|Submission Deadline: 15 Aug 2010
Whether you are writing a technical paper, an extended abstract or a presentation, the first step is to submit an abstract for the Technology Committees to review. The subject matter should be of current interest to those in the iron and steel industry and should present new developments, methods or applications. Please limit your abstract to 100 words or less and include the following: paper title, author and co-author(s) contact information. AIST will accept abstract submissions after the 15 Aug deadline.
Letter of Invitation from AIST to Selected Authors: 2 Dec 2010
The Technology Committees select abstracts of interest and organize them into sessions. If your abstract is selected, AIST will send you a formal letter of invitation. If your abstract is not initially selected, we will retain the abstract in case of cancellations in the program.
Final Author Acceptance Response Due to AIST: 4 Jan 2011
When you submit an abstract, it is assumed that you plan on attending AISTech 2011. To verify that, we require a response to our letter of invitation.
Technical Papers Due to AIST: 15 Feb 2011
Technical papers must be submitted to AIST by 15 Feb to be considered for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings, which is given to all Technology Conference attendees via CD-ROM. The Author Guide will provide guidelines for preparing a technical paper for AISTech.
Author Registration Deadline: 1 Mar 2011
ALL authors are required to register for the Conference in order to present and to have their technical papers published in the Conference Proceedings.
Presentation Draft Due to AIST: 15 Mar 2011
The presentation must be technical in nature; commercial presentations are not permitted. Please use the Author Presentation Template for your presentation.
AISTech 2011 — Indianapolis, Ind., USA: 2–5 May 2011
A total of 30 minutes is allotted for each presentation. It is suggested that the formal presentation be approximately 20 minutes long, allowing 10 minutes for questions and discussion.