Free Webinar on Building Codes – Why They Matter

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Pacific
Registration Cost: Free
2,000 registrations maximum

To register for the webinar, click here.

Purpose. Building codes are regulations governing design, construction, alteration, and maintenance of structures, and are the foundation for community resilience. This webinar will provide an overview of the building code pertaining to earthquake effects on buildings and underline the importance of code adoption and enforcement.

Intended Audience. This webinar is intended for a non-technical audience, and in particular, decision makers, such as city officials. Engineers and building professionals who are interested in communicating the importance of building codes to decision-makers may also find this webinar useful.

Webinar Presenter: Michael J. Griffin, P.E. is a Principal and Partner at CCS Group, Inc. in Chesterfield, Missouri. Griffin has over thirty years of extensive experience in the assessment of natural hazards—earthquake and high wind, for structures and nonstructural components, equipment, and systems. Griffin routinely provides training and education sessions to engineers, management personnel, and students in natural hazards and risk assessments. He holds both a Master and Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Irvine and is registered as a licensed Professional Engineer in seven states.

Professional Development Hours (PDHs). Each participant of this webinar will receive a certificate in PDF format documenting 1.5 PDHs. Each additional participant sharing the registrant’s computer may request PDH documentation following the webinar. Registration Information. The webinar is funded by the National Earthquake Technical Assistance Program (NETAP*) and is limited to 2,000 registrations. To register, click here.

About *NETAP. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) developed NETAP as a mechanism for delivering direct assistance to the public through State, local, or tribal government entities, to increase their knowledge and ability to analyze their risk, make a plan, and take actions aimed at reducing their earthquake risk and supporting overall community resilience.

Webinar Handout. The webinar handout will be provided to registrants in advance of the presentation.

2017 ATC Webinar Program. To view upcoming scheduled and tentative webinars being planned, please click here.

Missouri Association of Code Enforcement

2017 Annual Business Meeting & Educational Conference

August 28-30, 2017

Camden on the Lake
Lake Ozark, MO


Camden on the Lake
2359 Bittersweet Road
Lake Ozark, MO 65049
(573) 365-5620

Deluxe King / Deluxe Double Suites - $119 per night
One Bedroom Grand Suites - $149 per night
One Bedroom Double Grand Suites - $169 per night

Attendees may make room reservations in two ways:

Call the Reservation desk at (573)365-5620
Online Reservations : Click Here
Group ID: MACE0817
Password: MACE0817

All room reservations must be made by July 28th to receive the group rate.

Other information for attendees:

The following meals will be provided to attendees only on the days they are registered for class.
Breakfast on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday.
Lunch on Monday & Tuesday only.

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Fall 2017 Educational Seminar

Presented by

Missouri Association of Code Administrators

DATES: October 18, 19, 20, 2017

LOCATION: Camden on the Lake Resort, Spa & Yacht Club
2359 Bittersweet Rd., Lake Ozark, MO 65049
(573) 365-5620

MACA has a number of rooms reserved for $112.00 (before tax) per night. You must make room reservations on your own before September 15, 2017 either by phone or now online at Reservations made after that time may be at the current rate. Remember to mention that you are with MACA Code # MACA1017 (other organizations use the “MACA” acronym).

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For additional training opportunities, please visit:

Missouri Association of Building Officials and Inspections

Missouri Association of Building Officials and Inspectors

American Association of Code Enforcement International Code Council
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