Local Member Chapters

Southern California Member Chapter

Dinner Dance

Saturday, 7 November 2020 • Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa • Rancho Mirage, CA, USA

The annual dinner dance will kick-off the weekend leading into the AIST Western and Leadership Conferences.  The event is hosted by the Southern California Member Chapter. 

AIST Western Conference

Sunday, 8 – Tuesday, 10 November 2020  ∙ Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa ∙ Rancho Mirage, CA, USA

Hosted by the Southern California and Northern Pacific Member Chapters in conjunction with the AIST Leadership Conference

With technical presentations, a golf outing, vendor displays, shared meals, breaks and receptions, this event provides attendees with superior networking opportunities and education about new technologies affecting local steel-related businesses and the future of the steel industry.

Schedule of Events    

Sunday, 8 November 2020
Golf Outing at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Golf Course
Welcome Reception
Monday, 9 November 2020
Technical Program
Vendor Displays
Networking Reception

Hotel Accommodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at The Omni Rancho Las Palmas│Palm Springs. Please reserve your room online or call the hotel at +1.800.THE.OMNI and reference AIST – Leadership Conference by 16 October 2020 to secure the AIST discounted rate of US$189 per night for single/double occupancy, plus a $10 resort fee per night.


From Palm Springs International Airport:
Distance from Airport: 10 mi. Drive Time: 20 min.
From Ontario Airport:
Distance from Airport: 75 mi. Drive Time: 1 hour 30 min.
Parking: The resort offers complimentary valet and parking for all overnight guests.
Uber and Lyft: The pickup area at the Palm Springs International Airport is located across from the terminal building.

More details for this event will available in June.  Questions?  Please contact Jill Liberto, +1.724.814.3046

Bring Your Own Young Professional (BYOYP) 

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.