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WhoShouldAttendandBenefits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RegistrationandExpositionHours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ScheduleofEvents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TheAIMEKeynoteandJ .Keith BrimacombeMemorialLecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 InternationalAllianceLecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 TechnicalPrograms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 President'sAwardBreakfast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 TownHallForum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 AISTechTechnicalProgram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 ConferenceProceedings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 AISTAssociation-levelAwards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 StudentsatAISTech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 PlantTours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 HousingInformation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 McKeownAfricanAdventureRaffle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 ListofExhibitors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 AdvanceRegistration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 ConferencePlanningCommittee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0

Schedule of Events

Sunday, May 2

AISTFoundationGolfClassic ConferenceRegistration StudentPlantTour AISTIndustry-UniversityRoundTable StudentOrientation StudentDinner/RecruitingReception 8:30a .m . Noon­5p .m . 1­4p .m . 3:30­5:30p .m . 6:30­7:30p .m . 7:30­9p .m .

Monday, May 3

Author/ChairBreakfast ConferenceRegistration AIME Keynote and J. Keith Brimacombe Memorial Lecture International Alliance Lecture StudentProjectPresentationContest TechnicalSessions ExhibitFloorOpen AISTServiceCenterOpen StudentPrizePresentation TechnologyCommitteeMeetings StudentLunchWithAISTFoundationBOT TechnicalSessions WelcomeReception--ExhibitHall StudentSocial 7­8a .m . 7:30a .m .­5p .m . 8­8:45 a.m. 8:45­9:30 a.m. 9:30­11:30a .m . 9:30a .m .­Noon 9:30a .m .­6p .m . 9:30a .m .­6p .m . 11:45a .m .­Noon Noon­p .m . 1:30­1:45p .m . ­5p .m . 5­6p .m . 6:30­9:30p .m .

Who Should Attend?

Anyonewithatechnicalinterestintheironandsteelindustrycan benefit from attending this major international conference and exposition .Withmorethan350technicalpresentationsandNorth America's largest steel exposition, AISTech 010 offers many optionstoexpandyourknowledgeandnetworkingbase .

Tuesday, May 4

Author/ChairBreakfast President's Award Breakfast ConferenceRegistration ExhibitFloorOpen AISTServiceCenterOpen TechnicalSessions ExhibitHallLunch TechnologyCommitteeMeetings TechnicalSessions Reception--ExhibitHall 7­8a .m . 8­9:45 a.m. 8:30a .m .­5p .m . 9:30a .m .­5p .m . 9:30a .m .­5p .m . 10a .m .­Noon 11:30a .m .­1:30p .m . Noon­p .m . ­5p .m . 4­5p .m .

Benefits

· ain a command of cutting-edge steel-related technologies G specifictotheprocessyouuse,discoverdynamicsolutionsto thebusinesschallengesyoufaceeveryday . · earn about innovative processes, equipment, materials and L techniquestoremaincompetitiveintheglobalmarketplace . · cquiresolidsalesleadsandnetworkwithindustryprofessionA alsfromaroundtheworld . · eceiveacomplimentarycopyoftheAISTech010Proceedings R on CD-ROM with your full conference or one-day full paid conferenceregistration .

Wednesday, May 5

Author/ChairBreakfast ConferenceRegistration Town Hall Forum ExhibitFloorOpen AISTServiceCenterOpen TownHallLunch--ExhibitHall TechnologyCommitteeMeetings ExhibitorMeeting TechnicalSessions McKeownAfricanAdventureRaffleDrawing AISTPrizeDrawings 7­8a .m . 7:30a .m .­p .m . 8:30­11:30 a.m. 9:30a .m .­3p .m . 9:30a .m .­3p .m . 11:30a .m .­p .m . Noon­p .m . 1­p .m . ­5p .m . 1p .m . :30p .m .

Registration Hours Sunday,May Monday,May3 Tuesday,May4 Wednesday,May5 Exposition Hours Monday,May3 Tuesday,May4 Wednesday,May5 9:30a .m .to6p .m . 9:30a .m .to5p .m . 9:30a .m .to3p .m . Noonto5p .m . 7:30a .m .to5p .m . 8:30a .m .to5p .m . 7:30a .m .top .m .

Thursday, May 6

PlantTours 7:30a .m .

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The AIME Keynote and J. Keith Brimacombe Memorial Lecture

Monday, May 3 · 8­8:45 a.m.

The 010 lecturer is Dr. Chenn Q. Zhou . Dr . Zhou is currently professor and department headofmechanicalengineering,aswellasthe director of the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CVIS) at Purdue University Calumet (PUC) . She received her B .S . (198) and M .S . (1984) degrees from Nanjing Univ . of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China . In 1991, she received her Ph .D . in mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University . Dr . ZhoujoinedPUCin1994aftermorethanthreeyearsofindustrialexperience .Dr .Zhouhasmorethan7yearsofexperience intheareasofcomputationalfluiddynamics(CFD),multiphase reacting flows, combustion, and air pollution control . She has beendevelopingstate-of-the-artCFDmodelsandvirtualreality visualizations for various industrial applications . Currently, Dr . Zhouisleadingaresearchconsortiumtohelpthesteelindustry improveblastfurnacecampaignlifeandenergyefficiency .She has also been applying CFD simulations to various manufacturingprocessesinaluminum,automobile,glass,refinery,steel and power industries . Dr . Zhou has published more than 170 technicalpapers,fivecopyrightedCFDcodes,andtwopatents . Shehasreceivedanumberofawards,includingFellowofthe American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in 003, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Institute Medal Award in 005, and Best Paper Awards for ironmaking from AISTin005and006 . Dr . Zhou'slectureisentitled,"Visualizing the Future in Steel Manufacturing."

Technical Programs

Session Topics AIME Keynote and J. Keith Brimacombe Lecture International Alliance Lecture President's Award Breakfast Town Hall Forum Safety and Health Environmental Cokemaking Ironmaking Electric Steelmaking Oxygen Steelmaking Specialty Alloy and Foundry Ladle and Secondary Refining Continuous Casting Hot Sheet Rolling Cold Sheet Rolling Galvanizing Tinplate and Electrogalvanizing Plate Rolling Rod and Bar Rolling Rolls Metallurgy -- Steelmaking and Casting Metallurgy -- Processing, Products and Applications Energy and Utilities Electrical Applications Computer Applications Project and Construction Management Maintenance & Reliability Refractory Systems Lubrication and Hydraulics Material Handling Cranes Mill Buildings Mon., May 3 Tues., May 4 Wed., May 5

International Alliance Lecture

Monday, May 3 · 8:45­9:30 a.m.

The 010 AIST International Alliance Lecturer isMr. Horacidio Leal Barbosa Filho,executive directorofAssociaçãoBrasileiradeMetalurgia, MateriaiseMineração(ABM) .Mr .Lealisametallurgical engineer . He worked for the Brazilian SteelInstituterightafterhisgraduation,andthen for a large Brazilian steel mill called COSIPA (todayincorporatedbyUSIMINAS)for4years . During these years, he worked in production planning, quality, technical assistance, sales and marketing, andalsoexports . HehasworkedinbothJapanandItalyand hasservedcustomersinAsiaandEurope .Hewasinchargeof implementingtotalqualitycontrol(TQC)atthemillinCubatao, SaoPaulo,wherehealsoimplementedISO9001 .Mr .Lealwas a consultant for Fundação Christiano Ottoni-UFMG (Federal UniversityatMinasGerais),implementingTQCinseveralcompanies .HehasbeenexecutivedirectorofABMfor13yearsand amemberoftheassociationfor40years . Mr . Leal's lecture is entitled, "The Steel Industry of Brazil -- Growth and Transition."

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Tuesday, May 4 · 8­9:45 a.m.

The AIST president, Anthony R. Bridge, will host the President's Award Breakfast on Tuesday, May 4, 2010, in the Spirit of Pittsburgh Ballroom inside the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

Keynote Speaker:

John P. Surma

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Steel

Reserve Your Seat Today: Advance single tickets are US$40. Tables of 10 are available at US$350. Tickets may be ordered when registering for the conference.

Topic:

SteelTrends2010

Wednesday, May 5 · 8:30­11:30 a.m.

James D. Frias

ChiefFinancial Officer,Treasurer andExecutive VicePresident

Gretchen R. Haggerty

ExecutiveVice Presidentand ChiefFinancial Officer

Andrew S. Harshaw

ExecutiveVice President-- Operations

Dieter Hoeppli

ManagingDirector --GlobalHeadof SteelandHeadof MetalsandMining intheAmericas

Mario Longhi

ChiefExecutive Officerand President

Gary M. Novak

President--Global LiningsDivision

Richard P. Teets Jr.

