Annual Meeting And Guest Speakers

Date Address Speaker Company
June 30-July 1, 1933 Palmer House, Chicago, IL    
June 29-30, 1934 Pittsburgh Athletic Club, Pittsburgh, PA    
April 12-13, 1935 Hotel Prichard, Huntington, WV H. M. Brown, General Manager International Nickel Company
June 5-6, 1936 Hotel Onesta, Canton, OH H. H. Timken, Jr., Chairman of the Board Timken Roller Bearing Company
June 3-4-5, 1937 Hotel General Brock, Niagara Falls, ONT George Applegate, Secretary Electrothermic Corporation of Trenton
May 19-20-21, 1938 Hotel Gov. Cabell, Huntington, WV R. C. Stanley, President International Nickel Company
May 25-26-27, 1939 Morrison Hotel, Chicago, IL B. M. Livezey, General Superintendent Carnegie-Illinois Steel, South Works
May 22-23-24, 1940 Hotel Bethlehem, Bethlehem, PA J. M. Sylvester, Assistant Manager Bethlehem Steel Company
June 5-6-7, 1941 Fort Shelby Hotel, Detroit, MI W. H. Colvin, Jr., President Rotary Electric Steel Company
June 4-5-6, 1942 Hotel Roosevelt, Pittsburgh, PA E. L. Shaner, Editor-in-Chief Penton Publishing Company
June 4-5, 1943 Hotel Onesta, Canton, OH L. H. Creighton, Chief, Alloy Steel Branch Steel Division, War Production Board
June 2-3, 1944 Schroeder Hotel, Milwaukee, WI Colonel Jack Major Paducah, Kentucky
June 8-9, 1945 Hotel General Brock, Niagara Falls, ONT R. H. Davis, Chairman of the Board & President Atlas Steels, Limited
June 3-4-5, 1946 Seigniory Club, Montebello, QUEBEC Thomas Arnold, O.B.E., Chairman of the Board Manitoba Steel Foundries, Limited
June 5-6-7, 1947 Hotel Roosevelt, Pittsburgh, PA W. H. Colvin, Jr., President Crucible Steel Company of America
June 16-17-18, 1948. Hotel Bethlehem, Bethlehem, PA J. M. Sylvester, General Manager, Bethlehem Plants Bethlehem Steel Company
June 2-3-4, 1949 Bismarck Hotel, Chicago, IL Dr. Ralph L. Lee, Department of Public Relations General Motors Corporation
June 1-2-3, 1950 Shawnee Hotel, Springfield, OH Mr. Barton Reese Pogue, Poet and Philosopher Upland, Indiana
June 6-7-8, 1951 Seigniory Club, Montebello, QUEBEC Mr. J. Lance Rumble, General Manager General Motors Corporation, Canada
June 5-6-7, 1952 French Lick Springs, IN Mr. Ralph Thompson, Vice-President and Secretary Electric Steel Castings Co.
June 4-5-6, 1953 Ten Eyck Hotel, Albany, NY Colonel Jack Major Paducah, Kentucky
June 3-4-5, 1954 Moraine-on-the-Lake Htl., Highland Pk., IL Mr. Walter Remmers, Vice-President Union Carbon and Carbide Corporation
June 2-3-4, 1955 Hotel Fort Shelby, Detroit, MI Mr. Thomas R. Reid, Director of Civic Affairs Ford Motor Company
June 7-8-9, 1956 Onesta Hotel, Canton, OH I. M. Emery, President The Massaillon Steel Casting Co.
W. E. Umstattd, President Timken Roller Bearing Co.
June 6-7-8, 1957 Seigniory Club, Montebello, QUEBEC   Dominion Foundries and Steel Limited
June 5-6-7, 1958 Pick Carter Hotel, Cleveland, OH H. A. Stuhldreher, Asst. to Vice-President United States Steel Corporation
June 10-11-12-13, 1959 Pick Roosevelt Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA Carl B. Pollock, Vice-President–Production Planning Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation
June 15-16-17, 1960 Statler Hotel, Cleveland, OH Glen Massen Glen Massen Associates, Dayton, Ohio
June 7-8-9, 1961 Shamrock Hilton Hotel, Houston, TX Chester Lauck “Lum” of Lum and Abner of Radio Fame
June 6-7-8, 1962 Pick-Congress Hotel, Chicago, IL David Finch  
June 12-13-14, 1963 George Washington Htl., Washington, PA Mr. Frank Rackley, President Jessop Steel Company
June 3-4-5, 1964 Seigniory Club, Montebello, QUEBEC Mr. G. P. Thomson, Manager-Finance Dominion Engineering Works, Ltd.
