Wednesday, August 6

All events will be held at the Granbury Resort Conference Center unless otherwise noted.
Tentative Agenda

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Networking Buffet Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration

8:00 a.m. 
Nominating Committee Meeting

8:00 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.
Welcome from the City of Granbury, Mayor Nin Hulett

Let’s Rally ‘Round the Building Official
We’ll start with a discussion of how BOAT, as an affiliate with the Texas Municipal League (TML), benefits and works with TML to assist you in your job, your city, and this association. We’ll move into what has happened so far legislatively, what we can expect to happen in 2015, and what we’d like to see happen.
Speakers: Rachel Pitts, Deputy Executive Director, Affiliate and Member Services, Texas Municipal League and Scott Houston, Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel, Texas Municipal League

9:40 – 10:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

10:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Visit and Coffee with the International Code Council
Join us for an update and review of the International Code Council (ICC), followed by a review of the different ICC Chapters. Discussion with question and answer will follow.
Speaker: Mark Roberts, CBO, MCP, Senior Regional Manager, ICC

Taya and Chris Kyle11:45 – 1:30 p.m.
Luncheon and Special Guest Speaker Taya Kyle:  God, Country, and Family
(All full conference registrants will receive a copy of Chris
Kyle’s American Sniper – compliments of LP Building   Products. Additional copies will be available for purchase)   Speaker: Taya Kyle, speaker on Military Veterans and Families, widow of former U.S. Navy Seal, Chris Kyle.   Sponsored by Sages Networks, Inc.

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
Book Signing and Networking with Exhibitors

 

 

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.
Building Department Administration, Chapters 1-5
Join us for an introductory discussion on Building Department Administration with a historical perspective regarding building codes, influences, and legacy model code groups. The roots of ICC, Construction Code Standards, ICC-ES, and IAS with an overview of regulations around the world will also be discussed.
Speaker: Selso Mata, Director of Building Inspections, City of Plano

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
ICC/IAS Approval for Building Departments – Metal Buildings
Texas is the largest market in the U.S. for pre-manufactured metal buildings. Due to the widespread use of metal buildings for car dealerships, churches, schools, government buildings, office complexes and more, it is critical for building departments to ensure code requirements are being met. The Internation Accreditation Service (IAS), a nonprofit subsidiary of the International Code Council (ICC), provides a no-cost solution for building departments to assist with approving metal building fabricators as defined in International Building Code® (IBC®) Chapter 17.
Speaker: Greg West, International Accreditation Service

3:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

3:45 – 5:30 p.m.
Peer Review: Using Technology in Building Departments, Building Department Administration, Chapter 13
Learn the practical information and the use of technology for building department including electronic permitting, new solutions, and technology outlook.
Speaker: Harish Krishna, Executive Vice President, Sages Networks, Inc.

5:30 p.m.
Free Evening in Granbury

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