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2018 NASCC: The Steel Conference Draws Record Attendance

Parul Dubey on April 18, 2018 - in Event Coverage, Events, News

(Chicago, IL) – The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) is pleased to announce that the 2018 NASCC: The Steel Conference attracted a record attendance of 5,175 in Baltimore last week. The record follows last year’s peak attendance count of 4,597 in San Antonio.

“We had many incredible sessions this year, especially our keynoters,” said Scott Melnick, senior vice president at AISC. “Duane Miller’s lecture on professional and life lessons attracted more than 2,000 people. And Rob Connor’s Higgins Lecture finally made fracture critical understandable for everyone. If you missed the conference, recordings of most of the sessions will be posted on AISC’s website (www.aisc.org/educationarchives) in just a few weeks.”

This year’s conference featured more than 130 sessions covering the latest design concepts, construction techniques and cutting-edge research. And the exhibit hall was buzzing with more than 200 exhibitors showcasing products ranging from fabrication equipment to structural design software. The conference was also packed with networking opportunities, special events and programs.

You can view photos from this year’s conference on AISC’s Facebook page in the 2018 NASCC: The Steel Conference photo album. Next year’s conference will take place April 3-5, 2019 in St. Louis. For more information, visit www.aisc.org/nascc.


For more information contact:

Tasha O’Berski
Communications Department

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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