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AEC Announces Conference and Workshop Schedule

The Aluminum Extruders Council has announced the conference and educational workshop schedule for 2023 through early 2024.

Registration is open for the 74th Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference, scheduled for March 16 through 18, 2023, at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort in Palm Desert, CA. The Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference provides a well-rounded program for aluminum extrusion executives featuring aluminum market insights, business information and Council initiative updates, as well as opportunities for networking with their peers.

Later in the year, the Council will hold educational workshops that give extrusion industry professionals opportunities to hone their skills and expand their knowledge and understanding of the aluminum extrusion process.

2023 AEC Events:

  • 74th Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference: March 16-18; JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort, Palm Desert, CA
  • Extrusion Excellence: Applied Fundamentals for Aluminum Extruders; June 12; Atlanta Airport Marriott, Atlanta, GA
  • Press Maintenance Workshop: June 12-14; Atlanta Airport Marriott, Atlanta, GA
  • Management Conference: September 13-15; Radisson Blu Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Die Performance Improvement Clinic: October 2-4; Sheraton Pittsburgh at Station Square, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Process Optimization Workshop: November 7-8; Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare, Rosemont, IL
  • Safety Seminar: November 8-9; Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare, Rosemont, IL.

2024 AEC Events:

  • 75th Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference: March 21-23; Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson, AZ
  • ET '24 - Thirteenth International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar & Exposition: April 30-May 2; Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, FL.

The Call for Abstracts is open for ET '24, with abstract submissions due no later than February 28, 2023. For details, visit

Throughout the year, AEC will continue its schedule of member webinars on various aluminum extrusion topics-from safety, dies and finishing to human resources, press maintenance and more. Extrusion professionals who work for AEC member companies are eligible to attend these complimentary webinars by registering For details, visit

For more information contact:

Aluminum Extruders Council

1000 N Rand Road

Suite 214

Wauconda, IL 60050

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