Technology Committees

Ironmaking Technology Committee Meeting

11–12 September 2019 • AK Steel Dearborn • Dearborn, MI, USA

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Meeting Location:

AK Steel Dearborn
4001 Miller Road
Dearborn, MI 48120


Hampton Inn by Hilton Detroit Dearborn
22324 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI 48124
Reserve by 12 August for AIST Room Rate of US$137
For reservations, call 313.562.0000 or book online.  Use group code ITC.

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

Meeting will take place at AK Dearborn

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

Main agenda items


AISTech session development

  • Selection of Abstracts (Due by 15 Sept) 

  • Determine session structure (Due by 30 Oct) including session titles & session chairs—also can be handled via conference call

  • Review Papers Chair and Session Chair instructions and get volunteers for session chairs


Review AISTech call for papers for next year


AIST Leadership Conference

  • Solicit any discussion items/concerns from the TC to be discussed at the LDC

  • Determine who from the committee is attending


Technology committee award planning

  • Josef S. Kapitan Award (Best paper from AISTech 2019)

  • J.E. Johnson, Jr Award (Nominated award winner must be ≤40 years of age)

  • Thomas L. Joseph Award (Nominated award winner must be >40 years of age)


Review committee roundup


Discussion items

a.    Technical presentations by producer members focusing on casting technologies and cast house practices. Two-three slides on configuration and then reviewing their casting processes

Additional Technical Presentations 
b.    Taphole Clay Presentation—Art Cheng


Next meeting—February 2020 co-located with Eastern States in Coraopolis, Pa. USA—Sheraton Airport


Chair conclusion

4 p.m.