Technology Committees


Energy and Utilities Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, 29 June 2021Music City Center, Room 107B • Nashville, TN USA 

►Agenda (PDF)
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Noon

1. Chair’s opening remarks
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meeting, 04 Mar • Virtual Meeting
6. AIST Staff Announcements

Main agenda items

 
  • Present Technology Committee award

  • Sub-Committee Reports, activity on Conferences, Digital Transformation

  • Review Mission Statement, from the Website: MISSION: To promote safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible energy and utilities technology in the production and processing of iron and steel through the facilitation of training, technical presentations and the exchange of information.

    • Proposed: “To promote safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible energy, utilities and carbon capture & utilization technologies in the production and processing of iron and steel through the facilitation of training, technical presentations and the exchange of information.”

  • Review new Call-for-Papers

    • Energy efficiency in the use of combustion and purchased utilities; practical application and innovative uses of byproduct gases, reducing carbon footprint (low-carbon energy sources, renewable energy, carbon capture, carbon storage and decarbonization), water usage and reduction, steam, industrial gases, compressed air, electricity, lighting, heat recovery systems, boilers/furnaces, and power generation.

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

  • Subcommittee on Decarbonization

    • Decarbonization as it relates to CO2 emissions reduction in iron and steelmaking production, including smart carbon usage, carbon direct avoidance, or hydrogen steelmaking.

  • Develop committee objectives for next year

    • Meeting Locations

    • Technical Topic to be discussed and possible presenters

    • Conferences/Webinars

  • Elect New Officers

  • EUTC Officers 2021/2022

    • Chair – Rishabh Bahel

    • Vice Chair – Anand Makwana

    • Papers Chair – Russ Chapman

    • Education Chair – Larry Fabina

    • Membership Chair – Wendy DiMino

    • AIST Digital Transformation Sub-Committee Liaison – Lou York

    • Young Professionals Sub-Committee Chair – Nominations being accepted

  • Present Chair Plaques

 

Discussion items

 

Next meeting
Joint meeting with DRI and Ironmaking technology committees to discuss Decarbonization

 

Chair conclusion

1 p.m.

Adjourn (Lunch served afterwards)