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Schedule

27–30 August 2022 • Omni Corus Christ Hotel • Corpus Christi, TX, USA

Host Mill: Steel Dynamics Inc. - Flat Roll Group SouthWest
Golf Course: NorthShore Country Club

Saturday, 27 August

4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.    

Registration and Welcome Reception

Sunday, 28 August

7:30–8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.–Noon

Technical Exchange Meetings – Meltshop and Rolling Mill
Operators Only

Noon–1:30 p.m.

Lunch on Your Own

1:30–4:30 p.m. 

Rolling Mill and Meltshop Focus Groups
All registered delegates welcome.

5:00–6:00 p.m.

Reception

Monday, 29 August

7:00–8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast      

7:30 a.m.

First Bus Departs for Plant Tour of Steel Dynamics Inc. - Flat Roll Group SouthWest

9:00 a.m.

Second Bus Departs for Plant Tour of Steel Dynamics Inc. - Flat Roll Group SouthWest

12:30–1:30 p.m.

Lunch
Omni Corpus Christi Hotel

Meltshop Presentations

1:30 p.m.

ESG in Steelmaking
Sam Matson, CMC Steel Texas

2:00 p.m.

Effects of Reduced Pig Iron on a DC Furnace
Peter Anderson, Steel Dynamics Inc. – Flat Roll Group Columbus Division

2:30 p.m.

Digitalization of Conveyors Using Machine Vision and Artificial Intelligence
Ruben Guadalupe, Gerdau Long Steel North America Charlotte Mill

3:00 p.m. 

Break

3:30 p.m.  

EAF Optimization
Darciso Castilho, Nucor Steel Florida Inc.

4:00 p.m. 

Anticipated Improvements in EAF Performance from the Q-One Technology
Nathan Ozment, CMC Steel Arizona

Rolling Mill Presentations

1:30 p.m.

Staying Off the Mill
David Craycraft, Nucor Steel Marion Inc.

2:00 p.m.

Roughing Mill Replacement
Scott Heath, CMC Steel Alabama

2:30 p.m.

Temper Mill Stand Motor and Drive Replacement
Gary Sinders, Steel Dynamics, Inc. - Flat Roll Group - Heartland Div.

3:00 p.m.

Break

3:30 p.m.

New Roughing Stand Commission
Patrick Peek, Gerdau Cartersville Mill

4:00 p.m. 

Roll Simulation and Pass Design
Bobby Newcomb, Nucor-Yamato Steel Co.

Tuesday, 30 August

7:00 a.m. 

Beakfast and Arrival for Golf Outing
NorthShore Contry Club

8 a.m.

Golf Outing Shotgun Start
NorthShore Country Club

12:30–1:30 p.m.

Lunch
Omni Corpus Christi Hotel

Joint Presentations

1:30 p.m.

Energy System Design and Solutions for the Steel Industry
Thomas Koeppe and Ryan Wantz, Siemens Energy, Inc.

2:30 p.m. 

Break

2:45 p.m.

Regional and Global Economic Trends in the Steel Industry
​Chris Kuehl, Armada Corporate Intelligence

5:15 p.m.

Reception

6:00 p.m.

Fellowship Dinner
Keynote Speaker: Barry Schneider, senior vice president, flat roll steel group, Steel Dynamics Inc.

   

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