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2020 AEC Management Conference

Schedule at a Glance

Committee Team & Task Force Meetings Schedule
(All times in U.S. Central Daylight Time)

Tuesday, September 15

  9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  Surveys & Reports Team
   Industry Standards Team
  9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  Executive Committee
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
  Die & Tooling Team
   Education Strategy Team
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  Marketing Team
   Finishing Team
   Safety Team
  2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
  Automotive Team
   Webinars Team

Wednesday, September 16

  8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  Academic Engagement Team
10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
  Business Excellence Steering Committee
   Building & Construction Team
12:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
  Industry Promotion Steering Committee
 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  ET Leadership Team

Thursday, September 17

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 Board of Directors 

Tuesday, September 22
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. General Session

Preliminary Topics:

  • Impact of COVID-19 on the Italian Aluminum Industry
  • AEC Update
  • Industry Promotion Update
  • Business Excellence/ET 2021 Update
  • Fair Trade Update
  • CRU's Update on Aluminum Market Fundamentals

Wednesday, September 23
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Fair Trade

Session 1:
International Panel Discussion: What it Takes to Beat COVID-19; Raffaele D’Andrea, Emmebi S.r.L., Italy; Joe Jackman, Almag Aluminum Inc., Canada; Bradley Wyatt, Kaiser Aluminum, USA; and Evan Neale, Service Center Metals, USA; Dr. Arianna Michelutti, I.R.C.C.S. Medea, La Nostra Famiglia, Italy
Session 2:
Aluminum Extrusion Fair Trade Case Update; Robert DeFrancesco, Wiley Law
Session 3:
Section 232 Update and the Path Forward; Matthew McConkey & Warren Payne, Mayer Brown; Jeff Henderson, AEC

Business Excellence

Session 1:
Thermomechanical Processing and Temperature Measurement; Richard Dickson, Hydro
Session 2:
Keeping Up: a Short Refresher on Extrusion Press Maintenance; Al Kennedy, Kennedy Eurotech
Session 3:
Virtual Reality Training Engages Learners with On-the-Job Scenarios; John McDougall; TrainPoint VR

Industry Promotion

Session 1:
Attracting and Developing Critical Talent for Growth; Chuck Stout, Pennex Aluminum; John Zehentbauer, Mahoning County Career Center; Jessica A. Borza, Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition
Session 2:
Session 3:
Building & Construction Market Outlook; Ken Simonson, Associated General Contractors of America