ExecutiveVicePresident forSteelmaking,President andCOOofSteel Operations

Make plans NOW to attend the AISTech 2010 Town Hall -- the only forum of its kind, where leading industry executives debate the global steel industry issues, concerns and opportunities.

Jon Delano Town Hall Moderator George J. Koenig Town Hall Chair President

The Town Hall Forum is open to all full paid conference registrants and to those who have purchased a one-day conference registration for Wednesday, May 5.

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AISTech Technical Program

Brimacombe Memorial Lecture International Alliance Lecture Safety and Health/Project and Construction Management Safety and Health/ Material Handling Environmental/ Oxygen Steelmaking Mon .a .m . Mon .a .m . Mon .p .m . isualizingtheFutureinSteelManufacturing V heSteelIndustryofBrazil--GrowthandTransition T

Reviewthefullprogramincluding abstractsatwww .AISTech .orgfor confirmedpresentationdatesand times .Titleslistedbeloware accurateasofMarch8,010 .

anagingContractorSafety M re-StartHealthandSafetyReview(PSR)--AThird-PartyIndependentReviewConductedattheStartoftheProjectin P PreparationforCertificationUponConclusion anagingtheConstructionSite M afetyThroughDesignandChangeManagement S ourEmployeesUseFallProtection,ButAreTheyReallySafeFromHarm? Y akingSafetyPersonal M afetyandMaterialHandling S nergySavingsforDustCollectionSystemsinIronandSteelmakingFacilities E agLeakDetectionSystems:IntegratedIronandSteelMillFieldExperienceandApplication B tilizationofEvaporatingWasteGasCoolingSystemstoCounteractRisingEnergyCosts U OFGasCleaning:SecondGenerationofDry-TypeESPandHydroHybridFilterTechnology B pportunitiesforIncreasingProductivityandLoweringOperatingCostsWhileReducingGreenhouseGasEmissionsin O Steelmaking mprovedTemperatureUniformityinBatchReheatFurnacesWithPraxair'sDiluteOxygenCombustion(DOC)System I teelMills:EnergyCostsandtheGreenPlanet S lueGasFlowOptimizationforEnergyEfficiencyandCleanOperationsinIntegratedSteelPlants F enovaFlexyTech®TRGXBurnerModelingandTesting T oweringExhaustGasLossesandEmissionsWithNewlyDevelopedRecuperativeandRegenerativeBurners L illRevampingofChubuSteelPlateMill M tilizationofWastePlasticsinEAFSteelmaking:High-TemperatureInteractionsBetweenSlagandCarbonaceous U Materials leanandEfficientOptimizationofEAFDedustingSystems C ptimizationofOffgasSystemPerformanceatHamiltonSpecialtyBar O chievingCarbon-FreeEmissionsviatheEnergironDRProcess A perationResultsoftheNewWasteGasTreatmentFacilityatROGESA'sNo .SinterPlantinDillingen,Germany O ow-CostHotMetal:TheFutureofBlastFurnaceIronmaking L nvironmentalBenefitsofNaturalGasDirectReduction E eductionofBlastFurnaceIronmakingCarbonFootprintThroughProcessIntegration R electionandEngineeringofWastewaterTreatmentSystemsforaLargeIntegratedSteelMill S dvancedTechnologiesforResidueTreatment--SuccessfulStart-UpofthePRIMUS®PlantofDragonSteelinTaiwan A ltralow-NOxFlatFlameFiredBurnerApplicationforSteelReheatFurnaces U ddressingClimateChange--ANovelGreenhouseGasCarbonAbatementProcess(G-CAP)fortheIronandSteel A Industry ewProcessandApplicationforBiogasinMetallurgy N aporPressureMeasurementsofZincandLeadChloridesFromSlagSystem V ewZincRecoveryProcessFromEAFDustbyLimeAddition N ewDevelopmentsinCokemakingTechnologyandTheirApplicationinCurrentCokingPlantProjects N pplicationofNewCokeOvenBatteryTechnologiesontheWorldMarket A okeOvenGasDesulfurization--StateoftheArt C ffectofBlendingRangalCoalonHigh-TemperatureBehaviorofCokes E tudyoftheUseofSteelIndustryFuelonCokingOperations S otIdlingPracticesandBatteryAssetPreservationatU .S .Steel'sCokemakingFacilities H okeOvenRecoveryUsing"BigBlock"TechnologyatArcelorMittalDofascoInc . C ONOWALLTM:TheSuccessfulCastingofThroughwallsandEndFluesinCokeOvens M actorsInfluencingtheBestMethodofRepairfortheBatteryTopBrickworkonDTEEnergyServices'No .5Batteryat F EESCokePlant,Detroit,Mich . nfluenceofWallSurfaceUnevennessonCokePushingForce I unCokeandU .S .Steel'sNewCokeandEnergyProject S omparisonofByproductvs .Heat-RecoveryCokemakingTechnologies C anufacturingandCharacteristicsofModernSilicaRefractoryMaterialforCokeOvenBatteries M

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Environmental/ Energy and Utilities

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Environmental/ Electric Steelmaking

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Environmental

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Cokemaking Tues .p .m . rickRubbleRemovalFromtheBaseofanOn-LineBatteryStackatArcelorMittalDofasco B eductionofCokeOvenGasUsage/BatteryHeatingEfficiencyImprovementsatU .S .SteelGaryWorksCoke& R Chemicals nstallationofMassFlowCoalBinsatEESCokeBattery I heDesignandInstallationofaVideoCameraLine-UpSystemforOvenMachinesatDTEEnergyServices,EESCoke T BatteryNo .5,Detroit,Mich . evelopmentsinBlastFurnaceBlow-In D ignificantAdvantagesofRotaryChargingofBlastFurnaces,asComparedWithTraditionalMethodsofCharging S heGimbalTopGoesOn-Line:ANewEraforBlastFurnaceCharging T nalysisoftheEconomyandEmissionsofBlastFurnaceOperationWithTopGasRecycling A NewArchitectureofControlandOperationSystem--PRMintheNewCampaignofaBlastFurnace A awMaterialsforBlastFurnace R ext-GenerationSinteringTechnologies:LatestDevelopmentstoAchieveRealCost-EfficiencyinSinterProduction N HMSA'sBlastFurnaceNo .4OperationWithLow-GradeRawMaterialsforHighestProductivity A redictionofProcessParametersUsingNeuralNetworksinanIronOreSinterPlant P IMETALCorex--PreparedforPresentandFutureIronmakingChallenges S elf-ReductionandtheFutureofIronmaking S ronmakingTechnologySelectionforSpecificSiteConditions I implifiedFlowsheetsforProcessingLow-GradeIronOres S nnovativePathtoIronmaking I tilizationofNon-Direct-ReductionLow-IronPelletsforDirectReductionandMeltingApplication U SWSteelNo .3BlastFurnace:AnIntroductiontoIndia'sLargestBlastFurnace J heNewTATASteel"H"BlastFurnace:DesignConcept,ProjectDevelopmentandOperatingResults T 0MillionTonsintheHearthofBlastFurnaceNo .5atAHMSAMexico 3 dvancedInside-FurnaceMonitoringTechniquesImplementedonaNew5,800m3BlastFurnaceofShagang A on'tLetYourMoneyGoUptheChimney D heFutureofHotBlastStoves T hermalEfficiencyOptimizationoftheHotStoveSystem T umericalSimulatingtheEffectsofHighRadiativeCoatingonHeatTransferProcessintheRegeneratorofaBFHot N Stove evelopmentofaVirtualRealityBlastFurnacePackageUsingCFD D FDSimulationofCo-InjectionofPlasticParticlesandOilIntoaBlastFurnaceRaceway C arametricStudiesonPCIPerformances P irectInjectionofBiofuelinBlastFurnaceIronmaking D rovenPracticeandFutureProspectsofBlastFurnaceFuelInjection P ombustionRateEvaluationforTireBlendsConsideringTheirInjectionIntotheBlastFurnaceTuyeres C anelDiscussion:SolvingBlastFurnaceHearthProblems P igh-ConductivityCopperintheBlastFurnace H everstal"L"BlastFurnaceHearthRefractoriesFindingsandRepairatSparrowsPoint S o .BlastFurnaceStoveRefractoryFindingsandInnovativeSolutions N educingRefractoryCostUsingNewAlO3-SiC-CBricksforHotIronTransport R ddy-FreeTuyeresforaBlastFurnace E uyereLifeImprovementsandOperatingEnhancementsonBBlastFurnaceatGreatLakesWorks,USS T umericalInvestigationandOptimizationofaVenturiScrubber N hysicalandMathematicalModelingofTransientThermalandLiquidFlowInsideaBlastFurnaceHearthDuringthe P TappingPeriod urdenDescendingandRedistributioninaBlastFurnace B haracterizationoftheStateofLKABExperimentalBFHearth C nvestigationofRelatedFactorsofBlastFurnaceSlagFluidityandItsApplication I evelopmentofBurdenDistributionTechnologyatU .S .SteelCanadaHamiltonWorks"E"BlastFurnace D ewApproachestoMeltshopOffgasHeatRecovery N eatRecoveryfortheEAFofGeorgsmarienhütte,Germany H nergyRecoveryTechnologyforEAFs E mplementingHeatRecoveryProjectsintheMetalsIndustry I ncreasingEnergyEfficiencyandReducingCarbonFootprintinSteelmakingWithORCTechnology I

Ironmaking

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Wed .p .m . Ironmaking/ Refractory Systems Mon .p .m .

