AIST Leadership Conference


Schedule of Events

17–19 November 2019The Peabody Memphis • Memphis, TN, USA

The 2019 Leadership Conference will be held in conjunction with the Ohio Valley Member Chapter Annual Meeting.

Sunday, 17 November 

AIST Ohio Valley Chapter Golf Outing, Mirimichi Golf Course

10 a.m.

Registration

11 a.m.

Shotgun Start                                                               

5–6:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception and Registration, Peabody Grand Ballroom D, E & F

Monday, 18 November

7–8 a.m.

Breakfast and Registration, Peabody Grand Ballroom D, E & F

8–8:45 a.m.

Welcome by AIST Executive Director, Agenda Review and Attendee Introductions, Peabody Grand Ballroom

8:45–9:30 a.m.

AIST State of the Association Update, Peabody Grand Ballroom B

9:30–9:45 a.m.

Break, Peabody Grand Ballroom D, E&F                                                                                    

9:45–11 a.m.

AIST Strategic Initiative Planning
Program Updates: Roadshows, Young Professionals, Steel to Students, Digital Transformation

11 a.m. –12 Noon

Regional and Global Economic Trends, Peabody Grand Ballroom B         
Presenter: Chris Kuehl, managing director of Armada Corporate Intelligence

12 Noon–12:45 p.m.

Lunch, Peabody Grand Ballroom C                                                                                  

1–2:30 p.m.

AIST Leadership Development, Peabody Grand Ballroom B                                                            
Rapid Fire “Air-It-Out” Discussion — Questions, Comments, Concerns
Group Breakout Sessions:

  • Rules of Engagement for Virtual Meetings (Globalization of Networks and Programs)

  • Effecting Positive Change for Women in Steel (Membership Retention and Growth)

  • Promoting Advances in High Strength Steels (Training and Education) 

  • Recruiting the Next Generation: Mobilizing Our Industry (University and Student Engagement)

Moderator: Lloyd Corder, president & CEO, CorCom Inc.

2:30–2:45 p.m.

Break, Peabody Grand Ballroom D, E & F                                         

2:45–3:45 p.m.

AIST Strategic Initiative Planning (continued), Peabody Grand Ballroom B

  • Group Reports

  • Plan Prioritization

3:45–4 p.m.

Break, Peabody Grand Ballroom D, E & F

4–5:30 p.m.

Leadership Perspectives, Peabody Grand Ballroom B
Panelist: Dick Teets, Co-Founder, Steel Dynamics Inc.​

5:45–7 p.m.

Reception, Peabody Grand Ballroom D, E & F

Tuesday, 19 November

7:30–8:30 a.m.

Breakfast, Peabody Grand Ballroom D, E & F                                                                            

8:30–10 a.m.

Digital Transformation: Embracing the Disruption, Peabody Grand Ballroom B
Presenter: Vivek Wadhwa

10 a.m.–1 p.m.
(lunch @ 12 p.m.)

Member Chapter Workshop, Peabody Grand Ballroom A (includes lunch)
Technology Committee Workshop, Peabody Grand Ballroom C (includes lunch)                   
Executive Committee Meeting, The Boardroom (private, includes lunch)    

1–2:30 p.m.

AIST Jeopardy, Peabody Grand Ballroom B                                                

2:30–2:45 p.m.

Conference Summary, Peabody Grand Ballroom B    

2:45–3 p.m.

Break, Peabody Grand Ballroom D, E & F                                                                           

3–5 p.m.

AIST Board of Directors’ Meeting, Hernando Desoto Room (private)