March 15, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm


Join us for an A-to-Z look at chapter N of the AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings, including quality requirements for fabrication and erection, the difference between quality control and quality assurance, and how they relate to both the International Building Code and AISC Certification. If you have questions, you'll be leaving with the answers!

L E A R N I N G  O B J E C T I V E S

Chapter N has been a part of the AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360) since 2010.

  1. You will learn why this chapter is associated with the International Building Code.
  2. You will understand the differences between "perform" and "observe" of special inspections criteria.
  3. You will comprehend why quality certification programs are called out in AISC 360 and are valuable to the engineer and project owner.


1 CE Hour


This is a virtual event on Zoom and will NOT be recorded. Please register before 12 pm on Tuesday, 3/15, to ensure you receive access to the live presentation. Zoom information will be emailed a few hours before the presentation begins.

  • Members - $25
  • Non-Members - $50


About the Speakers

Todd Alwood
Vice President of Membership and Certification

Todd Alwood is the Vice President of Membership and Certification with AISC and oversees program activities for each department. He promotes AISC Certification to the construction industry and helps educate engineers, architects, and owners to its benefits. Todd has been with the Association for over 20 years, and before joining AISC, Todd was a consulting engineer.




Larry Kruth
Vice President of Engineering and Research 

Larry Kruth has been the vice president of engineering and research at the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) since 2016, where he oversees all of the Institute’s technical activities, including AISC standards and technical publications, manuals, research activities, and technical assistance and conceptual solutions through the AISC Steel Solutions Center. Previously, he was Vice President at Douglas Steel Fabricating in Lansing, Mich., where he spent more than three decades of his career. Mr. Kruth has notable expertise in fabrication and erection, quality systems, and safety and connection design. 




David Nauheimer ( Sargent & Lundy LLC )
Victor Sanchez ( FARNSWORTH GROUP )
Nichole Mueller ( Mueller & Associates, LLC )
John Miller ( Nayyar & Nayyar, International, Inc. )
Kevin Kuntz ( Magnusson Klemencic Associates )
Jamshid Jahedi ( Dome Structural Engineers )
Debra Hoegemeyer ( Uptown Structural Engineering LLC )
Brian Boysen ( Burns & McDonnell )
Michael Wiscons ( Building Technology Consultants, PC )
David Weihing ( ESD )
Jan Blok ( The Structural Group, Ltd. )
Saurabh Mittal ( Horner & Shifrin, Inc. )
Keli Dudek ( KeliAnn Engineering, LLC )
José Medero ( ESD (Environmental Systems Design, Inc) )
Steven Jastrzebski ( Sargent & Lundy )
William Kolbuk ( Sargent & Lundy LLC )
Jorge Medina ( Burns and McDonnell )
Daniel Morton ( Burns & McDonnell )
Juan Moreno ( CE Anderson & Associates )
Dennis Penepacker
Peter Busch ( HNTB )
John Owen ( Owen Engineering LLC )