49th Annual Fall Conference | October 12th – 15th, 2017 | Chateau on the Lake Resort, Branson, MO

Join Us For The


49th Annual Fall Conference

October 12th – 15th, 2017


We are at a new resort in Branson, Missouri this year! 
We also have 17 possible training hours for each attendee!! 
Come and enjoy the company of your peers, the instruction of ICC instructors, and the invaluable networking possibilities at

Chateau on the Lake Resort, Branson, MO


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The important things first..


Crispy Onion Chicken Breast

Brown Sugar Glazed 10oz KC Strip

Chipotle Lime BBQ Glazed Pork Loin

Almond Encrusted Salmon

Vegetable Wellington



Thursday, October 12th, 2017 | 12:00 – 5:00pm | 0.5 CEUs

Understanding Chapter 7 (Fire & Smoke Protection Features) & Applying
Chapter 10 Means of Egress of the 2015 International Building Code
Instructor: ICC – David L. Dodge

– The definition, use and application of the five walls in Chapter 7.
– Opening protective guidelines for the five walls in Chpr 7.
– Working with the 3-part Means of Egress System
– Occupancy classifications and separation of mixed
occupancies (IBC, Chapters 3, 4, 5)
– Vertical opening separation (IBC, Chapters 7, 10, 30)
– Atrium applications (IBC, Chapters 4, 7, 10)
– Smoke Compartmentation (IBC, Chapters 7, 10, 30)
– Corridor Separation (IBC, Chapters 7, 10)
– Exit access separation (IBC, Chapters 10, 31)
– Storm Shelters/Safe Rooms (IBC Chpr 4, ICC 500/FEMA 361)

Fundamental Requirements

 Shaft Enclosures
 Horizontal Assemblies
 Vertical Opening Protection
 Why Atriums?
 Area Separation
 Occupancy Separation
 Special Requirements of Chapter 4
 Storm Shelters/Safe Rooms
 Exit Access
 Exit & Exit Discharge
 Doors
 Travel Distance
 Corridors
 Exit Enclosures
 Horizontal Exits
 Exit Passageways


Friday, October 13th, 2017 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | 0.6 CEUs

Track 1

2015 IRC Performing Residential Plan Review (Day 1 of 2)
Instructor: ICC – Robert Schutz
The 2012 IRC Plan Review course is a moderately-paced seminar that provides
an overview of portions of the IRC, dealing with many facets and issues of building.
Major and minor code items that will help speed up the plan review process
and provide fewer corrections in the field will be discussed. Administration rules,
definitions, building planning, foundation, wood-frame construction and roofing
provisions will be covered. This seminar is applicable to all aspects of the
design/construction/regulatory community, including contractors and design

Track 2

2015 IBC Use of Fire & Smoke Separations (1/2 day)
2015 ICC Commercial Cooking Systems (1/2 day)
Instructor: ICC – Terrell Stripling
This course is an in-depth discussion of the fire-resistant-rated construction,
Chapter 7 and 8, and fire protection, Chapter 9, provisions of the 2012 IBC. The
class will include a discussion of available resources to comply with these chapters
and includes discussion of where fire protection systems are required to be
installed. The installation standards for fire protection systems will not be discussed
in the class.


Saturday , October 14th, 2017 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | 0.6 CEUs 

Track 1

2015 IRC Performing Residential Plan Review (Day 2 of 2)
Instructor: ICC – Robert Schutz
2012 IRC Inspections is a moderately-paced seminar that provides an in-depth
view of the IRC, chapters 1 – 10 & 44 dealing with many facets and issues of
one- and two-family dwelling units. Major and minor code items that will help
improve the inspection process in the field will be presented. Examples of material
covered include administration rules, definitions, fire and life safety aspects,
soil conditions & excavation, footing size and strength, placement of concrete,
slab-on-grade, reinforcing steel, anchorage, retaining walls, light conventional
wood-frame construction, load paths, notching and boring, girders and
headers, connections and brace walls, and roofing provisions of rafters / roof

Track 2

2015 IBC Mixed Occupancies (1/2 day)
2015 IBC Exterior Wall & Opening Protection (1/2 day)
Instructor: ICC – William Hudson
This course is an overview of the requirements for multi-family dwellings in the
International Building Code. Construction a type V-A building is likely the most
difficult type of construction. This course discusses the design, construction
and inspection of Group R-2 occupancies including building planning, fireresistive
rated construction, fire protection requirements and means of egress.