The international conference for the salt industry

11–12 May 2021 DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown, Toronto

Salt 2021

Join Roskill and a host of other companies in the international salt supply chain for the Salt 2020 Webinar on November 10th and the Salt 2021 conference in Toronto, Canada next May to hear about the latest industry developments and network with peers across the world.

As market leaders in providing information on materials and minerals, including salt, soda ash and potash, Roskill is ideally placed to bring you these Salt events to address the key issues in this sector.

Salt 2020 Online Conference – 10th November 2020

Price US$300/delegate

Salt 2021 Conference,  Toronto – 11-12th May 2021

The Salt conference will take place at the same venue  – The DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, Downtown Toronto

Price US$1695/delegate

For delegates that hold an existing booking for Salt 2020 on the original dates 9-10 November 2020, now postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic,  Roskill will automatically transfer your  booking  to both the Salt Webinar on November 10th and the Salt 2021 Conference, 11-12th May 2021.

As an existing delegate your participation in the online conference will be complimentary, saving you US$300.

For new customers, you have the option of attending the online conference, the physical event in Toronto or both. Book by November 9th 2020 to guarantee access to the Salt webinar. Tickets for both events are just US$1695, saving you US$300 and making your attendance at the online event effectively free of charge.

Salt 2021 will take place at the Hilton Double Tree Hotel in downtown Toronto and will bring together a panel of high-profile international speakers to offer market updates and commercial insight as well as news of latest developments in products and technology.

Among the topics to be addressed at Salt 2021 will be:

  • Salt market trends—regionally and globally
  • De-icing
  • Cutting-edge research in salt production techniques
  • Chloralkali
  • Soda ash
  • Shipping and other transport and storage logistics

As well as gaining crucial market intelligence and enjoying excellent networking opportunities, the Salt 2021 Conference will also offer a range of excellent value sponsorship opportunities to promote your brand. Roskill events attract customers from around the world so if you want your corporate messages to reach a global audience, a sponsorship package or simple table-top exhibition booth can provide you with a great opportunity to showcase your company’s expertise, technology or corporate vision.

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Call for Papers

Are you interested in speaking at the Salt 2021 conference?

Prospective authors should send a proposed presentation title and abstract to us through the enquiry form.

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Registration

$300.00$2,495.00

This is for all delegates attending our Salt 2021 Conference.

Conference + Webinar:  US$1695
Training + Webinar: US$995
Conference + Training + Webinar: US$2495
Webinar only: US$300

Please note that our website only accepts payment in US$. If you wish to pay in CAD$ or other currencies, please contact us.

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Sponsors

The Salt 2021 Conference is the ideal international forum for promoting your products and services to potential new clients. By sponsoring the event you will be able to raise your profile and visibility within the international community.

Sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Delegate bags
  • Delegate gifts
  • Your logo on conference proceedings and the conference programme
  • Conference memory sticks and lanyards
  • Welcome Reception
  • Coffee breaks
  • Table top exhibitions
  • Lunches
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Tabletop

A limited number of table top exhibition spaces are available in the registration area/networking lounge outside the conference room. Exhibitors may either use the tables provided by the hotel or bring their own stand. If you would like to take a table top to present your company’s products and services to our targeted audience, please contact Alan Tyler or Ken Walford through the enquiry form.

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Venue

Salt 2021 will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Downtown Toronto. Set in the centre of Toronto’s financial, government, research, medical, education and shopping districts.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto — Exterior

Room. Single Rate — Double Rate ​
One King or Queen Bed $189.00 CAD

Guest room rates are based on a maximum occupancy of two (2) persons per room.

A municipal accommodation tax (MAT) of 4% applies to all overnight accommodation. HST is charged at 13.0% on all room charges.

The special rate applies to the nights of November 8th and 9th only and can be secured via te link below.

Guests who wish to stay additional nights either side of the conference dates should contact the hotel directly to reserve their rooms.

