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Schedule

Please Note: The 2018 meeting schedule has changed from previous years. Please review the schedule in detail prior to making your travel plans.

24–27 August 2018 • The Broadmoor • Colorado Springs, CO, USA

►Hotel
►Registration

Host Mill: EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel Pueblo
Golf Course: The Broadmoor West Course


Friday, 24 August

4:30 p.m.–6 p.m.    

Registration and Reception       

Saturday, 25 August

6:30–8 a.m.

Delegate and Guest Continental Breakfast

7:30 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.

Sunday, 26 August

7:30 a.m.   

Continental Breakfast

Meltshop Presentations

8:30 a.m. 

Spray-cooled Conversion of Single Bucket Charge AC EAF at SDI-Structural Rail Division
Stephan Ferenczy, Steel Dynamics Inc. – Structural and Rail Division and David Lunceford, Steel Dynamics Inc. – Long Products Group

9 a.m.

EAF Optimization
Justin Zwick, CMC Arizona

9:30 a.m.

Coordinating Melt Shop Operations with Mobile Equipment
Garrett Page, Steel Dynamics Inc. – Flat Roll Group - Butler

10 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

Restoring Foamy Slag Height Using EAF Injection of Calcium Carbide
Cameron Cossette, Nucor Steel Seattle, Inc.

11 a.m.

OSHA Silica Rule, How SDI is Achieving Compliance
Justin Hoover, Steel Dynamics Inc.

11:30 a.m. 

TBD

Noon

Lunch

1:15 p.m.

 TBD

Rolling Mill Presentations

8:30 a.m.

EVRAZ Rolling Mill Project – Russula Drives Upgrade
Eirik Pyhtia, EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel Pueblo

9 a.m.

Safety & Cost Reduction
Rafael Garcia, Gerdau Manitoba

9:30 a.m.

Improvements Utilizing R-Factors
Marcelo Kalata, Gerdau Manitoba

10 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

Improvements Utilizing 3-D Printing Technology
Kyle Marykuca, Gerdau Manitoba

11:00 a.m.

New Mill Instillation
Jimmy Glass, CMC Oklahoma

11:30 a.m.

Central Safety Teams
Randall Selman and Corey Halliburton, Nucor Steel-Texas

Noon

Lunch

1:15 p.m.

Leading a New Generation of Teammates
Aaron Bransfield, Nucor Auburn

Joint Presentation

2:15 p.m.

Leadership, Team Building and the Challenges Recruiting & Developing Today’s Young Talent
Dave Pilipovich, Air Force Academy Falcon’s Men’s Basketball Coach

2:45 p.m.

Leadership Development and Succession Planning
General John Batiste, Batiste Leadership

6 p.m.

Reception

6:30 p.m.     

Fellowship Dinner
Keynote Speaker: David Light, director of operations, EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel Pueblo

Monday, 27 August

7:30 a.m.     

Continental Breakfast

8 a.m. 

EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel Pueblo Plant Tour Departure for Golfers

8:45 a.m. 

EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel Pueblo Plant Tour Departure for All Others

9:30 a.m.   

EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel Pueblo Plant Tour Departure for All Others

Noon

Arrival for Golf Outing 

1 p.m. 

Golf Outing Shotgun Start

Please check back frequently as the schedule of events may change without notice.