Ironmaking/ Computer Applications

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Electric Steelmaking/Energy and Utilities

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Electric Steelmaking

Mon .p .m . ormationofanImpromptuEAFProcessTeamatCMCSteelTexas F EAF®Technology:RecentDevelopmentsandResultsatTenarisDalmine,Italy i ingle-ChargeEAFModification:InstallationandExperience S

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Electric Steelmaking Mon .p .m . tart-UpandResultsoftheEAFConsteel PlantofCelsaNordic­MoiRana(Norway) S AFFoamySlaginStainlessSteelProduction:IndustrialExperiencesandFurtherDevelopment E umericalModelingofScrapHeatingbyBurners N xygen/CarbonInjectionSystematCharterSteelClevelandFacilityProjectDescriptionandOperationalResults O ptimizationResultsatFerriereNordUsingEFSOP®Technology O AFOptimization:EfficientUseofChemicalEnergyintheElectricArcFurnace E tate-of-the-ArtOffgasAnalysisattheEAF S etsinSteelmakingUnits:TheSourceofInformationAboutPhysicalandChemicalTransformationIntotheSteelMelt J

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hermodynamicModelingtoImproveFoamySlagPracticeintheEAF T ffectofPreheatingTemperatureontheMeltingandDecarburizationBehaviorofDRIinSteelmakingSlag E StudyonSupersonicCoherentJetCharacteristicsUsingComputationalFluidDynamics A eductionsofIronOxideinEAFSteelmakingSlagbyMetallurgicalCokeandWastePolymerBlends R adiationProtection--AnInvestmentfortheFuture R uto-SlippingCurrentConductiveArmforEAF A odernizationConceptsforElectricSteelmakingShops M oboticSolutionsfortheEAF--FirstPerformanceReview R orwardtothePast! F perationalBenefitsandDesignConsiderationsforaStationaryElectricFurnaceforContinuousSteelmaking O symmetricalPowerControlofACEAFsbyStructure-BorneSoundEvaluation A econdarySystemMechanicalResonanceinNewTall-ShellSDIButlerArcFurnaces:DetectionandSolutions S ault-TolerantSVCArcCompSystemforDCArcFurnaces F ineDifferentialProtectionSystemsUsingLow-PowerCurrentSensorsAppliedtoEAFCircuits L heArCOSFurnaceAutomationConcept--MuchMoreThanaSimpleElectrodeControlSystem T TATCOMforPowerfulFlickerReductionFromElectricArcFurnaceOperation S ynamicModelingoftheBOFforEndpointPredictionUsingEFSOP®Technology D nnovativeDrop-InSensorSystematEssarSteelAlgoma I astinTimeandQuality:EnergySavingsThroughIntegratedHeatTemperatureForecastandSchedulingModel C ime-BasedSchedulingSystemforSteelmakingandContinuousCastingProduction T anelDiscussion:BOFBenchmarkingProject P voidingSloppyBOSProcessBehavior A uickDirectTapatUnitedStatesSteelCorporation'sGaryWorksQ-BOPShop Q roductionImprovementofNo .BOSPatESAI P xperimentalRemarksonSupersonicJetBehaviorinHigh-Temperature,ReactiveAmbientinConnectiontoSteelmaking E Converters ffectsofSomeOperationalParametersonDegasificationRate,MixingTime,SplashingandSkullDevelopmentina E Combined-BlowConverterDuringSteelmakingRefining:APhysicalModelApproach evelopmentofaComprehensiveModelforOxygenSteelmaking D trategiesforUseofSuperheatedSteamDuringStainlessSteelRefininginConverters S scillationMeasurementandMultiphaseFlowSimulationoftheAODProcess O igh-ImpactComputerIntegratedMeltshopManagementSystems--EffectiveImplementationWithSustainedSuccess H ostOptimizationinProductionofStainlessandSpecialSteelsinAODConverterbyUseofOxidicAlloys C esignandStart-Upofa33-TonVacuumInductionFurnaceandConsumableVacuumRemeltShop D peratingPrincipleandPlantDesignoftheVD/VODFacilityatThyssenKruppAcciaiSpecialiTerni(TKAST)forthe O ProductionofSuperferriticStainlessSteel mprovedBasicCarbonRefractoryMaterialforSlidingGatePlateApplication I lidegateMythology S ighlyDurableRefractorySlideNozzlePlateforContinuousCastingofSteel H mprovingLadleStirReliabilityandServiceLifeUsingNewDesignPurgePlug I ncreasingtheRefractoryWearProfileControlontheSteelLadlesatV&MdoBrasil I teelLiquidusTemperatureEstimationFromThermodynamicCalculations S hermodynamicModelingoftheCaF-ContainingSlagsandItsApplicationstoSteelmakingProcesses T n-LineMonitoringofLadleStirring O nfluenceofPlumeEyeAreaontheSurfaceReactionRateofOxygen-WaterSystemUndertheBottomBubbling I Condition ewPatentedandInnovativeDeoxidationPracticeforAluminum-KilledSteelsforSlabandCSPCaster--ReAl® N teelDegassingOperationsUsingMechanicalVacuumPumpSystems S egassing101 D ydrogenandNitrogenControlandBreakoutWarningModelforCastingNon-DegassedSteel H

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Oxygen Steelmaking/ Computer Applications Oxygen Steelmaking

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Specialty Alloy and Foundry

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Continuous Casting Mon .a .m . aterTreatmentChemistryImpactonCSPMillProductQualityandProductionRate W roductivityEnhancementofaThinSlabContinuousCasterbyIncreasingMetallurgicalLengthandSlabThickness P oldFlowModelingofArcelorMittalRiverdaleandPOSCOThinSlabCasters M ear-Net-ShapeCastingofSteel--TheBeltCastingTechnology N heDevelopmentofValue-AddedGradesviatheThin-SlabCastingProcess T nalysisofTi-,Mg-,andZr-BearingInclusionsinUltralowandLow-CarbonSteels A echnologicalUpgradesofSlabCastingPlants:TheDanieliDavyDistingtonExperienceforPlantRenovationsand T PerformanceImprovements ptimizedRollSurfaceTechnologyandNewRollConceptsforContinuousCasting O labCasterRevamping--TheApproachtoExcelintheMarket S IXMASTER--TheFastTundishGradeTransitionSystem M ustomizedHigh-HardnessCoatingSolutionsforContinuousCasterMoldCoppers C

