Technology Committees

Metallurgy — Processing, Products & Applications Technology Committee Meeting

1 October 2019 • Oregon Convention Center • Portland, OR, USA

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Hotel Arrangements

For hotel booking please visit the MS&T website.
Reserve your room by September 6 to receive the discounted rate.

Meeting Location:
Oregon Convention Center
Portland Ballroom 256
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

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

12 p.m.

1. Chair’s opening remarks – Justin Raines   
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines– Justin Raines
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meeting
6. AIST Staff Announcements

Main agenda items


Committee Officers

  • Chair – Justin Raines, SSAB

  • Vice Chair & MS&T 2019 Rep – Konstantin Redkin, WHEMCO

  • Papers Chairs – Damon Panahi & Rongjie Song, ArcelorMittal

  • MS&T 2020 Rep – Chirag Mahimkar, Big River Steel 

  • MS&T 2021 Rep – Daniel Baker, General Motors


AISTech session development

  • Selection of Abstracts (Due by 15 Sept) – (Handle via conference call if necessary)

  • Determine session structure (Due by 30 Oct) including session titles & session chairs

  • Review Papers Chair and Session Chair instructions


Finalize call for papers for next year


Steel Industry Fatalities – Roundtable discussion safety first Board of Director Level Awards Nominations for Distinguished Member and Fellow, Deadline for nomination November 30, 2019 

a)    Tadeusz Sendzimir Memorial Medal, b)  Benjamin F. Fairless Award (AIME) and c) Steelmaker of the Year award nominations


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


Technology committee award planning 


Technology Training conference


Discuss AIST Process Benchmarking (if applicable)


Discussion items

  • To follow up on " Plate Group to establish surface requirements for plate products – Dr. Qiulin Yu " Goal – indexed outlet for people to solicit Constraints – IE: capacity limitations 

  • Interaction with MSCTC was a success with comments for future joint interactions coming from MSCTC

  • Inclusions. High Aluminum Manganese Steels. Suggestions to include Pipe and Tube and other committees in future joint meetings

  • Suggested for additional awards


Next meeting


Chair conclusion

2 p.m.