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National Forum for Steel Detailers

This year's Australian Steel Convention provides an excellent opportunity for construction modellers and steel detailers from around Australia to gather and discuss the issues affecting our industry.

The Australian Institute of Steel Detailers (AISD) in conjunction with the ASI is holding a forum style event at the Convention to facilitate these discussions.

Time: AISD National Forum Tuesday 19 September 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Venue: Marriott Hotel Surfers Paradise. Information regarding the meeting room location will be available on the day
Cost for the Forum only: $150 per person including lunch and afternoon forum session.
Cost for the full day on Tuesday: $395 per person including morning plenary sessions and tea, lunch and afternoon forum session.
The afternoon session concludes with a combined gathering of steel fabricators, modellers and detailers for networking, drinks and canapes.

Speakers at the Tuesday morning sessions include:

  • Richard Dennis – Chief Economist, The Australia Institute
  • Alan Nightingale – Manager, Steel Compliance Australia
  • Ed Whalen – President and CEO, Canadian Institute of Steel Construction
  • Pablo Santos - Director, S&L Steel Fab

Provisional agenda for afternoon:

  • Discuss the progress for the AISD National amalgamation: Legal pathway and steps taken; Name change - Australian Construction Modellers Association (ACMA); Financial arrangements; ACMA Board makeup; Review of our aims and objectives; Frequency of state and national meetings.
  • An update on the review of the Steel Detailer’s Handbook
  • National membership drive – discuss how to achieve a wider membership base
  • IPD uptake and the broadening of Construction Modelling work types and scope
  • IPD Competition – State and National
  • Quality of design documentation was the big driver for the formation of the AISD. Is it time to revisit this issue and its relevance today
  • Construction modeller training and qualification

The afternoon session concludes with a combined gathering of steel fabricators, modellers and detailers for networking, drinks and canapes.

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