Register Early – Save money and avoid on-site registration lines by registering before April 20. After this date, there will be a US$100 increase for conference registration. Registration material will be mailed to U.S. addresses only. Author, chair and all other attendee registration material will be available at the Advance Registration or Express Badge Check-in areas at the Indiana Convention Center beginning at noon on Sunday, May 6.
Full conference registration includes admission to all Technical Sessions, the Exposition, the Town Hall Forum, Town Hall Lunch in the Exhibit Hall, and one set of Conference Proceedings on CD-ROM. Print editions of the Conference Proceedings will be available for sale at the AIST Center on the exposition floor.
One-day conference registration includes all conference events for the day of purchase, one set of Conference Proceedings on CD-ROM and admission to all Technical Sessions and the Exposition for one day: Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday.
On-site Registration Hours
Attention Nonmembers – Nonmember paid conference registrations are entitled to a complimentary AIST membership. All member benefits and privileges are activated when a membership form is completed and returned to the AIST center on the exposition floor. Membership is valid through Dec. 31, 2007.
Attention Students – Student Members and Nonmembers may register online or use the form on the next page. Student Nonmembers are required to submit a copy of their full-time student ID card to AIST customer service e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 724-776-1880.
President’s Award Breakfast – The President’s Award Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 9 in Sagamore Ballroom inside the Indiana Convention Center. Advance single tickets are US$35. Tables of10 are available for US$350. Single tickets and tickets for full tables may be picked up at the registration area at the Indiana Convention Center until 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8. All on-site single ticket sales will be US$40, if seating is still available.
Direct Reduction Fundamentals and Applications - Short Course - The Hot Briquetted Iron Association will be offering a half day short course on Direct Reduction Fundamentals and Applications at the Westin Indianapolis Hotel on May 6 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Donate to the AIST Foundation – Each year the AIST Foundation offers numerous scholarships to graduating high school seniors, with preference given to those studying engineering and other technical professions. Help the AIST Foundation secure the future of the steel industry by generously donating in support of the scholarship programs. Contributions to the AIST Foundation may be tax deductible.
Cancellation Policy - All cancellations must be made in writing and be mailed to the AIST office. Cancellations received prior to April 20, 2007, will receive a full registration refund minus a $25.00 handling fee. Cancellations received after April 20, 2007, will result in forfeiture of the entire registration fee. Telephone calls or email inquires will not be accepted as requests for refund. If you would like to send a substitute a new registration form must be mailed or faxed for that person, indicating the substitution. Be certain that the membership status of each person is equivalent or note otherwise. Send cancellation notifications to: AIST, 186 Thorn Hill Road, Warrendale, PA 15086 Fax: (724) 776-1880.