June 10-11-12, 1965 Shenango Inn, Sharon, PA Mr. T. S. Torda Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
June 8-9-10, 1966 Pick-Congress Hotel, Chicago, IL Mr. Jack H. Eisaman Airco Speer Electrode and Anodes Co., Chicago, Illinois
June 7-8-9, 1967 Penn-Sheraton Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA Mr. M. S. Gordon, President Continental Copper & Steel Industries, Inc.
June 5-6-7, 1968 Conrad-Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IL Mr. C. P. Voll, President Griffin Wheel Company
June 18-19-20, 1969 Atwood Lake Lodge, Delroy, OH Mr. Herbert Markley, President Timken Roller Bearing Company
June 17-18-19, 1970 Hilton Inn, Benton Harbor, MI Mr. R. L. Gilmore, President Superior Steel Castings Company
June 9-10-11, 1971 Inn On The Park, Toronto, ONT Mr. D. A. Lindsey, Vice-President Dominion Foundries and Steel, Ltd.
July 24-25-26, 1972 Hotel Hershey, Hershey, PA Mr. George P. Baumunk, President Washington Steel Corporation
June 13-14-15, 1973 Green Oaks Inn, Fort Worth, TX Mr. B. V. Thompson, Jr., Chairman of the Board Texas Steel Company
June 12-13-14, 1974 Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Montreal, QUEBEC Dr. Gerald Hatch, President Hatch Associates
June 24-25-26-27, 1975 Hotel Hershey, Hershey, PA Mr. Richard P. Simmons, President Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation
June 22-23-24-25, 1976 Ramada Inn, Niagara Falls, NY Mr. C. H. Emery, Vice-President & General Manager Simonds Steel, Wallace-Murray Corporation
June 22-23-24, 1977 Marriott Inn, Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Charles M. Kay, Chairman-Operating Committees U. S. Steel Corporation, Duquesne Works
June 20-21-22-23, 1978 Sheraton Brock, Niagara Falls, ONT Mr. A. V. Orr, Vice-President & General Manager Atlas Steels
June 19-22, 1979 Stouffer’s V. F. Hotel, King of Prussia, PA Mr. C. William Ritterhoff, Vice Chairman Bethlehem Steel Corporation
June 17-18-19-20, 1980 Marriott Inn, Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Alan W. Smith, President Universal Cyclops Specialty Steel Div.
Vice President, Cyclops Corporation
June 23-24-25-26, 1981 Downingtown Inn, Downingtown, PA Mr. W. Robert Wilson, President & Chief Operating Officer Lukens Steel Company
June 22-23-24-25, 1982 Lowes Anatole, Dallas, TX Dr. Gordon Forward, Executive Vice-President Chaparral Steel Company
June 21-22-23-24, 1983 Alameda Plaza, Kansas City, MO Mr. George W. Hansen, Vice President Armco Steel Corp.
June 26-27-28-29, 1984 Marriott City Center, Charlotte, NC Mr. Ralph R. Boswell, Vice President of Steel Mills Florida Steel
June 25-26-27-28, 1985 . Seven Springs Mtn Resort, Champion, PA Mr. G. F. Paolini, General Manager Bar, Rod & Wire Division Bethlehem Steel Corp.
June 24-25-26-27, 1986 Parke Hotel, Canton, OH Mr. Bill J. Bowling, Director The Timken Co.
