NASCC: The Steel Conference


2020 NASCC: The Steel Conference in Atlanta

Thank you for agreeing to speak and/or moderate a session at the 2020 NASCC: The Steel Conference, taking place April 22-24 in Atlanta. Here's the latest information you need to know as a speaker/moderator at The Steel Conference. Check out our speaker guidelines packet or our moderator guidelines for more information. 


General Information

Conference Registration

Conference Registration

Registration will open in January 2020! Upon registering, please use the discount code SPEAKER for complimentary speaker registration.


  • Entrance to all functions held in the Exhibit Hall (Wednesday and Thursday Lunches, Wednesday Welcome Reception, Thursday Coffee Breaks, and Friday Snack Break)
  • Entrance to all technical sessions except for the Short Courses (Short Courses, Guest Registration, and Spouse/Guest Tours can all be purchased separately online)
  • One (1) Thursday Conference Dinner Ticket

NOTE: If you are a speaker and also exhibiting please only register once as a speaker. When you arrive at the conference, pick up your conference materials at the badge print station, then head to the exhibitor registration desk to pick up an exhibitor ribbon. This ribbon will give you access to the hall before/after hours. 

Housing Information

Housing Information

Housing will open in January 2020. Visit our housing page for more information on hotels and pricing.


Travel Reimbursement


Download our reimbursement policies and reimbursement form. (Coming soon!)

Note:  We will only accept reimbursements requested with the official Steel Conference expense form. These policies ONLY apply to NASCC: The Steel Conference speakers/moderators including those presenting in the bridge, business, case study, connections, constructability, design & analysis, detailing, erection, project management, quality, roundtable, shop operations, sustainability, and technology tracks. If you are speaking at the SSRC Annual Stability Conference, or any of the other co-located events, please contact the event organizer for the specific policy that applies to you. If you have any questions, email Scott Melnick at .

Dress Code Policy


Business casual attire is recommended for the conference. If you have any questions about what is appropriate, please email Scott Melnick at for additional information.


On-Site Resources and Events

Speaker Guidelines


Take a look at our Speaker Guidelines (coming soon) for on-site tips, presentation formatting rules, and more. 

Session Room AV


The standard AV set in a session room is (1) Riser, (1) Podium, (1) Lectern Mic, (1) Screen/ Projector, (1) Computer with Microsoft Office. Most rooms do not have an audio connection to the computer, so please avoid placing audio in your presentations. Please note that this is the average set for session rooms, and some rooms have more/less AV.  If you have questions, additional AV needs, or audio requests, please email

Speaker/Moderator Breakfast


Details coming soon!


Presentation Resources

Program and Session Information


View the Advance Program for a detailed session schedule of NASCC: The Steel Conference. If you need specific speaker information from a session, such as learning objectives please ask your shepherd. 

AIA Approved Sessions Only: Speakers for AIA approved sessions can download their session description, learning objectives and assessment questions here

PowerPoint Templates


We strongly recommend you use the Official NASCC: The Steel Conference PowerPoint templates for your presentation. 

Click here to download the NASCC Speaker PowerPoint Template

Click here to download the WSBS Speaker PowerPoint Template

AIA Sessions Only: Click here to download the AIA Approved Sessions Speaker PowerPoint Template. You can find a sample set of AIA Approved Session slides here.

PDH Codes


To obtain the PDH credit, participants must register their attendance at each session for which they are requesting credit. A numeric session-specific code will be assigned to each session and only those who participate will have access to the code. As a speaker, you need to announce the PDH code at the beginning and end of your presentation. Additionally, please make sure the session PDH code is on the first and last slide of your presentation. PDH Codes are available on the AI portal. Please do not share this information to anyone other than those attending your session.

Speaker Prep Webinar


This Speaker Prep Webinar features 4x Emmy winner Jan Fox, whose current career is working with speakers to improve their presentations.

Marketing Kit


Please use the materials in our Marketing Kit to help promote your participation and increase your presence so your target audience can find you before, during, and after the show. 



If you have any questions regarding housing and registration please contact the AISC Meetings Department at

Any other questions regarding speaking at The Steel Conference can be directed to Scott Melnick at