program at a glance

The Canadian International Aluminium Conference (CIAC) – an initiative of the Aluminium Association of Canada (AAC) in collaboration with its partners Alcoa, Rio Tinto Alcan and Aluminerie Alouette, as well as the governments of Canada and Quebec – will take place in Montreal June 2-4 and will bring together top global experts to discuss all matters aluminium. This conference will discuss best practices, innovation, sustainable development and other strategic topics which will interest the decision-makers, hiring contractors, operators and suppliers in the industry, as well as industrial users.

Monday june 2, 2014
15h00 - 17h00 Registration
 
17h00 - 19h00 WELCOME COCKTAIL
RIO TINTO ALCAN
2200, Stanley St, Montreal

Tuesday june 3, 2014
Master of Ceremony

Kim Thomassin
Managing Partner Québec Region
McCarthy Tétrault

8h15 - 8h20 Plenary Session

Opening Remarks

Jean Simard
President and CEO
Aluminium Association of Canada

8h20 - 9h00 Plenary Session

LEADERS FROM THE SMELTERS

ANDRE MARTEL
President and Chief Executive Officer
Aluminerie Alouette

MARTIN BRIÈRE
President
Alcoa Canada Global Primary Products

ÉTIENNE JACQUES
Chief Operating Officer
Rio Tinto Alcan Primary Metal, North America

9h00 - 9h45 Plenary Session

The World of Demographics and the Demographics of the World

David K. Foot
Canadian Economist and Demographer
University of Toronto

9h45 - 10h15 Plenary Session

The Aluminium Story

Chris Bayliss
Deputy Secretary General
International Aluminium Institute

10h30 - 11h45 Panel of experts (3 options)
1. Primary
INNOVATION: BEST PRACTICES
2. BEST PRACTICES
THROUGH 2014 AND BEYOND: LICENSE TO GROW
3. CONSTRUCTION
INSTITUTIONAL ARCHITECTURAL: A CITY'S SIGNATURE
12h00 - 13h45 Lunch with keynote speaker

Canada-European Union Free Trade Agreement

Pierre Marc Johnson
Former Premier of Quebec and Québec's Chief Negotiator in the Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union

Lavery

14h00 - 15h15 Panel of experts (3 options)
1. Primary
PRIMARY PRODUCTION
2. BEST PRACTICES
SUSTAINABLE ALUMINIUM
3. CONSTRUCTION
BRIDGES AND FOOTBRIDGES
15h15 - 15h45 Break, CIAC Connect
15h45 - 17h00 Plenary Session

Round Table: Market Dynamics

DAVID McAUSLAND
Partner
McCarthy Tétrault

ÉTIENNE JACQUES
Chief Operating Officer
Rio Tinto Alcan Primary Metal, North America

OSCAR WEHTJE
Head of Strategic Projects
London Metal Exchange (LME)

Jesús Villegas
Vice President
HARBOR Intelligence

MAYSA HABELRIH
General Manager, Atlantic Joint Ventures, Bauxite & Alumina
Rio Tinto Alcan

FREDERICK PENHA
Director - Metals Business Line Management
CME Group

Wednesday June 4, 2014
8h15 - 9h30 Plenary Session

The Impact of Light Vehicle CO2 Regulations on Future Aluminium Demand

Richard A. Schultz
Project Consultant (Former Managing Director)
Ducker Worldwide

9h45 - 11h30 Panel of experts (2 options)
1. TRANSPORT
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
2. TECHNIQUE
RECYCLING
11h30 - 12h00 Break, CIAC Connect
12h00 - 13h45 Lunch with keynote speaker

ALUMINUM AND LIGHTWEIGHT METALS IN SPORTS CARS AND THEIR FUTURE IN THE AUTO INDUSTRY

James Colgate
Director – Planning and Group Strategy
Williams Martini Racing

Dr. Mark White
Chief Engineer – Auto Body – Body Engineering Product Development
Jaguar Land Rover

13h45 - 15h00 Panel of experts (3 options)
1. TRANSPORT
GROUND TRANSPORTATION
2. TRANSPORT
AEROSPACE
3. TECHNIQUE
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
15h00 - 15h30 Break, CIAC Connect
15h30 - 16h45 Plenary Session

UPCOMING ISSUES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Marco Georgiou
Head, Aluminium Primary & Products
CRU

Jean Simard
President and CEO
Aluminium Association of Canada

Heidi Biggs Brock
President & CEO
The Aluminum Association

AYRTON FILLETI
Technical Director Emeritus Preside
ABAL (Brazilian Aluminum Association)

CHRIS BAYLISS
Deputy Secretary General
International Aluminium Institute

16h30 - 16h45 Plenary Session

Closing Remarks

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Hosts

Aluminium Association of Canada
AAC Members and co-hosts
Alcoa
Alouette
Rio Tinto Alcan
Lead Sponsors

Canada
Québec
Other Sponsors
Hatch
ABB
Tourisme Montréal
McCarthy Tetrault
GazMétro
Hydro Québec
Logistec
Investissement Québec

Axor
GIAQ
Arrimage Québec
FM Global
Centre de métallurgie du Québec
Port Sept-Îles
Tomra
Fives Solios
BBA
BP
SL&B
L'association des brasseurs du Québec