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NASCC 2024


Registration Open for NASCC: The Steel Conference

San Antonio is the place to be this March for everyone involved in the design or construction of steel buildings and bridges!

Register today to get the best price on the industry’s top education event, featuring more than 250 sessions full of must-have practical information that you can implement as soon as you get home, an exhibit hall packed with more than 280 innovations you need to know about right now, and a chance to network with thousands of the nation’s preeminent designers, fabricators, erectors, and educators! The 2024 NASCC: The Steel Conference, scheduled for March 20-22 in San Antonio, is expected to attract nearly 7,000 participants.

The Steel Conference also hosts several specialty conferences, ranging from SSRC’s Annual Stability Conference to the Structural Engineering Institute’s SEIcon24 and the World Steel Bridge Symposium.

Why the Steel Conference?

Whether you’re a designer, fabricator, contractor, or educator, the Steel Conference offers practical sessions to help you do your job better. Rather than simply presenting paper abstracts, the Steel Conference is known for high-quality sessions providing real-world knowledge and guidance from carefully selected experts. AISC reaches out to a curated list of innovators who are changing the world and issues invitations to speak at the Steel Conference.

This year’s agenda

These are just a few of the things you’ll learn at the more than 250 technical sessions at this year’s Steel Conference--while earning up to 16.5 PDHs or 14 AIA LUs!

  • An AI-enhanced sustainable approach to structural steel design

  • Printing 3D metal structures with robots

  • Reviving the master builder: computational methods in steel design and fabrication

  • 10 overlooked Code of Standard Practice provisions

  • Augmented reality in structural steel construction

  • How parametric modeling brought Chicago O’Hare International Airport’s expansion to life

  • Using AI to reduce welding inspection time

  • 50 tips to improve steel-framed building structure constructability

  • Three innovative American bridges you need to know about right now

  • How to perfect diaphragm design

  • Where and how to start recovering shop costs for delays

  • An economic forecast and structural steel industry overview

  • And much, much more!

The Steel Conference incorporates seven specialty conferences: the World Steel Bridge Symposium, QualityCon, Architecture in Steel, SafetyCon, the SSRC Annual Stability Conference, the NISD Conference on Steel Detailing, and--just for this year!--SEICon24. See for details about what those conferences have to offer this year.


The Steel Conference takes place in San Antonio, March 20 to 22. Registration starts at $420 for members--and the price increases each week, so hurry! You’ll also want to book early to take advantage of special rates at local hotels.

AISC offers special rates for multiple registrants from the same firm, architects, recent graduates, educators, and public agency employees. Student members can attend the Steel Conference for free and may be eligible for help with travel costs.

Press registration is complimentary; journalists can contact Dani Friedland at for details.



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