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2015 NASCC Presentations - March 25-27 - Nashville

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ID Title Speaker(s)
B1     Bridges of the Volunteer State Edward Wasserman, Wayne Seger 
B2 Award-Winning Bridge Projects in Steel Jason Fuller, Jack R. Haynes, Will Watts 
B3     Fracture Critical Determination: Current and Future Practice, Part 1 Denis Mertz, Justin Ocel 
B4 Fracture Critical Determination: Current and Future Practice, Part 2 Robert Connor, John Holt 
B5 Long-Term Performance of Steel Bridges Jennifer Righman McConnell, Phil Lewis 
B6 High-Performance Steel Bridge coating Options Robert Kogler 
B7 Topics on Fabrication and Inspection of Steel Bridges Mark Bowman, Heather Gilmer 
B8 Behavior of Skewed and Curved Steel I-Girder Bridges Ronnie Medlock, Michael Grubb 
B9 Steel Bridge Fabrication - Improving the State of the Art Mark Davis, Steve Duke, Karl Frank 
B10 New Structural Forms for Short-Span Bridge Applications Gregory K. Michaelson, Atorod Azizinamini, Doug Davis 
C1      Shop Drawings: Success & Failure - A Standard Procedure is Not Right for Every Project   Michael L. Sterling 
E1  Teaching Bridge Design  David E. Greifzu, Ted Zoli 
E2  Looking Forward: Career Insights from Industry Professionals  Erleen Hatfield, Andrew Hermiz, John Kennedy, Allan Olson
F1  Next Generation Steel: USACE's Fort Benning Hospital  Luis V. Posada Jr. Zachary Kates, Martin Miller, Jay Allen 
F2  Tools for Fabricators Participating in Federal Projects  Whitney Debardeleben Jr. Angela R. Stephens, John Saul, Blake Hokisson 
F3 GSA Design Excellence 101 Leslie Sheperd 
F4  Beyond Blast Kevin Rodney, Lucas Nisley, Michael Pittsman, Peggy Van Eeopel, Theresa Sheils 
G1  Innovative Collapse Prevention for Seismic Effects Finley A. Charney 
G2 Part 1: Seismic Design for Non-West Coast Engineers Michael Engelhardt 
G3 Part 2: Seismic Design for Non-West Coast Engineers Michael Engelhardt
G5 90 Seismic Design Ideas in 90 Minutes James Malley, Rafael Sabelli, Pat Hassett  
G6 Current Views from Past Higgins Award Winners: Jerry Hajjar Jerome Hajjar 
G7 K Frame No More: BRBF procedures for Multi-Tier Braced Frames Kimberly Robinson, Robert Tremblay
G8 AISC Research: Protecting the Protected Zone Matt Eatherton 
N1 Weld Details-Good, Bad & Ugly Duane Miller 
N2 Stability Design of Steel Buildings Lawrence G. Griffs, Donald W. White 
N3 Current Developments in the AISC Code of Standard Practice Charles Carter 
N4 Alternate Methods to Connection Design Patrick McManus, Larry Mui 
N5 Blown Away: Arc Flash Safety Scott Mitchell 
N6 What Makes a Good Design Drawing? Rob Schoen, Darren Hartman 
N7 Detailing for Constructability---A Lost Art? Don Engler, Chris Fischer 
N8 IMPACT, The New Business Model for the Ironworker Contractor Mark Thomas, David Hunt 
N9 Paperless Ironworker Harvey Swift 
N10 Working with Large Trusses  Sylvie Boulanger, Collin Hughes 
N11 Follow the Load Path to Avoid Unfortunate Consequences Carol Drucker 
N12 Emerging Technology for the Fabricator, Erector and Detailer Jacob Thomas 
N13 Current Development in the Bolt Spec Allen Harrold 
N15 Lessons I Wish I Had Known Starting Out Kara Hendren, Matthew Streigd, Kieran Kelly-Sneed, Brittany Salmon, Jie Zou 
N16 Are the Results of My First or Second-Order Analysis Correct? Is It Me or the Software? Joshua Buckholt 
N17  Innovative Manufacturing of Conical Steel Tubular Towers supporting Wind Turbines  Andrew Myers, Eric Smith 
N18 The Direct Analysis Method---Nothing but Examples!  Gabriel A. Jimenez 
N19  Interactive Steel Quiz  Larry Muir, Carlo Lini 
N20  Mathcad Hand Tools - Part 1 Brent Maxfield 
N21  Mathcad Hand Tools - Part 2 Brent Maxfield 
N22 Connections: Simple, Complex and Perplexing  William W. Merrell 
N23  Safety: Beyond OSHA Minimums  Wayne J. Creasap II 
N24  AISC Research: Beam-Column Bracing (Strength and Stiffness)  Don White 
N26  Sustainability 2015: What's New with Steel and Sustainability  John Cross 
N27  Typical Practice for Atypical (Non-Uniform) Loads on Steel Joists  Tim Holtermann 
N28  Flexible Moment Connections  Clinton O. Rex 
N29  Recent Developments in Design for Ponding  Arvind V. Goverdhan, J.R. Ubejd Mujagic 
N30  The Art of Structural Drafting—Tips for Producing High-Quality Structural Drawings The Art of Structural Drafting-Tips for Producing High-Quality Structural Drawings 
