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President's Award Breakfast 

Tuesday, 5 May • 8–9:45 a.m.

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Recognizing steel industry excellence, the President’s Award Breakfast program consists of the presentation of prestigious AIST Board of Directors Awards, including AIST’s Steelmaker of the Year, followed by a keynote presentation by Leon Topalian, president and chief operating officer, Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., USA.

Tickets can be purchased when you register for AISTech. Registration will open 3 December 2019. Advance single tickets are US$45, and a table of 10 is US$400.

Past Keynote Speakers

2019

David Burritt

President and Chief Executive, United States Steel Corporation, "Steelmaking for the Next Generation"

2018

Roger K. Newport

Chief Executive Officer, AK Steel Corporation, "Providing Innovative and Sustainable Steel Solutions"

2017

David L. Stickler

Chief Executive Officer, Big River Steel, "Big River Steel: A Technology Company That Just Happens to Make Steel"

2016

Mario Longhi

President and Chief Executive Officer, United States Steel Corporation, "The Future of Steel"

2015

Lourenco Goncalves

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, USA, “Global Iron and Steel Outlook”

2014

Mark D. Millett

President and Chief Executive Officer, Steel Dynamics Inc., "Making Money in the Steel Industry is Not a Mystery"

2013

Richard J. Harshman

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Allegheny Technologies, Inc., "Specialty Metals: Creating Value Through Relentless Innovation in a Dynamic, Global Industry”

2012

Joseph Alvarado

President and Chief Executive Officer, Commercial Metals Company, “The Light at the End of the Tunnel”

2011

Frederick A. Henderson

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, SunCoke Energy Inc., “Observations Regarding Opportunities for Growth in the Steel Industry”

2010

John P. Surma

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, United States Steel Corporation, “Steel Trends 2010: What Would Father Hogan Say?”

2009

John J. Ferriola

Chief Operating Officer of Steelmaking Operations, Nucor Corp., “Back to the Future”

2008

Robert P. Souliere

President and Chief Executive Officer, ThyssenKrupp Steel USA LLC, “Balancing Global Trends With Regional Markets: ThyssenKrupp Steel’s Strategy for Growth”

2007

Keith E. Busse

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steel Dynamics Inc., “Out of the Ashes: The 21st Century Transformation of the American Steel Industry”

2006

Guy Dollé

Chief Executive Officer, Arcelor SA, “Industry Consolidation: Value Versus Volume”

2005

Malay Mukherjee

Chief Operating Officer, Mittal Steel, “Steel in the 21st Century: Creating an Attractive and Sustainable Industry”

2004

Rodney B. Mott

President and Chief Executive Officer, International Steel Group Inc., “The Dynamics of Our Industry: Changes, Challenges and Commitments”