Mr. Charles Dixon, Jr., Works Manager American Steel Foundries
June 23-24-25-26, 1987 Holiday Inn, Auburn, NY Mr. H. Numaguchi, President Auburn Steel Company
Mr. W. Humes, Vice-President Auburn Steel Company
June 13-14-15-16, 1988 Sheraton-Station Square Htl., Pittsburgh, PA John J. Carson, President Cytemp Specialty Steel Division
June 20-21-22-23, 1989 Doubletree Suites Hotel, Seattle, WA James A. Todd, Jr., President & C.E.O. Birmingham Steel Corporation
June 19-20-21-22, 1990 Great Valley Hilton & Conf. Ctr. Malvern, PA Albert W. Eastburn, President & C.O.O. Lukens Steel
June 18-19-20-21, 1991 Holiday Inn-Meadowlands, Washington, PA Robert E. Heaton, President, Chief Operating Officer, Mill Operations Washington Steel Corporation
June 23-24-25-26, 1992 Sheraton Hotel, Hamilton, ONT Brad Bowman, Executive Vice President & COO Slater Steels
June 22-23-24-25, 1993 Adams Mark Hotel, Indianapolis, IN John D Correnti, President & COO Nucor Steel
June 21-22-23-24, 1994 Drawbridge Inn & Conv. Ctr, Ft. Mitchell, KY Clifford Borland, President & CEO Newport Steel Group
June 6-7-8-9, 1995 Sheraton University Hotel, Syracuse, NY John Vensel, CEO Crucible Materials Corp.
June 11-12-13-14, 1996 Ritz Carlton, Montreal, Quebec Gilbert Mercier, President Atlas Stainless Steels
June 24-25-26-27, 1997 Chicago by Marriott, Chicago IL Chuck Finkl, CEO A. Finkl & Sons Co.
June 23-26, 1998 Nashville Airport Marriott Hotel, Nashville, TN Pat McGeehan, V.P. Operations Hoeganaes Corp.
June 22-25, 1999 Best Western Hotel & Conference Center, Exton, PA James P. Nolan, V.P. Operations Bethlehem Lukens Plate
June 13-16, 2000 Hotel, MacDonald, Edmonton, Alberta Jim Lepp, President & CEO AltaSteel Ltd
June 19-22, 2001 Sheraton Perimeter Park South Hotel, Birmingham, AL Jim Todd, V.P. & CAO Birmingham Steel
June 18-21, 2002 Doubletree Hotel, Ontario, CA Jack Stutz, President & CEO Tamco Steel
June 17-20, 2003 Chateau Montebello, Montebello, Quebec Gordon Silverman, V.P. & General Mgr. Ivaco Rolling Mills
June 15-18, 2004 Hilton Fallsview Hotel, Niagra Falls, Ontario Jacques Bourdeau, President, North American Operations Wheelabrator Allevard
June 21-24, 2005 Holiday Inn, Auburn, NY Dave Smith, V. P. & General Manager Nucor Steel Auburn
June 27-30, 2006 Ross Bridge Resort, Birmingham, AL Dale Schemelzle, Vice-President & General Manager SMI Steel
June 26-29, 2007 Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, Hamilton, Ontario Mr. Robert Savage, General Manager-Primary Manufacturing Dofasco, Inc.
June 24-27, 2008 Red Lion Hotel, Seattle, WA Mike Parrish, Executive Vice President Nucor Steel Bar Mill Division
June 23-26, 2009 Holiday Inn, Fort Smith, AR Clay Gross, Production Superintendent Gerdau Macsteel
June 23-25, 2010 Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA Matt Lyons, Vice President and General Manager Nucor Steel Seattle, Inc.
June 21-24, 2011 Edmonton Centre Suite Hotel, Edmonton, AB Chris Jager, President AltaSteel
June 25—28, 2012 Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge, Birmingham, AL Stephen Weaver, Director of Operations CMC Steel, Alabama
June 25–28, 2013 Hilton Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario Oliver Tuech, PanAbrasive Inc., Welland, Ontario
June 24-27, 2014 Embassy Suites, East Peoria IL David Cheek Keystone Steel & Wire, East Peoria, Illinois
June 23-26, 2015 Waterfront Hotel, Burlington, Ontario Tom Vert
VP Manufacturing
Acelaor Mittal, Dofasco, Hamilton, Ontario
June 21-24, 2016 Holiday Inn Suites, East Peoria IL Bob Beecham
President, COO
Keystone Steel & Wire, East Peoria, Illinois

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