The 41st Meeting Agenda

MONDAY, October 3, 2016

 7:00                  HOTEL BREAKFAST BUFFET (ALL INVITED)

                           SIGN IN WITH YOUR BUSINESS CARD

8:00 - 8:10.       INTRODUCTIONS & MEETING KICK OFF BY SEAN COLLINS

8:10 - 12:00       ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS (CLOSED TO SUPPLIERS)

12:00 - 1:00      LUNCH BUFFET (ALL INVITED)

 1:00 - 4:30        ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS (CLOSED TO SUPPLIERS)

 5:00 – 6:00       MEMBERS ARE ON THERE OWN FOR DINNER

 7:00 – 11:00     HOSPITALITY SUITE WITH HOURSDORVES

                    PROVIDED BY THE SUPPLIER GROUP (ALL INVITED)

TUESDAY, October 4, 2016

 7:00 – 7:50       HOTEL BREAKFAST BUFFET

 7:50 - 8:00        BOARD BUS OUTSIDE HOTEL PROMPTLY FOR THE TOUR OF SDI PITTSBORO

 8:00                  DEPART FOR THE TOUR OF SDI PITTSBORO PLANT

 11:30                RETURN TO THE HOTEL

 12:00                LUNCH BUFFET

 1:00                  INTRODUCTION: SEAN COLLINS

 1:05                  PRESENTATION:

Thomas Connors OF Connors Industrial PRESENTING A PAPER TITLED “Automated Thermography for Primary Steelmaking and Maintenance" 

1:35 – 1:45       QUESTIONS        

                        BREAK

1:50 - 2:25         PRESENTATION: 

Nick Jones OF Leybold Oerlikon PRESENTING A PAPER TITLED, "Steam Ejector Vacuum Systems for Vacuum Steel Degassing Processes."

2:25 – 2:35       QUESTIONS

                        BREAK

2:45 – 3:15       PRESENTATION:

J. Micheal Kiss OF Kiss Technologies PRESENTING A PAPER TITLED "Optimization of Caster Oscillators"

3:15 – 3:25       QUESTIONS

                        BREAK

3:35 - 4:05        PRESENTATION: 

Russ Bauer OF Kalenborn Abresist PRESENTING A PAPER TITLED “Abrasion resistant materials in the steel industry

4:05 – 4:15       QUESTIONS

                        BREAK

4:25 - 4:55        PRESENTATION: 

Chris Allen Of Conveyor Guarding PRESENTING A PAPER TITLED “To the Point without a Pinch: The Right way to Guard"

4:55 – 5: 05      QUESTIONS

5:05                   RETURN TO YOUR ROOMS

6:00 - 7:00      GATHER IN THE MEETING ROOM FOR HOSPITALITY

7:00 - 8:00        DINNER

8:00 - 8:30        GUEST SPEAKER:

                          KALE HEIBULT, MELT / CAST MANAGER Steel Dynamics Pittsboro

8:30 - 11:00      HOSPITALITY MIXER WITH BEVERAGES    

WEDNESDAY October 5, 13, 2016  

9:00 - 1:30        GOLF OUTING AT West Chase Golf Club

MEMBERS ARE ON THERE OUR FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK