Local Member Chapters

Southeast Member Chapter

Annual Meeting

16–18 October 2016 • The Westin Richmond • Richmond, VA, USA

Schedule of Events

Sunday, 16 October

9 a.m.

Golf Outing at Hunting Hawk Golf Club

9:30 a.m.

Golf Outing Shotgun Start

6–7:30 p.m.

Registration, Welcome Reception and Vendor Displays

Monday, 17 October

8:30–9:30 a.m.

Registration, Vendor Displays and Breakfast

9:30 a.m.–Noon

Technical Presentations

Noon–1 p.m.


1–4 p.m.

Technical Presentations

6–7 p.m.

Reception and Vendor Displays

7 p.m.

Dinner With Keynote Presentation

Yan Chang, vice president and general manager, Gerdau Long Steel North America Petersburg Mill

Tuesday, 18 October

8 a.m.

Plant Tour: Gerdau Long Steel North America Petersburg Mill

Hotel Accommodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at The Westin Richmond. Please call the hotel at +1.888.627.7786 by 28 September 2016 to secure the AIST discount rate of US$142 for single/double occupancy.

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.