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Mon .p .m . ffectofLadleShroudAlignmentonSteelQualityina4-Strand,Delta-ShapedTundish E ualityImprovementinBloomforSBCSteel Q seofanInstrumentedMoldtoAssessLocalandIntegralHeatTransferinaRoundContinuousCastingMachine U oldTechnologyfortheFuture M dvancedRevampingSolutionsforLongProductCasting A tudyontheInfluenceofSecondaryCoolingWaterCoverageAreaofBloomSurfaceonCoolingEffectinContinuous S CastingofGearingSteel Tues .a .m . mprovementofthePeriodicalMoldLevelFluctuationandSliverDefectsinaSlabCaster I ptimalNozzleDesignforArcelorMittalDofasco'sNo .1ContinuousCasterforMinimizingSliverDefects O ptimizationofaSubmergedEntryNozzleDesigntoReduceNon-MetallicInclusionsinLinePipeSteel O ffectsofFCMoldonSlabandFinalProductQualitiesatLowThroughputs E xperimentalStudyonHeatTransferBehaviorThroughtheMoldFluxFilmBetweentheSolidifyingShellandMold E NovelSteady-StateTechniqueforMeasuringtheHeatExtractedbySecondaryCoolingSprays A heSophisticatedAirMistNozzleforSecondaryCoolingoftheContinuousCaster T ptimizationofSurfaceQualityThroughMouldThermalMonitoring O ffectofMeltingandCastingParametersontheHotDuctilityBehaviorofNb-BearingBeams,BilletsandSlabs E heEffectofHydrogenonMoldHeatRemovalinContinuousCasting T aterModelingofStirringandBrakingProcessesinaSlabCasterMold W evelopmentoftheSelf-BrakingNozzleforSteelSlabContinuousCastingProcess D ncreasingCastingSpeedWithoutModelLevelHuntingRiskUsingSwitchingControl I mprovingCenterlineSegregationControlonX70Products I orrelationBetweenF-ValueandSliverIndexforUltralow-CarbonSteelGradesatArcelorMittalDofasco'sNo .1 C ContinuousCaster heNatureofInternalDefectsinContinuouslyCastSteelandTheirImpactontheFinalProductQuality T trategiesforFlexibleHotStripMillModernizations--ConceptsforModernizationandExtensionofHotStripMills S odernizationofHotStripMills--Concepts,ImplementationsandResults M rvediESP(EndlessStripProduction)FirstThinSlabEndlessCastingandRollingResults A ddingValuetotheHotRolledCoilBusinessatBurnsHarborbyReducingtheNumberofUnplannedRollChanges A WhileSharingTechnicalExperiencesoftheArcelorMittalGroup evelopmentofaBendingForceFeedforwardControlSysteminHotContinuousRolling D orkRollTemperatureandThermalCrownMeasurementtoImproveRollCoolingEfficiency W IROLLHMWorkRollLubricationforElectricalEnergyReductionandStripSurfaceImprovement S educingCarbonFootprintsWithGreenHotMillLubricants R SSWorkRollsforHotMillFinishingStands:KeystoSuccess H roductivityOptimizationatDufercoFarrell's60-InchHotStripMill P arWidthChangeinFinishingStandsoftheHotStripMill B illLevelModelinImprovementofProductQualityandProductivity M ualityPerformanceReportsImprovesMillOperation Q heEconomicValueofChromePlatinginColdReductionandTemperMillRolling T hromePlatingAlternativesforRolls C seofHigh-ChromeRollsinColdMills U mplementationofIn-ServiceKeyParametersofHSSWorkRollGradeDedicatedtoAdvancedColdRolling I punCastSemi-HSSWorkRollsinTemperMillApplications S anelDiscussion:TheFutureofHexavalentChromium P

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Cold Sheet Rolling Tues .a .m . hemicalRemovalofInternalScaleFromtheHClPickleLiquorPipeline C IROLLCISCM--UpgradingofColdRollingTandemMillstoContinuousOperation S LTCMNetworkTopologies P tripCleanliness,ExtractingNewDataFromtheRollingOilTGABurnoffCurve S ntegratedNewDownstreamFacilitiesatAcciaieriaArvedi(Italy) I dvancedTechnologiesforSkinpassingofStainlessSteelandCarbonSteel A itfortheFuturebyModernization--TheLatestSolutionsforTandemColdMills F akingBatchAnnealingOptimizationtotheNextLevel T fficientCoolantRemovalFromMetalStriponCold/TemperMills E PanelDiscussion:OperatingIssues imulationofStripLateralDynamicsonContinuousProcessingLines S MethodforRollAlignmentbyMeansofInertialTechnologyUsingPARALIGN® A mprovingtheGalvanizingProcess--ElectromagneticStripStabilizationandComplementarySolutions:eMASS,eWIPE, I eBACS raphicalToolforBottleneckIdentificationandProductivityImprovementsinSteelStripProcessingLines G ewElectrolyticTinningLineandTin-FreeSteelLineforBaosteel,China N umericalInvestigationofAirKnivesWithMultiple-ImpingingSlotJetsinContinuousHot-DipGalvanizing N ettingtheRightInformationtoSolveCoatingProblems G nalysisofEdgeBuilduponAluminizedSteelStripUsingComputationalFluidDynamics(CFD)andMetallography A heInfluenceofTemperatureandAluminumContentonGalvannealedCoating T echanicalPropertiesandDevelopmentofHot-DipCoatedSolid-Solution-StrengthenedLow-CarbonSteelsfor M Automobiles odernProcessModelstoImproveProductQualityonPlateMills M odernizationoftheHeavyPlateRollingMillatDongkuk M aximizedAssetReliabilityandPerformanceConnectedtoPDAInspection M hePlateMillasaMetallurgicalTool T woHundredYearsofRollingontheBrandywine T TargetedApproachtoOptimizingthePlateMill A ewDevelopmentsinDrivetrainsforRoughingandPlateMills N enovaFlexyTech®RegenerativeFlamelessBurners T escaleSystemDesign D hapeImprovementinCut-to-LengthLinesWithanIn-LineQuartoSkinpassMill S rojectManagementModelsforLongProductRollingMills P ashforClunkersintheReheatFurnaceWorld C tayingAheadoftheCurve--BeatingtheCommissioningScheduleforContinuousSlabCasters S he750,000Tons/YearSBQRollingMill,PartoftheCompleteMinimillatNucorSteelMemphisInc . T ewMillStandsforNewDuties N uenchandTempering:AnUnfamiliarProcessinNorthAmerica Q uenchedandSelf-TemperedRebar--ProcessOverview,Layout,OperationalParametersandCostSavings Q heHouseoftheWorld'sLongestBillet--TheNewMicromillDanieli(MI .DA®)atCMCSteelAirzona;AnInnovative T ProcessfortheMostCompetitiveProductionofRebarProduct otallyControlledSafetySystemWithZeroImpactonProductivityforaBarRollingMill T mprovementofWireRodsProcessingTechnology I echanicalStudyforReducingShell/CoreBondSeparationofDuplexCastWorkRollsforaHotStripMill M nterpretationofUTandECResultsinRollTesting I ltrasonicTestAutomation U anelDiscussion:RollInspection P olidificationandMicrostructureDuringSlabContinuousCastingofSteel S nvestigationofMoldFluxEntrainmentinCCMoldsDuetoShear-LayerInstability I ntrapmentofInclusionsinaBilletContinuousCastingBillet:IndustrialObservationandModeling E evelopmentofaValidated3-DThermalModelforArcelorMittalDofasco'sNo .ContinuousCasterMoldtoEvaluate D DesignImprovementsforHigh-SpeedCasting

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Galvanizing

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AISTech Technical Program (continued)

