Technology Committees

Continuous Casting Technology Committee Meeting

Date: 15 October 2015
Location: Francis Marion Hotel • Charleston, SC, USA
Tour: Nucor Steel–Berkeley

►Agenda (PDF)

Hotel Arrangements

Francis Marion Hotel
Reserve by 18 September 2015 for AIST Room Rate of $179 / night
For reservations, call 843-937-8696  

Thursday morning, 15 October 2015

8 a.m.

Plant tour of Nucor Steel Berkeley
Availability based on Continuous Casting Seminar participation.



Thursday afternoon, 15 October 2015

1 p.m.

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

Main agenda items


Review 2015 Steel Industry Fatalities


Review Continuous Casting Seminar program


Discuss 2016 Continuous Casting Seminar  


AISTech 2016 paper selection ~ Rudolf Moravec – Papers Chair

i. Determine session topics and panel discussion
ii. Select Session Chairs
iii. Review paper abstracts


Update on our 2015 Germany Caster Study Tour


Presentations:  Casting Peritectic Grades

ArcelorMittal Operations (Besich)
ArcelorMittal R&D (Blazek)
U.S. Steel R&D (Schlichting)
Primetals (Brower)
IMERYS (Sturgill)


Next meeting:  17-18 February 2016. Plant tour Nucor Steel Memphis


Chair conclusion ~ Rick Besich 

5 p.m.