The Baosteel Biennial Academic Conference (Baosteel BAC) is a large-scale, high-level, interdisciplinary and open comprehensive academic meeting for the global steel industry. It is a platform for the steel industry to provide frontier technology sharing and innovation ideas.

The Baosteel Biennial Academic Conference has been successfully held for 6 times since 2004.The 7th conference, Baosteel BAC 2018, will be hosted by Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., LTD. from October 30th to 31st of 2018 in Shanghai, China. On Dec 1st, 2016, China Baowu Steel Group Corporation Limited was formally inaugurated, representing an epoch-making milestone in the world metallurgical industry. Baosteel BAC 2018 is the first meeting after the consolidation and restructuring of Baosteel Group Corporation and Wuhan Iron & Steel (Group) Corporation. The theme of the conference is Green SteelSmart Manufacturing, the plenary lectures will focus on the restructuring and transformation of the steel industry, the application of technological innovation ,smart manufacturing on green and premium steel products.

With the remarkable development of China iron and steel industry, we are facing challenges of efficiency improvement, environmental protection and innovation and development, and also facing the opportunities brought by the development of AI and modern information technology. It is our mission to achieve industrial transformation and upgrading through innovation driven, environmental management and intelligent manufacturing.

The conference has a plenary session and 10 technical sessions include the steel process, products and user application technologies.All the scholars, engineers, and professionals are welcomed to take part in the conference, to discuss industry development trend, to share ideas and the latest research results.

Many thanks for all the long terms participants of Baosteel Biennial Academic Conference.