Other Languages

LangGerman LangChi langFr

ISRI Commodities Roundtable

ISRI 2018 Commodities Roundtable Banner

Roundtable Discussions on Nickel/Stainless, Copper, Ferrous, and Aluminum, with a Special Topic Roundtable on Global Economics

Join ISRI in Chicago!

2018 Commodities Roundtable CoverThe Commodities Roundtable is one of the most widely anticipated events on the ISRI calendar. Brokers, traders, buyers, and sellers of scrap materials gather each year in Chicago to take part in discussions that provide the latest information on commodities markets and the state of global and domestic trade.

This is a primetime networking event, and this year there are more networking opportunities than ever before! Programs are scheduled to provide more opportunities to meet with clients and suppliers and to hear from expert market analysts from around the world. Whether it’s ferrous, copper, nickel/stainless, or aluminum, ISRI’s Commodities Roundtable Forum gives attendees the information they need to help chart out their business strategies for the year.

Registration Rates:

$690 (by August 6) | $790  (after August 6)
ISRI Member Discount Rate: $345 (by August 6)  |  $395 (after August 6)

Payment in full is required to process registration.  Include a copy of each participant's registration form with payment.


Ferrous Roundtable
Moderator:         Greg Dixon, Smart Recycling Mgt.
Speakers:          Mike Frawley, World Steel Exchange Marketing
                          Dan Pickard, Wiley Rein
                          Sean Davidson, Argus Media
Nickel/Stainless Roundtable
Moderator:        Michael Friedman, Sustainable Materials Mgt.
Speakers:          Alina Racu, Norilsk Nickel
                          Joe Pickard, ISRI
Copper Roundtable
Moderator:        Randy Goodman, Greenland America
Speakers:         Jason Schenker, Prestige Economics
                         Sean Kessler, CME Group
                         Chris Lewon, Utah Metal Works
Global Economy Roundtable
Moderator:        Brian Shine, Mantioba Corp. and ISRI Chair
Speaker:           Jason Schenker, Prestige Economics
                         Tim Weithers, Ph.D.
Aluminum Roundtable
Moderator:        Stephen Moss, Stanton A. Moss
Speakers:         Sean Davidson, Argus Media
                         Fred Penha, INFL FL Stone
                         John Weritz, the Aluminum Association


Premiere Sponsor
Sponsored by: Argus Media
Hotel Key Card
Sponsored by: Sierra International Machinery
Thursday and Friday Continental Breakfast 
Sponsored by: Canadian Association of Recycling
 Canadian Association of Recycling Industries (CARI)
Sponsored by: CNA Metals
Totebag Sponsor
Sponsored: Bhatt International

Conference Notebook 
Sponsored by: Wendt Corporation

Totebag Insert and Handout
Sponsored by: Akjay International LLC 
Opening Refreshments 
Sponsored by: ScrapIT Software

Meeting Registration & Information

To Register

  • Online:  Complete the online registration by Monday, September 3.
  • Fax: Fax this completed form to (202) 624-9257 by Friday, August 24.
  • Mail: Return this completed form to: Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. Attn: ISRI Commodities Roundtable | 1250 H Street, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005

Meeting Information

Hotel Reservation

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

ChicagoMarriottDowntown A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference participants at $279 per night single/double plus tax. Reserve online or call (312) 836-0100 and identify yourself as attending the ISRI Commodities Roundtable Forum to qualify for this special rate.

Hotel registration deadline is Tuesday, August 14.
540 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Phone: (312) 836-0100

Have Questions?