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TBA
Action Time Session Code Session Title
Preview   Houston Fine Arts Museum
Monday, April 12, 2021
Action Time Session Code Session Title
Preview 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM K1  Jim Fisher's Keys for Successful Designs: Quips & Myths
Keynote
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM B1  2020 Prize Bridge Awards
Students World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM S1  Advances in Stability Analysis
SSRC Annual Stability Conference
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM A1  Blueprint for Success: Mining Architecture's Approach to EDI for Inspiration in Engineering and Steel Professions
Submitted for AIA Credit Architecture in Steel
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Q1  Certification Forum
QualityCon
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM O1  Connections: Art, Science, and Information in the Quest for Economy and Safety — Current Views From Past Higgins Award Winners
Connections
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM E3  Introduction to Software Development for Structural Engineers
Design Analysis Steel Construction
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Z1  Navigating Marijuana in the Workplace
Business
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM I1  The Forge Prize: 2020/2021 Award Recipient Design Presentations
Students Submitted for AIA Credit Architecture in Steel Innovations
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CS2  A Baselift for a Second City Icon: The Willis Tower Repositioning Project
Students Submitted for AIA Credit Case Study
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM S2  Advances in Stability Analysis Continued
SSRC Annual Stability Conference
Preview 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM E4  Composite Construction 101: Fundamentals, Practical Implementation, and New Thrust Areas
Design Analysis
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM E31  Coordination and Completeness of Structural Construction Documents
Project Management
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM B2  Durability of Present-Day Corrosion Protection Systems
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Q2  Get to Know the Updates to the Certification Standard (AISC 207-20)
QualityCon
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM B22  Line Girder Analysis for Skewed Straight Steel I-Girder Bridges
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM A2  Complexity, Simplified
Submitted for AIA Credit Architecture in Steel
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM O2  Fastener Fundamentals and Important Changes to the Upcoming 2020 RCSC Specification
Connections
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Q3  How to Demystify Chapter N and the Building Code: What You Need to Know
QualityCon
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM B23  Innovative Railroad Bridge Solutions
Students World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM B3  Innovative Steel Bridge Solutions
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM S3  MAJR Award Session
SSRC Annual Stability Conference
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Z2  Understand Your Assets as a Manager
Business
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM E5  Update from 2019: Lateral Load Transfer From Diaphragms to Resisting Elements
Design Analysis
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Action Time Session Code Session Title
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM S4  Beedle Award Session
SSRC Annual Stability Conference
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Z3  Effectively Influence Others to Optimize Results
Business
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM O3  Hidden Gems: Connection Structural Integrity Code Changes and More
Connections
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM E1  High Strength Steel in the Wild
Design Analysis
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM R1  Industrial Crane Runway Capacity Upgrades
Erection
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Q4  Let's Go Nuts...And Bolts...And Washers
QualityCon
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM L1  Marijuana and the Workplace: How to Prioritize Safety While Avoiding Liability
Legal
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM B4  Railroad Bridges: Keep Those Trains Moving
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM A3  The Backbone of Educational Design in Texas -- Steel?
Submitted for AIA Credit Architecture in Steel
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM F1  Welding Fundamentals for Shop Personnel
Fabrication
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM A4  Architect's Guide to Designing with Steel
Submitted for AIA Credit Architecture in Steel
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM L2  Design Assist 2.0: Updates and Experiences
Legal
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM S5  Direct Strength Method
SSRC Annual Stability Conference
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM E7  Reduce Overall Steel Frame Costs - Early Connection Considerations are King!
