Learn Live Schedule

The online training format includes AM and PM sessions. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are noted with each session where they are available. Click on the title below to see full description.

Day 1
Time
Title
Speakers
CEUs
11 am – Noon EST

A review of the most critical changes in the 2021 IBC structural chapters including special inspection and structural observation provisions. This presentation highlights a number of the new or revised sections and their implications on the design, plan review and inspection of buildings and structures, including information on referenced standards that have been updated to a new edition.

S. K. Ghosh
0.1
Noon – 1 pm EST

This presentation will cover the best practices for building departments of all sizes. In this course, we’ll focus on recognized best practices (as well as noteworthy practices currently being tested) in the areas of plan review, inspections, permitting, management/administration, legal, customer service, and information technology. These best practices have been collected by the ICC Major Jurisdictions Committee and IAS Building Department Accreditation Program.

Sam Palmer
Mike Bouse
0.1
3 pm – 4:30 pm EST

A group of distinguished international panelists will discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on the building safety industry throughout the world. Topics will include economic impact, best practices and pandemic strategy.

Facilitator: Judy Zakreski

Panelists:
Nick Hill: New Zealand and Australia; Mohamed Amer: Dubai;
Verne Emmanuel: Caribbean;
Tom Phoenix
0.15
Day 2
Time
Title
Speakers
CEUs
11 am – 12:30 pm EST

The Code Council will debut significant changes to be released in the 2021 International Building Codes. Get a sneak peak of the updated IBC, IRC, IFC and IPC, and get a head start on your building safety peers!

2021 IBC: Kim Paarlberg
2021 IRC: John Gibson
2021 IFC: Beth Tubbs
2021 IPC: Shawn Strausbaugh
0.15
3 pm – 4 pm EST

After the morning sneak peak, choose between the IBC, IRC, IFC and IPC break out sessions to go deeper with a code-expert! This networking session will give you an opportunity to ask questions and discuss 2021 code changes.

2021 IBC: Kim Paarlberg
2021 IRC: John Gibson
2021 IFC: Beth Tubbs
2021 IPC: Shawn Strausbaugh
0.1
4 pm – 5 pm EST

Join ICC and attendees for a Virtual Happy Hour during a presentation of the 2020 Code Council Awards.

Karla Higgs
n/a
Day 3
Time
Title
Speakers
CEUs
11 am – Noon EST

COVID-19 has forced every industry to adapt to a virtual world. This session will provide tips and tricks to help you thrive in the new environment, including: virtual meeting management, online learning time management and engagement.

John Delesandro
0.1
Noon – 1 pm EST

Earlier this year, the Code Council released Recommended Practices for Virtual Inspections. This overview will include suggestions for implementing an effective and consistent RVI program and how to assist AHJs in adapting readily available technologies in their own inspection program.

Dave Walls
Steve Jones
0.1
1:30 pm – 2 pm EST

Lunch and Learn: Digital Codes Demo

Joan O'Neil
Traci Deese
Daniel Janousek
n/a
2 pm – 3 pm EST

ICC Evaluation Service will introduce and answer your questions about the 3D printing revolution! What is it? How is it used in the building safety world? How can you use it? What is the future of 3D printing?

Mahmut Ekenel
Dr. Berok Khoshnevis
Babak Zareiyan
0.1
Day 4
Time
Title
Speakers
CEUs
11 am – Noon EST

The session will explore drivers, issues and code related provisions for energy storage, including fuel cells battery systems and PV installations. Current energy storage drivers including increased use of onsite renewables and grid modernization and stability will be covered. Issues associated with fires safety, hazardous materials will be addressed from a fire engineering perspective, and finally an overview of how the I-Codes address energy storage including the International Fire Code and International Building Code, and key standards.

Michelle Britt
0.1
Noon – 1 pm EST

Opportunites for a successful career in building safety are increasing every day. Find out about the industry need for new professionals and hear about our panel's experience in joining the building safety industry.

Dwayne Garriss
Cecilia Sevilla
John Hudgison
0.1
1:30 pm – 2 pm EST

Lunch and Learn: Oracle

Oracle
n/a
3 pm – 4 pm EST

Follow up for a Q&A Panel with our Career in Building Safety speakers to hear about the evolution of the building safety industry: past, present and future!

Dwayne Garriss
Cecilia Sevilla
John Hudgison
0.1
Day 5
Sponsored by ISO
Time
Title
Speakers
CEUs
11 am – Noon EST

The 2021 International Plumbing Code Methods of Venting will provide an in depth look at venting methods prescribed within the 2021 IPC. This toolbox of venting options provides a multitude of ways to properly design and install sanitary waste and vent systems with safe and cost effective venting methods. This overview will also assist with the design requirements and the installation practices related to 2021 IPC compliant sanitary waste and venting methods.

Gary Gauthier
0.1
Noon – 12:45 pm EST

Join us for a conversation with Eric "Doc" Wright, Founder & CEO of Vets2PM, LLC, and Amazon #1 Best Seller, as he shares his experience as a Veteran entering a new career. A dynamic, guided virtual networking session will follow our keynote address.

Doc (Eric Wright)
0.15