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.

Die Performance Improvement Clinic - West*
May 13-14, 2014
Irvine Marriott
Irvine, California
*This event is open to AEC members AND non-members alike!

Finishing Workshop*
May 20-21, 2014
Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport Hotel
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
*This event is now open to AEC members AND non-members alike!

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.

Basics of Anodizing
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 1:30 - 2:30 PM CDT
Presenter: Richard Mahn, Houghton Metal Finishing Company

Industry Conferences and Events

Welding Aluminum for Engineers
May 27, 2014
New Orleans, Louisiana

June 11-13, 2014
Verona, Italy

AEC will be participating at the following events in 2014:

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

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