Technology Committees

Electric Steelmaking Technology Committee Meeting

9 February 2022 • Sheraton Orlando Lake Buena Vista Resort • Orlando, FL, USA

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Hotel Arrangements

Sheraton Orlando Lake Buena Vista Resort
12205 S Apopka Vineland Rd, Orlando, FL
Reserve by 17 January 2022 for AIST Room Rate of $189
For reservations, call +1.407.239.0444

8 a.m.

1. Chair’s opening remarks—Gilbert Hutton, CMC Arizona
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meeting
6. AIST Staff Announcements—Anna Voss

Main agenda item

  • 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 and ask for any necessary volunteers

  • Nominations for committee officers

    • Chair—Kyle Vanover

    • Vice Chair—Alyssa Van Delden

    • Papers Chair—Justin Zwick

    • Membership Chair— ???????

    • Education Chairs—Brett McGee & Alex England

    • Roundup Chair—??????

    • Young Professional Chair—Aaron Strelbisky

  • Review committee roundup—Due November 2022

  • Technology Training conference

    • Modern Electric Furnace Steelmaking

    • February 2023 Location?

  • Update from AIST Digital Transformation Subcommittee rep

  • Young professional recruitment subcommittee update—Aaron Strelbisky


Discussion items

a. AIST Steel Industry Fatalities & Safety Discussion

Safety Discussion topic: Maintaining FOCUS

  • Operational focus during construction going on in the same area

  • Focus for seasoned workforce and new workforce

  • Focus during high production times

  • Focus during upset conditions-furnace reactions, unplanned downtime


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AISTech2022 Pittsburgh, PA
May 16, 2022
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Chair conclusion




Boxed Lunch

4:30 p.m.

Reception and Roundtable Discussion