The 2016 AISC Specification and Steel Construction Manual, 15th Ed., Seminar

October 25, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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American Structurepoint
7260 Shadeland Station
Indianapolis, IN 46256
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The 2016 AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings and the 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual are both available now. You won't want to miss this half-day seminar where important changes and clarifications that have been incorporated into these documents will be explained.  The seminar will examine the Specification chapter by chapter and highlight changes since the 2010 version.  Design examples will be presented to demonstrate the changes in the Specification and how to apply useful design aides in the Manual.

The seminar will highlight changes to:

  • Treatment of compression members with slender elements

  • Treatment of tees and double angles in bending

  • Shear provisions for built-up I-shapes

  • Bolted connection provisions

  • And more…



Louis F. Geschwindner, PhD, PE
Pennsylvania State University
Professor Emeritus

Louis F. Geschwindner is a former Vice President of Engineering and Research at AISC, Professor Emeritus of Architectural Engineering at Penn State University, and Senior Consultant at Providence Engineering Corporation. He received his Bachelor's degree in building science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and both his Master of Science in architectural engineering and his PhD in civil engineering from Penn State. He is a Registered Professional Engineer and taught at Penn State for more than 40 years. Professor Geschwindner is a past chairman of the Committee on Design of Steel Building Structures of the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (SEI/ASCE) and is a member of the AISC Committee on Specifications, chairing its Member Design technical committee. Dr. Geschwindner has been an author and presenter in many of the American Institute of Steel Construction lecture series.


$150 ISEA Member
$250 Non-Member 

Discounted Manual Purchase:  $125

The Steel Construction Manual, 15th Ed., is available for purchase with this seminar for $125 (a $400 value)! Only one discounted Manual purchase per registrant allowed and must be purchased in advance.  No on-site sales will take place.



7:30 AM Registration
8:00 AM Seminar begins
12:00 PM Seminar concludes

Note: No lunch will be provided.


Attendees will receive up to 4.0 PDHs for this seminar.

This seminar is approved by AIA. AISC is an approved provider in the states that require it. You can find more information here.

PDH Certificates verifying an individual's attendance to each seminar will be e-mailed to each attendee after the completion of the seminar.


All attendees will receive a copy of presentation slides.



$150.00 Member Ticket

$275.00 Member Ticket w/ AISC Manual

$250.00 Guest Ticket

$375.00 Guest Ticket w/ AISC Manual