Technology Committees

Material Handling Technology Committee Meeting

9 February 2021 • Virtual Meeting

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

10 a.m. ET

1. Chair’s opening remarks – Bruce Zimmerman
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 – Will Jones

    • Papers due to AIST (18 February)

    • Author Registration deadline (2 March)

    • Presentation Draft Due in to AIST (18 March)

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

  • Nominations for committee officers

    • Chair – Jesse DeSpain

    • Vice Chair – Will Jones

    • Papers Chair – Michael Leard

  • Technology Training conference – Larry Guinn & Everette Davis 


Discussion items


  1. Mill Duty Laser Measurement Integrated with Material Handling Equipment – Steven Lubeck, Laser-View Technologies

  2. Advances in Material Handling Automation, Safety and Logistics Optimization in the Steel Industry – Edgardo LaBruna, Janus Automation LLC


Next meeting – AISTech 2021 in Nashville, TN 


Chair conclusion

11 a.m.