University Programs

Faculty & Students at NASCC

AISC provides unique and valuable programs for Faculty and Students at the annual North American Steel Construction Conference, better known as NASCC: The Steel Conference.  Click the tabs below to view information for each program.

Educator Session | W 8-9:30am

The 2017 Educator Session will be a breakfast roundtable to discuss future possibilities for AISC programs for universities.

2017 Educator Session at NASCC: The Steel Conference

San Antonio, Texas  ||  Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Wednesday, March 22  ||  8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

AISC University Programs - What More Can We Do for Faculty and Students

  • Join AISC’s Partners in Education Committee for a breakfast roundtable to discuss future possibilities for AISC programs for universities. Discussion topics include NASCC: The Steel Conference Sessions, educator workshops, teaching aids, educator forums, and other topics as proposed by attendees.

Please note: This sesssion is for AISC educator members ONLY.

Travel Reimbursement
For attending the Educator Session from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., full-time U.S. faculty will be eligible for up to $300 in travel assistance. Receipts are required for reimbursement.

Students Connecting with Industry Sessions | Th 9am-2:30pm

At SCIS, students will have the opportunity to hear career insights from distinguished construction industry and design professionals, connect and interact with leading industry experts, and mingle with other like-minded students.

2017 Students Connecting with Industry Sessions (SCIS)
at NASCC: The Steel Conference

Organized in cooperation with SE Solutions

San Antonio, Texas  ||  Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Thursday, March 23  ||  9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

BENEFITS
For attending SCIS, AISC Student Members will be eligible for a complimentary lunch on Thursday, a complimentary ticket to Thursday night's Conference Dinner, 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.

SCHEDULE

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:

  •     Jon Magnusson | Senior Principal, Magnusson Klemencic Associates

        "40 years in 20 minutes: What You Can Learn from My Engineering Career"

  •     Carrie Warner | Vice President, Halvorson and Partners

        "Be a Great Engineer – 10 Tips Beyond the Technical Stuff"

  •     Roger Ferch | Past President, AISC
       
         "Engineers Do More Than Design"

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.

Have questions?  Check out our FAQs page for common questions students have about SCIS and The Steel Conference.

Below is a list of the companies tentatively scheduled to participate in Direct Connect. Click the company name to be taken to the company's website:

AISC
Architectural Engineers Collaborative
ARUP
ARW Engineers
Autodesk
Bechtel
Bentley Systems, Inc.
Buro Happold
Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering
CSD Structural Engineers
Degenkolb Engineers
Drucker Zajdel Structural Engineers
Engineering Ministries International
Exponent- Failure Analysis Associates
Fitzpatrick Engineering Group
GRAEF
Gregory P. Luth & Associates, Inc.
Halvorson and Partners - A WSP / Parsons Brinckerhoff Co.
HGA
IBI Group
IKERD Consulting, LLC
Kiewit
KPFF Consulting Engineers
L.A. Fuess Partners
Lenex Steel Company
Magnusson Klemencic Associates
McNamara / Salvia
Meyer Borgman Johnson
Monroe & Newell Engineers, Inc.
Nucor Corporation
Parsons
Protection Engineering Consultants
Ruby + Associates
Schaefer, Inc.
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
SpaceX
SSOE
Trimble / Tekla
Thornton Tomasetti
Uzun + Case
Walter P. Moore
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates
Zachry Engineering
ZFA Structural Engineers