AISTech 2006

AISTech 2006, held May 1–4 at the Cleveland Convention Center, Cleveland, Ohio, proved again to be the North American steel industry’s most important event of the year with a record attendance of 5,831. Key steel producers, suppliers, corporate executives and industry leaders, academia and students had the opportunity to attend more than 300 technical presentations during the four-day conference. The accompanying exposition, representing one of the largest in the world, attracted 367 exhibits for a sold-out show floor covering 51,900 square feet.

Total attendance: 5,831
Student attendance: 60
Technical Sessions: 67
Technical Presentations: 304
Total exhibiting companies: 367
President's Award Breakfast Attendees: 1,100
Town Hall Forum Attendees: 1,400
Countries represented: 40