AIST Leadership Conference

Schedule of Events

15–17 November 2023 • Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek • Orlando, FL, USA

Wednesday, 15 November 

5–6:30 p.m.    

Welcome Reception and Registration

Thursday, 16 November

7:30–8:30 a.m.

Breakfast and Registration

8:30–9:15 a.m.

Welcome by AIST Executive Director, Agenda Review and Attendee Introductions

9:15–10:15 a.m.

AIST State of the Association Update and Global Steel Overview

10:15–10:45 a.m.


10:45–11:15 a.m.

AIST Strategic Plan Review & NIST Roadmap Update

11:15 a.m.–Noon

Rapid Fire “Air-It-Out” Discussion — Questions, Comments, Concerns​

Noon–1 p.m.


1–2:30 p.m.

“Building a Culture That Drives Organizational Results”
Jamie Notter, Co-Founder & Growth Strategist, PROPEL

2:30–3 p.m.


3–4 p.m.

Steel Pursuit

4–5:15 p.m.

“Economic Perspectives for the Manufacturing Economy” 
Chris Kuehl, Managing Director, Armada Corporate Intelligence

5:30–6:30 p.m.

Networking Reception

Friday, 17 November

7:30–8:30 a.m.


8:30–10 a.m.

Leadership Perspectives with Dave Stickler, CEO, Hybar LLC       

10–10:15 a.m.


10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Team Building Activity​

10:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Executive Committee Meeting (private, includes lunch)

12:15-1:15 p.m.


1:30–2:30 p.m.

Team Building Activity: Team Report-Outs

2:30–2:45 p.m.

Conference Summary

3–5 p.m.

AIST Board of Directors Meeting (private)

*The Schedule of Events is subject to change.