Technology Committees

Metallurgy – Steelmaking & Casting and Continuous Casting Technology Committee Joint meeting

22–23 February 2022DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando – Disney Springs Area • Orlando, FL USA 

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Hotel Arrangements

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando – Disney Springs Area
2305 Hotel Plaza Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Reserve by 1 February for AIST Room Rate of US$155
For reservations, book online

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

Tuesday 22 February

8 a.m.

1. Chair’s opening remarks, Bryan Webler, CMU & Jim Gilmore, Shinagawa USA        
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meeting – Fall 2021 MM
6. AIST Staff Announcements
7. AIST Steel Industry Fatalities

Main agenda items

  • Finalize AISTech sessions – Papers Chairs Bill Jones, USS and Maddi Depinet, Nucor

    • Papers due to AIST (18 February)

    • Author Registration deadline (1 March)

    • Presentation Draft Due in to AIST (18 March)

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

  • Nominations for committee officers








Vice Chair



Papers Chair



Internal Quality

Bill Jones and Sunday Abraham











Roundup Chairs



  • Finalize committee roundup – Continuous Casting Roundup

  • Technology Training conference

    • Continuous Casting—A Practical Training Seminar

      • 18-20 October 2022

      • Tour SDI Sinton

  • Update from AIST Digital Transformation Subcommittee

  • Update from Young professional subcommittee


Discussion items

  • Please bring up discussion items to Bryan Webler or Jim Gilmore


Next meeting

  • AISTech 2022 Pittsburgh PA

    • MSCTC—Monday 16 May Room #

    • CCTC—Monday 16 May Room#


Chair conclusion



1 p.m.

Depart for Tour of Nucor Steel Florida
Carpool to mill
Address: 22 Nucor Drive Frostproof, FL

Wednesday 23 February

8 a.m.

Opening Remarks


  1. Presentations

    1. “Primary Inclusion Formation and Refining Routes for AK Steels”, Eloy Martinez Rehlaender, SvMet Engineering SA,

    2. Inclusion Control, Gerald Richard Magma Foundry Technologies

    3. Tundish Pipe Technologies; Xiadong Li, Shinagawa Refractories

  2. Break

    1. Calcium Treatment Practices, Aidan York, Nucor Arkansas

    2. Hongbin Yin, ArcelorMittal

    3. Lisa Bernau, Cleveland Cliffs Indiana Harbor