Health, Safety & Environment Conference

One-day event on topics of interest to Quality, Health, Safety & Environment professionals

NEW DATE – 29 MARCH 2022

We are delighted to announce that the ALFED H, S & E conference will now take place on Tuesday 29 March 2022.

A free to attend one-day health, safety & environment conference with presentations on current issues and upcoming legislation.

It is anticipated this event will attract delegates representing most sectors of the UK aluminium industry. The event is an excellent networking opportunity for quality, health, safety & environment professionals and anyone interested in the H, S & E issues.

There is an opportunity for your company to secure an exhibition space enabling your company to promote your products and services. There will be plenty of opportunities during the breaks for delegates to view the exhibits and discuss your products.

Programme

09:15 Registration & Refreshments

10:00 Welcome

10:10 HSE Update – Martin Giles, HSE

10:30 Construction Design Management – Alastair Mitchell, HSE

11:00 Coffee Break and Networking

11:30 Alcohol & Drug Abuse in the Workplace – Sarah Taylor-Robinson, Go2Wellbeing

11:55 Overview of National Resources Wales regulation and how Wales differs slightly from the rest of the UK – Jeremy Walters, National Resources Wales

12:20 Metal Working Fluids – Paul Smith, HSE

12:45 Lunch

13:45 Lisa Ramos, Inspirational Speaker: Lisa Ramos was involved in a forklift accident at work in 2006 and as a result of this, is now an above knee amputee. Lisa and her husband Dave offer a unique alternative to raising awareness of health & safety issues within the workplace, with their frank and honest account of her rehabilitation, and the long-term struggles that are part and parcel of adjusting to life, as a disabled person.

14:45 Coffee Break and Networking

15:15 UK Best Available Techniques (BAT) – Oluwafemi Akinremi, DEFRA

15:35 Welding and Grinding. Improving worker health through better understanding the hazards and provision of personal protective equipment – Scott Blakelock and Theo Simon, 3M

15:55 Occupational Health & an Ageing Workforce – Ian Kendall, Croner

16:15 Closing Comments

16:30 End of Event

For any queries please contact Margaret Lane at ALFED on 0330 236 2800 or email mlane@alfed.org.uk.

Reserve your exhibition space:

There is an opportunity for your company to secure an exhibition space enabling your company to promote your products and to network with delegates. There will be plenty of opportunities during the breaks for delegates to view the exhibits and discuss your products.

  • Space approx. 2m wide
  • Table and 2 chairs, with space behind it for a pull-up banner(s)
  • All refreshments including lunch for your representative(s)

Cost: £325.00 + vat per exhibition space

Reserve your space: Please email Margaret Lane at ALFED: mlane@alfed.org.uk.

Extrusion – Module 7

Extrusion webinar

The super-plasticity of aluminium at moderate temperatures sets aluminium apart from all other metals in its ability to be extruded.

This module outlines:

  • The extrusion process
  • Exploring its potentials, product designs and applications
  • A study of extrusion introduced defects
  • Q&A

When: 9 December 2021

Time: 10.00am

Duration: 45-50 minutes

Cost:

  • ALFED members offer 2 for 1: Total £33.33+vat (email Kathy Romback to register your free place – k_romback@alfed.org.uk)
  • Non members: £33.33 +vat per person

ALFED Recycling Sector Group Meeting

Quarterly sector meeting for ALFED Members

Agenda

  • Legislation Briefings
  • Technical
  • General Discussions
  • Skills and Training
  • Upcoming ALFED events

When: 1 December 2021

Time: 14.00

Please note that this event is for ALFED members only or by personal invitation. For any queries please contact Margaret Lane at ALFED; mlane@alfed.org.uk.

ALFED Annual Dinner & ASA Dutch Party 2021

The ALFED Annual Dinner & ASA Dutch Party tickets have sold out. For any queries please email alfed@alfed.org.uk.

The Annual Dinner & ASA Dutch Party and Business Briefing is a highlight in the ALFED calendar – and this year more than ever we will appreciate the opportunity to reconnect once again with industry colleagues and friends. The last dinner in 2019 was attended by about 200 aluminium industry professionals offering an excellent networking opportunity.

Guest speaker: Our after-dinner speaker this year will be Matt Dawson, MBE. Matt’s early career was spent as a successful international rugby player, playing for the Northampton Saints and London Wasps between 1991 and 2006. Matt toured three times with the British and Irish Lions as well as being part of England’s 2003 Rugby World Cup winning side. Since retiring from Rugby, he has forged a successful career in television and media which continues to play an important role in his life whilst also making a successful transition into the corporate world.

Venue: The dinner will be held at the at the superb De Vere Tortworth Court. Situated just north of Bristol and easily accessible from the motorway, Tortworth Court is a historic hotel in stunning surroundings – a place where a centuries-old story meets an exceptionally modern experience.

Business Briefing: A programme of industry speakers offering new insights on transformation, innovation and strategy in our current climate.

