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2015 Annual Meeting and Training Sessions

2015 Annual Meeting and Training Sessions

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DELEGATES PROGRAM - TECHNICAL SESSIONS

Past Sessions

Sunday, October 4th, 2015
8:00 am - 9:30 amGolf Tournament - Legends Golf Course - Brampton Lionhead Golf and Country Club, Legends GOLF COURSE - Buses leave Hotel at 8:00am. York Street from hotel for all transportation to events, Registration between 9:00-9:30am, Shot Gun Start at 10:00am
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmOBOA Registration - Concourse Convention Registration, 3pm to 9pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pmIce Breaker Reception - Sheraton ABC/Osgoode Ballroom 7:00pm - 9:00:pm
9:00 pm - 10:30 pmHospitality - Civic Ballroom North, 2nd Floor -
9:00pm - 1:00am
Monday, October 5th, 2015
6:45 am - 8:15 amContinental Breakfast - Osgoode/Sheraton Hall
8:30 am - 10:00 amOpening Ceremonies - Grand Ballroom East, Speeches, special guests and awards.
9:00 am - 10:30 amACBOA Meeting - Peel Meeting Room
9:00 am - 10:30 amCompanion Program - Simcoe/Duffern,
Neighbourhood Tour - Shopping Extravaganza - McMichael Gallery. Exit at York Street from hotel for all Bus transportation to events. Meet & Greet with the Companion Chair and other companions -...
10:00 am - 11:30 amBreak and Trade Show - Exhibitor Area - Osgoode/Sheraton Hall
10:30 am - 12:00 pmMMAH UPDATE - Grand Ballroom West, Brenda Lewis, Director MMAH - James Douglas, Manager MMAH - Chris Thompson, Manager MMAH
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLUNCH - Grand Ballroom East
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmChapter Chairs Meeting - Civic Ballroom South
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmThe more the codes change, the more they stay the same - Sheraton Hall E
Bill Plewes - The history of plumbing and how it has evolved over the years. This brief history of plumbing shows how the flow of time and humankind's never-ending march toward progress give us something...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmCourtroom Rules and Procedures as it Relates to the Building Official - Grand Ballroom Centre
Ted Allen, Senior Prosecutor Region of York: Courtroom Rules and Procedures as it Relates to the Building Official
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmMid-rise light-frame wood construction - Overview of FPInnovations mid-rise. - Grand Ballroom West
Mid-rise light-frame wood construction: An overview of FPInnovations new mid-rise. Dr. Mohammad Mohammad, R&D Leader, NRCan's, Kenneth Koo, P. Eng, P.E., NSERC Strategic Network Liaison Manager -...
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmTemporary Performance/Event Structures - Sheraton Hall E
Cindy Sypher - Sypher and Associates
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmOntario Septic Systems & Treatment Units with Soils - Grand Ballroom Centre
Craig Jowett Ph.D., P.Eng. & Brady Straw B.Sc, Waterloo Biofilter Systems: "Ontario Septic Systems & Treatment Units with Soils -Design, Installation, Troubleshooting" - This technical...
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmStructural Connectors and their Fasteners - Grand Ballroom West
Brent Bunting, P.Eng - Structural Connectors and their Fasteners: What You Should Know to Ensure Proper Usage and Installation. Structural connectors are used on almost every jobsite. Joist hangers,...
7:00 pm - 8:30 pmTheme Night Dinner - Ripley's Aquarium - 6:30pm Board Buses
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada - Immerse yourself in a world of 16,000 aquatic animals and discover your own underwater adventure. The Aquarium features North America's longest underwater viewing tunnel,...
Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
6:45 am - 8:15 amContinental Breakfast - Osgoode/Sheraton Hall
8:00 am - 9:30 amOBOA Registration - Conference Registration, From 8am to 5pm
10:00 am - 11:30 amBreak and Trade Show - Exhibitor Area - Osgoode/Sheraton Hall
10:30 am - 12:00 pmAlternative Solutions and Case Studies - Sheraton E
David Vickers,Project Manager, Randal Brown & Associates Engineering Ltd., Willy Wong - Supervisor, City of Mississauga - Review three Alternative Solution proposals applied at the University of Toronto...
10:30 am - 12:00 pmHydronic Radiant Heating System Installation and Inspection - Grand Ballroom Centre
Mihai Broscatean - Building Technology, Hydronic Radiant Heating System Installation and Inspection: This course will introduce core components found in hydronic radiant systems including pipes, manifolds...
10:30 am - 12:00 pmRadon Protection - Grand Ballroom West
Mr. Alan Whitehead, President & CEO of Radon Environmental Management Corporation and Mr.Aaron Rennie, Director of Market Development - Plasti-Fab Ltd. - Radon Gas - What it is and why it matters -...
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmMaple Leaf Garden Redevelopment - Presentation & Tour of Ryerson MAC -
Led by David Johnson, LEL, CET, CFPS, RBA Engineering, - a Jensen Hughes company (Exit at York Street from hotel for all Bus transportation to events) This on-site session will include an overview of...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmFire Protection of Life Safety Systems in Complex Buildings - Sheraton E
