Top Steel Execs to Gather in Indy

Posted: Updated:

The event organizers call North America's largest annual steel industry conference is set for May in Indianapolis. The Iron and Steel Technology Conference and Exposition will include a town hall forum featuring top executives from the sector.

February 21, 2014

News Release

Pittsburgh, Penn. -- A group of the steel industry's top executives will participate in a Town Hall Forum in Indianapolis, Ind., on 7 May to discuss Steel 2014: Building a Pipeline to the Future. The Town Hall Forum is part of AISTech 2014 — The Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition, which will be held 5–8 May at the Indiana Convention Center.

Topics are scheduled to include new technologies related to the natural gas renaissance, the impact of DRI on scrap, market developments for steel applications and recent safety initiatives that have made an impact.

Executives scheduled to participate in the forum include:

-John C. Farris, vice president and general manager, Nucor Steel–Texas

-Dieter Hoeppli, managing director and head of Metals & Mining, Americas, Global Natural Resources Group, Deutsche Bank Securities

-Douglas R. Matthews, senior vice president of North American Flat-Rolled Operations, United States Steel Corporation

-S.S. Mohanty, director (technical), Steel Authority of India

-Tracy L. Porter, senior vice president, Commercial Metals Company, and president, CMC Americas

-Michael Rippey, chief executive officer, ArcelorMittal USA

-P. Kelly Tompkins, executive vice president, external affairs and president, Cliffs Natural Resources

WHO: Leading Steel Industry Executives

WHAT: Town Hall Forum, AISTech 2014 — The Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition

WHERE: Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Ind., USA

WHEN: Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 8:30–11:30 a.m.

AISTech 2014, sponsored by the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), is North America's largest annual steel conference and exposition. AIST is an international technical association representing individual members from iron and steel producers, their allied suppliers and related academia. The association is dedicated to advancing the technical development, production, processing and application of iron and steel.

Source: The Association for Iron & Steel Technology