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Net Zero Innovation: Steel

When: February 22, 2022

Where: Tech Council Offices

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Net Zero Innovation: Steel

Please join the Pittsburgh Technology Council for our new event series on Net Zero Innovation. These sessions are opportunities for PTC members to learn about and engage with leaders in environmentally sustainable technology with regard to lowering emissions.Our very first Net Zero Innovation discussion will be on the topic of the steel industry. Our experts will share insights on ways to lower emissions in steel production and explore opportunities for innovation in this market.

When: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Where: Pittsburgh Technology Council Offices, 100 South Commons, Suite 172, Pittsburgh, PA 15212*

*To help prevent the potential serious health outcomes associated with COVID-19 and its variants, beginning August 30, 2021, the Pittsburgh Technology Council will require masks at all indoor events. Masks will be required to enter and for the duration of the event with the exception of eating and drinking.
We are closely monitoring both state and local guidelines for events and will update these policies accordingly as changes become available.

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM10:00 AM | Registration begins/Networking10:30 AM | Panel Discussion11:30 AM | Q&A11:45 AM | Networking/Conclusion

Our featured guests include:Tadeu Carneiro, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Boston MetalAs part of Breakthrough Energy Ventures' portfolio, Boston Metal has invented a coal-free, emissions free, modular method of industrial steel production using electricity. Its technology will revolutionize steel manufacturing (steel manufacture is responsible for more than 9% of all CO2 emissions in the globe). The company is a global metals technology solutions company that is commercializing molten oxide electrolysis (MOE), a patented tonnage metals production platform. MOE provides the metals industry with a more efficient, lower cost, and greener solution for the production of a wide variety of metals and alloys from a wide variety of feedstocks.Petrus Christiaan Pistorius, POSCO Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Iron and Steelmaking Research at Carnegie Mellon UniversityThe Center for Iron and Steelmaking Research (CISR) is a research center within the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Their work is devoted to education and research related to ironmaking, steelmaking, and metals processing.  The Center is supported by steel companies and suppliers. Researchers in the Center are graduate and undergraduate student researchers as well as visitors from academia and industry.United States Steel Corporation (Speaker TBA)

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Contact Information:
For registration questions: Megan Colf, Assistant Director of Event Management,
For sponsorship questions: Ashley Steckel, Director of Business Development and Advertising,
For membership questions - Shelby Mastovich, Director of Membership Services,