Rick Florio, Manager-Technical Building Solutions-Pentair | Ken Baird, Vice President, Systems Design - LRI Engineering Inc. The seminar will focus on topics surrounding the protection of life safety systems...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmElectronic Service Delivery the 'Complete Business Solution' and Making the case for ePlans - Grand Ballroom Centre
Mr. Vincent Lue - City of Toronto, Mr. Jack Hinton - City of Mississauga, David Karlson - Avolve Software Vincent Lue - The 1st part of the session be will a case study of Toronto Building's Electronic...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmPiecing Together Backflow Prevention in Ontario - Grand Ballroom West
Cameron Gray, Operations Manager at ProActive Water Solutions Inc.: Working in the field of cross connection control and backflow prevention in Ontario can be confusing due to the different regulations/bylaws...
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmFire Resistance Rating Information and Tools for Wood Buildings - Sheraton E
Ms. Ineke Van Zeeland, Manager, Codes and Standards, Canadian Wood Council - This seminar will discuss various sources of information and tools that may be used to develop solutions to meet the building...
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmThe use of sprayed polyurethane foams in construction - Grand Ballroom Centre
Andrew Cole, Executive Director Canadian Urethane Foam Contractors Association (CUFCA): The use of Sprayed Polyurethane Foams in construction: CUFCA is a not-for-profit corporation that has been the premier...
Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
6:45 am - 8:15 amContinental Breakfast - Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:00 am - 9:30 amOBOA Registration - Conference Registration From 8:00am - 5:00pm
8:30 am - 10:00 amSetting The Scene - Civic Ballroom South Elliot Lake Commission of Inquiry: Setting the Scene - Aubrey LeBlanc, CAO, OBOA - Brenda Lewis, Director, Building and Development Branch, MMAH. Panelist: Benjamin Somers, Manager, Code Implementation...
8:30 am - 10:00 amNRCC - CCMC Evaluation Process - Sheraton E
Helene Roche, P.Eng., Evaluation Officer - The National Research Council of Canada (NRCC) and the Canadian Construction Material Center (CCMC) Evaluation Process - The CCMC has produced over 1850 evaluations...
8:30 am - 10:00 amFirestopping Pipe Penetrations - Sheraton AB
Kevin Yong-Ping, P.Eng.Regional Engineer - Ontario, Canada IPEX Inc. This presentation is designed to educate building officials on the topic of Firestopping of Pipe Penetrations. It provides an unbiased,...
8:30 am - 10:00 amInspection Orders under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act - Sheraton C
Susan Clarke, Susan Clarke, P.Eng., MBA - Fire Protection Engineer, Office of the Fire Marshal & Emergency Management - Forensic Services and Coroner's Complex: Most municipal fire departments now...
10:00 am - 11:30 amBreak - Sheraton Hall D
10:30 am - 12:00 pmRecognizing Risk and Reducing Liability for Municipal Building Departments - Sheraton E
Alison Orr - Marianne Brown: This updated session will help municipal building officials recognize risk and reduce liability associated with plan examination and inspections. Construction deficiencies...
10:30 am - 12:00 pmLegal Corner 1 - Applicable Law - Sheraton AB
Applicable Law 1: Leo Longo, John Mascarin and Stephen Lockwood [MMAH] - Attend the annual presentation of new legislation and case law over the past 12 months. Hear lawyers from Aird & Berlis LLP...
10:30 am - 12:00 pmOptions in Permeable and Non-Permeable Air Barriers Membranes - Sheraton C
Marc Tropper, P.Eng., Vice President Commercial Products and Systems, Henry Company Canada - In this presentation, discussion will focus on: technical building science issues such as the cause and effect...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmInterface Among Regulators - Civic Ballroom South Interface Issues with and among Regulators. Panelist: Vivien Wharton-Szatan, Provincial Coordinator (Acting), Industrial Health and Safety Program (MoL) Panelist: Al Suleman, Deputy Fire Marshal/Director,...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmCanadian Welding Bureau - Sheraton E
Cristian Zanfir, B Eng, Level II Visual Welding Inspector, Assistant Manager Standards, CWB - Office of Public Safety -CWB and Office of Public Safety overview -Link between the NBCC / OBC and CSA welding...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmPanel Discussion-Green Roofs and the new CSA A123.24 Standard - Sheraton C
Dylan Aster - Program Manager, Office of the Chief Building Official - Jane Welsh - Toronto Planning, Bas Baskaran - Group Leader, NRC Green Roofs and the new CSA A123.24 Standard Panel of members representing...
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMMAH 2 - Sheraton E MMAH UPDATE - Brenda Lewis, Director MMAH - James Douglas, Manager MMAH - Chris Thompson, Manager MMAH
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmInterface Among Professionals - Civic Ballroom South - Professional design - Prime consultant - Belanger Report recommendations 1.1-1.8, 1.21, 1.23-1.27 - Discussion, and Questions from the Floor Panelist: Johnny Zuccon, Deputy Registrar, Tribunals and...