Technology Committees

Continuous Casting Technology Committee Meeting

Date: Monday, 16 May 2016
Location: Room 325 • David L. Lawrence Convention Center • Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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1. Chair’s opening remarks ~ Rick Besich
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 Technology Committee award

  • 2016 Best Paper Award “Establishment of Minimum Mold Heat Removal and Control for Continuous Casting” by Xiaoxu Zhou, Dallas Brown, Sunday Abraham, and Rick Bodnar.


Review CCTC Mission Statement


Update on 2016 Study Tours


2017 Australia / New Zealand Caster Study Tour ~ December 2017


Update on 2016 Caster Roundup ~ Eric Rosenow 


Technical Topic and presenters for our fall 2016 meeting

  • Thursday , 20 October following the training seminar


Elect New Officers for the 2016/2017 term:

  • Chair ~ Rick Besich

  • Vice Chair ~ Ian Deeks

  • Papers Chair ~ Rudolf Moravec

  • Members Chair ~ Joydeep Sengupta

  • Roundup Chair ~ Eric Rosenow


Present Chair Plaque to Rick Besich

Discussion Items


Future plant tour sites. Possible 2017 Caster Seminar tour site ~ BRS.


Next meeting ~ 20 October 2016 in Memphis, TN


Chair conclusion ~ Rick Besich

1:00 p.m.



Lunch will be after meeting is adjourned