ICC Learn Live to Highlight the Latest Topics in Building Safety

This November, the International Code Council is launching ICC Learn Live, a week-long virtual training and education event that will cover the latest topics in building safety—from the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the building industry to remote virtual inspections and the 2021 International Codes. This innovative event will be held from November 9–13, 2020.

Monday, November 9, 2020 | AM Sessions

2021 IBC Highlight of Structural Changes
This will be a general review of the most critical changes in the 2021 International Building Code structural chapters, including special inspection and structural observation provisions. This 60-minute session highlights a select number of new or revised sections and their implications on the design, plan review, and inspection of buildings and structures, including information on referenced standards that have been updated to a new edition.

Best Practices for Building Departments
This presentation will cover the best practices for building departments of all sizes. Best practices have been defined as “professional procedures that are accepted or prescribed as being correct or most effective.” This short course will focus on recognized best practices (as well as noteworthy practices currently being tested) in specific areas of plan review, inspections, permitting, management/administration, legal, customer service, and information technology. These best practices have been collected by the Code Council’s Major Jurisdictions Committee and International Accreditation Service Building Department Accreditation Program.

Monday, November 9, 2020 | PM Session

COVID-19 Global Perspectives Panel
A group of distinguished international panelists will discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on the building safety industry throughout the world during this 90-minute panel. Topics will include economic impact, best practices, and pandemic strategy.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 | AM Session

Sneak Peak at 2021 Code Changes
The Code Council will debut significant changes to be released in the 2021 International Codes in four concurrent sessions. Get a sneak peak of the updated International Building Code, International Residential Code, International Fire Code, and International Plumbing Code, and get a head start on your building safety peers.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 | PM Session

2021 Code Changes – Breakouts
After the morning sneak peak, choose between the International Building Code, International Residential Code, International Fire Code, and International Plumbing Code breakout sessions to go deeper with a code expert. This 60-minute networking session with give you an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the 2021 code changes.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 | AM Session

Going Virtual: How to Embrace the New Normal
The COVID-19 pandemic has suddenly forced every industry to adapt to a virtual world. This 60-minute session will provide strategies to help you thrive in the new environment, including virtual meeting management, online learning, time management, and engagement.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 | PM Sessions

Remote Virtual Inspections – Recommended Practices
Earlier this year, the Code Council released Recommended Practices for Virtual Inspections. This 60-minute overview will include suggestions for implementing an effective and consistent remote virtual inspection program and how to assist authorities having jurisdiction in adapting readily available technologies in their own inspection programs.

Innovation in 3D Printing
The ICC Evaluation Service will introduce and answer your questions about the 3D printing revolution during this 60-minute session. What is it? How is it used in the building safety world? How can you use it? What is the future of 3D printing?

Thursday, November 12, 2020 | AM Sessions

Energy Storage
Careers in the Building Safety Industry
Opportunities for a successful career in building safety are increasing every day. Find out about the industry need for new professionals and hear about some of the ways to get involved from a panel of industry experts during this 60-minute session.

Thursday, November 12, 2020 | PM Session

Careers in Building Safety Panel
Choose one of the mini breakout virtual networking events to dive deeper into a career path that interests you.

Friday, November 13, 2020 | AM Sessions

Keynote Speaker/Networking
Join us for an inspiring speaker, followed by a dynamic, guided virtual networking session. Make new contacts and engage with peers across the world.

Source: ICC Building Safety Journal

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