Metallurgy - Processing, Products and Applications Mon .a .m . mprovementinStripTemperatureControlofHigh-StrengthSteelinaRadiantTubeFurnace I atingInclusionsinanAs-CastCarbonSteel R igh-SpeedDeformationof15%MnSteelWithFineLamellarStructureConsistingofFerriteandAustenitePhases H evelopmentofNano-SizePrecipitationStrengtheningHotRolledAutomobileSteels D ffectsofSiliconContentonMechanicalPropertiesinaLightweightAge-HardenableFe-30Mn-9Al-XSi-0 .9C-0 .5MoSteel E icrostructureandMechanicalPropertiesComparisonofDirectQuenchedVersusReaustenitizedandQuenchedPlate M Non-DestructiveInspectionSystemforMeasuringMechanical-TechnologicalPropertiesofSteelGrades A heUGRProcess:TheDanieliInnovativeProcessforLow-CostProductionofSeismicConcreteReinforcementSteel T ffectsofContinuousCastSectionSizeonTorsionalFatigueof1050Steel E alueCreationThroughR&DatArcelorMittal V esearchandDevelopmentinMaking,ManufacturingandUseofNewSteelsandSteelProcessesatMissouriS&T R ecentSteelResearchattheDepartmentofFerrousMetallurgyofRWTHAachenUniversity R ndustry-UniversityCollaborativeResearchActivitiesatCISR I teelResearchatUBC'sCentreforMetallurgicalProcessEngineering S ovelIronmakingIronmakingTechnologywithGreatlyReducedCOEmissionandEnergyConsumption N esign,Construction,EquipmentandStaffforaNewResearchandDevelopmentFacilityatSSABNorthAmerica D ontinuousCastingConsortiumResearchEffortsattheUniversityofIllinois C ModelforIndustry-UniversityCollaboration A nterdisciplinaryResearchesonSteelmakingProcessBasedontheConceptofIndustrialEcology I evelopmentsonaWeb-basedMetalTechnologyandMetalInformationNetwork D etectionofInternalDefectsPriortoValue-AddedProcessestoMinimizeFinalProductSurfaceDefects D ntercriticallyAustemperedSteel I XPERT5i--QualitySoftwareModulesintheEPROMIArchitectureforIncreasedSteelProductionEfficiency E heAdvancedSteelProcessingandProductsResearchCenterattheColoradoSchoolofMines:Overview T enterforInnovationThroughVisualizationandSimulation(CIVS) C heWorkingGroup,"ContinuousCasting:MetallurgicalandMaterials(MCC)"atLeobenUniversity T naugurationofIRIS,InstituteofResearchofIronandSteel,forShaSteelinChina I heMcGillMetalsProcessingCentre:AUniversity-IndustryPartnershipforProcessMetallurgy T esearchActivitiesonCleanSteelandModelingatMissouriS&T R nvestigationIntoaHSMFinishingStandDefectWhichGeneratedFeO-TypeLamination I ffectofCeriumontheInoculationofAcicularFerriteinHotRolledFeMnAlCSteel E roductionofFine-GrainedAs-RolledStructuralPlateSteels P ineGrainPracticeRevisited F icroalloyPrecipitationinHotChargedSlabs M xygen-EnhancedLadlePreheatingSystems:ImprovedTap-to-TapCycleTimeandOperatingCostReductions O escriptionofaSimulationMethodforEvaluatingtheThermalPropertiesofInsulationMaterialsUsedonanEvaporative D SkidCoolingSysteminReheatFurnaces erviceWaterReliability--RepairandMaintenanceorCapitalInvestment S MultifacetedApproachtoReducingElectricityCostsintheSteelIndustry A mprovedTechnologyinSectionControlforWireRodMills I IP08FlatnessMeasurementandControlSystem V liminatingProcessDowntimeCausedbySpeedandPositionSensors E n-ProcessMeasurementofOrganicCoatingThicknessUsingaFull-SpectrumInfraredSensor I nnovativeDesignofNewLaser-BasedThicknessGauges I dvancementsinUltrasonicEMATTechnologyforHigh-TemperatureMaterialThicknessMeasurements A dvancementandInnovationinACDriveTechnologyAllowsDevelopmentofNewTitaniumBloomingMillinCalifornia, A Pa . esistiveGroundingCaseStudy:AReviewofOneIndustrialFacility'sSuccessfulEfforttoResistivelyGrounda34 .5kV R PowerDistributionSystem nnovativeMethodsforIntegratingUtilityandProductionAutomationSystems I anelDiscussion:ElectricalApplications P ynchronousandInductionMotorsforMainDriveApplications S singElectronicDataRecorderstoLowerMillElectricalDowntime U ybridDC-DC-ACMainDrivefortheILVA,TarantoFinishingMill H dvancedandReliableDriveSystemsfortheRollingMillIndustry A nIndustrialPowerSystemManagementforHigh-Quality,UninterruptedPowerSupplyatTataSteel A

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Computer Applications Mon .p .m . utomaticRollLoadersforIntelligentRollShops A evampingMESandL3SystemsintheIronandSteelIndustry R asyAccesstoEverything--HowtheWebCanBringItAllTogether E LeanSupplyChainManufacturingModel A rocessIntegrationasaToolforDecision-MakersintheSteelIndustry P ModernSoftwarePhilosophyAppliedtoRadioactivePrecisionGauging trategicDemolitionImpactAnalysis--APlanforAgingInfrastructure S tilizingHigh-Definition3-DLaserScanningTechnologytoObtainAs-BuiltInformationtoStreamlineRetrofit U Improvements oleoftheIndustrialEngineerinToday'sSteelProducingEnvironment R rojectExcellenceEvaluation--UnitedStatesSteelCorporationFairfieldWorks'CoalGrindingFacility P anelDiscussion:AchievingProjectExcellence P ptimizingIndirectProductionCost O ustifyingReliabilityProjectsUtilizinganA3 J unYourMaintenanceDepartmentasaBusiness R equirementsforaStandardTestofRadialShaftSealsinHeavyIndustry R ir/OilTurretBearingImprovesEAFTurretBearingReliability,ReducesOperationCost,andImprovesSafetyinService A nvestingTimeinYourselftoBenefitYourCompany I eadershipinReliability L eliabilityAchievementGoldAward:ArcFurnaceTapChangerFailures:AMultifacetedApproachtoImprovingthe R ReliabilityandPerformanceofEAFTransformerOn-LoadTapChangers ecreasingMTTRUsingSplitSealTechnology D asterNozzleProtection C dvancesinBearingReclamation A igrationofTriboelectricCharginginIndustrialHydraulicandLubricatingFluids--CaseStudiesinthePrimaryMetals M MarketSegment actorstoConsiderintheSelectionofaMillGrease F ovelPolyalkyleneGlycol-BasedHydraulicFluids N areandMaintenanceofHydraulicFluids C pplicationofanIntelligentCentralizedLubricationSystemintheIronandSteelIndustry A ilCleanlinessSpecificationforMORGOILBearingsComesFullCircle O uardingBeltConveyors G ptimizedMaterialFlowinPlatePlantsbyIntegrationofSchedulingandWarehouseManagement O utomatedMaterialTrackingviaRFIDTechnologies A egulatoryImpactonDieselEngineEmissions R illBuildingLoadandForceCriteria M illBuildingInspections M CVariableFrequencyDriveWithStaticSteplessSimulationSoftwareOutperformsTraditionalStaticSteplessCrane A Control orldClassCraneandRunwaySystemforthe1stCentury W

Project and Construction Management

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Mill Buildings Cranes

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Conference Proceedings

Asanadditionalbenefitofconferenceattendance,onecopyoftheAISTech010Proceedingson CD-ROMwillbeincludedinthefullconferenceorone-daypaidregistrationfeeandwillbeavailable on-site .AdditionalcopiesoftheAISTech010ProceedingsinsoftboundbookformorCD-ROMmay bepre-orderedontheAdvanceRegistrationFormonpage19ofthisbrochure .

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2010 AIST Association-Level Award Honorees

Thefollowingindividualswillreceive010AISTAwardsduringthePresident'sAwardBreakfastatAISTech010 .KentPeaslee,chairof theAwardsandRecognitionProgramCommittee,guidedtheawardselectionprocess . Pleasevisitwww .AIST .orgformoreinformation abouteachawardandtheAwardsandRecognitionProgram .Fulldetailsregardingtheawardsandthe010recipientswillbepublished intheJuly010issueofIron&SteelTechnology .

AIST William T. Hogan, S.J. Lecture Award

· John P . Surma, chairman and CEO, United States Steel Corporation(Photograph on page 4)

AIST Outstanding Chapter Award

Thegrantingoftheseawardsisbasedonstatistics asof Dec . 31,009 .TheIndiaMemberChapterwillreceivethisawardfor both the greatest percentage increase in membership (44 .1%) and the greatest numerical increase in membership (30) . N .K . Guha,advisortothechairman,RamsarupGroup,isthecurrent secretaryoftheIndiaMemberChapter .

AIST Steelmaker of the Year

·RatanN .Tata,chairman,TataIndustries

AIST Distinguished Member and Fellow Award

·RaymondS .Milman,seniorstaffengineer,MiddoughInc .

