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NASCC Pre-Registration Deadline Extended to March 28

March 21, 2005 From American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.

The deadline for receiving the pre-registration discount to the North American Steel Construction Conference has been extended to March 28. AISC, CISC, IMCA, and NISD members can pre-register for the conference for just $350, while the non-members price is $475.

The 2005 Steel Conference is set for April 6–9, 2005 in Montreal, Quebec. The Steel Conference will feature the newest innovations in structural steel engineering, fabrication, detailing, and erection.

This once-a-year event is an opportunity for design and construction professionals to learn how to apply the latest technology and techniques to everyday work; to discover new product offerings from leading industry vendors; and to network with peers, customers, and future employees. This year’s Steel Conference will once again incorporate the Structural Stability Research Council (SSRC) Annual Stability Conference.

Nearly 50 technical sessions offer a variety of educational opportunities. Learn about topics ranging from improving detailing business practices to innovative steel design systems to practical information on serviceability design considerations. Some sessions focus on technical engineering issues (Designing to Prevent Progressive Collapse in Steel Structures), while others focus on fabrication (Castellated Beams: Fabrication, Applied Research, and Innovative Applications), erection (OSHA Subpart R Revisited), or detailing (What Detailers Need to Know about Welding and Weld Symbols). The conference offers pre- and post-conference Short Courses on steel design, seismic design in Canada, and managing the impact of delays. A tutorial on the fire resistance of structural steel framing is also offered. A copy of the advance program can be downloaded at www.aisc.org/nascc.

NASCC speakers are selected both for their expertise on the subject matter and the quality of their presentations. The Steel Conference features such industry notables as Jim Malley, Pete Carrato, Bill McGuire, Larry Griffis, Mark Holland, Rafael Sabelli, and Eddie Williams.

The NASCC is also the ideal place to view the tools you use everyday. This year’s exhibit hall expects to feature more than 120 exhibits. Displays will include software (engineering, detailing, and fabrication), fabrication equipment, bolts, safety equipment, coatings, and more.
Join 2,500 of your peers for the steel industry’s biggest event! Register online at www.aisc.org/nascc.

For more information contact:

Scott Melnick
VP of Communications
(312) 670-8314
[email protected]


 

American Institute of Steel Construction
The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC’s mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including: specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information.

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