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2016 Annual Meeting and Training Sessions

2016 Annual Meeting and Training Sessions

“Celebrating 60 years of Professionalism”

Past Sessions

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016
8:00 am - 9:30 amGolf Tournament - Loch March Golf and Country Club - Kanata
Bus boards at Hotels at 7:30 am, Leaves 7:45 am Registration between 8:15 – 9:00 am Shot gun start 9:30 am -1755 Old Carp Road, Kanata, ON K2K 1X7
Monday, October 3rd, 2016
6:45 am - 8:15 amContinental Breakfast - Shaw Center
Canada Hall 3
8:00 am - 9:30 amOBOA Registration -
From 8am to 5pm - Rideau Canal Artium
8:30 am - 10:00 amOpening Ceremonies - Trillium Ballroom - Level 4 -
Speeches, special guests and awards.
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmPlumbing-Backflow Prevention - Shaw Centre-201
John Barber - Plumbing Specialist Inspector, City of Ottawa. A key concern of the water industry is the prevention of backflow, which is a flowing back of water, or reversal of the normal flow. If backflow...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmModern Wood Buildings - Shaw Centre-210
Michelle Maybee, P.Eng - Wood Works, An overview of recent examples of low, mid and high-rise wood buildings, including a description of the wood components and structural systems used.
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmFirestopping Pipe Penetrations - Room-212
Kevin Yong-Ping - IPEX, P.Eng. Regional Engineer. This presentation is designed to provide an unbiased 3rd party view on the basics of firestopping of pipe penetrations and how different systems perform...
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmSetting the Standard for Building Guards - Room-201
Dwayne Torrey - CSA Group, The pre-eminent standards development organization in Canada, the CSA Group (CSA) works with regulators, manufacturers, consultants, and many other stakeholders to create a safer,...
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmNet Zero Housing - Room-210
Bill Wong - Leidos and Mr. Michael Lio, President buildABILITY, A look into the challenges and strategies for achieving net-zero annual energy consumption. Discussion on building envelope efficiency, air...
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmFire and Sound Control Solutions for Sustainable Habitat - Room-212
Robert (Bob) Marshall - Explore current OBC and NBC fire and sound control practical solutions including Apparent Sound Control Transmission (ASTC). Review NRC research on innovative ASTC alternative code...
Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
6:45 am - 8:15 amContinental Breakfast - Shaw Centre
Canada Hall 3
8:00 am - 9:30 amOBOA Registration - Shaw Centre
From 8am to 5pm - Rideau Canal Atrium
8:30 am - 10:00 amAnnual General Meeting - Shaw Centre
Is held every year to elect the board of directors and inform their members of previous and future activities. Trillium Ballroom Level 4
10:30 am - 12:00 pmRadiant Hydronic Heating (Beyond the Loop Layout) - Shaw Centre-201
Jeremy Neven - Design requirements and Standards, Plan review and Inspection points, Review of various hydronic heating systems, Difference between Building Code requirements, Standards and good engineering...
10:30 am - 12:00 pmMoving of the Horticultural Building at Lansdowne Park - Shaw Centre-210
Mario Lapalme, John Sweetnam and Graham Bird - CDS Movers, Slide presentation with narrative describing the structural move of the Horticultural Building at Lansdwone Park. The Presentation will outline...
10:30 am - 12:00 pmAlternative Solutions - Pros and Cons - Shaw Centre-212
Glenn Somerton - Morrison Hershfield, This seminar will review the Code requirements for Alternative Solutions; and the pros and cons of Alternative Solutions from both the Authority Having Jurisdiction...
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmExhibitors & Past Presidents Lunch - Shaw Centre -
Trillium Ballroom Level 4 - Reconnect and network with past Association Presidents as well as our organization's past leadership that continues to support and participate.
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmDiscover Landsdowne - Lansdowne Park
We are excited to announce that the details have been finalized and we will be offering a "behind-the-scenes" tour of Lansdowne Park. This area is one of Ottawa's most historic sites and has...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmStructural Engineering of Midrise Wood Framed Buildings, a Building Code Perspective - Shaw Centre-201
