Essential insights for uncertain times

The 35th Annual Aluminum Symposium is gathering industry leaders, decision-makers, and market movers in sunny Miami to start 2023 with actionable, up-to-date insight.

We are bringing the industry together to network, meet and discuss the issues pivotal to the aluminum and scrap sectors, including material costs, trade flows, energy costs, global economics, access to capital, supply and demand dynamics, logistic bottlenecks, and more topics critical to your business.

You've asked for changes, and we've listened. This year we are shortening presentation time and allowing for longer live onstage conversation. You will hear from market experts and have more opportunities to participate in the discussion through polling, live Q&A, and more. You’ll also enjoy enhanced networking opportunities, including breaks, meals, receptions, golf, and more.

Discuss the topics most relevant to your business, including:

  • —  Macro-economic outlook – including forecasts and discussion around recession/inflation factors
  • —  Import and export outlooks
  • —  Pricing trends and impacts
  • —  Operating costs
  • —  Secondary market update and discussion
  • —  Scrap availability and technologies
  •   Analysis of shifting demand due to EV-related growth
  • —  Billet and extrusion press expansions
  • —  Leveraging recycling to achieve low-carbon initiatives
  • —  Update from the financial sector – access to capital
  • —  Chinese market dependence
  • —  Aviation, aerospace and opportunities for growth
  • —  Current and long-term impacts from Ukraine and Russia



    Super Early Bird Rate: $1,395
    Early Bird Rate: $1,595 
    Full Rate: $1,995
    Networking app access is included with your registration  
    Enjoy early access to the registration list, 1:1 direct messaging, and more.

    Networking Bonus content

    Do more with your registration. You'll receive access to our networking app in advance of the event. Use it to:

     - Build your network - See who else is registered, help people find you, exchange contact information digitally, and plan for who you'd like to meet at the event.
     - Connect - Use 1:1 messaging to introduce yourself. Conversations are saved and searchable for your convenience.
     - Enjoy extra content - Find out about updates as they happen.
     - Take it all with you - Look up your contacts and conversations later. Use the mobile app version for easy access from anywhere.


Upgrade your networking opportunities

Kick off the conference right with our golf tournament!

Start your networking early at Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne, a championship 18-hole golf course located on the island paradise of Key Biscayne, just 10 minutes from downtown Miami. Crandon Golf is an explosion of color and light surrounded by water, mangroves and lush, tropical foliage.

Tournament winners will be announced and awarded during the Welcome Cocktail Reception.

Transportation from and to the hotel will be provided with enough time to rent equipment, if you need it, and get a few practice swings. Refreshments will be provided.

Date/Time: Monday, January 23, 2023. Tee times beginning at 12:00pm
Venue: Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne
Cost: $250

Crandon Golf Course


Day 1 Agenda
Monday, January 23, 2023
  • 11:00 am Registration Opens
  • 12:30 am Networking Golf Tournament
  • 6:00 pm Welcome Cocktail Reception
Day 2 Agenda
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
  • 8:00 am Registration and Networking Breakfast
  • 8:45 am Chair’s Introduction and Welcome Remarks
  • 9:00 am Macroeconomic Outlook
  • 9:30 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  Setting the Stage for 2023 and Beyond
    — Global supply/demand outlook – looking ahead and pockets of opportunity
    — Where is the price headed? – trends and impacts
    — Access to capital – the cost of growth
    — Ukraine/Russia trade flow and cost impacts
    — What’s the future of 232?
  • 11:00 am Networking and Refreshment Break
  • 11:30 am Keynote Address
  • 12:00 pm Networking Luncheon
  • 1:30 pm  PANEL DISCUSSION  The Evolving Demand Picture – Discipline in the Downstream
    — Analysis of shifting demand due to EV-related growth
    — Deep dive into billet and extrusion press expansions and outlook
    — Update from beverage and containers
    — Building and construction- outlook with an uncertain economic landscape
    — Aviation and aerospace
  • 2:30 pm  FIRESIDE CHAT  The Case for 232 – Two Perspectives
  • 3:00 pm Day 1 Takeaways: Speaker and S&P Global Metals Team Meet-and-Greet
  • 3:35 pm Rest of Afternoon Free for Networking
  • 6:00 pm Evening Reception
Day 3 Agenda
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
  • 8:00 am Networking Breakfast
  • 8:45 am Review of Day Two and Welcome Remarks
  • 9:00 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  Secondary Market – Opportunities Ahead
    — Export market outlook
    — Competition and evolution in feedstock
    — Leveraging recycling to meet sustainability initiatives
    — Scrap technologies
  • 10:30 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  Maintaining Growth in the New Reality
    — Supply chain constraints
    — Attracting labor for growth – hiring the new generation
    — Navigating logistics challenges
  • 11:15 am Refreshment Break
  • 11:30 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  Platts Pricing Methodology Update
  • 12:00 pm Chair's Closing Remarks
  • 12:15 pm Close of Conference
Times are US Eastern (EDT / GMT-05). Agenda subject to change.

Our commitment to your safety

Cleaning & Hygiene

  • — We will undertake enhanced cleaning before and during our events, working with our venue partners to attain the highest standards of cleanliness.
  • — We will provide hand sanitizing stations, personal sanitizing materials, contactless registration, and encourage all participants to regularly wash and disinfect their hands.

Physical Distancing

  • — We request participants avoid physical contact such as handshakes and embraces. The exchange of printed materials is discouraged with a digital alternative recommended.
  • — We will maintain a density of participants in line with local jurisdiction guidelines.