N31  Achieving Economical Long Spans with Composite Truss Construction David Stevenson, Tim Verhey 
N32 HSS Design: New Codes and Material Specifications Kim Olson 
N33  Orchestrating the Nashville Music City Center Steel Frame  Bill Hanson, Jason Turk 
N34  Your Life Is on the Line? Best Practices for Selection, Design and Use of Horizontal Lifeline Systems  Greg Small 
N35  Pre-Planning Tips & Tools  Steve Burkholder 
N36 What's Wrong with This Picture? John C. Schuepbach 
N37 Design and Stability of Connection Elements Bo Dowswell 
N38 Future Directions in Designing Bridging for Open-Web Steel Joists Ron Zeimian, Tim Holtermann 
N39 Effective Use of the New SDI Roof Deck Design Manual Thomas Sputo, Michael Martignetti, Mike Antici 
N40 Learn the Tricks to Designing Joist Girder Moment Connections James M. Fisher 
N41 Casting Your Future David Poweleit, Raymond Monroe 
N42 Metal Versus Metal—Who Wins the Corrosion Battle? Thomas J. Langill 
N43 Roof and Floor Deck Diaphragms: Behavior and Design W. Samuel Easterling 
N44 Engineers: Getting the Welds You Want and Need Robert E. Shaw 
N45 Birth of the Steel Skyscraper Benjamin W. Schafer 
N46 Of Course It's Right, It Was Done by a Computer! Mark Sencich, Kenny Rowell 
N47 What is the NISD? Fred Tinker, David Merrifield, John Linn, Jack Metcalf, Joel Hicks 
N48 All Detailers Are Not Created Equal  Alden Prier 
N49  Best Coating Practices---How to Avoid Coating Failures  Rich Burgess 
N50  Vertical Bracing Connections-Analysis and Design William A. Thornton, Larry Muir 
N51  Sustainability 2015: Understanding Life cycle Assessments  Brandie Seebastian, Mark Thomas, John Cross 
Q1  So You Want to Be AISC Certified?  Todd Alwood, Lisa Patel 
Q2  Quality Manuals! Where Do I Begin?  John Sedlak 
Q3  What is the Real Value of a Quality Management System?  Todd Alwood, Chris Crosby 
Q4  Quality and the Small Business Owner  Jake Thomas, Billy Witcofski, Babette Freund 
Q5  Stats + Quality = Increased Overall Production Lawrence Kruth, Mark Trimble, Bob Zaykoski 
Q6  How Do I Prepare for My Next AISC Audit? Lee Patza 
Q7  Updates to the AISC Erector Certification Program Lisa Patel, Larry Martoff 
Q9  Demystifying Chapter N and the Building Code-What Every Fabricator and Erector Needs to Know Larry F. Kruth 
S1  Stability of Cold Formed Members Todd Helwig 
S2  Topics in Structural Stability Research Benjamin W. Schafer 
S3  Stability Under Seismic Loading Conditions Clarence Miller 
S4 Stability of Steel Bridge Systems Peter Birkemoe 
S5 Stability at High Temperature Conditions Donald W. White 
S6 Stability of Wall Systems and Diaphragm Braced Beams Perry S. Green  
S7 Stability Bracing Dinar Camotim 
S8 Stability of Web Tapered Members and Castellated Beams Leroy Lutz 
S9 Beedle Presentation Session: David A. Nethercot Benjamin W. Schafer 
S10 Stability of Angles, Channels and Z-Shaped Members Donald Sherman 
S11 Stability of Hollow Sections Ronald D. Ziemian 
T1 AISC BIMSteel Initiatives Luke Faulkner 
T2 An Intelligent Future: Following the 2%ers Chris Moor 
T3 State of Technology Brian Cobb, Luis Torres 
T4 Will Technology Change Our Business Models? Part 1: Identifying the Challenges Brian Cobb, Rob Schoen, Sean Smith, Doug Fitzpatrick, Mark Hollan, Wayne Morrison 
T5 Will Technology Change Our Business Models? Part 2: Debating the Solutions Brian Cobb, Rob Schoen, Sean Smith, Doug Fitzpatrick, Mark Hollan, Wayne Morrison 
T6 steelXML-Changing the Way We Buy Steel Forever Matthew Gomez 
T7 Managing Steel Production with a Single Data File Chris Moor 
T8 Lean Steel-Applying Lean Thinking to the Structural Steel Project Delivery Process Stephen Bluemenbaum, PE, Mark Waggoner, PE, Ryan Seckinger 
T9 Lean Methodology-A Primer on Lean Manufacturing Chris Moor 
T10 Improving Project Coordination through Innovation: Reaching LOD 500 on Large Capital Projects Paul Nunn 
Z1 Common Business Development Challenges  Susan C. Smith 
Z2  The Business Case for Integrated Lean Project Delivery  Howard Ashcroft Jr., David Hagan, Jason Collins 
Z3  Legal Primer for Project Managers  David Ratterman 
Z4 Conflict Management & Negotiation  C.J. Larkin 
Z5 The Art and Science of Successful Meetings  Mike West 
Z6  Risk Management in Today's World (or Lack Thereof)  William Barger 
Z7 The GC Perspective on the Impact of Project Delivery Method Greg Mulac 
Z8 Getting Paid for Extra Work-How to Avoid the "Black Hole of Change Orders" Terry L. Salazar 
Z9 The Construction Market-Where to From Here? John Cross