The purpose of this association is to cooperate in the formulation of standards for the protection of the safety, health, morals, and general welfare of those in and about buildings. It is also the purpose of this association to promote cooperation and understanding between building officials and other code enforcement officials, agencies, the building construction industry, and the general public.
The program will start Sunday evening with a Rhode Island Night reception. An informative educational program will be on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday covering the topics for The Jeffrey Coates Code Official Management Program, Code Sessions, and Fire Safety Sessions. Participants also have the option to register to take ICC exams on Wednesday-morning, afternoon, or both
There is a Companion Program for accompanying companions which will cover interesting highlights in Newport, RI.
Aquidneck Island, Newport is known as the City by the Sea for good reason. Everywhere you look, you can see the beautiful waters of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. In addition to being a water-lover's haven, Newport also hosts several exciting music festivals, as well as museums and art galleries filled with beautiful pieces of history.
The 2017 conference will be hosted in Newport at the Newport Harbor Hotel. You must register by March 10, 2017 to be eligible for the group discount.
Entertainment and complimentary beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres for all registrants and companions.
Sessions: 8:30 AM to 12:00 Noon and 1:15 to 4:00 PM
Morning Break: 10:00 AM
Lunch: 12:00 Noon - Monday and Tuesday only; lunch on your own on Wednesday
Afternoon Break: 2:00 PM
Business Meeting: Monday lunch program
Election of Officers: Tuesday lunch program
You must be a member to vote; ESBOF membership is annual. You can pay the 2017 dues when you register.
Vendor Expo: Monday 12:00 Noon to 8:00 PM and Tuesday 8:00 am to 12:00 Noon
Monday, April 10 - Newport trolley tour with stop at the Tennis Hall of Fame for tour and lunch Tuesday, April 11 - Newport Vineyards tour for wine tasting and lunch
Wednesday - ICC Testing
AM Session at 8 AM and PM Session at 1 PM - You must have your ICC application and testing fee(s) to the ICC by March 10, 2017 - no exceptions.
Registration Fees include: seminar - instruction, continental breakfast, AM and PM breaks and lunch on Monday and Tuesday - Wednesday is lunch on your own. Codes and other reference materials are not provided and are the responsibility of the attendee.
Costs Per Person
$295 - Full Registration
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday seminars, continental breakfast, vendor expo, AM/PM breaks, and lunch on Monday and Tuesday only; lunch on your own on Wednesday.
$150 - One Day Registration
Monday or Tuesday or Wednesday seminar, continental breakfast, AM/PM breaks, and lunch on Monday and Tuesday only; lunch on your own on Wednesday.
$30 - Wednesday Certificate Testing
Includes continental breakfast, AM break, lunch on your own.
$50 - Companion Program
Exploring Newport excursion program for companions of attendees, includes both days.
Registration for membership in RIBOA is now open. All members must re-new their membership each calendar year. Membership runs from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. You must be a member in good standing in order to participate in all RIBOA events. Membership fee is $40 as voted on by the membership.