Technology Committees

Computer Applications Technology Committee Meeting

Date: 5–6 March 2015
Location: Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa, Mobile, Alabama

►Agenda (PDF)
Co-located with Process Systems and Cold Rolling Technology Training Conferences

Hotel Arrangements
Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa
26 North Royal Street
Mobile, Alabama 36602 USA
Reserve by 6 February 2015 for AIST Room Rate of US$125/night
For reservations, call 1-866-316-5957

Thursday, 5 March 2015 - Tour of AM/NS Calvert


Informal lunch

1 p.m.

Depart from hotel to AM/NS Calvert

2 p.m.

Presentation on Tracking Warehouse Management System and Crane Control – Matthias Honermeier, Manager Process Automation, AM/NS Calvert

3 p.m.

Tour slab handling area and hot mill

5:30 p.m.

Return to hotel and adjourn

Friday, 6 March 2015 (Morning) – Committee Business Meeting

8 a.m.    

1. Chair’s opening remarks
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meeting
6. AIST Staff Announcements

Main agenda items


Finalize AISTech sessions

Papers due to AIST (16 February)

Author Registration deadline (2 March)

Presentation Draft Due in to AIST (16 March)

Re-emphasize the role of Session Chair and Papers Chair


Nominations for 2015-2016 committee officers

Chair: Dave Reynolds, Nucor Steel Gallatin

Vice-chair: Perry Zalevsky, SAP America

Papers chair: TBD


Process Systems Technology Training Conference Review


2015 CATC Best Paper Award


Discussion items

Metrics – measuring process automation service performance

Webinar update/planning


Begin planning for Fall meeting



Plant tour

Presentation/discussion topics

Open discussion – committee member topics


Next meeting

Where: AISTech’15 in Cleveland, Ohio

When: Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 12-1:30 p.m.


Chair conclusion


Meeting adjourn