Steel Joist Institute Announces 2018 Webinar Series Schedule

The Steel Joist Institute (SJI) has announced its 2018 live webinar schedule. With a new lineup of topics pertaining to the steel joist industry, SJI will present one webinar per month April through December. Participants can earn professional development hours for each webinar they attend.

The live webinar series includes the following topics each month for the rest of the year:

  • April – Nothing Flat About Steel Joists and Metal Deck on a Pitched Roof
  • May – Simple Connections Simplified
  • June – Design of Steel Deck for Concentrated and Non-Uniform Loading (presented in partnership with the Steel Deck Institute)
  • July – Welding in, on and Around Steel Joists
  • August – Bridging: How It Works and What to Work Around
  • September – Joist 101: Steel Joists and Girders
  • October – Part 1: Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders
  • November – Part 2: Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders
  • December – Ethics, Laws and Regulations (presented in partnership with Stites & Harbison)

Specific dates and times will be announced prior to each webinar.

The webinar series is geared toward structural engineers, fabricators, detailers and connection design firms responsible for steel joist and joist girder building designs and their connections. Individuals responsible for designing joist girder moment frames that are subjected to gravity and lateral loading—as well as those responsible for auditing, reviewing or approving such designs—will also benefit from these courses.

Individual and site registration options are available. For more information, visit