Live Stream Registration Now Open for Select Sessions from The Steel Conference

February 16, 2016

(Chicago, IL) - From truss design to new approaches for fire engineering, AISC is now offering you the opportunity to watch selected sessions from this year’s NASCC: The Steel Conference live from your own office or conference room from April 13-15.

This year we’re streaming 24 sessions during 12 time slots. You have the option of watching as many sessions as you want--and you can receive up to 16 PDHs (1.6 CEUs). The cost for the first person from your firm to register is $225 (for AISC members; non-members pay $350), with each additional registrant from your firm costing just $10 each.

This year’s Steel Conference is scheduled for April 13-15 in Orlando (visit for the full program or to register).

The scheduled streaming sessions include:

Wednesday 3:15-4:15 p.m.

  • N11A Connection Design, Detailing, and Fabrication for Seismic Resistance
  • N10A Stiffness Reduction within the Direct Analysis Method -- Composite Design

Wednesday 4:30-6:00 p.m.

  • N5A Design of Stability Connections for Beams Used in Steel Seismic Frames
  • N1A Truss Design and Construction: Did I Consider Everything?

Thursday 8:00-9:30 a.m.

  • N78A 90 Seismic Design Ideas in 90 Minutes
  • N56 Practical Implementation of Composite Floor Design

Thursday 10:15-11:45 a.m.

  • N45A Super Tall (and Super Cool) Buildings in Asia
  • N55A Classical Analysis Approaches Applied to 2nd Order Analysis

Thursday 1:15-2:15 p.m.

  • N48 Current View from Past Higgins Winners: Shankar Nair
  • N91A What Your Fabricator Wishes You Knew About HSS

Thursday 3:00-4:00 p.m.

  • N32A Steel Structures in Fire: New Approaches for Modeling and Analysis
  • N35 SWOT Analysis of “BIM to FAB” Workflow Processes

Thursday 4:15-5:15 p.m.

  • N28A Fun is in the Details
  • N25B Recent Research on Embedded Column Base Connections

Friday 8:00-9:30 a.m.

  • N19B How to Avoid Costly Coatings Failures
  • N59A Demystifying Connection Design and Transfer Forces

Friday 10:15-11:45 a.m.

  • N72B Combined Lateral Systems
  • N60A Steel Joist Floor Systems: Best Practices

Friday 1:00-2:30 p.m.

  • N80B Diaphragm Design 101
  • N82B Tall Curtain Wall Systems and Large Seismic Drift

Friday 2:45-3:45 p.m.

  • N65B Applications of Non-Contact Measurements in Steel Structures
  • N67 Increasing the Downstream Value of Design Models

Friday 4:00-5:30 p.m.

  • N58B Industrial Buildings and Nonbuilding Structures: Design Challenges
  • N61B Analysis and Design of Stabilizer Plates in Single Plate Shear Connections

Note: All times are given as ET.

To register for the streaming sessions from NASCC Live, please visit


For more information contact:

Dani Friedland
Marketing Communications Strategist

American Institute of Steel Construction

The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a non-partisan, 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, market development, and advocacy. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information. 

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