The 6th biennial Stainless Steel World Conference & Exhibition 2009 will be held 10 November until 12 November, in Maastricht, The Netherlands. Following on from the success of previous Stainless Steel World events held in both Europe and The USA, The Stainless Steel World Conference & Exhibition 2009 promises to be the most important industry event of 2009 bringing together corrosion and materials professionals from the global market place. This unique event offers an excellent opportunity to meet with both suppliers involved in all stages of production, materials and services of the industry to the engineers, end-users and decision makers of the future of the stainless steel industry. The Stainless Steel World Conference 2009 will he chaired by Iris Rommerskirchen, BUTTING, Germany with a steering committee comprised of a globally positioned and dedicated group of professionals with many years worth of experience and knowledge of the stainless steel industry. The conference will be open to everyone from students through to the seasoned professionals who may all have something to contribute and learn from this event. Student forums, learning zones, workshops and dedicated materials and applications conference sessions, presented via academic, technical and practical presentations will cover a range of topics from martensitic and super martensitic stainless steels, duplex, austenitic, nickel, titanium and other reactive materials. Topics to be covered include the oil & gas industry, chemical & petrochemical industries, power generation, welding, fabrication, market place trends and much more with special topics focusing on maintenance & inspection, equipment design, scrapping & recycling and the availability of grades and the whole product range. For further information regarding The Stainless Steel World Conference & Exhibition 2009 event and social programmes please see our regularly updated dedicated Stainless Steel World Conference & Exhibition 2009 webpages: www.stainless-steel-world.net or contact directly: Mr Donald Wiedemeyer, on phone +31-575-585-282 or e-mail: email@example.com or Mr Sjef Roymans, on phone +31-575-585-270 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.