General information

The Instituto Argentino de Siderurgia invites you to the: 25th IAS Steel Conference

which will include topics ranging from raw materials to end-products, including sessions on Safety and Environment and Steel Industry 4.0 with a special emphasis on "Decarbonization", one of the greatest interests for the steel community.

The Conference will be enhanced with the EXPO IAS 2024 to the Steel Industry at which companies will have the opportunity to share their latest developments and products. The Exhibit area will be a key point of the Conference. The exhibition will run throughout the event.

The Conference will be held from Tuesday, 1st to Thursday 3rd October 2024 in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina.

Pre-conference courses will take place on Monday, 30th September and will be delivered by internationally renowned speakers who will deal with different aspects of the steelmaking process; and the traditional plant tours will take place on Friday 4th October.

Call for abstracts

The 25th IAS Steel Conference is the place for speakers to share ideas, experiences and knowledge of the industry. Thus, we invite you to submit your abstracts for consideration. IAS offers two opportunities to participate in the conference. Choose the option that best suits your objectives and available resources.

Option 1:
Abstract +
Technical Paper +

Option 2:
Abstract +


2nd May 2024
Full Paper:
14th June 2024
Power Point:
28th June 2024

Technical Sessions

- Ironmaking
- Steelmaking
- Rolling
- Processing, Products and Applications
- Maintenance and Automation
- Environmental Issues
- Digitalization
- Decarbonization
- Health and Safety

IMPORTANT! Presentations without a corresponding paper will not be eligible for any IAS Awards or Recognition.

Send your abstract

The abstract must be written in English (150 words max.) and it must provide sufficient information for a fair assessment including the objective of the paper, the methodology used and the conclusions or results of the work.


1- Click here:
2- Create a personal account
3- Log into your account
4- Fill in the abstract form

Student Paper

Undergraduate students are specially invited to present university projects or co-op experiences on any of the subjects listed above.


All accepted papers will be included in the proceedings. Publishing rights of written final papers/PPT presentations are exclusively reserved to the Instituto Argentino de Siderurgia.


The official languages of the event are Spanish and English. A simultaneous translation service (Spanish/ English - English/Spanish) will be provided.


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Plant Tours

In the framework of the 25th IAS Steel Conference, three plant tours will take place simultaneously, thus in the case of being interested you should choose to visit only one of them:

DATE: Friday, 4th October 2024

SCHEDULE - Departure at 8.30am / Arrival at 3.30pm.


CLOTHING: The use of long sleeve shirt, long pants and closed shoes are mandatory. It is prohibited to use synthetic clothing, soft-soled shoes (tennis/sneakers) and high heels.

SAFETY: Safety equipment is mandatory. Safety equipment (helmet, jacket, sunglasses and earplugs) will be provided for each visitor.