Annual Stability Conference / NASCC: The Steel Conference
Stability behavior in steel seismic systems
U.S. and international design standards related to the stability of components and systems
Stability of tubular members under a variety of demands
Local buckling of steel members
Stiffener requirements and optimization for steel plates, connections, and members
Stability in members with holes
Stability of straight and curved steel bridges
Probabilistic treatments for design against stability limit states
New analytical methods for stability
Stability of members at elevated temperatures
Bracing requirements for structural stability
Student authors of papers accepted for presentation at the Annual Stability Conference are eligible for consideration of the Vinnakota Award. The award is given to the best student-authored paper presented at the conference. The award selection is based on the full paper. To qualify for the award, the student must be the primary author of the paper, the presenter at the conference, and submit the paper on time. See Awards for more information.
Paper Deadlines and Submission
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-September 1, 2017 Abstracts Due
-January 26, 2018 Papers Due
-April 10-13, 2018 Meeting and Conference - Baltimore, MD (Baltimore Convention Center)
The advance program for the 2018 SSRC ASC Sessions will available later this year on the NASCC website
Location and Housing
The 2018 Annual Stability Conference is once again being held in conjunction with NASCC: The Steel Conference in Baltimore, MD from April 10-13, 2018. The conference takes place at the Baltimore Convention Center. Lodging and other travel information can be found on the NASCC website.
Partial Reimbursement for SSRC Members
Partial travel reimbursement is provided for SSRC members that present papers or moderate sessions during the Annual Stability Conference. Reimbursement details are provided along with correspondence of paper acceptance.
Future Annual Stability Conferences
Future Annual Stability Conferences will take place at the following NASCC locations:
April 2-5, 2019 - St. Louis, Missouri [America's Center Convention Complex]
April 21-24, 2020 - Atlanta, Georgia [Georgia World Congress Center]
April 13-16, 2021 - Louisville, Kentucky [Kentucky International Convention Center]
Stability Conferences and Proceedings
Proceedings from SSRC Annual Stability Conferences are available in the AISC Education Archive Search. Print-on-demand copies of the proceedings are also available from Curran Publishing. The proceedings are also included in major academic indices such as Elsevier’s Scopus.