Silver Institute Announces Confirmed Speakers for the Silver Industrial Conference

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Aug 27, 2013) - A roster of notable industry leaders will address delegates at the Silver Institute's 2013 Silver Industrial Conference on October 22-23 in Washington, D.C. The event is dedicated to the metal's ever-growing role in the industrial world and will focus attention on future commercial and industrial developments of silver and the changing demands of the silver marketplace.

The program for the conference will provide attendees with important insight into the largest sector of silver demand. An excellent program of high quality speakers has been organized, and the confirmed speakers and their topics include:

  • "Silver: The Indispensable Metal - Why Silver is so Prized by Industry" - Ross Norman, Sharp Pixley

  • "Silver Electronics - Developing a Mature Market" - Howard Imhof, Metalor Technologies

  • "Does Silver Have a Bright Future in Solar Energy Generation?" - Gary Hemphill, Technic

  • "The View from Europe: Opportunities in the Industrial Market" - Arnd Gollan, Allgemeine Gold- und Silberscheideanstalt AG

  • "The Outlook for Ethylene Oxide Demand" - Doug Rightler, PCI Global

  • "Biocidal Properties of Silver - Market Potential and Utilization" - Dow Microbial Control Representative

  • "Supply Side Management in the Americas - Servicing the World's Largest Fabricator" - James Steel, HSBC

  • Panel Discussion on "The Way Forward for Industrial Demand: Identifying Opportunities on the Horizon." Participants include Connor Dullaghan of OPM Metals, Grant Angwin of Johnson Matthey, Andy London of the Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit and Michael O'Neill of Materion Microelectronics & Services.

The conference will be held at the Capital Hilton Hotel, in downtown Washington, D.C., on October 22-23. It will start with networking opportunities at an opening reception on the evening of October 22 and the formal conference program will be all day on October 23.

Registered attendees include executives and experts from across the silver supply chain representing industrial fabricators, mining companies, refiners, bullion banks and trading companies.

To take advantage of the opportunities that will be available at this conference, your early registration is encouraged. Rooms have been reserved at the Capital Hilton for conference participants for October 22 - 24, 2013. The special room rate will be available until September 22 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.

Please visit the Silver Institute's homepage at to register for the conference.

Contact Information:


Michael DiRienzo
Executive Director