Technology Committees

Oxygen Steelmaking Technology Committee Meeting

Date: 9–10 February 2016
Location: Holiday Inn – Southgate • Southgate, Michigan, USA
Tour: AK Steel Corp – Dearborn Works

►Agenda (PDF)

Hotel Arrangements

Holiday Inn Southgate 
17201 Northline Rd, Southgate, MI 48195
Reserve by 20 January 2016 for AIST Room Rate of $90 (includes breakfast buffet)
For reservations, call (734) 283-4400  

9 February 2016

12:30 p.m.

Meet at Hotel for AK Steel Corp – Dearborn Works Tour

12:45 p.m.

Depart Hotel

1:00 p.m.

AK Steel Corp – Dearborn Works Plant Tour

4:30 p.m.

Return to Hotel


AIST Detroit Chapter Event

5:30 p.m.

Social Hour

6:30 p.m.


7:30 p.m.

Keynote Address – by Alta Equipment


To register for the Detroit Chapter Dinner Meeting, it is $50 per individual or $500 for a table of 10. Please contact:

Kathy Bezenah
Sidock Group Inc.
45650 Grand River Avenue
Novi, Michigan 48374-1351 
Phone: +1.248.349.4500 

Please make all checks payable to the “AIST Detroit Chapter”.
Reservations must be received by 4 February 2016.  
No cancellations after 5 February 2016.

10 February 2016

8:00 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


Safety Roundtable

Main agenda items


Finalize AISTech sessions

  • Papers due to AIST (15 February)

  • Author Registration deadline (1 March)

  • Presentation Draft Due in to AIST (15 March)

  • Re-emphasize the role of Session Chair and Papers Chair


Honor the 2016 Charles Herty Award Winners (Jerry Moscoe)


2015 ISIJ BOF Study Tour Wrap up (Brian Bliss)


Future OSTC Study Tour plans


Nominations for committee officers


Finalize 2016 BOF Roundup 


APB BOF Benchmarking engagement (Brian Bliss)

Discussion Items


Technical Presentations (as identified by AK Steel Dearborn)

i. Producer Presentation
ii. Producer Presentation
iii. Supplier Presentation
iv. Supplier Presentation


Next meeting

AISTech 2016 in Pittsburgh, PA - 17 May 2016


Fall 2016 Meeting Location


Chair conclusion

3:00 p.m.