Technology Committees

Direct Reduced Iron Technology Committee Meeting

22–23 March, 2022Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel • Baton Rouge, LA USA

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Tour of Nucor Louisiana

Hotel Arrangements

Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Reserve by 22 February for AIST Room Rate of $139
For reservations, book online

Tuesday March 22, 2022

9 a.m.

1. Chair’s opening remarks
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 (15 February)

    • Author Registration deadline (1 March)

    • Presentation Draft Due in to AIST (15 March)

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

  • Nominations for committee officers

    • Chair: Mitren Sukhram

    • Vice Chair:

    • Papers Chair:

    • Membership Chair:

    • Roundup Chair:

    • Education Chair: Zane Voss

  • Finalize committee roundup

    • DRI Roundup printed each January, all updates are due November

  • Technology Training conference

    • Scrap Supplements & Alternative Irons Conference

      • Spring 2023

  • Discuss AIST Digital Transformation Subcommittee

  • Young professional recruitment subcommittee update


Discussion items

  1. Green DR products including those made from H2 and captures & stores all of the CO2 like the ZR reactor of Nucor Louisiana

  2. If you are interested in presenting please contact Anna Voss


Next meeting

AISTech 2022 Pittsburgh PA
Tuesday May 17, 2022
Room #


Chair conclusion

4 p.m.


Wednesday March 23, 2022


Tour  Nucor Louisiana in the AM
    Meet in the hotel lobby and carpool to the facility