Series ended Partnership Meeting
Planning: Meeting for the Center for Fundamental Studies of Advanced Sustainable Iron and Steel

About the series

This is a planning event being held for creating the Center for Fundamental Studies of Advanced Sustainable Iron and Steel.  The lead institution for this Center is Michigan Technological University, in partnership with the University of Utah.  The meeting is to solicit input from the iron and steel industry on the structure of the Center and to propose initial areas of study.  Charter memberships for the Center are available, and a prospectus will be provided to potential Center members upon request.

Dates:
February 5, 2008 - "One on one" meetings
February 6, 2008, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Full planning meeting  

Location: Doubletree Hotel -Pittsburgh Airport, Pittsburgh, PA

Additional Meetings:
A previous meeting was held during the summer of 2007 at the Doubletree Hotel -Pittsburgh Airport, which was completely supported by industry. Three additional meetings are in the planning stages, to be held in conjunction with the following  professional society meetings:

2008 SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit, Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME), Feb. 24-27, Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

TMS 2008 Annual Meeting and Exhibition, The Metallurgical Society (TMS), March 9-13, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

Iron and Steel Technology Conference and Exhibition, Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AISTech),  May 5-8, 2008 - David L. Lawrence Convention Center - Pittsburgh, PA

Contacts for further information:

Center Organizer: Dr. S. Komar Kawatra
Department of Chemical Engineering
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931-1295
Phone: (906) 487-2064
Email: skkawatr@mtu.edu

Department Secretary: Donna Bingham
Phone: (906) 487-3132
Email: dbingham@mtu.edu

Hotel Information: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Doubletree Hotel - Pittsburgh Airport for attendees at a rate of $159/night. Attendees should call the hotel at (412)329-1400  prior to January 15, 2008 to make reservations.

Past events in this series