Michael Baldinelli - Strik Baldinelli Moniz, As a leading structural engineering firm in the design of 'Lightweight Wood Framed Buildings' Strik Baldinelli Moniz have developed a software program that...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmUnderstanding Moisture & Energy Movement Through the Building Envelope - Room-210
Gary Parsons, Brian Lieburn - Dow, This session will provide an understanding the moisture impact of improved energy efficiency. Modeling and case studies will be used to demonstrate moisture and energy...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmNational Farm Building Code Update - Room-212
Will Teron - Tacoma Engineers, This session will focus on issues related to the design, approval and construction of farm buildings. A variety of topics will be discussed with a particular emphasis on...
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmAlternative Solutions - Tools to Assist in the Design and Assessment - Room-210
Judy Jeske - This session will present some of the processes and tools used in the development, application and evaluation of fire and life safety Alternative Solutions. Limitations and conditions of...
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmElliot Lake Update - Room-212
Stephen Lockwood - Legal Counsel MAH, Stuart Huxley - Senior Legal Counsel, City of Ottawa - Elliot Lake
Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
6:45 am - 8:15 amContinental Breakfast - Shaw Centre,
Rideau Canal Atrium
8:00 am - 9:30 amOBOA Registration - Conference Registration
From 8:00am - 5:00pm
8:30 am - 10:00 amWood Use in the Design of Non-Combustible Buildings - Room-201
Ineke Van Zeeland - This seminar will discuss building code requirements related to the use of wood products in buildings designed under Part 3 (Fire Protection, Occupant Safety and Accessibility) of the...
8:30 am - 10:00 amCCMC Evaluation of Products - Room-210
Helene Roche - NRC - Overview of the CCMC evaluation process dealing with objective based codes and alternative solutions. Will cover topics including Intumescent coatings of spray urethane foam, evaluation...
8:30 am - 10:00 amWhat You Ought to Know When Enforcing the Building Code Act - Room-212
Jacques L. Girouard - This session will provide an insight into the workings of the Building Code Act for the newcomer and a review for the seasoned Building Official. The presenter will use case law to...
10:30 am - 12:00 pmRadon and the Ontario Building Code - Room-201
Bob Wood - Mr. Radon, Mr.Jeff Whyte, Ms. Kelley Bush - Health Canada: Health Canada presents the National Radon Program composed of a testing and research program. The presentation will discuss the health...
10:30 am - 12:00 pmApplicable Law 1 - Shaw Centre-210
Applicable Law 1: John Mascarin, Christopher Williams and Stephen Lockwood [MAH] - Attend the annual presentation of new legislation and case law over the past 12 months. Hear lawyers from Aird & Berlis...
10:30 am - 12:00 pmRecognizing Risk and Reducing Liability for Municipal Building Departments 2016 - Room-212
Alison Orr/Marianne Brown - Orr Brown Consulting Engineers, This updated session will help municipal building officials recognize risk and reduce liability associated with plan examination and inspections....
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmVegetated Roofs- Long Term Performance and Safety - Shaw Centre-201
Dr. Karen Liu - What you should expect to see from a vegetated roof that is designed and built with sustainability and safety in mind.
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmApplicable Law 2 - Shaw Centre-210
Applicable Law 2: John Mascarin, Christopher Williams and Stephen Lockwood [MAH] - Attend the annual presentation of new legislation and case law over the past 12 months. Hear lawyers from Aird & Berlis...
1:40 pm - 3:10 pmChristchurch Experience 2014-2016 - Shaw Centre-212
David Black/Ron Dickinson - This presentation will focus on the experiences of 2 Canadian Building Officials who travelled to Christchurch, New Zealand to work in a city that was affected by major earthquakes...
Thursday, October 6th, 2016
8:30 am - 10:00 amLeadership Training - Westin - Governor General 2/3
Emergency and Continuity Management for Municipalities: Stage 2 implementation. Following on from the successful Leadership Day at Hockley Valley in April and a session at the Provincial Emergency Operations...
10:30 am - 12:00 pmLeadership Training - Westin - Governor General 2/3
Certification in Leadership. We are developing a certificate program in Leadership to give current and developing leaders a structured goal and outcome for the soft-skills and strategic training that...