Technology Committees

Cokemaking Technology Committee Meeting

7 February 2020Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport Hotel • Coraopolis, PA, USA

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Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport Hotel
1160 Thorn Run Rd, Coraopolis, PA 15108
Room block for Eastern States Blast Furnace and Coke Oven Association
For reservations, call (412) 262-2400

AIST technology committee members are asked to print out the latest revised meeting agenda from our website one week prior to this meeting.

8:30 a.m.

Light breakfast will be served in the meeting room

9 a.m.

1. Chair’s opening remarks - Shiju Thomas
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meeting
6. AIST Staff Announcements
7. AIST Steel Industry Fatalities

Main agenda items


Finalize AISTech sessions

  • Papers due to AIST (18 February)

  • Author Registration deadline (1 March)

  • Presentation Draft Due in to AIST (18 March)

  • Re-emphasize the role of Session Chair and Papers Chair


Nominations for committee officers
Committee officers for 2019/2020:

Chair - Shiju Thomas
Vice Chair - Jodi Kesik 
Papers Chair - Solomon Nyathi
Roundup Chairs - Mo Elbeitam & Jodi Kesik
YP Chair - Jack Burnside


Finalize committee roundup

  • Coke Battery Roundup – Mo Elbeitam

  • By-products Roundup – Jodi Kesik


Technology Training conference (if applicable)


2020 Japan Coke making Study Tour - Richard Randolf 


Discuss AIST Digital Transformation Subcommittee


Young professional recruitment subcommittee


Discussion items

a.    Contact Shiju Thomas if you are interested in presenting. 


Next meeting


Chair conclusion

11 a.m.