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Contact Details

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Downtown

108 Chestnut Street,
Toronto, Ontario M5G1R3,
Canada

+1-416-977-5000
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto — Conference room

Programme

Day 1 - Markets and Finance

Keynote Session - Salt Markets in 2021

09.00

Conference Chair, Alison Saxby, Operations Director, Roskill

Welcome and Introduction from the Chair

09.15

Kerry Satterthwaite, Manager, Industrial Minerals & Chemicals, Roskill

World Salt Market in 2021 and 10-Year Outlook

09.45

Sergio Moreno, General Manager, Asociación Mexicana de la Industria Salinera (AMISAC)

An overview of the Mexican salt industry

10.15

Patrick Laracy, President and CEO, Vulcan Minerals

The North American Salt market and the CO2 emission implications of long distance shipping of salt supplies

10.45

Coffee and Networking Break

11.15

Tim Webb, Managing Director, Harris Williams

Trends in merger and acquisition activity in the North American salt sector

12.00

Alison Saxby, Operations Director, Roskill

The Global Chloralkali Industry - Recent Developments and Future Trends

12.30

Wilfred Nixon, President of the Professional Snowfighters Association

Salt’s key role as a winter service tool in North America

13.00

Lunch and Networking Break

Developments and Outlook - a Global Perspective

14.00

Ranjit Pendurthi, Managing Director, Archean Group

A perspective from a major Asian producer

14.30

Li Yaoqiang, Chairman, China Salt Association

A Perspective from China

15.00

Ernesto Bejarano, Salt Business Unit Manager for Peru and Chile, Quimpac

The salt industries of Peru and Chile

15.30

Coffee and Networking Break

16.00

Christina Peng, Partner, DeHeng Law, China

Policies and Compliance - doing business with the China Salt Industry

16.30

Giulio Salvatore Piazzolla, Export Director, Sai Sali, Italy

Regulatory and certification issues around edible salt in North America

17.00

Saddam ElSherif, Managing Director, Saddam Minerals

Selling to the American de-icing sector – a perspective from an Egyptian exporter

17.30

Summary from the Chair

18.00

Networking Drinks Reception

Day 2 - Processing, Logistics and Technology

09.00

Conference Chair, Vladimir M. Sedivy, President, Salt Partners, Switzerland

Welcome Remarks from the Conference Chair

09.15

Kenneth Olsen, Industrial Sectors and Chemicals Directorate, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Government of Canada

Environment and Climate Change - Canada’s activities related to the environmental management of road salt

09.45

James Haughey, Product Director, Komatsu, USA

Mining - Automation of Continuous Mining Systems

10.15

Robert van Voorst, Managing Director, Titan Salt

Optimized slurry handling , dewatering and dryer function in a vacuum salt plant

10.45

Coffee and Networking Break

11.15

Vladimir M. Sedivy, President, Salt Partners

Emerging Technologies for Extracting Water and Minerals from Seawater

11.45

Stephan Kaps, Head of Engineering, K-Utech AG Salt Technologies, Germany

Sea Water – An Inexhaustible Resource

12.15

Summary from the Chair

12.30

Lunch and Networking Break

15.00

Close of Conference

Roskill reserves the right to alter the programme without notice

Training

Salt Industry Training Seminar
By Salt Partners in association with Roskill

Seminar date:

Monday May 10th.

Seminar leader:

Vladimir M. Sedivy, President, Salt Partners
Salt Partners is an independent firm of salt consultants and engineering contractors active in the field of salt and chloralkali production and processing.

Objective: 

Whether you are new to the industry or simply want to enhance your knowledge on salt sector economics and technologies, industry veteran Vladimir M. Sedivy will bring you right up-to-date with the latest salt sector expertise.

While the Salt conference will give you a complete commercial overview of the salt industry, this training seminar will focus more in technical issues and developments.

The training seminar will cover:

  • Salt production methods (dry and solution mining, solar salt, thermal evaporation, membranes)
  • Salt processing methods (salt washing, purification with hydroextraction, magnetic, optical)
  • Brine purification (for brine evaporation and crystallisation, for brine electrolysis)
  • Salt refining (recrystallisation, hydromilling, centrifuging, drying, screening, additive blending)
  • Salt storage, handling and transport (bulk, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, packaging)

As well as advancing your industry knowledge, the Salt 2020 Conference and Training Seminar will offer participants many opportunities for networking and business. If your business is salt, you should take advantage of this opportunity to boost your learning and network with our targeted audience.

The fee to attend the Salt Training Seminar is US$995

For more information please contact us 

Webinar

Salt 2020 Webinar – 10th November 2020

The online conference will be broadcast three times on November 10th 2020 to accommodate delegates in Asia, Europe and North America.

Total duration expected to be 2 hours with presentations by both Roskill market experts and external speakers

Among the topics covered will be:

  • Overview of global industry trends
  • Trade (effects of COVID-19)
  • Overview of markets  – with a key focus on in China
  • Demand to 2030 (changes in market size and ramifications)
  • Long term trends in supply – including key projects

Please check this page regularly as specific presentations titles will be posted here as they are finalised

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