Local Member Chapters

Southeast Member Chapter

Annual Meeting

12–14 September 2021 • Marina Inn at Grande Dunes • Myrtle Beach, SC, USA
Host Mill: Nucor Steel – South Carolina (Darlington)

The health and safety of our industry is a shared responsibility and one that we take seriously. AIST is actively monitoring the COVID crisis as it may necessitate the shift from an in person to a virtual platform for some events. Any updates will be reflected on the individual event pages and communicated directly to registrants. Please contact us memberservices@aist.org for additional information or questions.

Don't miss the opportunity to gain technical knowledge, network and tour Nucor Steel – South Carolina. Vendor displays and sponsorships available. We look forward to seeing you in Myrtle Beach!
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Sunday, 12 September 2021
9 a.m.               Golf Outing Registration at Grand Dunes Resort Course
10 a.m.             Golf Outing Start
6 p.m.               Reception and Vendor Displays
Monday, 13 September 2021
8 a.m.               Registration, Vendor Displays and Breakfast
9 a.m.               Technical Presentations
12:30 p.m.        Lunch
2 p.m.               Technical Presentations
5:30 p.m.          Reception and Vendor Displays
7 p.m.               Dinner with Keynote Presentation by
                         Tom Batterbee, Vice President and General Manager, Nucor Steel – South Carolina
Tuesday, 14 September 2021
7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Plant Tour: Nucor Steel – South Carolina (Darlington) - Motorcoach transportation provided with registration. Expected return time to hotel is 2 p.m.


As a welcome to AIST and the industry, the Southeast Member Chapter is offering complimentary meeting registration as a guest with a paid attendee to:

  • Young Professionals: Attendees age 30 and under.

  • New Industry Hires: Attendees who have been employed with a producer in the steel industry for less than 18 months.



Please contact Jill Liberto at +1.724.814.3046.

AIST's Bring Your Own Young Professional (BYOYP) program rewards our Members for helping build a sustainable steel industry at the most important level:  the next generation.  Getting Young Professionals involved in AIST, and the greater steel industry, provides opportunity and benefits for all involved.  Find out more information about the program here.