Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar & Exposition


Make your travel plans now! Join aluminum extrusion industry professionals from more than 50 countries at the International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar (ET Seminar)! This premier seminar features more than 100 technical sessions, an exposition featuring products, equipment, and services from industry suppliers, networking events, and much more!


ET '24 is a comprehensive technical event that addresses virtually every facet of the aluminum extrusion industry through its quality programming, which spans across three days. The ET Seminar has a reputation for a commitment to excellence that is highly respected by those in the aluminum extrusion industry.

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Premium, Early and Team Discounts are available that will save you money over the Standard registration rate.

Register by February 16, 2024, to save up to $175 per person.

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Three men on stage with awards displayed in frames
Speaker at podium in General Session
ET Best Papers Delivered at the General Sessions

The Best Papers of ET '24 will be delivered during the Opening General Session (including the Overall Best Paper of ET '24) on Tuesday, April 30 and the Closing General Session on Thursday, May 2. This is your chance to see these ground-breaking papers delivered by the award-winning authors in person! Make your travel plans to include these dates to be sure you don't miss a thing!

ET Foundation Issues Call for Nominations for the Maurice H. Roberts Award

Chris Jowett, Rio Tinto (center), receives the ET '22
Maurice H. Roberts Award from ET Seminar Committee
member Richard Dickson, formerly of Hydro Aluminum (left)
and ET '24 Chair Jerome Fourmann, Rio Tinto.

Maurice H. Roberts Award is the highest honor bestowed by the ET Seminar Committee and recognizes an outstanding individual in the worldwide aluminum extrusion community.

The ET Foundation has opened nominations for the Maurice H. Roberts Award and is looking for individuals to recognize for their:

  • Significant positive impact
  • Demonstrated record of freely sharing what they have learned so others may benefit
  • Personal contributions and is metaphorically "not afraid to get their hands dirty"
  • Expertise that benefits the aluminum extrusion industry (may or may not be technical)
  • Leadership in the industry, inspiring others to follow, and is well known in the industry.

If you know someone that deserves the MHR Award and think they should be recognized at ET '24, please complete the Maurice Roberts Nomination form. 

Nominations deadline has been extended to February 29, 2024.


*Please download the form to your computer, complete it and save the file locally, rather than filling out the form online. Completing the form online will not save the field text on the form.

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Delegates from around the world gather to hear about the latest industry developments from the brightest minds in business and academia. At the core of the ET program are the technical sessions, and technical papers must be of the highest caliber to be accepted for presentation. All of the research is new or updated, which makes ET unique in the industry!

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ET Papers are Subject to Copyright

Papers published by the Extrusion Technology for Aluminum Profiles Foundation (“ET Foundation”) in The Proceedings of the ET Seminar are subject to copyright. No part of The Proceedings, including individual papers submitted by authors for The Proceedings, may be reproduced in any form without the express written permission of the ET Foundation.

Thank you to our ET '24 Sponsors

The AEC would like to thank all of the sponsors for the 2024 International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar held in Orlando, Florida.

Conference Sponsors

Granco Clark
Rio Tinto

ET Logo Puzzle Sponsors

Gemini Group
Granco Clark
Swiss Steel Group

Official Media Sponsor

Light Metal Age

Media Supporters

Aluminium International Today
International Aluminium Journal