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ADA Seminar: Stepping Thru Existing Buildings

American Institute of Architects Los Angeles (AIA|LA)

Monday, October 29, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)

ADA Seminar: Stepping Thru Existing Buildings

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AIA Member Ended $125.00 $7.87
Non Member Ended $200.00 $11.99

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AIA|LA 2012 Continuing Education Series presented by LIGHTFAIR International (LFI)LFI 2012




ADA Seminar: Stepping Thru Existing Buildings (12/7/12)


  • Friday December 7, 2012 @ AIA|LA
  • presented by Janis Kent, AIA, CASp
  • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM (check-in begins at 9 AM)
  • provides 5.0 HSW/ADA learning units
  • $125 AIA members / $200 Non members


  • An overview for alterations on existing buildings for Accessibility even with no construction planned. This includes a review of requirements per 2010 ADA Standards for Barrier Removal for Places of Public Accommodation/Commercial Facilities as well as Program Accommodation for Public Entities (State & Local government). We will also look at Alteration requirements for 2010 ADA & CBC including disproportionality and Path of Travel. And included will be a brief overview of historic building requirements for Accessibility.


  • Janis Kent, AIA, CASp is a Certified Access Specialist (CASp) and a licensed California Architect and has been involved in the world of Accessibility since the mid-1980's. In addition to having managed a variety of architectural projects, she has surveyed buildings for accessibility compliance and provided quality control for existing facilities throughout the country. Recently she authored a book which is a compilation of architectural details on Accessibility combining ADA with CBC. She has been asked to speak on Accessibility at a variety of venues from the Dwell Mobius conventions in LA, the National AIA Convention in New Orleans, to a number of local AIA Chapters, and the State Chapter of CCAIA has recorded one of her seminars. She also has been invited to speak at several business associations. Ms. Kent is the Founding President of the Certified Access Specialist Institute (CASI), serves on the Cerritos College Architectural Advisory committee, is on the Board of Directors for the AIA-Long Beach/South Bay chapter, and on the aecKnowledge Editorial Committee. She is also an invited Subject Matter Expert for the State DSA-AB Access Committee. Janis received her M.Arch from the University of California, LA and is currently the principal of Stepping Thru Accessibility in Long Beach California.



  • AIA Los Angeles Chapter Office at the Wiltern Center, 3780 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA 90010 (corner of Western/Wilshire). Parking is available for $10 at the Ralphs/Wiltern Structure or on surrounding side streets, but be sure to read all posted parking signs. Please note that AIA|LA, Ralphs, and the Wiltern do not offer validation for parking. If you park in the Ralphs/Wiltern Structure, park on the third floor or higher and do not park in the spots indicated for Ralphs customers only as you run the risk of being towed.


  • Cancellations made at least one week prior to the class will be refunded in full, less a $10 cancellation and processing fee. No refunds for cancellations will be given after that time. No refunds shall be issued for no-shows to the class. Registration may be transferred to another individual. AIA|LA reserves the right to cancel any class where the minimum number of pre-registration registrants is not met. If such a cancellation occurs, registrants will be notified and given the opportunity to select an alternate and comparable class to attend. In the event such an alternate and comparable class is not available, then the registration fees will be refunded as appropriate. Further, dates, times, classes, program subject matter, instructors, panelists and fees are subject to change, without notice, at any time at the sole and absolute discretion of AIA|LA.


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3780 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 800
Los Angeles, 90010

Monday, October 29, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)

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