We are excited to announce this year's keynote and guest speakers.

Keynote Speaker

Sponsored by

Tamara Robertson
Engineer, Emmy-nominated producer, and star of the MythBusters TV show

Monday, October 9 | Opening Session (8:00 – 10:30 am)

Prior to joining the MythBusters, Tamara spent a decade in corporate engineering where she was pivotal in creating Women in Leadership mentorship programs. During this time, she noted a lack of women so in 2015, she transitioned full time to outreach in hopes of inspiring more young women to pursue S.T.E.M. careers. It was during this time that she was given the opportunity to battle it out for a chance to join the MythBusters legacy where her lifetime experience as a tinkerer and collector of skills landed her as the only woman finalist and 2 x MVP winner.

Opening Session Speaker

Kitty Radcliffe
CEO, Explore St. Louis
Opening Session

Insight Session Panelists

Allison Cook
Construction Plans Examiner
Arlington County, Virginia
Insight Session

Dan Dockery
Retired Building Official
WS/FC Planning & Development Services, North Carolina
Insight Session

David Gibson, BA MSc DMS MRICS CEnv C.Build.E FCABE
Governor of the World Organization of Building Officials
Insight Session

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Robert Hertle
Professor (Honorary) at Technische Universität München (TUM)
Proprietor of Hertle Ingenieure
Insight Session

Scott Holm
Building Structure and Sciences Senior Consultant
BRAUN Intertec
Insight Session

Peter Laurenson
President, Building Official Institute of New Zealand
Insight Session

Christopher McWhite
Building & Zoning Official
Smithfield, Rhode Island
Insight Session

Geoff Mitchell
Managing Director, GMA Certification Group
Chair of the ICC Global Membership Council
Insight Session

James A. Richardson Jr., CPD
Plumbing Inspection Supervisor, City of Columbus
Insight Session

Dr. Ali Shash
Professor, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
General Manager, Green Court Company for Trades and Contracting
Advisory Committee Member, Saudi Building Code National Committee (SBCNC)
Insight Session

Terry Smith
Former Chairman of the State Plumbing Board of Louisiana
Insight Session

Hiroki Sunohara
Managing Director/Secretary General
Institute of International Harmonization for Building and Housing (IIBH)
General Manager, International Department
The Building Center of Japan
Insight Session

Featured ICC Speakers

Rich Anderson
Director of PMG Resources
Education Session

Stella Carr
Energy and Resilience Project Manager
Education Session

Mark Fasel
Director of PMG Resources
Education Session

Gary Gauthier
Director of PMG Resources
Education Session

John Gibson
Instructor, Code Training
Education Session

Samhar Hoz
Associate Staff Engineer, MEM,
Codes and Standards
Education Session

Sandra Hyde
Managing Director,
Product Development
Education Session

Daniel Janousek
Senior Product Manager,
International Code Council
Insight Session

Cristina LoVerde
Vice President Client
Engagement, General Code
Insight Session

Joan O'Neil
Chief Knowledge Officer,
International Code Council
Insight Session

Lisa Reiheld
Director of PMG Resources
Education Session

Matt Sigler
PMG Executive Director
Insight Session

Jerica Stacey
Energy Code Specialist
Education Session

Kris Stenger
Director of Energy Programs
Education Session

Michael Temesvary
Vice President of Sales and External Relations, ICC-ES
Education Session

Doug Thornburg
Vice President and Technical Director, Products and Services
Education Session

Matthew Winn
Senior Vice President, Training
Education Session

Scott Winn
Senior Director, Training
Education Session