When:
April 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am – April 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
2019-04-24T08:00:00-04:00
2019-04-25T13:00:00-04:00
Where:
The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
111 N Post Oak Ln
Houston, TX 77024
USA
Contact:
Alexandra Jopp
703-235-8079

AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL STEEL, INC.

Presents

STEEL-CON 2019® AND GOLF TOURNAMENT, April 24-25

“U.S. Tariffs Roil Global Steel Trade”

Wall Street Journal, November 30, 2018 

“Steel Tariff Rules Strew Confusion”

Wall Street Journal, January 3, 2019

If you are an importer / exporter of steel, or you provide products or services to the industry, more than ever this year you need to know how developments in Washington and beyond will affect your business. This is your conference.

Event Description

AIIS invites you to a day and a half gathering at the peerless Houstonian Hotel to explore what you need to know to succeed in today’s challenging environment. This year’s event is carefully designed to bring you the most up-to-date information, introduce opportunities, stimulate ideas, and enhance professional skill, all while experiencing the Houstonian’s acclaimed grounds and hospitality. You will hear expert analysis by the country’s top trade and customs law experts, engage in penetrating discussion, and interact with leading industry practitioners who will guide you through the thorny, complex trade and customs issues affecting the steel supply chain in 2019 and beyond.

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The program starts on Wednesday, 24 April 2019 with the AIIS Annual Golf Tournament at 8:30AM at the Wildcat Golf Club followed by a networking Reception at the Houstonian Hotel from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. The conference begins the next day on April 25 with a continental breakfast at 7:00 AM and speakers’ presentations from 8 AM to 12 noon.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS: Contact The Houstonian at 1-800-231-2759 to secure an AIIS guest rate of $215 per night.

REGISTER HERE

Preliminary Schedule and Program

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Keynote Address – William (Bill) C. Lane, Free Trade & Global Development Advocate
A 40-year Caterpillar Veteran, Bill is the Executive Director of Trade For America, a coalition supporting the modernization of NAFTA and KORUS. He is also Chairman Emeritus of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition which supports U.S. funding for diplomacy and development.
First Panel: Trade Policy in Turbulent Times

DESCRIPTION:  Panelists will present a comprehensive overview of current trade and customs law, policy, and regulatory developments.

Donald B. Cameron. Esq. Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP.
AIIS attorney-of-record in the AIIS legal challenge to Section 232.
The Legal Challenge to Section 232: Developments at the U.S. Court of International Trade and Beyond.”

Lewis E. Leibowitz, Esq., The Law Office of Lewis E. Leibowitz
Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Developments in 2019 and Beyond.”

Paul Nathanson, Senior Principal, Bracewell, LLP, and director of strategic communications for the Coalition of American Metal Manufacturers and Users.
Update on Congressional Efforts to Reform Section 232.”

Nithya Nagarajan, Esq., Partner, Husch Blackwell
Living with Section 232: How to Navigate the New Exclusion Process.

Second Panel:  Developments in Customs Law and Regulation You Absolutely Need to Know About                                                                                                                                  

DESCRIPTION:  One of the country’s leading Customs law practitioners will  guide you through the important new developments that will impact your business.

Matthew Cummins, Esq., The Law Office of Lawrence W. Hanson, P.C.
Important Customs Developments You Should Know About

Additional Speakers to be Announced Shortly

Location:

The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
111 North Post Oak Lane
Houston, TX 77024
Reservations: 800-231-2759
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Wildcat Golf Club
12000 Almeda Road
Houston, TX 77045
Golf Club Rental: 713-413-3400

Fees:

AIIS Member Conference Registration: $325.00
Non-Member Conference Registration: $375.00
Golf (April 24th): $180.00 per person

Contact:

American Institute for International Steel
1101 King St #360
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-245-8075 | Email: jopp@aiis.org

REGISTER HERE

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