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Building Safety Month Week 1 Virtual Event on Energy & Innovation sponsored by AMCA & RESNET

      • Title: “International Energy Conservation Code: 2021 Changes, Getting Involved in the 2024 Process”
      • Date: May 5
      • Time: 3:00 PM EST
      • Register here
      • CEUs: This webinar qualifies for 0.1 CEUs from the International Code Council
      • Speakers:
        • Michael Ivanovich, Sr. Director Global Affairs, AMCA International
        • Ryan Colker, Vice President of Innovation, International Code Council
        • Jerica Stacey, Energy Code Specialist, International Code Council

Building Safety Month Week 2 Virtual Networking Event sponsored by ACI

ICC Sustainability Membership Council Sponsored Events

      • Video series promoting Building Safety Month on social media
      • Free Webinar: “Meet the ICC Membership Councils”

Building Safety Month Week 3 Virtual Event: "Hot" Water Safety

      • Title: "Hot" Water Safety
      • Date: May 19
      • Time: 2:00 PM EST
      • Register here

Women in Standards Sponsored Event

      • Title: “Codes and Standards, How Are They Different and How are Codes Developed?”
      • Date: May 20
      • Time: 3:00 PM EST
      • Presented by: Sara Yerkes, Senior Vice President of Government Relations at the International Code Council
      • Register here.
      • Discount code for ICC Members: 2021ICCMbr

Building Safety Month Week 4 Virtual Event on The Future of Building Codes and Hazard Mitigation sponsored by 4LEAF

      • Title: “The Future of Building Codes and Hazard Mitigation”
      • Date: May 25
      • Time: 2:00 PM EST
      • Register here
      • CEUs: This webinar qualifies for 0.1 CEUs from the International Code Council
      • Speakers:
        • Karl Fippinger, CEM, PMP, Vice President, Government Relations, Fire and Disaster Mitigation, International Code Council
        • Cindy Davis, ICC Vice President, Deputy Director of Building and Fire Regulations, Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development
        • Eric Letvin, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Mitigation, Federal Emergency Management Agency
        • Edward Laatsch, Chief, Building Science Branch, Federal Emergency Management Agency
        • Daniel Kaniewski, Managing Director, Public Sector, Marsh McLennan

Social Media Campaign 2021

Spread the world about Building Safety Month, the importance of building safety and the role of the code official by engaging with your followers on social media. Make sure to use the official Building Safety Month hashtag #BuildingSafety365 on all your posts.

    1. Join the Twitter #CODEversation. Every week we’ll post a series of questions related to each weekly theme throughout Building Safety Month. We want to hear from you!
    2. How can you join the #CODEversation?
      1. Follow @IntlCodeCouncil on Twitter to get notifications and tweeted questions related to the weekly theme throughout May.
      2. Provide helpful resources while replying to help gain more awareness to the topic being covered in the #CODEversation.
      3. Retweet the #CODEversation tweets to your colleagues and friends to help spread awareness of some of the topics building safety professionals like you are discussing.

Be sure to share any photos, news items or information about your virtual engagement in the Building Safety Month campaign on social media with the hashtag #BuildingSafety365.