Event Details

Join us on November 4th and 5th for our semi-annual SBOA Conference. Because of the pandemic, we feel at this time that meeting in person is not in the best interests of our members, so once again, our conference is online.

To connect for the conference, you will need to download Microsoft Teams. It’s a free software that can be downloaded here. More information will be emailed to you once you have registered.


  • Chris Gates, President SBOA
  • Rory Koska, Canadian Wood Council
  • Brian McBain, Underwriters Laboratories of Canada
  • Laura King, National Fire Protection Association
  • Kevin Kelher, Building and Technical Standards Branch
  • Marvin Meickel, Chief Building Official, Building and Technical Standards Branch


Thursday, November 4, 2021
8:10 AM — 8:15 AM Opening Remarks
SBOA President — Chris Gates
8:20 AM — 9:15AM SOPREMA
“Sound Proofing”
9:30AM— 10:30 AM Rory Koska, Program Director Alberta
Canadian Wood Council
“Grade Stamps”
10:45 AM — 11:45 AM TBD
11:45 PM — 12:45 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM — 1:30 PM SBOA— Business Meeting
1:30 PM— 2:00 PM SBOA— Board of Director Elections
2:15 PM — 3:15 PM Brian McBain, Senior Regulatory Affairs Representative
Underwriters Laboratories of Canada
“S1001 Integrated Sprinkler Systems”
3:30 PM— 4:00 PM TBD
4:00 PM — 5:00 PM SBOA—Code Consistency Forum
Friday, November 5, 2021
8:00 AM — 9:00 AM Laura King, Public Education Representative
National Fire Protection Association “NFPA”
9:15 AM — 10:15 AM Kevin Kelher, Director Technical Safety Policy
Building and Technical Standards Branch
“Construction Codes Act Update + Q & A”
10:30 AM — 11:00 AM SBOA—Building Code Panel
11:15 AM — 12:15 PM Marvin Meickel, Chief Building Official
Building and Technical Standards Branch
“Building Standards — Building Official Updates”
12:20 AM — 12:30 PM Closing Remarks
12:30 PM Conference Adjourned

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