NASCC: The Steel Conference

Students Connecting with Industry Sessions (SCIS)

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. SCIS is organized in cooperation with SE Solutions.


AISC Student Members are eligible for free registration which includes the following:

  • All Technical Sessions (Wednesday through Friday)
  • Entrance to the Exhibit Hall (Wednesday through Friday)
  • Exhibit Hall Coffee Breaks

For attending SCIS, AISC Student Members will receive:

  • A complimentary ticket to Thursday night's Conference Dinner (ticket issued at the close of Direct Connect)
  • Lunch on Thursday (while attending SCIS)
  • Up to $175 in travel assistance from AISC (Travel Reimbursement policies below)

Apply for your free AISC Student Membership here

Travel Reimbursement

AISC Student Members who attend the SCIS program will be eligible to receive up to a $175 reimbursement.

While at SCIS, you will receive an expense form to log your hotel and travel costs. You must either attend the Afternoon Session or Direct Connect session to receive an expense form at the end of the SCIS program. Receipts are required for reimbursement. 

Complete the form with your expense information and submit the form with copies of all of your receipts. Approximately, 4-6 weeks following the conference, upon approval by AISC, you will receive a check. View our expense guidelines for the complete list of what's included.  

You must be an AISC Student Member to receive reimbursement. 

Direct Connect Companies 

Below is a list of the companies that participated in the 2019 Direct Connect session at The Steel Conference in St. Louis. 

AG&E Structural Engenuity
Alper Audi, Inc.
ARW Engineers
BBM Structural Engineers, Inc.
Bliss & Nyitray
BlueScope Buildings
Cannon Design
Clark Nexsen
Degenkolb Engineers
Drucker Zajdel Structural Engineers
Federal Highway Administration
Fitzpatrick Engineering Group
Gregory P. Luth & Associates, Inc.
Hatfield Group
Hillsdale Fabricators, an Alberici Enterprise
HKS, Inc
IMEG Corp.
KPFF Consulting Engineers
Magnusson Klemencic Associates
Meyer Borgman Johnson
Modjeski and Masters
Penta Engineering
Pivot Engineers
RISA Tech, Inc.
Ruby + Associates
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Simpson Strong-Tie, Inc.
STV, Inc.
Thornton Tomasetti
Tipping Structural Engineers
Walter P Moore
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates
Zachry Engineering
ZFA Structural Engineers
Zieman Engineering


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