Design Analysis
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM F2  Reducing the Hidden Costs of Welding
Fabrication
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Q5  Specs to Receiving: The Whole Nine Yards
QualityCon
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM R2  Staged Construction Analysis – Simple to Advanced
Erection
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM B5  Steel Bridges Can be Easy with NSBA's Guide to Navigating Routine Steel Bridge Design
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM O4  The Bottom Line: The Impact of 30 Years of Material and Code Changes on Connection Costs
Connections
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM F3  Best Coating Practices: How to Avoid Coating Failures
Fabrication
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM B6  BIM for Bridges: Practical Applications From Bridge Owners
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Z4  Build Teamwork That Works to Win
Submitted for AIA Credit Business
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM U1  CBF Provisions for Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Steel Buildings
Seismic
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Q6  Root Cause Analysis: Let's Improve It
QualityCon
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM A5  Shaping Structures: The Case for Cast Steel
Submitted for AIA Credit Architecture in Steel
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM S6  Special Topics in Structural Stability
SSRC Annual Stability Conference
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM E8  Structural Steel in Exterior Applications
Design Analysis
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM R7  The Deadly Dozen
Erection
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM L3  Understanding Commercial General Liability and Builders Risk Policies: What Covers What?
Legal
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM O5  Unordinary Tubular Connections
Connections
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM H1  8 Tips to Avoid the Traps of Unethical Behavior
Ethics
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM B7  Brent Spence Bridge Emergency Repair
Students World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM R4  Cranes: Good for More Than Just Erection
Erection
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM L4  Delay and Inefficiency Claims: Making Your Best Case
Legal
Preview 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM E29  Ductility: Another View
Design Analysis
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM A6  Layers of Transparency and Functionality: The Steel and Glass Grid Shell at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
Students Submitted for AIA Credit Architecture in Steel
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Q7  Lessons Learned from Fabricators' and Erectors' Views on Inspection
QualityCon
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM E9  Meeting Tolerances Where Steel and Façade Collide
Design Analysis
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM F4  New Technology in Steel Fabrication
Fabrication
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM S7  Stability of Beams and Girders
SSRC Annual Stability Conference
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM E2  A Frame-Spine System with Force-Limiting Connections for Seismic Resilience
Design Analysis Seismic
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM B8  Analytical Modeling Techniques for Bridge Engineers
World Steel Bridge Symposium Code of Standard Practice Connections Design Analysis Erection
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM O6  Economical Exposed Steel Connections
Connections
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Z5  Even Introverted Engineers Can Network!
Business
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM L5  Killer Contract Provisions and Managing Risk
Constructability
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM U2  Principles and Practice in Seismic Design
Seismic
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM A7  Restoration and Upgrade of Masonry Structures with Steel
Submitted for AIA Credit Architecture in Steel
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM S8  Stability of Columns
SSRC Annual Stability Conference
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM E10  Steel Framed Stair Design: Overview and Gravity Loading
Design Analysis
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Q8  The Whys of Job Descriptions, Organization Charts, and Biographies
QualityCon
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM R5  You Lift Me Up: Critical Lift Planning Basics 101
Erection
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Action Time Session Code Session Title
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM B9  Case Studies on Rehabilitating Large Steel Bridges
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Q9  Do You Have Bolting Questions? AISC's Steel Solutions Center Has the Answers!
QualityCon
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Z6  Feel Like Your Career's Going Nowhere? Chart a New Course to Success
Business
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM R6  How Is Your Steel Deck Attached?
Erection Steel Construction
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM I5  SpeedCore - Lessons from Research and Implementation, Part One: Research
Innovations
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM S9  Stability of Frames and Frame Systems
SSRC Annual Stability Conference
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM E11  Steel-Framed Stair Design: Seismic Considerations & Delegated Design
Design Analysis
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM U3  Structural Analysis and Design of SoFi Stadium
Students Seismic
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM O7  Welding of Obsolete and Historical Structural Steels
Connections
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Y1  Challenges for Designers of Crane-Supporting Steel Structures
Constructability
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM O8  Delegating Connection Design - A Refresher
Connections
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM R3  Erection Engineering of the SoFi Stadium Roof
Students Erection
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM E12  Get Fired Up: Better Safety, Economy, and Aesthetics for Performance-Based Structural Fire Engineering
Submitted for AIA Credit Design Analysis
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Q10  How to Incorporate Risk-Based Thinking Into the Everyday
QualityCon
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM B10  Implementation of Integrated Redundancy Approaches
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM A8  Kinetic Structures featuring Case Study: The Shed
Submitted for AIA Credit
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM I6  SpeedCore - Lessons From Research and Implementation, Part Two: Implementation
Innovations
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM S10  Stability of Plates and Shells
SSRC Annual Stability Conference
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM U4  Structural Inspections for Seismic-Designed Structures Have You Quaking in Your Boots? We've Got You Covered!
