Technology Committees


Digitalization Applications and Sensors Subcommittee Technology Committees Joint Meeting

Tuesday, 29 June 2021Music City Center, Room 108 • Nashville, TN USA 

►Agenda (PDF)
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12:00 p.m.

1. Chair’s opening remarks – Jim Hendrickson & Karl Kessler   
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance - members (members 17 May)
5. Review minutes of previous meeting - Virtual Spring Meeting 17 May. 
6. AIST Staff Announcements

Main agenda items

 
  • Present Technology Committee awards

    • 2020 Digitalization Applications Best Paper Awards:
      “Advanced Profile Control: Model – Optimization – Contour”

    • Matthias Kurz, Marco Miele, Alexander Thekale, Jens Frenzel, Christopher Gusek, Martin Vogt.

    • 2021 Digitalization Applications Best Paper Awards:

  • Review Mission Statement

    • MISSION: To promote the understanding and advancement of appropriate digitalization applications, architectures and technologies for the processing of steel, by providing forums to learn about best practices, new and current technologies; by enabling the exchange of problem-solving ideas within the metals processing industry, and with potential suppliers; as well as by networking with associated disciplines in academia, government, research and related industries.

  • Nominations for Board of Director Level Awards—Distinguished Member and Fellow, Sendzimir Award, Fairless Award and Steelmaker of the Year nominations

  • Develop committee objectives for next year

    • Fall Meeting Locations. At the Digitalization Applications Fundamentals Training, 12–13 October 2021, Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Cleveland, OH USA.

  • Conferences:

    • Digitalization Applications Fundamentals Training, 12–13 October 2021, Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Cleveland, OH USA.

    • Digital Transformation Forum March/April 2022

  • Webinars:

  • Decarbonizing the Blast Furnace Webinar - The first webinar was held May 6th at 10:30 am eastern time and was themed ‘Decarbonizing Background and Current BF Fuel Strategies’

    • The second webinar was scheduled June 10th at 10:30 am eastern time and was themed ‘H2 Injection into the Blast Furnace’. Available for on-demand replay on AIST’s website.

    • Eastern States Blast Furnace and Coke Oven Conference 2022.

  • Elect New Officers

    • Chair – Jim Hendrickson, ArcelorMittal

    • Vice Chair – Tyler Campbell, SDI

    • Papers Chair – Bryan Beard, TMEIC

    • Young Professionals Chair – Michael Peintinger, QuinLogic

  • Present Chair Plaques

    • 2019/2020

    • Chair - Yufeng Wang, ArcelorMittal

    • 2020/2021

    • Chair - Jim Hendrickson, ArcelorMittal

 

Discussion items

  1. Organizing Committee for DT Forum 2022. Timeline for DT Forum 2022, March or April in Pittsburgh, PA? AISTech 2022 will be organized in May.

  2. Sensors Subcommittee move under Digitalization Applications. Sensors Subcommittee upcoming EE 101 Training session.

 

Next meeting – Monday 11 October at 2-4 pm at the Digitalization Applications Fundamentals Training, 12–13 October 2021, Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Cleveland, OH USA.

 

Chair conclusion

1 p.m.

Adjourn