2–6 March 2014 • The Francis Marion Hotel • Charleston, S.C., USA
This seminar provides an overview of hot rolling of both strip and plate. The course covers fundamentals, metallurgical and quality requirements, equipment, rolling theory, control, rolls, temperature control, measurement, safety and new technology. Attendees will leave this course with a better understanding of the basic metallurgy involved, different types of products and their attributes, types of mills and equipment used, the theory of rolling, the latest technologies involved in hot rolling, safety aspects, production measures and more. A full-day parallel session will be devoted to discrete plate and Steckel rolling.
Anyone who would like to expand his or her knowledge and understanding of hot strip mills, Steckel mills, plate mills and hot rolling. This includes electrical, mechanical, lubrication and metallurgical engineers; maintenance personnel; operators; and those responsible for quality assurance. Equipment manufacturers and service suppliers would also benefit from this course.
AIST’s Hot Sheet Rolling Technology Committee.
This course may qualify for up to 26 Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits. Each attendee will receive a certificate listing the quantity of PDH credits earned for the course. This course is not approved for PDH credit in New York, Florida, North Carolina and Oklahoma.
Advance registration by 20 January 2014: Member US$995, Non-member US$1,210. Registration after 20 January 2014: Member US$1,095, Non-member US$1,310. Registration includes Monday–Thursday continental breakfast, lunch and continuous breaks, Sunday and Tuesday receptions, plant tour and a course workbook.
The AIST Foundation is pleased to provide assistance to students interested in attending AIST Specialty Training Conferences. Program details are available online at the Steel to Students Web page or contact Niccole Reichel at 1.724.814.3070.
Three or more individuals from the same facility attending any one seminar can receive a 10% discount per person. All registrations must be received together along with payment to qualify for the discount. Not applicable with any other discount.
If you must cancel, please email or fax a notice of cancellation to Niccole Reichel at +1.724.814.3070 and a refund will be issued. Cancellations received less than two weeks prior to the event are non-refundable. If you would like to send a substitute, a new registration form must be faxed for that person, indicating the replaced person on the form. Be certain that the membership status is equivalent or note otherwise.
Non-member registration fees include membership in AIST through 31 December 2015. Membership is not automatic. A completed membership application must be returned to AIST.
A block of rooms has been reserved at The Francis Marion Hotel. Please call the hotel at +1.877.756.2121 by 5 February 2014 to secure the AIST discount rate of US$159 per night for single/double occupancy.