Steel Joist Institute Presents Webinar on Designing With Steel Roof Deck

FLORENCE, S.C., March 5, 2014 – The Steel Joist Institute, in partnership with The Steel Deck Institute, announced the presentation of its upcoming March webinar, titled "Designing with Steel Roof Deck." The webinar will be held on Wednesday, March 19 from 3:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. (EST).

Presenters will expand on the newly released SDI "Roof Deck Design Manual" and explore specific tables and examples from the publication. Ideal for structural engineers and engineering managers or supervisors, the webinar will discuss the benefits of steel roof deck, manufacturing processes, shapes, properties and finishes of this product. Industry accepted methods of attaching steel deck will be also be presented.

Individual and site registration for the webinar is now available online at Individual registration cost is $40.00 and each person who registers will receive his or her own link to the webinar and earn 0.15 CEUs, 1.5 PDHs or 1.5 LUs. Site registration also is available for $160.00, allowing multiple attendees from the same company to utilize one link to the webinar. 

Besides setting standards for the steel joist industry, the Steel Joist Institute works closely with major building code bodies throughout the country helping to develop code regulations regarding steel joists and Joist Girders. The Institute also invests thousands of dollars in research related to steel joists and Joist Girders and offers a complete library of publications and other training and research aids. The Steel Joist Institute is a not-for-profit organization. For more information, visit or join the Steel Joist LinkedIn group. 

Erin Smith
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J. Kenneth Charles, III
Managing Director, Steel Joist Institute
Tel: 843.407.4091