Technology Committees

Computer Applications Technology Committee Meeting

Date: Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Location: Room 335 • David L. Lawrence Convention Center • Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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3:30 p.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


Present 2016 CATC Best Paper Award

  • “Reduction of Sticker Formation During Batch Annealing Cooling” by Gerald E. Goldsmith, John E. Pond and G. Hamilton Woods


Review/Revise Committee Mission Statement

  • “To promote the understanding and advancement of appropriate computer applications, architectures and technologies for the processing of steel, by providing forums to learn about best practices, new and current technologies; by enabling the exchange of problem solving ideas within the metals processing industry, and with potential suppliers; as well as by networking with associated disciplines in academia, government, research and related industries.


Association Level Awards Nominations for Distinguished Member and Fellow, Sendzimir Award, Fairless Award and Steelmaker of the Year


Develop committee objectives for next year


Establish future meeting locations, dates, presentations


Elect New Officers

  • Chair: Perry Zalevsky

  • Vice Chair: Mike McCabe

  • Papers Chair: TBD


Present Chair Plaques

Open Discussion




Recruiting new members


Next meeting


Chair conclusion

5 p.m.