Technology Committees

Long Products Technology Committee Meeting

27 August 2022Omni Corpus Christi Hotel • Corpus Christi, TX, USA

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Hotel Arrangements

Omni Amelia Island Resort and Spa
900 North Shoreline Boulevard,
Corpus Christi, Texas, 78401
Reserve hotel room by 8 August 2021 for AIST Room Rate of $189
Please reserve your room online HERE

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

Saturday, August 27, 2022

9:00 AM, CDT

1. Chair’s opening remarks – Doug Durand
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meeting 16 May 2022 • Pittsburgh, PA
6. AIST Staff Announcements
7. Steel Industry Fatalities

10:30 AM, EDT


Main agenda items

  • Elect New Officers for the 2022/2023 term:

    • Members Chair – Chris Petrie is volunteering

  • AISTech session development – Sam Stone

    • Selection of Abstracts (Due by 15 Sept)

    • Determine session structure (Due by 28 Oct) including session titles & session chairs

    • Review Papers Chair and Session Chair instructions

    • Finalize call for papers for next year

Safety innovations with rolling mill operations; new equipment and technologies; new installations and revamp of existing facilities; process and auxiliary equipment, including gauging systems; shearing and handling equipment, guide systems, and control systems; process and product development; defect inspection and product quality; personnel development and training.

  • AIST Leadership Conference – Solicit any discussion items/concerns from the TC to be discussed at the LDC

  • Finalize committee roundup – Joe Kennedy

  • Technology Training conference – Kevin Barbee

  • Webinars (if applicable)

  • Young Professional Chair report – Andrea Herrmann

  • Digital Transformation Liaison report – Antonio Ambra

  • Decarbonization Liaison report – Bill Lucas

  • European International Study Tour report – Mario Fabro




Discussion items
a. <Contact Doug Durand to request to present.>

2:30 PM, CDT



Next meeting


Chair conclusion

4:00 PM, CDT 


LPTC members are welcome to attend the reception for the Globe Trotters event from 4:30-6pm taking place at the Bayview Room