2017 BOABC Fall Education Conference



The Building Officials Association of British Columbia is hosting our annual Fall Education Conference. The Conference is being held at the RiverRock Resort in Richmond and they are holding a block of rooms for BOABC members attending the conference. Delegates can simply ask for the Building Officials Association group rate rate when calling in for reservations. The rate is $142.00 for standard rooms and $172.00 for a one bedroom suite, until the block of rooms is sold.

Costs for the Conference include GST, am/pm coffee and lunch

Boabc Member      

  • One Day – $400
  • Two Day – $550
  • Three Day – $650

Non Member 

  • One Day – $475
  • Two Day – $625
  • Three Day – $725

Wednesday November. 22

  • 8:30am – Conference Room A – All day Session : Am -Plumbing 101 & Pm -Understanding Combustible Piping and the Code. Patrick Maguire
  • 8:30am – Conference Room B – Level 1 BCBC (All day session-Spatial Separation)
  • 8:30am – Conference Room C – Level 2 BCBC (All day session) [Click to View Content]
  • 8:30am – Thompson Room – High Performance Buildings  Rob Bernhardt
  • 1:00pm – Thompson Room – New Core Building Bylaw  Tom Barnes MIABC

Thursday November 23

  • 8:30am – Conference Room A – Plumbing Level II (Two-day session Thurs. and Friday)
  • 8:30am – Conference Room B – Level 1 BCBC Day 2 (All day session-Energy Efficiency)
  • 8:30am – Conference Room C – Level 2 BCBC Day 2 (All day session) [Click to View Content]
  • 8:30am – Thompson Room – Fire Stopping   Abdir Bassem  
  • 10:30am – Thompson Room- Step Code Enforcement for Building Officials  Zac May  Office of Housing and Construction Standards, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
  • 1:00pm – Thompson Room- Updates on the Next BCBC   Don Pedde & Jim Baker  Office of Housing and Construction Standards, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Friday November 24

  • 8:30am – Conference Room A – Plumbing Level II (Day 2)
  • 8:30am – Conference Room B – Level 1 BCBC  Day 3 (All day session-Ventilation)
  • 8:30am – Conference Room C – Level 2 BCBC Day 3 (All day session) [Click to View Content]

TO REGISTER : PLEASE GO ONLINE HERE  https://www.civicinfo.bc.ca/event/2017/BOABC

VISA and MasterCArd Payments will be accepted with your online registration.

If paying by Cheque, please include a copy of registration confirmation and make payable to BOABC.  Send to:

145-10451 Shellbridge Way
Richmond BC
V6X 2W8

**EXAM WRITING SESSION – BOABC Members

On Friday, November 24th. Hard copy, pencil/ paper exams will be proctored for two sittings:
Friday AM at 0830 hrs and/or,
Friday PM at 1:30 PM.
Registration is mandatory and is now available on the BOABC Examination website page

Exam Registration will close on Monday, Nov.13th. Members will be invoiced on their member account.

Walk-ins will not be permitted.