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2023 OBOA/BOCONEO Joint Conference

32nd Annual Joint Conference Presented by OBOA and BOBONEO
November 5-7, 2023, at the Marriott Cleveland East, Warrensville Heights, Ohio




OBOA-BOCONEO Joint Conference
Registration Fees

Member Early Bird

Member after 10/21


Full Conference & Banquet




Sunday Only Registration




Monday Only Registration




Tuesday Only Registration




Lunch (Mon or Tue)




Companion Program




Banquet Only




Notes! Early Bird registrations must be submitted online or postmarked by 10/21/23. Banquet reservations cannot be accepted after 11/1/23.  No refunds will be issued for cancellations.

REGISTRATION CHOICES: See links below for the Conference Schedule and Educational Class Listings.  Please select your desired courses, meals and events before completing your online registration
Full Conference: 
includes all Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday Education (up to 18 hours) as well as Sunday Welcome Event, Monday evening Reception, Awards Banquet and Lunches on Monday and Tuesday
OBBS Code Academy: OBBS courses (course numbers marked with an (*) asterisk) are reserved for pre-registered OBBS Code Academy participants, Lunches and Awards Banquet may be purchased separately.

Sunday Education: 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. up to 3.5 hours of education 

Sunday Welcome Event: 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. beverages, appetizers, games and entertainment 

Monday Education: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. OBOA Business Meeting and up to 6 hours of education, includes Lunch

Monday Awards Banquet: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Banquet, Awards and BOCONEO hospitality room

Tuesday Education: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. up to 6 hours of education, Includes Lunch


COMPANION PROGRAM: Companion Program will include a Monday tour of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Christmas Story Home, shared transportation and lunch provided, BOCONEO Welcome Event on Sunday and Tuesday lunch.  The Monday Annual Awards Banquet may be purchased separately.


ACCOMMODATIONS: A block of rooms are set aside at the Marriott Cleveland East,
26300 Harvard Rd., Warrensville Heights, Ohio
44122 for reservations, click...
Book your Group Rate for BOCONEO Conference Nov2023 
Last day to Book October 13, 2023
Reservations Number:216.387.9191

Conference Schedule
Education List
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Sunday, November 05, 2023 to Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Cleveland Marriott East
Warrensville Hts Marriott
26300 Harvard Road
Warrensville Heights, OH  44122

(216) 378-9191
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Russell Rodic
Conference Chair
3304867136 (c)
Michael Gero
Education Coordinator
440-537-4548 (c)
Daniel Spada
Vendor/Sponsor Coordinator
2169064672 (c)
James E Decker
Conference Treasurer
(440) 476-1400 (c)
Philip Seyboldt
Program Booklet
4403645908 (c)
Nicholas L Montan
(330) 401-8526 (c)
Megan D Foley
OBBS Code Academy Registration
(614) 644-3779 (p)
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to view details )
Full Conference Registration
Sunday Education
501 Good Service is Good for Building Codes
502* Code Academy Focus Session
503* Code Academy Chapter 1 Overview
BOCONEO Welcome Event
Monday Education
Opening Ceremonies, OBOA Annual Meeting
601* Exam Preparation Techniques and Navigating the Code Book
602+ Transitions: 2015 to 2021 IBC with Ohioizations - Part A
603 Maintaining the Integrity of Fire Rated Construction
604+ Mass Timber and Type IV Construction - Part A
605 Lessons Learned in the Masonry Field
606 What Non-Engineers Need to Know About Structural Masonry
607* Code Archeology: Digging Up the Past
Monday Lunch
611* Chapter 34 Existing Buildings
612+ Transitions: 2015 to 2021 IBC with Ohioizations - Part B
613 Deck, Porch, Balcony Framing Connections
614+ Mass Timber and Type IV Construction - Part B
615 Wood Use in the OBC and Fire Retardant Treated Wood
Annual Awards Banquet
Tuesday Education
701* Code Academy Inspector Skills
702+ Existing Buildings: Chapter 34 and the IEBC - Part A
704 Understanding UL Online Directories: Wood Framed Construction
705 Air for Combustion and Ventilation of Natural Gas Systems
706* Code Academy Wrap Up Session
Tuesday Lunch
711 Atrium Design, Vertical Space, and Wide-span Opening Protections
712+ Existing Buildings: Chapter 34 and the IEBC - Part B
713* Building Inspectors Break Out
714* Plan Examiners Break Out
715* Building Official Break Out
Companion Program

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