Technology Committees

Specialty Alloy & Foundry Technology Committee Meeting

18–19 September 2019 • DoubleTree by Hilton Youngstown Downtown • Youngstown, OH, USA

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Tour of USAP North Jackson       

Hotel Arrangements

DoubleTree by Hilton Youngstown Downtown
44 East Federal Plaza
Youngstown, Ohio 44503
Reserve by 1 September for AIST Room Rate of $109.00
For reservations, call +330.333.8284

Wednesday 18 September

9 a.m.

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

Main agenda items


Committee Officers for 2019/2020 term:

  • Chair - Andy Pinskey

  • Vice Chair - Calum Learn

  • Papers Chair - Josh Anderson

  • Education Chair - Allen Chan

  • Study Tour Chair - John Middleton


AISTech session development

  • Selection of Abstracts (Due by 18 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


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


Board of Director Level Awards Nominations for Distinguished Member and Fellow, Sendzimir Award, Fairless Award and Steelmaker of the Year nominations – deadline November 2019


Technology committee award planning (if applicable)


Scandinavian Study Tour 2020 – John Middleton


Technology Training conference (if applicable)


Discuss AIST Process Benchmarking (if applicable)


Next meeting
Mike Sullivan suggested ATI Rolling Tarentum for Spring meeting
Andy Pinskey suggested ATI Titanium Monaca
Perhaps Youngstown State Metallurgy Dept.


Chair conclusion

4 p.m.


Thursday 19 September

8 a.m. to Noon

Tour USAP North Jackson
2058 S Bailey Rd, North Jackson, OH 44451