Managing Technology-Big River Steel
12–14 September 2017 • Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel • Memphis, TN, USA
About the Program
This technology conference focuses on the assessment, selection and implementation of advanced technology in today’s modern steel plants. The focus of this program is the new Big River Steel Facility. The program begins on Tuesday afternoon with presentations by Big River Steel management personnel on the company’s engineering concepts, contract methods, production concepts, technology decisions and operating performance. Wednesday’s program will include technical presentations by process technology providers and equipment suppliers associated with the facility. The program will conclude on Thursday with a tour of the Big River Steel facility conducted by the plants’ technical and operating staff.
About Big River Steel
Big River Steel has built the world’s first Flex Mill™, a steel mini-mill focused on the production of a wide product spectrum, including advanced automotive steels and electrical steels. The Big River Steel facility, located in Osceola, Ark., USA, is designed to produce the largest range of hot strip dimensions possible using the latest thin-slab casting and rolling technologies from SMS group. The site is bordered on the east by the Mississippi River and on the west by a main line railroad operated by BNSF. The US$1.3 billion Flex Mill combines the best of integrated mills and mini-mills.
Who Should Attend
This program is ideal for steel producing executives, engineering, operations and process technology personnel involved with the assessment, selection and implementation of advance steelmaking technology. Industry technology and equipment suppliers interested in new steel plant technology implementation and operation also will benefit from this program
Bring Your Own Young Professional (BYOYP) Program
AIST recently launched the Bring Your Own Young Professional (BYOYP) program to encourage our members to help boost the next generation’s involvement in AIST and the steel industry. If you are an AIST member and are bringing a Young Professional (age 30 and under) to the conference, you can receive a free gift. All you have to do is enter their contact information on the registration form when you sign up for the conference. Find out more information about the program here.
Professional Development Hours
This course may qualify for up to 12 Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits. Each attendee will receive a certificate listing the quantity of PDH credits earned for this course. This course is not approved for PDH credit in New York, Florida, North Carolina and Oklahoma.
AIST’s Project and Construction Management Technology Committee.