director, 2D to 3D

Panel Discussion:
Matthew Blackwell (Iluka), Loriano Bocini (Bitossi), Pedro Branco (Zircosil), Jeff Engle (Tronox),
Bruce Griffin (Kimberley MS) and Kapil Kumar (Sukaso) Moderator: Jean-Michel Fourcade

Afternoon: close of conference at 13:00

Note that this is a physical meeting and will not be streamed on-line.
Only registered delegates and ZIA members will have access to the conference proceedings after the event.


Yes, I'm a ZIA Member

US$ 1,950

Delegate fee per Member

Group booking: four delegates, pay for three (3 + 1 free)

What's included for ZIA members

Airport Meet & Greet + limo transfer to conference hotel (one-way)

Technical site visits on Monday 12th Sept.

Lunch on Day 1 of the conference

Conference attendance Day 1

Coffee & refreshment breaks both days

Conference banquet dinner

Conference attendance Day 2

Lunch on Day 2 of the conference

Not included

Flights to/from the conference venue city

Any visa fees

Hotel accommodation and personal subsistence/refreshments

Accompanying spouse (separate tickets available in the booking process)

I'm not yet a Member

US$ 2,650

Delegate fee per non-Member

Group booking: four delegates, pay for three (3 + 1 free)

What's included for non-members

Lunch on Day 1 of the conference

Conference attendance Day 1

Coffee & refreshment breaks both days

Conference banquet dinner

Conference attendance Day 2

Lunch on Day 2 of the conference

Not included

Airport transfer

Technical site visits on 12th Sept. (tickets available in the booking process)

Flights to/from the conference venue city

Any visa fees

Hotel accommodation and personal subsistence/refreshments

Accompanying spouse (separate tickets available in the booking process)

Theme: Where to next for the zircon industry?

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