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Hamilton Steel Summit
September 7, 2018
The Hamilton Steel Summit is an event where local steel industry representatives, community stakeholders, citizens and elected officials can discuss immediate needs, pressures and solutions to protect the steel industry in Hamilton.
About the Summit
The summit will include an expert panel discussion followed by comments from steel industry representatives, community stakeholders and members of the public on the current challenges within the industry.
This event is open to the general public, and will be available for remote viewing via livestream.
What do we want to accomplish with the Summit?
- To raise awareness of the challenges facing the steel industry, especially the 25 per cent tariff on imported steel levied by the U.S. government, and the impact it is having on Hamilton businesses, workers, pensioners and the broader community.
- That citizens, representatives of the steel industry, MPs, MPPs, labour unions, and Chambers of Commerce and key stakeholders and key stakeholders recognize that more needs to be done to develop, support and protect the steel industry in Hamilton.
- That citizens, representatives of the steel industry, MPs, MPPs, labour unions, Chambers of Commerce and other key stakeholders know that the City of Hamilton will not sit idly by while international tariffs are imposed limiting the quality and stability of life for Hamilton’s citizens.
- That the broader Hamilton community understands the challenges facing the steel industry and what the local impacts are.
Please RSVP to Elizabeth Konca at [email protected] and please specify if you want to be speak at the event (indicate steel industry or public delegation) list by 12 noon on September 5, 2018. Speakers are provided with a maximum 5-minute timeslot.