Students at NASCC: The Steel Conference

2016 Students Connecting with Industry Sessions (SCIS)
at the NASCC: The Steel Conference

Organized in cooperation with SE Solutions

Orlando, Florida  ||  Gaylord Palms Convention Center
Thursday, April 14  ||  9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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2016 SCIS Register Now


Registration opens Tuesday, January 5!

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Registration for The Steel Conference is free for students who are AISC student members–it's free to become a member! 


**NEW in 2016** Morning Meetup | 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
 Join us for coffee and pastries, and meet some of your fellow students!
 Morning Session | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Students will have the opportunity to hear career insights and important lessons learned from two distinguished construction industry and design professionals. This two-part session will provide upcoming graduates with unique perspectives on the professional world they will soon enter.

Speakers & Topics:

  • Duane Miller | Manager of Engineering Services and Welding Design Consultant, Lincoln Electric

        "What They Didn’t Teach Me at College (Or, at Least I Don’t Think They Did)"

  • Carmen Swanwick | Chief Structural Engineer, Utah D.O.T.

        "Insights Into a Career as a Bridge Engineer"

Lunch | 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Students that attend the SCIS morning session will receive a complimentary lunch.
 Direct Connect | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ever wish you could grab a cup of coffee with the top designers of the leading SE firms? At this event, students will have the opportunity to "connect" and interact with leading industry experts from design and construction companies around North America in a relaxed setting. While most firms at this event may not be hiring, this is a great opportunity to meet significant designers and make key contacts at major firms.

NASCC Funding

For attending SCIS, AISC Student Members will be eligible for a complimentary lunch on Thursday, a complimentary ticket to Thursday night's Conference Dinner (must be 21 or older), and up to an additional $175 in travel assistance from AISC.

While at SCIS, you will receive an expense form to log your hotel, travel and meal costs. You must either attend the morning or afternoon sessions (Morning Meetup is optional) to receive an expense form at the end of the afternoon session. Receipts are required for reimbursement.

Note: The Candian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) will sponsor Canadian students to attend SCIS. CISC plans to provide a complimentary ticket to Thursday night's Conference Dinner (must be 21 or older) and up to $175 in travel reimbursement following the conference for Canadian students who attend SCIS.

 Questions or comments? Contact Maria Mnookin, education program manager, at

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