Programme

  • Welcome – Clive Bush, ALFED President, Aluminium Federation
  • Aluminium market overview – Paul Williams, Head of Aluminium, CRU Group
  • Global outlook – Anissa Chabib, Economics, CRU Group
  • Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) update – Speaker to be confirmed, BEIS
  • The view from Europe – Dr Gerd Gotz, Director General, European Aluminium
  • Aluminium Stewardship Initiative update – Chris Bayliss, Director of Standards, Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Timings:

11.00 Arrival & Networking, Business Briefing & Lunch

18.30 Welcome Reception

19:00 Dinner

Dress code: Black tie

Sponsorship opportunities: This event provides a variety of sponsorship opportunities for you to raise your company’s profile within the aluminium industry. Sponsorship packages range from £500 to £5,000 to suit your budget: ALFED Dinner & ASA Dutch Party and Business Briefing sponsorship opportunities

Tickets:

  • Business Briefing: Free to attend, this event is open to ALFED members and those who are also attending the dinner in the evening: Reserve your place
  • Dinner and B&B (single occupancy): £299+vat per person. Please note: if you would like to reserve a double occupancy room (ie two persons), you will be required to reserve an additional dinner ticket at £190+vat: please email alfed@alfed.org.uk. Booking terms and conditions

Enquiries: Telephone: 0330 236 2800 or email: alfed@alfed.org.uk

Here’s what some members said about the last dinner:

“I think the night went well and the view was spectacular!” Helen Williams, Real Alloy

“Just a quick ‘Well done!’ for hosting a wonderful event! The daytime speakers were excellent and the whole day was very well organised. The evening was brilliant.” Spencer Melia, Aluminium Shapes

ALFED Business Briefing – 25 November 2021

A programme of industry speakers offering new insights on transformation, innovation and strategy in our current climate.

Business Briefing and lunch finishing mid-afternoon, followed by ALFED Annual Dinner & ASA Dutch Party.

Programme

  • Welcome – Clive Bush, ALFED President, Aluminium Federation
  • Aluminium market overview – Paul Williams, Head of Aluminium, CRU Group
  • Global outlook – Anissa Chabib, Economics, CRU Group
  • Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) update – Speaker to be confirmed, BEIS
  • The view from Europe – Dr Gerd Gotz, Director General, European Aluminium
  • Aluminium Stewardship Initiative update – Chris Bayliss, Director of Standards, Aluminium Stewardship Initiative
  • Aluminium and sustainability – Christian Mildner, Head of Corporate Sales, and Alice Lim, Associate in the CEO office (sustainability and corporate strategy), London Metal Exchange
  • Grant funding for ALFED members and what it means for next 12 months – James Edgar, Senior Manager Innovation Incentives, Ernst & Young LLP

Timings:

11.00 Arrival & Networking, Business Briefing & Lunch

18.30 Welcome Reception

19:00 Dinner

This event is open to ALFED members and those who are also attending the dinner in the evening (the dinner tickets have been sold out).

Production of Wrought Aluminium – Module 6

Production of Wrought Aluminium

This module outlines:

  • How plate, slab, shate, sheet and foil are produced and some of their innovative applications
  • Introduction to product defects
  • Q&A

When: 24 November 2021

Time: 10.00am

Duration: 45-50 minutes

Cost:

  • ALFED members offer 2 for 1: Total £33.33+vat (email Kathy Romback to register your free place – k_romback@alfed.org.uk)
  • Non members: £33.33 +vat per person

(image courtesy: Bridgnorth Aluminium)

Aluminium for Engineers

This live, tutor-led interactive workshop will be delivered over four mornings via our online platform.

An intensive course that creates the foundation and builds up knowledge from basic introduction to metals to the wide application of aluminium. The ‘Aluminium for Engineers’ syllabus covers metallurgy, specification, heat treatment, wrought processing, joining, testing, corrosion, coating and more.

All participants get a complimentary copy of the Aluminium Federations’ book ‘The Properties of Aluminium and its Alloys’.

This course is aimed at metallurgists, designers, manufacturing engineers and companies transitioning into aluminium.

Dates: 15, 16, 17 & 18 November 2021: 9.30 – 13.00

Cost:

  • ALFED Members: £395+vat per person (to receive member rates please email kromback@alfed.org.uk for a code)
  • Non Members: £495+vat per person

Elastic and Plastic Behaviour of Metals – Module 5

Elastic and Plastic Behaviour of Metals

This module outlines:

  • Understanding how metals behave under load, and the applicability of the significant characteristics to product design
  • How characteristics are determined/proved by tensile and/or hardness testing
  • Explanation of the significance of different test certificates
  • Q&A

When: 11 November 2021

Time: 10.00am

Duration: 45-50 minutes

Cost:

  • ALFED members offer 2 for 1: Total £33.33+vat (email Kathy Romback to register your free place – k_romback@alfed.org.uk)
  • Non members: £33.33 +vat per person

Heat Treatment of Aluminium – Module 4

Heat Treatment of Aluminium – Module 4

This module outlines:

  • The difference between non-heat treatable alloys and heat treatable alloys
  • How non heat treatable alloys are strain hardened and heat treatable alloys age hardened
  • Understanding this module completes the understanding required to correct select alloys for applications
  • Q&A

When: 28 October 2021

Time: 10.00am

Duration: 45-50 minutes

Cost:

  • ALFED members offer 2 for 1: Total £33.33+vat (email Kathy Romback to register your free place – k_romback@alfed.org.uk)
  • Non members: £33.33 +vat per person

Wrought Aluminium and Applications – Module 3

Wrought Aluminium and Applications webinar – Module 3

This module outlines: 

  • How aluminium alloys group specifications were developed.
  • Focusing on the properties of each alloy specification group, explains their uses and illustrates applications.
  • Concluding by dispelling myths on aluminium, fire and health demand
  • Q&A

When: 14 October 2021

Time: 10.00am

Duration: 45-50 minutes

Cost:

  • ALFED members offer 2 for 1: Total £33.33+vat (email Kathy Romback to register your free place – k_romback@alfed.org.uk)
  • Non members: £33.33 +vat per person