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2024 ACE Virginia Forum: Keys to the Virginia Building Code

2024 ACE Virginia Forum: Keys to the Virginia Building Code

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 (1:30 PM - 4:00 PM) (EDT)


Join us on May 8th in Richmond to hear from local government building officials about concerns/issues with implementing the building code. Bring your questions! This event will help the AEC industry build relationships with building officials and offer networking with peers and colleagues. 


  • Registration: 1:30-2:00 pm
  • Forum: 2:00–4:00 pm
  • Networking: 4:30-6:30 pm at Strangeways Brewery - Dabney Road Location

Moderator:  Rick Hinson, PE, ECS Mid-Atlantic


  • Michelle Dickenson from the City of Richmond
  • David Dunivan from Powhatan County
  • Jason Law from Chesterfield County
  • Bolman Bowles from Henrico County

Continuing Education Credits

 Professional Engineers: 2 PDHs

 Architects: 2.0 HSW LUs, Pending

 Session Description: 

This session will provide a two-way moderated conversation between code officials and designers. The topics will be pulled from the participants around code compliance in the process of design, permitting and construction.

Learning Objectives: 

The forum is intended to provide a two-way conversation between designers and code officials.

The objective is to:

  • Identify where Designers can facilitate the permitting process.
  • Identify common code design issues.
  • Identify upcoming issues from the code changes adopted in 2024.
  • Identify design and construction issues at the forefront of the design community.'


ACEC Virginia Member Registration: $75

AIA Virginia Member Registration: $75

AGC Virginia Member Registration: $75

Non-Member Registration: $150

Government Employee Registration: $50

All Registrations include 2 PDHs/2 HSW LUs (Pending) and 2 drink tickets to use at the Networking Social at Strangeways Brewery - Dabney Road Location.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Gold Sponsor: $500

  • Two complimentary tickets to the forum
  • Logo on the website event page
  • Signage + verbal recognition at the event

Silver Sponsor: $250

  • One complimentary ticket to the forum
  • Logo on the website event page
  • Signage at the event

ACE is a joint venture of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia, the American Institute of Architects, and the Associated General Contractors to educate and promote best practices of the design and construction industry. 

ACEC Virginia
8600 Mayland Drive
Richmond, VA 23294 United States
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Casey Moore
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Wednesday, May 8, 2024 (1:30 PM - 4:00 PM) (EDT)
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