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2014 Annual Meeting and Training Sessions

2014 Annual Meeting and Training Sessions

“Building Strong Connections”
DELEGATES PROGRAM - TECHNICAL SESSIONS

Past Sessions

Monday, September 29th, 2014
6:45 am - 8:15 amContinental Breakfast - Exhibitor Area - Great Room A&B
8:30 am - 10:00 amOpening Ceremonies - Great Room C M/C VP Alan Shaw, CBCO. Speeches, special guests and awards (OMA-Video Presentation)
9:00 am - 10:30 amACBOA Meeting - Strategy Room 7
10:00 am - 11:30 amBreak and Trade Show - Exhibitor Area
10:30 am - 12:00 pmMMAH Provincial Updates - Niagara Room Crowne Plaza
Brenda Lewis, Director - MMAH |James Douglas, Manager - MMAH | Chris Thompson, Manager - MMAH - Both Ministry/Ontario Government sessions bookend the conference: The first session lightly covers the chosen...
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmCity of Niagara Lunch - Great Room C Great Room C
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmChapter Chairs Meeting -
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmPlumbing - The house and nothing but the house!! - Strategy Room 1
Bill Plewes - Director of Building Services and Chief Building Official - A detailed look into what every inspector needs to know about inspecting plumbing in a single family dwelling.
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmBuilding Failures and Forensic Engineering - Strategy Room 2
Joseph S Vidican, P.Eng. - Vidican Engineering Inc. - This presentation is about understanding about what is involved in forensic engineering and investigations. Presenting real cases and circumstances...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pm2015 OBC Enhanced Barrier-Free Requirements - Strategy Room 3
David Vickers, B.Sc., CET, CFPS | Project Manager, Randal Brown & Associates Engineering Ltd. - This presentation will provide a general overview of the Ontario Building Code enhanced barrier free...
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmBreak and Trade Show - Exhibitor Area
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmPlumbing - Plumbing Disasters and how to avoid them. - Strategy Room 1
Bill Plewes - Director of Building Services and Chief Building Official- A look into cases that involve plumbing disasters causing injury or death and how the inspector can prevent these from happening...
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmFarm Buildings - Current Building Issues - Strategy Room 2
Steve Adema, Director of Engineering, Principal - A look at current issues surrounding agricultural buildings, structural considerations, design pitfalls and building codes. Issues highlighted by actual...
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmBrownfields Program - Ontario Reg. 153/04 and OBC - Strategy Room 3
Jennifer Volpato M.Eng., P.Geo., P.Eng. - This presentation will focus on the interaction between Ontario Regulation 153/04 (as amended) and the Ontario Building Code Act including a detailed discussion...
6:15 pm - 7:45 pmTheme Night Dinner - Great Room C Sheraton on The Falls - Following Dinner, Experience the mystery and art of illusion with Greg Frewin (Off Site).
Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
6:45 am - 8:15 amContinental Breakfast - Exhibitor Area
8:30 am - 10:00 amAnnual General Meeting - Great Room C - President Mike Seiling, CBCO | M/C John DeVries, CBCO, (Exhibitor Special Recognition Awards, IPEX, Cast Iron Soil Pipe(Bibby Ste. Croix, CUFCA, Durock, BASF) FaceTime with Target 9:30am
9:00 am - 10:30 amACBOA Meeting - Strategy Room 7
10:00 am - 11:30 amBreak and Trade Show - Exhibitor Area
10:30 am - 12:00 pmCSA Group - Declaring Environmental Impacts of Products - From PCRs to EPDs - Strategy Room 1
Want to learn more about the environmental impact of products? Learn why product transparency is increasingly important in today`s marketplace CSA Group is pleased to provide a session at the OBOA AMTS...
10:30 am - 12:00 pmFarm Buildings - Structural Concrete Considerations - Strategy Room 2
Bart Kanters, P.Eng., MBA (Director of Technical Services) - Agricultural farm buildings continue to increase in size and complexity and some manure storage facilities are equivalent in size to that of...
10:30 am - 12:00 pmLegal - Electronic Notes, Courtroom Testimony - Strategy Room 3
Ted Allen - Senior Prosecutor, Region of York ELECTRONIC NOTES: Can the inspector rely on computer generated notes for court? COURTROOM TESTIMONY: Part one certificate evidence whereby the inspector...
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmExhibitors & Past Presidents Lunch - Great Room C
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmMid Rise Construction - Strategy Room 1
Steven Street-Technical Director, Canadian Wood Council - This presentation will focus on Mid-rise wood construction. The presentation will briefly touch on code history to provide context for pending...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmRadon Mitigation in Can. New Exposure Guidelines, Research & Stand. Dev. - Strategy Room 2
Dr. Mainul Husain - Regional Radiation Specialist, Health Canada, Environmental Health Program, Ontario Region - Learn more about effective radon mitigation techniques described in Health Canada's Reducing...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmAlternative Solutions to use Non-ULC Listed Combustible Sprinkler Pipe. - Strategy Room 3
Mr. Don Casey, LEL, C.E.T., CFPS, BCIN - Randal Brown & Associates Engineering Ltd - This session will discuss the use of the Alternative Solution Proposal provisions in the 2012 Ontario Building Code...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmPowerBlades Industries Inc. - Niagara - 615 Rusholme Road, Welland
