|Submission Deadline: 15 August 2011
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. The preferred method for submitting an abstract is online.
Letter of Invitation from AIST to Selected Authors: 2 December 2011
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 January 2012
When you submit an abstract, it is assumed that you plan on attending AISTech 2012. To verify that, we require a response to our letter of invitation.
Technical Papers Due to AIST: 15 February 2012
Technical papers must be submitted to AIST by 15 February 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 March 2012
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 March 2012
The presentation must be technical in nature; commercial presentations are not permitted. Please use the Author Presentation Template for your presentation.
AISTech 2012 — Atlanta, Ga., USA: 7 –10 May 2012
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.