AIST Hunt-Kelly Outstanding Paper Award (AIME)

· irstPlacefortheirpaperentitled, "DecarburizationandSlag F Formation Model for Electric Arc Furnace": Raimundo A .F .O . Fortes,HiroyukiMatsuuraandRichardJ .Fruehan · econd Place for their paper entitled, "Experience With an S InnovativeOn-LineInclusionDeterminationSystemforLiquid Steel":RandallP .Stone,ClaytonC .LiuandPeterC .Glaws · hirdPlacefortheirpaperentitled,"CopperPlatingPhenomenon T DuringPicklingofSteel":MarkA . Nicholls,ZaferKoont,Brian D .Nelson,DarrenBrayandJeffreyFelker

AIST Tadeusz Sendzimir Memorial Medal

·GeraldR .Heffernan,president,G .R .Heffernan&Associates

AIST Brimacombe Memorial Lecture

· henn Q . Zhou, professor, department head of mechanical C engineering, director -- CVIS, Purdue University Calumet

(Photograph on page 3)

AIST John F. Elliott Lectureship

· avid G .C . Robertson, professor emeritus of metallurgical D engineering,MissouriUniversityofScience&Technology

2009 AIME Honorary Member

·RobertG .H .Lee,retiredfromAirLiquide

AIST Benjamin F. Fairless Award (AIME)

· nthonyJ .DeArdo,professor,UniversityofPittsburgh A

R.N. Tata

R.S. Milman

G.R. Heffernan

D.G.C. Robertson

A.J. DeArdo

N.K. Guha

R.A.F.O. Fortes

H. Matsuura

R.J. Fruehan

R.P. Stone

C.C. Liu

M.A. Nicholls

Z. Koont

B.D. Nelson

D. Bray

J. Felker

R.G.H. Lee

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Students at AISTech

Attention Students Studentsinalldisciplinesofengineeringwithatechnicalinterest intheironandsteelindustrycanbenefitfromattendingthismajor internationalconferenceandexposition .Withmorethan350technical presentations and North America's largest steel exposition, AISTech010offersmanyoptionstoexpandyourknowledgeand networkingbase .Theprogramwillshowcaseadvancementsinall phasesofironmaking,steelmaking,rollingandfinishingprocesses, andthevariousengineering,equipmentandprocesstechnologies . Tremendous employment opportunities are available in today's steelindustry,andAISTechcanhelpyougetconnected! Corporate Sponsors for Student Events

Student Schedule

Sunday, May 2 · Plant Tour --TMKIPSCOisamanufacturerofawiderangeof carbonandalloyedseamlessandweldedpipeproductsprimarily for energy applications . Its product offering includes seamless tubing and casing, drill pipe, line pipe, coupling stock, premium connections and oilfield accessories . Welded pipe products are casingandtubingforoilandgaswells,linepipe,standardpipe andhollowstructuralsections .TMKIPSCOalsohassteelmaking facilities producing steel billets for the manufacturing of seamlesspipesandhollows .ThisplantofTMKIPSCOisaseamless tube mill . A bus will pick up students at 1 p .m . and return at 4 p .m . Advance registration using the Student Participation Form isrequired . · Orientation--JoinstudentsfromotheruniversitiesfororientationintheWestinConventionCenterHotelat6:30p .m .,followed byacasualdinnerandreceptionat7:30p .m .Theorientationwill provideanupdateonAISTandinformationonthevaluabletechnicalandsocialeventsavailabletostudentsatAISTech .AnAIST memberwilldiscusstheironandsteelindustry'sopportunitiesfor youngprofessionals,aswellastheimportanceofmembershipin AIST .Thereceptionfollowingwillgivestudentsanopportunityto speaktothecorporatesponsorsaboutinternshipsandjobs . · Steel Scavenger Hunt --Conferencescavengerhuntformswill be distributed at orientation on Sunday, May . Students will be askedtofindinformationaboutAISTech011,ironandsteel-relatedcompanies,andAISTanditsmembers .Completedformsmust beturnedinbynoononWednesday,May5attheAISTService CenterintheExhibitHall .Prizeswillbedrawnat:30p .m . Monday, May 3 · Technical Sessions -- Students are encouraged to attend the manytechnicalsessionsofvaryingtopicsfromto5p .m . · Student Project Presentation Contest -- The contest will be held from 9:30 a .m . to 11:30 a .m . in the David L . Lawrence ConventionCenter . Undergraduatestudentswhoparticipatewill present their projects in a 15-minute, session-type atmosphere . Presentation topics should be technical in nature . Students will bejudgedontechnicalcontent,topiccoverageandpresentation skills . All participants will receive $300 toward travel reimbursement . Thetopthreefinalistswillreceivecashprizes:$1,500for first place, $1,000 for second place and $500 for third place . Advance registration is required using the AISTech Student Participation Form, and space is limited to eight participants . If youdonotplantoenterthiscontest,besuretoattendtosupport yourfellowstudents . · Awards and Prizes--Contestawardswillbepresentedat11:45 a .m . following the Student Project Presentation Contest in the DavidL .LawrenceConventionCenter . · Student Lunch With AIST Foundation Board of Trustees -- EnjoyacasuallunchwithmembersoftheAISTFoundationBoard of Trustees from 1:30 to 1:30 p .m . at the Westin Convention CenterHotel .AdvanceregistrationisrequiredusingtheAISTech StudentParticipationForm,availableatwww .AISTech .org . · Reception--AreceptionwillbeheldintheExhibitHallfrom5to 6p .m .Takeadvantageofthisnetworkingopportunity! · Social -- Students are invited to ride The Duquesne Heights Incline up Mt . Washington, visit the museum, then head to the Hard Rock Café for dinner . Following dinner there may be time to explore Station Square . A bus will depart from the Westin ConventionCenterHotelat6:30p .m .andreturnat9:30p .m .

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Registration IncludesconferenceproceedingsonCD-ROM,technicalsessions, exposition,TownHallForum,andTownHalllunchcoupon . Members (membership through Material Advantage) dvanceRegistration A Complementary egistrationafter4/10/10 $5 R Nonmembers dvanceRegistration A $5(includesone-yearmember shiptoMaterialAdvantage) egistrationafter4/10/10 50(includesone-yearmemberR $ shiptoMaterialAdvantage) ThedeadlineforadvanceregistrationisApril 12, 2010. Student Participation Form All students, in addition to registering for the conference, are required to complete a Student Participation Form, available at www .AISTech .org . Contact Lori Wharrey at [email protected] .org or (74)814-3044ifyouhaveanyquestions . Travel Grants Both the AIST Foundation and the Material Advantage student programhavefundsavailablefortravelassistanceforundergraduatestudentswhowishtoattendAISTech010 .MaterialAdvantage fundsareavailabletoMaterialAdvantageChapters($500) . AIST Foundation funds are available to individual students ($50) who attend a university without a Material Advantage Chapter . Funds are granted on a first-come, first-served basis . The number of travelgrantsavailableislimited,soapplyearlyusingtheAISTech StudentParticipationForm . Conferenceregistrationisrequiredfor alltravelgrantrecipients . Session Monitors AISToffersstudentstheopportunitytoearn$50persessionwhile attendingAISTechasasessionmonitor . Spaceislimited,sosign upearlyusingtheStudentParticipationForm .Questionsshouldbe [email protected] .org . AISTech 2010 Attendance Challenge AISTinvitesalluniversitiestotakepartintheAISTechAttendance Challenge!The university with the highest number of students in attendancewillreceive$500 .

Questions should be directed to Lori Wharrey at [email protected] or (724) 814-3044.

TMK IPSCO Koppel Tubulars Corp.

Thursday, May 6 · 7:30 a.m.­Noon

Cost:Member$50,Nonmember$75 (Tourislimited)

U. S. Steel­Mon Valley Works

Thursday, May 6 · 7:30 a.m.­Noon

Cost:Member$50,Nonmember$75 (Tourislimited)

United States Steel TheTMKIPSCOKoppeloperationoffersan Corporation is a leading extensivelineofseamlesstubularproducts . manufacturer of value-added TheseproductsaremanufacturedattheTMK steel products and primarily IPSCO Koppel plant located in Ambridge, servestheautomotive,appliPa .(nearPittsburgh) .TMKIPSCOKoppelis ance, container, construction a premier producer of seamless oil country tubulargoods,drillpipe,couplingstockand andenergymarketsinNorthAmericaandCentralandWestern linepipeusedintheexploration,production Europe .HeadquarteredintheUnitedStates,U .S .Steelhasan annualrawsteelmakingcapabilityof3 .3millionnettons .The andtransmissionofoilandnaturalgas . company is also engaged in several other business activities, Seamless products are manufactured from including coke and iron ore pellet production, transportation castroundbilletsproducedinanelectricarcfurnaceandladle services(railroadandbargeoperations),andrealestate . refiningfacilitieslocatedinKoppel,Pa . InAmbridge,solidcast The company's vision states it more simply: Making Steel . roundbilletsareheatedinarotaryhearthfurnacetotempera- WorldCompetitive . BuildingValue . U .S . Steelisfirstandforeturesover,000°F . Billetsexittherotaryfurnacetothepiercer mostasteelmakerfocusedonthemaking,shapingandtreating forconversiontotubehollows .Hollowsmovethroughtheman- ofsteel . drelmill,wherewallthicknessisgeneratedthroughan8-stand floatingmandrelmillprocess .Tubesexitthemandrelmilltothe Tour Facilities stretch reduction mill, where they are rolled to diameter . After ThehotendofMonValleyWorksisthehistoricEdgarThomson the stretch mill process, tubes are cut to length for finishing . Plant -- Andrew Carnegie's first steel mill -- built in 1875 . Finishing and further processing operations include premium Productionfacilitiesincludetwoblastfurnaces,abasicoxygen and API production tube upsetting, normalizing, quench and steelmakingfacilitysupportedbyladlemetallurgicalandvacutemper, straightening, threading, EMI inspection, hydrotesting umdegassingprocessingunits,andadual-strandslabcaster . andcoating . Finishingfacilities,housedattheIrvinPlant,includeahotstrip mill,picklelines,acoldreductionmill,arecoillineandacoatingline . Pleasenote:Allnon-U .S .citizensMUSTprovideacopyoftheir passporttoAISTatthetimeofregistrationfortheMonValley Workstour .

