HERNDON, VA — The National Conference of States on Building Codes and Standards (NCSBCS) will meet Oct. 20-22, 2002, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, KY. The theme for this year’s conference is: “Where is Your Jurisdiction in the Twin Races for Security and Competitiveness in the Global Economy?” It is a combined conference that is also being hosted by the Association of Major City/County Building Officials (AMCBO).

The program will include the second annual National Forum on Building Smarter in the Digital Age, training sessions for code enforcement personnel, and a homeland security workshop and discussion session regarding state adoption of current model building codes.

Keynote presentation by representatives from the Council on Competitiveness, the Infrastructure Security Partnership, and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, and hands-on demonstrations of available information technology software for use in regulation of construction will highlight the three-day meeting. Kentucky Governor and current chairman of the National Governors Association, Paul Patton, and Louisville Mayor David Armstrong, are scheduled to give welcoming and introductory remarks to the conference attendees.

For more information on the event or to register, go to www.ncsbcs.org (website).

Publication date: 08/26/2002