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Harry Brearley Stainless Steel Centenary Conference & Exhibition

Tuesday 11th June 2013 to Thursday 13th June 2013

The Edge, The University of Sheffield

Harry Brearley Stainless Steel Centenary Conference & Exhibition

The Development and Application of Stainless Steels

The Edge, The University of Sheffield,  11-13 June 2013





The British Stainless Steel Association and the Sheffield Metallurgical and Engineering Association are hosting a major international conference and exhibition in Sheffield, which will focus on the future for stainless steel. There will be six technical sessions over two days. The conference is part of the City of Sheffield’s celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the discovery of stainless steel.

Speakers include:

The Rt. Hon Michael Fallon, MP, Minister of State for Business and Enterprise

John Rowe, Secretary General, International Stainless Steel Forum

Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research

Dr Peter Bonfield, Chief Executive, BRE Group

  • Session 1  Making Stainless Steel
  • Session 2  Energy
  • Session 3  Architecture, Building & Construction
  • Session 4  Transport
  • Session 5  Special Applications
  • Session 6  The Next 100 Years: Markets & Technologies

The conference programme also includes:

Celebrity Lecture – evening of Tuesday 11th June
Presented by Mika Seitovirta, President & CEO Outokumpu Group in Firth Hall
Followed by a Buffet Supper and Exhibition showcasing Steelmaking and Engineering in Sheffield at The Octagon

Centenary Dinner at The Cutlers’ Hall – evening of Wednesday 12th June (please note that the centenary dinner is now fully booked)
Hosted by the Master Cutler, Neil MacDonald; speakers include John Cridland, Director-general of the Confederation of British Industry 

Works Visits – Thursday 13th June
- Outokumpu Stainless
- Sheffield Forgemasters (SFEL)
- Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, including Nuclear AMRC


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Click Here For Further Information - Venue, Conference Stands, Travel, Accommodation

Stainless Steel Centenary Dinner


There will be an exhibition for producers, plant and equipment manufacturers and companies providing services. The exhibition will be in the Main Dining Room and Bar. Time has been allocated to ensure that delegates have opportunity to view exhibits in detail. Areas of approximately 6 sq.metres (10 x 6 feet) are available at £500 + VAT. Tables, chairs and mains electricity are provided. It is assumed that most companies will bring stand, but display board are available on request. Please let us know your requirements as soon as possible.

Set up Monday 12.00 – 18.00 or Tuesday 7.00 – 8.30
Breakdown Wednesday 18.30 or Thursday until 10.00


The conference presents a superb opportunity to promote your company, for more information CLICK HERE

Fees and Registration

Conference Full Delegate £250.00 + VAT

Day Delegate
£150.00 + VAT

(Includes refreshments, lunch, coach transfers, Celebrity Lecture & Buffet Supper)

Students in full-time education £150 + VAT

Exhibition £500.00 +VAT

Celebrity Lecture, Exhibition and Buffet Supper FOC

Conference Dinner at The Cutlers’ Hall (fully booked) 

Works visits: £25.00 + VAT


The Endcliffe Village £46.00 + VAT

(Car Parking is Free of Charge)

Accommodation is in the newly completed Endcliffe Village in 3 units close to The Edge. Single student rooms with en-suite WC and shower and coffee/tea making facilities available with full English Breakfast.

This accommodation should be booked when registering with the BSSA. 

Holiday Inn

We have an allocation of rooms at both the Holiday Inn Royal Victoria and Holiday Inn Express at special discount prices – it is very important to make reservations as early as possible.

They are close to each other and there will be coach transfers to all venues. The Holiday Inn Royal Victoria has recently been refurbished and the Holiday Inn Express was opened in 2012. They are particularly convenient for the Conference Dinner and Works Visits.
Car Parking - special rate of £5.00 for 24 hours

Holiday Inn Express £70.00 per night including VAT.
(Including Hot Breakfast Buffet)

Holiday Inn Royal Victoria £90.00 per night including VAT
(Including Full English Breakfast)

Please book directly with Holiday Inn, 0114 2526511 or


Further Information - Venue, Conference Stands, Travel, Accommodation

Maps for The Edge

Stainless Steel Centenary Dinner


Payment must be received by the date of the Conference, otherwise admittance cannot be granted. Individuals and companies are responsible for the safety of personal belongings and exhibition material and are advised that they should be suitably insured. In the event of cancellation of registration on or before Friday 31st May 2013, fees will be refunded in full. It is regretted that after the 31st May will be no refunds, but a company may arrange for an alternative person to attend.

The closing date for registration is Friday 31st May 2013.






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