Tucson Chapter Dinner Meeting: University of Arizona Student Night

  • 20 Nov 2013
  • 6:00 PM
  • The Reddington Room at The UA Student Union, 1303 E University Blvd
  • 30


  • All Registrations after Nov. 17

Registration is closed

Presentations will Include:


Design Projects

Presented by students


 Innovations In Steel

by Erin Conaway


This presentation will demonstrate how recent steel industry innovations allow engineers and architects to easily express their design concepts and overcome client serviceability concerns. The steel industry works to provide strategic ideas for cost-effective and time-saving project performance. Attendees will gain the knowledge about low floor-to-floor height systems, long span solutions, the current supply chain and market conditions impacting the construction industry, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and improved shop drawing review methods, innovative connection methods and modular systems and how best to apply the requirements of AESS and current sustainability concerns.

Biographical Sketch

Erin Conaway, P.E., LEED AP is the Intermountain West Regional Engineer for the American Institute of Steel Construction. Erin represents the Institute in the states of Arizona, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and portions of Wyoming and Colorado. Erin works as a liaison between project decision makers and the steel community. She also provides educational resources to the design and construction community on technical and economic aspects of building with structural steel.

Prior to AISC, Erin worked for structural engineering consulting firms in various regions of the country including New York City, Denver, and most recently Phoenix. Her past experience involves all design phases and a variety of project types including commercial, renovation/restoration and high-rise residential. Erin is a licensed Professional Engineer in the states of Arizona and New York.

Erin is a graduate of the Oklahoma State University Architectural Engineering (Structures) program in Stillwater, OK.


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