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2020 Code Academy: Session 1

March 10 @ 7:30 am 10:30 am



3.0 LU/HSW


Majed A. Dabdoub, P.E.


Start: 7:30 am Finished by: 10:30 am


$50 – AIA Member

$75 – Non-Member

2020 Code Academy March 10 (ch 3, 5, 6)

The IBC is an essential tool used to provide public safety, health and welfare. Designing with new materials and complex client programs can push the boundaries of a straight-forward code summary. The first seminar will cover Chapters 3, 5 and 6 (Use Group, Height and Area, Type of Construction) of the 2015 IBC and the applications in Ohio (2015 IBC/2017 OBC) and Kentucky (2012 IBC).

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate the most economical approach for any project type.
  • Come away with the ability to share the knowledge covered in the seminar.
  • Understand the requirements of the IBC and be able to apply the requirements to any project type.
  • Solve challenges related to both existing and new buildings.

2020 Academy Code Series

Become a Code Warrior through this seven-part, in-depth series on the International Building Code (IBC). Majed A. Dabdoub, P.E. provides a detailed overview of specific chapters of the IBC in each session. These small classes encourage participants to ask questions and engage in discussion around real-world examples of code application.
Dabdoub studied Civil Engineering at Ohio University before earning an M.S. in Structural Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. He served as a building plans examiner for the City of Cincinnati from 1987 through 2014 when he left to start his own firm which offers code consulting, training, and structural engineering services.
A discounted series registration is available. A la carte class registration is also available. Classes are the second Tuesday of each month, March through September (no class in July).
March, chapters 3,5,6; April, chapter 10; May, chapters 7,8; June, chapter 9; August, chapter 34; September, chapter 11; October, chapter 17. 


March 10, 2020
7:30 am – 10:30 am
3700 Park 42 Dr, Ste 190B
Cincinnati, OH 45241 United States
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(513) 759-0004