Education Conference


The Building Codes Program will be offering two courses in Miles City on October 3-4, 2023 at the Miles City Fairgrounds, 42 Garryowen Rd, Miles City MT.   Both courses are full day with a lunch break for all attendees around the noon hour.
If you are interested in attending you can register at this link:  Eastern Montana Education Opportunities
There will be no handouts for the course but certificates of completion will be issued to all that attend and sign the attendance sheet.
For more information please contact Kaila Matteson at (406) 444-4611 or


Continuing with our commitment to education, the Building Codes Program will be hosting the 19th Annual Building Codes Education Conference in 2024.  The 2024 conference is scheduled for 5 full days March 11 - 15, 2024 at the Best Western Grantree Inn, 1325 N. 7th Ave., Bozeman. Due to the size of our conference various courses will also be held in neighboring hotels (Comfort Inn, Hilton Homewood Suites, & Marriott Springhill Suites). All hotels will offer rooms at state rate and  shuttle service will be offered to get attendees to each location.

CONFERENCE ATTENDEE REGISTRATION:   The registration link will be available here in January 2024. Watch your email for information regarding the conference. There will be no registration fee again in 2024. 

VENDOR/EXPO REGISTRATION:  Vendor registration link and fee will be posted soon.

LODGING:  All participating hotels will have room blocks for attendees. Information will be posted here at at later date.

PARKING: Free parking is available in the hotel lots.

See below dropdown's for conference schedule, CE information, handouts, etc.....

  • Click the button below to access the handout for each class. Handouts will be posted here prior to the conference; hard copy handouts will no longer be provided on site.

    Monday Handouts

    Tuesday Handouts

    Wednesday Handouts

    Thursday Handouts 

    Friday Handouts

  • A brochure of this year's course offerings, CE information, the conference schedule, and agenda will be posted here when available.




  • Class Information: All day classes are held 8 am to 5 pm, morning classes are held 8 am to 12 pm, and afternoon classes are held 1 pm - 5 pm.  Lunch is provided and served at noon each day; breakfast will also be offered. When registering please indicate if you will be joining us for breakfast or lunch.

    Tuesday Expo/Social: Do not miss the Tuesday evening Expo/Social for the opportunity to network with hundreds of professionals operating in the fields of architecture, engineering, residential building, and commercial contracting. Prizes will be given away and hours d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served during the event. 

    Lodging Information: Rooms have been blocked and will be available at all participating hotels– make sure to mention that you are attending the Building Codes Education Conference to ensure securing a room at the discounted government rate. Contact and other information will be posted here as the conference gets closer.

  • The expo will be held at the 2024 Building Codes Education Conference.  Vendors can set up for the entire week.

    We will hold the expo/social on Tuesday March 12, 2024 from 2:00 to 7:00.

    Registered vendors will be provided an 8' table to display their goods and services.  

    Please contact Traci Collett at (406) 841-2016 or  if you have any questions.

  • Unless otherwise noted, courses presented by International Code Council (ICC) or Shums Coda instructors will report your AIA credits for you if you provide your AIA number on the course sign in sheet.  All other credits must be self-reported. The certificates issued for most of the courses offered will qualify for State Board of Architects licensing CE.  Please read the course descriptions carefully as CEU's awarded vary by course/provider.

    The UPC course provided by IAPMO provides education credit for building officials and inspectors and qualifies as continuing education credits for the State of Montana Board of Plumbers (8 hours per day).

    All other courses will provide attendance certificates to all attendees signing the sign-in sheet for the course.

    Certificates of completion will be sent to you after the conference and your attendance has been verified.


    Future dates will be posted here once confirmed.

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