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Presenter: Brett P. Bayard, P.E., P.L.S.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: New Orleans, LA

Pan American Conference and Media Center
601 Poydras Street, 11th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: 504-200-5730

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:15 - 1:15 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:15 - 4:30 pm

Understanding the ADA and Meeting Accessibility Standards

   History and development of accessibility laws in the United States
   The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended
   Enforcement of the ADA
   Path of travel
   Readily-achievable barrier removal
   Safe harbors
   Entities and facilities that are covered
   Scoping requirements
   Accessible routes
   Reach ranges
   Doors, doorways and gates

Meeting ADA Standards

   Curb ramps
   General site and building elements
   Accessible parking
   Passenger loading zones
   Bus stop/shelters
   Drinking fountains

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Interior Designers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

     6.5 HSW CEHs
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Interior Designers
     6.5 CEUs

International Code Council
     .65 CEUs (Accessibility)

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects in most states.

The Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Interior Designers has approved this course for 6.5 CEUs.

The American Institute of Architects has approved this event for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty are of Accessibility.

This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity for construction contractors. It is not approved in any state with a contractor continuing education requirement.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Brett P. Bayard, P.E., P.L.S.

Senior Design Engineer/Land Surveyor, Mader Engineering, Inc., Lafayette, Louisiana

Working first as a mechanical engineer in the oil industry, Mr. Bayard has the unusual distinction of holding professional engineering certifications in both Mechanical and Civil Engineering and he is also a registered professional land surveyor. He earned a degree in mechanical engineering in 1997 at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and worked as a mechanical engineer for Cooper Cameron until 2000. Since joining Mader Engineering, Inc. in 2000, Mr. Bayard has translated his skills in computer-aided design and manufacturing to the civil engineering discipline, specializing in site design, downtown redevelopment, solid waste disposal and collection, wastewater collection, historic weather analysis, transportation, and operating as surveying coordinator. He also provides training to engineers and architects from Louisiana and other states, primarily regarding ADA accessible design. He is on the Board of Governors of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Louisiana and serves as the Lafayette Chapter President.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.