Seismic
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Z7  Why Good Employees Say Goodbye: Employee Retention and Equity in the AEC Industry
Business
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM I7  A Marriage of Materials: Hybrid Steel and Mass Timber Construction at the Rhode Island School of Design
Submitted for AIA Credit Innovations
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM B11  Design and Behavior of Cross Frames in Straight and Curved Steel I-Girder Bridges
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM E13  HSS Specifications 101
Design Analysis
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM U5  Introduction to Seismic Connection Design and Detailing
Seismic
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM R8  Safety at First Site: How to Create a Site-Specific Safety Plan
Erection
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM S11  Stability of Structural Members
SSRC Annual Stability Conference
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Q11  The Secret to Effective Internal Audits
QualityCon
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Z8  The Theory and Practice of Difficult Negotiations
Business
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM U6  "R" You Ready for Braced Frames: From 3 to 8
Seismic
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM T8  A Visual Explanation of the IFC Standard
Technology
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Q12  Build Your Dream Team With Effective Training Programs
QualityCon
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM E27  Design, Detailing, and Efficiencies in Steel Design From a Fabricator's Perspective
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM B12  Field Repairs to Extend the Service Life of Steel Bridges
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM E30  Specifying Certification: What's In It For You?
Constructability
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Z9  Strengthen Your Impact as a People Manager
Business
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM E14  Where Does Wind Engineering Fit Into the Design Environment?
Design Analysis
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Z10  10 Tips to Manage Conflict
Business
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM E15  Brittle Fracture, The Whole Story: 40+ Years of Near Misses and Lessons Not Learned
Design Analysis
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM D1  Detailing and Coordinating Steel Deck
NISD Conference on Steel Detailing
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM U7  Seismic Provisions for Multi-Tiered Braced Frames
Seismic
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM S12  Stability of Wall and Roofing Systems
SSRC Annual Stability Conference
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM J1  Students Connecting with Industry Sessions: Career Insights
Students
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Q13  The Secret of Calibration
QualityCon
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM B13  Why Recent Major Bridge Projects Used Steel
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM E28  Zero Tolerance? The Absence of a Tolerance Does Not Mean It's Zero
Design Analysis
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Action Time Session Code Session Title
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM E16  Base Plates Behaving Badly: Destroying Misconceptions That May Ruin Your Design
Design Analysis
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM B14  Design of Economic and Effective Non-Composite Steel Box-Section Members
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM D2  Detailing for Steel Joists and Joist Girders
NISD Conference on Steel Detailing
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Q14  How to Perform an Effective Management Review
QualityCon
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Z11  Risk Management - Are You Doing It Right?
Business
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM S13  Stability under Seismic Loading
SSRC Annual Stability Conference
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM W1  Work is Making Me Sick!
Project Management
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM T1  Yes, You Scan! Laser Scanning and Steel
Technology
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM E17  Better Base Plate Designs in 60 Minutes
Design Analysis
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM W2  Fundamentals of Project Scheduling for Steel Fabrication
Project Management
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM B15  History and Advancements in Steelmaking and Plate Availability
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Q15  How Can a Steel Erector Effectively Train Its Supervisors and Workforce on Quality?
QualityCon
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Z12  Lean Fabrication
Business
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM T4  New and Evolving Applications for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
Technology
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM D3  Quality Procedures in the Detailing Office
NISD Conference on Steel Detailing
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM S14  Topics in Lateral-Torsional Buckling
SSRC Annual Stability Conference
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM E18  Don't Get Bent Out of Shape! Everything You Need to Know about Design Guide 36: Design Considerations for Camber
Design Analysis
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Q16  How to use 5S Methodology in the Office, Shop, and Field to Increase Speed!