Bus leaves after lunch on Tuesday (1:30pm) This year's tour will focus on wind power generation. Already home to the mighty Niagara Falls, perhaps the 'greenest' generator of power in the country, over...
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmBreak - 5th Floor
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmPassivhaus Standard - Strategy Room 1
Craig England, B.E.S., M. Arch., OAA, LEED AP BD+C, Architect | Terrell Wong, BArch, OAA, Architect | Danny Harvey, Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc. - Ontario Association of Architects - Emerging sustainable rating...
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmThe Goderich Tornado And The Aftermath - Strategy Room 2
Jason Dykstra CBO - The Town of Goderich, Jim Spence - Former CBO of The Town of Goderich - There are no details for this sessions at this time.
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Marijuana Production Facilities - Strategy Room 3
Ms. Patricia A. Douel, P.Eng. - Steve Wever, MCIP, RPP - Senior Planner, GSP Group Inc. Federal regulations, the different types of operations and typical building/location requirements.
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
6:45 am - 8:15 amContinental Breakfast - 5th Floor
8:30 am - 10:00 amA Road Map to the Fire Code - How it relates to the Building Code. - Strategy Room 1
A Road Map to the Fire Code - How it relates to the Building Code, its main purposes, and Retrofit (OFMEM) Ms. Susan Clarke - This presentation will explain the purpose of the Ontario Fire Code (OFC)...
8:30 am - 10:00 amHigh performance buildings and Passive survival - Strategy Room 2
Jack Laken, P.Eng. B.Sc., President of Termobuild Canada - This session reveals simple and instantly rewarding sustainable initiatives that can be implemented to heat and cool buildings using basic off-the-shelf...
9:00 am - 10:30 amACBOA Meeting - Strategy Room 7
10:00 am - 11:30 amBreak - 5th Floor
10:30 am - 12:00 pmRecognizing Risk and Reducing Liability for Municipal Building Departments 2014 - Strategy Room 1
Alison Orr,P.Eng., CBCO - Marianne Brown,P.Eng., CBCO - This updated session will help municipal building officials recognize risk and reduce liability associated with plan examination and inspections....
10:30 am - 12:00 pmLegal Corner #1 - What's New, What's Significant, What You Need to Know - Strategy Room 2
Leo Longo, John Mascarin | Aird & Berlis - Stephen Lockwood | MMAH - Come attend your annual legal update on significant court decisions and new legislation over the past 12 months which affect how...
10:30 am - 12:00 pmOverview of the CSAF280 - 2012 - Strategy Room 3
Andrew Oding CEA, LEED AP, Senior Building Science Associate - As the OBC continues to elevate the envelope efficiency requirements for part 9 homes, the need for right -sized mechanical systems has become...
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmCharity Fundraiser - (draw)
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmDesign Opportunities-Smoke Rated Curtains and Fire Rated Barriers - Strategy Room 1
Jeff Sokol, LEED AP, GSC | LPA Group - To introduce alternate technologies for rated fire door assemblies, discuss Fire and Life Safety Code requirements and how those Code requirements drive placement...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmLegal Corner # 2 What's New, What's Significant, What You Need to Know - Strategy Room 2
Leo Longo, John Mascarin | Aird & Berlis - Stephen Lockwood | MMAH - Come attend your annual legal update on significant court decisions and new legislation over the past 12 months which affect how...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmHealth & Safety for Building Inspectors - Strategy Room 3
Monica Szabo, Regional Director - Central Region, Jayne Smith - Health and Safety Consultant, Public Service Health Safety Association - This session will review the health and safety responsibilities...
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmBreak - 5th Floor
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMMAH Provincial Updates - Strategy Room 2
Chris Thompson, Manager - MMAH |Nancy Smith, Dan Mita and Nadim Khan - Both Ministry/Ontario Government sessions bookend the conference: The first session lightly covers the chosen topics and the second...
6:15 pm - 7:45 pmPresidents Dinner - Great Room C - Cocktails @ 5:00 - 6:00pm | Dinner @ 6:15pm
Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
7:30 am - 9:00 amContinental Breakfast - 5th Floor
8:30 am - 10:00 amOperational Excellence - Strategy Room 2
Understanding Your Budget, and Interacting and Communicating with Council. Alicia Italiano, Senior Financial Analyst, City of Kitchener - Mike Seiling, CBO of Kitchener Serve as professional development...
10:30 am - 12:00 pmOrganizational Effectiveness - Strategy Room 2
Leading in the Political Environment: Issues, Tools and Roles. Jack Grosvenor, Jack Grosvenor & Associates Serve as professional development and network opportunity for CBOs, DCBOs, Managers,...
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmIndustry Relations - Strategy Room 2
Risk Management: New Competency Requirements for Residential Builders Howard Bogach, President and CEO of Tarion Warranty Corporation - Joe Vaccaro, CEO of Ontario Home Builders Association - Mike...
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmEmergency Management for CBO's - Strategy Room 2
Building Department Emergency Preparedness and Response: Tornado in Town of Angus. Heather Rutherford, CBO of Township of Essa - Daphne Farrell, Field Officer - Emergency Management Program Delivery...