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12th European Electric Steelmaking Conference

12 Sep 2021 - 14 Sep 2021

Organised by IOM Communications on behalf of the Iron and Steel Society of IOM3

The key aim of this 12th European Electric Steelmaking Conference is to provide a forum at which steelmakers, product specialists, and all other parts of the steel sector supply chain (including the academic community and research and technology organisations) can come together to share information and exchange knowledge on current and future developments across the broad spectrum of electric arc furnace steelmaking and its associated technologies.

The conference will have 6 principal technology-based themes each of which is outlined below:

  • Process
    - Metallurgy of EAF
    - Refractory & Synth Slag
    - Raw Materials Optimisation
    - Process Modelling

  • Environment
    - Sustainable Steel Production
    - Recovery of Process Wastes
    - Zero Waste Strategies
    - Materials Sustainability

  • Plant
    - New Plant & Technology
    - Plant Enhancement Technologies
    - Greenfield vs Brownfield Site

  • Energy
    - Long Term Energy Strategies
    - Site Energy Management
    - Melting Energy

  • Health and Safety in the Steel Industry
    - Compliance
    - Case Studies/Disaster Management

  • Industry 4.0
    - Automation
    - Big Data
    - Systems Integration

A range of sponsorship and exhibition packages will be available. The programme will be structured so that there will be ample opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to interact with conference delegates.


The conference will be followed by plant tours to one of the three special steel plants in the local area i.e. Sheffield Forgemasters, Liberty Speciality and Outokumpu Sheffield. These steelmakers produce a wide range of steel specifications from low carbon general machining steels to stainless and heat resisting alloy steels.

Venue and booking

Event Location: 
The Diamond
The University of Sheffield
S3 7RD
United Kingdom
Contact details: 

IOM3 Conference Department

T. +44 (0)20 7451 7302/7303