The AIKW is a registered association with the aim of informing its members about current developments in rolling technology and the associated plant technology.
The board of the AIKW works on a voluntary basis and does not receive any remuneration for its work and the organization of the conferences.As the meetings are organized by a small circle of members, it may take some time to respond to inquiries or process business transactions.
The conference announcement of the AIKW conference 2023 will be announced here at the end of April 2023.
In the following you will find the information from our last conference in 2022 in Dresden.
Conference Announcement AIKW-Conference 2022 in Dresden / Germany
The 90th AIKW conference will take place from 5nd to 7th October 2022 in Dresden / Germany.
Programme of the conference
The conference programme with the lectures and work visits as well as the accompanying programme is availabe for downlaod here:
Registration for the conference
Registrations for the conference can be made until August 31st 2022.
The form for the conference registration is avalable for download here:
For questions regarding the conference organization please contact:
phone: +49 (0) 7851-83298
The following factory tours are offered as part of the conference:
ESF Elbe-Stahlwerke Feralpi GmbH in Riesa (max. 50 participants)
BGH Freital GmbH in Freital (max. 50 participants)
Institute for Metal Forming at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg in Freiberg (max. 50 participants)
The program for the visit of the Institute for Metal Forming of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg is available for download here:
Institute for Metal Forming TU Bergakademie Freiberg
We can offer you the following factory tours as new alternatives:
- Walzengiesserei Coswig GmbH in Coswig (max. 20 participants)
- Schmiedewerke Gröditz GmbH in Gröditz (max. 20 participants)
Only a limited number of places are available for the factory tours.
The occupancy of the factory tours depends on the time of receipt of the conference registration.
There is no legal claim against AIKW to participate in the factory tours.
For hotel reservations please contact:
Mr. Patrick Schulz
Senior Regional Sales Manager
Phone: +49 (0) 351 / 50120610
Fax: +49 (0) 351 / 50120901
The AIKW is a registered professional organization for roll pass designers and rolling mill engineers with a main emphasis in the field of hot rolled long products. The aim of the Association is to maintain and to deepen the members' skills acquired during theit basic training and subsequent practical work and to promote the exchange of experience between members.
In this respect, regular scientific conferences with presentations on specific topical subjects and plant visits make an important contribution. International speakers are invited to these conferences to give presentations on specific subjects of rolling mill technology and adjacent areas of production engineering, plant engineering and organization.
In addition to members, any interested individual working in the steel industry or in the field of mechanical engineering, plant engineering or in the supplying industry, as well as university and polytechnic students and students from technical and master craftspeople schools may participate in the conferences and visits offered.
The Association is a non-profit organisation and does not pursue own financial interests.
Only natural persons working as roll pass designers, engineers, technicians or masters in rolling mills or adjacent fields, regardless of their nationality or affiliation to parties or other associations, may become members of the AIKW. For detailed information please refer to our statutes, which are available for download.
The statutes are available for download here:
Application to become a member of the AIKW
The application to become a registered member of the AIKW needs to be submitted in writing using the application form provided. Please download the application form here:
Application form for membership
Please return the completed and signed form to:
Geschäftsstelle der AIKW
Herr Dr.-Ing. Lars Detlef Hentschel
D-77876 Kappelrodeck / Deutschland