TMKIPSCOKoppelTubularsCorp . TheEdgarThomsonPlantof U .S .Steel'sMonValleyWorks TheIrvinPlantof U .S .Steel's MonValleyWorks

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Housing Information

1. Westin Convention Center 1000PennAve . 2. Omni William Penn 530WilliamPennPl . 3. Doubletree City Center 1BigelowSquare 4. Marriott City Center 11WashingtonPl . 5. Renaissance Pittsburgh 1076thSt . 6. Hilton Pittsburgh 600CommonwealthPl . 7. Hampton Inn 147SmallmanSt . 8. Sheraton Station Square 300WestStationSquareDr .

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Hotelaccommodationsfor AISTechareverylimited .Forthe latestinformationconcerning availability,pleasevisittheAIST Websiteatwww .AISTech .org .

McKeown

AFRICAN ADVENTURE

All proceeds benefit the AIST Foundation

Raffle

Win an exciting trip for two to the Mountainview Private Game Ranch in South Africa

This amazing trip includes:

Each $20 donation to the AIST Foundation gets you a chance to WIN!

· Seven days and six nights stay for two people · Round-trip airfare from Dulles, Atlanta or New York airports to Johannesburg, South Africa · Round-trip transfers (2.5 hrs.) from Johannesburg airport to resort · Choice of five different accommodations from luxury tents to exclusive villas

· Flexible scheduling between August 15 and October 15, 2010 · Includes all meals and drinks at the resort (except alcoholic beverages) · Featured activities with this trip include: night game drive in open safari vehicle, crocodile farm tour, golf, waterfall picnic, quad ride, spa · Trip insurance, tips and taxes are not included

Tickets are available for purchase:

· Online at the Foundation Web site, www.AISTFoundation.org, or at the AISTech registration Web site, www.AISTech.org, until April 23, 2010, at midnight · On-site during AISTech 2010 until Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at 1 p.m. EDT

Refer to our Web site, www.AISTFoundation.org, for rules and regulations. Winner will be drawn May 5, 2010, in the AIST Foundation Booth (#2409) in the Exhibit Hall of AISTech 2010.

Visit the McKeown booth #1129

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List of Exhibitors

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A .I .C .AutomazioniIndustriali Capitanio A .T .S .Electro-Lube International A .W .ChestertonCo . ABBInc . AbresistCorp . AccessAmericaTransport AceWorldCompaniesInc . ACIDAGmbH&Co .KG AdvancedMachine& EngineeringCo . AerometIndustriesInc . AffivalInc . AIMMachinery AirProductsandChemicals Inc . AirStreamSystemsInc . AISI AISTMexicoA .C . AjaxToccoMagnethermic AluminumAssociation AMEPAAmericaInc . AmerairIndustriesInc . AmericanChemical TechnologiesInc . American Metal Market AmericanRollerBearingCo . AmericanSensorsCorp . AmeriFabInc . AMIGE AnchorSealsInc . AnhuiTaierHeavyIndustryCo . Ltd . AppliedFluidsLLC ASBIndustriesInc . ASKOInc .,AmericanShear KnifeDiv . AtlanticTrack AutomationandControl Technology(ACT) Avtron

BeijingTianyuchua MetallurgicalEquipment Co .Ltd . BeltConveyorGuarding Belzona BenginexInternationalTrading Co .Ltd . BerryMetalCo . BertholdTechnologies BetaLaserMikeInc . BloomEngineeringCo .Inc . Bolenz&SchaeferGmbH BollFilterCorp . BoltechInc . Bolttech-ManningsInc .

CavotecUSAInc . CCRTechnologiesInc . CCTECEngineeringCo .Ltd . CECCombustionSafety CervisInc . CHMHILL CHLSystems CIDAssociatesInc . ClineCo .,The CMCAmericas CMIHeavyIndustries CMRCLubricationCo . ­BeijingCMRCScience& TechnologyDevelopment Co .

DiamondGraphite DiamondPowerControls &Diagnostics(formerly DiamondElectronics) DoverHydraulics DraftoCorp . DrivesLLC DubricIndustriesInc . DustControlTechnologyInc . Dustex

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EbnerFurnacesInc . EC&MCo .LLC EgonEvertzKG/ETS EMGUSAInc . Empco(Canada)Ltd . Enerpac EngartInc .DBAEngloInc . EnprotechSteelServices EQEngineersLLC ErgolinesLab ErieCopperWorksInc . Eriez ESWInc . ETAEngineeringInc . Everloy ExtrelCMSLLC

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Falk-PLIEngineering& Surveying FAROBearings FedmetResources/Fedmet Refractories FiltertechInc . FivesStein FlameTechnologiesInc . FlandersElectricMotor ServiceInc . Fluor FuchsLubricantsCo .

BRAUNMachineTechnologies LLC BrilexIndustriesInc . Bronx/Taylor-Wilson BrukerElemental BuschInternational ButechBliss BWFEnvironmentalServices

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BadischeStahl-Engineering GmbH BAOSTEELROLL&BSEE BarHydraulicsInc . BEDAOxygentechnicUSAInc . BeijingFangdaCarbon-Tech Co .Ltd .

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C&EPlasticsInc . C .R .CuscinettiA .RulliSRL CableformInc . CaldwellGroupInc .,The CanmetENERGY CarmeuseLime&Stone CaseyEquipment CastrolIndustrialNAInc . CattronGroupInternational CavCom

Cognex COHInc . ConceptSolution Conductix-Wampfler ContinentalFieldMachining ControlChief ConverteamInc . CoolingTowerDepotInc . CorewireLtd . CQSInnovationInc . CVMSystemsLLC

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Gantrex,amemberofthe GantryGroup GEEnergy GlobalGaugeCorp . GlobexCorp . Gore&AssociatesInc . GP GrafTechInternational GraphiteElectrodeSalesInc . GraphiteIndiaLtd . GraycorBlastingCo .Inc GraycorIndustrialConstructors Inc .

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Danieli&C .SpA DanthermFiltration DelavanSprayTechnologies DeltaUSAInc . DengfengHaonanRefractories Co .Ltd . DeublinCo .

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GreatLakesIndustrial SolutionsInc . GundCo .,The GustavWiegardNorthAmerica LP

JPSteelPlantechCo . JWHicksInc .

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MackManufacturingInc . MagidGlove&Safety Magneco/MetrelInc . MagnesitaRefractories ManagementScience AssociatesInc . MAXEnvironmental TechnologiesInc . MBIGraphite/M .BrashemInc . McKeownGroup MeasurementSystems International MedartInc . MelterS .A .deC .V . MerkelHeavyIndustry,a divisionofFreudenbergNOK

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KadanConsultantsInc . KARKAG KettenWulfUSAL .P . KeyBellevillesInc . KMAManufacturingLLC KMEAmericaInc . KonecranesAmericaInc . KressCorp . KrosakiUSAInc . KT-GrantInc . KubotaMetalCorp .

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H .E .F .USA HardHatServices HarscoMetals(formerlyknown asMultiServ) Hatch ·HatchIAS ·HatchSteelTechnologies HauckManufacturingCo . Hauhinco HBIAssociationLtd . HefeiOrientMetallurgical EquipmentCo .Ltd . HEGLtd . HeraeusElectro-NiteCo . Herr-VossStamco HLHydraulicInc . ·Bolenz&SchaeferGmbH ·SHammelmannCorp . Hoist&CraneServiceGroup HortonInternationalCo .Ltd . HoseMasterInc . HydroAireInc . HydrotechnikGmbH

MorganEngineeringSystems Inc . MorgantownMachine& Hydraulics MorrisMaterialHandling MSSIRefractory MTSSensors MunroeInc .

