Celebrate SteelDay 2011

Please join the industry in celebrating SteelDay 2011 on September 23 as the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) launches for the third time the steel industry’s biggest educational and networking event. On this day, customers and the general public will get the opportunity to see the workings of the steel industry first-hand and have the chance to meet and speak with the world’s most inspired thinkers from steel and other important industries.

The activities include:
• Opening the facilities, job sites and offices of steel mills, fabricators and service centers to customers and the general public to see how steel contributes to building America,
• Offering classes and webinars with Continuing Education Credits for engineers and architects,
• Coordinating visits to the offices of architects, engineers and contractors, and,
• Publicizing SteelDay® events in company newsletters and magazines, among many others.

• A networking event at the U.S. Department of Transportation (Washington, DC) on Thursday, September 22 from 11 am to 2 pm allows SteelDay participants to engage U.S. legislators and decision-makers interested in job creation, education, transportation and infrastructure. Lawrence Kavanagh, president of the Steel Market Development Institute, a business unit of AISI, will be providing remarks on steel bridge innovations that can help the United States meet its transportation infrastructure challenges. More information is available here.

• An interactive event at the Maryland Ironworker Training Facility (Upper Marlboro, MD) on Friday, September 23 from 9 am to 2 pm allows participants to become an ironworker for a day. Prizes and demonstrations will be held throughout the day. More information is available here.

To take part in a SteelDay 2011 event in your area, visit: http://www.aisc.org/steeldayevents/

Input your state and you will see a listing of steel industry-related activities in your area.
Since steel is one of the most important and sustainable materials, don’t miss the opportunity to participate in SteelDay 2011.
For more information about SteelDay 2011 contact AISC Director of Industry Initiatives Chris Moor.