QualityCon
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM T2  Legal Lessons Learned with Building Information Modeling (BIM)
Technology
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM W3  Managing Projects with Delegated Stair Design
Project Management
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM B16  Need a Bridge Fast? Better Call Steel!
Students World Steel Bridge Symposium Case Study Constructability Design Analysis Erection Steel Construction
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Y2  Rebuilding the Big Box
Submitted for AIA Credit Constructability
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM E24  Retrofitting Existing Buildings with Steel Joists
Design Analysis
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM D4  Successful Detailing for Hot-Dip Galvanizing
NISD Conference on Steel Detailing
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Z13  The People Side of Change: An Introduction to the ADKAR Method of Change Management
Business
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Q17  Establish Measurable Goals With Business Case Writing
QualityCon
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM B17  Let's Build!
Students World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM E25  Non-Uniform and Concentrated Loading on Steel Deck
Design Analysis
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM H2  Northridge: The Dilemma of Changing Codes Following a Catastrophic Event
Ethics Students
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM E19  Overview of Two New AISC Standards: the Specification for Structural for Structural Stainless Steel Buildings (AISC 370-21) and the Code of Standard Practice for Structural Stainless Steel Buildings (AISC 313-21)
Design Analysis
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Z14  Scheduling Shop Resources to Create Productive Flow
Business
Preview 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM D5  The Benefits of the Individual Detailer Certification Program
NISD Conference on Steel Detailing
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM T3  Artificial Intelligence: The New Frontier in Structural Design
Technology
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM E26  Beast of Burden: Shear Connection Beam Reinforcement
Design Analysis
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM B18  Competitive Short-Span Steel Bridges
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Z15  Creating Shareholder Value in your Steel Fabrication Business
Business
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM W5  Effective Project Management: The Job Set Up
Project Management
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM E20  Movement Joints: What Are They and When Are They Needed?
Design Analysis
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Y4  Practical Guidance for Erection Engineering from a Steel Erector
Constructability Erection
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM D6  The NISD Industry Standard
NISD Conference on Steel Detailing
Friday, April 16, 2021
Action Time Session Code Session Title
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM E6  AISC Research - Updates from SDII
Design Analysis
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM E21  Cable Net Walls: Behind the Glass Curtain
Design Analysis
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM B19  Current Information on Constraint-Induced Fractures and Intersecting Welds
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Z16  How to Establish an Effective Preventative Maintenance Program
Business
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM T6  Robotic Assembly and Fabrication
Technology
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Y5  The Need for Speed!
Constructability Steel Construction
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM D7  The Steel Detailer and Client Steel Management Software
NISD Conference on Steel Detailing
Preview 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM I3  The World's First Metal 3D-Printed Bridge
Students Innovations
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM B20  Alternative Contracting Techniques for Replacement and Rehabilitation of Steel Bridges
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM E22  Diaphragm Design That Makes Sense
Design Analysis
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM B24  Emerging Steel Bridge Technologies
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM I4  How Can the Steel Industry Drive True Innovation?
Innovations
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Y6  Quality Assurance for Structural Engineering Firms
Constructability
Preview 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM D8  Weld Details, Welding Code Requirements, Symbols, Processes, and Joints
NISD Conference on Steel Detailing
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Y7  Creating Constructable Details
Constructability
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CS1  Global Life Field: The Largest Single Panel Retractable Roof
Students Case Study Constructability Steel Construction
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM B25  Hole-y Beams, Batman! Evaluating Capacity of Deteriorated Steel Beams
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM B21  Meet the Cast: Cast Steel in Bridges
World Steel Bridge Symposium
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM T5  Mind the Gap: Addressing the Tech Disparity in Construction
Technology
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM E23  Roof Design With Special Profile Joists
Design Analysis
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM T7  Using Technology to Attract a New Generation of Shop Labor
Technology
Preview 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM D9  Working with BIM XPs in the Detailing Office
NISD Conference on Steel Detailing
Preview 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM K2  T.R. Higgins Lecture: SpeedCore and Steel-Concrete Composite Construction--The Best of Both Worlds
Students Submitted for AIA Credit Keynote
Preview 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM J2  Student Steel Bridge Competition Awards
Students