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AIANWW: 2021 A117.1 Code Changes Webinar

Join AIA NWW section and learn about upcoming 2021 A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities code changes.

Review changes from the 2018 to the 2021 edition of the ICC A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities. The background behind many of the changes will be discussed to provide participants with an understanding of the intent of the changes and how to apply it to their everyday work.

Trainer Bio

Our trainer for this 2-hour webinar is Kimberly Paarlberg, Senior Staff Architect in Technical Services with the International Code Council (ICC).

Kimberly’s experience with ICC includes work in the plan review and code development departments with responsibilities for code development, providing code interpretations, instructing technical seminars and authoring and reviewing instruction materials, code commentary and publication articles. Kimberly serves as code development secretariat for the General and Means of Egress/Accessibility committees for IBC and IRC Building committees for the I-codes. She is ICC representative for development of the referenced technical standard, ICC A117.1 “Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities.”  Kimberly is the staff secretariat for the ICC Health Care Committee (HCC) and the Building Code Action Committee (BCAC).  She is also secretariat for the ICC 300 – Bleachers, Folding and Telescopic Seating and Grandstands, and the ICC 500 – Design and Construction of Storm Shelters.

Before joining ICC, Kimberly worked as a structural engineer and architect. Kim is a licensed architect in Illinois and holds an Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner certification. She is a member of the Indiana Steering Committee for the Great Lakes ADA Center which facilitates dispersal of information and technical assistance for ADA. She is also a member of her county Civil Emergency Response Team (CERT), and has completed SAP Evaluation Training and several FEMA classes.

This webinar includes 2 LU/HSW continuing education credits. All sessions and speakers subject to change.

Registration for this program has closed.


Includes 2 LU | HSW

$30.00    AIA Architect Member
$20.00    AIA Associate Member
$40.00    Non-AIA Member
$30.00    Government/Partners
FREE      Students/Emeritus/Scholarships

  • When: Thursday, May 4 | 12:00 – 2:00PM PT
  • Where: Online Webinar
  • Accessibility: Please contact aianww@aiaseattle.org if you have any specific accommodation needs.




May 4, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Event Price
Free - $40 (see below)
Class Credit




AIA Northwest Washington