Education Conference


Continuing with our commitment to education, the Building Codes Program will be hosting the 18th Annual Building Codes Education Conference in 2023 - In Person.  The 2023 conference is scheduled for March 13 - March 16, 2023 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 3720 N. Reserve, Missoula, MT; (406) 532-5300

Registration for the 2023 Building Code Education Conference will open January 16, 2023; check back for updates.

  • A schedule of courses being offered and the conference brochures will be posted here as soon as 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 as well as  morning and afternoon snacks will also be offered.

    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. 

    Parking Information: Free parking is available in the hotel lot.

    Lodging Information: Rooms have been blocked and are available at the Hilton Garden Inn  (406) 532-5300– make sure to mention that you are attending the Building Codes Education Conference to ensure securing a room at the discounted government rate. Space is limited and fills up fast. Be sure to register for accommodations before the room block closes on February 27, 2023.

  • The expo is back and will be held at the 2023 Building Codes Education Conference.  We will hold the expo/social on Tuesday March 14, 2023 from 1:30 to 6:30 .

    Registered vendors will be provided an 8' table to display their goods and services. Registration opens on January 2, 2023. 


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

  • Unless otherwise noted, courses presented by 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 available at the conference at the end of the course.


    2023 - The 18th Annual Education Conference will be held March 13 - March 16, 2023 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Missoula MT.

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