I spent this week at Steel Week, the AISC’s North American Steel Construction Conference (NASCC) in Baltimore, MD. Every year, this conference is a great opportunity to share the CloudCalc philosophy with steel professionals. Likewise, the week presents a wonderful chance to explore the highlights of the host city (as you can see from these dispatches I wrote from Nashville and Orlando in previous years).
So arriving in Baltimore, I had to check out the points of interest. (Actually, once here, I realized that I have a little history with Baltimore. My first job out of school was with Bechtel in Gaithersburg, MD…and as a young engineer I took my EIT exam — called the “Fundamentals of Engineering” exam these days — in the Baltimore Convention Center, the same building that is hosting the NASCC!) Inner Harbor, check. Fort McHenry, check. Camden Yards, check. And now Sparrows Point! Continue reading