Registration for this program is now closed. Contact Deanna Christiansen with questions.

On March 31, 2020, Minnesota will transition from the 2012 International Building Code (IBC) to the 2018 IBC. This seminar will assist participants in implementing the transition from the 2012 IBC to the 2018 IBC. It will include relevant changes in the 2015 IBC. This interactive training will focus on the key changes presented in the participant material. Knowledge review questions will provide opportunity for participants to discuss and consider the changes. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to better use the 2018 IBC, allowing them to apply its code requirements to design, plan review, and/or inspection of buildings. 
  2. Identify the key differences between the 2012 IBC, 2015 IBC, and the 2018 IBC. 
  3. Explain the differences between the current and previous editions. 
  4. Apply the code requirements for design, plan review and inspection. 

Date and time

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Minnesota Amendments. A seminar reviewing the Minnesota Amendments to Minnesota Rule 1305 and the 2018 IBC; Amendments to Minnesota Rule 1346 and the 2018 IMC and IFGC; and the Minnesota Accessibility Code is scheduled for one week later on Tuesday, April 7, 2020.


AIA Members $150
NonMembers $225

Continuing education

6.0 HSW LU Hours

Change of instructor

Jay Woodward is a Senior Staff Architect with ICC’s Business and Product Development department and works out of the Lenexa, Kansas Distribution Center. His primary responsibility is the development of new ICC publications and instructing seminars. Among the publications he has authored or co-authored are the Significant Changes books on the IBC, IMC and A117.1 standard, and the recent ICC book Firestopping, Joint Systems and Dampers. 

With over 30 years of experience in building design, construction, code enforcement and instruction, Jay’s experience provides him with the ability to communicate effectively on issues of code application and design for code enforcement personnel as well as architects and designers. Jay has previously served as the secretariat for the ICC A117.1 standard committee, ICC’s Energy Conservation Code and the International Building Code’s Fire Safety Code Development committee. 


Contact Deanna Christiansen, Continuing Education Director