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2015 NASCC Conference Guide

2015 NASCC Conference Guide

The 2015 NASCC: The Steel Conference starts tomorrow at Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee. During the conference, we will be set up in booths 800 and 808. Learn about SDS/2 and stop by the BIM Easy Lounge to learn about our “Keys to Making BIM Easy” seminars. 

The exhibit hall is open from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday. 

Conference attendees who wear an SDS/2 sticker could be selected to win a $100 gift card. Tweet what you learned from attending one of the SDS/2 customer presentations listed below and you could win a swag bag with a tumbler, charger and folio. 

Sessions

Several Design Data customers and partners will lead or participate in sessions during the conference. Here’s a list of when they will be speaking. 

Wednesday, March 25

N47: What Is the NISD? 

  • 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., Room 209C
  • Speakers include: Fred Tinker of Pacific Drafting, Inc., and David Merrifield of SteelFab Texas

T4: Will Technology Change Our Business Models? Part 1: Identifying the Challenges 

  • 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m., Room 205C
  • Speakers include: Brian Cobb of Structural Detailing, LLC; Doug Fitzpatrick of Fitzpatrick Engineering Group; and Mark Holland Paxton & Vierling Steel

Thursday, March 26 

T5: Will Technology Change Our Business Models? Part 2: Debating the Solutions 

  • 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Room 205C 
  • Speakers include: Brian Cobb of Structural Detailing, LLC; Doug Fitzpatrick of Fitzpatrick Engineering Group; and Mark Holland Paxton & Vierling Steel

T3: State of Technology 

  • 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., Room 205C
  • Speakers include: Brian Cobb of Structural Detailing, LLC, and Luis Torres of The Steel Detailers, Inc. 

Q5: Stats + Quality = Increased Overall Production 

  • 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., Room 206AB
  • Speakers include: Lawrence Kruth, Douglas Steel Fabricating Corp. 

Friday, March 27

Q9: Demystifying Chapter N and the Building Code – What Every Fabricator and Erector Needs to Know 

  • 10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m., Room 206AB 
  • Speakers include: Lawrence Kruth, Douglas Steel Fabricating Corp.

N10a and N10b: Working with Large Trusses 

  • 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in Room 202AB and 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in Room 207AB
  • Speakers include: Sylvie Boulanger, Supermétal