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N .A .WaterSystems NalcoCo . NelsonStudWelding NewIndiaElectricalsLtd . NicroS .p .A . NorthropGrummanInformation Systems N-SIDE NSKCorp . NTNBearingCorp .ofAmerica

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OhioMagneticsInc .,a subsidiaryofHBD IndustriesInc . OilSkimmersInc . OliverUSA OrivalWaterFilters OschatzGmbH

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PANalytical PannierCorp . PaulWurth PerformanceImprovementInc . PertSRL Philippi-HagenbuchInc . PKGEquipmentInc . PollutionEquipementNews/ RimbachPublishingInc . PolyCycleIndustrialProducts Inc . PolymetAlloysInc . PolytecInc . PowerAssetRecoveryCorp . PowerElectronicsInternational Inc . PraxairInc . PRCOAmerica/Puyang Refractories PremierPowerMaintenance ProcessEquipment­Barron Industries ProcessTechnology InternationalInc . PruftechnikServiceInc . PTInternationalCorp .

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LAKOSSeparators&Filtration Systems LAND,anAMETEKcompany LAPLaserLLC LarpenMetallurgicalService LechlerInc . LenoxInstrumentCo .Inc . LifeCycleEngineering LimabNA LISMARInc . LovemanSteelCorp . L-TecSteelIndustryProducts LudecaInc . LumaSenseTechnologies LuoYangHongTuoHeavy GearboxCo .Ltd .

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J .PoliInc . J .B .Kintner&Sons J .R .MerrittControlsInc . JamesWalker JayneIndustriesInc . JendcoCorp . JohnsonIndustriesLtd .

MessingerBearings MetalProductsand Engineering­U .S .LLC Metcar METEC011/Messe DuesseldorfNorthAmerica MetlSawSystemsInc . Middough Midrex MidwescoFilterResourcesInc . Mikron MikroPul MincoGroup Minteq Mitsubishi-HitachiMetals MachineryInc . MoffittCorp . MORE

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RAMONScience&Technology Co .Ltd . RaytekCorp . ReliacheckManufacturingInc . RenoldCouplings&Gears RHI RiiseInc . RobinsonEngineeringCo .Inc . RobinsonFansInc . ROSSControls RoyalBearingInc .

·SMSConcastAmericaInc . ·SMSMillcraftLLC ·SMSElothermNorthAmerica ·FontaineEngineeringInc . ·DreverInternational SNC-Lavalin/Capital Engineering SonicAirSystems SPANCOInc .(Cranes andRigidLifelinesFall Protection) SpecialtySawInc . SperianProtection SprayingSystemsCo . SRIQualitySystemRegistrar Inc . StahleisenCommunications

TarrantHydraulicServiceLLC TCKWireRopeInspection TechnologyCo .Ltd . TDIGroupLLC TebuloNA TechnicalWeighingServices Inc . TechnosparkIndustriesIndia (P)Ltd . TECO-WestinghouseMotor Co . TekleenAutomaticFiltersInc . TemtekSolutions Tenova ThermoScientific Thermo-CalcSoftware ThermocastSpA

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UKCarbonandGraphite UMECC UniluxInc . UnionElectricSteel/DavyRoll Co . UnitedStatesSteel Corporation UniversalUrethaneProducts Inc .

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S .I .T .AmericaInc . S .P .KinneyEngineersInc . SachtlebenChemieGmbH SarcladNorthAmericaL .P . SchneiderElectric SchonsheckInc . SchustEngineeringInc . SECO/WARWICK SeifertCompanies SenTekCorp . SentekSolutionsInc . SertMetalUSA SESLLC SevernTrentServices SGLCarbonLLC ShandongHuiminScience& TechnologyCo .Ltd . ShanghaiPubangMechanism andElectricManufacture Co .Ltd . SHARPSolutions ShellLubricants ShenwangPioneerTech .Corp . Beijing ShermcoIndustriesInc . ShowaDenkoCarbonInc . SichuanGuanghanShida CarbonCo .Ltd . SICK SIDERTECHLLC SIDERTECHS .A . SiemensIndustryInc . SignalMetalIndustries SinosteelEquipment& EngineeringCo .Ltd . SMSgroup ·SMSSiemagLLC ·SMSMeerServiceInc ./SMS MeerGmbH

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WalkerMagnetics Wear-ConceptsInc . WeldingAlloysGroup WesternPennsylvaniaSteel FabricatingInc . WhitingCorp . WhitingEquipmentCanada WinkleIndustries WoodingsIndustrialCorp . WuhanIronandSteel(Group) Corp . StarexInc . StarFliteSystemsInc . SteelBusinessBriefing Steel Times International (QuartzBusinessMedia) StellarCanadaInc . StoodyCo . StratcorInc .,asubsidiaryof StrategicMineralsCorp . andpartoftheEvrazGroup SuperboltInc . SuperiorGraphite SuperiorMachineCo .ofS .C . Inc . SystemSealsInc . TianjinsanteElectronicCo .Ltd . TITANMetalFabricatorsInc . TMEICGE TokaiCarbonGroup Toyo-SunMachinery TPCWire&CableCorp . TranstechofS .C .Inc . TubeCityIMS Tube-MacIndustriesInc . TurboSonic

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YaleIndustrialTrucks­ PittsburghInc . YatesCylinders

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Zimmermann&JansenInc . ZumbachElectronicsCorp .

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May 3­6 Member ­ Adv. Reg. Nonmember ­ Adv. Reg.*

US$595 US$775*

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2010 Conference Proceedings (CD-ROM) Member US$125 Nonmember US$175 2010 Conference Proceedings (2-Vol. Printed Version) Member US$175 Nonmember US$245

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2010 Directory Iron and Steel Plants With CD-ROM

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US$25 US$50 US$100

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US$40 US$350

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Tours

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TMK IPSCO Koppel Tubulars Member Nonmember U. S. Steel ­ Mon Valley Works Member Nonmember US$50 US$75 US$50 US$75 ________ ________ ________ ________

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AISTech 2010 Conference Planning Committee

Scott M. Mills(Chair),TMKIPSCOKoppelTubulars,Ambridge,Pa . Jay J. Ondrovic(PastChair),CastripLLC,Crawfordsville,Ind . Kristy L. McMullin(ExhibitorCommitteeChair),Heraeus Electro-NiteCo .,Langhorne,Pa . Theresa Gillooly(ExhibitorCommitteeChair-Elect),Vesuvius, Carnegie,Pa . David A. Bennett,EvrazOregonSteelMillsInc .,Portland,Ore . James A. Boggs,SeverstalNorthAmericaInc .,Dearborn,Mich . Toni A. Brayton,U .S .Steel­GaryWorks,Gary,Ind . James E. Buhl,NucorSteelSeattleInc .,Seattle,Wash . Bruce K. Colburn,ELPS,Villanova,Pa . Frank E. Goodwin,InternationalLeadZincResearchOrg .Inc ., Durham,N .C . Larry D. Guinn,NucorSteel­Berkeley,Mt .Pleasant,S .C . Raymond Hiznay,HP,Sylvania,Ohio Richard J. Hrechko,CMCSteelTexas,Seguin,Texas Kalyan K. Khan,U .S .SteelResearch&TechnologyCenter, Homestead,Pa . William L. King,AKSteelCorp .,Middletown,Ohio Jeff Mason,AvtronManufacturingInc .,St .Augustine,Fla . Chad McClimans,V&MStar,Youngstown,Ohio Francesco Memoli,Tenova,Coraopolis,Pa . Raymond C. Miller,TMKIPSCOKoppelTubularsCorp .,Beaver Falls,Pa . James E. Murphy,QuakerChemicalCorp .,Bensalem,Pa . Brian D. Nelson,ArcelorMittalDofascoInc .,Hamilton,Ont ., Canada Douglas D. Niksch,Mi-JackProducts,Hazelcrest,Ill . Homero Ortiz,ArcelorMittalUSA,EastChicago,Ind . Colleen M. Reeves,DubricIndustriesInc .,ComstockPark,Mich . Mark S. Rodney,LatrobeSpecialtySteelCo .,Latrobe,Pa . Richard C. Schrama,ArcelorMittalDofascoInc .,Hamilton,Ont ., Canada James Skubak,ForemostEnvironmentalConsulting,Cranberry Twp .,Pa . Tomas W. Sloan,GeneralPhysicsCorp .,NatronaHeights,Pa . Robert W. Steiger,PaulWurthInc .,Chesterton,Ind . Kamal Ughadpaga,EssarSteelAlgomaInc .,SaultSte .Marie, Ont .,Canada William D. Wagner,ArcelorMittalIndianaHarbor,EastChicago,Ind . Lifeng Zhang,MissouriUniversityofScience&Technology,Rolla, Mo . R. Joseph Stratman(ExecutiveCommitteeLiaison),NucorCorp ., Charlotte,N .C .

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