Archive

Geoff Warburton is a Materials Engineer and Metallurgist with over 35 years’ experience in the research and development of new product routes and applications for Super Duplex and Duplex Stainless steels. He has a particular interest in product metallurgy, forging and fabrication, developing processes and procedures to manufacture and utilise the steels in many applications. He currently works part time as a consultant and have carried out several interesting projects for clients around the globe. Many of these experiences have...

Panelist in the Discussion/Workshop on Additive Manufacturing Euro Room, Tuesday, 27 September, 11:30 am Panelist in the Plenary Discussion Session (Questions & Answers) Wednesday, 28 September, 14:30 pm Marc Wilms is a Principal Materials & Corrosion Engineer working at Shell’s Technology Centre in Amsterdam. He supports upstream assets, and new projects, as well as the development and deployment of new technology. His research activities include oil & gas production but focus mainly on New Energy technologies. Marc is the Global Subject Matter Expert for...

Plenary Lecturer, Global Stainless Steel Market Tuesday, 27 September, 10:00 am Tim was born and grew up in the home of UK stainless steelmaking, Sheffield. Whilst at school he worked part-time for his father making steelworks thermocouples and laboratory furnaces. After leaving school he studied metallurgy at university and joined British Steel Stainless immediately after graduating. A succession of industry mergers saw Tim undertaking senior stainless technical, operations and supply chain roles in the Netherlands, Sweden, and the UK before joining...

Co-Moderator of the Discussion/Workshop on Additive Manufacturing Euro Room, Tuesday, 27 September, 11:30 am Prof. Dr. Thomas L. Ladwein studied chemistry and metallurgy at Münster University, and graduated with Diploma and PhD degrees. Prof. Ladwein worked for 19 years in various positions in R&D, application engineering and technical marketing in the stainless steel division of Thyssen, later Thyssen Krupp Corporation. From 2003 – 2021, he was full time professor for electrochemistry, corrosion and corrosion control at Aalen University, Germany Prof. Ladwein is...

Panelist in the Plenary Discussion Session (Questions & Answers), Wednesday, 28 September, 14:30 pm Mr. Sunday Okoro is a materials and corrosion specialist within the materials and mechanics department, at GRUNDFOS – a premium pump manufacturer with headquarters located in Bjerringbro, Denmark....

Panelist in the Discussion/Workshop on Welding Florin Room, Tuesday, 27 September, 14:30 pm Sandra Le Manchet joined Industeel, which is part of the ArcelorMittal Group, in 2010. She works both in the R&D and marketing teams. Before this, she worked for ArcelorMittal in its Montataire plant (near Paris) on the corrosion resistance of galvanized steel for the automotive industry. Ms. Le Manchet is a graduate from the University of Technology of Compiègne (near Paris) and has a Ph.D. in Electrochemistry and Corrosion Science....

Panelist in the Discussion/Workshop on the contribution of Stainless Steels to Sustainability Euro Room, Wednesday, 28 September, 14:30 pm Dr Francis has been a corrosion engineer for over 40 years.  He has wide experience in the fields of marine corrosion, desalination, sour oil and gas corrosion, mineral processing, and the chemical and process industries.  He has published over 100 technical papers in all these areas, particularly on copper alloys and duplex stainless steels.  He has written six books on various aspects of...

Moderator of the Discussion/Workshop on Welding Florin Room, Tuesday, 27 September, 14:30 pm Raymond Cordewener graduated as a Mechanical Engineer and has fulfilled many technical and managerial functions in several companies. He is on the Steering Committees of Stainless Steel World and Duplex World. Raymond’s broad metallurgical experience and materials knowledge covers forming, forging, casting, welding and machining. He has given training and workshops/masterclasses in the fields of quality, heat treatments, stainless steels, and duplex. He began his own consultancy company in...

Co-Moderator of the Discussion/Workshop on Additive Manufacturing Euro Room, Tuesday, 27 September, 11:30 am Dr. Nicole Kinsman has been Technical Director of the International Molybdenum Association (IMOA), a non-profit trade association based in London, UK, since 2002. Before that she was Market Development Manager for TMR, a stainless steel consulting firm, based in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Dr. Kinsman holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (1991) and a PhD in Metallurgy (1994) from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland and...

Chairperson of the Paper Session on Corrosion – Part 2 Florin Room, Wednesday, 28 September, 11:30 am Markus Kind is the commercial Managing Director of Rolf Kind GmbH. Markus holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA). Before that he completed a Bachelors degree in Commerce in Cologne, Germany in 2002. He entered the family business in 2005 and took over the lead of the company together with his brother Ralf Kind (Technical MD) in 2014. Markus is responsible for international...