Technology Committees

Metallurgy – Processing, Products & Applications and Plate Rolling Technology Committees Joint Meeting

3–4 March 2020 • DoubleTree by Hilton Greensboro • Greensboro, NC, USA

Tour of one of the following Amada America - Laser cutting machinery or John Deere/Hitachi - Construction Machinery Corp

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DoubleTree by Hilton Greensboro
3030 Gate City Blvd., Greensboro, NC 27403
Reserve by 1 February for AIST Room Rate of US$119
For reservations, call +336.292.4004

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

Tuesday 3 March 2020

8:30 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
7. AIST Steel Industry Fatalities

Main agenda items


Finalize AISTech sessions

  • 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


Finalize committee roundup (if applicable)


Technology Training conference (if applicable)


Discuss AIST Digital Transformation Subcommittee


Young professional recruitment subcommittee


Discussion items

a.    Making AHSS products in terms of quality
b.    Discuss the state-of-the-art and future developments in AHSS
c.    Upcoming conferences:

  1. Advances in Metallurgy of Long and Forged products (AMLFP) 12-16 July 2020

  2. MS&T 2020

  3. Austenite Formation and Decomposition conference 2021

  4. International Congress on Science & Technology in Steelmaking (ICSTS) 2021

  5. Ingot Casting Rolling Forging (ICRF) Conference 2022

  6. Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) 2022 – Vail. Organizer Emmanuel de Moore


Next meeting



1 p.m.

Themes: Surface defects of plate and laser cutting

  1. Justin Raines - Characterization of Laser-Cut Edge Quality at SSAB

  2. Xx

  3. Xx

  4. Xx

  5. Xx

  6. xx


Chair conclusion

4:30 p.m.


Wednesday 4 March 2020


Second day tour of one of the following two facilities:

  1. Amada America - Laser cutting machinery

  2. John Deere/Hitachi - Construction Machinery Corp