COVID-19 Protocols

  • — We will follow any updated local authority and/or health department guidelines regarding personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • See FAQs for details


Keynote speaker

Mark D. Millet
CEO, Steel Dynamics

Mr Millet co-founded Steel Dynamics in 1993 and has been instrumental in building the company from its inception to becoming the largest and most diversified domestic steel producers and metals recycler in the United States, with facilities located throughout the United States and Mexico.

Earlier this year, they announced their plan to invest $2.2 billion to build a 650,000 mt/year recycled flat-rolled aluminum mill in southeastern US, and two supporting recycled aluminum slab plants in southwestern US and Mexico.

Mr. Millett will offer insight into these exciting developments and discuss Steel Dynamic's exciting splash into the aluminum market.

More speakers to be announced.



Become a sponsor

Download the brochureDemonstrate your strengths, raise your company profile, and maximize your ROI as we bring key industry players and decision-makers to you. At the S&P Global Commodity Insights Aluminum Symposium, each sponsor has the opportunity to showcase their products and services and distinguish themselves from the competition. We offer a full range of opportunities and packages, and can even tailor solutions to suit your needs.

Download our Americas event portfolio brochure to learn more about our events and who attends.

Contact us to start a conversation about your goals and how you can lead the pack as an event sponsor: Lorne Grout, Sr., Commercial Partnerships Manager, at +1 339 223 9499 or [email protected].


Super Early Bird Rate
Register by October 28
Early Bird Rate
Register by December 30
Standard Rate
Register by January 20
Gov / Muni / Coops *
Utilities *
Groups *
Register 3 delegates, get one free    

Rates are in USD and are not inclusive of local taxes or VAT. Americas Region event terms and conditions apply.

* See FAQs for details on registering at a special rate.

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Event Venue
JW Marriott Miami
1109 Brickell Ave
Miami, Florida, 33131, USA

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Accommodation and reservation details

Discounted Accommodation
We have reserved a block of guest rooms at the JW Marriot Miami at a discounted group rate of $349/night plus taxes. For reservations, please visit our dedicated booking website here. The group rate is available 3 days prior to and post-scheduled event dates, based on availability. The cut-off date for reserving guest rooms at the discounted rate is Friday, January 6, 2023. Room rates are stated in USD and are subject to availability.

* Please note: S&P Global does not associate with third-party reservation agents and cannot guarantee their legitimacy. We advise you use the information we provide when making your reservations.

News & Insights

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How to register

We offer three easy ways to register:

Online: Click here to register now

Email: [email protected]

Phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Payment forms accepted

We only accept payment by credit card for this event.

Group rate

Your organization may send 1 person for free for every 3 people registered at the current delegate rate. All registrations must be from the same organization and made at the same time to qualify. The group rate is not retroactive. Your invoice will reflect 3 delegates at the current rate and 1 delegate at $0.

Gov/Coop/Muni rate

If you are an employee of a government, cooperative, or municipal agency, you qualify for the Gov/Coop/Muni special rate. To register, email us at [email protected] or call Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070.

What to do if you get sick before an event

The health and safety of our attendees are of utmost importance. Currently, we require attendees to refrain from attending if feeling ill. We will apply a credit of your registration fee to your individual account, good for one (1) year or towards next year's event if you provide a doctor's note or proof of a positive test within three (3) days prior to the event start date. Contact us via email to [email protected]. For assistance, you may also reach out by phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070. We appreciate your cooperation as we work to keep everyone safe during these challenging times.

How to obtain a letter of invitation to apply for a travel visa

We can provide you with a letter of invitation to apply for a travel visa, which you should then send to the appropriate consulate or embassy of the event location. Please note:

  • — Your registration fee must be paid in full before a letter of invitation can be issued. There are no exceptions.
  • — Payment is considered full once money is posted to an order. Credit card payments are immediate. Wire transfer payments require at least 5 business days. Check payments require at least 10 business days.
  • — The visa application process can take weeks or even months, depending on the countries involved and time of year, so you should consider registering and paying as early as possible.
  • — If you are unable to obtain a visa to attend, we will refund your registration fee in full.

Once full payment has been made, please contact Customer Service to request a letter of invitation:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Networking app

Event registration includes access to the networking app, available for your smartphone, tablet, and desktop (both iOS and Android). We'll send registrants details about logging in to the app as soon as it goes live. Please note that your registration must be paid in full to receive access.

Substitution policy (how to transfer your registration to a colleague)

If you’re not able to attend, we’re happy to transfer your registration to a member of your organization at no cost, up to 2 business days in advance of the event. Requests must be received in writing via email to [email protected], and are subject to approval. For assistance, you may also reach out by phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Cancellation policy

If you're not able to attend or send a colleague in your place, we accept cancellations and provide refunds if received in writing to [email protected] at least 30 days before the event. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable.

Sponsorship opportunities

We offer a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs—and your budget. Please reach out directly to the Business Development Manager for this event:

Lorne Grout, Sr.

Phone: +1 339 223 9499

Email: [email protected]

Speaking opportunities

We're always looking for the best voices in the industry to share their experience and perspective on opportunities, challenges, and trends. Please reach out directly to the Conference Producer to discuss availability and suitability:

Brian Speight

Phone: +1 720 512 9220

Email: [email protected]

Press passes

We allow accredited media writing on behalf of major industry publications to cover the event at no charge. Please reach out to the contact below for press pass approval.

Guido Falconi

Phone: +1 346 228 1991

Email: [email protected]

Event terms and conditions

Click here to view the full event terms and conditions, then use the drop-down menu to select the Americas Region event category.