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AIA East Bay
AIA East Bay
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Friday April 19, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM PDT

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AIA East Bay
1405 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

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ADA Day: April 19, 2013

Provides the complete 5 hours of disability access coursework required for California Licensure.

The presentation will provide an ADA/accessibility workshop pertinent to Bay Area architects and will provide them with the full five hours required by the CAB for licensure renewal.

Date: Friday, April 19, 2013
Time: 8:30am - 2:45pm

Check-in and coffee from 8-8:30am. Program begins at 8:30am. Attendees will be given a coffee/tea/fruit in the morning and a sandwich/chip/cookie lunch.

Cost: $100 for AIA Members; $140 for non-members. Payment *must* be received by Tuesday April 16th in order to hold your spot for this program. We do expect this program to sell out.

Craig Williams, CASp

This course will cover the application of common ADA requirements for existing Title III “Public Accommodation” facilities.  The instructor will cover the most commonly litigated access issues in California.  The course is designed for Architects, Engineers, building professionals, CASp’s and Code officials who are conducting accessibility site evaluations, preparing designs, performing plan reviews and construction field verification at existing buildings.

The goal of this program is to highlight and feature those areas common to most buildings, facilities and sites.  In addition, the training will also touch on common errors, omissions and assumptions that lead to confusion, redesign, project delays, change orders and cost overruns. We will discuss how to avoid errors and omissions, substandard construction and the exposure to complaints and legal action that can arise from non-compliance and deficiencies in accessibility.

The presenter will emphasize the specific technical provisions of the new 2010 ADA Standards and point out areas where it differs from the old guidelines. We will also be introduced to the anticipated changes in the 2013 California Building Code.

Attendees will be given a coffee/tea/fruit in the morning and a sandwich/chip/cookie lunch.