Steel Technology Masterclass Announced

The IOM3 Steel Division has announced that the second Steel Technology Masterclass will be held on Tuesday 27 September 2005, in conjunction with the Sir Henry Bessemer Lecture and Dinner. Presenting this year's Prestige Lecture will be Stuart Pettifor, Chief Operating Officer, Corus plc, and 2005 recipient of the Bessemer Gold Medal for his services to the steel industry.

The theme of the Masterclass is 'Technology profiting business', and gives the rare opportunity for young managers and researchers to spend a day interacting with world leaders in the steel industry. Masterclass leaders this year will include Stuart Pettifor, Dr David Naylor from the International Iron and Steel Institute, Phil Round from VAI Industries (UK) Ltd, and Bob Ruddlestone from Corus Engineering Steels.

The Masterclass will be followed by the 2005 Sir Henry Bessemer Lecture which will be held at the Institute's London headquarters at 1 Carlton House Terrace. The Sir Henry Bessemer Dinner will be held at the Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall. Attendance at the lecture is free. For further details about these events, contact Jackie Butterfield, tel: +44 (0)1302 380906, e-mail:

Date Posted: 1 June 2005

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