AEC offers numerous conferences, training, and other special events to assist members with developing a better understanding of cutting-edge issues and industry-related skills.

Extrusion Excellence
September 29, 2104
Grand Hyatt Washington
Washington, DC

Aluminum Week
September 30 - October 3, 2014
Grand Hyatt Washington
Washington, D.C.

Process Optimization Workshop
November 4-5, 2014
Hilton Rosemont
Rosemont, Illinois

AEC Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference
March 5-7, 2015
J.W. Marriott Desert Springs
Palm Springs, California

*Unless otherwise noted, only AEC members are eligible to register for AEC events.*


AEC provides education opportunities that will further develop members' knowledge in specific procedures and processes used within the aluminum extrusion industry. Check back regularly for new webinars as they become available and visit the AEC Tech webinars page to view previous webinars on demand.

Designing with Extrusions - Part II: Helping Customers Through the Design Process
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CDT
Presenter: Craig Werner, Werner Extrusion Solutions, LLC

Safety, Pressure, Temperature and Metal Flow - An Overview of the Extrusion Die Environment

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CDT
Presenters: Chris Jowett, Rio Tinto Alcan and Richard Dickson, Hydro Technical Center

Teaching Today's Students about Aluminum Extrusions
Monday, September 18, 2014
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CDT
Presenters: Duncan Crowdis, Bonnell and Scott Condreay, Sapa Extrusions North Amercia

Mastering Press Quenching - A must!...

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CDT
Presenter: Jerome Fourmann, Rio Tinto Alcan

Aluminum Extrusion Press Maintenance Value: What's It Worth to YOU?

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CST
Presenter: Al Kennedy, Extrusion Industry Consultant

Industry Conferences and Events

Designing Aluminum Structures

Material Science &Technology Conference
October 12, 2014
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


October 21 - 22, 2015
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Eleventh International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar - ET '16

Chicago, Illinois
May 2-6, 2016

AEC will be participating at the following events in 2014:

Booth # 1048
September 9-11, 2014
Baltimore, Maryland

Solar Power International
Booth # 4413
October 20-23, 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada