Certification


QualityCon at NASCC: The Steel Conference

Charlotte, N.C. | April 12-14

Learn more and register today

QualityCon is the one-stop shop to help you improve your quality management processes. We’re gathering the experts to give you practical information you can implement as soon as you get home. Our goal: maximum bang for your buck.

Here are just a few of the things you can expect to learn at this year’s conference:

  • How to incorporate risk-based thinking into your everyday operations
  • Why, when, and what to calibrate
  • What you need to know about pursuing work in the transportation sector: requirements, relationships, oversight, and more
  • How to forge employee loyalty for recruiting and retention
  • How today’s erectors can integrate the latest technology to stay on the cutting edge--and boost your bottom line
  • How to train your QC team on what really matters--and streamline your documentation

QualityCon is incorporated into NASCC: The Steel Conference, which includes 200 sessions from the innovators driving today’s design and construction with structural steel, an exhibit hall packed with more than 250 products and services that can boost your business to the next level, and more!


Frequently Asked Questions

Before the Conference:

How is QualityCon different than NASCC: The Steel Conference?

NASCC: The Steel Conference is the premier educational and networking event for the structural steel industry. It includes over 150+ technical seminars, an extensive trade show, and many networking opportunities. QualityCon is a conference within NASCC: The Steel Conference. 

In more than 20 sessions, industry experts will share the latest on both the principles of quality management and specifics on how improving your quality processes will boost your bottom-line. Whether you are AISC certified, a fabricator, an erector, or want to learn more about quality systems, these sessions are for you! You will leave QualityCon with ideas and tools that will bring immediate value to your fabrication facility or erection jobsite.

How do I register for the conference?

Registration is easy to do – visit REGISTER. You’ll be able to register for the conference, plus book your hotel.

Do I save on conference registration if I’m an AISC member?

If you (or your company) are a member of AISC, then you are eligible for a member discount. Also, please remember that the sooner you register, the more you save! Registration prices increase each week.

During the Conference:

Can I attend the other NASCC sessions besides QualityCon?

Of course. Once you register for the conference, you have access to all technical sessions, keynotes, the exhibit hall, and other great activities.

Will I be able to obtain CEUs for attending QualityCon sessions?

Yes, attendees earn one professional development hour (PDH) for each hour of participation at a technical session at NASCC: The Steel Conference (One PDH is equivalent to 0.1 CEU).

Will AISC Certification and Quality Management Company (QMC) staff be on hand to answer questions?

Staff from AISC and QMC will be on hand to answer your questions about quality and the certification programs. They’ll be around the QualityCon session rooms, as well as at the AISC booth.

After the Conference:

I saw this great session last year. Do you record your sessions?

All the conference sessions are recorded and posted to the AISC website roughly six weeks after the conference. You can find the quality-focused sessions on the certification site, and there is a general search on the education archives page